The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Wales region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java SE 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.42% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £418 £525
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -20.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
222 101 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 30.88% 23.76% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 64 59
Average daily rate £425 £322 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.97% -11.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £30.25 £26.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.34% -5.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Java SE
UK

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) MCSD
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Apache FOP
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSD
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Apache FOP
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSD
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft