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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 56 54 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Java SE 14 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.36% 2.03% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.64% 7.07% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
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£430 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £410 £405
% change year-on-year
+4.87% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -
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
211 184 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 35.58% 28.71% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 129 45
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java SE across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Java SE Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Java SE
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 SE within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Newport -9 14 £430 -4.44%
Java SE
Wales

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) Spring
2 22 (95.65%) JBoss
3 20 (86.96%) Subversion
3 20 (86.96%) WebSphere
4 14 (60.87%) Scrum
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (60.87%) Web Services
4 14 (60.87%) Eclipse
4 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
5 13 (56.52%) SOA
5 13 (56.52%) Tomcat
6 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
7 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
7 11 (47.83%) SOAP
7 11 (47.83%) XML
7 11 (47.83%) Hibernate
7 11 (47.83%) FileNet
7 11 (47.83%) Back Office
7 11 (47.83%) Drools
7 11 (47.83%) MyBatis
8 10 (43.48%) REST
8 10 (43.48%) Workflow
9 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
10 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (17.39%) HTML
12 3 (13.04%) CSS
12 3 (13.04%) JIRA
12 3 (13.04%) HTML5
12 3 (13.04%) CSS3

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 22 (95.65%) JBoss
2 20 (86.96%) WebSphere
3 13 (56.52%) Tomcat
4 11 (47.83%) FileNet
5 1 (4.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 20 (86.96%) Subversion
2 14 (60.87%) Eclipse
3 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
4 3 (13.04%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) ReSharper
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.35%) Gradle
5 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) JMeter
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (47.83%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (82.61%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SOA Developer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) Spring
2 14 (60.87%) Web Services
3 11 (47.83%) XML
3 11 (47.83%) Hibernate
3 11 (47.83%) SOAP
3 11 (47.83%) Drools
3 11 (47.83%) MyBatis
4 10 (43.48%) REST
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) JAX-RS
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) Java EE
7 2 (8.70%) Spring MVC
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.35%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (60.87%) Scrum
2 13 (56.52%) SOA
3 11 (47.83%) Unit Testing
4 10 (43.48%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) BPEL
6 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) BPMN
6 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 12 (52.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) vSphere
1 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Nagios
1 1 (4.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco