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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 69 104 102
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -2
Contract jobs citing Java EE 60 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.15% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.69% 1.75% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 3
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£375 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £260 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £367 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +47.69%
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
780 570 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.99% 22.85% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 266 195
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Average hourly rate £42.25 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £24.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 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 22 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
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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 +26 49 £377 +25.74% 1
Glasgow -11 4 £400 +45.45% 2
Aberdeen - 1 £375 -
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - - 1
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 116 (92.06%) Java
2 68 (53.97%) JBoss
3 64 (50.79%) SOA
4 47 (37.30%) XML
5 37 (29.37%) Hibernate
6 34 (26.98%) JSF
7 31 (24.60%) XSLT
7 31 (24.60%) Oracle
8 30 (23.81%) Web Services
9 28 (22.22%) Spring
10 27 (21.43%) J2EE
10 27 (21.43%) BPMN
11 26 (20.63%) jQuery
11 26 (20.63%) TDD
12 24 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (18.25%) RichFaces
13 23 (18.25%) SOAP
14 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (15.87%) Eclipse
16 19 (15.08%) JSP
16 19 (15.08%) Maven
16 19 (15.08%) Workflow
16 19 (15.08%) Drools
16 19 (15.08%) Performance Monitoring
17 18 (14.29%) RESTful
18 17 (13.49%) HTTP
19 16 (12.70%) SQL
19 16 (12.70%) Apache CXF
20 15 (11.90%) HTML
21 14 (11.11%) Use Case

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 12 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.56%) CMS
3 6 (4.76%) GlassFish
3 6 (4.76%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.97%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (2.38%) TeamSite
5 3 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (2.38%) Node.js
5 3 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.59%) Apache
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.79%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.49%) HTTP
2 2 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.76%) MySQL
3 4 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.38%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Eclipse
2 19 (15.08%) Maven
3 7 (5.56%) JProfiler
4 6 (4.76%) Subversion
5 5 (3.97%) Selenium
6 4 (3.17%) Introscope
7 3 (2.38%) JUnit
7 3 (2.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (2.38%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.38%) Hudson
7 3 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.59%) Gradle
8 2 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.79%) Ant
9 1 (0.79%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (3.97%) Front Office
3 4 (3.17%) Banking
4 3 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (0.79%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 85 (67.46%) Developer
2 54 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 27 (21.43%) Architect
4 15 (11.90%) UI Programmer
4 15 (11.90%) UI Developer
5 12 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (8.73%) Senior Developer
6 11 (8.73%) Applications Architect
7 9 (7.14%) Java Architect
8 7 (5.56%) Java Applications Architect
9 6 (4.76%) Web Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.97%) Senior Architect
11 4 (3.17%) Analyst
11 4 (3.17%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.38%) Technical Leader
12 3 (2.38%) Security Architect
12 3 (2.38%) Senior UI Developer
12 3 (2.38%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.30%) XML
2 37 (29.37%) Hibernate
3 34 (26.98%) JSF
4 31 (24.60%) XSLT
5 30 (23.81%) Web Services
6 28 (22.22%) Spring
7 27 (21.43%) J2EE
8 26 (20.63%) jQuery
9 23 (18.25%) RichFaces
9 23 (18.25%) SOAP
10 19 (15.08%) JSP
10 19 (15.08%) Drools
11 18 (14.29%) RESTful
12 16 (12.70%) Apache CXF
13 15 (11.90%) HTML
14 12 (9.52%) jBPM
14 12 (9.52%) JPA
15 11 (8.73%) OSGi
16 10 (7.94%) CSS
17 8 (6.35%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (3.97%) Open Source
3 3 (2.38%) Taxonomies
3 3 (2.38%) Derivative
3 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.59%) GIS
5 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.32%) Linux
2 6 (4.76%) UNIX
3 4 (3.17%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.38%) Android
4 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (50.79%) SOA
2 27 (21.43%) BPMN
3 26 (20.63%) TDD
4 24 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (15.08%) Workflow
6 19 (15.08%) Performance Monitoring
7 14 (11.11%) Use Case
8 13 (10.32%) Scrum
9 12 (9.52%) Web Design
10 11 (8.73%) Waterfall
11 10 (7.94%) OO
12 7 (5.56%) User Stories
13 6 (4.76%) Software Engineering
14 5 (3.97%) OOD
14 5 (3.97%) ETL
14 5 (3.97%) Web Development
14 5 (3.97%) Risk Management
14 5 (3.97%) Test Automation
15 4 (3.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (92.06%) Java
2 16 (12.70%) SQL
3 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.97%) Groovy
5 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.38%) Python
5 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.38%) Ruby
6 2 (1.59%) Jython
6 2 (1.59%) C
6 2 (1.59%) C#
6 2 (1.59%) Perl
6 2 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (3.97%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.79%) OCPJP
3 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.32%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.59%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 68 (53.97%) JBoss
2 31 (24.60%) Oracle
3 5 (3.97%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.17%) Adobe
4 4 (3.17%) CA
5 3 (2.38%) HP
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.38%) Twitter
6 2 (1.59%) IBM
7 1 (0.79%) Reuters
7 1 (0.79%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.79%) Sun
7 1 (0.79%) Murex
7 1 (0.79%) Sybase
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago