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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 65 105 51
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -54
Contract jobs citing Java EE 67 23 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.63% 0.85% 2.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.62% 3.62% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 14 33
Average daily rate £363 £363 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £255 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £301
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +33.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £107.50
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
631 636 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.76% 23.41% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 371 324
Average daily rate £363 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +41 66 £363 +11.53% 4
Glasgow +2 1 - - 1
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 81 (89.01%) Java
2 70 (76.92%) JBoss
2 70 (76.92%) SOA
2 70 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (64.84%) Scrum
3 59 (64.84%) XML
4 54 (59.34%) Eclipse
5 50 (54.95%) TDD
6 47 (51.65%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (48.35%) XSLT
7 44 (48.35%) JProfiler
8 41 (45.05%) Performance Monitoring
8 41 (45.05%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 29 (31.87%) Spring
10 28 (30.77%) Web Services
11 25 (27.47%) SDLC
12 24 (26.37%) Oracle
13 21 (23.08%) SQL
13 21 (23.08%) J2EE
14 19 (20.88%) Hibernate
15 18 (19.78%) JSF
15 18 (19.78%) Unix
15 18 (19.78%) Tomcat
16 17 (18.68%) JIRA
17 15 (16.48%) jQuery
17 15 (16.48%) Maven
18 14 (15.38%) Software Testing
19 13 (14.29%) WebLogic
19 13 (14.29%) Waterfall
20 12 (13.19%) SoapUI

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 70 (76.92%) JBoss
2 18 (19.78%) Tomcat
3 13 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 12 (13.19%) WebSphere
5 6 (6.59%) Apache
6 3 (3.30%) Confluence
6 3 (3.30%) IIS
7 2 (2.20%) Node.js
8 1 (1.10%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database
2 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 54 (59.34%) Eclipse
2 44 (48.35%) JProfiler
3 17 (18.68%) JIRA
4 15 (16.48%) Maven
5 12 (13.19%) SoapUI
6 11 (12.09%) Firebug
6 11 (12.09%) Selenium
7 5 (5.49%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.49%) Subversion
8 4 (4.40%) JUnit
9 3 (3.30%) Mockito
9 3 (3.30%) NetBeans
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.10%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (69.23%) Developer
2 60 (65.93%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Agile Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Agile Java Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 13 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (13.19%) XML Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) Consultant
7 9 (9.89%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Java Programmer
8 6 (6.59%) Programmer
9 5 (5.49%) Java Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) XML Programmer
10 4 (4.40%) Tester
11 3 (3.30%) Architect
11 3 (3.30%) Oracle Developer
12 2 (2.20%) J2EE Developer
12 2 (2.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 2 (2.20%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (64.84%) XML
2 44 (48.35%) XSLT
3 29 (31.87%) Spring
4 28 (30.77%) Web Services
5 21 (23.08%) J2EE
6 19 (20.88%) Hibernate
7 18 (19.78%) JSF
8 15 (16.48%) jQuery
9 12 (13.19%) SOAP
10 11 (12.09%) Apache CXF
11 10 (10.99%) Drools
11 10 (10.99%) jBPM
11 10 (10.99%) RESTful
11 10 (10.99%) RichFaces
12 6 (6.59%) Spring MVC
13 5 (5.49%) JPA
14 4 (4.40%) CSS
14 4 (4.40%) HTML
14 4 (4.40%) JSP
15 3 (3.30%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.20%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.10%) Clustering
2 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.78%) Unix
2 8 (8.79%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Windows
4 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 70 (76.92%) SOA
2 59 (64.84%) Scrum
3 50 (54.95%) TDD
4 47 (51.65%) Continuous Integration
5 41 (45.05%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 41 (45.05%) Performance Monitoring
6 25 (27.47%) SDLC
7 14 (15.38%) Software Testing
8 13 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 12 (13.19%) Defect Management
9 12 (13.19%) Kanban
9 12 (13.19%) User Stories
10 11 (12.09%) BPMN
10 11 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (12.09%) Test Automation
11 10 (10.99%) Workflow
12 6 (6.59%) MVC
13 4 (4.40%) OO
13 4 (4.40%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (89.01%) Java
2 21 (23.08%) SQL
3 10 (10.99%) XPath
4 8 (8.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.20%) C
6 2 (2.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (26.37%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) Cognos
2 10 (10.99%) IBM
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.10%) hybris
4 1 (1.10%) VMware
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