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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 60 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 17 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.64% 0.29% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.91% 1.14% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Average daily rate £345 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+73.61% +6.66%
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
215 175 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 33.39% 25.22% 23.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 105 67
Average daily rate £370 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £66.00 £22.50 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.33% -83.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 17 £345 -8.00% 3
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 43 (91.49%) Java
2 23 (48.94%) Linux
3 22 (46.81%) Tomcat
3 22 (46.81%) Configuration Management
3 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
4 20 (42.55%) DevOps
4 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
5 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (40.43%) Spring
5 19 (40.43%) Hibernate
5 19 (40.43%) HTTP
5 19 (40.43%) Apache
5 19 (40.43%) Jenkins
6 18 (38.30%) JBoss
6 18 (38.30%) Maven
7 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
7 16 (34.04%) HTML
8 15 (31.91%) IIS
8 15 (31.91%) .NET
8 15 (31.91%) DNS
8 15 (31.91%) SSL
8 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
8 15 (31.91%) WebSphere
8 15 (31.91%) JSF
9 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
9 14 (29.79%) SQL
9 14 (29.79%) Open Source
10 13 (27.66%) Servlets
10 13 (27.66%) OOA/OOD

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 22 (46.81%) Tomcat
2 19 (40.43%) Apache
3 18 (38.30%) JBoss
4 15 (31.91%) IIS
4 15 (31.91%) WebSphere
5 12 (25.53%) Jetty
5 12 (25.53%) nginx
6 10 (21.28%) WebLogic
7 8 (17.02%) FileNet
8 6 (12.77%) Confluence
9 5 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (10.64%) Mule
10 3 (6.38%) LiveCycle
10 3 (6.38%) SAS
11 2 (4.26%) Liferay
12 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (2.13%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (25.53%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (25.53%) Google App Engine
1 12 (25.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
2 19 (40.43%) HTTP
3 15 (31.91%) DNS
3 15 (31.91%) SSL
4 11 (23.40%) DHCP
4 11 (23.40%) FTP
4 11 (23.40%) IPsec
5 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.89%) RDBMS
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.51%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.51%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (6.38%) Neo4j
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Jenkins
2 18 (38.30%) Maven
3 11 (23.40%) Ant
4 10 (21.28%) Eclipse
5 7 (14.89%) Subversion
6 6 (12.77%) Hudson
6 6 (12.77%) JIRA
6 6 (12.77%) Selenium
6 6 (12.77%) Spock
7 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
7 4 (8.51%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (6.38%) DbUnit
8 3 (6.38%) Geb
8 3 (6.38%) JUnit
8 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.38%) WebLogic Workshop
9 2 (4.26%) IntelliJ
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Developer
1 20 (42.55%) Java Developer
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 4 (8.51%) Architect
3 4 (8.51%) Senior Architect
3 4 (8.51%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.38%) Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (6.38%) Middleware Analyst
4 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) Hibernate
1 19 (40.43%) Spring
2 16 (34.04%) HTML
3 15 (31.91%) .NET
3 15 (31.91%) JSF
4 13 (27.66%) Servlets
5 12 (25.53%) CSS
5 12 (25.53%) JPA
5 12 (25.53%) XML
6 9 (19.15%) Ajax
6 9 (19.15%) SOAP
7 8 (17.02%) Facelets
7 8 (17.02%) PrimeFaces
7 8 (17.02%) XHTML
8 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.89%) XSLT
9 6 (12.77%) REST
10 5 (10.64%) Web Services
11 4 (8.51%) jQuery
11 4 (8.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.38%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (48.94%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Configuration Management
2 20 (42.55%) DevOps
3 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.04%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (29.79%) Open Source
6 13 (27.66%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (23.40%) Scrum
8 10 (21.28%) UML
9 7 (14.89%) Coaching
9 7 (14.89%) DSDM
9 7 (14.89%) OO
9 7 (14.89%) OOD
9 7 (14.89%) RUP
9 7 (14.89%) Use Case
10 6 (12.77%) Service Delivery
10 6 (12.77%) TDD
11 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Architecture
12 4 (8.51%) SOA
12 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
12 4 (8.51%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 43 (91.49%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) JavaScript
2 14 (29.79%) SQL
3 10 (21.28%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.38%) BC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Xen
2 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Google
2 12 (25.53%) Oracle
3 11 (23.40%) VMware
4 10 (21.28%) IBM
5 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.38%) Adobe
6 3 (6.38%) ILOG
6 3 (6.38%) Kofax
6 3 (6.38%) Splunk
6 3 (6.38%) Twitter