The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 18 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 36 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.33% 6.36% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.63% 6.49% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £255 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -6.66%
Java Developer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
374 385 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.89% 97.96% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 284 145
Average daily rate £342 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.06% +9.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.15 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Cardiff region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Cardiff region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (92.86%) Spring
3 33 (78.57%) HTML
4 32 (76.19%) Web Services
5 31 (73.81%) XML
6 29 (69.05%) OO
6 29 (69.05%) SOAP
7 28 (66.67%) AngularJS
8 26 (61.90%) Struts
8 26 (61.90%) JDBC
8 26 (61.90%) JSP
8 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
9 25 (59.52%) Oracle
10 24 (57.14%) MySQL
11 22 (52.38%) HTTP
11 22 (52.38%) Web Development
11 22 (52.38%) Relational Database
11 22 (52.38%) JPA
12 19 (45.24%) Hibernate
13 13 (30.95%) J2EE
14 11 (26.19%) SQL
15 10 (23.81%) CSS
15 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (19.05%) TDD
16 8 (19.05%) Scrum
16 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
16 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
16 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
17 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
17 7 (16.67%) Open Source

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) Confluence
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.14%) JBoss
4 2 (4.76%) WildFly
5 1 (2.38%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (52.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) MySQL
2 22 (52.38%) Relational Database
3 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.29%) Subversion
2 6 (14.29%) Hudson
3 5 (11.90%) Maven
3 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 5 (11.90%) Selenium
3 5 (11.90%) Spock
3 5 (11.90%) Geb
4 4 (9.52%) Eclipse
5 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.38%) Mockito
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) Ant
6 1 (2.38%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (92.86%) Spring
2 33 (78.57%) HTML
3 32 (76.19%) Web Services
4 31 (73.81%) XML
5 29 (69.05%) SOAP
6 28 (66.67%) AngularJS
7 26 (61.90%) Struts
7 26 (61.90%) JDBC
7 26 (61.90%) JSP
8 22 (52.38%) JPA
9 19 (45.24%) Hibernate
10 13 (30.95%) J2EE
11 10 (23.81%) CSS
12 6 (14.29%) JSF
13 5 (11.90%) XSLT
13 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (9.52%) Spring Security
14 4 (9.52%) Ajax
14 4 (9.52%) SAML
15 2 (4.76%) Apache Camel
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) OO
2 22 (52.38%) Web Development
3 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) Open Source
6 6 (14.29%) DevOps
6 6 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.90%) Release Management
7 5 (11.90%) Pair Programming
7 5 (11.90%) OOA/OOD
7 5 (11.90%) RUP
7 5 (11.90%) DSDM
7 5 (11.90%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.90%) SDLC
8 4 (9.52%) UML
8 4 (9.52%) RAD
9 2 (4.76%) BDD
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (59.52%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Twitter
3 4 (9.52%) IBM