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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 27 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 17 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.20% 7.29% 15.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.12% 20.93% 37.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 24
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£450 £276 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.89% -11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £254 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.17 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
168 86 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 51.38% 34.82% 41.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 57 61
Average daily rate £350 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £388 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £18.97 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £19.17 £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 32 (55.17%) XML
2 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.93%) J2EE
4 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
4 20 (34.48%) Web Services
5 19 (32.76%) Hibernate
6 18 (31.03%) Spring
6 18 (31.03%) HTML
7 15 (25.86%) Oracle
7 15 (25.86%) Open Source
8 14 (24.14%) SQL
8 14 (24.14%) UML
9 13 (22.41%) TDD
9 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
10 12 (20.69%) SOAP
11 11 (18.97%) XSLT
11 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
12 10 (17.24%) OO
12 10 (17.24%) CSS
12 10 (17.24%) Scrum
13 9 (15.52%) REST
13 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
14 8 (13.79%) SOA
14 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 8 (13.79%) DB2
15 7 (12.07%) .NET
15 7 (12.07%) JIRA
15 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
15 7 (12.07%) jQuery
15 7 (12.07%) Scala

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.17%) Confluence
2 3 (5.17%) JBoss
2 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.17%) FileNet
2 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.45%) Apache
3 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.45%) Node.js
3 2 (3.45%) Mule
4 1 (1.72%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.72%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) DB2
3 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.34%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.90%) MySQL
6 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.72%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.72%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) JIRA
2 6 (10.34%) Maven
3 4 (6.90%) Subversion
3 4 (6.90%) Hudson
3 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.90%) Selenium
4 3 (5.17%) JUnit
4 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.45%) JMeter
5 2 (3.45%) Ant
5 2 (3.45%) DbUnit
5 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.45%) TestNG
6 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.72%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.72%) Spock
6 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Developer
2 33 (56.90%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Architect
3 10 (17.24%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Technical Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Java Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Java Technical Architect
8 2 (3.45%) UML Business Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Perl Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 1 (1.72%) Tester
9 1 (1.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (55.17%) XML
2 22 (37.93%) J2EE
3 20 (34.48%) Web Services
4 19 (32.76%) Hibernate
5 18 (31.03%) Spring
5 18 (31.03%) HTML
6 12 (20.69%) SOAP
7 11 (18.97%) XSLT
8 10 (17.24%) CSS
9 9 (15.52%) REST
10 7 (12.07%) .NET
10 7 (12.07%) jQuery
10 7 (12.07%) HTML5
11 6 (10.34%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.62%) JSF
13 4 (6.90%) CSS3
13 4 (6.90%) RESTful
14 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (5.17%) Play Framework
14 3 (5.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Open Source
2 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
2 2 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.72%) iSeries
3 1 (1.72%) User Experience
3 1 (1.72%) AS400
3 1 (1.72%) Replication
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) UML
3 13 (22.41%) TDD
4 10 (17.24%) OO
4 10 (17.24%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) SOA
6 6 (10.34%) RAD
7 5 (8.62%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.90%) MVC
8 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.90%) Kanban
9 3 (5.17%) Load Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.17%) User Stories
9 3 (5.17%) BDD
9 3 (5.17%) DSDM
9 3 (5.17%) RUP
9 3 (5.17%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 14 (24.14%) SQL
3 7 (12.07%) Scala
4 6 (10.34%) Perl
5 4 (6.90%) Python
6 2 (3.45%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.97%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.90%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.45%) CBAP
5 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (3.45%) ILOG
4 2 (3.45%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) Twitter
5 1 (1.72%) Splunk
5 1 (1.72%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.72%) BEA
5 1 (1.72%) Informatica
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe
5 1 (1.72%) Progress
5 1 (1.72%) Kofax
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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CPS Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago