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 5 December 2016 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 13 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 68 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.68% 8.52% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.04% 8.88% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 19
Median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £210 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £434 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +14.66%
Java Developer
Wales

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
616 563 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.70% 95.91% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 430 375
Median daily rate £400 £359 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.31% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 32
Median hourly rate £15.77 £16.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.43% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £25.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.79%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newport +13 28 £488 +13.37% 1
Cardiff +10 25 £425 +9.67% 4
Caerphilly - 1 £278 -
Java Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 91 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (49.45%) TDD
4 42 (46.15%) Scrum
5 32 (35.16%) Relational Database
6 27 (29.67%) JSON
6 27 (29.67%) BDD
6 27 (29.67%) REST
7 26 (28.57%) Spring
8 25 (27.47%) RESTful
9 22 (24.18%) Web Services
10 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 21 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 21 (23.08%) Microservices
11 19 (20.88%) HTTP
11 19 (20.88%) HTML
12 18 (19.78%) Open Source
13 17 (18.68%) MongoDB
14 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (17.58%) Kanban
14 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
15 14 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (14.29%) Cucumber
16 13 (14.29%) OWASP
16 13 (14.29%) Configuration Management
16 13 (14.29%) Finance
16 13 (14.29%) Hibernate
16 13 (14.29%) SQL
16 13 (14.29%) XML
17 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared

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 4 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.30%) Liferay
3 2 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.20%) JBoss
4 1 (1.10%) Mule
4 1 (1.10%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.88%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (35.16%) Relational Database
2 17 (18.68%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.79%) Big Data
3 8 (8.79%) Neo4j
4 6 (6.59%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.20%) MySQL
9 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 13 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 10 (10.99%) JUnit
4 9 (9.89%) Maven
5 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
6 5 (5.49%) JBehave
7 4 (4.40%) Selenium
8 2 (2.20%) Ant
8 2 (2.20%) DbUnit
8 2 (2.20%) jMock
8 2 (2.20%) Mockito
8 2 (2.20%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.10%) JIRA
9 1 (1.10%) MyEclipse
9 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Electronics
2 8 (8.79%) Manufacturing
2 8 (8.79%) Marketing
2 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Retail
3 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.10%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) JSON
1 27 (29.67%) REST
2 26 (28.57%) Spring
3 25 (27.47%) RESTful
4 22 (24.18%) Web Services
5 19 (20.88%) HTML
6 13 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 13 (14.29%) XML
7 12 (13.19%) Dropwizard
8 11 (12.09%) CSS
9 10 (10.99%) Kafka
9 10 (10.99%) Spring Boot
10 9 (9.89%) iXBRL
10 9 (9.89%) J2EE
11 8 (8.79%) JAX-RS
12 6 (6.59%) SOAP
13 2 (2.20%) Ajax
13 2 (2.20%) JSF
13 2 (2.20%) PowerMock
13 2 (2.20%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.10%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.09%) Unix
2 10 (10.99%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (49.45%) TDD
3 42 (46.15%) Scrum
4 27 (29.67%) BDD
5 21 (23.08%) Microservices
5 21 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 18 (19.78%) Open Source
7 16 (17.58%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (17.58%) Kanban
8 13 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 13 (14.29%) OWASP
9 12 (13.19%) Web Development
10 10 (10.99%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (10.99%) OO
10 10 (10.99%) Secure Coding
11 9 (9.89%) Continuous Deployment
11 9 (9.89%) Low Latency
12 8 (8.79%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (8.79%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (8.79%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (14.29%) SQL
3 11 (12.09%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.99%) Go
5 9 (9.89%) Scala
6 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.20%) Python
8 1 (1.10%) Groovy
8 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.10%) vCloud
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.79%) SAP
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.10%) Google
3 1 (1.10%) Perforce
3 1 (1.10%) Splunk