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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 49 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 1 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.22% 2.24% 4.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% 9.02% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +37.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
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
124 133 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.62% 24.86% 19.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 83 38
Average daily rate £363 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £310 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.89% +1017.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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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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 -4 1 £375 -25.00% 3
Torfaen - - - - 1
J2EE
Wales

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) DbUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Mule
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (25.00%) DbUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) EJB
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) J2SE
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) XML Schema
3 1 (25.00%) JAXB
3 1 (25.00%) JSF
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) JSTL
3 1 (25.00%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) RUP
3 1 (25.00%) DSDM
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ILOG