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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 45 46 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing J2EE 7 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.45% 2.71% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.65% 9.21% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Median daily rate £418 £340 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.79% -26.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £318 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £380 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £59.25 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-36.70% +68.44%

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
124 152 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.73% 29.40% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 128 100
Median daily rate £400 £340 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £238 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +18 7 £418 +29.45% 1
J2EE
Wales

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) SOAP
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
5 4 (26.67%) JMeter
5 4 (26.67%) Siebel
5 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) C
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
5 4 (26.67%) The Grinder
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) JMeter
1 4 (26.67%) LoadRunner
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
1 4 (26.67%) SoapUI
1 4 (26.67%) The Grinder
2 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (20.00%) WinRunner
3 2 (13.33%) DbUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) jMock
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) Mockito
3 2 (13.33%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Billing Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) SOAP
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) PowerMock
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) Akka
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) JPA
6 1 (6.67%) JSF
6 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
6 1 (6.67%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Kanban
4 3 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) RAD
4 3 (20.00%) RUP
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) V-Model
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Microservices
6 1 (6.67%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) C
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Groovy
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Siebel
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Guidewire
4 1 (6.67%) SAP