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 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 32 29 46
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing J2EE 48 42 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.26% 6.05% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.68% 20.19% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £255 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -19.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £185 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
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
257 208 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.18% 29.97% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 150 65
Average daily rate £325 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -60.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 August 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 31 August 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 +5 42 £388 +55.00% 1
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J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 51 (77.27%) Java
2 34 (51.52%) Maven
3 33 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 29 (43.94%) Hibernate
5 28 (42.42%) Oracle
6 27 (40.91%) Linux
7 25 (37.88%) JBoss
7 25 (37.88%) Spring
8 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (34.85%) Scrum
9 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
9 23 (34.85%) HTML
10 22 (33.33%) Tomcat
10 22 (33.33%) DevOps
11 21 (31.82%) Red Hat
11 21 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (30.30%) JSF
12 20 (30.30%) SQL
12 20 (30.30%) CSS
13 19 (28.79%) OOA/OOD
13 19 (28.79%) Configuration Management
13 19 (28.79%) HTTP
13 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
13 19 (28.79%) Oracle Database 11g
13 19 (28.79%) Oracle Database
14 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
14 18 (27.27%) DNS
15 17 (25.76%) OO
15 17 (25.76%) Open Source
15 17 (25.76%) Performance Tuning

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 25 (37.88%) JBoss
2 22 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 11 (16.67%) Confluence
4 7 (10.61%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.58%) Apache
6 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.55%) Jetty
7 3 (4.55%) Mule
7 3 (4.55%) nginx
7 3 (4.55%) IIS
7 3 (4.55%) SAS
7 3 (4.55%) Mule ESB
8 2 (3.03%) WildFly
8 2 (3.03%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.03%) Google App Engine
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) HTTP
1 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
2 18 (27.27%) DNS
3 4 (6.06%) SSL
4 3 (4.55%) IPsec
4 3 (4.55%) DHCP
4 3 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (28.79%) Oracle Database 11g
1 19 (28.79%) Oracle Database
2 15 (22.73%) Oracle Database 12c
3 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
4 12 (18.18%) MongoDB
5 11 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (51.52%) Maven
2 33 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 16 (24.24%) Hudson
4 12 (18.18%) Selenium
5 11 (16.67%) Subversion
5 11 (16.67%) JIRA
5 11 (16.67%) Spock
5 11 (16.67%) Geb
6 6 (9.09%) Ant
6 6 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 5 (7.58%) Artifactory
8 4 (6.06%) MSBuild
9 3 (4.55%) WebLogic Workshop
10 2 (3.03%) IntelliJ
10 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.52%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.52%) Gradle
11 1 (1.52%) JUnit
11 1 (1.52%) WebObjects
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (54.55%) Developer
2 33 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.70%) Architect
4 8 (12.12%) Middleware Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (6.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (6.06%) Senior Architect
6 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Consultant
7 2 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.03%) Middleware Architect
7 2 (3.03%) Scala Developer
8 1 (1.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (1.52%) DevOps Architect
8 1 (1.52%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (1.52%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.94%) Hibernate
2 25 (37.88%) Spring
3 23 (34.85%) HTML
4 20 (30.30%) CSS
4 20 (30.30%) JSF
5 16 (24.24%) Middleware
6 14 (21.21%) XML
6 14 (21.21%) XSLT
7 13 (19.70%) AngularJS
8 12 (18.18%) Web Services
8 12 (18.18%) SOAP
9 11 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (9.09%) PrimeFaces
10 6 (9.09%) JPA
10 6 (9.09%) Facelets
10 6 (9.09%) XHTML
10 6 (9.09%) Ajax
11 5 (7.58%) .NET
12 3 (4.55%) Servlets
12 3 (4.55%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) Linux
2 21 (31.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.85%) Scrum
3 22 (33.33%) DevOps
4 19 (28.79%) OOA/OOD
4 19 (28.79%) Configuration Management
5 17 (25.76%) OO
5 17 (25.76%) Open Source
5 17 (25.76%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (24.24%) TDD
7 15 (22.73%) RUP
7 15 (22.73%) DSDM
7 15 (22.73%) JVM Tuning
8 11 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 11 (16.67%) Release Management
8 11 (16.67%) SDLC
9 10 (15.15%) Pair Programming
10 8 (12.12%) UML
11 7 (10.61%) Performance Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 51 (77.27%) Java
2 20 (30.30%) SQL
3 16 (24.24%) PL/SQL
4 15 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 10 (15.15%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.06%) Scala
7 2 (3.03%) Jython
7 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (34.85%) Security Cleared
2 18 (27.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.55%) Xen
3 2 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (42.42%) Oracle
2 21 (31.82%) Red Hat
3 14 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (16.67%) VMware
4 11 (16.67%) Twitter
5 8 (12.12%) IBM
6 2 (3.03%) Google
7 1 (1.52%) hybris
7 1 (1.52%) SAP