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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 22 25 47
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 48 44 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.83% 7.33% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.22% 7.68% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 0
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£250 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.85% -9.33%
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
584 573 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.27% 95.50% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 404 243
Average daily rate £350 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.14% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +6 36 £250 -1.96% 7
Bridgend +6 5 £450 +12.50% 1
Newport -5 5 £350 -22.22% 2
Java Developer
Wales

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 77 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (84.42%) Spring
3 48 (62.34%) Web Services
4 42 (54.55%) XML
4 42 (54.55%) SOAP
5 40 (51.95%) Hibernate
6 37 (48.05%) HTML
7 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (37.66%) OO
9 28 (36.36%) Scrum
9 28 (36.36%) Security Cleared
9 28 (36.36%) AngularJS
10 27 (35.06%) SC Cleared
11 26 (33.77%) Oracle
11 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
11 26 (33.77%) Struts
11 26 (33.77%) JDBC
11 26 (33.77%) JSP
12 24 (31.17%) SQL
12 24 (31.17%) MySQL
13 23 (29.87%) HTTP
13 23 (29.87%) Relational Database
14 22 (28.57%) Web Development
14 22 (28.57%) JPA
15 21 (27.27%) Eclipse
15 21 (27.27%) JBoss
16 20 (25.97%) Subversion
17 19 (24.68%) Tomcat
18 16 (20.78%) PL/SQL
18 16 (20.78%) WebSphere

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 21 (27.27%) JBoss
2 19 (24.68%) Tomcat
3 16 (20.78%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.49%) Confluence
5 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.60%) WildFly
6 2 (2.60%) FileNet
7 1 (1.30%) CMS
7 1 (1.30%) Apache
7 1 (1.30%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.30%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.87%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) MySQL
2 23 (29.87%) Relational Database
3 9 (11.69%) MongoDB
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
5 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.30%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Eclipse
2 20 (25.97%) Subversion
3 15 (19.48%) Jenkins
4 12 (15.58%) Cucumber
5 9 (11.69%) Maven
5 9 (11.69%) JIRA
6 7 (9.09%) Selenium
7 6 (7.79%) Hudson
7 6 (7.79%) JUnit
8 5 (6.49%) Spock
8 5 (6.49%) Geb
9 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.60%) Gradle
10 2 (2.60%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.60%) JMeter
11 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.30%) ReSharper
11 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.30%) Mockito
General
1 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Back Office
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (84.42%) Spring
2 48 (62.34%) Web Services
3 42 (54.55%) XML
3 42 (54.55%) SOAP
4 40 (51.95%) Hibernate
5 37 (48.05%) HTML
6 28 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 26 (33.77%) JDBC
7 26 (33.77%) JSP
7 26 (33.77%) Struts
8 22 (28.57%) JPA
9 15 (19.48%) Java SE
10 14 (18.18%) J2EE
11 13 (16.88%) CSS
12 12 (15.58%) MyBatis
12 12 (15.58%) REST
13 6 (7.79%) JSF
14 5 (6.49%) XSLT
14 5 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (5.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.60%) User Experience
2 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) UNIX
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (37.66%) OO
3 28 (36.36%) Scrum
4 22 (28.57%) Web Development
5 16 (20.78%) Unit Testing
6 13 (16.88%) SOA
7 11 (14.29%) TDD
8 7 (9.09%) Open Source
8 7 (9.09%) DevOps
9 6 (7.79%) BDD
9 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (7.79%) Pair Programming
9 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.49%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (6.49%) RUP
10 5 (6.49%) DSDM
10 5 (6.49%) Release Management
10 5 (6.49%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.49%) SDLC
11 4 (5.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (33.77%) JavaScript
3 24 (31.17%) SQL
4 16 (20.78%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.49%) Scala
6 1 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 28 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 27 (35.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.90%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Oracle
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Twitter
3 4 (5.19%) IBM