The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 51 45 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 10 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.82% 0.48% 6.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 0.51% 6.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 15
Average daily rate
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£450 £390 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +24.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £390 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £390 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
Java Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
530 389 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.72% 93.29% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 208 227
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 29
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -5 6 £463 +18.58% 17
Torfaen - - - -
Java Developer
Wales

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) XML
3 22 (52.38%) J2EE
4 18 (42.86%) Web Services
4 18 (42.86%) Spring
5 17 (40.48%) Hibernate
6 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
7 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 13 (30.95%) HTML
10 12 (28.57%) XSLT
11 11 (26.19%) SQL
12 10 (23.81%) Open Source
13 9 (21.43%) SOAP
13 9 (21.43%) TDD
14 8 (19.05%) DB2
14 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
15 7 (16.67%) OO
15 7 (16.67%) JBoss
15 7 (16.67%) Scrum
15 7 (16.67%) Python
15 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
15 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
16 6 (14.29%) RAD
16 6 (14.29%) UML
16 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 5 (11.90%) CSS
17 5 (11.90%) MVC
17 5 (11.90%) JSF

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) JBoss
2 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.52%) FileNet
2 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 3 (7.14%) Confluence
4 2 (4.76%) Apache
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) Mule
5 1 (2.38%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (2.38%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) DB2
1 8 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (7.14%) MySQL
4 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.38%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 5 (11.90%) Maven
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) Hudson
4 3 (7.14%) JIRA
4 3 (7.14%) Selenium
4 3 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) DbUnit
5 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.38%) Spock
6 1 (2.38%) Ant
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.38%) JMeter
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (57.14%) XML
2 22 (52.38%) J2EE
3 18 (42.86%) Spring
3 18 (42.86%) Web Services
4 17 (40.48%) Hibernate
5 13 (30.95%) HTML
6 12 (28.57%) XSLT
7 9 (21.43%) SOAP
8 5 (11.90%) CSS
8 5 (11.90%) JSF
9 4 (9.52%) jQuery
9 4 (9.52%) AngularJS
9 4 (9.52%) REST
10 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (7.14%) Java EE
10 3 (7.14%) EJB
11 2 (4.76%) Servlets
11 2 (4.76%) J2SE
11 2 (4.76%) JRules
11 2 (4.76%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Open Source
2 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.38%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) TDD
3 7 (16.67%) OO
3 7 (16.67%) Scrum
4 6 (14.29%) RAD
4 6 (14.29%) UML
5 5 (11.90%) MVC
6 4 (9.52%) SOA
7 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.14%) RUP
7 3 (7.14%) DSDM
7 3 (7.14%) Pair Programming
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) BDD
8 2 (4.76%) DevOps
8 2 (4.76%) Release Management
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 3 (7.14%) Ruby
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) IBM
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) ILOG
3 2 (4.76%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) Kofax
4 1 (2.38%) Splunk
4 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) BEA
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