The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 31 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.21% 6.84% 4.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.82% 20.16% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 1
Average daily rate
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£463 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £35.40 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.68% +4.88%
J2EE
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
88 129 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.47% 33.95% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 86 8
Average daily rate £350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Cardiff region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Cardiff region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) JBoss
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) WildFly
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Scala
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) CCA
5 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
5 1 (12.50%) ILOG
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) WildFly
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) DbUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) EAI Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (12.50%) Dojo
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) JRules
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) EJB
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) J2SE
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) JVM Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) RUP
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) ILOG
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat