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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 116 61 103
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +42
Contract jobs citing Java EE 13 65 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.44% 2.56% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 8.54% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 45 9
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£388 £385 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £227 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.38 £43.50
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -16.37%
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
599 761 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.46% 29.93% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 475 379
Average daily rate £359 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -24.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 -50 5 £438 +9.37% 8
Dundee - 2 - - 9
Aberdeen - 1 £425 -
Glasgow - 1 £388 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £375 - 1
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 45 (97.83%) Java
2 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (54.35%) Spring
4 18 (39.13%) TDD
5 17 (36.96%) SQL
5 17 (36.96%) Web Services
5 17 (36.96%) XML
6 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
7 15 (32.61%) Hibernate
8 14 (30.43%) SOA
9 13 (28.26%) UNIX
9 13 (28.26%) OO
9 13 (28.26%) Oracle
9 13 (28.26%) CSS
9 13 (28.26%) jQuery
10 12 (26.09%) Maven
11 11 (23.91%) JBoss
12 10 (21.74%) JSP
12 10 (21.74%) J2EE
12 10 (21.74%) Subversion
12 10 (21.74%) Scrum
13 9 (19.57%) UML
13 9 (19.57%) Performance Testing
13 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (17.39%) SDLC
14 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
14 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
14 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
14 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 11 (23.91%) JBoss
2 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
3 5 (10.87%) GlassFish
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (10.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Confluence
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.35%) ArcGIS
6 1 (2.17%) FileNet
6 1 (2.17%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (10.87%) MySQL
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) Maven
2 10 (21.74%) Subversion
3 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
4 6 (13.04%) JProfiler
5 5 (10.87%) JIRA
5 5 (10.87%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (6.52%) NetBeans
6 3 (6.52%) JUnit
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 33 (71.74%) Java Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (10.87%) Designer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Designer
7 3 (6.52%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.35%) UI Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) GIS Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Junior
9 1 (2.17%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) Spring
2 17 (36.96%) Web Services
2 17 (36.96%) XML
3 15 (32.61%) Hibernate
4 13 (28.26%) jQuery
4 13 (28.26%) CSS
5 10 (21.74%) J2EE
5 10 (21.74%) JSP
6 8 (17.39%) JSF
7 7 (15.22%) XSLT
7 7 (15.22%) JMS
7 7 (15.22%) SOAP
7 7 (15.22%) HTML
7 7 (15.22%) JPA
8 5 (10.87%) Apache CXF
8 5 (10.87%) RESTful
8 5 (10.87%) RichFaces
8 5 (10.87%) JRuby
8 5 (10.87%) Java EE 5
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.52%) GIS
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) UNIX
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (39.13%) TDD
3 14 (30.43%) SOA
4 13 (28.26%) OO
5 10 (21.74%) Scrum
6 9 (19.57%) UML
6 9 (19.57%) Performance Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 8 (17.39%) SDLC
8 7 (15.22%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 7 (15.22%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
8 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
9 6 (13.04%) OOD
10 5 (10.87%) Use Case
10 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (6.52%) Web Design
12 2 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) Java
2 17 (36.96%) SQL
3 16 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.87%) Jython
5 5 (10.87%) Groovy
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Sun Certification
1 1 (2.17%) OCPJP
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) Sun
3 1 (2.17%) Charles River
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