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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 32 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 23 64 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.47% 9.79% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.52% 10.11% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 47 33
Median daily rate £460 £250 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £209 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +23.52%
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
509 633 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.83% 96.79% 97.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 466 404
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 19
Median hourly rate £12.43 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £9.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.95 £20.00 £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -3 10 £460 +31.42%
Cardiff -16 5 £313 +25.00% 3
Bridgend -2 2 £500 +11.11% 1
Java Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 38 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (50.00%) TDD
4 15 (39.47%) HTML
5 14 (36.84%) Spring
6 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
6 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
7 12 (31.58%) J2EE
7 12 (31.58%) BDD
7 12 (31.58%) Relational Database
8 11 (28.95%) Scrum
9 10 (26.32%) CSS
9 10 (26.32%) XML
9 10 (26.32%) OWASP
9 10 (26.32%) Web Development
10 9 (23.68%) JSON
10 9 (23.68%) JSF
10 9 (23.68%) SQL
11 8 (21.05%) Oracle
11 8 (21.05%) Ant
11 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
11 8 (21.05%) Ajax
12 7 (18.42%) Secure Coding
12 7 (18.42%) REST
12 7 (18.42%) Maven
12 7 (18.42%) Kanban
12 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
12 7 (18.42%) HTTP
12 7 (18.42%) XHTML
13 6 (15.79%) SOAP

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 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.89%) JBoss
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.26%) Confluence
3 2 (5.26%) FileNet
3 2 (5.26%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (10.53%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) Big Data
6 1 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Ant
2 7 (18.42%) Maven
3 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.53%) JIRA
5 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 3 (7.89%) Selenium
6 2 (5.26%) Hudson
6 2 (5.26%) JUnit
6 2 (5.26%) Subversion
7 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.63%) JBehave
7 1 (2.63%) MyEclipse
7 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) HTML
2 14 (36.84%) Spring
3 12 (31.58%) J2EE
4 10 (26.32%) CSS
4 10 (26.32%) XML
5 9 (23.68%) JSF
5 9 (23.68%) JSON
6 8 (21.05%) Ajax
6 8 (21.05%) Hibernate
7 7 (18.42%) REST
7 7 (18.42%) XHTML
8 6 (15.79%) SOAP
8 6 (15.79%) Web Services
9 4 (10.53%) Facelets
9 4 (10.53%) JPA
9 4 (10.53%) jQuery
9 4 (10.53%) PrimeFaces
10 3 (7.89%) EJB
10 3 (7.89%) RESTful
11 2 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (71.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) TDD
3 12 (31.58%) BDD
4 11 (28.95%) Scrum
5 10 (26.32%) OWASP
5 10 (26.32%) Web Development
6 7 (18.42%) Kanban
6 7 (18.42%) Secure Coding
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (13.16%) Open Source
8 4 (10.53%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (10.53%) OOP
8 4 (10.53%) UML
9 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (7.89%) OOD
9 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Use Case
10 2 (5.26%) Document Management
10 2 (5.26%) System Testing
10 2 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.68%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 6 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.26%) BC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) Adobe
3 2 (5.26%) ILOG
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Perforce
4 1 (2.63%) SAP