The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE 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 Java SE over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java SE 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.31% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£393 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £394 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Java SE
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
191 123 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.80% 24.17% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 63 85
Average daily rate £420 £302 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.07% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Java SE
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java SE across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Java SE Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Java SE 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 Java SE.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Subversion
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) JBoss
2 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (70.00%) Selenium
4 7 (70.00%) SOA
4 7 (70.00%) Eclipse
4 7 (70.00%) HTML
5 6 (60.00%) C#
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (60.00%) CSS
5 6 (60.00%) .NET
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 6 (60.00%) JMeter
5 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (60.00%) RESTful
5 6 (60.00%) Open Source
5 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (60.00%) HTML5
5 6 (60.00%) jQuery
5 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (60.00%) CSS3
5 6 (60.00%) Spring MVC
6 5 (50.00%) Gradle

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Java SE 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 Java SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) JBoss
1 9 (90.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) FileNet
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Subversion
2 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (70.00%) Eclipse
3 7 (70.00%) Selenium
4 6 (60.00%) JMeter
4 6 (60.00%) SoapUI
5 5 (50.00%) Gradle
5 5 (50.00%) Artifactory
5 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) ReSharper
6 1 (10.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Spring
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (60.00%) CSS3
3 6 (60.00%) Spring MVC
3 6 (60.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) RESTful
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) MyBatis
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
3 7 (70.00%) SOA
4 6 (60.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) BDD
7 1 (10.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) vCloud
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) IBM