Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 6 months to 24 November 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 107 128
Rank change year-on-year -11 +21 -43
Contract jobs citing Java EE 63 79 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.25% 1.83% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.67% 6.67% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 71 47
Scotland median daily rate £320 £340 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -8.11% -
10th Percentile £230 £218 £270
90th Percentile £494 £413 £421
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -23.81%

Java EE 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 1349 1185 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.78% 27.47% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 709 680
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 16
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £43.75 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.14% +8.35% +1.58%
10th Percentile £17.89 £24.63 £25.00
90th Percentile £40.03 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Java EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Scotland

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Scotland

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in Scotland

Java EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java EE in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java EE in Scotland

Java EE
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 Java EE within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -19 59 £310 -8.82% 5
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 60 (95.24%) Java
2 49 (77.78%) JBoss
3 46 (73.02%) XML
4 35 (55.56%) SOA
5 34 (53.97%) XSLT
6 32 (50.79%) Hibernate
7 31 (49.21%) Drools
8 25 (39.68%) Spring
8 25 (39.68%) Maven
9 21 (33.33%) TDD
10 19 (30.16%) jBPM
10 19 (30.16%) Performance Monitoring
11 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (28.57%) Workflow
11 18 (28.57%) Eclipse
12 17 (26.98%) Red Hat
12 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (26.98%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 15 (23.81%) Change Control
14 14 (22.22%) JPA
14 14 (22.22%) SOAP
14 14 (22.22%) Oracle
15 13 (20.63%) Linux
15 13 (20.63%) Scrum
16 12 (19.05%) BPMN
16 12 (19.05%) Business Process Modelling
17 11 (17.46%) jQuery
17 11 (17.46%) Web Services
17 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
17 11 (17.46%) SQL

Java EE
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 49 (77.78%) JBoss
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 7 (11.11%) Apache
5 6 (9.52%) IIS
6 5 (7.94%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.52%) IaaS
1 6 (9.52%) PaaS
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) Boomi
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Firewall
2 7 (11.11%) BIG-IP
2 7 (11.11%) LDAP
2 7 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.35%) Internet
4 4 (6.35%) Intranet
5 3 (4.76%) DNS
5 3 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (4.76%) LAN
5 3 (4.76%) WAN
6 2 (3.17%) AMQP
6 2 (3.17%) HTTP
7 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Maven
2 18 (28.57%) Eclipse
3 7 (11.11%) Subversion
4 5 (7.94%) Selenium
5 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.76%) JProfiler
6 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.17%) JIRA
7 1 (1.59%) Bower
7 1 (1.59%) IBM UrbanCode
7 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (68.25%) Developer
2 40 (63.49%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Designer
7 3 (4.76%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Java Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (73.02%) XML
2 34 (53.97%) XSLT
3 32 (50.79%) Hibernate
4 31 (49.21%) Drools
5 25 (39.68%) Spring
6 19 (30.16%) jBPM
7 14 (22.22%) JPA
7 14 (22.22%) SOAP
8 11 (17.46%) jQuery
8 11 (17.46%) Web Services
9 9 (14.29%) J2EE
9 9 (14.29%) JMS
9 9 (14.29%) RESTful
10 8 (12.70%) Apache Camel
11 7 (11.11%) .NET
11 7 (11.11%) Ajax
11 7 (11.11%) XSD
12 6 (9.52%) HTML
13 5 (7.94%) EJB
13 5 (7.94%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) PKI
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) DataPower
3 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Linux
2 9 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (12.70%) Windows
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) SOA
2 21 (33.33%) TDD
3 19 (30.16%) Performance Monitoring
4 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (28.57%) Workflow
5 17 (26.98%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (23.81%) Change Control
7 13 (20.63%) Scrum
8 12 (19.05%) BPMN
8 12 (19.05%) Business Process Modelling
9 10 (15.87%) ITIL
10 8 (12.70%) Open Source
11 7 (11.11%) DevOps
11 7 (11.11%) Open Source Development
12 6 (9.52%) E-Commerce
12 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
12 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
12 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
13 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (95.24%) Java
2 11 (17.46%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.46%) SQL
3 8 (12.70%) Perl
3 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.59%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Ansible
1 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Red Hat
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle
3 8 (12.70%) F5
4 7 (11.11%) Citrix
5 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.94%) IBM
7 4 (6.35%) Imperva
8 3 (4.76%) Adobe
8 3 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.76%) Cisco
8 3 (4.76%) Dell
8 3 (4.76%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.59%) Pega
9 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.59%) webMethods