The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2SE 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.26% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
J2SE
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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
105 86 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.27% 30.07% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 59 30
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 £275 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £343
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 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the Cardiff region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) EJB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) LiveCycle
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Ant
1 4 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) DbUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Hudson
2 1 (25.00%) Spock
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Spring
1 4 (100.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) EJB
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) JRules
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) Dojo
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) ILOG
1 1 (25.00%) Kofax
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk