Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 122 72
Rank change year-on-year +7 -50 +9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 18 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.66% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.60% 2.71% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 25
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +10.81% -2.63%
10th Percentile £369 £304 £320
90th Percentile £503 £516 £438
Scotland median daily rate £400 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
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 692 700 534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 26.81% 24.39% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 419 352
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% -1.27%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £285
90th Percentile £550 £533 £513
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.50 £30.00 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -42.31% +108.00%
10th Percentile £36.25 £25.00 £46.01
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.00 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% -46.67% +11.97%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 9 (50.00%) Spring
4 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) TeamCity
5 7 (38.89%) HTML
5 7 (38.89%) CSS
5 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
5 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Maven
6 6 (33.33%) JIRA
6 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (33.33%) Confluence
6 6 (33.33%) Node.js
6 6 (33.33%) REST
6 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 5 (27.78%) FishEye
7 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (22.22%) jQuery
8 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) Ant
8 4 (22.22%) SOAP
8 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
8 4 (22.22%) User Stories
8 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing

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 6 (33.33%) Confluence
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) JBoss
4 1 (5.56%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) Serverless
1 1 (5.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) TeamCity
2 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (33.33%) Maven
3 5 (27.78%) FishEye
4 4 (22.22%) Ant
5 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 3 (16.67%) JMeter
5 3 (16.67%) JUnit
5 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.56%) git-flow
General
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) Java Developer
3 8 (44.44%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Spring
2 8 (44.44%) Web Services
3 7 (38.89%) CSS
3 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) Node.js
4 6 (33.33%) REST
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) SOAP
6 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) LESS
6 3 (16.67%) Sass
6 3 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) iBATIS
7 2 (11.11%) Java EE
7 2 (11.11%) React
8 1 (5.56%) JSF
8 1 (5.56%) LAMP
8 1 (5.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) Data Integration
2 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 4 (22.22%) User Stories
3 3 (16.67%) Microservices
4 2 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Conversational UI
5 1 (5.56%) Kanban
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Groovy
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) Java 8
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Atlassian