The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Stirling region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 17 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 3.03% 2.20% 7.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 4.55% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate £415 £401 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +14.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
19 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 28.79% 48.35% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 23
Average daily rate £385 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £341 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
Scotland

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Development Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) JDBC
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
2 1 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) IBM