The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 36 57 38
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Contract jobs citing J2EE 8 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.48% 0.23% 2.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.52% 0.61% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 7
Median daily rate £423 £210 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.19% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £210 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £210 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.41% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.84 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.36% +4.28%
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
84 163 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.09% 37.73% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 143 82
Median daily rate £388 £323 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
3 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 4 (36.36%) JMeter
3 4 (36.36%) Siebel
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) The Grinder
4 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) RAD
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) RUP
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
4 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) WinRunner
4 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (27.27%) Groovy

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JMeter
1 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
1 4 (36.36%) The Grinder
2 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
2 3 (27.27%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (27.27%) WinRunner
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) AWS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Billing Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Developer
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) SOAP
1 4 (36.36%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) Spring
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) JPA
4 1 (9.09%) JSF
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) RAD
3 3 (27.27%) RUP
3 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) V-Model
3 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Release Management
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) C
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Groovy
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Siebel
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Guidewire