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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 71 108 108
Rank change year-on-year
+37 0
Contract jobs citing Java EE 50 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.82% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.55% 1.20% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £304 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £415 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £33.43
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
763 751 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.75% 30.22% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 384 246
Average daily rate £360 £338 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% +67.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +30 36 £300 -14.28% 1
Glasgow -6 5 £350 -1.40%
Stirling - 3 £525 - 1
West Lothian - - - -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 119 (95.20%) Java
2 72 (57.60%) JBoss
3 61 (48.80%) XML
4 54 (43.20%) SOA
5 46 (36.80%) JSF
6 44 (35.20%) J2EE
7 43 (34.40%) jQuery
8 40 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (27.20%) TDD
10 33 (26.40%) JSP
11 32 (25.60%) RichFaces
12 30 (24.00%) SOAP
12 30 (24.00%) XSLT
12 30 (24.00%) Hibernate
13 29 (23.20%) Spring
13 29 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (22.40%) HTML
15 27 (21.60%) HTTP
15 27 (21.60%) Apache CXF
16 26 (20.80%) RESTful
16 26 (20.80%) Oracle
17 25 (20.00%) Web Services
17 25 (20.00%) Eclipse
18 24 (19.20%) BPMN
19 22 (17.60%) Performance Monitoring
19 22 (17.60%) Web Design
20 20 (16.00%) Maven
21 19 (15.20%) Scrum
22 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
23 15 (12.00%) Drools

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 72 (57.60%) JBoss
2 11 (8.80%) WebSphere
3 8 (6.40%) CMS
4 7 (5.60%) GlassFish
5 6 (4.80%) Apache
6 5 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
7 4 (3.20%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.40%) FileNet
8 3 (2.40%) TeamSite
8 3 (2.40%) Node.js
8 3 (2.40%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.60%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.60%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Process Server
10 1 (0.80%) Mule
10 1 (0.80%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.60%) HTTP
2 2 (1.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.80%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.80%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.00%) MySQL
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.40%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.80%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.80%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.80%) Big Data
6 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 20 (16.00%) Maven
3 13 (10.40%) JProfiler
4 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.20%) Hudson
4 4 (3.20%) JUnit
4 4 (3.20%) Introscope
5 3 (2.40%) Subversion
6 2 (1.60%) Gradle
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.80%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (11.20%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Banking
3 3 (2.40%) Publishing
4 1 (0.80%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (84.80%) Developer
2 63 (50.40%) Java Developer
3 28 (22.40%) UI Developer
3 28 (22.40%) UI Programmer
4 20 (16.00%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.60%) Architect
6 10 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (7.20%) Senior UI Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.00%) Applications Architect
9 5 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.20%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.40%) Java Architect
11 3 (2.40%) Technical Leader
11 3 (2.40%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.40%) Designer
11 3 (2.40%) Senior Architect
12 2 (1.60%) Java Applications Architect
12 2 (1.60%) Software Developer
12 2 (1.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (48.80%) XML
2 46 (36.80%) JSF
3 44 (35.20%) J2EE
4 43 (34.40%) jQuery
5 33 (26.40%) JSP
6 32 (25.60%) RichFaces
7 30 (24.00%) SOAP
7 30 (24.00%) XSLT
7 30 (24.00%) Hibernate
8 29 (23.20%) Spring
9 28 (22.40%) HTML
10 27 (21.60%) Apache CXF
11 26 (20.80%) RESTful
12 25 (20.00%) Web Services
13 15 (12.00%) Drools
14 14 (11.20%) jBPM
15 13 (10.40%) CSS
16 9 (7.20%) EJB
17 8 (6.40%) Servlets
18 7 (5.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.40%) Taxonomies
2 3 (2.40%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.60%) DataPower
3 2 (1.60%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.60%) Clustering
4 1 (0.80%) iPad
4 1 (0.80%) Open Source
4 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.00%) UNIX
1 5 (4.00%) Linux
2 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.40%) Android
3 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.20%) SOA
2 40 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (27.20%) TDD
4 29 (23.20%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (19.20%) BPMN
6 22 (17.60%) Performance Monitoring
6 22 (17.60%) Web Design
7 19 (15.20%) Scrum
8 13 (10.40%) Workflow
8 13 (10.40%) OO
9 9 (7.20%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.20%) Use Case
10 6 (4.80%) UML
11 5 (4.00%) Content Management
11 5 (4.00%) OOD
12 4 (3.20%) Performance Management
13 3 (2.40%) Web Development
13 3 (2.40%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.40%) BPEL
13 3 (2.40%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (95.20%) Java
2 16 (12.80%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.00%) SQL
4 5 (4.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (4.00%) Groovy
5 3 (2.40%) Ruby
6 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.60%) Python
6 2 (1.60%) Perl
6 2 (1.60%) PHP
6 2 (1.60%) Jython
7 1 (0.80%) XPath
7 1 (0.80%) C#
7 1 (0.80%) XQuery
7 1 (0.80%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (4.80%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) Sun Certification
2 2 (1.60%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.40%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (20.80%) Oracle
2 4 (3.20%) CA
2 4 (3.20%) IBM
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.40%) Adobe
3 3 (2.40%) HP
3 3 (2.40%) Twitter
4 2 (1.60%) Kony
4 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.60%) Sun
4 2 (1.60%) Yahoo!
4 2 (1.60%) Google
5 1 (0.80%) Sybase
Stirling
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago