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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 18 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 26 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.95% 0.35% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.16% 0.37% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 0 4
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£250 - £230
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 - £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
363 272 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.06% 95.44% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 190 96
Average daily rate £325 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.87 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.17% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.70 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £18.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014, 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 41 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (73.17%) Spring
3 28 (68.29%) XML
4 26 (63.41%) J2EE
5 25 (60.98%) Hibernate
6 23 (56.10%) SQL
7 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
8 21 (51.22%) Web Services
9 18 (43.90%) HTML
10 12 (29.27%) UML
10 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
11 11 (26.83%) RAD
11 11 (26.83%) RDBMS
12 10 (24.39%) Finance
12 10 (24.39%) Maven
12 10 (24.39%) CSS
13 9 (21.95%) SOAP
14 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
15 7 (17.07%) JSP
15 7 (17.07%) Ant
15 7 (17.07%) Tomcat
15 7 (17.07%) XSLT
16 6 (14.63%) DB2
16 6 (14.63%) Spring Web Flow
16 6 (14.63%) JPA
17 5 (12.20%) Ajax
17 5 (12.20%) Scrum
17 5 (12.20%) Servlets
17 5 (12.20%) Struts
18 4 (9.76%) WebLogic

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
2 7 (17.07%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.32%) Apache
5 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.44%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Relational Database
2 11 (26.83%) RDBMS
3 6 (14.63%) DB2
4 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Maven
2 7 (17.07%) Ant
3 4 (9.76%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) JUnit
4 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.88%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (73.17%) Spring
2 28 (68.29%) XML
3 26 (63.41%) J2EE
4 25 (60.98%) Hibernate
5 21 (51.22%) Web Services
6 18 (43.90%) HTML
7 10 (24.39%) CSS
8 9 (21.95%) SOAP
9 7 (17.07%) JSP
9 7 (17.07%) XSLT
10 6 (14.63%) Spring Web Flow
10 6 (14.63%) JPA
11 5 (12.20%) Ajax
11 5 (12.20%) Servlets
11 5 (12.20%) Struts
12 4 (9.76%) J2SE
13 2 (4.88%) JSF
13 2 (4.88%) Tapestry
13 2 (4.88%) REST
13 2 (4.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.44%) Open Source
1 1 (2.44%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) UML
2 11 (26.83%) RAD
3 5 (12.20%) Scrum
4 4 (9.76%) OOD
4 4 (9.76%) OO
4 4 (9.76%) MVC
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.32%) TDD
6 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Web Development
6 2 (4.88%) Load Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.44%) BDD
7 1 (2.44%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.44%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Kanban
7 1 (2.44%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Mobile Commerce
7 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (56.10%) SQL
3 22 (53.66%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) IBM
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