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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 10 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 41 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.93% 7.75% 6.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.37% 19.44% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 11
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£316 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.90% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £330 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -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
135 108 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.00% 39.85% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 83 39
Average daily rate £325 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £145.00 £15.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+850.81% -39.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 (51.61%) Web Services
2 60 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (32.26%) J2EE
4 39 (31.45%) XML
4 39 (31.45%) Spring
5 38 (30.65%) TDD
6 35 (28.23%) Hibernate
6 35 (28.23%) JavaScript
6 35 (28.23%) SQL
6 35 (28.23%) Scala
7 32 (25.81%) BDD
7 32 (25.81%) OO
8 30 (24.19%) HTML
9 27 (21.77%) SOAP
10 25 (20.16%) UML
11 24 (19.35%) Maven
11 24 (19.35%) Play Framework
12 23 (18.55%) Akka
13 21 (16.94%) Scrum
13 21 (16.94%) Web Development
14 20 (16.13%) Finance
14 20 (16.13%) Ant
15 19 (15.32%) CSS
15 19 (15.32%) SVG
15 19 (15.32%) Process Management
15 19 (15.32%) Batik
15 19 (15.32%) CouchDB
15 19 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
15 19 (15.32%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (14.52%) Oracle

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.65%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.65%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.42%) Apache
5 2 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.61%) FileNet
5 2 (1.61%) Node.js
6 1 (0.81%) Confluence
6 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.81%) Mule
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.32%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (15.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (1.61%) SSL
2 2 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.32%) CouchDB
2 15 (12.10%) Relational Database
3 11 (8.87%) RDBMS
4 10 (8.06%) MongoDB
5 9 (7.26%) SQL Server
6 8 (6.45%) DB2
7 5 (4.03%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.42%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.42%) Pentaho
8 3 (2.42%) MySQL
9 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.81%) Big Data
9 1 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (19.35%) Maven
2 20 (16.13%) Ant
3 15 (12.10%) JUnit
3 15 (12.10%) Apache Ivy
4 13 (10.48%) Selenium
5 9 (7.26%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.45%) Subversion
6 8 (6.45%) WebDriver
7 7 (5.65%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.84%) JBehave
9 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
10 4 (3.23%) Hudson
10 4 (3.23%) JIRA
10 4 (3.23%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.42%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (2.42%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.42%) CruiseControl
11 3 (2.42%) JMeter
12 2 (1.61%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.61%) TestNG
General
1 20 (16.13%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Banking
3 3 (2.42%) Legal
4 2 (1.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (65.32%) Developer
2 46 (37.10%) Java Developer
3 23 (18.55%) Architect
4 13 (10.48%) Scala Developer
5 12 (9.68%) Java Architect
6 9 (7.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 8 (6.45%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.84%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.84%) Development Team Leader
8 6 (4.84%) Perl Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Java Team Leader
9 5 (4.03%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.23%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Consultant
10 4 (3.23%) Integration Manager
10 4 (3.23%) Integration Project Manager
10 4 (3.23%) Lead Architect
11 3 (2.42%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (51.61%) Web Services
2 40 (32.26%) J2EE
3 39 (31.45%) XML
3 39 (31.45%) Spring
4 35 (28.23%) Hibernate
5 30 (24.19%) HTML
6 27 (21.77%) SOAP
7 24 (19.35%) Play Framework
8 23 (18.55%) Akka
9 19 (15.32%) CSS
9 19 (15.32%) SVG
9 19 (15.32%) Batik
10 13 (10.48%) JPA
10 13 (10.48%) RESTful
11 12 (9.68%) Spring Web Flow
11 12 (9.68%) jQuery
12 11 (8.87%) Struts
13 10 (8.06%) XSLT
13 10 (8.06%) REST
14 9 (7.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Open Source
2 7 (5.65%) Mathematics
2 7 (5.65%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.84%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (2.42%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.61%) GIS
5 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.81%) iSeries
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) AS400
6 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.84%) Linux
1 6 (4.84%) UNIX
2 3 (2.42%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.65%) TDD
3 32 (25.81%) BDD
3 32 (25.81%) OO
4 25 (20.16%) UML
5 21 (16.94%) Scrum
5 21 (16.94%) Web Development
6 19 (15.32%) Process Management
7 13 (10.48%) RAD
7 13 (10.48%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.68%) MVC
9 9 (7.26%) Mobile Commerce
10 7 (5.65%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (4.84%) SOA
12 5 (4.03%) Test Automation
12 5 (4.03%) Automated Testing
13 4 (3.23%) Configuration Management
13 4 (3.23%) OOD
13 4 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.23%) JavaScript
1 35 (28.23%) SQL
1 35 (28.23%) Scala
2 7 (5.65%) Perl
3 6 (4.84%) Groovy
4 3 (2.42%) PHP
4 3 (2.42%) C#
5 2 (1.61%) C++
5 2 (1.61%) XQuery
5 2 (1.61%) XPath
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby
6 1 (0.81%) Python
6 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) Degree
1 8 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.52%) Oracle
2 5 (4.03%) IBM
3 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.23%) Thunderhead
3 4 (3.23%) Guidewire
4 3 (2.42%) Talend
4 3 (2.42%) JBoss
5 2 (1.61%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) Twitter
6 1 (0.81%) Informatica
6 1 (0.81%) Red Hat
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