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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 22 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing J2EE 24 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.30% 1.08% 2.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.30% 7.89% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 4
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£250 £388 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +78.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £388 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -3.89%
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
103 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.03% 13.62% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 30 22
Average daily rate £300 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £235 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 40 (81.63%) Java
2 29 (59.18%) UML
3 28 (57.14%) Spring
4 26 (53.06%) Hibernate
5 23 (46.94%) XML
6 22 (44.90%) Web Services
6 22 (44.90%) Finance
7 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
8 15 (30.61%) SQL
8 15 (30.61%) Scrum
8 15 (30.61%) Maven
9 14 (28.57%) Degree
9 14 (28.57%) Ant
9 14 (28.57%) RAD
10 13 (26.53%) HTML
10 13 (26.53%) SOAP
11 11 (22.45%) JUnit
11 11 (22.45%) RDBMS
11 11 (22.45%) Apache Ivy
11 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
12 9 (18.37%) Java EE
12 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
12 9 (18.37%) Mathematics
12 9 (18.37%) Spring Web Flow
12 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
12 9 (18.37%) JPA
12 9 (18.37%) Mobile Commerce
12 9 (18.37%) MVC
12 9 (18.37%) Struts
12 9 (18.37%) OO

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (16.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.12%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (12.24%) MS Project
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) SSL
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
1 2 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) RDBMS
1 11 (22.45%) Relational Database
2 6 (12.24%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Maven
2 14 (28.57%) Ant
3 11 (22.45%) JUnit
3 11 (22.45%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (12.24%) TestDirector
5 2 (4.08%) JBehave
5 2 (4.08%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.08%) Hudson
5 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) Subversion
General
1 22 (44.90%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (57.14%) Developer
2 26 (53.06%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Business Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Team Leader
4 8 (16.33%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (16.33%) Java Team Leader
5 7 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Lead Architect
6 6 (12.24%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Product Owner
8 2 (4.08%) Automated Test Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (4.08%) J2EE Team Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Software Development Team Leader
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) Spring
2 26 (53.06%) Hibernate
3 23 (46.94%) XML
4 22 (44.90%) Web Services
5 13 (26.53%) HTML
5 13 (26.53%) SOAP
6 9 (18.37%) Java EE
6 9 (18.37%) Spring Web Flow
6 9 (18.37%) JPA
6 9 (18.37%) Struts
6 9 (18.37%) JMS
7 6 (12.24%) .NET
7 6 (12.24%) XSLT
8 4 (8.16%) J2SE
8 4 (8.16%) CSS
8 4 (8.16%) JSP
9 2 (4.08%) RESTful
9 2 (4.08%) JSON
9 2 (4.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Mathematics
2 8 (16.33%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.24%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (12.24%) AS400
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) UML
2 15 (30.61%) Scrum
3 14 (28.57%) RAD
4 9 (18.37%) Business Analysis
4 9 (18.37%) Unit Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Mobile Commerce
4 9 (18.37%) MVC
4 9 (18.37%) OO
5 6 (12.24%) Content Management
5 6 (12.24%) Project Management
5 6 (12.24%) SOA
6 5 (10.20%) TDD
6 5 (10.20%) BDD
6 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.16%) Business Development
7 4 (8.16%) OOD
8 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Automation Testing
9 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.08%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.61%) SQL
4 3 (6.12%) Scala
5 2 (4.08%) Groovy
5 2 (4.08%) XPath
5 2 (4.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) CCA
3 1 (2.04%) ISEB
3 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.08%) HP
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