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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 44 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.83% 0.64% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.57% 2.02% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £325 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
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
140 99 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.02% 31.83% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 74 33
Average daily rate £360 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 11 February 2016, 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 15 (75.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Maven
3 12 (60.00%) Spring
3 12 (60.00%) Hibernate
4 11 (55.00%) HTML
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (50.00%) XML
5 10 (50.00%) JBoss
5 10 (50.00%) JSF
5 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 9 (45.00%) TDD
6 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (45.00%) Hudson
6 9 (45.00%) SOAP
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
7 8 (40.00%) Scrum
7 8 (40.00%) Confluence
7 8 (40.00%) Subversion
7 8 (40.00%) JIRA
7 8 (40.00%) Selenium
7 8 (40.00%) Spock
8 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
8 7 (35.00%) CSS
8 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
8 7 (35.00%) Linux
9 6 (30.00%) Apache

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 10 (50.00%) JBoss
2 8 (40.00%) Confluence
3 6 (30.00%) Apache
3 6 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (15.00%) FileNet
4 3 (15.00%) IIS
4 3 (15.00%) LiveCycle
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (25.00%) Neo4j
4 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Maven
2 10 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (45.00%) Hudson
4 8 (40.00%) JIRA
4 8 (40.00%) Selenium
4 8 (40.00%) Spock
4 8 (40.00%) Subversion
5 5 (25.00%) Geb
6 4 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (15.00%) Ant
7 3 (15.00%) DbUnit
7 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.00%) JUnit
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
1 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Hibernate
1 12 (60.00%) Spring
2 11 (55.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 10 (50.00%) JSF
3 10 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) SOAP
5 7 (35.00%) CSS
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) Spring Integration
7 5 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (25.00%) XSLT
8 4 (20.00%) JPA
8 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 4 (20.00%) Middleware
8 4 (20.00%) REST
9 3 (15.00%) Dojo
9 3 (15.00%) Java EE
9 3 (15.00%) Java SE
9 3 (15.00%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 6 (30.00%) OO
5 6 (30.00%) Open Source
6 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (25.00%) DSDM
6 5 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 5 (25.00%) Release Management
6 5 (25.00%) RUP
6 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 5 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (20.00%) JVM Tuning
7 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (15.00%) Document Management
8 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) PL/SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) BC Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Twitter
3 3 (15.00%) Adobe
3 3 (15.00%) ILOG
3 3 (15.00%) Kofax
3 3 (15.00%) Splunk
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) IBM