The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 57 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 13 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.68% 4.53% 3.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.02% 14.11% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 5
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£463 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £354 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £376 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.19% +7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £35.40 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+14.68% +4.88%
J2EE
UK

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
259 241 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.38% 32.09% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 154 63
Average daily rate £400 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +31.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +5.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Wales

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. 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
South Wales -20 6 £463 +23.33% 1
West Wales +3 4 £494 +19.69%
North Wales - 1 £325 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing J2EE 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 J2EE.

1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (53.33%) JBoss
4 7 (46.67%) Oracle
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (33.33%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (33.33%) Scala
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (26.67%) Maven
6 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
7 3 (20.00%) HTTP
7 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 3 (20.00%) Middleware
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (20.00%) JVM Tuning
7 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (13.33%) HTML

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing J2EE 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 J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) JBoss
2 4 (26.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (13.33%) WildFly
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) HTTP
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (26.67%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.67%) TestDirector
4 1 (6.67%) WebObjects
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Scala Developer
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) EAI Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.67%) WebCenter Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) JSF
5 1 (6.67%) Dojo
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) XSLT
5 1 (6.67%) Swing
5 1 (6.67%) J2SE
5 1 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (6.67%) Struts
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) EJB
5 1 (6.67%) WebCenter
5 1 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (33.33%) BDD
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) JVM Tuning
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) RUP
5 1 (6.67%) DSDM
5 1 (6.67%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Scala
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CCA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) ILOG