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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 61 54 66
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 11 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.22% 2.45% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.21% 11.71% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 7
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £257 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java EE 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 261 316 246
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 29.00% 20.93% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 180 162
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 £308 £288 £275
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%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in Edinburgh

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (66.67%) JBoss
3 19 (63.33%) XML
4 16 (53.33%) TDD
4 16 (53.33%) HTML
5 15 (50.00%) SOA
5 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (43.33%) Eclipse
8 12 (40.00%) XSLT
9 11 (36.67%) Oracle
9 11 (36.67%) Scrum
10 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
10 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
10 10 (33.33%) Web Services
11 9 (30.00%) JMS
11 9 (30.00%) Maven
11 9 (30.00%) HTML5
11 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
12 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
12 8 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (26.67%) jBPM
12 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
12 8 (26.67%) JPA
12 8 (26.67%) Drools
12 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
12 8 (26.67%) SOAP
13 7 (23.33%) XSD
13 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
13 7 (23.33%) Coaching

Java EE
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 20 (66.67%) JBoss
2 8 (26.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.33%) IaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) DB2
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Eclipse
2 9 (30.00%) Maven
3 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (16.67%) JProfiler
5 2 (6.67%) Gradle
5 2 (6.67%) Log4j
5 2 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Developer
2 18 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) HTML Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Java Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (63.33%) XML
2 16 (53.33%) HTML
3 12 (40.00%) XSLT
4 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 10 (33.33%) Web Services
5 9 (30.00%) HTML5
5 9 (30.00%) JMS
6 8 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 8 (26.67%) Drools
6 8 (26.67%) jBPM
6 8 (26.67%) JPA
6 8 (26.67%) SOAP
7 7 (23.33%) XSD
8 6 (20.00%) CSS
8 6 (20.00%) REST
9 5 (16.67%) Apache Camel
9 5 (16.67%) JSON
9 5 (16.67%) RESTful
10 4 (13.33%) Sass
11 3 (10.00%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) EMC VNX
1 2 (6.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
1 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) TDD
2 15 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (50.00%) SOA
3 14 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (36.67%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) Coaching
5 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 6 (20.00%) MVC
6 6 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (10.00%) Open Source
8 2 (6.67%) BDD
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (6.67%) DevOps
8 2 (6.67%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.67%) Kanban
8 2 (6.67%) Open Source Development
8 2 (6.67%) Release Management
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
9 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) Python
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) ES6
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) VCAP
3 2 (6.67%) VCP6
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.33%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Ansible
1 4 (13.33%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) IBM
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Misys
3 2 (6.67%) VMware