The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE 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 Java EE over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 60 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Java EE 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.53% 0.25% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 1.10% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£480 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +24.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £339
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £37.00 £32.97
% change year-on-year
+35.13% +12.24%
Java EE
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
176 91 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.26% 22.30% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 55 70
Average daily rate £375 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £390 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% +11.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Java EE
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java EE across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Java EE Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Java EE
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 Java EE within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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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 -16 1 £550 +41.02% 1
Java EE
Wales

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) XML
3 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
3 4 (66.67%) MVC
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) JPA
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
5 2 (33.33%) jQuery
5 2 (33.33%) JSF
5 2 (33.33%) Maven
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) J2EE
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) JBoss
5 2 (33.33%) JMeter

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Java EE 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 Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (16.67%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
3 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Gradle
3 1 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Software Development Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) JPA
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
4 2 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (33.33%) JSF
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) Java SE
5 1 (16.67%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) PLM
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) RDF
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kanban
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) vCloud
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle