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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 31 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 6 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.29% 3.99% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 4.25% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -3.84%
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
251 353 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.80% 93.88% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 236 92
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £176 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Average hourly rate £11.50 £16.00 £16.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £16.16 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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
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 4 May 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
3 6 (66.67%) J2EE
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) JBoss
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
7 2 (22.22%) Scala
7 2 (22.22%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (22.22%) WildFly
8 1 (11.11%) Mule ESB
8 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) Dojo
8 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
8 1 (11.11%) jQuery
8 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (11.11%) Mule
8 1 (11.11%) JSF
8 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
8 1 (11.11%) Java EE
8 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
8 1 (11.11%) AngularJS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 2 (22.22%) WildFly
3 1 (11.11%) Mule ESB
3 1 (11.11%) Mule
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Staffware
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) DbUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 6 (66.67%) J2EE
2 6 (66.67%) Spring
3 1 (11.11%) Dojo
3 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) JSF
3 1 (11.11%) Java EE
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) JRules
3 1 (11.11%) J2SE
3 1 (11.11%) EJB
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) RUP
5 1 (11.11%) DSDM
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Scala
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) BEA
2 1 (11.11%) ILOG