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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 16 18 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 44 27 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.09% 7.30% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.28% 7.50% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 25 0
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£250 £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.26% -2.85%
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
428 360 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.17% 97.30% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 277 186
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +26.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £132.30 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 49 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (91.84%) Spring
3 40 (81.63%) HTML
4 38 (77.55%) Web Services
5 37 (75.51%) XML
6 36 (73.47%) OO
7 35 (71.43%) SOAP
7 35 (71.43%) AngularJS
8 26 (53.06%) Struts
8 26 (53.06%) JDBC
8 26 (53.06%) JSP
8 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
9 25 (51.02%) Oracle
9 25 (51.02%) Hibernate
10 24 (48.98%) MySQL
11 22 (44.90%) HTTP
11 22 (44.90%) Web Development
11 22 (44.90%) JPA
11 22 (44.90%) Relational Database
12 20 (40.82%) J2EE
13 18 (36.73%) SQL
14 17 (34.69%) CSS
14 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (30.61%) TDD
15 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
15 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
15 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
16 14 (28.57%) Open Source
17 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
17 13 (26.53%) Hudson

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (22.45%) Confluence
2 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.12%) JBoss
4 2 (4.08%) WildFly
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (48.98%) MySQL
2 22 (44.90%) Relational Database
3 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
3 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
4 11 (22.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 11 (22.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Jenkins
2 13 (26.53%) Hudson
3 12 (24.49%) Subversion
3 12 (24.49%) Maven
4 11 (22.45%) JIRA
4 11 (22.45%) Selenium
4 11 (22.45%) Spock
4 11 (22.45%) Geb
5 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
6 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.04%) Mockito
7 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.04%) Ant
7 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (91.84%) Spring
2 40 (81.63%) HTML
3 38 (77.55%) Web Services
4 37 (75.51%) XML
5 35 (71.43%) SOAP
5 35 (71.43%) AngularJS
6 26 (53.06%) Struts
6 26 (53.06%) JDBC
6 26 (53.06%) JSP
7 25 (51.02%) Hibernate
8 22 (44.90%) JPA
9 20 (40.82%) J2EE
10 17 (34.69%) CSS
11 13 (26.53%) JSF
12 11 (22.45%) XSLT
12 11 (22.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (8.16%) Spring Security
13 4 (8.16%) Ajax
13 4 (8.16%) SAML
14 2 (4.08%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) OO
2 22 (44.90%) Web Development
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.61%) TDD
5 14 (28.57%) Open Source
6 13 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (26.53%) Scrum
6 13 (26.53%) DevOps
7 11 (22.45%) SDLC
7 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
7 11 (22.45%) Release Management
7 11 (22.45%) RUP
7 11 (22.45%) DSDM
7 11 (22.45%) Configuration Management
7 11 (22.45%) Pair Programming
7 11 (22.45%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (8.16%) UML
8 4 (8.16%) RAD
9 3 (6.12%) BDD
10 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.73%) SQL
4 12 (24.49%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) SC Cleared
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Oracle
2 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Twitter
3 4 (8.16%) IBM
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago