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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 97 112 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -53
Contract jobs citing Java EE 48 19 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.66% 0.66% 2.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.14% 3.20% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 8 43
Median daily rate £358 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £367 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £448 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £389 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.50% +19.61%
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
590 594 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.43% 20.50% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 297 486
Median daily rate £350 £352 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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% 3
Glasgow +8 6 £350 -9.67% 2
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 86 (94.51%) Java
2 65 (71.43%) JBoss
3 55 (60.44%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (49.45%) SOA
5 42 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (45.05%) Hibernate
7 40 (43.96%) Scrum
7 40 (43.96%) XML
8 37 (40.66%) Eclipse
8 37 (40.66%) Spring
9 34 (37.36%) Oracle
10 32 (35.16%) TDD
11 30 (32.97%) XSLT
11 30 (32.97%) SOAP
12 28 (30.77%) Maven
13 27 (29.67%) Performance Monitoring
13 27 (29.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 25 (27.47%) JProfiler
15 24 (26.37%) jQuery
16 23 (25.27%) Web Services
16 23 (25.27%) JSF
17 22 (24.18%) Linux
17 22 (24.18%) J2EE
17 22 (24.18%) SQL
18 21 (23.08%) jBPM
18 21 (23.08%) Drools
19 20 (21.98%) RESTful
19 20 (21.98%) RichFaces
19 20 (21.98%) WebLogic
19 20 (21.98%) Tomcat

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 65 (71.43%) JBoss
2 20 (21.98%) Tomcat
2 20 (21.98%) WebLogic
3 18 (19.78%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.59%) Node.js
5 5 (5.49%) Apache
5 5 (5.49%) Confluence
5 5 (5.49%) GeoServer
5 5 (5.49%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (4.40%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.20%) IIS
7 2 (2.20%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.10%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) HTTP
2 4 (4.40%) Firewall
3 2 (2.20%) LDAP
3 2 (2.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) Oracle Database
2 13 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.79%) RDBMS
4 7 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.59%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (5.49%) GIS
6 5 (5.49%) QGIS
6 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
7 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.20%) DB2
8 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 37 (40.66%) Eclipse
2 28 (30.77%) Maven
3 25 (27.47%) JProfiler
4 19 (20.88%) Jenkins
5 17 (18.68%) JIRA
5 17 (18.68%) Subversion
6 10 (10.99%) Git (software)
7 8 (8.79%) JUnit
8 7 (7.69%) Hudson
8 7 (7.69%) SoapUI
9 6 (6.59%) Selenium
10 5 (5.49%) Ant
10 5 (5.49%) Bower
10 5 (5.49%) Cobertura
10 5 (5.49%) DBeaver
10 5 (5.49%) JBehave
11 4 (4.40%) Firebug
11 4 (4.40%) Introscope
12 3 (3.30%) Artifactory
12 3 (3.30%) Mockito
General
1 8 (8.79%) Banking
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 53 (58.24%) Developer
2 46 (50.55%) Java Developer
3 9 (9.89%) Senior Developer
3 9 (9.89%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Agile Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Architect
5 6 (6.59%) Tester
6 5 (5.49%) Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) GIS Developer
6 5 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.49%) XML Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Non-Functional Tester
7 4 (4.40%) Test Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Applications Specialist
8 3 (3.30%) Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Java Programmer
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Programmer
8 3 (3.30%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (45.05%) Hibernate
2 40 (43.96%) XML
3 37 (40.66%) Spring
4 30 (32.97%) SOAP
4 30 (32.97%) XSLT
5 24 (26.37%) jQuery
6 23 (25.27%) JSF
6 23 (25.27%) Web Services
7 22 (24.18%) J2EE
8 21 (23.08%) Drools
8 21 (23.08%) jBPM
9 20 (21.98%) RESTful
9 20 (21.98%) RichFaces
10 18 (19.78%) HTML
11 15 (16.48%) Apache CXF
11 15 (16.48%) JPA
12 9 (9.89%) CSS
12 9 (9.89%) JDBC
12 9 (9.89%) Struts
13 8 (8.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.10%) Clustering
2 1 (1.10%) EMC VNX
2 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.18%) Linux
2 15 (16.48%) Unix
3 8 (8.79%) Windows
4 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.40%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.20%) AIX
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (60.44%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (49.45%) SOA
3 42 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (43.96%) Scrum
5 32 (35.16%) TDD
6 27 (29.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 27 (29.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (15.38%) BPMN
7 14 (15.38%) Kanban
7 14 (15.38%) SDLC
7 14 (15.38%) Workflow
8 13 (14.29%) Open Source
9 12 (13.19%) Waterfall
10 11 (12.09%) OOD
11 10 (10.99%) BDD
11 10 (10.99%) Software Testing
12 9 (9.89%) Defect Management
12 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
12 9 (9.89%) User Stories
13 8 (8.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 86 (94.51%) Java
2 22 (24.18%) SQL
3 18 (19.78%) JavaScript
4 12 (13.19%) Python
5 7 (7.69%) Perl
5 7 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.49%) CoffeeScript
6 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.40%) PHP
8 2 (2.20%) AspectJ
8 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.20%) C
8 2 (2.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.10%) VCAP
2 1 (1.10%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) COBIT
1 4 (4.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.30%) Docker
3 2 (2.20%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) CA Wily
1 6 (6.59%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.49%) BladeLogic
3 3 (3.30%) Ansible
3 3 (3.30%) HP Fortify
3 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.20%) logstash
4 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.20%) Puppet
4 2 (2.20%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 34 (37.36%) Oracle
2 11 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) Red Hat
3 9 (9.89%) VMware
4 8 (8.79%) IBM
5 5 (5.49%) webMethods
6 4 (4.40%) CA
7 3 (3.30%) HP
8 2 (2.20%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.20%) Cognizant
8 2 (2.20%) Google
8 2 (2.20%) Splunk
9 1 (1.10%) Cisco
9 1 (1.10%) EMC