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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 29 21 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 27 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.19% 6.22% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.31% 23.23% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
J2EE
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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
121 99 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.75% 26.76% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 76 30
Average daily rate £250 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 26 (74.29%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) Jenkins
3 22 (62.86%) Maven
4 20 (57.14%) Hibernate
5 18 (51.43%) Spring
6 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 15 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (42.86%) Red Hat
6 15 (42.86%) Linux
7 14 (40.00%) SQL
7 14 (40.00%) TDD
7 14 (40.00%) DevOps
8 13 (37.14%) AngularJS
8 13 (37.14%) JSF
8 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (37.14%) Open Source
8 13 (37.14%) CSS
8 13 (37.14%) Oracle
8 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
8 13 (37.14%) OO
8 13 (37.14%) JBoss
8 13 (37.14%) HTML
8 13 (37.14%) Scrum
9 12 (34.29%) SOAP
9 12 (34.29%) PL/SQL
9 12 (34.29%) MongoDB
9 12 (34.29%) Hudson
9 12 (34.29%) Performance Tuning

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (37.14%) JBoss
2 11 (31.43%) Confluence
3 10 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) WildFly
5 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) HTTP
1 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 10 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 12 (34.29%) MongoDB
3 11 (31.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (31.43%) NoSQL
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (65.71%) Jenkins
2 22 (62.86%) Maven
3 12 (34.29%) Hudson
4 11 (31.43%) Subversion
4 11 (31.43%) Spock
4 11 (31.43%) Geb
4 11 (31.43%) JIRA
4 11 (31.43%) Selenium
5 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Developer
1 20 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Middleware Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Scala Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) EAI Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Java Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) Hibernate
2 18 (51.43%) Spring
3 13 (37.14%) JSF
3 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 13 (37.14%) CSS
3 13 (37.14%) AngularJS
4 12 (34.29%) SOAP
5 11 (31.43%) Web Services
5 11 (31.43%) XML
5 11 (31.43%) XSLT
5 11 (31.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (31.43%) Middleware
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.86%) JMS
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) OSGi
6 1 (2.86%) REST
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
1 15 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) TDD
2 14 (40.00%) DevOps
3 13 (37.14%) Scrum
3 13 (37.14%) OO
3 13 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (37.14%) Open Source
4 12 (34.29%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (31.43%) SDLC
5 11 (31.43%) Test Automation
5 11 (31.43%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
5 11 (31.43%) Release Management
5 11 (31.43%) RUP
5 11 (31.43%) DSDM
6 10 (28.57%) Pair Programming
6 10 (28.57%) JVM Tuning
7 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) BDD
9 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) Java
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) PL/SQL
4 10 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 13 (37.14%) Oracle
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) Twitter
4 5 (14.29%) VMware