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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 31 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 6 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.21% 8.71% 7.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 8.88% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 27 24
Median daily rate £450 £300 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.94% +25.73%
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
267 439 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 98.52% 97.99% 98.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 361 283
Median daily rate £375 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.78 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -1.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.00 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) Spring
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) J2EE
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) REST
7 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (25.00%) SOAP
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) JSF
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
8 3 (18.75%) Maven
8 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (18.75%) Open Source
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
9 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
9 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
9 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
9 2 (12.50%) Hudson
9 2 (12.50%) Splunk

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 2 (12.50%) Confluence
1 2 (12.50%) FileNet
1 2 (12.50%) LiveCycle
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) Ant
3 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (12.50%) Hudson
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
4 1 (6.25%) JBehave
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) Spring
2 7 (43.75%) J2EE
3 6 (37.50%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) REST
4 5 (31.25%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (25.00%) JSF
5 4 (25.00%) SOAP
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) CSS
6 2 (12.50%) EJB
6 2 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (12.50%) J2SE
6 2 (12.50%) JSON
6 2 (12.50%) RESTful
7 1 (6.25%) Akka
7 1 (6.25%) CSS3
7 1 (6.25%) JAXB
7 1 (6.25%) Play Framework
7 1 (6.25%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Open Source
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Document Management
5 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (12.50%) System Testing
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.25%) High Availability
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) OOP
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) BC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe
1 2 (12.50%) ILOG
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) Splunk
2 1 (6.25%) Perforce