The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK / Wales
Rank 62 64 62
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 5 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.71% 1.91% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.34% 4.94% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Median daily rate £525 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Java EE 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 Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 214 263 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 30.48% 38.73% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 180 96
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Java EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Wales

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Wales

Java EE
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 Java EE within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
South Wales +12 5 £525 +11.11% 3
Java EE
UK

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) CQRS
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) API Design
2 4 (80.00%) REST
2 4 (80.00%) Dropwizard
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Xen
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL

Java EE
Top Related 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) Jetty
1 1 (20.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (20.00%) Route 53
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) DSL
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Travis CI
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Java Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Java Solutions Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Dropwizard
2 4 (80.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Kafka
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) API Design
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 4 (80.00%) CQRS
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Fluentd
1 1 (20.00%) Grafana
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
1 1 (20.00%) Marathon
1 1 (20.00%) Mesos
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Rundeck
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) VMware