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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 81 120 93
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -27
Contract jobs citing Java EE 40 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.84% 0.50% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.64% 2.49% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 22
Median daily rate £340 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £335 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £455 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-10.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
602 642 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.67% 20.05% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 344 429
Median daily rate £350 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £40.38 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -4.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Java EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +32 35 £340 -10.52% 3
West Lothian - 4 £378 -
Highlands - 1 £500 -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 90 (100.00%) Java
2 68 (75.56%) JBoss
3 57 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (60.00%) XML
5 52 (57.78%) SOAP
5 52 (57.78%) Scrum
6 46 (51.11%) HTML
7 45 (50.00%) Web Services
7 45 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (48.89%) Hibernate
9 43 (47.78%) SOA
10 41 (45.56%) JSF
11 38 (42.22%) XSLT
11 38 (42.22%) RichFaces
12 36 (40.00%) TDD
12 36 (40.00%) Subversion
13 34 (37.78%) Maven
14 33 (36.67%) SQL
14 33 (36.67%) Oracle
14 33 (36.67%) Drools
14 33 (36.67%) Open Source
15 32 (35.56%) JPA
15 32 (35.56%) jBPM
16 31 (34.44%) Eclipse
17 29 (32.22%) Oracle Database
18 27 (30.00%) JMS
18 27 (30.00%) Open Source Development
19 22 (24.44%) Red Hat
20 21 (23.33%) J2EE
20 21 (23.33%) JavaScript

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (75.56%) JBoss
2 9 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.78%) WebLogic
5 6 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
6 5 (5.56%) GeoServer
7 3 (3.33%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.11%) Apache
8 1 (1.11%) Confluence
8 1 (1.11%) IIS
8 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.22%) HTTP
2 4 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (2.22%) SSL
4 1 (1.11%) DMZ
4 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.11%) LAN
4 1 (1.11%) LDAP
4 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.11%) Network Security
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.22%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.89%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.78%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.56%) GIS
4 5 (5.56%) QGIS
5 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.11%) DB2
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 36 (40.00%) Subversion
2 34 (37.78%) Maven
3 31 (34.44%) Eclipse
4 15 (16.67%) JIRA
5 12 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 12 (13.33%) SoapUI
6 10 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 7 (7.78%) Bower
7 7 (7.78%) Hudson
8 5 (5.56%) DBeaver
9 4 (4.44%) Ant
10 3 (3.33%) Gradle
10 3 (3.33%) Introscope
11 1 (1.11%) Artifactory
11 1 (1.11%) Cobertura
11 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.11%) Grunt
11 1 (1.11%) JBehave
11 1 (1.11%) JProfiler
11 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (4.44%) Banking
1 4 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Advertising
2 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (76.67%) Developer
2 58 (64.44%) Java Developer
3 12 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 12 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (10.00%) UI Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Developer in Test
6 7 (7.78%) UI/UX Developer
6 7 (7.78%) UX Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Integration Developer
8 5 (5.56%) GIS Developer
9 4 (4.44%) Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Middleware Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
10 3 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Build Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Monitoring Specialist
10 3 (3.33%) Performance Specialist
10 3 (3.33%) Tester
10 3 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
11 2 (2.22%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (60.00%) XML
2 52 (57.78%) SOAP
3 46 (51.11%) HTML
4 45 (50.00%) Web Services
5 44 (48.89%) Hibernate
6 41 (45.56%) JSF
7 38 (42.22%) RichFaces
7 38 (42.22%) XSLT
8 33 (36.67%) Drools
9 32 (35.56%) jBPM
9 32 (35.56%) JPA
10 27 (30.00%) JMS
11 21 (23.33%) J2EE
12 19 (21.11%) Spring
13 18 (20.00%) RESTful
14 17 (18.89%) jQuery
15 16 (17.78%) XSD
16 12 (13.33%) Apache CXF
17 10 (11.11%) JSP
18 9 (10.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) User Experience
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
4 1 (1.11%) AIX
4 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (57.78%) Scrum
3 45 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (47.78%) SOA
5 36 (40.00%) TDD
6 33 (36.67%) Open Source
7 27 (30.00%) Open Source Development
8 21 (23.33%) Mentoring
9 20 (22.22%) Coaching
10 18 (20.00%) Kanban
11 17 (18.89%) User Stories
12 12 (13.33%) Defect Management
13 11 (12.22%) OO
13 11 (12.22%) OOD
14 10 (11.11%) Web Design
15 9 (10.00%) DevOps
16 8 (8.89%) BDD
17 7 (7.78%) SDLC
18 5 (5.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
18 5 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (36.67%) SQL
3 21 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.11%) Python
5 15 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 10 (11.11%) C
7 7 (7.78%) CoffeeScript
7 7 (7.78%) Perl
8 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.33%) PHP
10 2 (2.22%) AspectJ
11 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) VCAP
1 3 (3.33%) VCP6
1 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Docker
1 5 (5.56%) GeoWebCache
2 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (1.11%) KVM
3 1 (1.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) Ansible
2 4 (4.44%) CA Wily
2 4 (4.44%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.33%) HP Fortify
3 3 (3.33%) vRealize
4 2 (2.22%) Puppet
5 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.11%) logstash
5 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.11%) rkt
5 1 (1.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 33 (36.67%) Oracle
2 22 (24.44%) Red Hat
3 11 (12.22%) VMware
4 6 (6.67%) webMethods
5 4 (4.44%) Cisco
6 3 (3.33%) CA
6 3 (3.33%) EMC
6 3 (3.33%) HP
6 3 (3.33%) IBM
6 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.11%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix
7 1 (1.11%) F5
7 1 (1.11%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.11%) Google
7 1 (1.11%) Prolexic
7 1 (1.11%) Splunk