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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 23 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 42 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.18% 0.21% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.55% 0.23% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 0 7
Average daily rate
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£300 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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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
556 444 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.04% 93.67% 91.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 292 221
Average daily rate £340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £18.00 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +19 23 £250 - 9
Newport - 17 £450 -
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Java Developer
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Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 64 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (78.13%) Spring
3 43 (67.19%) SQL
4 40 (62.50%) XML
5 34 (53.13%) Web Services
6 29 (45.31%) Hibernate
7 27 (42.19%) HTML
8 25 (39.06%) J2EE
8 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
9 21 (32.81%) Relational Database
10 20 (31.25%) Struts
11 19 (29.69%) WebSphere
12 18 (28.13%) Finance
13 17 (26.56%) XSLT
14 16 (25.00%) IBM
14 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
15 15 (23.44%) TDD
15 15 (23.44%) Maven
16 14 (21.88%) RDBMS
16 14 (21.88%) UML
16 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
17 13 (20.31%) Java SE
17 13 (20.31%) Selenium
17 13 (20.31%) BDD
17 13 (20.31%) JUnit
17 13 (20.31%) CSS
17 13 (20.31%) Subversion
18 12 (18.75%) FileNet
18 12 (18.75%) SOAP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (29.69%) WebSphere
2 12 (18.75%) FileNet
3 8 (12.50%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.69%) Apache
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) Relational Database
2 14 (21.88%) RDBMS
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.81%) MySQL
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Maven
2 13 (20.31%) Selenium
2 13 (20.31%) JUnit
2 13 (20.31%) Subversion
3 11 (17.19%) Ant
4 8 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 6 (9.38%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (3.13%) JMeter
7 1 (1.56%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.56%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (28.13%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (78.13%) Spring
2 40 (62.50%) XML
3 34 (53.13%) Web Services
4 29 (45.31%) Hibernate
5 27 (42.19%) HTML
6 25 (39.06%) J2EE
7 20 (31.25%) Struts
8 17 (26.56%) XSLT
9 13 (20.31%) Java SE
9 13 (20.31%) CSS
10 12 (18.75%) SOAP
10 12 (18.75%) MyBatis
11 10 (15.63%) REST
11 10 (15.63%) JPA
12 7 (10.94%) JSP
12 7 (10.94%) Ajax
13 6 (9.38%) Spring Web Flow
13 6 (9.38%) Java EE
14 5 (7.81%) Servlets
14 5 (7.81%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.13%) Open Source
2 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Ubuntu
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) TDD
2 14 (21.88%) UML
2 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) BDD
4 11 (17.19%) RAD
4 11 (17.19%) Scrum
5 8 (12.50%) MVC
5 8 (12.50%) SOA
6 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.94%) Workflow
7 6 (9.38%) OOD
7 6 (9.38%) OO
8 4 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.69%) Web Development
10 2 (3.13%) Use Case
10 2 (3.13%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.13%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.13%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.13%) Data Analysis
10 2 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (67.19%) SQL
3 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.38%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) IBM
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) JBoss
4 1 (1.56%) Zend
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