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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 104 117
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 9 49 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.42% 1.69% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 7.52% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 39 8
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £260 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £376 £400
% change year-on-year +11.62% -5.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

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 641 652 633
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.93% 22.52% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 378 297
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 -21 6 £356 -1.04% 9
Glasgow -1 1 £550 +57.14% 1
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 21 (75.00%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (50.00%) SOA
3 14 (50.00%) HTML
3 14 (50.00%) JBoss
4 13 (46.43%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
4 13 (46.43%) Scrum
4 13 (46.43%) Maven
4 13 (46.43%) REST
5 12 (42.86%) MVC
6 11 (39.29%) Hibernate
6 11 (39.29%) SOAP
7 10 (35.71%) CSS
8 9 (32.14%) JMS
8 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
9 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
9 8 (28.57%) XML
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle
9 8 (28.57%) SQL
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 8 (28.57%) Apache Camel
9 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
10 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
10 7 (25.00%) J2EE
10 7 (25.00%) Web Services
10 7 (25.00%) Apache
10 7 (25.00%) JPA

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 14 (50.00%) JBoss
2 8 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (7.14%) CMS
4 2 (7.14%) Confluence
4 2 (7.14%) GlassFish
4 2 (7.14%) IIS
4 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) PaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Boomi
3 1 (3.57%) OpenShift
3 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Firewall
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Maven
2 9 (32.14%) Git (software)
3 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (25.00%) JIRA
4 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
4 5 (17.86%) Eclipse
5 3 (10.71%) Gradle
5 3 (10.71%) Subversion
6 2 (7.14%) IBM UrbanCode
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (7.14%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Designer
5 2 (7.14%) HTML Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) HTML
2 13 (46.43%) REST
3 11 (39.29%) Hibernate
3 11 (39.29%) SOAP
4 10 (35.71%) CSS
5 9 (32.14%) JMS
6 8 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 8 (28.57%) Apache Camel
6 8 (28.57%) XML
7 7 (25.00%) J2EE
7 7 (25.00%) JPA
7 7 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (21.43%) HTML5
9 5 (17.86%) Apache CXF
9 5 (17.86%) Drools
9 5 (17.86%) Ehcache
9 5 (17.86%) jBPM
9 5 (17.86%) JDBC
9 5 (17.86%) Spring
9 5 (17.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) EMC VNX
1 2 (7.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Unix
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) SOA
3 13 (46.43%) Scrum
4 12 (42.86%) MVC
5 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (21.43%) TDD
7 5 (17.86%) Front End Development
7 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 5 (17.86%) Microservices
7 5 (17.86%) Pair Programming
7 5 (17.86%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (17.86%) Web Design
8 4 (14.29%) Coaching
8 4 (14.29%) DevOps
9 3 (10.71%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.14%) API Development
10 2 (7.14%) BDD
10 2 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Scala
5 4 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.14%) ES6
6 2 (7.14%) Groovy
6 2 (7.14%) Jython
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) VCAP
2 2 (7.14%) VCP6
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Ansible
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Oracle
1 8 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) EMC
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Dell