Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 86 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 -16 -23
Contract jobs citing J2EE 32 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.07% 0.78% 1.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.17% 2.56% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 9
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% +18.42%
10th Percentile £372 £322 £323
90th Percentile £569 £436 £495
UK median daily rate £489 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +8.61% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £100.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +171.62% +2.78% -10.00%

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 519 352 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 33.55% 30.34% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 254 219
Wales median daily rate £413 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% -2.81% +9.59%
10th Percentile £313 £257 £294
90th Percentile £550 £538 £526
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.59% -56.02% +97.62%
10th Percentile £19.00 £16.19 £38.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £23.39 £44.75
UK median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +9.59% -1.46%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -6 28 £400 - 3
West Wales +15 3 £450 +5.76% 1
J2EE
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (62.50%) Maven
3 18 (56.25%) Spring
4 14 (43.75%) JUnit
4 14 (43.75%) AngularJS
4 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
5 13 (40.63%) Hibernate
6 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (37.50%) Load Balancing
6 12 (37.50%) SQL
6 12 (37.50%) SOAP
6 12 (37.50%) Linux
6 12 (37.50%) JBoss
6 12 (37.50%) Apache
6 12 (37.50%) HTTP
6 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 12 (37.50%) DNS
6 12 (37.50%) Red Hat
6 12 (37.50%) Middleware
7 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
7 11 (34.38%) Ansible
7 11 (34.38%) DevOps
7 11 (34.38%) Spring Boot
7 11 (34.38%) Java 8
8 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (28.13%) Microservices
10 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (25.00%) Artifactory
10 8 (25.00%) Test Automation

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 (37.50%) Apache
1 12 (37.50%) JBoss
2 8 (25.00%) Confluence
2 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) DNS
1 12 (37.50%) HTTP
1 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Maven
2 14 (43.75%) Jenkins
2 14 (43.75%) JUnit
3 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
4 8 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 8 (25.00%) JIRA
5 6 (18.75%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (6.25%) Gradle
6 2 (6.25%) TestNG
General
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
1 18 (56.25%) Java Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 11 (34.38%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Administrator
4 6 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (15.63%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (15.63%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) J2EE Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (3.13%) JSP Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Scripter
7 1 (3.13%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) Spring
2 14 (43.75%) AngularJS
3 13 (40.63%) Hibernate
4 12 (37.50%) Middleware
4 12 (37.50%) SOAP
5 11 (34.38%) Spring Boot
6 8 (25.00%) JMS
6 8 (25.00%) JSF
6 8 (25.00%) Node.js
7 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 4 (12.50%) Drools
9 3 (9.38%) JPA
10 2 (6.25%) CSS
10 2 (6.25%) HTML
10 2 (6.25%) jQuery
10 2 (6.25%) JSP
11 1 (3.13%) EJB
11 1 (3.13%) JDBC
11 1 (3.13%) REST
11 1 (3.13%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
1 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) DevOps
3 9 (28.13%) Microservices
4 8 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (18.75%) JVM Tuning
5 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 6 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.50%) SDLC
6 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 3 (9.38%) TDD
8 2 (6.25%) MVC
8 2 (6.25%) OO
8 2 (6.25%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
9 1 (3.13%) OOD
9 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (37.50%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) Java 8
4 8 (25.00%) Groovy
4 8 (25.00%) Python
5 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) Ansible
2 8 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Red Hat