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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK / Scotland
Rank 88 90 89
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 19 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.08% 1.44% 1.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.68% 6.39% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 20
Median daily rate £400 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -8.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £257 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java EE 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 517 579 568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.48% 22.51% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 334 346
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 3 8
Median hourly rate £52.17 £18.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.24% -58.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 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 -7 11 £375 +7.14% 3
Moray - 5 £425 -
Glasgow - 3 £425 -
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 35 (87.50%) Java
2 25 (62.50%) JBoss
3 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (57.50%) HTML
4 23 (57.50%) SOA
5 21 (52.50%) XML
6 20 (50.00%) Scrum
7 16 (40.00%) TDD
7 16 (40.00%) Oracle
8 15 (37.50%) SOAP
8 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (35.00%) Maven
9 14 (35.00%) CSS
9 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
9 14 (35.00%) JMS
9 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database
10 13 (32.50%) REST
10 13 (32.50%) Eclipse
10 13 (32.50%) MVC
10 13 (32.50%) SQL
10 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
11 12 (30.00%) Hibernate
11 12 (30.00%) Web Services
11 12 (30.00%) XSLT
12 11 (27.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (25.00%) Apache Camel
13 10 (25.00%) Linux
13 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
14 9 (22.50%) HTML5
15 8 (20.00%) AngularJS

Java EE
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 25 (62.50%) JBoss
2 11 (27.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (15.00%) Apache
4 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (5.00%) CMS
5 2 (5.00%) GlassFish
5 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) PaaS
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Firewall
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Maven
2 13 (32.50%) Eclipse
2 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
3 5 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.50%) JIRA
3 5 (12.50%) JProfiler
4 2 (5.00%) Gradle
4 2 (5.00%) Log4j
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (5.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) Developer
2 20 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) HTML Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Java Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Java Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) HTML
2 21 (52.50%) XML
3 15 (37.50%) SOAP
4 14 (35.00%) CSS
4 14 (35.00%) JMS
5 13 (32.50%) REST
6 12 (30.00%) Hibernate
6 12 (30.00%) Web Services
6 12 (30.00%) XSLT
7 10 (25.00%) Apache Camel
8 9 (22.50%) HTML5
9 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (20.00%) Drools
9 8 (20.00%) jBPM
9 8 (20.00%) JPA
10 7 (17.50%) J2EE
10 7 (17.50%) RESTful
10 7 (17.50%) XSD
11 6 (15.00%) Apache CXF
11 6 (15.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) EMC VNX
1 2 (5.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Windows
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) SOA
3 20 (50.00%) Scrum
4 16 (40.00%) TDD
5 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (32.50%) MVC
7 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.50%) Coaching
8 7 (17.50%) Front End Development
9 6 (15.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 6 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (15.00%) Web Design
10 5 (12.50%) Microservices
10 5 (12.50%) Pair Programming
10 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (7.50%) OO
11 3 (7.50%) Open Source
11 3 (7.50%) SDLC
11 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
12 2 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 35 (87.50%) Java
2 14 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (32.50%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) Scala
5 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.00%) ES6
6 2 (5.00%) Groovy
6 2 (5.00%) Jython
6 2 (5.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) VCAP
3 2 (5.00%) VCP6
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Ansible
1 4 (10.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco
3 2 (5.00%) EMC
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.00%) Misys
3 2 (5.00%) VMware