The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Java Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 43 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.68% 0.79% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £323 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £47.50 £46.38
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +2.42%

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
456 485 511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 95.80% 95.85% 98.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 351 366
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 29
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Java Engineer in the job title.

Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Java Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Engineer across the South Wales region.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Java Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Engineer across the South Wales region.

Java Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +11 3 £438 +35.13%
Newport - 1 £525 -
Java Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 5 (38.46%) Spring
5 4 (30.77%) HTTP
5 4 (30.77%) JSON
5 4 (30.77%) RESTful
5 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Go
6 3 (23.08%) Ansible
6 3 (23.08%) DevOps
6 3 (23.08%) Kafka
6 3 (23.08%) Open Source
6 3 (23.08%) REST
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Web Development
7 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
7 2 (15.38%) OWASP
7 2 (15.38%) Scala
7 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (15.38%) High Availability
7 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
7 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
7 2 (15.38%) iXBRL

Java Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) JSON
2 4 (30.77%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) Kafka
3 3 (23.08%) REST
4 2 (15.38%) iXBRL
4 2 (15.38%) Play Framework
4 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
5 1 (7.69%) Dropwizard
5 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) JAX-RS
5 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 3 (23.08%) Open Source
5 3 (23.08%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) High Availability
6 2 (15.38%) Kanban
6 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
6 2 (15.38%) Microservices
6 2 (15.38%) OWASP
6 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
6 2 (15.38%) Secure Coding
7 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) Go
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet