Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 90 88
Rank change year-on-year -26 -2 -29
Contract jobs citing J2EE 20 37 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.68% 1.74% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.72% 6.48% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £356 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.77% -5.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £320 £309
90th Percentile £481 £452 £500
Scotland median daily rate £415 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 734 571 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.88% 26.92% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 340 357
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £265 £263 £270
90th Percentile £538 £488 £517
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.70 £49.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +98.50% -37.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -43.53% +5.25% +1.58%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Edinburgh

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Edinburgh

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Edinburgh

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) XML
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Java EE
4 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) SOAP
5 6 (30.00%) SOA
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (25.00%) JBoss
6 5 (25.00%) JMS
6 5 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) Spring
6 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source Development
7 4 (20.00%) JUnit
7 4 (20.00%) JSP
8 3 (15.00%) EJB
8 3 (15.00%) CSS
8 3 (15.00%) DB2
8 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (15.00%) DHTML
8 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
8 3 (15.00%) CRM
8 3 (15.00%) Eclipse

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (25.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (10.00%) jMock
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Mockito
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 13 (65.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) XML
2 8 (40.00%) Java EE
3 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (35.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) SOAP
5 5 (25.00%) JMS
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
6 4 (20.00%) JSP
7 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 3 (15.00%) DHTML
7 3 (15.00%) EJB
7 3 (15.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) Spring MVC
8 2 (10.00%) Drools
8 2 (10.00%) HTML5
8 2 (10.00%) JPA
8 2 (10.00%) Node.js
8 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source Development
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (15.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat