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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 51 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 17 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.19% 6.15% 4.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 6.37% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 17
Average daily rate £464 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £370 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.26%
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
525 471 545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 98.50% 96.52% 95.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 337 330
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £497 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 16 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.60% -11.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 13 £464 +12.42% 2
Newport +7 4 - -
Java Developer
Wales

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (65.63%) TDD
4 19 (59.38%) Spring
4 19 (59.38%) Hibernate
4 19 (59.38%) SQL
5 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
6 16 (50.00%) HTML
7 15 (46.88%) JSF
7 15 (46.88%) jQuery
7 15 (46.88%) Selenium
8 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
9 13 (40.63%) Ant
9 13 (40.63%) Maven
9 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
10 12 (37.50%) Subversion
10 12 (37.50%) J2EE
11 11 (34.38%) SOAP
11 11 (34.38%) XML
11 11 (34.38%) OO
12 10 (31.25%) REST
12 10 (31.25%) JPA
12 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
12 10 (31.25%) RESTful
12 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
12 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
12 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
13 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (28.13%) ILOG
13 9 (28.13%) Scrum

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 9 (28.13%) Confluence
1 9 (28.13%) FileNet
1 9 (28.13%) LiveCycle
2 8 (25.00%) JBoss
2 8 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (21.88%) GeoServer
3 7 (21.88%) IIS
4 6 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (6.25%) Apache Solr
7 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Gliffy
2 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (28.13%) MongoDB
2 9 (28.13%) NoSQL
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (25.00%) Redis
4 7 (21.88%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
7 2 (6.25%) Neo4j
8 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Selenium
2 13 (40.63%) Ant
2 13 (40.63%) Maven
3 12 (37.50%) Subversion
4 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 9 (28.13%) Eclipse
5 9 (28.13%) Hudson
5 9 (28.13%) JIRA
6 7 (21.88%) DbUnit
6 7 (21.88%) JUnit
6 7 (21.88%) Spock
6 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (18.75%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) Hibernate
1 19 (59.38%) Spring
2 16 (50.00%) HTML
3 15 (46.88%) jQuery
3 15 (46.88%) JSF
4 12 (37.50%) J2EE
5 11 (34.38%) SOAP
5 11 (34.38%) XML
6 10 (31.25%) JPA
6 10 (31.25%) REST
6 10 (31.25%) RESTful
7 8 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (25.00%) Kafka
7 8 (25.00%) Mojolicious
8 7 (21.88%) Dojo
8 7 (21.88%) Java EE
8 7 (21.88%) Java SE
8 7 (21.88%) JRules
8 7 (21.88%) JSTS
8 7 (21.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Replication
2 4 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (65.63%) TDD
3 11 (34.38%) OO
4 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 9 (28.13%) Scrum
6 8 (25.00%) Document Management
7 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) MVC
9 3 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (9.38%) OOD
9 3 (9.38%) SOA
9 3 (9.38%) UML
9 3 (9.38%) Use Case
10 2 (6.25%) Coaching
10 2 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (6.25%) System Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
10 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
5 8 (25.00%) Go
5 8 (25.00%) Perl
5 8 (25.00%) Scala
6 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (15.63%) BC Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Adobe
1 9 (28.13%) ILOG
1 9 (28.13%) Splunk
2 7 (21.88%) Kofax
3 4 (12.50%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft