The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 32 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 2 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.61% 2.88% 3.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% 9.20% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Median daily rate £381 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.43% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £376 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £475 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -8.57% -13.79%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 84 87 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 25.61% 31.29% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 87
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Cardiff

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Cardiff

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Ansible
2 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Mesos
2 4 (50.00%) Rundeck
2 4 (50.00%) Terraform
2 4 (50.00%) Marathon
3 3 (37.50%) Mongrel
3 3 (37.50%) Travis CI
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Google App Engine
3 3 (37.50%) nginx
3 3 (37.50%) Spring
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Jetty
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Google

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) Jetty
1 3 (37.50%) Mongrel
1 3 (37.50%) nginx
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (12.50%) Liferay
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (50.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (37.50%) Google App Engine
2 3 (37.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (12.50%) Route 53
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) HTTP
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) DSL
2 3 (37.50%) FTP
2 3 (37.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Travis CI
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) Servlets
1 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) Kafka
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Microservices
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
1 4 (50.00%) Marathon
1 4 (50.00%) Mesos
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Rundeck
1 4 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) Fluentd
2 1 (12.50%) Grafana
2 1 (12.50%) Kibana
2 1 (12.50%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Google
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle