The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 15 50 33
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 40 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.60% 3.62% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.89% 3.70% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 13
Median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £458 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.88 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.89% +27.43%

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
507 568 467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.39% 97.93% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 404 331
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 22 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +27 30 £408 +6.88% 6
Newport - 8 £525 - 1
Java Developer
Wales

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 75 (76.53%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (47.96%) Scrum
4 41 (41.84%) Spring
5 40 (40.82%) TDD
6 33 (33.67%) RESTful
7 32 (32.65%) Software Engineering
8 31 (31.63%) Microservices
9 30 (30.61%) Relational Database
9 30 (30.61%) JSON
10 29 (29.59%) REST
11 26 (26.53%) MongoDB
12 23 (23.47%) Hibernate
12 23 (23.47%) HTML
13 21 (21.43%) Cucumber
13 21 (21.43%) Web Services
14 20 (20.41%) Kafka
14 20 (20.41%) Jenkins
14 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
14 20 (20.41%) Spring Boot
14 20 (20.41%) Dropwizard
15 19 (19.39%) Configuration Management
16 18 (18.37%) HTTP
16 18 (18.37%) Finance
17 17 (17.35%) Unix
17 17 (17.35%) Continuous Deployment
18 16 (16.33%) Linux
18 16 (16.33%) Go
18 16 (16.33%) BDD
18 16 (16.33%) iXBRL

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.10%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (4.08%) Liferay
3 2 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.02%) JBoss
4 1 (1.02%) Mule
4 1 (1.02%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.02%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.61%) Relational Database
2 26 (26.53%) MongoDB
3 14 (14.29%) Neo4j
4 9 (9.18%) Big Data
5 5 (5.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.10%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.06%) MySQL
8 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 20 (20.41%) Jenkins
3 11 (11.22%) Maven
4 10 (10.20%) JUnit
5 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.10%) JBehave
6 5 (5.10%) Selenium
7 2 (2.04%) Ant
7 2 (2.04%) DbUnit
7 2 (2.04%) jMock
7 2 (2.04%) Mockito
7 2 (2.04%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.02%) Hudson
8 1 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Electronics
2 7 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 7 (7.14%) Marketing
2 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (41.84%) Spring
2 33 (33.67%) RESTful
3 30 (30.61%) JSON
4 29 (29.59%) REST
5 23 (23.47%) Hibernate
5 23 (23.47%) HTML
6 21 (21.43%) Web Services
7 20 (20.41%) Dropwizard
7 20 (20.41%) Kafka
7 20 (20.41%) Spring Boot
8 16 (16.33%) iXBRL
9 14 (14.29%) JAX-RS
9 14 (14.29%) XML
10 11 (11.22%) CSS
11 8 (8.16%) J2EE
12 7 (7.14%) SOAP
13 2 (2.04%) Grails
13 2 (2.04%) PowerMock
14 1 (1.02%) JPA
14 1 (1.02%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.02%) Fintech
2 1 (1.02%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.35%) Unix
2 16 (16.33%) Linux
3 13 (13.27%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (76.53%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (47.96%) Scrum
3 40 (40.82%) TDD
4 32 (32.65%) Software Engineering
5 31 (31.63%) Microservices
6 19 (19.39%) Configuration Management
7 17 (17.35%) Continuous Deployment
8 16 (16.33%) BDD
9 15 (15.31%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (15.31%) Open Source
10 13 (13.27%) OO
10 13 (13.27%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (13.27%) Web Design
11 12 (12.24%) Low Latency
12 9 (9.18%) Kanban
13 8 (8.16%) Domain-Driven Design
14 7 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (7.14%) DevOps
14 7 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
14 7 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 98 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (16.33%) Go
3 14 (14.29%) SQL
4 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
5 9 (9.18%) Scala
6 4 (4.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.04%) Groovy
7 2 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.02%) vCloud
2 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (9.18%) Ansible
2 1 (1.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) SAP
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.02%) Splunk
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