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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 48 47 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -27
Contract jobs citing J2EE 33 6 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.21% 1.13% 7.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.55% 4.26% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 18
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£400 £344 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £319 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £369 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £145.00 £19.17 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+656.39% +27.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £28.45
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.23%
J2EE
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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
263 141 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.59% 26.55% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 81 70
Average daily rate £350 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £398 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Average hourly rate £85.00 £19.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+347.36% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 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
South Wales -7 15 £400 +16.36% 5
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J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 65 (92.86%) Java
2 55 (78.57%) Spring
3 49 (70.00%) Hibernate
3 49 (70.00%) Web Services
4 47 (67.14%) XML
5 34 (48.57%) Security Cleared
6 33 (47.14%) SC Cleared
6 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (45.71%) Scrum
7 32 (45.71%) XSLT
7 32 (45.71%) Open Source
8 27 (38.57%) SOAP
8 27 (38.57%) TDD
8 27 (38.57%) JSF
8 27 (38.57%) Maven
9 25 (35.71%) OO
10 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
11 22 (31.43%) JIRA
11 22 (31.43%) Subversion
11 22 (31.43%) Hudson
12 21 (30.00%) Jenkins
12 21 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (30.00%) IBM
12 21 (30.00%) UML
12 21 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
12 21 (30.00%) SQL
13 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
13 20 (28.57%) FileNet
13 20 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (28.57%) AngularJS

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 20 (28.57%) FileNet
1 20 (28.57%) Confluence
2 6 (8.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.86%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) Apache
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Mule
4 1 (1.43%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Project
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) SSL
2 2 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.14%) MongoDB
2 19 (27.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 19 (27.14%) NoSQL
3 13 (18.57%) RDBMS
3 13 (18.57%) Relational Database
4 8 (11.43%) DB2
5 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.43%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (1.43%) MySQL
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (38.57%) Maven
2 22 (31.43%) JIRA
2 22 (31.43%) Subversion
2 22 (31.43%) Hudson
3 21 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (11.43%) Ant
5 6 (8.57%) JUnit
6 5 (7.14%) TestDirector
6 5 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (4.29%) Eclipse
7 3 (4.29%) Selenium
8 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.86%) JBehave
8 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.43%) DbUnit
9 1 (1.43%) Spock
General
1 10 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (90.00%) Developer
2 61 (87.14%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 6 (8.57%) Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.86%) Technical Architect
6 2 (2.86%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (2.86%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (2.86%) Technical Developer
6 2 (2.86%) Automated Test Developer
6 2 (2.86%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.86%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (2.86%) J2EE Team Leader
6 2 (2.86%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (2.86%) Java Architect
6 2 (2.86%) Architect
7 1 (1.43%) Java Analyst Programmer
7 1 (1.43%) Scala Developer
7 1 (1.43%) Java/J2EE Architect
7 1 (1.43%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (78.57%) Spring
2 49 (70.00%) Hibernate
2 49 (70.00%) Web Services
3 47 (67.14%) XML
4 32 (45.71%) XSLT
5 27 (38.57%) SOAP
5 27 (38.57%) JSF
6 20 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 20 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (25.71%) HTML
8 5 (7.14%) .NET
8 5 (7.14%) EJB
8 5 (7.14%) JDBC
8 5 (7.14%) JPA
9 4 (5.71%) Java EE
9 4 (5.71%) WSDL
9 4 (5.71%) JAXB
9 4 (5.71%) CSS
9 4 (5.71%) XSD
10 3 (4.29%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 32 (45.71%) Open Source
2 5 (7.14%) AS400
3 3 (4.29%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.71%) Scrum
3 27 (38.57%) TDD
4 25 (35.71%) OO
5 21 (30.00%) UML
5 21 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
5 21 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (27.14%) Release Management
6 19 (27.14%) RUP
6 19 (27.14%) DSDM
6 19 (27.14%) Pair Programming
6 19 (27.14%) Configuration Management
6 19 (27.14%) DevOps
7 11 (15.71%) RAD
8 8 (11.43%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.57%) SOA
10 5 (7.14%) Project Management
10 5 (7.14%) MVC
10 5 (7.14%) Content Management
10 5 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (92.86%) Java
2 21 (30.00%) SQL
3 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.14%) XPath
5 2 (2.86%) Groovy
5 2 (2.86%) XQuery
5 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (48.57%) Security Cleared
2 33 (47.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.00%) Degree
4 5 (7.14%) CCA
5 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.00%) IBM
3 19 (27.14%) Twitter
4 9 (12.86%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) ILOG
6 1 (1.43%) Kofax
6 1 (1.43%) Splunk
6 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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