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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 28 44 30
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing J2EE 43 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.09% 1.56% 4.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.48% 10.11% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 5 11
Average daily rate
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£255 £317 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.43% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £306 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -3.89%
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
210 89 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.75% 15.40% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 64 83
Average daily rate £350 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £378 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £21.80 £55.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.36% +144.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £55.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 26 £250 -45.20% 9
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J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 66 (88.00%) Java
2 52 (69.33%) Spring
3 46 (61.33%) Hibernate
4 39 (52.00%) Web Services
5 32 (42.67%) XML
6 31 (41.33%) UML
7 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 24 (32.00%) Scrum
9 22 (29.33%) Finance
9 22 (29.33%) SQL
10 21 (28.00%) Maven
11 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
12 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
12 17 (22.67%) TDD
12 17 (22.67%) SOAP
13 16 (21.33%) Ant
14 15 (20.00%) XSLT
14 15 (20.00%) HTML
14 15 (20.00%) WebLogic
15 14 (18.67%) RAD
15 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (18.67%) MVC
15 14 (18.67%) Degree
15 14 (18.67%) Unit Testing
16 13 (17.33%) OO
16 13 (17.33%) RDBMS
16 13 (17.33%) Open Source
16 13 (17.33%) Relational Database
17 11 (14.67%) Apache Ivy
17 11 (14.67%) JPA

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.33%) Confluence
3 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.33%) FileNet
4 3 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Project
1 6 (8.00%) MS Office
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
1 2 (2.67%) SSL
1 2 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) RDBMS
1 13 (17.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.00%) DB2
3 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (28.00%) Maven
2 16 (21.33%) Ant
3 11 (14.67%) JUnit
3 11 (14.67%) Apache Ivy
4 6 (8.00%) TestDirector
4 6 (8.00%) Subversion
4 6 (8.00%) Hudson
4 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.00%) JIRA
5 3 (4.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.67%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.67%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.67%) Selenium
6 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.67%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.67%) JBehave
6 2 (2.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (29.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (69.33%) Developer
2 50 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 10 (13.33%) Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.67%) Team Leader
5 8 (10.67%) Development Team Leader
5 8 (10.67%) Architect
5 8 (10.67%) Java Team Leader
6 6 (8.00%) Lead Architect
7 3 (4.00%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Product Owner
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Automated Test Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Java Architect
8 2 (2.67%) J2EE Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Software Development Team Leader
9 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Consultant
9 1 (1.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (69.33%) Spring
2 46 (61.33%) Hibernate
3 39 (52.00%) Web Services
4 32 (42.67%) XML
5 17 (22.67%) SOAP
6 15 (20.00%) HTML
6 15 (20.00%) XSLT
7 11 (14.67%) JSF
7 11 (14.67%) JPA
8 9 (12.00%) Spring Web Flow
8 9 (12.00%) Java EE
8 9 (12.00%) Struts
8 9 (12.00%) JMS
9 7 (9.33%) Ajax
10 6 (8.00%) .NET
10 6 (8.00%) CSS
11 5 (6.67%) JDBC
11 5 (6.67%) jQuery
11 5 (6.67%) Spring MVC
12 4 (5.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.33%) Open Source
2 9 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 8 (10.67%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.00%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (8.00%) AS400
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.00%) UNIX
2 3 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) UML
2 24 (32.00%) Scrum
3 17 (22.67%) TDD
4 14 (18.67%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (18.67%) Unit Testing
4 14 (18.67%) MVC
4 14 (18.67%) RAD
5 13 (17.33%) OO
6 11 (14.67%) BDD
7 9 (12.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.00%) Content Management
8 6 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.00%) Project Management
8 6 (8.00%) OOD
8 6 (8.00%) SOA
8 6 (8.00%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (8.00%) DevOps
9 5 (6.67%) Web Application Development
9 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 66 (88.00%) Java
2 25 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (29.33%) SQL
4 6 (8.00%) Scala
5 5 (6.67%) XPath
6 3 (4.00%) Groovy
7 2 (2.67%) XQuery
7 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (22.67%) SC Cleared
3 14 (18.67%) Degree
4 6 (8.00%) CCA
5 1 (1.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) IBM
4 4 (5.33%) Twitter
5 2 (2.67%) HP
5 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
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