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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 11 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 39 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.60% 6.62% 6.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.95% 17.43% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 11
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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 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
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
126 109 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 34.24% 37.98% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 82 43
Average daily rate £300 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -39.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 61 (50.83%) Web Services
2 45 (37.50%) TDD
2 45 (37.50%) Spring
2 45 (37.50%) Scala
3 39 (32.50%) SQL
4 37 (30.83%) OO
4 37 (30.83%) Hibernate
4 37 (30.83%) BDD
5 35 (29.17%) J2EE
6 32 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 30 (25.00%) Play Framework
8 29 (24.17%) Akka
9 28 (23.33%) HTML
10 26 (21.67%) XML
10 26 (21.67%) SOAP
10 26 (21.67%) Scrum
10 26 (21.67%) Maven
11 24 (20.00%) Web Development
11 24 (20.00%) Finance
11 24 (20.00%) UML
12 23 (19.17%) Ant
13 22 (18.33%) SVG
13 22 (18.33%) Process Management
13 22 (18.33%) Batik
13 22 (18.33%) CouchDB
13 22 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (18.33%) Cloud Computing
14 19 (15.83%) Apache Ivy
15 17 (14.17%) RESTful
15 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.83%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.83%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.83%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.50%) Apache
4 2 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.83%) Mule
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.83%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.33%) Cloud Computing
1 22 (18.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.33%) HTTP
2 2 (1.67%) SSL
2 2 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) CouchDB
2 12 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (9.17%) RDBMS
4 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.50%) Pentaho
6 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.67%) MySQL
8 1 (0.83%) Big Data
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (21.67%) Maven
2 23 (19.17%) Ant
3 19 (15.83%) Apache Ivy
4 16 (13.33%) JUnit
5 13 (10.83%) Selenium
6 8 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 8 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 7 (5.83%) JBehave
7 7 (5.83%) Jenkins
8 6 (5.00%) Subversion
9 5 (4.17%) Git (software)
10 4 (3.33%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (2.50%) Hudson
11 3 (2.50%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.50%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.67%) JIRA
12 2 (1.67%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.67%) JMeter
13 1 (0.83%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (65.00%) Developer
2 39 (32.50%) Java Developer
3 22 (18.33%) Architect
4 18 (15.00%) Scala Developer
5 14 (11.67%) Java Architect
6 9 (7.50%) Perl Developer
7 8 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 8 (6.67%) Development Team Leader
7 8 (6.67%) Java Team Leader
8 6 (5.00%) Consultant
8 6 (5.00%) Lead Architect
9 5 (4.17%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.17%) Analyst
10 4 (3.33%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.33%) Integration Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (3.33%) Integration Project Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (50.83%) Web Services
2 45 (37.50%) Spring
3 37 (30.83%) Hibernate
4 35 (29.17%) J2EE
5 30 (25.00%) Play Framework
6 29 (24.17%) Akka
7 28 (23.33%) HTML
8 26 (21.67%) SOAP
8 26 (21.67%) XML
9 22 (18.33%) SVG
9 22 (18.33%) Batik
10 17 (14.17%) RESTful
10 17 (14.17%) CSS
11 16 (13.33%) JPA
12 15 (12.50%) Struts
13 14 (11.67%) Spring Web Flow
13 14 (11.67%) jQuery
13 14 (11.67%) Java EE
14 9 (7.50%) JMS
14 9 (7.50%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Mathematics
1 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
3 4 (3.33%) Open Source
4 3 (2.50%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.67%) GIS
5 2 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.83%) AS400
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.83%) iSeries
6 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.50%) UNIX
2 6 (5.00%) Linux
3 3 (2.50%) Windows
4 1 (0.83%) Solaris
4 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.50%) TDD
2 37 (30.83%) OO
2 37 (30.83%) BDD
3 26 (21.67%) Scrum
4 24 (20.00%) UML
4 24 (20.00%) Web Development
5 22 (18.33%) Process Management
6 17 (14.17%) MVC
6 17 (14.17%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (13.33%) Software Engineering
8 14 (11.67%) RAD
9 11 (9.17%) Mobile Commerce
10 9 (7.50%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.00%) SOA
12 5 (4.17%) Automated Testing
12 5 (4.17%) Waterfall
13 4 (3.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (3.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.50%) Scala
2 39 (32.50%) SQL
3 32 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 9 (7.50%) Perl
5 6 (5.00%) Groovy
6 2 (1.67%) XPath
6 2 (1.67%) XQuery
6 2 (1.67%) PHP
6 2 (1.67%) C#
6 2 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.83%) Oracle
2 4 (3.33%) Thunderhead
2 4 (3.33%) IBM
2 4 (3.33%) Guidewire
3 3 (2.50%) Talend
3 3 (2.50%) JBoss
4 2 (1.67%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) Informatica
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.83%) Zend
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