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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 81 69
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 16 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.34% 1.26% 1.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.21% 5.45% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 11
Median daily rate £400 £340 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -18.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.42% -13.79%  

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 307 312 250
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.76% 23.16% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 172 139
Median daily rate £400 £373 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +7.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 9
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 34 (97.14%) Java
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (40.00%) Spring
4 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
4 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 13 (37.14%) HTML
5 12 (34.29%) Oracle
5 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
6 9 (25.71%) Scrum
6 9 (25.71%) TDD
6 9 (25.71%) jQuery
6 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
7 8 (22.86%) CSS
7 8 (22.86%) XML
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 7 (20.00%) Ant
8 7 (20.00%) SOA
8 7 (20.00%) Maven
8 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
9 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
9 6 (17.14%) Backbone.js
9 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
9 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
9 6 (17.14%) React
9 6 (17.14%) Web Development
9 6 (17.14%) Spring MVC
9 6 (17.14%) Selenium
9 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
9 6 (17.14%) OO

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 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
2 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
3 6 (17.14%) JBoss
4 5 (14.29%) Apache
4 5 (14.29%) CMS
4 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.71%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 5 (14.29%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (8.57%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
1 6 (17.14%) MySQL
2 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.57%) DB2
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Ant
1 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (20.00%) Maven
2 6 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (17.14%) Selenium
3 5 (14.29%) JUnit
3 5 (14.29%) Mockito
4 4 (11.43%) jMock
5 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
6 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.86%) Subversion
7 1 (2.86%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 4 (11.43%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Java Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Tester
6 3 (8.57%) TIBCO Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Architect
7 2 (5.71%) TIBCO BusinessWorks Developer
7 2 (5.71%) TIBCO Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) Spring
2 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) jQuery
4 8 (22.86%) CSS
4 8 (22.86%) XML
5 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
5 6 (17.14%) Backbone.js
5 6 (17.14%) JSP
5 6 (17.14%) React
5 6 (17.14%) Spring MVC
6 5 (14.29%) Ember.js
6 5 (14.29%) Servlets
7 4 (11.43%) SOAP
7 4 (11.43%) Web Services
8 3 (8.57%) EJB
8 3 (8.57%) Java EE
8 3 (8.57%) JDBC
9 2 (5.71%) HTML5
9 2 (5.71%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (11.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) EMC VNX
3 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (2.86%) Fintech
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
1 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (25.71%) Scrum
2 9 (25.71%) TDD
3 7 (20.00%) SOA
4 6 (17.14%) MVC
4 6 (17.14%) OO
4 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
4 6 (17.14%) Web Development
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (11.43%) DevOps
6 4 (11.43%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (11.43%) Open Source
6 4 (11.43%) Open Source Development
6 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.57%) BDD
7 3 (8.57%) CRM
7 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Pair Programming
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) PHP
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
5 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) HND
1 2 (5.71%) VCAP
1 2 (5.71%) VCP6
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
1 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) TIBCO Hawk
2 3 (8.57%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (8.57%) OpenView
3 2 (5.71%) Ansible
3 2 (5.71%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 3 (8.57%) HP
3 3 (8.57%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) Pega
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) EMC
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) hybris
5 1 (2.86%) SAP