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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 35 50 36
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.76% 2.39% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.04% 5.99% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £425 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.78% -14.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% +5.55%  

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 119 167 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 35.00% 39.86% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 124 42
Median daily rate £388 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.97% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Cardiff

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Cardiff

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 13 (92.86%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
4 5 (35.71%) Spring
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 4 (28.57%) Puppet
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 4 (28.57%) Ansible
5 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Mesos
5 4 (28.57%) Rundeck
5 4 (28.57%) Terraform
5 4 (28.57%) The Grinder
5 4 (28.57%) Marathon
5 4 (28.57%) JMeter
5 4 (28.57%) SOAP
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) Oracle
5 4 (28.57%) Siebel
5 4 (28.57%) HTTP
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) SSL
5 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner

J2EE
Top Related 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 (21.43%) Apache
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) Jetty
1 3 (21.43%) Mongrel
1 3 (21.43%) nginx
1 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Liferay
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon S3
2 3 (21.43%) Google App Engine
2 3 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (7.14%) Route 53
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
1 4 (28.57%) SSL
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) DSL
2 3 (21.43%) FTP
2 3 (21.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) JMeter
2 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
2 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 4 (28.57%) The Grinder
3 3 (21.43%) HP UFT
3 3 (21.43%) Rational Performance Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Travis CI
3 3 (21.43%) WinRunner
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Performance Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Test Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Spring
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) Servlets
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) Java EE
5 1 (7.14%) JPA
5 1 (7.14%) JSF
5 1 (7.14%) Kafka
5 1 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) DevOps
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Load Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Microservices
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) RAD
4 3 (21.43%) RUP
4 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) V-Model
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) Groovy
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
1 4 (28.57%) Marathon
1 4 (28.57%) Mesos
1 4 (28.57%) Puppet
1 4 (28.57%) Rundeck
1 4 (28.57%) Terraform
2 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.14%) Fluentd
3 1 (7.14%) Grafana
3 1 (7.14%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
1 4 (28.57%) Siebel
2 3 (21.43%) Google
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) HP