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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 33 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing J2EE 26 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.53% 1.10% 3.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.05% 7.25% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 9
Average daily rate
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£250 £456 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.20% +28.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £401 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £511 £420
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 £30.00 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -3.89%
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
162 69 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.22% 15.13% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 52 55
Average daily rate £350 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.63% +120.00%
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +12 24 £250 -35.48% 8
Newport -11 2 £350 -33.33% 1
Torfaen - - - -
J2EE
Wales

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (59.62%) UML
3 30 (57.69%) Spring
4 28 (53.85%) Hibernate
5 25 (48.08%) XML
6 22 (42.31%) Web Services
6 22 (42.31%) Finance
7 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
8 17 (32.69%) SQL
8 17 (32.69%) Scrum
8 17 (32.69%) Maven
9 16 (30.77%) Ant
10 15 (28.85%) HTML
11 14 (26.92%) RAD
11 14 (26.92%) Degree
12 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
12 13 (25.00%) SOAP
12 13 (25.00%) RDBMS
13 11 (21.15%) JUnit
13 11 (21.15%) Apache Ivy
13 11 (21.15%) JPA
14 10 (19.23%) WebLogic
15 9 (17.31%) Struts
15 9 (17.31%) JMS
15 9 (17.31%) OO
15 9 (17.31%) Mobile Commerce
15 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
15 9 (17.31%) Java EE
15 9 (17.31%) Mathematics
15 9 (17.31%) Spring Web Flow

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.77%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
1 6 (11.54%) MS Project
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SSL
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 13 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (11.54%) DB2
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) Maven
2 16 (30.77%) Ant
3 11 (21.15%) JUnit
3 11 (21.15%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (11.54%) TestDirector
5 2 (3.85%) Selenium
5 2 (3.85%) JIRA
5 2 (3.85%) Subversion
5 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.85%) Hudson
5 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.85%) JBehave
5 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (42.31%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Developer
2 28 (53.85%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.31%) Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Business Analyst
4 8 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 8 (15.38%) Development Team Leader
4 8 (15.38%) Java Team Leader
5 7 (13.46%) Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (11.54%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Product Owner
8 2 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (3.85%) J2EE Team Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Software Development Team Leader
8 2 (3.85%) Automated Test Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (57.69%) Spring
2 28 (53.85%) Hibernate
3 25 (48.08%) XML
4 22 (42.31%) Web Services
5 15 (28.85%) HTML
6 13 (25.00%) SOAP
7 11 (21.15%) JPA
8 9 (17.31%) Struts
8 9 (17.31%) JMS
8 9 (17.31%) Java EE
8 9 (17.31%) Spring Web Flow
9 8 (15.38%) XSLT
10 6 (11.54%) .NET
10 6 (11.54%) CSS
11 4 (7.69%) JSP
11 4 (7.69%) J2SE
12 2 (3.85%) Ajax
12 2 (3.85%) JSON
12 2 (3.85%) JSF
12 2 (3.85%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Mathematics
2 8 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (11.54%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (11.54%) AS400
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.77%) UNIX
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) UML
2 17 (32.69%) Scrum
3 14 (26.92%) RAD
4 9 (17.31%) OO
4 9 (17.31%) Mobile Commerce
4 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
4 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
4 9 (17.31%) MVC
5 6 (11.54%) Content Management
5 6 (11.54%) BDD
5 6 (11.54%) Project Management
5 6 (11.54%) OOD
5 6 (11.54%) SOA
6 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
6 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.62%) TDD
7 4 (7.69%) Business Development
8 3 (5.77%) Use Case
8 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.85%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) Java
2 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 17 (32.69%) SQL
4 3 (5.77%) Scala
5 2 (3.85%) XPath
5 2 (3.85%) Groovy
5 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.85%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) CCA
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.85%) HP
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