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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - 55 -
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.19% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
J2SE
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
167 138 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.36% 26.80% 17.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 105 44
Average daily rate £370 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

J2SE
Top 13 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JavaFX
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JavaFX
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java