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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 80 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.94% 10.96% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.33% 30.37% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 38 18
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£325 £259 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.60% -5.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
189 135 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 42.38% 36.10% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 103 80
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.39 £145.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.83% +850.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 51 (48.11%) HTML
2 48 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (45.28%) OO
3 46 (43.40%) Web Services
3 46 (43.40%) Spring
4 44 (41.51%) Oracle
5 41 (38.68%) XML
6 40 (37.74%) SQL
7 38 (35.85%) AngularJS
8 37 (34.91%) SOAP
9 36 (33.96%) JavaScript
10 33 (31.13%) TDD
11 30 (28.30%) HTTP
12 26 (24.53%) J2EE
12 26 (24.53%) Struts
12 26 (24.53%) JDBC
12 26 (24.53%) JSP
12 26 (24.53%) Linux
12 26 (24.53%) MongoDB
13 25 (23.58%) Hibernate
14 24 (22.64%) MySQL
15 22 (20.75%) UNIX
15 22 (20.75%) Web Development
15 22 (20.75%) JPA
15 22 (20.75%) Relational Database
16 21 (19.81%) Selenium
16 21 (19.81%) CSS
17 20 (18.87%) Maven
17 20 (18.87%) Scrum
17 20 (18.87%) Jenkins

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 14 (13.21%) JBoss
2 11 (10.38%) Confluence
2 11 (10.38%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (7.55%) WebSphere
4 7 (6.60%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.72%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.83%) Apache
7 2 (1.89%) WildFly
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.94%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.94%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.30%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.53%) MongoDB
2 24 (22.64%) MySQL
3 22 (20.75%) Relational Database
4 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
5 11 (10.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (10.38%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.94%) Adabas
8 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.94%) DB2
8 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (19.81%) Selenium
2 20 (18.87%) Maven
2 20 (18.87%) Jenkins
3 17 (16.04%) Subversion
4 15 (14.15%) JIRA
4 15 (14.15%) JMeter
5 14 (13.21%) Hudson
6 11 (10.38%) Spock
6 11 (10.38%) Geb
7 9 (8.49%) Eclipse
8 8 (7.55%) Cucumber
9 7 (6.60%) SoapUI
10 5 (4.72%) AdminStudio
10 5 (4.72%) WebDriver
11 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
12 3 (2.83%) QUnit
12 3 (2.83%) Jasmine
12 3 (2.83%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (1.89%) JUnit
14 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (9.43%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (61.32%) Developer
2 50 (47.17%) Java Developer
3 9 (8.49%) Analyst
4 8 (7.55%) Test Analyst
4 8 (7.55%) Architect
4 8 (7.55%) Tester
5 6 (5.66%) Perl Developer
5 6 (5.66%) AWS Developer
6 5 (4.72%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Performance Tester
7 4 (3.77%) Configuration Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Systems Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Configuration Engineer
8 3 (2.83%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (2.83%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (48.11%) HTML
2 46 (43.40%) Web Services
2 46 (43.40%) Spring
3 41 (38.68%) XML
4 38 (35.85%) AngularJS
5 37 (34.91%) SOAP
6 26 (24.53%) Struts
6 26 (24.53%) JDBC
6 26 (24.53%) JSP
6 26 (24.53%) J2EE
7 25 (23.58%) Hibernate
8 22 (20.75%) JPA
9 21 (19.81%) CSS
10 15 (14.15%) jQuery
11 14 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (12.26%) RESTful
12 13 (12.26%) JSF
13 12 (11.32%) Mojolicious
14 11 (10.38%) OAuth
14 11 (10.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
2 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
2 1 (0.94%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.53%) Linux
2 22 (20.75%) UNIX
3 11 (10.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.72%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.72%) Windows
5 2 (1.89%) CentOS
6 1 (0.94%) AIX
6 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (45.28%) OO
1 48 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.13%) TDD
3 22 (20.75%) Web Development
4 20 (18.87%) Scrum
5 19 (17.92%) DevOps
6 16 (15.09%) Open Source
7 15 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.21%) Performance Testing
8 14 (13.21%) Software Engineering
9 13 (12.26%) Configuration Management
10 11 (10.38%) OOA/OOD
10 11 (10.38%) RUP
10 11 (10.38%) DSDM
10 11 (10.38%) Pair Programming
10 11 (10.38%) Release Management
10 11 (10.38%) Test Automation
10 11 (10.38%) SDLC
11 7 (6.60%) Automation Testing
11 7 (6.60%) UML
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.74%) SQL
2 36 (33.96%) JavaScript
3 14 (13.21%) Scala
4 13 (12.26%) PL/SQL
4 13 (12.26%) Perl
5 9 (8.49%) BeanShell
6 5 (4.72%) Ruby
7 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.94%) PHP
7 1 (0.94%) C#
7 1 (0.94%) COBOL
7 1 (0.94%) Python
7 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.94%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.77%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.94%) Docker
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) Puppet
2 5 (4.72%) Windows Intune
2 5 (4.72%) SCSM
2 5 (4.72%) SCCM
3 2 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.94%) Ansible
4 1 (0.94%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 44 (41.51%) Oracle
2 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (10.38%) Red Hat
3 11 (10.38%) Twitter
4 8 (7.55%) VMware
5 6 (5.66%) IBM
6 3 (2.83%) Google
7 1 (0.94%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.94%) Informatica
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