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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 38 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 15 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.09% 2.52% 3.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.71% 8.22% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 7
Average daily rate
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£280 £344 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.54% +71.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £319 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £369 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 £19.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+656.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
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
118 73 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.15% 30.67% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 45 37
Average daily rate £400 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.45% -0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £215 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £393 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £19.17 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+656.39% +6.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014, 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 29 (85.29%) Java
2 25 (73.53%) XML
3 20 (58.82%) Spring
4 19 (55.88%) Hibernate
5 17 (50.00%) UML
6 16 (47.06%) HTML
7 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
7 15 (44.12%) Web Services
8 13 (38.24%) SQL
9 11 (32.35%) XSLT
9 11 (32.35%) RAD
9 11 (32.35%) RDBMS
9 11 (32.35%) Relational Database
10 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (23.53%) Scrum
11 8 (23.53%) Finance
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
11 8 (23.53%) OO
11 8 (23.53%) SOAP
11 8 (23.53%) DB2
12 7 (20.59%) SOA
12 7 (20.59%) TDD
13 5 (14.71%) Content Management
13 5 (14.71%) Maven
13 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
13 5 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (14.71%) Degree
13 5 (14.71%) Open Source
13 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 5 (14.71%) Project Management

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 3 (8.82%) JBoss
1 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.82%) FileNet
1 3 (8.82%) Confluence
2 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
3 1 (2.94%) Mule
3 1 (2.94%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Project
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) RDBMS
1 11 (32.35%) Relational Database
2 8 (23.53%) DB2
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Maven
1 5 (14.71%) TestDirector
2 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) Hudson
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
2 4 (11.76%) JUnit
3 3 (8.82%) Ant
3 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (5.88%) DbUnit
4 2 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.94%) JBehave
5 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.94%) Spock
5 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Developer
2 27 (79.41%) Java Developer
3 10 (29.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Automated Test Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Java Technical Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.94%) J2EE Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (73.53%) XML
2 20 (58.82%) Spring
3 19 (55.88%) Hibernate
4 16 (47.06%) HTML
5 15 (44.12%) Web Services
6 11 (32.35%) XSLT
7 8 (23.53%) SOAP
8 5 (14.71%) .NET
9 4 (11.76%) JSF
9 4 (11.76%) AngularJS
10 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (8.82%) jQuery
10 3 (8.82%) EJB
10 3 (8.82%) CSS
11 2 (5.88%) Servlets
11 2 (5.88%) J2SE
11 2 (5.88%) JRules
11 2 (5.88%) Dojo
11 2 (5.88%) Java EE
11 2 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Open Source
1 5 (14.71%) AS400
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) UML
2 11 (32.35%) RAD
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) OO
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) SOA
5 7 (20.59%) TDD
6 5 (14.71%) Content Management
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Business Development
8 3 (8.82%) Test Planning
8 3 (8.82%) MVC
8 3 (8.82%) Pair Programming
8 3 (8.82%) RUP
8 3 (8.82%) DSDM
9 2 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.94%) XQuery
4 1 (2.94%) XPath
4 1 (2.94%) Groovy
4 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) CCA
1 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) ILOG
2 2 (5.88%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Twitter
3 1 (2.94%) Kofax
3 1 (2.94%) Splunk
3 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe
3 1 (2.94%) HP