The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 118 77 103
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +26
Contract jobs citing Java EE 18 54 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 1.97% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.73% 7.11% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £48.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
660 759 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.12% 27.71% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 394 273
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +24.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java EE across the Scotland region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Java EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Scotland region.

Java EE Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Java EE
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -45 8 £380 +0.73% 1
Glasgow +4 5 £282 -29.62% 3
Dundee -4 4 - - 2
Java EE
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Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Java EE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java EE.

1 34 (91.89%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) TDD
3 15 (40.54%) Web Services
4 12 (32.43%) XML
5 11 (29.73%) Scrum
6 10 (27.03%) Spring
6 10 (27.03%) XSLT
6 10 (27.03%) SOA
6 10 (27.03%) SQL
7 9 (24.32%) JBoss
7 9 (24.32%) Finance
8 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.62%) JProfiler
8 8 (21.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (21.62%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 7 (18.92%) Struts
10 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
10 6 (16.22%) Oracle
10 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
11 5 (13.51%) SOAP
12 4 (10.81%) JSP
12 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
12 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
12 4 (10.81%) Middleware
12 4 (10.81%) Linux
12 4 (10.81%) Migration
12 4 (10.81%) Banking

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Java EE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) JBoss
2 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) Confluence
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) DB2
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
1 8 (21.62%) JProfiler
2 2 (5.41%) JUnit
2 2 (5.41%) NetBeans
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 2 (5.41%) Maven
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 30 (81.08%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Designer
5 1 (2.70%) AWS Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (2.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) Web Services
2 12 (32.43%) XML
3 10 (27.03%) XSLT
3 10 (27.03%) Spring
4 7 (18.92%) Struts
5 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
6 5 (13.51%) SOAP
7 4 (10.81%) Middleware
7 4 (10.81%) JSP
7 4 (10.81%) GWT
8 3 (8.11%) jQuery
8 3 (8.11%) J2EE
8 3 (8.11%) CSS
8 3 (8.11%) JMS
9 2 (5.41%) JSF
9 2 (5.41%) JPA
9 2 (5.41%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (5.41%) MyBatis
10 1 (2.70%) Drools
10 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Digital Media
2 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) TDD
3 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 10 (27.03%) SOA
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (21.62%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (21.62%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Migration
7 3 (8.11%) UML
7 3 (8.11%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.41%) Coaching
8 2 (5.41%) SDLC
8 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.41%) OO
8 2 (5.41%) OOD
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) Charles River
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe