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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 71 102 107
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +5
Contract jobs citing Java EE 56 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.00% 0.45% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.22% 1.97% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 2
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£371 £315 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £265 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £38.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +16.92%
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
776 558 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.77% 22.66% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 264 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £240
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 11 16
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 £30.00 £30.00
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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 +23 45 £367 +22.32%
Glasgow -19 4 £400 +45.45% 1
Stirling - - - -
Fife - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 113 (93.39%) Java
2 66 (54.55%) JBoss
3 59 (48.76%) SOA
4 52 (42.98%) XML
5 34 (28.10%) JSF
6 32 (26.45%) XSLT
7 31 (25.62%) Hibernate
8 30 (24.79%) jQuery
9 29 (23.97%) J2EE
10 28 (23.14%) TDD
11 27 (22.31%) Spring
12 26 (21.49%) SOAP
12 26 (21.49%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (20.66%) BPMN
13 25 (20.66%) Web Services
14 23 (19.01%) JSP
14 23 (19.01%) Oracle
15 22 (18.18%) Eclipse
15 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (18.18%) RESTful
15 22 (18.18%) RichFaces
16 21 (17.36%) Performance Monitoring
17 20 (16.53%) HTTP
18 19 (15.70%) Maven
18 19 (15.70%) Drools
18 19 (15.70%) Apache CXF
19 17 (14.05%) HTML
20 16 (13.22%) SQL
21 15 (12.40%) Scrum
21 15 (12.40%) Web Design

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (9.92%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.79%) CMS
3 6 (4.96%) WebLogic
3 6 (4.96%) GlassFish
4 5 (4.13%) Adobe CQ
5 3 (2.48%) Node.js
5 3 (2.48%) WebSphere Portal
5 3 (2.48%) TeamSite
6 2 (1.65%) Apache
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.83%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Murex MxG2000
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.53%) HTTP
2 2 (1.65%) Firewall
3 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.79%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.96%) MySQL
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.48%) Pentaho
4 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 19 (15.70%) Maven
3 9 (7.44%) JProfiler
4 5 (4.13%) Subversion
4 5 (4.13%) Selenium
5 4 (3.31%) Introscope
6 3 (2.48%) JUnit
6 3 (2.48%) Hudson
6 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.65%) Gradle
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (8.26%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Front Office
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (74.38%) Developer
2 57 (47.11%) Java Developer
3 19 (15.70%) UI Developer
3 19 (15.70%) UI Programmer
4 17 (14.05%) Architect
5 12 (9.92%) Senior Developer
6 7 (5.79%) Applications Architect
6 7 (5.79%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (4.96%) Web Developer
7 6 (4.96%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.13%) Senior UI Developer
8 5 (4.13%) Senior Architect
8 5 (4.13%) Java Architect
9 4 (3.31%) Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) Designer
10 3 (2.48%) Technical Leader
10 3 (2.48%) Java Applications Architect
11 2 (1.65%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (42.98%) XML
2 34 (28.10%) JSF
3 32 (26.45%) XSLT
4 31 (25.62%) Hibernate
5 30 (24.79%) jQuery
6 29 (23.97%) J2EE
7 27 (22.31%) Spring
8 26 (21.49%) SOAP
9 25 (20.66%) Web Services
10 23 (19.01%) JSP
11 22 (18.18%) RESTful
11 22 (18.18%) RichFaces
12 19 (15.70%) Drools
12 19 (15.70%) Apache CXF
13 17 (14.05%) HTML
14 12 (9.92%) jBPM
15 10 (8.26%) CSS
16 8 (6.61%) EJB
16 8 (6.61%) OSGi
17 7 (5.79%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (4.13%) Open Source
3 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.48%) Derivative
3 3 (2.48%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.65%) GIS
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) iPad
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.92%) Linux
2 6 (4.96%) UNIX
3 4 (3.31%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.48%) Android
4 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.76%) SOA
2 28 (23.14%) TDD
3 26 (21.49%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (20.66%) BPMN
5 22 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (17.36%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (12.40%) Scrum
7 15 (12.40%) Web Design
8 13 (10.74%) Workflow
9 11 (9.09%) Waterfall
10 10 (8.26%) OO
10 10 (8.26%) Use Case
11 5 (4.13%) Web Development
11 5 (4.13%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.13%) ETL
11 5 (4.13%) OOD
11 5 (4.13%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.13%) Test Automation
12 4 (3.31%) Performance Management
12 4 (3.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 113 (93.39%) Java
2 16 (13.22%) SQL
3 13 (10.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.13%) Groovy
5 3 (2.48%) Ruby
5 3 (2.48%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.48%) Python
5 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.65%) Jython
6 2 (1.65%) Perl
6 2 (1.65%) PHP
6 2 (1.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (4.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.83%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 66 (54.55%) JBoss
2 23 (19.01%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) Adobe
3 4 (3.31%) CA
3 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.48%) Twitter
4 3 (2.48%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.48%) HP
5 2 (1.65%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Sybase
6 1 (0.83%) Sun
6 1 (0.83%) Murex
6 1 (0.83%) Reuters
6 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg