The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Java 62 49 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.46% 13.21% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.05% 37.40% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 12
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£300 £308 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +11.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
Java
South Wales

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
172 131 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.89% 35.31% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 97 58
Average daily rate £330 £315 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £14.64 £15.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 41 (47.67%) OO
2 40 (46.51%) HTML
2 40 (46.51%) Spring
3 36 (41.86%) Oracle
4 35 (40.70%) Web Services
5 34 (39.53%) XML
5 34 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (37.21%) JavaScript
7 31 (36.05%) AngularJS
8 30 (34.88%) SOAP
9 27 (31.40%) SQL
10 26 (30.23%) Struts
10 26 (30.23%) JDBC
10 26 (30.23%) JSP
10 26 (30.23%) TDD
11 25 (29.07%) HTTP
12 24 (27.91%) MySQL
13 22 (25.58%) Web Development
13 22 (25.58%) Relational Database
13 22 (25.58%) JPA
14 20 (23.26%) Hibernate
15 19 (22.09%) MongoDB
16 18 (20.93%) J2EE
17 16 (18.60%) UNIX
18 15 (17.44%) Linux
18 15 (17.44%) Scrum
18 15 (17.44%) jQuery
19 14 (16.28%) Scala
19 14 (16.28%) CSS
20 13 (15.12%) Perl

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.79%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (10.47%) JBoss
3 5 (5.81%) Confluence
4 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.49%) Apache
6 2 (2.33%) Mule
6 2 (2.33%) WildFly
6 2 (2.33%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.16%) nginx
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.07%) HTTP
2 2 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.91%) MySQL
2 22 (25.58%) Relational Database
3 19 (22.09%) MongoDB
4 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.16%) Adabas
7 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.16%) DB2
7 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Selenium
2 12 (13.95%) Maven
2 12 (13.95%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.79%) Subversion
4 10 (11.63%) JMeter
5 9 (10.47%) Eclipse
6 7 (8.14%) JIRA
6 7 (8.14%) Hudson
7 6 (6.98%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.81%) WebDriver
8 5 (5.81%) Spock
8 5 (5.81%) Geb
9 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.65%) AdminStudio
10 3 (3.49%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (3.49%) QUnit
10 3 (3.49%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.49%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.33%) MSI
11 2 (2.33%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (9.30%) Legal
2 7 (8.14%) Finance
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (65.12%) Developer
2 42 (48.84%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.14%) Architect
4 6 (6.98%) Tester
4 6 (6.98%) Analyst
4 6 (6.98%) Perl Developer
4 6 (6.98%) AWS Developer
5 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Systems Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Performance Tester
7 3 (3.49%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (2.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.33%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (46.51%) HTML
1 40 (46.51%) Spring
2 35 (40.70%) Web Services
3 34 (39.53%) XML
4 31 (36.05%) AngularJS
5 30 (34.88%) SOAP
6 26 (30.23%) Struts
6 26 (30.23%) JDBC
6 26 (30.23%) JSP
7 22 (25.58%) JPA
8 20 (23.26%) Hibernate
9 18 (20.93%) J2EE
10 15 (17.44%) jQuery
11 14 (16.28%) CSS
12 12 (13.95%) RESTful
12 12 (13.95%) Mojolicious
13 11 (12.79%) OAuth
14 8 (9.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (6.98%) JSF
16 5 (5.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.16%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) UNIX
2 15 (17.44%) Linux
3 6 (6.98%) Windows
3 6 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.98%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) CentOS
4 2 (2.33%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (47.67%) OO
2 34 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (30.23%) TDD
4 22 (25.58%) Web Development
5 15 (17.44%) Scrum
6 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.47%) Performance Testing
7 9 (10.47%) Open Source
7 9 (10.47%) DevOps
8 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.14%) Configuration Management
9 7 (8.14%) ITIL
10 5 (5.81%) UML
10 5 (5.81%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (5.81%) RAD
10 5 (5.81%) RUP
10 5 (5.81%) DSDM
10 5 (5.81%) Release Management
10 5 (5.81%) Pair Programming
10 5 (5.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.21%) JavaScript
2 27 (31.40%) SQL
3 14 (16.28%) Scala
4 13 (15.12%) Perl
5 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.81%) Ruby
7 3 (3.49%) BeanShell
8 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.16%) Python
8 1 (1.16%) NATURAL
8 1 (1.16%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) C#
8 1 (1.16%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 4 (4.65%) Shibboleth
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.16%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
1 4 (4.65%) Windows Intune
1 4 (4.65%) SCSM
2 3 (3.49%) Puppet
3 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.16%) Ansible
4 1 (1.16%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 36 (41.86%) Oracle
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.98%) IBM
3 6 (6.98%) Red Hat
4 5 (5.81%) VMware
4 5 (5.81%) Twitter
5 3 (3.49%) Google
6 2 (2.33%) AppSense
6 2 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (1.16%) Micro Focus
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