Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 58 79
Rank change year-on-year -20 +21 -34
Contract jobs citing Java EE 58 73 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.97% 3.44% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.90% 12.78% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 64 36
Edinburgh median daily rate £305 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.29% -9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £230 £218 £288
90th Percentile £478 £411 £425
Scotland median daily rate £315 £340 £373
% change year-on-year -7.35% -8.72% +0.68%
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 734 571 611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 24.88% 26.92% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 340 357
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £265 £263 £270
90th Percentile £538 £488 £517
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £36.70 £49.63 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +98.50% -37.50%
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £42.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year -43.53% +5.25% +1.58%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 56 (96.55%) Java
2 46 (79.31%) JBoss
3 42 (72.41%) XML
4 31 (53.45%) SOA
5 30 (51.72%) XSLT
5 30 (51.72%) Hibernate
6 28 (48.28%) Drools
7 24 (41.38%) Maven
8 23 (39.66%) Spring
9 19 (32.76%) TDD
9 19 (32.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 18 (31.03%) jBPM
11 17 (29.31%) Workflow
11 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (29.31%) Eclipse
11 17 (29.31%) Application Performance Monitoring
12 16 (27.59%) Red Hat
12 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (25.86%) Change Control
14 13 (22.41%) JPA
14 13 (22.41%) Linux
15 12 (20.69%) SOAP
15 12 (20.69%) BPMN
15 12 (20.69%) Scrum
15 12 (20.69%) Business Process Modelling
16 11 (18.97%) Oracle
16 11 (18.97%) SQL
17 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
17 10 (17.24%) jQuery
18 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 46 (79.31%) JBoss
2 8 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 6 (10.34%) Apache
3 6 (10.34%) IIS
4 5 (8.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (5.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.45%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.34%) IaaS
1 6 (10.34%) PaaS
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) Boomi
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Firewall
2 7 (12.07%) BIG-IP
2 7 (12.07%) LDAP
2 7 (12.07%) NetScaler
3 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.90%) Internet
4 4 (6.90%) Intranet
5 3 (5.17%) DNS
5 3 (5.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (5.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (5.17%) LAN
5 3 (5.17%) WAN
6 2 (3.45%) AMQP
6 2 (3.45%) HTTP
7 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (41.38%) Maven
2 17 (29.31%) Eclipse
3 7 (12.07%) Subversion
4 4 (6.90%) Selenium
5 3 (5.17%) JProfiler
6 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.45%) JIRA
7 1 (1.72%) Bower
7 1 (1.72%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (15.52%) Banking
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (68.97%) Developer
2 37 (63.79%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Senior Developer
3 9 (15.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Lead Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Designer
8 2 (3.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (72.41%) XML
2 30 (51.72%) Hibernate
2 30 (51.72%) XSLT
3 28 (48.28%) Drools
4 23 (39.66%) Spring
5 18 (31.03%) jBPM
6 13 (22.41%) JPA
7 12 (20.69%) SOAP
8 10 (17.24%) jQuery
9 9 (15.52%) RESTful
9 9 (15.52%) Web Services
10 8 (13.79%) J2EE
10 8 (13.79%) JMS
11 7 (12.07%) Ajax
11 7 (12.07%) Apache Camel
12 6 (10.34%) .NET
12 6 (10.34%) XSD
13 5 (8.62%) EJB
13 5 (8.62%) EJB 3.0
14 4 (6.90%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) PKI
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) DataPower
3 2 (3.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Linux
2 9 (15.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 8 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.07%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) SOA
2 19 (32.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 19 (32.76%) TDD
3 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.31%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 17 (29.31%) Workflow
4 16 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (25.86%) Change Control
6 12 (20.69%) BPMN
6 12 (20.69%) Business Process Modelling
6 12 (20.69%) Scrum
7 9 (15.52%) ITIL
8 8 (13.79%) Open Source
9 7 (12.07%) DevOps
9 7 (12.07%) Open Source Development
10 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.34%) Service Delivery
11 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
11 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (96.55%) Java
2 11 (18.97%) SQL
3 10 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 8 (13.79%) Perl
4 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.72%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Ansible
1 2 (3.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (27.59%) Red Hat
2 11 (18.97%) Oracle
3 8 (13.79%) F5
4 7 (12.07%) Citrix
5 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.62%) IBM
7 4 (6.90%) Imperva
8 3 (5.17%) Adobe
8 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco
8 3 (5.17%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.45%) Dell
10 1 (1.72%) Pega