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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 39 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 6 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.81% 0.79% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.85% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 11
Average daily rate
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£463 £390 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.58% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £390 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
322 236 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.99% 93.65% 93.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 146 142
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 16
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £19.17 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 33 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (69.70%) XML
3 22 (66.67%) J2EE
4 17 (51.52%) Hibernate
5 16 (48.48%) Web Services
5 16 (48.48%) Spring
6 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 12 (36.36%) HTML
8 11 (33.33%) XSLT
8 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
9 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
10 9 (27.27%) SQL
11 8 (24.24%) DB2
11 8 (24.24%) SOAP
12 7 (21.21%) OO
12 7 (21.21%) TDD
12 7 (21.21%) Open Source
13 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
13 6 (18.18%) Scrum
13 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
13 6 (18.18%) RAD
13 6 (18.18%) UML
14 5 (15.15%) CSS
14 5 (15.15%) JSF
14 5 (15.15%) Maven
15 4 (12.12%) jQuery
15 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
15 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
15 4 (12.12%) Perl

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) FileNet
2 3 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.09%) JBoss
2 3 (9.09%) Confluence
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
3 2 (6.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.03%) IIS
4 1 (3.03%) Mule
4 1 (3.03%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) DB2
2 6 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 6 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) MySQL
5 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.03%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Maven
2 3 (9.09%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
2 3 (9.09%) Subversion
2 3 (9.09%) Hudson
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) JUnit
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
3 2 (6.06%) DbUnit
4 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) JMeter
4 1 (3.03%) Spock
4 1 (3.03%) Ant
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) XML
2 22 (66.67%) J2EE
3 17 (51.52%) Hibernate
4 16 (48.48%) Web Services
4 16 (48.48%) Spring
5 12 (36.36%) HTML
6 11 (33.33%) XSLT
7 8 (24.24%) SOAP
8 5 (15.15%) CSS
8 5 (15.15%) JSF
9 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.12%) jQuery
10 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (9.09%) Java EE
10 3 (9.09%) EJB
11 2 (6.06%) Servlets
11 2 (6.06%) J2SE
11 2 (6.06%) JRules
11 2 (6.06%) XML Schema
11 2 (6.06%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) TDD
2 7 (21.21%) OO
3 6 (18.18%) RAD
3 6 (18.18%) UML
3 6 (18.18%) Scrum
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) RUP
4 3 (9.09%) DSDM
4 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) SOA
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (6.06%) Release Management
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Perl
4 4 (12.12%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) Scala
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) ILOG
3 2 (6.06%) Twitter
4 1 (3.03%) Kofax
4 1 (3.03%) Splunk
4 1 (3.03%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) BEA
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