The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cardiff region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 17 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 25 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.86% 7.39% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.17% 7.62% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 11
Median daily rate £425 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £428 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.12% +15.66%
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
306 420 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 96.23% 97.00% 97.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 341 261
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 18
Median hourly rate £12.38 £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.62% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.00 £22.65 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cardiff region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 December 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) Spring
4 14 (46.67%) RESTful
5 13 (43.33%) Scrum
5 13 (43.33%) MongoDB
6 12 (40.00%) REST
6 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 12 (40.00%) JSON
7 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
7 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
7 11 (36.67%) HTML
8 10 (33.33%) Spring Boot
8 10 (33.33%) Microservices
8 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 10 (33.33%) Kafka
9 9 (30.00%) Go
9 9 (30.00%) Dropwizard
9 9 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (30.00%) iXBRL
10 8 (26.67%) Neo4j
10 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (26.67%) JAX-RS
10 8 (26.67%) HTTP
10 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
10 8 (26.67%) Web Design
10 8 (26.67%) Linux
10 8 (26.67%) TDD
11 7 (23.33%) Unix
11 7 (23.33%) Mac OS X

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) MongoDB
2 12 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 8 (26.67%) Neo4j
4 5 (16.67%) Big Data
5 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) JBehave
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) Spring
2 14 (46.67%) RESTful
3 12 (40.00%) JSON
3 12 (40.00%) REST
4 11 (36.67%) Hibernate
4 11 (36.67%) HTML
5 10 (33.33%) Kafka
5 10 (33.33%) Spring Boot
6 9 (30.00%) Dropwizard
6 9 (30.00%) iXBRL
7 8 (26.67%) JAX-RS
8 6 (20.00%) J2EE
8 6 (20.00%) XML
9 5 (16.67%) CSS
9 5 (16.67%) Web Services
10 1 (3.33%) Grails
10 1 (3.33%) JAXB
10 1 (3.33%) SAX
10 1 (3.33%) Spring Web Flow
10 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Mac OS X
2 7 (23.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Scrum
3 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
4 10 (33.33%) Microservices
5 9 (30.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
6 8 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (26.67%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) Web Design
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
8 3 (10.00%) BDD
9 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (6.67%) High Availability
10 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (3.33%) DevOps
10 1 (3.33%) Kanban
10 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (3.33%) Software Delivery
10 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) Go
3 4 (13.33%) Scala
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) Perforce