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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
78 130 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.96% 32.91% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 112 78
Median daily rate £388 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £210 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £544
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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