The table below looks at the statistics for the Java/J2EE Developer role 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 53 48 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.37% 0.44% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.47% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate
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£185 - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -23.52%
Java/J2EE Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
551 426 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.67% 93.63% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 280 217
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 23
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £11.25 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £17.60 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the South Wales region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Java/J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the South Wales region.

Java/J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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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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 -2 8 £185 - 3
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Java/J2EE Developer
Wales

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
2 8 (88.89%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) JSP
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (11.11%) J2SE
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Hibernate

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) DB2
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
2 8 (88.89%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) J2SE
3 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 1 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) JSP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) OOD
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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