The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE 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 SE over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 58 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Java SE 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.18% 0.45% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Java SE
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
158 90 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 27.87% 20.13% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 61 59
Average daily rate £350 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £145.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1160.86% -17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Java SE 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 SE.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Struts
1 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) Subversion
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 13 (92.86%) WebSphere
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) BDD
2 13 (92.86%) TDD
2 13 (92.86%) MyBatis
2 13 (92.86%) FileNet
2 13 (92.86%) IBM
2 13 (92.86%) XSLT
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) JUnit
3 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
5 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
6 8 (57.14%) SOA
7 6 (42.86%) HTML
7 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
7 6 (42.86%) Workflow
7 6 (42.86%) REST
7 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 5 (35.71%) Finance
9 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 1 (7.14%) Python
9 1 (7.14%) Ruby
9 1 (7.14%) Local Government

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Java SE 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 SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (92.86%) FileNet
1 13 (92.86%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Subversion
2 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) JUnit
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Struts
1 14 (100.00%) XML
1 14 (100.00%) Spring
2 13 (92.86%) MyBatis
2 13 (92.86%) XSLT
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
3 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 6 (42.86%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) TDD
1 13 (92.86%) BDD
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) SOA
4 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 6 (42.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) IBM