The first table below looks at the demand for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 37 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing J2EE 18 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.21% 3.10% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.24% 15.63% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate £450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £381
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.80 £35.11 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +8.03%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
147 64 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.25% 19.81% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 46 23
Average daily rate £425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.25 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.94% -38.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2EE
Wales

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the South Wales region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the South Wales region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 17 £500 +25.00% 4
Newport -8 6 £438 +20.68%
Torfaen - - - -
J2EE
Wales

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 16 (84.21%) Scrum
2 15 (78.95%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) Web Services
3 11 (57.89%) UML
3 11 (57.89%) Spring
3 11 (57.89%) Hibernate
4 10 (52.63%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) MVC
6 8 (42.11%) Maven
6 8 (42.11%) Degree
7 7 (36.84%) BDD
7 7 (36.84%) Apache Ivy
7 7 (36.84%) TDD
7 7 (36.84%) Banking
7 7 (36.84%) SOAP
7 7 (36.84%) Ant
7 7 (36.84%) JUnit
8 6 (31.58%) Struts
8 6 (31.58%) JMS
8 6 (31.58%) Mobile Commerce
8 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (31.58%) Java EE
8 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
8 6 (31.58%) Spring Web Flow
8 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
8 6 (31.58%) JPA
8 6 (31.58%) Scala
9 5 (26.32%) OO
9 5 (26.32%) SOA
9 5 (26.32%) JavaScript

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Maven
2 7 (36.84%) Apache Ivy
2 7 (36.84%) Ant
2 7 (36.84%) JUnit
3 2 (10.53%) TestDirector
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.26%) JBehave
4 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.26%) Hudson
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Team Leader
2 6 (31.58%) Development Team Leader
2 6 (31.58%) Java Team Leader
2 6 (31.58%) Lead Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Product Owner
5 3 (15.79%) Scala Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Java Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
6 2 (10.53%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Test Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
1 11 (57.89%) Spring
1 11 (57.89%) Hibernate
2 7 (36.84%) SOAP
3 6 (31.58%) Struts
3 6 (31.58%) JMS
3 6 (31.58%) Java EE
3 6 (31.58%) Spring Web Flow
3 6 (31.58%) JPA
4 4 (21.05%) HTML
4 4 (21.05%) JSON
5 3 (15.79%) Play Framework
5 3 (15.79%) Akka
5 3 (15.79%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 2 (10.53%) .NET
6 2 (10.53%) Velocity
7 1 (5.26%) RESTful
7 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (31.58%) Mathematics
2 4 (21.05%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (15.79%) Open Source
4 2 (10.53%) AS400
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Scrum
2 11 (57.89%) UML
3 9 (47.37%) MVC
4 7 (36.84%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) TDD
5 6 (31.58%) Mobile Commerce
5 6 (31.58%) Unit Testing
6 5 (26.32%) OO
6 5 (26.32%) SOA
7 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
8 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.79%) RAD
9 2 (10.53%) Project Management
9 2 (10.53%) Content Management
10 1 (5.26%) Use Case
10 1 (5.26%) Test Management
10 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (5.26%) Kanban
10 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Scala
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) XPath
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) CCA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Zend
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) HP
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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