Period
to 19 July 2018

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 6 months to 19 July 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 92 85
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 +13
Contract jobs citing Java EE 2 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.13% 0.23% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.80% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Wales median daily rate £550 £525 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +11.11% +23.93%
UK median daily rate £475 £447 £438
% change year-on-year +6.26% +2.17% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% +1.45% -8.00%

Java EE 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 446 376 391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 30.03% 28.55% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 289 273
Wales median daily rate £413 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £244 £276
90th Percentile £563 £525 £513
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Wales median hourly rate - £18.25 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.67% +39.23%
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.26 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.84% +7.36% +3.81%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 19 July 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 -17 2 £550 +4.76% 4
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) J2ME
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) Staffware
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Dropwizard

Java EE
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 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Staffware
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Dropwizard
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) J2ME
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO