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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 12 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 16.00% 13.00% 34.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.29% 48.15% 84.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
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£425 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £274 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
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 Newport region.

Programming Languages Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 45.33% 27.00% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 8
Average daily rate £369 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (58.06%) Subversion
3 15 (48.39%) Spring
4 14 (45.16%) Scrum
4 14 (45.16%) C#
4 14 (45.16%) .NET
5 13 (41.94%) JBoss
5 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
5 13 (41.94%) Open Source
6 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (38.71%) Java SE
6 12 (38.71%) TDD
7 11 (35.48%) Selenium
7 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
8 9 (29.03%) JMeter
8 9 (29.03%) SOA
9 8 (25.81%) HTML
9 8 (25.81%) MVC
9 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
9 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
9 8 (25.81%) JIRA
10 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
10 7 (22.58%) Kanban
10 7 (22.58%) BDD
10 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
10 7 (22.58%) FileNet
10 7 (22.58%) Workflow
10 7 (22.58%) JUnit
10 7 (22.58%) CSS
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (41.94%) JBoss
2 8 (25.81%) Tomcat
3 7 (22.58%) FileNet
4 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
4 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
5 2 (6.45%) Apache
6 1 (3.23%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Jackrabbit
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Subversion
2 12 (38.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (35.48%) Selenium
4 9 (29.03%) JMeter
5 8 (25.81%) Jenkins
5 8 (25.81%) JIRA
6 7 (22.58%) WebDriver
6 7 (22.58%) JUnit
7 6 (19.35%) Ant
7 6 (19.35%) Bugzilla
7 6 (19.35%) TortoiseSVN
7 6 (19.35%) TestNG
7 6 (19.35%) Maven
8 5 (16.13%) Eclipse
9 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
9 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
10 2 (6.45%) ReSharper
10 2 (6.45%) Gradle
10 2 (6.45%) Artifactory
General
1 5 (16.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Architect
3 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby Developer
7 2 (6.45%) UI Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Android Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Security Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) Spring
2 14 (45.16%) .NET
3 12 (38.71%) Java SE
4 8 (25.81%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
5 7 (22.58%) CSS
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (19.35%) HTML5
6 6 (19.35%) CSS3
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) Spring MVC
8 4 (12.90%) RESTful
8 4 (12.90%) Drools
9 3 (9.68%) XML
10 2 (6.45%) Web Services
10 2 (6.45%) Java EE
11 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (3.23%) MyBatis
11 1 (3.23%) Apache Commons
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Open Source
2 4 (12.90%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Scrum
3 12 (38.71%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) SOA
5 8 (25.81%) MVC
6 7 (22.58%) Kanban
6 7 (22.58%) BDD
6 7 (22.58%) Workflow
7 6 (19.35%) Load Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Test Management
7 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
7 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
7 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
10 2 (6.45%) Android Development
11 1 (3.23%) Logical Data Model
11 1 (3.23%) Requirements Engineering
11 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C#
2 3 (9.68%) Ruby
2 3 (9.68%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C++
4 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (19.35%) ISEB
3 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) VMware
1 1 (3.23%) IBM