The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - 56 45
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.23% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.60% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
J2SE
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
86 168 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.04% 38.80% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 146 89
Median daily rate £388 £323 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £540
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%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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