The median contractor rate for a Java/J2EE Developer was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 141 -
Rank change year-on-year +38 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.21% 0.034% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.037% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £360 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +28.57% -9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -2.77%  

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 1827 2734 2920
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.76% 93.53% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1112 1509 1573
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.59% +2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 58 96
Median hourly rate £17.39 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.49% +96.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Java/J2EE Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Java/J2EE Developer in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 23 April 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 - 4 £360 -
Java/J2EE Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) J2EE
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) JBoss
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) HTML5
5 5 (50.00%) RESTful
5 5 (50.00%) Scrum
5 5 (50.00%) CSS3
5 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (50.00%) React
5 5 (50.00%) JSP
5 5 (50.00%) MySQL
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) OO
6 4 (40.00%) DevOps
7 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (30.00%) Coaching
7 3 (30.00%) Fintech
7 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
7 3 (30.00%) TIBCO
7 3 (30.00%) Rendezvous
7 3 (30.00%) TIBCO Hawk
7 3 (30.00%) BusinessWorks

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 8 (80.00%) JBoss
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Mockito
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) J2EE
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (50.00%) CSS3
4 5 (50.00%) JSP
4 5 (50.00%) React
4 5 (50.00%) RESTful
5 3 (30.00%) Backbone.js
5 3 (30.00%) Rendezvous
6 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Fintech
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian