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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 50 25 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.72% 9.09% 20.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.60% 17.36% 51.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 63
Median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £429 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.91%
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
188 144 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 62.88% 52.36% 38.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 108 111
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £437 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -40.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.08 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.78 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 99 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (64.96%) TDD
3 74 (63.25%) jQuery
4 71 (60.68%) Perl
5 69 (58.97%) Selenium
6 64 (54.70%) OO
7 63 (53.85%) Unix
8 62 (52.99%) Software Engineering
9 59 (50.43%) Cucumber
10 55 (47.01%) JavaScript
11 50 (42.74%) SQL
12 47 (40.17%) Legal
13 39 (33.33%) CSS
14 35 (29.91%) Security Cleared
15 34 (29.06%) RESTful
16 33 (28.21%) MongoDB
17 31 (26.50%) NoSQL
17 31 (26.50%) Scala
17 31 (26.50%) Kafka
17 31 (26.50%) Web Development
17 31 (26.50%) Mojolicious
18 30 (25.64%) Go
18 30 (25.64%) HTML
19 29 (24.79%) XML
20 27 (23.08%) Redis
21 23 (19.66%) SC Cleared
22 20 (17.09%) SOAP
23 19 (16.24%) Spring
24 18 (15.38%) Subversion
25 17 (14.53%) Linux

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 16 (13.68%) Elasticsearch
1 16 (13.68%) JBoss
2 13 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 11 (9.40%) Apache
4 10 (8.55%) IIS
5 9 (7.69%) Confluence
5 9 (7.69%) FileNet
5 9 (7.69%) LiveCycle
5 9 (7.69%) WebSphere
6 7 (5.98%) GeoServer
7 5 (4.27%) MQSeries
8 4 (3.42%) Apache Solr
9 3 (2.56%) Jetty
9 3 (2.56%) nginx
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Gliffy
1 7 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (4.27%) Amazon S3
1 5 (4.27%) Google App Engine
1 5 (4.27%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (4.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (2.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) HTTP
2 8 (6.84%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.98%) DNS
4 5 (4.27%) DHCP
4 5 (4.27%) FTP
4 5 (4.27%) SSL
5 3 (2.56%) Internet
5 3 (2.56%) IPsec
6 1 (0.85%) Firewall
6 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.85%) SSH
6 1 (0.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (28.21%) MongoDB
2 31 (26.50%) NoSQL
3 27 (23.08%) Redis
4 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.98%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (4.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.42%) MySQL
9 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.71%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (58.97%) Selenium
2 59 (50.43%) Cucumber
3 18 (15.38%) Subversion
4 17 (14.53%) JIRA
5 15 (12.82%) Git (software)
6 13 (11.11%) JUnit
7 12 (10.26%) Maven
7 12 (10.26%) Visual Studio
8 11 (9.40%) DbUnit
8 11 (9.40%) Spock
9 9 (7.69%) Ant
9 9 (7.69%) Hudson
9 9 (7.69%) Jenkins
10 8 (6.84%) Eclipse
11 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (4.27%) JMeter
13 4 (3.42%) Burp Suite
13 4 (3.42%) Concordion
14 3 (2.56%) Travis CI
15 2 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (40.17%) Legal
2 8 (6.84%) Finance
3 3 (2.56%) Publishing
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 90 (76.92%) Developer
2 28 (23.93%) Java Developer
3 25 (21.37%) Web Developer
4 17 (14.53%) Perl Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Website Developer
6 11 (9.40%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 10 (8.55%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Unix Developer
10 4 (3.42%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
11 3 (2.56%) Architect
11 3 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Software Engineer
12 2 (1.71%) Administrator
12 2 (1.71%) Java Software Engineer
12 2 (1.71%) Senior Developer
12 2 (1.71%) Software Developer
12 2 (1.71%) Systems Administrator
12 2 (1.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (63.25%) jQuery
2 39 (33.33%) CSS
3 34 (29.06%) RESTful
4 31 (26.50%) Kafka
4 31 (26.50%) Mojolicious
5 30 (25.64%) HTML
6 29 (24.79%) XML
7 20 (17.09%) SOAP
8 19 (16.24%) Spring
9 16 (13.68%) Hibernate
9 16 (13.68%) J2EE
9 16 (13.68%) OAuth2
10 15 (12.82%) .NET
11 13 (11.11%) REST
12 12 (10.26%) JSF
13 11 (9.40%) JSTS
14 8 (6.84%) AngularJS
14 8 (6.84%) Java EE
14 8 (6.84%) Middleware
14 8 (6.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Replication
2 5 (4.27%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (4.27%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 63 (53.85%) Unix
2 17 (14.53%) Linux
3 5 (4.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.71%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (64.96%) TDD
3 64 (54.70%) OO
4 62 (52.99%) Software Engineering
5 31 (26.50%) Web Development
6 16 (13.68%) Scrum
7 12 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (10.26%) Document Management
8 9 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 9 (7.69%) Workflow
9 8 (6.84%) DevOps
9 8 (6.84%) SOA
10 7 (5.98%) BDD
10 7 (5.98%) Open Source
10 7 (5.98%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.13%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (5.13%) Service Delivery
11 6 (5.13%) Use Case
12 5 (4.27%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 71 (60.68%) Perl
2 55 (47.01%) JavaScript
3 50 (42.74%) SQL
4 31 (26.50%) Scala
5 30 (25.64%) Go
6 9 (7.69%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.42%) ANSI SQL
7 4 (3.42%) Python
8 3 (2.56%) C
8 3 (2.56%) PHP
8 3 (2.56%) Ruby
8 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.85%) C#
10 1 (0.85%) Groovy
10 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (29.91%) Security Cleared
2 23 (19.66%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (6.84%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.27%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (4.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) Puppet
2 6 (5.13%) Ansible
3 5 (4.27%) Fluentd
3 5 (4.27%) Terraform
4 3 (2.56%) Mesos
4 3 (2.56%) Piwik
5 2 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.85%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (7.69%) Adobe
1 9 (7.69%) ILOG
1 9 (7.69%) Splunk
2 8 (6.84%) VMware
3 7 (5.98%) Kofax
3 7 (5.98%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.27%) Atlassian
4 5 (4.27%) Google
4 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (0.85%) Cisco
6 1 (0.85%) HP
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
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