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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK / Scotland
Rank 69 81 99
Rank change year-on-year +12 +18  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 35 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.02% 1.90% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.92% 8.38% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 17
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £269 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +16.12% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +18.75%  

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 506 585 558
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.25% 22.71% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 338 344
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 8
Median hourly rate £52.17 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.86% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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
Edinburgh +13 19 £400 +3.22% 3
Glasgow -2 8 £400 +48.14% 9
Moray - 6 £388 -
Stirling - 2 £475 -
West Lothian -4 1 - -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 57 (85.07%) Java
2 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (35.82%) JBoss
4 22 (32.84%) JavaScript
5 21 (31.34%) Linux
5 21 (31.34%) SOA
6 20 (29.85%) HTML
6 20 (29.85%) Maven
6 20 (29.85%) Scrum
7 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
8 17 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
10 15 (22.39%) Finance
10 15 (22.39%) SQL
10 15 (22.39%) CSS
10 15 (22.39%) CRM
11 14 (20.90%) Oracle
12 13 (19.40%) Spring
12 13 (19.40%) DevOps
13 12 (17.91%) HP SiteScope
13 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
13 12 (17.91%) Cucumber
13 12 (17.91%) Performance Testing
13 12 (17.91%) Web Development
13 12 (17.91%) OpenView
13 12 (17.91%) HP
13 12 (17.91%) LoadRunner
14 11 (16.42%) SOAP
14 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
15 10 (14.93%) REST

J2EE
Top Related 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 24 (35.82%) JBoss
2 10 (14.93%) Apache
3 9 (13.43%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.97%) CMS
5 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.99%) iPlanet
6 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.49%) Confluence
7 1 (1.49%) FileNet
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Portal
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (2.99%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) HTTPS
1 3 (4.48%) SSL
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) LDAP
3 1 (1.49%) BIG-IP
3 1 (1.49%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
2 10 (14.93%) MySQL
3 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.97%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.49%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Maven
2 18 (26.87%) Git (software)
3 16 (23.88%) Jenkins
4 12 (17.91%) Cucumber
4 12 (17.91%) LoadRunner
5 8 (11.94%) JIRA
6 6 (8.96%) Subversion
7 5 (7.46%) GitLab
7 5 (7.46%) Selenium
8 4 (5.97%) Ant
8 4 (5.97%) JUnit
8 4 (5.97%) Mockito
9 3 (4.48%) Bitbucket
10 2 (2.99%) Eclipse
10 2 (2.99%) Gradle
11 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
11 1 (1.49%) jMock
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.93%) J2EE Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Tester
5 8 (11.94%) Performance Tester
6 7 (10.45%) Consultant
6 7 (10.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (10.45%) Test Engineer
7 6 (8.96%) Web Developer
8 5 (7.46%) DevOps Consultant
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Java Web Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Performance Test Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Java Web Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Senior Web Developer
9 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.85%) HTML
2 15 (22.39%) CSS
3 13 (19.40%) Spring
4 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
5 11 (16.42%) SOAP
6 10 (14.93%) React
6 10 (14.93%) REST
7 9 (13.43%) Apache Camel
7 9 (13.43%) Hibernate
7 9 (13.43%) HTML5
7 9 (13.43%) JSP
8 8 (11.94%) Apache CXF
8 8 (11.94%) JDBC
9 7 (10.45%) Backbone.js
9 7 (10.45%) Ehcache
9 7 (10.45%) Gherkin
9 7 (10.45%) Java EE
9 7 (10.45%) Play Framework
9 7 (10.45%) RESTful
9 7 (10.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.46%) DataPower
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.97%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.48%) Fintech
4 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.99%) EMC VNX
4 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) Clustering
5 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.49%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Unix
3 3 (4.48%) AIX
3 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Solaris
4 2 (2.99%) Windows
5 1 (1.49%) HPUX
5 1 (1.49%) SUSE
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (64.18%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) SOA
3 20 (29.85%) Scrum
4 17 (25.37%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (22.39%) CRM
6 13 (19.40%) DevOps
7 12 (17.91%) Performance Testing
7 12 (17.91%) Web Development
8 10 (14.93%) Microservices
8 10 (14.93%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (14.93%) Pair Programming
9 9 (13.43%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (13.43%) Project Planning
9 9 (13.43%) Risk Management
10 8 (11.94%) Automated Testing
10 8 (11.94%) MVC
10 8 (11.94%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (11.94%) TDD
10 8 (11.94%) Web Design
11 7 (10.45%) OO
Programming Languages
1 57 (85.07%) Java
2 22 (32.84%) JavaScript
3 15 (22.39%) SQL
4 8 (11.94%) Python
4 8 (11.94%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.45%) Scala
6 6 (8.96%) PHP
7 5 (7.46%) Ruby
8 3 (4.48%) C#
9 2 (2.99%) C
9 2 (2.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) VCAP
2 2 (2.99%) VCP6
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) JSP 440
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) vSphere
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.49%) KVM
3 1 (1.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 12 (17.91%) HP SiteScope
1 12 (17.91%) OpenView
2 8 (11.94%) Ansible
3 5 (7.46%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (2.99%) vRealize
5 1 (1.49%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (20.90%) Oracle
2 12 (17.91%) HP
3 6 (8.96%) IBM
3 6 (8.96%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.97%) Cisco
4 4 (5.97%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) CA
5 2 (2.99%) EMC
5 2 (2.99%) F5
5 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.99%) Sun
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe
6 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.49%) BEA
6 1 (1.49%) PlateSpin
6 1 (1.49%) Veritas
6 1 (1.49%) Xamarin
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