The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 124 110 94
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 5 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.16% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +28.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -23.52%
Java/J2EE Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2580 2298 2477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.31% 93.72% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1111 1139
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 83 106
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Scotland region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Scotland region.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
Glasgow -12 3 £450 +28.57% 1
Edinburgh -9 2 £438 -
Fife - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
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Java/J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (42.86%) Sybase
2 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 4 (28.57%) XML
5 3 (21.43%) DB2
5 3 (21.43%) Ant
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) Perforce
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
5 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
5 3 (21.43%) HTML5
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) General Ledger
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Flex
5 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 3 (21.43%) Ext JS
5 3 (21.43%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (14.29%) SOA

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
1 3 (21.43%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) XML
2 4 (28.57%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) Spring
3 3 (21.43%) Apache CXF
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Flex
3 3 (21.43%) Ext JS
4 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) JSF
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
5 1 (7.14%) JSP
5 1 (7.14%) Drools
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) JAX-RS
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
2 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Web Design
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Sybase
2 3 (21.43%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Perforce
3 2 (14.29%) JBoss
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat