Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 86 59
Rank change year-on-year +3 -27 -12
Contract jobs citing J2EE 8 17 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.67% 1.20% 3.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.14% 4.16% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 38
Wales median daily rate £250 £424 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.00% +13.00% -0.99%
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% -7.50% +23.08%

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 374 409 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.53% 28.76% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 301 426
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +21.53% +2.86%
10th Percentile £252 £300 £241
90th Percentile £550 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +31.11%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £59.15
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
South Wales +4 4 £300 -29.20% 1
West Wales +4 1 £425 -10.53%
J2EE
UK

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

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) RAD
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
5 3 (37.50%) Perforce
5 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (37.50%) Ajax
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) UML
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) JUnit
5 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) jQuery
5 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration

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 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
1 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) npm
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Gradle
2 3 (37.50%) Grunt
2 3 (37.50%) gulp
2 3 (37.50%) JProfiler
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) SonarQube
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
1 6 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) CSS3
2 3 (37.50%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) JPA
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
2 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 3 (37.50%) XSLT
3 1 (12.50%) EJB
3 1 (12.50%) RESTful
3 1 (12.50%) Swing
3 1 (12.50%) SWT
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) RAD
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Optimisation
2 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Perforce