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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 5 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs citing Java 45 80 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.97% 19.70% 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.11% 53.33% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 66 3
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£350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -1.34%
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
166 150 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.84% 36.95% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 108 32
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -56.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 24 (43.64%) OO
2 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) Spring
2 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 21 (38.18%) HTML
4 20 (36.36%) Oracle
4 20 (36.36%) TDD
5 19 (34.55%) XML
6 17 (30.91%) Web Services
7 16 (29.09%) JDBC
7 16 (29.09%) JSP
7 16 (29.09%) Struts
8 15 (27.27%) jQuery
8 15 (27.27%) AngularJS
9 14 (25.45%) Scala
10 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
10 13 (23.64%) Hibernate
10 13 (23.64%) MySQL
10 13 (23.64%) Perl
11 12 (21.82%) SOAP
11 12 (21.82%) UNIX
11 12 (21.82%) HTTP
11 12 (21.82%) JPA
11 12 (21.82%) Web Development
11 12 (21.82%) RESTful
11 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
11 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
11 12 (21.82%) Mojolicious
12 11 (20.00%) Elasticsearch

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 11 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (7.27%) JBoss
2 4 (7.27%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.64%) Mule
4 2 (3.64%) WildFly
4 2 (3.64%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) HTTP
2 3 (5.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) MySQL
2 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
2 12 (21.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.64%) Ingres
4 1 (1.82%) Adabas
4 1 (1.82%) DB2
4 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.45%) MSI
2 3 (5.45%) InstallShield
2 3 (5.45%) JMeter
2 3 (5.45%) Maven
2 3 (5.45%) Selenium
2 3 (5.45%) QUnit
2 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
2 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.45%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.82%) Toad
4 1 (1.82%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.82%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 8 (14.55%) Legal
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (72.73%) Developer
2 24 (43.64%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.91%) Perl Developer
3 6 (10.91%) AWS Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Tester
6 2 (3.64%) Architect
6 2 (3.64%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Scala Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Natural/Adabas Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Designer
7 1 (1.82%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (1.82%) Automation Tester
7 1 (1.82%) Security Tester
7 1 (1.82%) Automated Tester
7 1 (1.82%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (41.82%) Spring
2 21 (38.18%) HTML
3 19 (34.55%) XML
4 17 (30.91%) Web Services
5 16 (29.09%) Struts
5 16 (29.09%) JDBC
5 16 (29.09%) JSP
6 15 (27.27%) jQuery
6 15 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 13 (23.64%) Hibernate
8 12 (21.82%) SOAP
8 12 (21.82%) Mojolicious
8 12 (21.82%) JPA
8 12 (21.82%) RESTful
9 11 (20.00%) OAuth
10 8 (14.55%) CSS
11 7 (12.73%) .NET
11 7 (12.73%) J2EE
11 7 (12.73%) Ajax
12 4 (7.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.64%) NHS
3 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) UNIX
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Windows XP
2 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) OO
2 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (36.36%) TDD
4 13 (23.64%) Software Engineering
5 12 (21.82%) Web Development
6 10 (18.18%) Scrum
7 6 (10.91%) UML
8 5 (9.09%) RAD
9 4 (7.27%) BDD
10 3 (5.45%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (5.45%) Patch Management
10 3 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (5.45%) ITIL
11 2 (3.64%) MVC
11 2 (3.64%) SOA
11 2 (3.64%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Automation Testing
11 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (3.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 14 (25.45%) Scala
4 13 (23.64%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) NATURAL
6 1 (1.82%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) ISEB
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Shibboleth
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (10.91%) IBM
3 3 (5.45%) Citrix
3 3 (5.45%) AppSense
3 3 (5.45%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.82%) Progress
4 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.82%) Micro Focus
4 1 (1.82%) Thunderhead
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago