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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 28 30 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 21 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.57% 1.80% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.74% 1.90% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £315 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £386 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
366 263 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.08% 94.60% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 176 116
Average daily rate £350 £330 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 10
Average hourly rate £14.75 £18.97 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.24% +17.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.13 £12.50 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (69.77%) XML
3 27 (62.79%) J2EE
4 25 (58.14%) Spring
5 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
5 22 (51.16%) Hibernate
6 21 (48.84%) HTML
7 19 (44.19%) SQL
7 19 (44.19%) Web Services
8 12 (27.91%) UML
8 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
9 11 (25.58%) XSLT
9 11 (25.58%) RAD
9 11 (25.58%) RDBMS
10 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (20.93%) SOAP
12 8 (18.60%) CSS
12 8 (18.60%) DB2
12 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
12 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
13 7 (16.28%) Open Source
13 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
13 7 (16.28%) OO
13 7 (16.28%) TDD
14 6 (13.95%) Scrum
14 6 (13.95%) Maven
15 5 (11.63%) JSF
15 5 (11.63%) Ajax
15 5 (11.63%) IBM
15 5 (11.63%) Tomcat

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.30%) FileNet
2 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.98%) Confluence
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.65%) JBoss
5 1 (2.33%) Mule
5 1 (2.33%) LiveCycle
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) Relational Database
2 11 (25.58%) RDBMS
3 8 (18.60%) DB2
4 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.98%) MySQL
6 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.33%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Maven
2 4 (9.30%) Subversion
3 3 (6.98%) Hudson
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 3 (6.98%) Selenium
3 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.98%) JUnit
4 2 (4.65%) Ant
4 2 (4.65%) JMeter
4 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.33%) Spock
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.33%) DbUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) XML
2 27 (62.79%) J2EE
3 25 (58.14%) Spring
4 22 (51.16%) Hibernate
5 21 (48.84%) HTML
6 19 (44.19%) Web Services
7 11 (25.58%) XSLT
8 9 (20.93%) SOAP
9 8 (18.60%) CSS
10 5 (11.63%) JSF
10 5 (11.63%) Ajax
10 5 (11.63%) Servlets
11 4 (9.30%) JSP
11 4 (9.30%) REST
12 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
12 3 (6.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (6.98%) jQuery
12 3 (6.98%) JPA
12 3 (6.98%) Java EE
12 3 (6.98%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Open Source
2 1 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.33%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) UML
2 11 (25.58%) RAD
3 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) OO
4 7 (16.28%) TDD
5 6 (13.95%) Scrum
6 4 (9.30%) MVC
7 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.65%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (4.65%) DSDM
8 2 (4.65%) RUP
8 2 (4.65%) Pair Programming
8 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Release Management
8 2 (4.65%) Web Development
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.65%) Load Testing
8 2 (4.65%) BDD
8 2 (4.65%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (51.16%) JavaScript
3 19 (44.19%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Python
4 3 (6.98%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) Scala
5 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) SC Cleared
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) IBM
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Twitter
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Kofax
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe
4 1 (2.33%) ILOG
4 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago