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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - 47 28
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.98% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.01% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £363 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £440
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - £39.00
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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
114 133 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.39% 32.68% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 98 18
Average daily rate £325 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

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