Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 J2EE Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 206 -
Rank change year-on-year +40 - +169
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 8 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.054% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.058% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Scotland median daily rate £350 £328 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% - -
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.00 £33.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year +10.61% -7.08% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3999 5172 5988
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.06% 93.71% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2322 2922 3121
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £225 £230 £225
90th Percentile £525 £513 £488
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 103 169
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £46.94 £43.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Scotland

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Scotland

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java/J2EE Developer in Scotland

Java/J2EE Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java/J2EE Developer in Scotland

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 July 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 +27 6 £350 +6.06%
Glasgow +1 1 - -
Moray - 1 £350 -
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Java/J2EE Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region featuring Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) JBoss
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
5 2 (25.00%) Rendezvous
5 2 (25.00%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Java EE
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) Fintech
6 1 (12.50%) React
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5

Java/J2EE Developer Skill Set
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 (75.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) Gradle
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Mockito
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (25.00%) Rendezvous
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) JMS
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) JSP
3 1 (12.50%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Coaching
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (12.50%) EMIR
1 1 (12.50%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce