The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - 65 39
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.14% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.44% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £444 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.85% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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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
252 227 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 32.68% 31.27% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 151 64
Average daily rate £388 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +31.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £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 2 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the Wales region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in Wales

J2SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ILOG
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) JRules
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSF

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) DbUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) JRules
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Dojo
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RUP
1 1 (100.00%) DSDM
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ILOG