The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 45 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Java EE 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.26% 0.35% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£170 £390 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Java EE
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
104 73 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.94% 25.26% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 54 19
Average daily rate £350 £298 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +48.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £145.00 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+664.36% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) JPA
2 6 (85.71%) Spring Web Flow
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) UML
2 6 (85.71%) Ant
2 6 (85.71%) JUnit
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) JMS
3 5 (71.43%) Struts
3 5 (71.43%) Mobile Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile Payment
4 4 (57.14%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) JSF

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Maven
1 6 (85.71%) Apache Ivy
1 6 (85.71%) Ant
1 6 (85.71%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Team Leader
1 4 (57.14%) Development Team Leader
1 4 (57.14%) Java Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Software Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Software Development Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (100.00%) Spring
1 7 (100.00%) JPA
2 6 (85.71%) Spring Web Flow
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) JMS
3 5 (71.43%) Struts
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) JSF
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
3 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle