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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 54 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing J2EE 17 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.04% 0.38% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.71% 1.41% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Average daily rate £345 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
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
175 142 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.25% 27.31% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 105 45
Average daily rate £370 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £283 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 12 £325 -13.33% 1
Newport - 5 £380 -
J2EE
Wales

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 43 (89.58%) Java
2 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
3 22 (45.83%) Configuration Management
3 22 (45.83%) Hibernate
3 22 (45.83%) Spring
4 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (43.75%) Maven
4 21 (43.75%) Linux
4 21 (43.75%) Tomcat
4 21 (43.75%) DevOps
5 20 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 19 (39.58%) HTML
6 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
6 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
7 18 (37.50%) JSF
7 18 (37.50%) HTTP
7 18 (37.50%) JBoss
7 18 (37.50%) Apache
8 17 (35.42%) SQL
8 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 16 (33.33%) Open Source
10 15 (31.25%) CSS
10 15 (31.25%) OOA/OOD
11 14 (29.17%) XML
11 14 (29.17%) IIS
11 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
11 14 (29.17%) .NET
11 14 (29.17%) DNS
11 14 (29.17%) SSL

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 18 (37.50%) Apache
2 18 (37.50%) JBoss
3 14 (29.17%) IIS
3 14 (29.17%) WebSphere
4 11 (22.92%) Jetty
4 11 (22.92%) nginx
5 10 (20.83%) WebLogic
6 8 (16.67%) Confluence
6 8 (16.67%) FileNet
7 5 (10.42%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (10.42%) Mule
8 3 (6.25%) LiveCycle
8 3 (6.25%) SAS
9 2 (4.17%) Liferay
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (20.83%) Google App Engine
1 10 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (39.58%) TCP/IP
2 18 (37.50%) HTTP
3 14 (29.17%) DNS
3 14 (29.17%) SSL
4 10 (20.83%) DHCP
4 10 (20.83%) FTP
4 10 (20.83%) IPsec
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 5 (10.42%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (10.42%) Neo4j
6 3 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Maven
2 20 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (22.92%) Ant
4 10 (20.83%) Eclipse
5 9 (18.75%) Hudson
5 9 (18.75%) Subversion
6 8 (16.67%) JIRA
6 8 (16.67%) Selenium
6 8 (16.67%) Spock
7 5 (10.42%) Geb
8 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 4 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (6.25%) DbUnit
9 3 (6.25%) JUnit
9 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
9 3 (6.25%) WebLogic Workshop
10 2 (4.17%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
1 23 (47.92%) Java Developer
2 9 (18.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.25%) Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Middleware Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.17%) Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) Hibernate
1 22 (45.83%) Spring
2 19 (39.58%) HTML
3 18 (37.50%) JSF
4 15 (31.25%) CSS
5 14 (29.17%) .NET
5 14 (29.17%) XML
6 12 (25.00%) JPA
6 12 (25.00%) Servlets
7 11 (22.92%) SOAP
8 10 (20.83%) AngularJS
9 9 (18.75%) Ajax
9 9 (18.75%) XSLT
10 8 (16.67%) Facelets
10 8 (16.67%) PrimeFaces
10 8 (16.67%) XHTML
11 7 (14.58%) Web Services
12 6 (12.50%) REST
13 5 (10.42%) Spring Integration
13 5 (10.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.08%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (43.75%) Linux
2 6 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Configuration Management
2 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) DevOps
3 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (33.33%) Open Source
5 15 (31.25%) OOA/OOD
6 13 (27.08%) Scrum
7 10 (20.83%) OO
7 10 (20.83%) UML
8 9 (18.75%) DSDM
8 9 (18.75%) RUP
8 9 (18.75%) TDD
9 7 (14.58%) Coaching
9 7 (14.58%) OOD
9 7 (14.58%) Use Case
10 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (10.42%) Release Management
11 5 (10.42%) SDLC
11 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) Java
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.08%) PL/SQL
5 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) Security Cleared
2 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.25%) BC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 3 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Xen
2 9 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Docker
4 1 (2.08%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) Oracle
3 10 (20.83%) Google
3 10 (20.83%) IBM
4 9 (18.75%) VMware
5 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
6 5 (10.42%) Twitter
7 3 (6.25%) Adobe
7 3 (6.25%) ILOG
7 3 (6.25%) Kofax
7 3 (6.25%) Splunk