Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 86 60
Rank change year-on-year -2 -26 +39
Contract jobs citing Java EE 45 19 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.57% 1.03% 2.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.44% 3.59% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 64
Edinburgh median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £318 £300 £255
90th Percentile £421 £463 £503
Scotland median daily rate £365 £381 £363
% change year-on-year -4.26% +5.17% -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 699 529 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.33% 28.59% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 363 372
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +9.97%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £275
90th Percentile £540 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £52.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.69% +246.67% -62.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £40.45 £29.25
% change year-on-year -40.04% +38.27% -25.00%

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 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 45 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (80.00%) Spring
3 35 (77.78%) XML
4 33 (73.33%) JBoss
4 33 (73.33%) Hibernate
5 30 (66.67%) XSLT
6 27 (60.00%) SOA
6 27 (60.00%) Drools
7 24 (53.33%) Workflow
8 17 (37.78%) Maven
8 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (33.33%) TDD
9 15 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
10 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (24.44%) BPMN
11 11 (24.44%) jBPM
12 9 (20.00%) Oracle
13 8 (17.78%) Scrum
14 7 (15.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 7 (15.56%) Performance Monitoring
15 6 (13.33%) Web Services
15 6 (13.33%) SOAP
15 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
16 5 (11.11%) Web Development
16 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
16 5 (11.11%) Linux
16 5 (11.11%) JSP
16 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
16 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
16 5 (11.11%) Finance

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 33 (73.33%) JBoss
2 3 (6.67%) Confluence
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.67%) WildFly
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Portal
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) AMQP
2 1 (2.22%) IPsec
2 1 (2.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) Jackrabbit
4 1 (2.22%) DB2
4 1 (2.22%) GIS
4 1 (2.22%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Maven
2 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.89%) JUnit
3 4 (8.89%) Subversion
4 3 (6.67%) JIRA
5 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.22%) JMeter
6 1 (2.22%) Selenium
6 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (93.33%) Developer
2 41 (91.11%) Java Developer
3 17 (37.78%) Senior Developer
3 17 (37.78%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (13.33%) XML Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Java Team Leader
5 3 (6.67%) Lead Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.67%) XML XSLT Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (80.00%) Spring
2 35 (77.78%) XML
3 33 (73.33%) Hibernate
4 30 (66.67%) XSLT
5 27 (60.00%) Drools
6 11 (24.44%) jBPM
7 6 (13.33%) SOAP
7 6 (13.33%) Web Services
8 5 (11.11%) JSP
9 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
9 4 (8.89%) CSS
9 4 (8.89%) HTML
9 4 (8.89%) JSON
9 4 (8.89%) RESTful
9 4 (8.89%) Servlets
10 3 (6.67%) JPA
10 3 (6.67%) jQuery
10 3 (6.67%) JSTL
11 2 (4.44%) JDBC
11 2 (4.44%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
3 3 (6.67%) Unix
4 2 (4.44%) Windows
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) SOA
2 24 (53.33%) Workflow
3 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (33.33%) Business Process Modelling
4 15 (33.33%) TDD
5 13 (28.89%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (24.44%) BPMN
7 8 (17.78%) Scrum
8 7 (15.56%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 7 (15.56%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (13.33%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Web Development
11 4 (8.89%) UML
12 3 (6.67%) Business Transformation
12 3 (6.67%) Open Source
12 3 (6.67%) Project Management
12 3 (6.67%) Refactoring
12 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.89%) Java 8
4 2 (4.44%) SQL
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) GeoWebCache
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.22%) IBM
2 1 (2.22%) Informatica
2 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.22%) Talend
2 1 (2.22%) VMware