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 3 months to 27 June 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 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 114 83
Rank change year-on-year +54 -31  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 54 33 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.46% 1.12% 1.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.33% 4.95% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 17
Median daily rate £415 £340 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.05% -18.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £320 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -8.57% -13.79%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 648 666 620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.54% 22.66% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 388 291
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +20 23 £425 +20.56% 4
Edinburgh +21 16 £400 +17.64%
West Lothian - 7 £415 -
West Dunbartonshire -2 2 £425 +0.59%
Moray - 2 £419 -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £400 - 2
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Scotland region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 77 (85.56%) Java
2 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
4 27 (30.00%) Scrum
5 25 (27.78%) Maven
5 25 (27.78%) JBoss
6 24 (26.67%) SOA
6 24 (26.67%) Jenkins
7 23 (25.56%) Linux
7 23 (25.56%) Spring
8 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
9 21 (23.33%) HTML
10 19 (21.11%) TDD
10 19 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (20.00%) NoSQL
11 18 (20.00%) Hibernate
11 18 (20.00%) SQL
11 18 (20.00%) SOAP
12 17 (18.89%) Shell Script
13 16 (17.78%) CSS
13 16 (17.78%) Finance
13 16 (17.78%) Pair Programming
13 16 (17.78%) Cucumber
14 15 (16.67%) REST
14 15 (16.67%) DevOps
14 15 (16.67%) WebSphere
14 15 (16.67%) Oracle
15 14 (15.56%) IBM
15 14 (15.56%) Tomcat
15 14 (15.56%) MVC

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 25 (27.78%) JBoss
2 15 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 14 (15.56%) Tomcat
4 11 (12.22%) Apache
5 6 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (5.56%) CMS
6 5 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (5.56%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
7 2 (2.22%) Confluence
7 2 (2.22%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (1.11%) FileNet
8 1 (1.11%) Mule
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (3.33%) Pega PRPC
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.22%) PaaS
5 1 (1.11%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 9 (10.00%) SSL
2 6 (6.67%) Internet
3 5 (5.56%) HTTP
4 4 (4.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 11 (12.22%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.67%) MySQL
4 5 (5.56%) DB2
4 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (27.78%) Maven
2 24 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 22 (24.44%) Git (software)
4 16 (17.78%) Cucumber
5 13 (14.44%) JIRA
6 11 (12.22%) LoadRunner
7 8 (8.89%) Ant
7 8 (8.89%) Selenium
8 7 (7.78%) JUnit
8 7 (7.78%) Mockito
9 6 (6.67%) GitLab
10 4 (4.44%) Bitbucket
10 4 (4.44%) jMock
11 3 (3.33%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.22%) Hudson
12 2 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (2.22%) Subversion
13 1 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (1.11%) Gradle
13 1 (1.11%) MSBuild
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Law
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.11%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Publishing
4 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (52.22%) Developer
2 29 (32.22%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.11%) Architect
3 10 (11.11%) Tester
4 8 (8.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (8.89%) Performance Tester
5 7 (7.78%) J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.67%) AWS Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 5 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) J2EE Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Architect
7 5 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (4.44%) Java Technical Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (4.44%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.56%) Spring
2 21 (23.33%) HTML
3 18 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 18 (20.00%) SOAP
4 16 (17.78%) CSS
5 15 (16.67%) REST
6 13 (14.44%) Apache Camel
6 13 (14.44%) JDBC
6 13 (14.44%) Web Services
7 12 (13.33%) JMS
8 10 (11.11%) Apache CXF
8 10 (11.11%) Gherkin
8 10 (11.11%) jQuery
8 10 (11.11%) OSGi
8 10 (11.11%) XML
9 8 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 7 (7.78%) Ehcache
10 7 (7.78%) Java EE
10 7 (7.78%) Play Framework
10 7 (7.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) DataPower
2 6 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.22%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.11%) Fintech
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
6 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.11%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Linux
2 12 (13.33%) Unix
3 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.56%) AIX
4 5 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (54.44%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.00%) Scrum
3 24 (26.67%) SOA
4 19 (21.11%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (21.11%) TDD
5 16 (17.78%) Pair Programming
6 15 (16.67%) DevOps
7 14 (15.56%) Microservices
7 14 (15.56%) MVC
8 13 (14.44%) Continuous Deployment
8 13 (14.44%) Web Development
9 11 (12.22%) BDD
9 11 (12.22%) CRM
10 10 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (11.11%) Performance Testing
11 9 (10.00%) Information Security
11 9 (10.00%) OO
11 9 (10.00%) Performance Engineering
12 8 (8.89%) Front End Development
12 8 (8.89%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (85.56%) Java
2 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
3 18 (20.00%) SQL
4 17 (18.89%) Shell Script
5 11 (12.22%) Scala
6 10 (11.11%) Ruby
7 9 (10.00%) Python
8 7 (7.78%) PHP
9 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.11%) C#
10 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) HND
2 2 (2.22%) VCAP
2 2 (2.22%) VCP6
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.11%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.11%) EMIR
2 1 (1.11%) MiFID
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (2.22%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.22%) Docker
2 2 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) HP SiteScope
1 11 (12.22%) OpenView
2 10 (11.11%) Ansible
3 4 (4.44%) TIBCO Hawk
3 4 (4.44%) Tivoli
4 3 (3.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (2.22%) vRealize
6 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Oracle
2 14 (15.56%) IBM
3 11 (12.22%) HP
4 5 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.33%) CA
5 3 (3.33%) Pega
5 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.22%) Cisco
6 2 (2.22%) EMC
6 2 (2.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.11%) Adobe
7 1 (1.11%) Dell
7 1 (1.11%) Google
7 1 (1.11%) hybris
7 1 (1.11%) Perforce
7 1 (1.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.11%) Sybase
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