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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 54 68 61
Rank change year-on-year +14 -7  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 18 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.04% 1.78% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.00% 8.13% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 13
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £340 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £47.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -20.21% +30.55%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 257 332 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 29.17% 21.83% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 186 158
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Median hourly rate £52.17 £15.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +247.80% -64.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Edinburgh

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (37.93%) Scrum
4 10 (34.48%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) Oracle
5 9 (31.03%) MySQL
5 9 (31.03%) JBoss
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
5 9 (31.03%) React
6 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
6 7 (24.14%) CSS
6 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (24.14%) Spring
7 6 (20.69%) Maven
7 6 (20.69%) Web Development
7 6 (20.69%) jQuery
7 6 (20.69%) Backbone.js
7 6 (20.69%) RESTful
7 6 (20.69%) HTML5
7 6 (20.69%) JSP
7 6 (20.69%) TIBCO
7 6 (20.69%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (20.69%) TDD
7 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
8 5 (17.24%) TIBCO Hawk
8 5 (17.24%) CRM
8 5 (17.24%) SOA
8 5 (17.24%) LoadRunner

J2EE
Top Related 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 9 (31.03%) JBoss
2 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) MySQL
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
2 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Maven
2 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
2 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (17.24%) LoadRunner
2 5 (17.24%) Selenium
3 4 (13.79%) Ant
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.90%) JUnit
5 2 (6.90%) Mockito
6 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.45%) jMock
6 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Java Developer
3 8 (27.59%) J2EE Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Web Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Tester
6 4 (13.79%) Java Web Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Tester
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Java Web Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Senior Web Developer
6 4 (13.79%) TIBCO Developer
7 3 (10.34%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) Java Mobile Developer
8 2 (6.90%) JSP Developer
8 2 (6.90%) MySQL Developer
8 2 (6.90%) TIBCO Engineer
8 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
2 9 (31.03%) React
3 7 (24.14%) CSS
3 7 (24.14%) Spring
4 6 (20.69%) Backbone.js
4 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
4 6 (20.69%) HTML5
4 6 (20.69%) jQuery
4 6 (20.69%) JSP
4 6 (20.69%) RESTful
5 5 (17.24%) CSS3
6 4 (13.79%) Ember.js
7 3 (10.34%) Java EE
7 3 (10.34%) Rendezvous
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
8 2 (6.90%) JSF
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
8 2 (6.90%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) EMC VNX
3 2 (6.90%) Fintech
3 2 (6.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (20.69%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) Web Development
5 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
5 5 (17.24%) CRM
5 5 (17.24%) DevOps
5 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
5 5 (17.24%) SOA
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (13.79%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) Coaching
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
7 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (6.90%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) VCAP
2 2 (6.90%) VCP6
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Docker
1 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP SiteScope
1 5 (17.24%) OpenView
1 5 (17.24%) TIBCO Hawk
2 2 (6.90%) Ansible
2 2 (6.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) TIBCO
3 5 (17.24%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Xamarin