Period
to 18 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 64 48
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16 +10
Contract jobs citing Java EE 65 41 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.20% 2.37% 3.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.12% 7.44% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 34 70
Edinburgh median daily rate £340 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.21% +3.57%
10th Percentile £230 £214 £262
90th Percentile £458 £421 £426
Scotland median daily rate £344 £340 £363
% change year-on-year +1.10% -6.21% -3.33%
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 713 551 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.14% 31.79% 23.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 369 414
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £272
90th Percentile £538 £513 £538
Scotland median daily rate £380 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +4.83% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £30.00 £52.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.31% +108.00% -44.44%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £48.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -50.52% +21.25% +6.67%

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

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 65 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (83.08%) XML
3 50 (76.92%) JBoss
4 41 (63.08%) SOA
5 40 (61.54%) Hibernate
6 37 (56.92%) Spring
6 37 (56.92%) XSLT
7 36 (55.38%) Drools
8 30 (46.15%) Workflow
9 26 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (36.92%) TDD
10 24 (36.92%) Maven
11 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (32.31%) jBPM
13 19 (29.23%) Performance Monitoring
13 19 (29.23%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 17 (26.15%) Business Process Modelling
14 17 (26.15%) Eclipse
15 15 (23.08%) BPMN
16 13 (20.00%) Oracle
17 12 (18.46%) Linux
17 12 (18.46%) Red Hat
18 11 (16.92%) SOAP
18 11 (16.92%) JPA
18 11 (16.92%) RESTful
18 11 (16.92%) Open Source
18 11 (16.92%) Change Control
19 10 (15.38%) Web Services
19 10 (15.38%) SQL
19 10 (15.38%) Scrum

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 50 (76.92%) JBoss
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (6.15%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) IIS
4 3 (4.62%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.08%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.54%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.15%) IaaS
1 4 (6.15%) PaaS
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Firewall
1 5 (7.69%) HTTP
2 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.62%) AMQP
3 3 (4.62%) BIG-IP
3 3 (4.62%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.54%) DNS
4 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.54%) IPsec
4 1 (1.54%) LAN
4 1 (1.54%) SSL
4 1 (1.54%) VPN
4 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) Jackrabbit
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.54%) DB2
4 1 (1.54%) GIS
4 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) QGIS
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (36.92%) Maven
2 17 (26.15%) Eclipse
3 7 (10.77%) Subversion
4 3 (4.62%) JProfiler
5 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.54%) IBM UrbanCode
6 1 (1.54%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.69%) Banking
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (83.08%) Developer
2 51 (78.46%) Java Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Senior Developer
3 12 (18.46%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Java Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Analyst
6 3 (4.62%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Architect
7 2 (3.08%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (3.08%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (83.08%) XML
2 40 (61.54%) Hibernate
3 37 (56.92%) Spring
3 37 (56.92%) XSLT
4 36 (55.38%) Drools
5 21 (32.31%) jBPM
6 11 (16.92%) JPA
6 11 (16.92%) RESTful
6 11 (16.92%) SOAP
7 10 (15.38%) Web Services
8 8 (12.31%) JMS
9 7 (10.77%) Apache Camel
9 7 (10.77%) jQuery
9 7 (10.77%) JSON
10 6 (9.23%) XSD
11 5 (7.69%) HTML
12 4 (6.15%) .NET
12 4 (6.15%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (6.15%) Ajax
13 3 (4.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) PKI
3 3 (4.62%) DataPower
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 5 (7.69%) Mac OS X
3 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.15%) Unix
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (63.08%) SOA
2 30 (46.15%) Workflow
3 26 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (36.92%) TDD
5 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (29.23%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 19 (29.23%) Performance Monitoring
7 17 (26.15%) Business Process Modelling
8 15 (23.08%) BPMN
9 11 (16.92%) Change Control
9 11 (16.92%) Open Source
10 10 (15.38%) Scrum
11 8 (12.31%) Software Engineering
12 7 (10.77%) Open Source Development
13 6 (9.23%) SDLC
13 6 (9.23%) Software Testing
14 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
14 5 (7.69%) Refactoring
14 5 (7.69%) Unit Testing
15 4 (6.15%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (15.38%) SQL
3 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (12.31%) PL/SQL
4 5 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Docker
1 1 (1.54%) GeoWebCache
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.08%) Ansible
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle
2 12 (18.46%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.15%) F5
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix
4 3 (4.62%) IBM
5 2 (3.08%) Imperva
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe
6 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco
6 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.54%) Informatica
6 1 (1.54%) Talend
6 1 (1.54%) VMware