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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java SE 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.93% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.19% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
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
139 69 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.78% 16.83% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 43 47
Average daily rate £425 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £13.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1257.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) Spring
2 18 (94.74%) JBoss
3 16 (84.21%) Subversion
4 10 (52.63%) FileNet
4 10 (52.63%) Workflow
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) Back Office
5 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
6 8 (42.11%) Drools
6 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (36.84%) Selenium
7 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
7 7 (36.84%) SOA
7 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
7 7 (36.84%) HTML
8 6 (31.58%) MVC
8 6 (31.58%) JMeter
8 6 (31.58%) C#
8 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
8 6 (31.58%) CSS
8 6 (31.58%) .NET
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) jQuery
8 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
8 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
8 6 (31.58%) RESTful
8 6 (31.58%) Open Source

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 18 (94.74%) JBoss
2 10 (52.63%) FileNet
2 10 (52.63%) WebSphere
3 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Subversion
2 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (36.84%) Selenium
3 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
4 6 (31.58%) JMeter
4 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
5 5 (26.32%) Gradle
5 5 (26.32%) Artifactory
5 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
5 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 5 (26.32%) ReSharper
5 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 9 (47.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Tester
6 1 (5.26%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) Spring
2 8 (42.11%) Drools
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) .NET
4 6 (31.58%) jQuery
4 6 (31.58%) Spring MVC
4 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
4 6 (31.58%) RESTful
4 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (31.58%) HTML5
4 6 (31.58%) CSS3
5 3 (15.79%) Java EE
6 1 (5.26%) REST
6 1 (5.26%) MyBatis
6 1 (5.26%) Struts
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
6 1 (5.26%) XML
6 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Workflow
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) SOA
4 6 (31.58%) MVC
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) BDD
7 1 (5.26%) Coaching
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C#
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby
3 1 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) vCloud
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) IBM