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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 75 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing Java SE 2 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 2.02% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% 6.73% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -
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
257 208 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 28.18% 29.97% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 150 65
Average daily rate £325 £350 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 £21.80 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.32% -60.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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
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 Java SE within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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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 -18 2 £375 -16.66%
Java SE
UK

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (94.74%) Spring
3 17 (89.47%) Web Services
4 16 (84.21%) JBoss
4 16 (84.21%) Eclipse
4 16 (84.21%) Scrum
4 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (78.95%) Subversion
5 15 (78.95%) SOA
5 15 (78.95%) Tomcat
6 14 (73.68%) Hibernate
7 13 (68.42%) WebSphere
7 13 (68.42%) SOAP
7 13 (68.42%) MyBatis
8 12 (63.16%) XML
8 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
9 11 (57.89%) REST
10 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
11 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
11 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
12 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 5 (26.32%) HTML
14 4 (21.05%) CSS
14 4 (21.05%) JIRA
14 4 (21.05%) Drools
14 4 (21.05%) CSS3
14 4 (21.05%) HTML5
15 3 (15.79%) JAX-RS
15 3 (15.79%) BDD
15 3 (15.79%) RESTful

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 16 (84.21%) JBoss
2 15 (78.95%) Tomcat
3 13 (68.42%) WebSphere
4 2 (10.53%) FileNet
5 1 (5.26%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) Neo4j
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Eclipse
2 15 (78.95%) Subversion
3 10 (52.63%) Cucumber
4 4 (21.05%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.26%) ReSharper
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.26%) Mockito
6 1 (5.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (5.26%) Hudson
6 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.26%) Gradle
6 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
6 1 (5.26%) JMeter
6 1 (5.26%) Ant
6 1 (5.26%) JUnit
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.53%) Back Office
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (94.74%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (10.53%) SOA Developer
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (94.74%) Spring
2 17 (89.47%) Web Services
3 14 (73.68%) Hibernate
4 13 (68.42%) MyBatis
4 13 (68.42%) SOAP
5 12 (63.16%) XML
6 11 (57.89%) REST
7 5 (26.32%) HTML
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) CSS3
8 4 (21.05%) Drools
8 4 (21.05%) HTML5
9 3 (15.79%) RESTful
9 3 (15.79%) JAX-RS
10 2 (10.53%) Java EE
10 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
10 2 (10.53%) jQuery
11 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (5.26%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (84.21%) Scrum
2 15 (78.95%) SOA
3 12 (63.16%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) BPEL
6 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) BPMN
6 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) vSphere
1 1 (5.26%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Nagios
1 1 (5.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco