Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 17 December 2018 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 82 86
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -33
Contract jobs citing J2EE 37 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.13% 0.73% 1.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.24% 2.41% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 14
Wales median daily rate £400 £275 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -35.10% +13.00%
10th Percentile £363 £250 £331
90th Percentile £568 £419 £492
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year +12.50% +7.38% -6.88%

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 Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 593 373 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 34.14% 30.18% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 263 318
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £313 £251 £300
90th Percentile £575 £570 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Wales median hourly rate £29.75 £23.14 £20.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +13.98% -19.59%
10th Percentile £21.25 £21.87 £19.30
90th Percentile £39.97 £24.42 £21.27
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Wales

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Wales

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Wales over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Wales

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Wales

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. 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
South Wales +1 31 £398 +13.57% 2
West Wales +5 4 £450 +5.82%
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (72.97%) Spring
3 24 (64.86%) Maven
4 20 (54.05%) Hibernate
4 20 (54.05%) SOAP
5 19 (51.35%) JUnit
6 18 (48.65%) AngularJS
7 16 (43.24%) Spring Boot
8 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
8 15 (40.54%) SQL
9 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
9 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
9 14 (37.84%) Microservices
9 14 (37.84%) Java 8
10 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
11 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
11 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
11 12 (32.43%) WebSphere
11 12 (32.43%) Web Services
12 10 (27.03%) Python
12 10 (27.03%) JMS
12 10 (27.03%) WebSphere Application Server
12 10 (27.03%) JSF
12 10 (27.03%) Groovy
12 10 (27.03%) JIRA
12 10 (27.03%) Confluence
12 10 (27.03%) Artifactory
12 10 (27.03%) Node.js

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (32.43%) WebSphere
2 10 (27.03%) Confluence
2 10 (27.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (21.62%) Apache
3 8 (21.62%) JBoss
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
1 8 (21.62%) HTTP
1 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (64.86%) Maven
2 19 (51.35%) JUnit
3 15 (40.54%) Git (software)
4 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
5 10 (27.03%) Artifactory
5 10 (27.03%) JIRA
6 4 (10.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
7 2 (5.41%) Fiddler
7 2 (5.41%) Gradle
7 2 (5.41%) TestNG
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Developer
1 27 (72.97%) Java Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (2.70%) Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) J2EE Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Java Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.70%) JSP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) Spring
2 20 (54.05%) Hibernate
2 20 (54.05%) SOAP
3 18 (48.65%) AngularJS
4 16 (43.24%) Spring Boot
5 12 (32.43%) Web Services
6 10 (27.03%) JMS
6 10 (27.03%) JSF
6 10 (27.03%) Node.js
7 8 (21.62%) Middleware
8 6 (16.22%) Drools
9 5 (13.51%) XML
10 4 (10.81%) HTML
11 3 (8.11%) EJB
11 3 (8.11%) JPA
11 3 (8.11%) REST
12 2 (5.41%) iBATIS
12 2 (5.41%) J2SE
12 2 (5.41%) Java SE
12 2 (5.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (37.84%) Microservices
2 12 (32.43%) Test Automation
3 8 (21.62%) DevOps
3 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
3 8 (21.62%) Unit Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
4 6 (16.22%) SDLC
4 6 (16.22%) Web Application Development
5 4 (10.81%) JVM Tuning
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Coaching
7 2 (5.41%) Kanban
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) OO
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) Java 8
4 10 (27.03%) Groovy
4 10 (27.03%) Python
5 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) C#
6 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (21.62%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.41%) IBM
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft