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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 62 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Java SE 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.08% 1.80% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 7.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Average daily rate £473 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.50
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
174 128 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.24% 25.65% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 90 46
Average daily rate £370 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +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 £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 6 £473 -
Java SE
Wales

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) SOAP
2 18 (94.74%) JBoss
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Subversion
2 18 (94.74%) Spring
2 18 (94.74%) Git (software)
2 18 (94.74%) REST
3 17 (89.47%) Tomcat
3 17 (89.47%) Hibernate
4 16 (84.21%) Scrum
4 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
5 15 (78.95%) SC Cleared
5 15 (78.95%) Eclipse
6 12 (63.16%) FileNet
6 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
7 11 (57.89%) Web Services
7 11 (57.89%) EJB
7 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
7 11 (57.89%) EJB 3.0
7 11 (57.89%) Drools
8 10 (52.63%) SOA
8 10 (52.63%) Workflow
9 9 (47.37%) Mule
10 7 (36.84%) Java EE
11 6 (31.58%) JIRA
11 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (31.58%) Dojo
11 6 (31.58%) Selenium

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (94.74%) JBoss
2 17 (89.47%) Tomcat
3 12 (63.16%) FileNet
4 9 (47.37%) Mule
5 6 (31.58%) Confluence
5 6 (31.58%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (31.58%) IIS
5 6 (31.58%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (94.74%) Git (software)
1 18 (94.74%) Subversion
2 15 (78.95%) Eclipse
3 6 (31.58%) Ant
3 6 (31.58%) DbUnit
3 6 (31.58%) Hudson
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
3 6 (31.58%) JUnit
3 6 (31.58%) Maven
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) Spock
3 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
1 19 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Digital Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) REST
1 18 (94.74%) SOAP
1 18 (94.74%) Spring
2 17 (89.47%) Hibernate
3 11 (57.89%) Drools
3 11 (57.89%) EJB
3 11 (57.89%) EJB 3.0
3 11 (57.89%) Web Services
4 7 (36.84%) Java EE
5 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 6 (31.58%) Backbone.js
5 6 (31.58%) Dojo
5 6 (31.58%) JRules
5 6 (31.58%) JSF
5 6 (31.58%) XML
5 6 (31.58%) XSD
6 5 (26.32%) HTML
6 5 (26.32%) JPA
6 5 (26.32%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (84.21%) Scrum
3 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
4 10 (52.63%) SOA
4 10 (52.63%) Workflow
5 6 (31.58%) TDD
6 5 (26.32%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (26.32%) Document Management
6 5 (26.32%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Security Cleared
2 15 (78.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) BC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Adobe
1 6 (31.58%) ILOG
1 6 (31.58%) Kofax
1 6 (31.58%) Splunk