The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 28 34 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 42 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.42% 4.45% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.10% 15.63% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £250 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -45.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £185 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
J2EE
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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
209 160 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.96% 28.47% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 123 52
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £145.00 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.79% +163.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -7 27 £400 +60.00% 1
Newport +9 12 £360 +2.85%
J2EE
Wales

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 42 (82.35%) Java
2 28 (54.90%) Maven
3 26 (50.98%) Hibernate
3 26 (50.98%) Jenkins
4 24 (47.06%) Spring
5 21 (41.18%) Oracle
6 20 (39.22%) SQL
6 20 (39.22%) Linux
6 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
6 20 (39.22%) DevOps
7 19 (37.25%) Scrum
7 19 (37.25%) JSF
7 19 (37.25%) OOA/OOD
7 19 (37.25%) CSS
7 19 (37.25%) HTML
8 18 (35.29%) JBoss
9 17 (33.33%) OO
9 17 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 16 (31.37%) Red Hat
10 16 (31.37%) PL/SQL
10 16 (31.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
11 15 (29.41%) Open Source
11 15 (29.41%) RUP
11 15 (29.41%) Tomcat
11 15 (29.41%) DSDM
12 14 (27.45%) XML
12 14 (27.45%) XSLT
12 14 (27.45%) Hudson

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (35.29%) JBoss
2 15 (29.41%) Tomcat
3 11 (21.57%) Confluence
4 7 (13.73%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.88%) Apache
5 3 (5.88%) SAS
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.92%) WildFly
6 2 (3.92%) Liferay
7 1 (1.96%) Jetty
7 1 (1.96%) nginx
7 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) HTTP
1 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 11 (21.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.92%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) IPsec
4 1 (1.96%) DHCP
4 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle Database 11g
1 14 (27.45%) Oracle Database
2 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
3 12 (23.53%) MongoDB
4 11 (21.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (21.57%) NoSQL
5 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (54.90%) Maven
2 26 (50.98%) Jenkins
3 14 (27.45%) Hudson
4 12 (23.53%) Selenium
5 11 (21.57%) Subversion
5 11 (21.57%) JIRA
5 11 (21.57%) Spock
5 11 (21.57%) Geb
6 6 (11.76%) Ant
6 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.88%) WebLogic Workshop
7 3 (5.88%) Artifactory
7 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.92%) MSBuild
8 2 (3.92%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.96%) JUnit
9 1 (1.96%) JMeter
9 1 (1.96%) Gradle
9 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
1 27 (52.94%) Java Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Architect
3 6 (11.76%) Middleware Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (7.84%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (3.92%) Scala Developer
6 1 (1.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (1.96%) DevOps Architect
6 1 (1.96%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (1.96%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (1.96%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) Hibernate
2 24 (47.06%) Spring
3 19 (37.25%) JSF
3 19 (37.25%) HTML
3 19 (37.25%) CSS
4 14 (27.45%) XML
4 14 (27.45%) XSLT
5 13 (25.49%) AngularJS
6 12 (23.53%) SOAP
7 11 (21.57%) Web Services
7 11 (21.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (21.57%) Middleware
8 6 (11.76%) JPA
8 6 (11.76%) Facelets
8 6 (11.76%) PrimeFaces
8 6 (11.76%) Ajax
8 6 (11.76%) XHTML
9 3 (5.88%) .NET
9 3 (5.88%) Spring Batch
10 1 (1.96%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Linux
2 16 (31.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (39.22%) DevOps
2 19 (37.25%) Scrum
2 19 (37.25%) OOA/OOD
3 17 (33.33%) OO
3 17 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 15 (29.41%) RUP
4 15 (29.41%) DSDM
4 15 (29.41%) Open Source
5 14 (27.45%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (27.45%) TDD
6 12 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (21.57%) Test Automation
7 11 (21.57%) Release Management
7 11 (21.57%) SDLC
8 10 (19.61%) JVM Tuning
8 10 (19.61%) Pair Programming
9 8 (15.69%) UML
10 7 (13.73%) Performance Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 42 (82.35%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) SQL
3 16 (31.37%) PL/SQL
4 10 (19.61%) Shell Script
5 6 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) Jython
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) Security Cleared
2 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Docker
3 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Oracle
2 16 (31.37%) Red Hat
3 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 11 (21.57%) Twitter
5 9 (17.65%) VMware
6 8 (15.69%) IBM