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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 26 49 23
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 31 4 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.45% 0.90% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.74% 0.96% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 13
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£259 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.50% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £312 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £324 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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%
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
540 418 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 94.90% 93.72% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 279 223
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.25 £11.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £19.17 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 September 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 September 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 +16 26 £255 -19.68% 13
Newport - 3 £425 -
Torfaen - - - -
Java Developer
Wales

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 75 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (65.33%) XML
2 49 (65.33%) Spring
3 43 (57.33%) SQL
4 40 (53.33%) Web Services
5 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (42.67%) J2EE
7 30 (40.00%) Hibernate
8 27 (36.00%) HTML
8 27 (36.00%) JavaScript
9 26 (34.67%) XSLT
10 23 (30.67%) Relational Database
11 21 (28.00%) Security Cleared
12 20 (26.67%) WebSphere
13 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
13 19 (25.33%) Struts
13 19 (25.33%) IBM
14 17 (22.67%) TDD
15 16 (21.33%) Subversion
16 15 (20.00%) Maven
16 15 (20.00%) RDBMS
16 15 (20.00%) FileNet
16 15 (20.00%) Finance
17 14 (18.67%) UML
17 14 (18.67%) JUnit
17 14 (18.67%) Java SE
17 14 (18.67%) Selenium
18 13 (17.33%) BDD
18 13 (17.33%) MyBatis
18 13 (17.33%) SOAP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 20 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 15 (20.00%) FileNet
3 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.00%) Apache
6 2 (2.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) HTTP
1 1 (1.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.67%) Relational Database
2 15 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 9 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (10.67%) DB2
5 5 (6.67%) MySQL
6 3 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (21.33%) Subversion
2 15 (20.00%) Maven
3 14 (18.67%) JUnit
3 14 (18.67%) Selenium
4 9 (12.00%) Ant
5 8 (10.67%) Eclipse
6 4 (5.33%) Apache Ivy
7 2 (2.67%) Hudson
7 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.67%) JMeter
7 2 (2.67%) JIRA
8 1 (1.33%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.33%) ClearCase
8 1 (1.33%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Banking
2 1 (1.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (65.33%) XML
1 49 (65.33%) Spring
2 40 (53.33%) Web Services
3 32 (42.67%) J2EE
4 30 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 27 (36.00%) HTML
6 26 (34.67%) XSLT
7 19 (25.33%) Struts
8 14 (18.67%) Java SE
9 13 (17.33%) MyBatis
9 13 (17.33%) SOAP
10 12 (16.00%) CSS
11 11 (14.67%) REST
12 9 (12.00%) JPA
13 7 (9.33%) JSF
13 7 (9.33%) JSP
13 7 (9.33%) Ajax
14 6 (8.00%) Spring Web Flow
15 5 (6.67%) Servlets
16 4 (5.33%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Open Source
2 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.67%) TDD
3 14 (18.67%) UML
4 13 (17.33%) BDD
5 11 (14.67%) Scrum
5 11 (14.67%) RAD
6 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 9 (12.00%) OO
7 9 (12.00%) SOA
8 6 (8.00%) OOD
8 6 (8.00%) MVC
8 6 (8.00%) Workflow
9 4 (5.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.33%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (4.00%) Web Development
10 3 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.67%) Web Application Development
11 2 (2.67%) DevOps
11 2 (2.67%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (57.33%) SQL
3 27 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.67%) Python
6 3 (4.00%) Ruby
7 2 (2.67%) Perl
7 2 (2.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (25.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) IBM
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) JBoss
4 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.67%) Twitter
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