Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 85 74
Rank change year-on-year -11 -11 +6
Contract jobs citing J2EE 9 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.61% 0.83% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 2.92% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 11
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £373 £359 £309
90th Percentile £513 £465 £475
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £53.75 £32.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +67.97% -15.79% -

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 424 377 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 28.77% 28.56% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 299 286
Wales median daily rate £410 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +4.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £300 £240 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £470 £443 £425
% change year-on-year +6.09% +4.24% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Wales median hourly rate £55.00 £16.50 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -63.54% +39.23%
10th Percentile £32.50 £16.19 £39.02
90th Percentile £77.50 £20.15 £70.25
UK median hourly rate £42.25 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.05% +9.33% +7.14%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -13 9 £400 - 2
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (55.56%) JBoss
3 5 (55.56%) Apache
3 5 (55.56%) HTTP
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) DNS
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 5 (55.56%) Middleware
3 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) Ansible
4 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 4 (44.44%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) JVM Tuning
6 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 1 (11.11%) Java EE
7 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 1 (11.11%) Spring
7 1 (11.11%) C++

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 5 (55.56%) Apache
1 5 (55.56%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
1 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Scripter
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Dropwizard
2 1 (11.11%) J2ME
2 1 (11.11%) J2SE
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Swing
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
4 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
1 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) JVM Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Due Diligence
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Innovative Thinking
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat