Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 118 96
Rank change year-on-year -23 -22 +19
Contract jobs citing J2EE 56 72 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.08% 1.44% 2.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.69% 5.40% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 63 54
Scotland median daily rate £400 £415 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +8.85% +1.67%
10th Percentile £324 £332 £320
90th Percentile £509 £525 £463
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year +12.50% +7.38% -6.88%

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 1,519 1,333 1,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.25% 26.72% 28.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 823 700
Scotland median daily rate £415 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £271 £270
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 17
Scotland median hourly rate £38.75 £24.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.46% -43.53% +5.25%
10th Percentile £13.33 £13.45 £15.99
90th Percentile £43.75 £31.00 £52.00
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% - +6.67%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -7 28 £375 -11.76% 10
Edinburgh +2 23 £400 +6.67%
Dundee - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 54 (96.43%) Java
2 33 (58.93%) Spring
3 28 (50.00%) Banking
4 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 17 (30.36%) HTML
6 17 (30.36%) Web Services
6 17 (30.36%) Hibernate
7 16 (28.57%) Finance
7 16 (28.57%) REST
8 14 (25.00%) Maven
9 13 (23.21%) Investment Banking
9 13 (23.21%) JIRA
9 13 (23.21%) Eclipse
9 13 (23.21%) CSS
9 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
10 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
10 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
10 12 (21.43%) JUnit
10 12 (21.43%) SOAP
11 11 (19.64%) DB2
11 11 (19.64%) Ant
11 11 (19.64%) Oracle
11 11 (19.64%) IBM
11 11 (19.64%) RDBMS
11 11 (19.64%) WebSphere
11 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
11 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (17.86%) TeamCity

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 11 (19.64%) WebSphere
2 9 (16.07%) Confluence
3 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.36%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.79%) IIS
5 1 (1.79%) JBoss
5 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.57%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (3.57%) iTunes
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.79%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
1 2 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 11 (19.64%) DB2
2 11 (19.64%) RDBMS
3 10 (17.86%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.79%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Maven
2 13 (23.21%) Eclipse
2 13 (23.21%) Jenkins
2 13 (23.21%) JIRA
3 12 (21.43%) JUnit
4 11 (19.64%) Ant
4 11 (19.64%) Git (software)
5 10 (17.86%) TeamCity
6 8 (14.29%) FishEye
6 8 (14.29%) Subversion
7 7 (12.50%) JMeter
8 6 (10.71%) SoapUI
9 4 (7.14%) Hudson
10 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
10 3 (5.36%) MagicDraw
10 3 (5.36%) Selenium
11 2 (3.57%) Axure RP
11 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
11 2 (3.57%) Gradle
12 1 (1.79%) webpack
General
1 28 (50.00%) Banking
2 16 (28.57%) Finance
3 13 (23.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.14%) Law
5 3 (5.36%) Advertising
6 2 (3.57%) Games
7 1 (1.79%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Developer
2 41 (73.21%) Java Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Full Stack Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Angular Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
7 2 (3.57%) HTML Developer
7 2 (3.57%) J2EE Architect
7 2 (3.57%) J2EE Technical Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (1.79%) Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (1.79%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (58.93%) Spring
2 17 (30.36%) Hibernate
2 17 (30.36%) HTML
2 17 (30.36%) Web Services
3 16 (28.57%) REST
4 13 (23.21%) CSS
5 12 (21.43%) SOAP
6 10 (17.86%) AngularJS
7 9 (16.07%) Node.js
8 7 (12.50%) jQuery
8 7 (12.50%) JSON
8 7 (12.50%) Kafka
8 7 (12.50%) XML
9 4 (7.14%) HTML5
9 4 (7.14%) Java EE
10 3 (5.36%) Ajax
10 3 (5.36%) Java SE
10 3 (5.36%) React
10 3 (5.36%) XSLT
11 2 (3.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.36%) DataPower
4 3 (5.36%) iPad
4 3 (5.36%) iPhone
4 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Android
1 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (3.57%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) AIX
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Solaris
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
3 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (17.86%) OO
4 10 (17.86%) TDD
5 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 7 (12.50%) User Stories
7 6 (10.71%) Multithreading
7 6 (10.71%) SOA
8 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) Data Integration
8 5 (8.93%) Functional Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Multithreaded Programming
8 5 (8.93%) Web Development
9 4 (7.14%) Microservices
10 3 (5.36%) Business Process Mapping
10 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.36%) Mobile Development
10 3 (5.36%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.36%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 54 (96.43%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) SQL
4 6 (10.71%) Groovy
5 4 (7.14%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) Apple Swift
6 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.57%) GLSL
7 2 (3.57%) Java 8
8 1 (1.79%) C#
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) CA Wily
2 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) IBM
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) CA
4 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.57%) Charles River
4 2 (3.57%) Sybase
4 2 (3.57%) Twitter
5 1 (1.79%) Curam
5 1 (1.79%) Okta