The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 4 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 46 62 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.86% 14.45% 4.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.66% 30.54% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 47 12
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £410 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £390
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +15.02%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
129 203 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.86% 47.32% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 151 93
Median daily rate £401 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.35% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Cardiff region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Cardiff region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Java.

1 51 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.00%) Spring
3 32 (42.67%) Linux
4 29 (38.67%) Microservices
5 27 (36.00%) Scrum
6 26 (34.67%) JSON
6 26 (34.67%) RESTful
6 26 (34.67%) MongoDB
7 23 (30.67%) Kafka
7 23 (30.67%) Hibernate
8 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
8 22 (29.33%) Cucumber
9 21 (28.00%) Spring Boot
10 20 (26.67%) HTTP
10 20 (26.67%) Dropwizard
10 20 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
11 19 (25.33%) REST
12 18 (24.00%) Configuration Management
13 17 (22.67%) HTML
13 17 (22.67%) Go
13 17 (22.67%) Relational Database
14 16 (21.33%) iXBRL
14 16 (21.33%) Finance
15 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
16 14 (18.67%) Neo4j
16 14 (18.67%) JAX-RS
17 13 (17.33%) DevOps
17 13 (17.33%) Responsive Web Design
17 13 (17.33%) Web Design
17 13 (17.33%) Selenium

Java
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 4 (5.33%) Apache
1 4 (5.33%) JBoss
1 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.00%) IIS
2 3 (4.00%) Jetty
2 3 (4.00%) Mongrel
2 3 (4.00%) nginx
2 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Confluence
4 1 (1.33%) Liferay
4 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.00%) Google App Engine
3 3 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Route 53
5 1 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (26.67%) HTTP
2 4 (5.33%) SSL
2 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.00%) DHCP
3 3 (4.00%) DNS
3 3 (4.00%) DSL
3 3 (4.00%) FTP
3 3 (4.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (34.67%) MongoDB
2 17 (22.67%) Relational Database
3 14 (18.67%) Neo4j
4 5 (6.67%) Big Data
4 5 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.67%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.67%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.33%) HBase
7 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.33%) Presto
7 1 (1.33%) Redis
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Cucumber
2 13 (17.33%) Selenium
3 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 9 (12.00%) JMeter
5 8 (10.67%) LoadRunner
6 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (8.00%) SoapUI
8 5 (6.67%) Rational Performance Tester
9 4 (5.33%) JUnit
10 3 (4.00%) The Grinder
10 3 (4.00%) Travis CI
11 2 (2.67%) HP UFT
11 2 (2.67%) JBehave
11 2 (2.67%) Maven
11 2 (2.67%) WinRunner
12 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.33%) Hudson
12 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
12 1 (1.33%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (21.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (66.67%) Developer
2 43 (57.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Architect
4 6 (8.00%) Java Architect
4 6 (8.00%) Tester
5 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Performance Tester
6 4 (5.33%) Scala Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Performance Tester
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Tester
6 4 (5.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Agile Developer
7 3 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (52.00%) Spring
2 26 (34.67%) JSON
2 26 (34.67%) RESTful
3 23 (30.67%) Hibernate
3 23 (30.67%) Kafka
4 21 (28.00%) Spring Boot
5 20 (26.67%) Dropwizard
6 19 (25.33%) REST
7 17 (22.67%) HTML
8 16 (21.33%) iXBRL
9 14 (18.67%) JAX-RS
10 12 (16.00%) J2EE
11 8 (10.67%) XML
12 6 (8.00%) CSS
12 6 (8.00%) Web Services
13 5 (6.67%) Java EE
13 5 (6.67%) SOAP
14 3 (4.00%) .NET
14 3 (4.00%) Servlets
15 2 (2.67%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Fintech
2 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.33%) iPad
2 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.67%) Linux
2 13 (17.33%) Mac OS X
2 13 (17.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) CentOS
3 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (38.67%) Microservices
3 27 (36.00%) Scrum
4 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
5 20 (26.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 18 (24.00%) Configuration Management
7 13 (17.33%) DevOps
7 13 (17.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (17.33%) Web Design
8 11 (14.67%) TDD
9 10 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (9.33%) BDD
10 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.33%) Open Source
10 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
11 6 (8.00%) Test Scripting
12 5 (6.67%) API Design
12 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (6.67%) RAD
12 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) Go
2 10 (13.33%) SQL
3 5 (6.67%) Groovy
3 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (6.67%) Scala
4 2 (2.67%) C
4 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.33%) ABAP
5 1 (1.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (8.00%) ISEB
4 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.00%) Docker
1 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) Ansible
2 6 (8.00%) Terraform
3 5 (6.67%) Puppet
3 5 (6.67%) Rundeck
4 4 (5.33%) Marathon
4 4 (5.33%) Mesos
5 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.33%) Consul
6 1 (1.33%) Fluentd
6 1 (1.33%) Grafana
6 1 (1.33%) Kibana
6 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.33%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle
2 6 (8.00%) HP
3 3 (4.00%) Google
3 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.00%) Siebel
3 3 (4.00%) VMware
4 1 (1.33%) Adobe
4 1 (1.33%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.33%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.33%) PagerDuty
4 1 (1.33%) SAP
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