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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 5 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 25 80 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.12% 20.15% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.48% 51.28% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 63 2
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£388 £425 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +102.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £301 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £525 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
143 156 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 52.19% 39.29% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 111 29
Average daily rate £350 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £500 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.38 £27.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.45% -24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £17.70 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) TDD
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
4 14 (36.84%) jQuery
5 13 (34.21%) Perl
5 13 (34.21%) Scala
6 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
7 11 (28.95%) UNIX
7 11 (28.95%) OO
7 11 (28.95%) RESTful
7 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
7 11 (28.95%) Mojolicious
8 10 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (26.32%) Scrum
8 10 (26.32%) OAuth
9 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
9 8 (21.05%) .NET
10 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
10 7 (18.42%) Oracle
10 7 (18.42%) Legal
11 6 (15.79%) Spring
12 5 (13.16%) J2EE
12 5 (13.16%) HTML
12 5 (13.16%) XML
13 4 (10.53%) CSS
13 4 (10.53%) SOA
13 4 (10.53%) Java EE
13 4 (10.53%) BDD
13 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
14 3 (7.89%) Windows 7

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (26.32%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 2 (5.26%) Mule
3 2 (5.26%) Mule ESB
3 2 (5.26%) WildFly
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.63%) nginx
4 1 (2.63%) Zope
4 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.63%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Ingres
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Adabas
3 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) QUnit
1 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
1 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.89%) Karma Test Runner
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) MSI
1 3 (7.89%) InstallShield
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.63%) Hudson
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Continuum
3 1 (2.63%) Rational Application Developer
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) TestNG
3 1 (2.63%) JMeter
3 1 (2.63%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 7 (18.42%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) AWS Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Perl Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Scala Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Designer
8 1 (2.63%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Security Tester
8 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Adabas Natural Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Natural/Adabas Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (36.84%) jQuery
2 11 (28.95%) RESTful
2 11 (28.95%) Mojolicious
3 10 (26.32%) OAuth
4 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
4 8 (21.05%) .NET
5 6 (15.79%) Spring
6 5 (13.16%) J2EE
6 5 (13.16%) HTML
6 5 (13.16%) XML
7 4 (10.53%) CSS
7 4 (10.53%) Java EE
8 3 (7.89%) HTML5
8 3 (7.89%) REST
8 3 (7.89%) CSS3
8 3 (7.89%) Backbone.js
8 3 (7.89%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (7.89%) D3.js
8 3 (7.89%) Ember.js
8 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.26%) NHS
2 2 (5.26%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) UNIX
2 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) TDD
3 12 (31.58%) Software Engineering
4 11 (28.95%) OO
5 10 (26.32%) Scrum
6 4 (10.53%) SOA
6 4 (10.53%) BDD
7 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (7.89%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) UML
8 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.26%) MVC
8 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.26%) DevOps
8 2 (5.26%) User Stories
9 1 (2.63%) Automation Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Analytics
9 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) Perl
2 13 (34.21%) Scala
3 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.89%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.63%) Groovy
6 1 (2.63%) NATURAL
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) COBOL
6 1 (2.63%) C
6 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Ansible
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Google
2 3 (7.89%) AppSense
2 3 (7.89%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) Progress
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.63%) Zend
4 1 (2.63%) Thunderhead
4 1 (2.63%) BEA
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.63%) Micro Focus