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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 77 71 103
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +32
Contract jobs citing Java EE 45 52 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.63% 2.11% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.11% 7.34% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.17%
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
736 708 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.68% 28.73% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 387 314
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 10
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £26.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +27.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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 -24 34 £325 +11.11% 1
Glasgow -2 4 £388 +6.89% 2
Aberdeen - 1 £375 - 1
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 85 (98.84%) Java
2 56 (65.12%) XML
3 53 (61.63%) JBoss
4 45 (52.33%) J2EE
5 39 (45.35%) jQuery
6 36 (41.86%) SOA
7 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (39.53%) JSF
9 30 (34.88%) XSLT
10 28 (32.56%) HTML
10 28 (32.56%) JSP
10 28 (32.56%) TDD
11 27 (31.40%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (31.40%) RichFaces
12 25 (29.07%) HTTP
12 25 (29.07%) Scrum
13 24 (27.91%) JProfiler
14 23 (26.74%) Eclipse
14 23 (26.74%) Apache CXF
15 21 (24.42%) SOAP
16 19 (22.09%) Performance Monitoring
17 18 (20.93%) RESTful
18 17 (19.77%) Web Design
18 17 (19.77%) Spring
19 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
19 15 (17.44%) Hibernate
20 13 (15.12%) Web Services
20 13 (15.12%) OO
21 12 (13.95%) CSS
22 11 (12.79%) SQL

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 53 (61.63%) JBoss
2 7 (8.14%) CMS
2 7 (8.14%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.81%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (5.81%) FileNet
4 4 (4.65%) GlassFish
4 4 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 4 (4.65%) Apache
5 2 (2.33%) TeamSite
5 2 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (2.33%) WebLogic Integration
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Process Server
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (2.33%) Node.js
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.16%) Mule
6 1 (1.16%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.07%) HTTP
2 1 (1.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) RDBMS
1 6 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.16%) Big Data
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.16%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (27.91%) JProfiler
2 23 (26.74%) Eclipse
3 9 (10.47%) Maven
4 4 (4.65%) Hudson
4 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.65%) JUnit
5 3 (3.49%) Subversion
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 3 (3.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (96.51%) Developer
2 53 (61.63%) Java Developer
3 24 (27.91%) UI Developer
3 24 (27.91%) UI Programmer
4 20 (23.26%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.63%) Senior UI Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.49%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Designer
10 2 (2.33%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Solutions Designer
10 2 (2.33%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.16%) Analyst Programmer
11 1 (1.16%) Programmer
11 1 (1.16%) DBA
11 1 (1.16%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (65.12%) XML
2 45 (52.33%) J2EE
3 39 (45.35%) jQuery
4 34 (39.53%) JSF
5 30 (34.88%) XSLT
6 28 (32.56%) HTML
6 28 (32.56%) JSP
7 27 (31.40%) RichFaces
8 23 (26.74%) Apache CXF
9 21 (24.42%) SOAP
10 18 (20.93%) RESTful
11 17 (19.77%) Spring
12 15 (17.44%) Hibernate
13 13 (15.12%) Web Services
14 12 (13.95%) CSS
15 6 (6.98%) Servlets
15 6 (6.98%) JSTL
16 5 (5.81%) jBPM
17 4 (4.65%) Dojo
17 4 (4.65%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.49%) Taxonomies
2 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) DataPower
3 2 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (1.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) UNIX
2 2 (2.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.33%) Android
2 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (41.86%) SOA
2 35 (40.70%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.56%) TDD
4 27 (31.40%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (29.07%) Scrum
6 19 (22.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 17 (19.77%) Web Design
8 13 (15.12%) OO
9 7 (8.14%) BPMN
10 6 (6.98%) UML
11 5 (5.81%) Content Management
11 5 (5.81%) Document Management
12 4 (4.65%) Use Case
12 4 (4.65%) Waterfall
12 4 (4.65%) Workflow
12 4 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (4.65%) OOD
13 3 (3.49%) OOP
13 3 (3.49%) BPEL
14 2 (2.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (98.84%) Java
2 15 (17.44%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.79%) SQL
4 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.33%) Jython
5 2 (2.33%) Groovy
6 1 (1.16%) Scala
6 1 (1.16%) XPath
6 1 (1.16%) XQuery
6 1 (1.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (2.33%) Sun Certification
2 2 (2.33%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle
2 3 (3.49%) Adobe
2 3 (3.49%) Red Hat
2 3 (3.49%) Twitter
3 2 (2.33%) Kony
3 2 (2.33%) Yahoo!
3 2 (2.33%) Google
3 2 (2.33%) Sun
3 2 (2.33%) HP
3 2 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.16%) Sybase
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