Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 160 187
Rank change year-on-year -20 +27 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 7 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.15% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Scotland median daily rate £310 £395 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.52% +14.49% -23.33%
10th Percentile £274 £351 £318
90th Percentile £412 £481 £481
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £360
% change year-on-year +5.88% +18.06% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £36.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Scotland
Contract vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 4,572 3,533 5,227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.75% 94.85% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,672 2,049 2,765
Scotland median daily rate £390 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £225 £217 £225
90th Percentile £538 £501 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 129 92
Scotland median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -19.54% +24.29%
10th Percentile £10.79 £10.60 £10.52
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.40 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 -34 7 £310 -27.06% 1
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JSP
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
3 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) JMS
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Law
4 3 (42.86%) EJB
4 3 (42.86%) DHTML
4 3 (42.86%) DB2
5 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 2 (28.57%) Java EE
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery

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 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) GlassFish
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) RDBMS
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Ant
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (42.86%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) JSP
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) DHTML
3 3 (42.86%) EJB
3 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
4 2 (28.57%) Java EE
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) JDBC
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) Servlets
5 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) OOD
1 1 (14.29%) SDLC
1 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle