Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 127 87
Rank change year-on-year -15 -40 +38
Contract jobs citing J2EE 30 73 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 1.41% 2.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 5.23% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 42 50
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £313 £351 £306
90th Percentile £530 £556 £488
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £56.25 £40.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year +39.75% +25.78% -18.21%

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 1,267 1,395 1,084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.04% 26.91% 30.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 848 694
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £308 £306 £281
90th Percentile £550 £531 £488
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +3.16% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 15
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% -35.33% +28.21%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.83 £14.59
90th Percentile £46.00 £54.25 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.26 £40.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% +5.64% +5.26%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 17 £413 -2.94%
Edinburgh -19 7 £365 -12.05% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 6 £425 -
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 27 (90.00%) Java
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Banking
4 12 (40.00%) Spring
4 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
6 9 (30.00%) Oracle
6 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 9 (30.00%) JIRA
7 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 8 (26.67%) Unix
7 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
7 8 (26.67%) IBM
7 8 (26.67%) DevOps
7 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
8 7 (23.33%) SDLC
8 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
8 7 (23.33%) HTML
8 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
8 7 (23.33%) Web Services
8 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
9 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
9 6 (20.00%) Groovy
9 6 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) SQL
9 6 (20.00%) Docker
10 5 (16.67%) JUnit

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 6 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Portal
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.00%) Confluence
3 3 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
5 1 (3.33%) Camunda
5 1 (3.33%) Mule
5 1 (3.33%) nginx
5 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Serverless
2 1 (3.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) HTTP
1 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
1 5 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) RDBMS
1 8 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
3 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (36.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (30.00%) JIRA
4 5 (16.67%) JUnit
4 5 (16.67%) Maven
4 5 (16.67%) Selenium
4 5 (16.67%) Subversion
5 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
5 4 (13.33%) Gradle
6 3 (10.00%) Bitbucket
6 3 (10.00%) Hudson
7 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.67%) Mockito
8 1 (3.33%) git-flow
8 1 (3.33%) Introscope
8 1 (3.33%) JMeter
8 1 (3.33%) jMock
8 1 (3.33%) MagicDraw
General
1 13 (43.33%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Java Developer
3 6 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Server Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Server Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) Spring
2 7 (23.33%) AngularJS
2 7 (23.33%) HTML
2 7 (23.33%) Web Services
3 5 (16.67%) CSS
3 5 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 5 (16.67%) JSON
3 5 (16.67%) XML
4 4 (13.33%) Ajax
4 4 (13.33%) Akka
4 4 (13.33%) HTML5
5 3 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (6.67%) JDBC
6 2 (6.67%) Node.js
6 2 (6.67%) REST
6 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 1 (3.33%) JMS
7 1 (3.33%) JSP
7 1 (3.33%) Servlets
7 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) DataPower
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Unix
2 6 (20.00%) Linux
3 5 (16.67%) AIX
3 5 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (30.00%) TDD
4 8 (26.67%) DevOps
5 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (23.33%) SDLC
6 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.67%) BDD
7 5 (16.67%) Information Security
7 5 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 5 (16.67%) OO
8 4 (13.33%) Asset Management
8 4 (13.33%) Microservices
8 4 (13.33%) OOP
8 4 (13.33%) Scrum
8 4 (13.33%) SOA
9 3 (10.00%) Code Coverage
9 3 (10.00%) Open Source
9 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (20.00%) Groovy
4 6 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Flume
2 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (3.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 8 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) Charles River
3 4 (13.33%) Sybase
4 2 (6.67%) Okta
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft