Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 15 October 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 98 117
Rank change year-on-year -25 +19 -7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 84 87 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.56% 1.81% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.51% 6.24% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 68 49
Scotland median daily rate £400 £415 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +12.16% +1.37%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £319
90th Percentile £550 £489 £519
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +48.65% +2.78% -10.00%

J2EE 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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,524 1,394 1,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 28.28% 29.01% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 862 790
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £280 £263
90th Percentile £550 £530 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 16
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £27.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -26.53% -11.32%
10th Percentile £12.07 £18.75 £14.00
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.39 £46.06
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.13%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Scotland

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Scotland

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Scotland

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Scotland

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -3 43 £400 -5.88% 2
Edinburgh +6 35 £425 +13.33% 1
Moray 0 1 £470 +12.24%
Dundee - 1 - -
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Scotland region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 77 (91.67%) Java
2 52 (61.90%) Spring
3 37 (44.05%) Banking
4 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (38.10%) Hibernate
6 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 27 (32.14%) REST
8 22 (26.19%) Finance
9 21 (25.00%) Web Services
10 19 (22.62%) JUnit
10 19 (22.62%) Eclipse
11 18 (21.43%) Maven
11 18 (21.43%) Git (software)
12 17 (20.24%) NoSQL
12 17 (20.24%) Oracle
13 16 (19.05%) Investment Banking
13 16 (19.05%) WebSphere
13 16 (19.05%) TDD
13 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
13 16 (19.05%) JIRA
14 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
14 15 (17.86%) HTML
14 15 (17.86%) OO
15 14 (16.67%) XML
15 14 (16.67%) IBM
15 14 (16.67%) JSON
15 14 (16.67%) Relational Database
15 14 (16.67%) Confluence
16 13 (15.48%) Microservices
16 13 (15.48%) Degree

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 16 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 14 (16.67%) Confluence
3 13 (15.48%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.33%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (4.76%) Apache
5 4 (4.76%) Apache Pig
5 4 (4.76%) JBoss
6 3 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
8 1 (1.19%) IIS
8 1 (1.19%) Jetty
8 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.19%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.57%) OpenShift
1 3 (3.57%) PaaS
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) iTunes
3 1 (1.19%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) FTP
2 2 (2.38%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.38%) SSL
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) NoSQL
2 14 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (9.52%) DB2
3 8 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.95%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.95%) MySQL
6 4 (4.76%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.76%) Big Data
6 4 (4.76%) HBase
7 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.19%) Parquet
7 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.19%) Redis
7 1 (1.19%) Riak
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (22.62%) Eclipse
1 19 (22.62%) JUnit
2 18 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 18 (21.43%) Maven
3 16 (19.05%) JIRA
4 11 (13.10%) Jenkins
5 9 (10.71%) TeamCity
6 8 (9.52%) FishEye
6 8 (9.52%) Subversion
7 7 (8.33%) Ant
7 7 (8.33%) Gradle
7 7 (8.33%) JMeter
8 6 (7.14%) SoapUI
9 5 (5.95%) Bitbucket
9 5 (5.95%) Hudson
10 4 (4.76%) JProfiler
11 3 (3.57%) MagicDraw
11 3 (3.57%) Mockito
12 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
12 2 (2.38%) Selenium
General
1 37 (44.05%) Banking
2 22 (26.19%) Finance
3 16 (19.05%) Investment Banking
4 8 (9.52%) Advertising
5 6 (7.14%) Law
6 2 (2.38%) Games
7 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.19%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (80.95%) Developer
2 51 (60.71%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.90%) Full Stack Developer
4 9 (10.71%) Senior Developer
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Designer
7 4 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (3.57%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (3.57%) J2EE Architect
8 3 (3.57%) JIRA Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.38%) HTML Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (61.90%) Spring
2 32 (38.10%) Hibernate
3 27 (32.14%) REST
4 21 (25.00%) Web Services
5 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
5 15 (17.86%) HTML
6 14 (16.67%) JSON
6 14 (16.67%) XML
7 13 (15.48%) SOAP
8 12 (14.29%) jQuery
9 10 (11.90%) Ajax
10 8 (9.52%) CSS
10 8 (9.52%) Java EE
10 8 (9.52%) Kafka
10 8 (9.52%) Node.js
11 7 (8.33%) HTML5
12 6 (7.14%) JDBC
12 6 (7.14%) JMS
12 6 (7.14%) JPA
12 6 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.14%) DataPower
4 4 (4.76%) Wiki
5 3 (3.57%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.57%) iPad
5 3 (3.57%) iPhone
5 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.33%) Android
1 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 6 (7.14%) Unix
3 3 (3.57%) Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Windows
5 1 (1.19%) AIX
5 1 (1.19%) CentOS
5 1 (1.19%) Solaris
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.05%) TDD
2 16 (19.05%) Test Automation
3 15 (17.86%) OO
4 13 (15.48%) Microservices
4 13 (15.48%) SOA
5 11 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (11.90%) Web Development
7 9 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 9 (10.71%) Scrum
8 8 (9.52%) Multithreading
9 7 (8.33%) Multithreaded Programming
9 7 (8.33%) Performance Testing
9 7 (8.33%) User Stories
10 6 (7.14%) Data Development
10 6 (7.14%) Kanban
11 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.95%) Data Integration
11 5 (5.95%) Open Source
11 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (91.67%) Java
2 28 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.29%) SQL
4 10 (11.90%) PHP
5 8 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.14%) Groovy
6 6 (7.14%) Java 8
7 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.57%) Apple Swift
8 3 (3.57%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.38%) C#
9 2 (2.38%) GLSL
9 2 (2.38%) Scala
10 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) C++
10 1 (1.19%) Python
10 1 (1.19%) Ruby
10 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Docker
2 4 (4.76%) HDFS
3 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) Ansible
2 2 (2.38%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.19%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.19%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.19%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (20.24%) Oracle
2 14 (16.67%) IBM
3 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.14%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.76%) Perforce
6 3 (3.57%) CA
7 2 (2.38%) Twitter
8 1 (1.19%) Curam
8 1 (1.19%) Okta
8 1 (1.19%) Sybase