The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 24 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 24.24% 11.69% 17.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.64% 37.50% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £338 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £480 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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 Newport region.

Programming Languages Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 55.56% 31.17% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 18
Average daily rate £363 £338 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Newport region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Newport

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Newport region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Newport

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Newport region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Newport

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 50 (70.42%) TDD
2 46 (64.79%) BDD
3 36 (50.70%) Web Services
4 33 (46.48%) Scala
5 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
6 28 (39.44%) Akka
6 28 (39.44%) Play Framework
7 26 (36.62%) Selenium
8 25 (35.21%) SC Cleared
9 24 (33.80%) Scrum
10 23 (32.39%) Web Development
11 22 (30.99%) Batik
11 22 (30.99%) Subversion
11 22 (30.99%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (30.99%) CouchDB
11 22 (30.99%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (30.99%) OO
11 22 (30.99%) JUnit
11 22 (30.99%) Process Management
11 22 (30.99%) SVG
12 19 (26.76%) C#
13 18 (25.35%) XML
14 16 (22.54%) .NET
14 16 (22.54%) IBM
15 15 (21.13%) WebDriver
15 15 (21.13%) XSLT
15 15 (21.13%) Spring
15 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (18.31%) TestNG

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.08%) WebSphere
2 10 (14.08%) FileNet
3 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.99%) Cloud Computing
1 22 (30.99%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) CouchDB
2 8 (11.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (36.62%) Selenium
2 22 (30.99%) Subversion
2 22 (30.99%) JUnit
3 15 (21.13%) WebDriver
4 14 (19.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (18.31%) TestNG
5 13 (18.31%) Maven
6 12 (16.90%) Ant
6 12 (16.90%) JMeter
6 12 (16.90%) JIRA
7 11 (15.49%) TortoiseSVN
7 11 (15.49%) Bugzilla
8 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
10 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.41%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (12.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (53.52%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Java Developer
3 16 (22.54%) Scala Developer
4 12 (16.90%) Architect
4 12 (16.90%) Java Architect
5 10 (14.08%) Tester
6 6 (8.45%) Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Product Owner
9 2 (2.82%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (2.82%) Lead Tester
9 2 (2.82%) UI Programmer
9 2 (2.82%) Agile Coach
9 2 (2.82%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.82%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.82%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (50.70%) Web Services
2 28 (39.44%) Akka
2 28 (39.44%) Play Framework
3 22 (30.99%) Batik
3 22 (30.99%) SVG
4 18 (25.35%) XML
5 16 (22.54%) .NET
6 15 (21.13%) XSLT
6 15 (21.13%) Spring
7 13 (18.31%) .NET Framework
7 13 (18.31%) Java SE
8 12 (16.90%) Struts
9 10 (14.08%) MyBatis
10 9 (12.68%) HTML
11 8 (11.27%) REST
12 5 (7.04%) J2EE
13 4 (5.63%) CSS
14 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
14 3 (4.23%) SOAP
14 3 (4.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Open Source
2 9 (12.68%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.63%) iSeries
4 3 (4.23%) AS400
5 2 (2.82%) GIS
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) UNIX
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (70.42%) TDD
2 46 (64.79%) BDD
3 24 (33.80%) Scrum
4 23 (32.39%) Web Development
5 22 (30.99%) OO
5 22 (30.99%) Process Management
6 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (18.31%) Kanban
7 13 (18.31%) Load Testing
7 13 (18.31%) Test Scripting
7 13 (18.31%) Automation Testing
8 12 (16.90%) Test Management
9 11 (15.49%) Software Testing
10 10 (14.08%) Automated Testing
11 7 (9.86%) SOA
12 6 (8.45%) UML
13 5 (7.04%) Workflow
13 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
13 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
14 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (46.48%) Scala
2 19 (26.76%) C#
3 13 (18.31%) SQL
4 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
6 2 (2.82%) PHP
6 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (43.66%) Security Cleared
2 25 (35.21%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.31%) ISTQB
4 12 (16.90%) ISEB
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.82%) MCSD
Systems Management
1 12 (16.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) IBM
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
3 3 (4.23%) Informatica
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft