Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 20 November 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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 73 54
Rank change year-on-year +2 -19 +9
Contract jobs citing J2EE 4 15 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.42% 1.35% 4.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 5.43% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 32
South Wales median daily rate £300 £424 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.20% +12.25% +48.04%
Wales median daily rate £250 £424 £375
% change year-on-year -41.00% +13.00% -0.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 250 276 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 26.54% 24.75% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 203 381
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +7.41%
10th Percentile £250 £283 £245
90th Percentile £500 £543 £475
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £363
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 11
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £60.25
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +24.21%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in South Wales

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in South Wales

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in South Wales

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -14 3 £300 -29.20% 2
Glamorgan - 1 - -
J2EE
Wales

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) JPA
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Perforce
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (75.00%) JProfiler
2 3 (75.00%) Node.js

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) npm
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (75.00%) Gradle
2 3 (75.00%) Grunt
2 3 (75.00%) gulp
2 3 (75.00%) JProfiler
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS3
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) JPA
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) Node.js
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSLT
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 3 (75.00%) RAD
1 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Perforce