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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 37 42 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 19 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.48% 1.61% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.59% 1.62% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Average daily rate £381 £394 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.17% -14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +2.06%
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
414 308 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.64% 99.04% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 236 159
Average daily rate £338 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% -5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £22.50 £164.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 60 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (65.00%) Spring
4 31 (51.67%) TDD
4 31 (51.67%) Hibernate
5 30 (50.00%) SQL
6 23 (38.33%) Web Services
7 21 (35.00%) HTML
8 20 (33.33%) OO
9 19 (31.67%) XML
9 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
10 18 (30.00%) Selenium
10 18 (30.00%) RESTful
10 18 (30.00%) MongoDB
10 18 (30.00%) REST
10 18 (30.00%) SOAP
11 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
11 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
12 16 (26.67%) NoSQL
13 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 15 (25.00%) Subversion
13 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
14 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (23.33%) Hudson
15 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
15 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
15 13 (21.67%) Maven
15 13 (21.67%) jQuery
15 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
15 13 (21.67%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.33%) Confluence
3 7 (11.67%) JBoss
4 6 (10.00%) FileNet
4 6 (10.00%) IIS
4 6 (10.00%) LiveCycle
4 6 (10.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (6.67%) Apache Solr
7 3 (5.00%) Apache
8 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 16 (26.67%) NoSQL
3 13 (21.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 7 (11.67%) Neo4j
5 7 (11.67%) Redis
6 6 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.33%) MySQL
8 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.67%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Selenium
2 15 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.00%) Subversion
3 14 (23.33%) Hudson
4 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
4 13 (21.67%) Maven
5 12 (20.00%) JIRA
6 11 (18.33%) Spock
7 10 (16.67%) Cucumber
8 6 (10.00%) Ant
8 6 (10.00%) DbUnit
8 6 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 6 (10.00%) JUnit
8 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
9 5 (8.33%) Geb
9 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.67%) Liquibase
10 1 (1.67%) Mockito
10 1 (1.67%) Rational Application Developer
10 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (65.00%) Spring
2 31 (51.67%) Hibernate
3 23 (38.33%) Web Services
4 21 (35.00%) HTML
5 19 (31.67%) XML
6 18 (30.00%) REST
6 18 (30.00%) RESTful
6 18 (30.00%) SOAP
7 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
7 13 (21.67%) CSS
7 13 (21.67%) jQuery
8 12 (20.00%) J2EE
8 12 (20.00%) JPA
8 12 (20.00%) JSF
9 7 (11.67%) Ajax
9 7 (11.67%) Apache Camel
9 7 (11.67%) JDBC
9 7 (11.67%) Kafka
9 7 (11.67%) Mojolicious
10 6 (10.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Replication
3 5 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) iSeries
4 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Unix
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) TDD
3 20 (33.33%) OO
4 19 (31.67%) Software Engineering
5 14 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (20.00%) Scrum
7 11 (18.33%) Open Source
8 7 (11.67%) BDD
8 7 (11.67%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.00%) DevOps
9 6 (10.00%) MVC
10 5 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (8.33%) Document Management
10 5 (8.33%) DSDM
10 5 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (8.33%) Pair Programming
10 5 (8.33%) Release Management
10 5 (8.33%) RUP
10 5 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 5 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (50.00%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.67%) Perl
4 10 (16.67%) Scala
5 9 (15.00%) Go
6 6 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 6 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (21.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (5.00%) BC Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (1.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (10.00%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Atlassian
2 6 (10.00%) Adobe
2 6 (10.00%) IBM
2 6 (10.00%) ILOG
2 6 (10.00%) Kofax
2 6 (10.00%) Splunk
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Twitter