The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cardiff region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 10 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 54 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.74% 4.37% 7.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.60% 15.49% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 10 15
Average daily rate
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£308 £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% -45.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
133 71 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.84% 28.17% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 51 54
Average daily rate £300 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
South Wales

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 65 (54.62%) Web Services
2 47 (39.50%) Scala
3 46 (38.66%) TDD
4 44 (36.97%) Spring
5 43 (36.13%) BDD
6 40 (33.61%) OO
7 37 (31.09%) SQL
7 37 (31.09%) J2EE
8 35 (29.41%) Hibernate
8 35 (29.41%) Play Framework
9 34 (28.57%) Akka
9 34 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 28 (23.53%) HTML
10 28 (23.53%) Scrum
11 27 (22.69%) Web Development
12 26 (21.85%) Maven
12 26 (21.85%) SOAP
13 25 (21.01%) Process Management
13 25 (21.01%) SVG
13 25 (21.01%) Finance
13 25 (21.01%) Batik
13 25 (21.01%) CouchDB
13 25 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
13 25 (21.01%) Cloud Computing
14 24 (20.17%) UML
14 24 (20.17%) Ant
15 23 (19.33%) XML
16 20 (16.81%) Apache Ivy
17 18 (15.13%) CSS
18 17 (14.29%) JUnit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.20%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.52%) Apache
5 2 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.84%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.01%) Cloud Computing
1 25 (21.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) HTTP
2 3 (2.52%) SSL
2 3 (2.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) CouchDB
2 12 (10.08%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.24%) RDBMS
4 9 (7.56%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.36%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.52%) Pentaho
7 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.84%) MySQL
8 1 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (21.85%) Maven
2 24 (20.17%) Ant
3 20 (16.81%) Apache Ivy
4 17 (14.29%) JUnit
5 14 (11.76%) Selenium
6 10 (8.40%) WebDriver
7 9 (7.56%) JBehave
8 8 (6.72%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.88%) Subversion
9 7 (5.88%) Jenkins
10 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
11 5 (4.20%) Mercurial
12 4 (3.36%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.52%) Hudson
13 3 (2.52%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (2.52%) CruiseControl
13 3 (2.52%) JIRA
14 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
14 2 (1.68%) JMeter
15 1 (0.84%) TestNG
General
1 25 (21.01%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Banking
3 6 (5.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (66.39%) Developer
2 38 (31.93%) Java Developer
3 23 (19.33%) Scala Developer
4 22 (18.49%) Architect
5 15 (12.61%) Java Architect
6 8 (6.72%) Team Leader
6 8 (6.72%) Development Team Leader
6 8 (6.72%) Perl Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Java Team Leader
7 6 (5.04%) Consultant
7 6 (5.04%) Lead Architect
8 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Analyst
9 4 (3.36%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.36%) Integration Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Integration Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (2.52%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (54.62%) Web Services
2 44 (36.97%) Spring
3 37 (31.09%) J2EE
4 35 (29.41%) Hibernate
4 35 (29.41%) Play Framework
5 34 (28.57%) Akka
6 28 (23.53%) HTML
7 26 (21.85%) SOAP
8 25 (21.01%) SVG
8 25 (21.01%) Batik
9 23 (19.33%) XML
10 18 (15.13%) CSS
11 16 (13.45%) JPA
11 16 (13.45%) RESTful
12 15 (12.61%) Struts
13 14 (11.76%) Spring Web Flow
13 14 (11.76%) Java EE
14 12 (10.08%) jQuery
15 9 (7.56%) JMS
16 8 (6.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Mathematics
1 9 (7.56%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.04%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (2.52%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.52%) Open Source
3 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.52%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.68%) GIS
5 1 (0.84%) AS400
5 1 (0.84%) iSeries
5 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.40%) UNIX
2 6 (5.04%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) Windows
4 1 (0.84%) Solaris
4 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (38.66%) TDD
2 43 (36.13%) BDD
3 40 (33.61%) OO
4 28 (23.53%) Scrum
5 27 (22.69%) Web Development
6 25 (21.01%) Process Management
7 24 (20.17%) UML
8 17 (14.29%) MVC
9 15 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (11.76%) RAD
11 13 (10.92%) Software Engineering
12 11 (9.24%) Mobile Commerce
13 9 (7.56%) SOA
13 9 (7.56%) Unit Testing
14 8 (6.72%) Test Automation
15 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
16 5 (4.20%) Automated Testing
16 5 (4.20%) Waterfall
17 4 (3.36%) Responsive Web Design
17 4 (3.36%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.50%) Scala
2 37 (31.09%) SQL
3 34 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.72%) Perl
5 7 (5.88%) Groovy
6 3 (2.52%) XQuery
6 3 (2.52%) XPath
7 2 (1.68%) PHP
7 2 (1.68%) C#
7 2 (1.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (7.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (9.24%) Oracle
2 4 (3.36%) Thunderhead
2 4 (3.36%) IBM
2 4 (3.36%) Guidewire
3 3 (2.52%) HP
3 3 (2.52%) Zend
3 3 (2.52%) Talend
3 3 (2.52%) JBoss
4 1 (0.84%) Informatica
4 1 (0.84%) Red Hat
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £170 per day
Posted: 25 days ago