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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - 74 42
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.50% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.62% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £363 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £448
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.00
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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
280 247 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.18% 30.61% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 167 54
Average daily rate £375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £30.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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