Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 87 131
Rank change year-on-year -46 +44 -21
Contract jobs citing J2EE 86 95 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.57% 2.18% 1.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.40% 7.50% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 67 43
Scotland median daily rate £415 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.57% -8.20%
10th Percentile £350 £320 £320
90th Percentile £556 £488 £448
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £442
% change year-on-year +8.33% +1.93% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £77.75 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +115.97% - -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 1,593 1,267 1,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.08% 29.09% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 798 748
Scotland median daily rate £401 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.31% -5.93%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 17
Scotland median hourly rate £33.75 £43.39 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.53% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.52 £14.49 £13.80
90th Percentile £43.00 £48.71 £45.60
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +3.75% +10.34% -2.13%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -12 43 £400 -5.88% 8
Edinburgh -18 39 £415 +3.75% 3
Moray 0 1 £470 +12.24%
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (89.53%) Java
2 44 (51.16%) Spring
3 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (33.72%) Hibernate
5 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
6 23 (26.74%) Oracle
6 23 (26.74%) Finance
7 22 (25.58%) Banking
7 22 (25.58%) JUnit
7 22 (25.58%) REST
8 21 (24.42%) Web Services
8 21 (24.42%) Eclipse
9 20 (23.26%) SOA
10 19 (22.09%) OO
10 19 (22.09%) Test Automation
11 18 (20.93%) Scrum
12 17 (19.77%) TDD
12 17 (19.77%) Maven
13 16 (18.60%) XML
13 16 (18.60%) JSON
14 14 (16.28%) jQuery
14 14 (16.28%) WebSphere
14 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
15 13 (15.12%) JIRA
15 13 (15.12%) NoSQL
15 13 (15.12%) Relational Database
15 13 (15.12%) SOAP
15 13 (15.12%) Tomcat
15 13 (15.12%) SQL
15 13 (15.12%) IBM

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 14 (16.28%) WebSphere
2 13 (15.12%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.79%) Confluence
4 7 (8.14%) WebSphere Portal
5 4 (4.65%) Apache
5 4 (4.65%) Apache Pig
5 4 (4.65%) JBoss
5 4 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.33%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.33%) Jetty
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.16%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 6 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.16%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.49%) OpenShift
1 3 (3.49%) PaaS
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) FTP
1 4 (4.65%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.12%) NoSQL
1 13 (15.12%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.14%) DB2
2 7 (8.14%) RDBMS
3 6 (6.98%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.98%) MySQL
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.81%) Big Data
4 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (4.65%) Apache Hive
5 4 (4.65%) HBase
6 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.16%) Parquet
6 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.16%) Redis
6 1 (1.16%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (25.58%) JUnit
2 21 (24.42%) Eclipse
3 17 (19.77%) Maven
4 14 (16.28%) Git (software)
5 13 (15.12%) JIRA
6 11 (12.79%) Gradle
7 9 (10.47%) Jenkins
7 9 (10.47%) Subversion
8 7 (8.14%) JProfiler
8 7 (8.14%) TeamCity
9 6 (6.98%) Hudson
9 6 (6.98%) Mockito
10 5 (5.81%) JMeter
10 5 (5.81%) MagicDraw
11 4 (4.65%) Ant
11 4 (4.65%) Bitbucket
11 4 (4.65%) FishEye
12 3 (3.49%) Cucumber
12 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
12 3 (3.49%) SonarQube
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 22 (25.58%) Banking
3 8 (9.30%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.98%) Advertising
5 4 (4.65%) Law
6 2 (2.33%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.16%) International Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (67.44%) Developer
2 44 (51.16%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.79%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Architect
6 7 (8.14%) J2EE Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Designer
7 6 (6.98%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.81%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (4.65%) J2EE Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Big Data Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Java Architect
10 3 (3.49%) JIRA Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Technical Leader
11 2 (2.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.16%) Spring
2 29 (33.72%) Hibernate
3 22 (25.58%) REST
4 21 (24.42%) Web Services
5 16 (18.60%) JSON
5 16 (18.60%) XML
6 14 (16.28%) jQuery
7 13 (15.12%) SOAP
8 12 (13.95%) Ajax
9 11 (12.79%) AngularJS
9 11 (12.79%) HTML
10 10 (11.63%) JPA
10 10 (11.63%) XSLT
11 9 (10.47%) Node.js
12 8 (9.30%) CSS
12 8 (9.30%) JDBC
13 7 (8.14%) Java EE
14 6 (6.98%) HTML5
15 5 (5.81%) JMS
15 5 (5.81%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.98%) DataPower
3 4 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (4.65%) Wiki
4 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.33%) iPad
4 2 (2.33%) iPhone
4 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Unix
2 4 (4.65%) Android
2 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) AIX
4 1 (1.16%) CentOS
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (23.26%) SOA
3 19 (22.09%) OO
3 19 (22.09%) Test Automation
4 18 (20.93%) Scrum
5 17 (19.77%) TDD
6 12 (13.95%) Data Modelling
6 12 (13.95%) Microservices
7 11 (12.79%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (12.79%) Unit Testing
8 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.30%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (9.30%) Web Development
9 7 (8.14%) Kanban
9 7 (8.14%) Multithreaded Programming
9 7 (8.14%) Multithreading
9 7 (8.14%) RAD
9 7 (8.14%) Use Case
10 6 (6.98%) Data Development
10 6 (6.98%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 77 (89.53%) Java
2 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 13 (15.12%) SQL
4 8 (9.30%) Java 8
4 8 (9.30%) PHP
4 8 (9.30%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.65%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.49%) Groovy
7 2 (2.33%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.33%) C++
7 2 (2.33%) GLSL
7 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.33%) Python
7 2 (2.33%) Scala
8 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) C#
8 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) Sun Certification
2 3 (3.49%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (2.33%) MBA
4 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Docker
2 4 (4.65%) HDFS
3 2 (2.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 1 (1.16%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (3.49%) Ansible
3 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.33%) Puppet
3 2 (2.33%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.16%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.16%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.16%) PingFederate
4 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Oracle
2 13 (15.12%) IBM
3 7 (8.14%) Perforce
4 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.65%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.49%) CA
6 3 (3.49%) Ping Identity
7 2 (2.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.16%) Curam
8 1 (1.16%) Okta
8 1 (1.16%) Sybase
8 1 (1.16%) Twitter