The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Scotland region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 58 98 101
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +3
Contract jobs citing Java EE 75 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.74% 0.49% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.51% 2.05% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 1
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£363 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +38.33%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
789 585 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.79% 23.93% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 271 190
Average daily rate £375 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Java EE
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +35 65 £388 +43.51% 2
Glasgow -4 3 - - 2
Fife - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 134 (90.54%) Java
2 73 (49.32%) JBoss
2 73 (49.32%) SOA
3 51 (34.46%) XML
4 46 (31.08%) Hibernate
5 41 (27.70%) Spring
6 40 (27.03%) JSF
7 38 (25.68%) BPMN
8 35 (23.65%) Oracle
9 34 (22.97%) Web Services
10 30 (20.27%) J2EE
10 30 (20.27%) RichFaces
11 29 (19.59%) XSLT
11 29 (19.59%) Workflow
12 27 (18.24%) SOAP
12 27 (18.24%) jQuery
13 26 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (16.89%) Maven
14 25 (16.89%) Drools
15 21 (14.19%) HTML
16 20 (13.51%) TDD
16 20 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (12.84%) SQL
17 19 (12.84%) Linux
18 18 (12.16%) JSP
18 18 (12.16%) Eclipse
18 18 (12.16%) RESTful
19 17 (11.49%) Apache CXF
19 17 (11.49%) HTTP
19 17 (11.49%) JavaScript

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 14 (9.46%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.73%) CMS
3 5 (3.38%) GlassFish
3 5 (3.38%) Apache Solr
3 5 (3.38%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.70%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (2.03%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (2.03%) Node.js
5 3 (2.03%) TeamSite
5 3 (2.03%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.35%) Apache
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.68%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle BPM
1 3 (2.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.68%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.49%) HTTP
2 3 (2.03%) LDAP
3 2 (1.35%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.38%) Oracle Database
1 5 (3.38%) Relational Database
1 5 (3.38%) MySQL
2 3 (2.03%) Pentaho
2 3 (2.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 25 (16.89%) Maven
2 18 (12.16%) Eclipse
3 13 (8.78%) Subversion
4 6 (4.05%) Selenium
5 4 (2.70%) Introscope
5 4 (2.70%) JUnit
5 4 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (2.03%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.03%) Hudson
7 2 (1.35%) Ant
7 2 (1.35%) Gradle
7 2 (1.35%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 15 (10.14%) Finance
2 5 (3.38%) Front Office
3 4 (2.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.03%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (64.86%) Developer
2 60 (40.54%) Java Developer
3 36 (24.32%) Architect
4 19 (12.84%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (10.81%) UI Developer
5 16 (10.81%) UI Programmer
6 14 (9.46%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.11%) Applications Architect
8 11 (7.43%) Java Architect
9 8 (5.41%) Java Applications Architect
10 6 (4.05%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.38%) Senior Architect
11 5 (3.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.38%) Analyst
11 5 (3.38%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.70%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
13 3 (2.03%) Senior UI Developer
13 3 (2.03%) Security Solutions Architect
13 3 (2.03%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (34.46%) XML
2 46 (31.08%) Hibernate
3 41 (27.70%) Spring
4 40 (27.03%) JSF
5 34 (22.97%) Web Services
6 30 (20.27%) J2EE
6 30 (20.27%) RichFaces
7 29 (19.59%) XSLT
8 27 (18.24%) SOAP
8 27 (18.24%) jQuery
9 25 (16.89%) Drools
10 21 (14.19%) HTML
11 18 (12.16%) JSP
11 18 (12.16%) RESTful
12 17 (11.49%) Apache CXF
13 16 (10.81%) jBPM
13 16 (10.81%) JPA
14 14 (9.46%) CSS
15 12 (8.11%) OSGi
16 11 (7.43%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Open Source
2 6 (4.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.03%) Taxonomies
3 3 (2.03%) Derivative
4 2 (1.35%) GIS
5 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.84%) Linux
2 6 (4.05%) UNIX
3 4 (2.70%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.03%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (49.32%) SOA
2 38 (25.68%) BPMN
3 29 (19.59%) Workflow
4 26 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.51%) TDD
5 20 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 13 (8.78%) Use Case
8 12 (8.11%) Scrum
8 12 (8.11%) Web Design
9 10 (6.76%) User Stories
10 9 (6.08%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.05%) Identity Management
11 6 (4.05%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.05%) OO
11 6 (4.05%) Test Automation
12 5 (3.38%) Refactoring
12 5 (3.38%) ETL
12 5 (3.38%) Web Development
12 5 (3.38%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (90.54%) Java
2 19 (12.84%) SQL
3 17 (11.49%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.70%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.70%) C#
4 4 (2.70%) Groovy
5 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.03%) Python
5 3 (2.03%) Ruby
6 2 (1.35%) C
6 2 (1.35%) Perl
6 2 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (0.68%) Jython
Qualifications
1 5 (3.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.14%) QA
2 3 (2.03%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (49.32%) JBoss
2 35 (23.65%) Oracle
3 11 (7.43%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.38%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.70%) Adobe
5 4 (2.70%) CA
6 3 (2.03%) HP
7 2 (1.35%) IBM
7 2 (1.35%) Twitter
8 1 (0.68%) Sybase
8 1 (0.68%) Reuters
8 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.68%) Murex
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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