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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 20 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 26 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.84% 1.48% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.03% 1.58% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 7
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£250 £318 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +58.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £312 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £324 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
370 253 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.37% 93.70% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 183 107
Average daily rate £350 £330 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.48% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 £12.60 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.10 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (67.39%) XML
3 30 (65.22%) Spring
4 29 (63.04%) J2EE
5 26 (56.52%) Hibernate
6 24 (52.17%) Web Services
7 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 23 (50.00%) SQL
8 18 (39.13%) HTML
9 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (26.09%) UML
10 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
11 11 (23.91%) RAD
11 11 (23.91%) Maven
11 11 (23.91%) RDBMS
12 10 (21.74%) Finance
12 10 (21.74%) XSLT
12 10 (21.74%) CSS
12 10 (21.74%) SOAP
13 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
13 8 (17.39%) DB2
14 7 (15.22%) Ant
14 7 (15.22%) JSP
14 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
15 6 (13.04%) OO
15 6 (13.04%) Scrum
15 6 (13.04%) Spring Web Flow
15 6 (13.04%) JPA
16 5 (10.87%) Ajax
16 5 (10.87%) Servlets

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 7 (15.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.52%) Apache
5 2 (4.35%) FileNet
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 11 (23.91%) RDBMS
3 8 (17.39%) DB2
4 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Maven
2 7 (15.22%) Ant
3 4 (8.70%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (4.35%) JUnit
4 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.35%) JMeter
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (67.39%) XML
2 30 (65.22%) Spring
3 29 (63.04%) J2EE
4 26 (56.52%) Hibernate
5 24 (52.17%) Web Services
6 18 (39.13%) HTML
7 10 (21.74%) SOAP
7 10 (21.74%) CSS
7 10 (21.74%) XSLT
8 7 (15.22%) JSP
9 6 (13.04%) Spring Web Flow
9 6 (13.04%) JPA
10 5 (10.87%) Servlets
10 5 (10.87%) Struts
10 5 (10.87%) Ajax
11 4 (8.70%) J2SE
12 3 (6.52%) JSF
13 2 (4.35%) Tapestry
13 2 (4.35%) REST
13 2 (4.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Open Source
2 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) UML
3 11 (23.91%) RAD
4 6 (13.04%) OO
4 6 (13.04%) Scrum
5 4 (8.70%) MVC
5 4 (8.70%) OOD
6 3 (6.52%) TDD
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.35%) Load Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.35%) Web Development
7 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.17%) Mobile Commerce
8 1 (2.17%) RUP
8 1 (2.17%) DSDM
8 1 (2.17%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.17%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.17%) Python
3 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle
1 4 (8.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Twitter
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