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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 26 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 17 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.45% 6.81% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.56% 20.00% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 13
Average daily rate
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£363 £423 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.20% +35.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £400 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
161 80 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 51.60% 34.04% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 62 50
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £283 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% +1145.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 27 (50.94%) XML
2 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.96%) Web Services
4 15 (28.30%) J2EE
4 15 (28.30%) Oracle
4 15 (28.30%) Open Source
5 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
5 14 (26.42%) TDD
6 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
7 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
7 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
7 11 (20.75%) HTML
7 11 (20.75%) XSLT
7 11 (20.75%) SOA
8 10 (18.87%) UML
8 10 (18.87%) OO
8 10 (18.87%) SOAP
8 10 (18.87%) Scrum
8 10 (18.87%) Spring
9 9 (16.98%) REST
9 9 (16.98%) .NET
10 8 (15.09%) DB2
10 8 (15.09%) CSS
11 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
11 7 (13.21%) SQL
11 7 (13.21%) Perl
11 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
11 7 (13.21%) HTML5
11 7 (13.21%) Scala
11 7 (13.21%) JIRA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (5.66%) FileNet
1 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.66%) JBoss
1 3 (5.66%) Apache
1 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
1 3 (5.66%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) Node.js
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) Mule
3 1 (1.89%) Zope
3 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) DB2
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.55%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Ingres
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) JIRA
2 5 (9.43%) Maven
3 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.55%) Hudson
3 4 (7.55%) Subversion
4 3 (5.66%) JUnit
4 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.66%) Selenium
5 2 (3.77%) DbUnit
5 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.77%) Ant
6 1 (1.89%) MSI
6 1 (1.89%) InstallShield
6 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.89%) JMeter
6 1 (1.89%) TestNG
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.89%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (3.77%) Retail
2 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (64.15%) Developer
2 24 (45.28%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.87%) Architect
3 10 (18.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Technical Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Java Architect
8 3 (5.66%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Java Technical Architect
9 2 (3.77%) UML Business Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Perl Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.89%) Programmer
10 1 (1.89%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (1.89%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (50.94%) XML
2 18 (33.96%) Web Services
3 15 (28.30%) J2EE
4 11 (20.75%) Hibernate
4 11 (20.75%) HTML
4 11 (20.75%) XSLT
5 10 (18.87%) SOAP
5 10 (18.87%) Spring
6 9 (16.98%) REST
6 9 (16.98%) .NET
7 8 (15.09%) CSS
8 7 (13.21%) HTML5
8 7 (13.21%) jQuery
9 6 (11.32%) AngularJS
10 4 (7.55%) CSS3
10 4 (7.55%) RESTful
10 4 (7.55%) JSF
11 3 (5.66%) EJB
11 3 (5.66%) JSON
11 3 (5.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Open Source
2 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.77%) NHS
2 2 (3.77%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) UNIX
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Linux
1 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) TDD
3 11 (20.75%) SOA
4 10 (18.87%) UML
4 10 (18.87%) OO
4 10 (18.87%) Scrum
5 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.43%) User Stories
6 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.55%) Kanban
6 4 (7.55%) MVC
6 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.66%) Pair Programming
7 3 (5.66%) Document Management
7 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.66%) RUP
7 3 (5.66%) DSDM
7 3 (5.66%) BDD
7 3 (5.66%) DevOps
8 2 (3.77%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
2 7 (13.21%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) Perl
2 7 (13.21%) Scala
3 5 (9.43%) Python
4 3 (5.66%) Ruby
4 3 (5.66%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.89%) VB
6 1 (1.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.32%) ISEB
4 2 (3.77%) CBAP
5 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Progress
4 2 (3.77%) Twitter
4 2 (3.77%) ILOG
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) AppSense
5 1 (1.89%) Kofax
5 1 (1.89%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) BEA
5 1 (1.89%) Zend
5 1 (1.89%) Splunk
5 1 (1.89%) Guidewire
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