Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 84 61
Rank change year-on-year -14 -23 +44
Contract jobs citing Java EE 43 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.45% 1.65% 3.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.17% 6.46% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 65
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £325 £245 £255
90th Percentile £425 £506 £440
Scotland median daily rate £375 £315 £340
% change year-on-year +19.05% -7.35% -9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Java EE 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 832 712 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 28.00% 25.48% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 435 366
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £313 £267 £280
90th Percentile £550 £542 £508
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £12.17 £43.39 £46.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.95% -5.93% +14.23%
Scotland median hourly rate £32.50 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.37% -28.00% -9.51%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Edinburgh

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (67.44%) Spring
3 28 (65.12%) Hibernate
4 24 (55.81%) Maven
5 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (44.19%) XML
6 17 (39.53%) JBoss
7 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
8 15 (34.88%) JPA
9 13 (30.23%) JSTL
9 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
9 13 (30.23%) JSP
9 13 (30.23%) XSLT
9 13 (30.23%) Unix
9 13 (30.23%) Finance
10 12 (27.91%) Web Services
10 12 (27.91%) JUnit
10 12 (27.91%) Unit Testing
11 10 (23.26%) UML
12 9 (20.93%) SOAP
12 9 (20.93%) Oracle
12 9 (20.93%) Banking
12 9 (20.93%) Drools
13 8 (18.60%) Performance Management
13 8 (18.60%) JIRA
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
13 8 (18.60%) Confluence
13 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS

Java EE
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 17 (39.53%) JBoss
2 8 (18.60%) Confluence
3 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 7 (16.28%) WildFly
4 5 (11.63%) Apache
4 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
5 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) IaaS
2 3 (6.98%) PaaS
2 3 (6.98%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Maven
2 12 (27.91%) JUnit
3 8 (18.60%) JIRA
4 7 (16.28%) Subversion
5 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.65%) JMeter
6 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (83.72%) Developer
2 35 (81.40%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.58%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (16.28%) Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Applications Architect
6 4 (9.30%) XML Developer
7 3 (6.98%) XML XSLT Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Angular Developer
8 1 (2.33%) AWS Architect
8 1 (2.33%) AWS Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.33%) JIRA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (67.44%) Spring
2 28 (65.12%) Hibernate
3 19 (44.19%) XML
4 15 (34.88%) JPA
5 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
5 13 (30.23%) JSP
5 13 (30.23%) JSTL
5 13 (30.23%) XSLT
6 12 (27.91%) Web Services
7 9 (20.93%) Drools
7 9 (20.93%) SOAP
8 8 (18.60%) Servlets
9 6 (13.95%) CSS
9 6 (13.95%) HTML
9 6 (13.95%) J2EE
9 6 (13.95%) jBPM
9 6 (13.95%) JSON
9 6 (13.95%) RESTful
9 6 (13.95%) Vue.js
10 5 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Unix
2 4 (9.30%) Android
2 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Unit Testing
3 10 (23.26%) UML
4 8 (18.60%) Business Process Modelling
4 8 (18.60%) Case Management
4 8 (18.60%) Performance Management
5 7 (16.28%) Web Development
6 6 (13.95%) OO
6 6 (13.95%) OOP
6 6 (13.95%) SOA
6 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.95%) TDD
7 5 (11.63%) Front End Development
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) BPMN
8 4 (9.30%) Workflow
9 3 (6.98%) BPR
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.98%) Kanban
9 3 (6.98%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.95%) Java 8
3 6 (13.95%) PHP
4 2 (4.65%) AspectJ
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (16.28%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) CA
5 2 (4.65%) Atlassian