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 25 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 55 79
Rank change year-on-year -21 +24  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 6 42 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.50% 3.17% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 13.46% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 33 2
Median daily rate £356 £360 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% -17.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £260 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £545 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £376 £400
% change year-on-year +11.62% -5.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

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 306 312 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.71% 23.55% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 172 136
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
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%  

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 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 16 (94.12%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) JBoss
2 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (47.06%) Maven
3 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) JPA
4 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) REST
5 6 (35.29%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) SOA
5 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) MVC
6 5 (29.41%) jBPM
6 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
6 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 5 (29.41%) XSLT
6 5 (29.41%) Unix
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (29.41%) Drools
6 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (29.41%) Puppet
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database

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 9 (52.94%) JBoss
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) Confluence
3 2 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) PaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Boomi
3 1 (5.88%) IaaS
3 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Maven
2 5 (29.41%) Eclipse
3 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (17.65%) Subversion
5 2 (11.76%) Gradle
5 2 (11.76%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.76%) JIRA
5 2 (11.76%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
1 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Architect
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) Hibernate
2 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) JPA
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) REST
3 6 (35.29%) XML
4 5 (29.41%) Drools
4 5 (29.41%) jBPM
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) XSLT
5 4 (23.53%) JMS
5 4 (23.53%) RESTful
5 4 (23.53%) SOAP
5 4 (23.53%) XSD
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
6 3 (17.65%) J2EE
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) EMC VNX
1 2 (11.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (35.29%) SOA
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Coaching
4 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 2 (11.76%) API Development
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (11.76%) Kanban
6 2 (11.76%) Open Source
6 2 (11.76%) Release Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source Development
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (5.88%) Release Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) ES6
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) VCAP
2 2 (11.76%) VCP6
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Ansible
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (11.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Red Hat
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Dell