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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 40 72 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.46% 16.94% 8.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.85% 29.51% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 56 19
Median daily rate £425 £386 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% -9.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £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
134 244 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.74% 57.41% 52.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 204 133
Median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016, 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 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.82%) JSON
3 20 (29.85%) Linux
4 19 (28.36%) Scrum
5 18 (26.87%) HTML
5 18 (26.87%) Spring
5 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
6 17 (25.37%) Selenium
6 17 (25.37%) RESTful
7 15 (22.39%) Finance
8 14 (20.90%) TDD
8 14 (20.90%) MongoDB
8 14 (20.90%) Kafka
9 13 (19.40%) Cucumber
9 13 (19.40%) Relational Database
10 12 (17.91%) Microservices
10 12 (17.91%) REST
10 12 (17.91%) JMeter
10 12 (17.91%) SQL
10 12 (17.91%) CSS
11 11 (16.42%) Hibernate
11 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
11 11 (16.42%) Go
11 11 (16.42%) Spring Boot
12 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
12 10 (14.93%) HTTP
13 9 (13.43%) J2EE
13 9 (13.43%) ISEB
13 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
13 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing

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 (5.97%) JBoss
2 3 (4.48%) Apache
2 3 (4.48%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) MongoDB
2 13 (19.40%) Relational Database
3 9 (13.43%) Big Data
4 8 (11.94%) Neo4j
5 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
6 3 (4.48%) HBase
6 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (25.37%) Selenium
2 13 (19.40%) Cucumber
3 12 (17.91%) JMeter
4 8 (11.94%) LoadRunner
5 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.96%) Subversion
7 5 (7.46%) JUnit
7 5 (7.46%) Rational Performance Tester
7 5 (7.46%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.48%) JIRA
8 3 (4.48%) The Grinder
9 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.99%) JBehave
9 2 (2.99%) WinRunner
10 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.49%) TestNG
10 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.49%) Games
3 1 (1.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (65.67%) Developer
2 30 (44.78%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Test Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Tester
4 6 (8.96%) Web Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Agile Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Agile Java Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Angular Developer
6 4 (5.97%) HTML Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Performance Tester
6 4 (5.97%) Scala Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Performance Tester
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Tester
6 4 (5.97%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.82%) JSON
2 18 (26.87%) HTML
2 18 (26.87%) Spring
3 17 (25.37%) RESTful
4 14 (20.90%) Kafka
5 12 (17.91%) CSS
5 12 (17.91%) REST
6 11 (16.42%) Hibernate
6 11 (16.42%) Spring Boot
7 9 (13.43%) Dropwizard
7 9 (13.43%) iXBRL
7 9 (13.43%) J2EE
8 8 (11.94%) HTML5
8 8 (11.94%) JAX-RS
9 7 (10.45%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.45%) CSS3
10 6 (8.96%) LESS
10 6 (8.96%) XML
11 5 (7.46%) Web Services
12 4 (5.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Telematics
2 1 (1.49%) Fintech
2 1 (1.49%) iPad
2 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Mac OS X
2 7 (10.45%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) CentOS
3 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (28.36%) Scrum
3 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
4 14 (20.90%) TDD
5 12 (17.91%) Microservices
6 9 (13.43%) Configuration Management
6 9 (13.43%) Continuous Deployment
6 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing
6 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
7 8 (11.94%) BDD
7 8 (11.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (11.94%) Web Design
8 7 (10.45%) OO
8 7 (10.45%) Open Source
8 7 (10.45%) Web Development
9 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (7.46%) RAD
10 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) SQL
2 11 (16.42%) Go
3 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (7.46%) Scala
5 4 (5.97%) Groovy
6 3 (4.48%) Python
7 2 (2.99%) ABAP
7 2 (2.99%) C
7 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.43%) ISEB
3 4 (5.97%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.99%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Ansible
2 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) Consul
3 1 (1.49%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle
2 6 (8.96%) HP
3 3 (4.48%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.48%) Siebel
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.49%) Perforce