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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 39 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing J2EE 20 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.44% 1.13% 3.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.83% 5.62% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 10
Average daily rate
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£253 £456 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.65% +37.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £401 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £511 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -15.58%
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
169 89 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.04% 20.09% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 61 55
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
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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 +8 20 £253 -34.83% 6
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
J2EE
Wales

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 43 (82.69%) Java
2 30 (57.69%) XML
3 29 (55.77%) Spring
4 27 (51.92%) Hibernate
5 26 (50.00%) UML
6 22 (42.31%) Web Services
6 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
8 18 (34.62%) Finance
9 17 (32.69%) SQL
10 16 (30.77%) HTML
10 16 (30.77%) Maven
11 15 (28.85%) Scrum
12 13 (25.00%) Ant
12 13 (25.00%) RAD
12 13 (25.00%) RDBMS
12 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
13 12 (23.08%) XSLT
13 12 (23.08%) SOAP
14 11 (21.15%) OO
15 10 (19.23%) WebLogic
15 10 (19.23%) Degree
16 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
16 8 (15.38%) JUnit
16 8 (15.38%) DB2
16 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
17 7 (13.46%) TDD
17 7 (13.46%) JPA
17 7 (13.46%) Apache Ivy
18 6 (11.54%) Content Management

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.23%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
2 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
3 3 (5.77%) Confluence
3 3 (5.77%) FileNet
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Project
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 6 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
1 2 (3.85%) SSL
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (15.38%) DB2
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Maven
2 13 (25.00%) Ant
3 8 (15.38%) JUnit
4 7 (13.46%) Apache Ivy
5 6 (11.54%) TestDirector
6 5 (9.62%) Subversion
6 5 (9.62%) Hudson
6 5 (9.62%) JIRA
7 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.77%) Selenium
8 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.85%) JBehave
9 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.92%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.92%) Spock
General
1 18 (34.62%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Developer
2 33 (63.46%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 4 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
5 4 (7.69%) Java Team Leader
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Product Owner
7 2 (3.85%) J2EE Team Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Software Development Team Leader
8 1 (1.92%) WebLogic Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Java Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (57.69%) XML
2 29 (55.77%) Spring
3 27 (51.92%) Hibernate
4 22 (42.31%) Web Services
5 16 (30.77%) HTML
6 12 (23.08%) SOAP
6 12 (23.08%) XSLT
7 7 (13.46%) JPA
8 6 (11.54%) .NET
8 6 (11.54%) CSS
9 5 (9.62%) Struts
9 5 (9.62%) J2SE
9 5 (9.62%) JMS
9 5 (9.62%) JSF
9 5 (9.62%) Java EE
9 5 (9.62%) Spring Web Flow
10 4 (7.69%) JSP
11 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
12 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (3.85%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) AS400
2 5 (9.62%) Mathematics
3 4 (7.69%) Open Source
3 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.69%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) UML
2 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) Scrum
4 13 (25.00%) RAD
5 11 (21.15%) OO
6 8 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 7 (13.46%) TDD
8 6 (11.54%) Project Management
8 6 (11.54%) OOD
8 6 (11.54%) SOA
8 6 (11.54%) Content Management
9 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.62%) BDD
9 5 (9.62%) Mobile Commerce
9 5 (9.62%) MVC
10 4 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (7.69%) Test Planning
10 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.69%) Business Development
10 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.69%) SQL
4 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.85%) XQuery
4 2 (3.85%) XPath
4 2 (3.85%) Groovy
4 2 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) CCA
3 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (3.85%) Twitter
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Kofax
5 1 (1.92%) Splunk
5 1 (1.92%) ILOG
5 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.92%) JBoss
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe