The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE 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, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Wales / South Wales
Rank - - 54
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing J2SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the South Wales region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in South Wales