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 3 months to 24 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)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 39 53
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 4 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.76% 2.48% 2.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.96% 9.52% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £400 £456 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.32% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £376 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £475 £463
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 £31.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.42% -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 South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 135 126 208
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.52% 26.09% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 98 166
Median daily rate £370 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.12% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% -  
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 South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport 0 2 £405 -
Cardiff -6 2 £381 -16.43%
J2EE
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) HTTP
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (40.00%) Puppet
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) Ansible
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
3 4 (40.00%) Mesos
3 4 (40.00%) Rundeck
3 4 (40.00%) Terraform
3 4 (40.00%) Marathon
4 3 (30.00%) Mongrel
4 3 (30.00%) Microservices
4 3 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Travis CI
4 3 (30.00%) Google App Engine
4 3 (30.00%) nginx
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Jetty
4 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) Jetty
1 3 (30.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (30.00%) nginx
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Liferay
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (30.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (30.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (10.00%) Route 53
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) HTTP
1 4 (40.00%) SSL
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) DSL
2 3 (30.00%) FTP
2 3 (30.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) Kafka
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Microservices
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Ansible
1 4 (40.00%) Marathon
1 4 (40.00%) Mesos
1 4 (40.00%) Puppet
1 4 (40.00%) Rundeck
1 4 (40.00%) Terraform
2 1 (10.00%) Fluentd
2 1 (10.00%) Grafana
2 1 (10.00%) Kibana
2 1 (10.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Google
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle