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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 31 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 15 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.88% 2.35% 3.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.02% 7.95% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 7
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£185 £344 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.18% +71.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +5.35%
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 £33.25 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
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
107 88 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.65% 29.53% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 60 31
Average daily rate £350 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £325
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 £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 21 October 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 October 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 34 (79.07%) Java
2 27 (62.79%) XML
3 23 (53.49%) Spring
4 22 (51.16%) Hibernate
5 20 (46.51%) UML
5 20 (46.51%) Web Services
6 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
7 15 (34.88%) HTML
7 15 (34.88%) Finance
8 14 (32.56%) SQL
9 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (27.91%) OO
11 11 (25.58%) RAD
11 11 (25.58%) RDBMS
11 11 (25.58%) Maven
11 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
12 10 (23.26%) XSLT
13 9 (20.93%) SOAP
13 9 (20.93%) Ant
13 9 (20.93%) Scrum
14 8 (18.60%) Degree
14 8 (18.60%) DB2
14 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
15 7 (16.28%) SOA
15 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
16 6 (13.95%) JUnit
16 6 (13.95%) MS Project
16 6 (13.95%) MS Office
16 6 (13.95%) .NET
16 6 (13.95%) MS Excel

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (16.28%) WebLogic
2 4 (9.30%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) Apache
3 3 (6.98%) Confluence
3 3 (6.98%) FileNet
4 1 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Project
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
1 6 (13.95%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
1 2 (4.65%) SSL
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) RDBMS
1 11 (25.58%) Relational Database
2 8 (18.60%) DB2
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Maven
2 9 (20.93%) Ant
3 6 (13.95%) JUnit
3 6 (13.95%) TestDirector
4 5 (11.63%) Subversion
4 5 (11.63%) Hudson
4 5 (11.63%) JIRA
4 5 (11.63%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.98%) Selenium
7 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.65%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.65%) JBehave
7 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.65%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.33%) Spock
8 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.33%) DbUnit
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) Developer
2 29 (67.44%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Java Team Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (4.65%) J2EE Team Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Software Development Team Leader
5 2 (4.65%) Automated Test Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Scala Developer
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Architect
6 1 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Administrator
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (62.79%) XML
2 23 (53.49%) Spring
3 22 (51.16%) Hibernate
4 20 (46.51%) Web Services
5 15 (34.88%) HTML
6 10 (23.26%) XSLT
7 9 (20.93%) SOAP
8 6 (13.95%) .NET
9 4 (9.30%) CSS
9 4 (9.30%) J2SE
10 3 (6.98%) JMS
10 3 (6.98%) JSF
10 3 (6.98%) Java EE
10 3 (6.98%) JSON
10 3 (6.98%) JSP
10 3 (6.98%) Struts
10 3 (6.98%) Spring Web Flow
10 3 (6.98%) JPA
10 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) AS400
2 5 (11.63%) Open Source
3 3 (6.98%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) UML
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) OO
4 11 (25.58%) RAD
5 9 (20.93%) Scrum
6 7 (16.28%) SOA
7 6 (13.95%) TDD
7 6 (13.95%) Project Management
7 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
7 6 (13.95%) Content Management
8 4 (9.30%) Business Development
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.30%) Test Planning
8 4 (9.30%) MVC
9 3 (6.98%) OOD
9 3 (6.98%) Mobile Commerce
9 3 (6.98%) BDD
9 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Test Management
10 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) Java
2 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
3 14 (32.56%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) XQuery
4 2 (4.65%) XPath
4 2 (4.65%) Groovy
5 1 (2.33%) Scala
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) CCA
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) Kofax
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) ILOG
4 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe