Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 87 57
Rank change year-on-year -14 -30 +62
Contract jobs citing Java EE 38 25 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.31% 1.06% 3.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.70% 4.21% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 69
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £313 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.60% -8.09% -10.53%
10th Percentile £325 £265 £255
90th Percentile £424 £503 £528
Scotland median daily rate £380 £344 £350
% change year-on-year +10.55% -1.79% -6.67%
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 808 594 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.79% 25.12% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 375 344
Edinburgh median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £270
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £401 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +6.80% +6.31% -5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.59 £43.39 £44.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.64% -3.31% +12.19%
10th Percentile £14.45 £40.32 £22.53
90th Percentile £32.72 £49.70 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £36.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.53% -10.00%

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (78.95%) Spring
3 26 (68.42%) Hibernate
4 21 (55.26%) XML
4 21 (55.26%) Maven
5 19 (50.00%) JBoss
5 19 (50.00%) XSLT
6 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (39.47%) Drools
8 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
9 11 (28.95%) Web Services
9 11 (28.95%) SOA
9 11 (28.95%) JPA
10 10 (26.32%) JSP
10 10 (26.32%) Business Process Modelling
11 9 (23.68%) SOAP
12 8 (21.05%) JUnit
12 8 (21.05%) Workflow
12 8 (21.05%) Finance
12 8 (21.05%) Scrum
12 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
13 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
13 7 (18.42%) jBPM
13 7 (18.42%) JSTL
13 7 (18.42%) TDD
13 7 (18.42%) Oracle
13 7 (18.42%) Unix
13 7 (18.42%) UML
14 6 (15.79%) Struts
14 6 (15.79%) Servlets

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 19 (50.00%) JBoss
2 4 (10.53%) Confluence
2 4 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.53%) WildFly
3 3 (7.89%) Apache
3 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
2 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (55.26%) Maven
2 8 (21.05%) JUnit
3 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.53%) JIRA
3 4 (10.53%) Subversion
4 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.26%) JMeter
5 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.63%) Selenium
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 32 (84.21%) Java Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 12 (31.58%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.16%) XML Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.89%) XML XSLT Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Applications Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.63%) AWS Architect
7 1 (2.63%) AWS Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) JIRA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (78.95%) Spring
2 26 (68.42%) Hibernate
3 21 (55.26%) XML
4 19 (50.00%) XSLT
5 15 (39.47%) Drools
6 11 (28.95%) JPA
6 11 (28.95%) Web Services
7 10 (26.32%) JSP
8 9 (23.68%) SOAP
9 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
10 7 (18.42%) jBPM
10 7 (18.42%) JSTL
11 6 (15.79%) CSS
11 6 (15.79%) HTML
11 6 (15.79%) Servlets
11 6 (15.79%) Struts
12 5 (13.16%) JDBC
12 5 (13.16%) jQuery
13 4 (10.53%) RESTful
13 4 (10.53%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Android
2 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) SOA
3 10 (26.32%) Business Process Modelling
4 8 (21.05%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) Workflow
5 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 7 (18.42%) UML
5 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Web Development
7 5 (13.16%) BPMN
8 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.53%) OO
8 4 (10.53%) OOP
8 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.89%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 3 (7.89%) BPR
9 3 (7.89%) Business Transformation
9 3 (7.89%) Front End Development
9 3 (7.89%) KYC
9 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) Java 8
4 4 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) AspectJ
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) VB
6 1 (2.63%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) IBM
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.89%) CA
4 2 (5.26%) Atlassian