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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java SE 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.67% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.66% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£393 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
159 79 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 29.44% 19.08% 32.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 47 73
Average daily rate £405 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.17 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +6.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 17 December 2014.

Java SE Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
2 19 (95.00%) Subversion
3 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (85.00%) Selenium
5 14 (70.00%) TDD
6 13 (65.00%) BDD
6 13 (65.00%) SOA
7 12 (60.00%) HTML
8 11 (55.00%) SQL
8 11 (55.00%) Struts
8 11 (55.00%) XML
8 11 (55.00%) XSLT
8 11 (55.00%) IBM
8 11 (55.00%) FileNet
8 11 (55.00%) WebSphere
8 11 (55.00%) MyBatis
9 10 (50.00%) Web Services
9 10 (50.00%) JUnit
10 9 (45.00%) JBoss
10 9 (45.00%) Tomcat
10 9 (45.00%) Scrum
11 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
13 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
13 6 (30.00%) MVC
13 6 (30.00%) JMeter
13 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
13 6 (30.00%) CSS

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 11 (55.00%) FileNet
1 11 (55.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (45.00%) JBoss
2 9 (45.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (95.00%) Subversion
2 17 (85.00%) Selenium
3 10 (50.00%) JUnit
4 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (35.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (30.00%) JMeter
6 6 (30.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (25.00%) JIRA
7 5 (25.00%) ReSharper
7 5 (25.00%) Gradle
7 5 (25.00%) Artifactory
7 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) UI Designer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) Spring
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 11 (55.00%) Struts
3 11 (55.00%) XML
3 11 (55.00%) XSLT
3 11 (55.00%) MyBatis
4 10 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 6 (30.00%) RESTful
5 6 (30.00%) REST
5 6 (30.00%) CSS3
5 6 (30.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (30.00%) jQuery
5 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (70.00%) TDD
3 13 (65.00%) BDD
3 13 (65.00%) SOA
4 9 (45.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (30.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) vCloud
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) IBM
2 3 (15.00%) VMware