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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 77 105 103
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Contract jobs citing Java EE 51 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.80% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.46% 1.79% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 2
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£350 £345 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Java EE
UK

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
789 615 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.92% 24.99% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 302 236
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -19.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +28 36 £350 +13.82% 1
Glasgow -14 7 £350 +27.27% 2
Stirling -8 1 £450 +20.00%
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 112 (94.12%) Java
2 65 (54.62%) JBoss
3 57 (47.90%) SOA
4 52 (43.70%) XML
5 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (27.73%) JSF
7 32 (26.89%) J2EE
7 32 (26.89%) jQuery
8 30 (25.21%) XSLT
8 30 (25.21%) TDD
9 28 (23.53%) Hibernate
9 28 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (22.69%) Spring
11 26 (21.85%) Web Services
11 26 (21.85%) SOAP
12 25 (21.01%) JSP
13 24 (20.17%) Oracle
13 24 (20.17%) BPMN
14 22 (18.49%) RESTful
14 22 (18.49%) Eclipse
15 21 (17.65%) RichFaces
15 21 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
16 20 (16.81%) HTTP
17 19 (15.97%) HTML
17 19 (15.97%) Maven
17 19 (15.97%) Apache CXF
17 19 (15.97%) Drools
18 16 (13.45%) SQL
19 15 (12.61%) Scrum
19 15 (12.61%) Web Design

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 13 (10.92%) WebSphere
2 8 (6.72%) GlassFish
2 8 (6.72%) CMS
3 6 (5.04%) WebLogic
4 5 (4.20%) Apache
4 5 (4.20%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (2.52%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (2.52%) Node.js
5 3 (2.52%) TeamSite
6 2 (1.68%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.68%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.84%) Mule
7 1 (0.84%) FileNet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.84%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.81%) HTTP
2 2 (1.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database
2 6 (5.04%) MySQL
3 5 (4.20%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.52%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.49%) Eclipse
2 19 (15.97%) Maven
3 9 (7.56%) JProfiler
4 5 (4.20%) Subversion
4 5 (4.20%) Selenium
5 4 (3.36%) Introscope
6 3 (2.52%) JUnit
6 3 (2.52%) Hudson
6 3 (2.52%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.68%) Gradle
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (10.92%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Banking
3 3 (2.52%) Publishing
3 3 (2.52%) Front Office
4 1 (0.84%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (77.31%) Developer
2 59 (49.58%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.97%) UI Developer
3 19 (15.97%) UI Programmer
4 15 (12.61%) Senior Developer
5 13 (10.92%) Architect
6 9 (7.56%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.04%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Applications Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Senior UI Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.36%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.36%) Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) Designer
10 3 (2.52%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.52%) Java Architect
11 2 (1.68%) Java Applications Architect
11 2 (1.68%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (43.70%) XML
2 33 (27.73%) JSF
3 32 (26.89%) J2EE
3 32 (26.89%) jQuery
4 30 (25.21%) XSLT
5 28 (23.53%) Hibernate
6 27 (22.69%) Spring
7 26 (21.85%) Web Services
7 26 (21.85%) SOAP
8 25 (21.01%) JSP
9 22 (18.49%) RESTful
10 21 (17.65%) RichFaces
11 19 (15.97%) Apache CXF
11 19 (15.97%) Drools
11 19 (15.97%) HTML
12 12 (10.08%) CSS
12 12 (10.08%) jBPM
13 10 (8.40%) EJB
14 7 (5.88%) Servlets
14 7 (5.88%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.20%) Open Source
1 5 (4.20%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.52%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.68%) DataPower
4 2 (1.68%) GIS
4 2 (1.68%) Clustering
4 2 (1.68%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.84%) iPad
5 1 (0.84%) User Experience
5 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Derivative
5 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Linux
2 6 (5.04%) UNIX
3 4 (3.36%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.52%) Android
4 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (47.90%) SOA
2 43 (36.13%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (25.21%) TDD
4 28 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (20.17%) BPMN
6 21 (17.65%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (12.61%) Scrum
7 15 (12.61%) Web Design
8 13 (10.92%) Workflow
9 12 (10.08%) OO
10 11 (9.24%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.56%) Use Case
12 6 (5.04%) UML
13 5 (4.20%) ETL
13 5 (4.20%) OOD
13 5 (4.20%) Web Development
13 5 (4.20%) Content Management
13 5 (4.20%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.20%) Test Automation
14 4 (3.36%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (94.12%) Java
2 16 (13.45%) SQL
3 14 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.20%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.20%) Groovy
5 3 (2.52%) Ruby
5 3 (2.52%) Python
5 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.68%) Jython
6 2 (1.68%) Perl
6 2 (1.68%) PHP
6 2 (1.68%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.20%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.84%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 65 (54.62%) JBoss
2 24 (20.17%) Oracle
3 4 (3.36%) IBM
3 4 (3.36%) CA
3 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.36%) Adobe
4 3 (2.52%) Twitter
4 3 (2.52%) HP
4 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.68%) Kony
5 2 (1.68%) Yahoo!
5 2 (1.68%) Google
6 1 (0.84%) Sun
6 1 (0.84%) Murex
6 1 (0.84%) Sybase
6 1 (0.84%) Reuters
6 1 (0.84%) Bloomberg