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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 107 55 103
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +48
Contract jobs citing Java EE 22 83 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 3.04% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.50% 10.21% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 45 6
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£375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £227 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
629 813 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.95% 29.76% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 487 334
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £32.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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
Dundee - 8 £361 - 2
Edinburgh -53 7 £438 +25.00% 5
Glasgow -1 4 £282 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 2 £375 -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 54 (94.74%) Java
2 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (49.12%) Spring
4 25 (43.86%) Web Services
5 23 (40.35%) SQL
6 21 (36.84%) TDD
7 18 (31.58%) Hibernate
8 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
8 16 (28.07%) Oracle
8 16 (28.07%) XML
9 15 (26.32%) SOA
10 14 (24.56%) CSS
11 13 (22.81%) UNIX
11 13 (22.81%) jQuery
12 12 (21.05%) Oracle Database
12 12 (21.05%) OO
12 12 (21.05%) Scrum
13 11 (19.30%) Linux
13 11 (19.30%) J2EE
13 11 (19.30%) PL/SQL
13 11 (19.30%) Maven
14 10 (17.54%) JSP
14 10 (17.54%) UML
14 10 (17.54%) JBoss
15 9 (15.79%) Finance
15 9 (15.79%) SOAP
15 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
15 9 (15.79%) Subversion
15 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 10 (17.54%) JBoss
2 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 6 (10.53%) WebLogic
3 5 (8.77%) GlassFish
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (8.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (5.26%) Confluence
5 2 (3.51%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.28%) RDBMS
3 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (8.77%) MySQL
6 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Maven
2 9 (15.79%) Subversion
3 8 (14.04%) Eclipse
4 6 (10.53%) JProfiler
5 5 (8.77%) JIRA
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (5.26%) NetBeans
6 3 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) Developer
2 40 (70.18%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Senior Developer
4 9 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
5 6 (10.53%) Designer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Designer
7 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Junior
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) GIS Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Junior Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.51%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.75%) UI Programmer
9 1 (1.75%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.75%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (49.12%) Spring
2 25 (43.86%) Web Services
3 18 (31.58%) Hibernate
4 16 (28.07%) XML
5 14 (24.56%) CSS
6 13 (22.81%) jQuery
7 11 (19.30%) J2EE
8 10 (17.54%) JSP
9 9 (15.79%) SOAP
10 8 (14.04%) XSLT
11 7 (12.28%) JMS
11 7 (12.28%) JSF
11 7 (12.28%) Struts
12 6 (10.53%) HTML
12 6 (10.53%) JPA
13 5 (8.77%) JRuby
13 5 (8.77%) Java EE 5
13 5 (8.77%) Oracle ADF
14 4 (7.02%) GWT
14 4 (7.02%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Digital Media
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.26%) GIS
3 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) UNIX
2 11 (19.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) TDD
3 15 (26.32%) SOA
4 12 (21.05%) OO
4 12 (21.05%) Scrum
5 10 (17.54%) UML
6 9 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 9 (15.79%) SDLC
7 8 (14.04%) Performance Testing
8 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
8 7 (12.28%) OOD
8 7 (12.28%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 7 (12.28%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (10.53%) Use Case
9 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (7.02%) Migration
12 3 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
12 3 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 54 (94.74%) Java
2 23 (40.35%) SQL
3 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
4 11 (19.30%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Jython
5 5 (8.77%) Groovy
6 1 (1.75%) Python
6 1 (1.75%) Perl
6 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Sun Certification
1 1 (1.75%) OCPJP
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) Charles River
4 1 (1.75%) Adobe
4 1 (1.75%) Sun
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