The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 5 12 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 43 52 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.69% 13.10% 5.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.39% 26.94% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 39 13
Median daily rate £413 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £405 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £43.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.53% +15.00%

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
112 193 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 40.88% 48.61% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 158 127
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £26.00 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +8.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Java.

1 50 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (42.67%) Spring
3 31 (41.33%) JSON
4 26 (34.67%) Scrum
5 25 (33.33%) Linux
5 25 (33.33%) RESTful
6 23 (30.67%) HTML
7 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
7 22 (29.33%) MongoDB
7 22 (29.33%) Microservices
8 21 (28.00%) Kafka
9 20 (26.67%) Hibernate
10 19 (25.33%) Cucumber
10 19 (25.33%) Spring Boot
11 18 (24.00%) REST
12 17 (22.67%) Dropwizard
12 17 (22.67%) Continuous Deployment
12 17 (22.67%) Finance
13 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
13 16 (21.33%) Relational Database
13 16 (21.33%) Go
14 15 (20.00%) iXBRL
14 15 (20.00%) HTTP
15 14 (18.67%) Configuration Management
16 13 (17.33%) CSS
16 13 (17.33%) Selenium
16 13 (17.33%) JAX-RS
16 13 (17.33%) Neo4j
17 12 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
17 12 (16.00%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.33%) JBoss
2 2 (2.67%) Apache
2 2 (2.67%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.67%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.33%) Confluence
3 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.33%) MongoDB
2 16 (21.33%) Relational Database
3 13 (17.33%) Neo4j
4 7 (9.33%) Big Data
5 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.67%) HBase
8 1 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Cucumber
2 13 (17.33%) Selenium
3 9 (12.00%) JMeter
4 8 (10.67%) LoadRunner
5 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.00%) SoapUI
5 6 (8.00%) Subversion
6 5 (6.67%) Rational Performance Tester
7 4 (5.33%) JUnit
8 3 (4.00%) The Grinder
9 2 (2.67%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.67%) JBehave
9 2 (2.67%) JIRA
9 2 (2.67%) WinRunner
10 1 (1.33%) Ant
10 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.33%) Hudson
10 1 (1.33%) Maven
10 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Games
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (72.00%) Developer
2 41 (54.67%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Tester
5 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Angular Developer
7 4 (5.33%) HTML Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Performance Tester
7 4 (5.33%) Scala Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Performance Tester
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Tester
8 3 (4.00%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (42.67%) Spring
2 31 (41.33%) JSON
3 25 (33.33%) RESTful
4 23 (30.67%) HTML
5 21 (28.00%) Kafka
6 20 (26.67%) Hibernate
7 19 (25.33%) Spring Boot
8 18 (24.00%) REST
9 17 (22.67%) Dropwizard
10 15 (20.00%) iXBRL
11 13 (17.33%) CSS
11 13 (17.33%) JAX-RS
12 9 (12.00%) J2EE
13 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
13 7 (9.33%) CSS3
13 7 (9.33%) HTML5
13 7 (9.33%) Web Services
13 7 (9.33%) XML
14 6 (8.00%) LESS
15 4 (5.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Telematics
2 3 (4.00%) Fintech
3 1 (1.33%) iPad
3 1 (1.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (16.00%) Mac OS X
2 12 (16.00%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) CentOS
3 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.67%) Scrum
3 22 (29.33%) Microservices
3 22 (29.33%) Software Engineering
4 17 (22.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 14 (18.67%) Configuration Management
6 12 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (16.00%) TDD
6 12 (16.00%) Web Design
7 7 (9.33%) BDD
7 7 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.33%) Performance Testing
7 7 (9.33%) Web Development
8 6 (8.00%) DevOps
8 6 (8.00%) Open Source
8 6 (8.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.67%) RAD
9 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.33%) Go
2 11 (14.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.33%) SQL
4 5 (6.67%) Groovy
4 5 (6.67%) Scala
5 2 (2.67%) ABAP
5 2 (2.67%) C
5 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.33%) Python
6 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) ISEB
4 5 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.33%) Consul
3 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle
2 6 (8.00%) HP
3 3 (4.00%) Siebel
4 2 (2.67%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.33%) PagerDuty