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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java SE over the 3 months to 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Wales / South Wales
Rank - 65 43
Contract jobs citing Java SE 0 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 1.21% 1.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.87% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £473 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -3.03%
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
138 181 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 25.09% 31.31% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 134 73
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Java SE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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