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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 49 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.28% 5.00% 6.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.58% 16.05% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 12 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -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 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
127 81 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.42% 31.15% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 58 53
Average daily rate £300 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
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
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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 30 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 30 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 64 (54.24%) Web Services
2 46 (38.98%) Scala
3 45 (38.14%) TDD
4 44 (37.29%) Spring
5 42 (35.59%) BDD
6 39 (33.05%) OO
7 37 (31.36%) SQL
7 37 (31.36%) J2EE
8 35 (29.66%) Hibernate
9 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
9 34 (28.81%) Play Framework
10 33 (27.97%) Akka
11 28 (23.73%) HTML
11 28 (23.73%) Scrum
12 26 (22.03%) Maven
12 26 (22.03%) Web Development
12 26 (22.03%) SOAP
13 25 (21.19%) Finance
14 24 (20.34%) Batik
14 24 (20.34%) UML
14 24 (20.34%) Ant
14 24 (20.34%) Process Management
14 24 (20.34%) SVG
14 24 (20.34%) CouchDB
14 24 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
14 24 (20.34%) Cloud Computing
15 23 (19.49%) XML
16 20 (16.95%) Apache Ivy
17 18 (15.25%) CSS
18 17 (14.41%) JUnit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (7.63%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.93%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.24%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.54%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.85%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.34%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (20.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) HTTP
2 3 (2.54%) Internet
2 3 (2.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.34%) CouchDB
2 12 (10.17%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.32%) RDBMS
4 9 (7.63%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.54%) Pentaho
7 3 (2.54%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.85%) Big Data
8 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (22.03%) Maven
2 24 (20.34%) Ant
3 20 (16.95%) Apache Ivy
4 17 (14.41%) JUnit
5 14 (11.86%) Selenium
6 10 (8.47%) WebDriver
7 9 (7.63%) JBehave
8 8 (6.78%) Cucumber
9 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
9 7 (5.93%) Subversion
10 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
11 5 (4.24%) Mercurial
12 4 (3.39%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.54%) Talend Open Studio
13 3 (2.54%) Hudson
13 3 (2.54%) JIRA
13 3 (2.54%) CruiseControl
14 2 (1.69%) JMeter
14 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
15 1 (0.85%) TestNG
General
1 25 (21.19%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Banking
3 6 (5.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (66.10%) Developer
2 38 (32.20%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.64%) Architect
3 22 (18.64%) Scala Developer
4 15 (12.71%) Java Architect
5 8 (6.78%) Java Team Leader
5 8 (6.78%) Team Leader
5 8 (6.78%) Development Team Leader
5 8 (6.78%) Perl Developer
6 6 (5.08%) Lead Architect
6 6 (5.08%) Consultant
7 5 (4.24%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Integration Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) Integration Project Manager
8 4 (3.39%) Analyst
8 4 (3.39%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.39%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (2.54%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (54.24%) Web Services
2 44 (37.29%) Spring
3 37 (31.36%) J2EE
4 35 (29.66%) Hibernate
5 34 (28.81%) Play Framework
6 33 (27.97%) Akka
7 28 (23.73%) HTML
8 26 (22.03%) SOAP
9 24 (20.34%) Batik
9 24 (20.34%) SVG
10 23 (19.49%) XML
11 18 (15.25%) CSS
12 16 (13.56%) JPA
12 16 (13.56%) RESTful
13 15 (12.71%) Struts
14 14 (11.86%) Spring Web Flow
14 14 (11.86%) Java EE
15 12 (10.17%) jQuery
16 9 (7.63%) JMS
17 8 (6.78%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
1 9 (7.63%) Mathematics
2 6 (5.08%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (2.54%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.54%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.54%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.54%) Open Source
4 2 (1.69%) GIS
5 1 (0.85%) iSeries
5 1 (0.85%) AS400
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) UNIX
2 6 (5.08%) Linux
3 3 (2.54%) Windows
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.85%) Solaris
4 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.14%) TDD
2 42 (35.59%) BDD
3 39 (33.05%) OO
4 28 (23.73%) Scrum
5 26 (22.03%) Web Development
6 24 (20.34%) UML
6 24 (20.34%) Process Management
7 17 (14.41%) MVC
8 15 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (11.86%) RAD
10 13 (11.02%) Software Engineering
11 11 (9.32%) Mobile Commerce
12 9 (7.63%) Unit Testing
12 9 (7.63%) SOA
13 8 (6.78%) Test Automation
14 7 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
15 5 (4.24%) Waterfall
15 5 (4.24%) Automated Testing
16 4 (3.39%) OOD
16 4 (3.39%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.98%) Scala
2 37 (31.36%) SQL
3 34 (28.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.78%) Perl
5 7 (5.93%) Groovy
6 3 (2.54%) XQuery
6 3 (2.54%) XPath
7 2 (1.69%) PHP
7 2 (1.69%) C#
7 2 (1.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (9.32%) Oracle
2 4 (3.39%) Thunderhead
2 4 (3.39%) IBM
2 4 (3.39%) Guidewire
3 3 (2.54%) Talend
3 3 (2.54%) HP
3 3 (2.54%) JBoss
3 3 (2.54%) Zend
4 1 (0.85%) Informatica
4 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
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