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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 60 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.46% 5.48% 6.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.41% 10.63% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 13 11
Average daily rate £375 £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £281 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -1.46%
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
191 160 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.02% 51.61% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 123 62
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £110.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -79.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 5 February 2016, 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.

1 100 (72.99%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (51.09%) SQL
3 62 (45.26%) TDD
4 54 (39.42%) Selenium
4 54 (39.42%) OO
5 51 (37.23%) Cucumber
6 49 (35.77%) Software Engineering
7 44 (32.12%) Perl
8 43 (31.39%) RESTful
9 42 (30.66%) jQuery
10 41 (29.93%) MongoDB
11 40 (29.20%) Unix
12 38 (27.74%) Spring
13 37 (27.01%) NoSQL
14 35 (25.55%) Web Services
15 34 (24.82%) HTML
16 33 (24.09%) JavaScript
16 33 (24.09%) Scala
17 30 (21.90%) XML
17 30 (21.90%) Hibernate
17 30 (21.90%) Go
18 29 (21.17%) CSS
19 27 (19.71%) Legal
19 27 (19.71%) Mojolicious
20 26 (18.98%) Kafka
21 25 (18.25%) Redis
21 25 (18.25%) Jenkins
22 24 (17.52%) Scrum
22 24 (17.52%) Git (software)
23 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (14.60%) JBoss
2 18 (13.14%) Tomcat
3 15 (10.95%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (9.49%) WebSphere
5 11 (8.03%) Apache
6 10 (7.30%) Confluence
6 10 (7.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (5.11%) Apache Solr
7 7 (5.11%) WebLogic
8 5 (3.65%) IIS
9 4 (2.92%) FileNet
9 4 (2.92%) LiveCycle
10 2 (1.46%) Node.js
11 1 (0.73%) Mule
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) HTTP
2 6 (4.38%) Internet
3 3 (2.19%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.46%) DNS
4 2 (1.46%) Firewall
5 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.73%) SSH
5 1 (0.73%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (29.93%) MongoDB
2 37 (27.01%) NoSQL
3 25 (18.25%) Redis
4 13 (9.49%) SQL Server
5 11 (8.03%) Relational Database
6 8 (5.84%) Neo4j
7 6 (4.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.38%) RDBMS
8 5 (3.65%) MySQL
9 4 (2.92%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.46%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.73%) Big Data
11 1 (0.73%) HPCC
11 1 (0.73%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 54 (39.42%) Selenium
2 51 (37.23%) Cucumber
3 25 (18.25%) Jenkins
4 24 (17.52%) Git (software)
5 22 (16.06%) Subversion
6 15 (10.95%) Maven
7 14 (10.22%) Hudson
7 14 (10.22%) JIRA
8 10 (7.30%) Spock
9 6 (4.38%) Geb
9 6 (4.38%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.65%) Eclipse
10 5 (3.65%) JUnit
10 5 (3.65%) Mercurial
10 5 (3.65%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.92%) Ant
11 4 (2.92%) DbUnit
11 4 (2.92%) JBehave
11 4 (2.92%) JMeter
11 4 (2.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (19.71%) Legal
2 20 (14.60%) Finance
3 3 (2.19%) Banking
4 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (71.53%) Developer
2 59 (43.07%) Java Developer
3 11 (8.03%) Analyst
3 11 (8.03%) Perl Developer
3 11 (8.03%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 9 (6.57%) Test Analyst
5 6 (4.38%) Automation Analyst
5 6 (4.38%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (4.38%) Lead Developer
5 6 (4.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 6 (4.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 6 (4.38%) Web Developer
6 5 (3.65%) Consultant
6 5 (3.65%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (3.65%) Senior Developer
6 5 (3.65%) Software Engineer
7 4 (2.92%) DevOps Specialist
7 4 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (2.92%) SQL Developer
7 4 (2.92%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.39%) RESTful
2 42 (30.66%) jQuery
3 38 (27.74%) Spring
4 35 (25.55%) Web Services
5 34 (24.82%) HTML
6 30 (21.90%) Hibernate
6 30 (21.90%) XML
7 29 (21.17%) CSS
8 27 (19.71%) Mojolicious
9 26 (18.98%) Kafka
10 19 (13.87%) SOAP
11 17 (12.41%) REST
12 15 (10.95%) Ajax
12 15 (10.95%) J2EE
12 15 (10.95%) OAuth2
13 13 (9.49%) AngularJS
14 12 (8.76%) JSF
14 12 (8.76%) Middleware
15 11 (8.03%) JPA
16 7 (5.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.84%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.65%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.65%) N-Tier
4 4 (2.92%) Replication
4 4 (2.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.73%) AS400
5 1 (0.73%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.73%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.73%) iSeries
5 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.73%) Physics
5 1 (0.73%) PKI
5 1 (0.73%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.20%) Unix
2 22 (16.06%) Linux
3 14 (10.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.92%) Android
5 2 (1.46%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.46%) Windows
6 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.73%) CentOS
6 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (72.99%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (45.26%) TDD
3 54 (39.42%) OO
4 49 (35.77%) Software Engineering
5 24 (17.52%) Scrum
6 23 (16.79%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (15.33%) BDD
8 19 (13.87%) DevOps
9 12 (8.76%) MVC
9 12 (8.76%) Open Source
10 11 (8.03%) Test Automation
11 9 (6.57%) SOA
12 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.84%) Web Development
13 7 (5.11%) Performance Analysis
14 6 (4.38%) Automation Testing
14 6 (4.38%) Functional Testing
14 6 (4.38%) Pair Programming
14 6 (4.38%) Release Management
14 6 (4.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (51.09%) SQL
2 44 (32.12%) Perl
3 33 (24.09%) JavaScript
3 33 (24.09%) Scala
4 30 (21.90%) Go
5 9 (6.57%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.11%) C#
6 7 (5.11%) Ruby
7 4 (2.92%) BeanShell
7 4 (2.92%) PHP
7 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.19%) ANSI SQL
8 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.19%) Python
8 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.65%) Degree
4 3 (2.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.46%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) QA
2 6 (4.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.46%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) Shibboleth
2 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.73%) Docker
3 1 (0.73%) KVM
3 1 (0.73%) vSphere
3 1 (0.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) Puppet
2 2 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.73%) Ansible
3 1 (0.73%) Cacti
3 1 (0.73%) Nagios
3 1 (0.73%) OpenNMS
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.73%) SCCM
3 1 (0.73%) SCSM
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Intune
3 1 (0.73%) yum
3 1 (0.73%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (9.49%) Red Hat
2 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.84%) VMware
3 7 (5.11%) Atlassian
3 7 (5.11%) Oracle
3 7 (5.11%) Twitter
4 6 (4.38%) IBM
5 4 (2.92%) Adobe
5 4 (2.92%) ILOG
5 4 (2.92%) Kofax
5 4 (2.92%) Splunk
6 2 (1.46%) Dell
7 1 (0.73%) Cisco
7 1 (0.73%) SAP
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