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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 99 115 59
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -56
Contract jobs citing Java EE 49 23 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.69% 0.76% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.53% 3.63% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 9 43
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £293 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +9.96%
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
651 634 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 22.49% 21.03% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 297 481
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £261 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Java EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +21 42 £360 -17.71% 2
Glasgow +6 6 £350 +24.33%
West Lothian - 1 £378 -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 81 (94.19%) Java
2 59 (68.60%) JBoss
3 49 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (51.16%) Hibernate
5 37 (43.02%) SOA
6 36 (41.86%) Scrum
6 36 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (40.70%) SOAP
8 34 (39.53%) XML
9 33 (38.37%) Oracle
9 33 (38.37%) Spring
10 29 (33.72%) Maven
11 28 (32.56%) Web Services
11 28 (32.56%) Eclipse
12 26 (30.23%) JSF
12 26 (30.23%) TDD
13 24 (27.91%) HTML
14 23 (26.74%) SQL
14 23 (26.74%) XSLT
14 23 (26.74%) Linux
14 23 (26.74%) Drools
14 23 (26.74%) RichFaces
14 23 (26.74%) jBPM
15 22 (25.58%) jQuery
15 22 (25.58%) Subversion
16 21 (24.42%) JPA
17 20 (23.26%) RESTful
18 19 (22.09%) Open Source
18 19 (22.09%) Jenkins
18 19 (22.09%) J2EE

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 59 (68.60%) JBoss
2 17 (19.77%) Tomcat
3 16 (18.60%) WebLogic
4 15 (17.44%) WebSphere
5 6 (6.98%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (5.81%) Apache
6 5 (5.81%) Confluence
6 5 (5.81%) GeoServer
7 4 (4.65%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.33%) IIS
8 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.16%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) HTTP
2 4 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) LDAP
3 2 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) Oracle Database
2 12 (13.95%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 8 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.14%) RDBMS
5 5 (5.81%) GIS
5 5 (5.81%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (5.81%) QGIS
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.33%) DB2
7 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (33.72%) Maven
2 28 (32.56%) Eclipse
3 22 (25.58%) Subversion
4 19 (22.09%) Jenkins
5 17 (19.77%) JIRA
6 14 (16.28%) JProfiler
7 11 (12.79%) Git (software)
8 8 (9.30%) Hudson
8 8 (9.30%) JUnit
9 7 (8.14%) SoapUI
10 6 (6.98%) Bower
11 5 (5.81%) Ant
11 5 (5.81%) Cobertura
11 5 (5.81%) DBeaver
11 5 (5.81%) JBehave
11 5 (5.81%) Selenium
12 4 (4.65%) Introscope
13 3 (3.49%) Firebug
13 3 (3.49%) Mockito
13 3 (3.49%) NetBeans
General
1 8 (9.30%) Banking
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 48 (55.81%) Developer
2 40 (46.51%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Senior Developer
3 10 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (6.98%) Tester
5 5 (5.81%) Architect
5 5 (5.81%) GIS Developer
5 5 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) Middleware Consultant
6 4 (4.65%) Non-Functional Tester
7 3 (3.49%) Build Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Monitoring Specialist
7 3 (3.49%) Performance Specialist
7 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.49%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.16%) Hibernate
2 35 (40.70%) SOAP
3 34 (39.53%) XML
4 33 (38.37%) Spring
5 28 (32.56%) Web Services
6 26 (30.23%) JSF
7 24 (27.91%) HTML
8 23 (26.74%) Drools
8 23 (26.74%) jBPM
8 23 (26.74%) RichFaces
8 23 (26.74%) XSLT
9 22 (25.58%) jQuery
10 21 (24.42%) JPA
11 20 (23.26%) RESTful
12 19 (22.09%) J2EE
13 14 (16.28%) Apache CXF
14 10 (11.63%) Struts
15 9 (10.47%) CSS
15 9 (10.47%) JDBC
16 8 (9.30%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.49%) EMC VNX
1 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.16%) Clustering
2 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.16%) User Experience
2 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.74%) Linux
2 13 (15.12%) Unix
3 7 (8.14%) Windows
4 6 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.65%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.33%) AIX
6 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (43.02%) SOA
3 36 (41.86%) Continuous Integration
3 36 (41.86%) Scrum
4 26 (30.23%) TDD
5 19 (22.09%) Open Source
6 16 (18.60%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 16 (18.60%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (17.44%) Kanban
8 11 (12.79%) BDD
8 11 (12.79%) BPMN
8 11 (12.79%) OOD
8 11 (12.79%) Workflow
9 10 (11.63%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
9 10 (11.63%) User Stories
10 9 (10.47%) Defect Management
10 9 (10.47%) SDLC
10 9 (10.47%) Software Testing
11 8 (9.30%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (94.19%) Java
2 23 (26.74%) SQL
3 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.12%) Python
5 8 (9.30%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.14%) Perl
7 6 (6.98%) CoffeeScript
8 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
9 4 (4.65%) PHP
10 2 (2.33%) AspectJ
10 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.33%) C
10 2 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.49%) VCAP
1 3 (3.49%) VCP6
1 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) COBIT
1 4 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Docker
1 5 (5.81%) GeoWebCache
2 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.49%) vSphere
3 2 (2.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) CA Wily
1 6 (6.98%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.81%) Ansible
2 5 (5.81%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.49%) HP Fortify
3 3 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (3.49%) vRealize
4 2 (2.33%) logstash
4 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) Puppet
4 2 (2.33%) rkt
4 2 (2.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 33 (38.37%) Oracle
2 13 (15.12%) Red Hat
3 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.79%) VMware
4 8 (9.30%) IBM
5 6 (6.98%) webMethods
6 4 (4.65%) CA
7 3 (3.49%) Cisco
7 3 (3.49%) EMC
7 3 (3.49%) HP
8 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.33%) Cognizant
8 2 (2.33%) Google
8 2 (2.33%) Splunk