The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 19 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Java 51 29 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.68% 7.16% 12.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.32% 25.22% 33.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 24
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +3.47%
Java
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
264 115 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 50.09% 28.40% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 83 78
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £45.00 £15.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +181.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.38 £35.50 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £190.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Java
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Java
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 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 January 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 19 £369 -10.33% 30
Newport +1 13 £438 +34.61%
Bridgend - 10 £375 - 3
Glamorgan - - - -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 53 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (41.28%) Security Cleared
3 40 (36.70%) SC Cleared
4 35 (32.11%) Spring
5 32 (29.36%) Open Source
6 29 (26.61%) XML
7 28 (25.69%) Scrum
8 27 (24.77%) TDD
8 27 (24.77%) Subversion
9 26 (23.85%) .NET
9 26 (23.85%) JBoss
10 24 (22.02%) SOA
11 21 (19.27%) SQL
11 21 (19.27%) HTML
11 21 (19.27%) Web Services
12 20 (18.35%) C#
13 19 (17.43%) Java SE
13 19 (17.43%) JIRA
14 18 (16.51%) Selenium
14 18 (16.51%) Jenkins
15 17 (15.60%) CSS
16 16 (14.68%) MVC
16 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
16 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
16 16 (14.68%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (13.76%) HTML5
17 15 (13.76%) jQuery
17 15 (13.76%) J2EE
17 15 (13.76%) Oracle
18 14 (12.84%) Eclipse

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (23.85%) JBoss
2 14 (12.84%) FileNet
3 13 (11.93%) Tomcat
4 12 (11.01%) WebSphere
5 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.67%) Apache
7 3 (2.75%) Confluence
7 3 (2.75%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.83%) Node.js
8 2 (1.83%) Mule
9 1 (0.92%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.92%) Zope
9 1 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) AMQP
2 1 (0.92%) Firewall
2 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.26%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.34%) DB2
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.67%) MySQL
6 3 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.83%) Ingres
7 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.92%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.92%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.92%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (24.77%) Subversion
2 19 (17.43%) JIRA
3 18 (16.51%) Selenium
3 18 (16.51%) Jenkins
4 16 (14.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (12.84%) Eclipse
5 14 (12.84%) Maven
6 13 (11.93%) JMeter
6 13 (11.93%) JUnit
7 9 (8.26%) WebDriver
7 9 (8.26%) Visual Studio
8 8 (7.34%) Bugzilla
8 8 (7.34%) Ant
9 7 (6.42%) TortoiseSVN
9 7 (6.42%) TestNG
10 6 (5.50%) SoapUI
11 5 (4.59%) ReSharper
11 5 (4.59%) Gradle
11 5 (4.59%) Artifactory
12 4 (3.67%) Hudson
General
1 9 (8.26%) Back Office
2 2 (1.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.92%) Finance
3 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (56.88%) Developer
2 45 (41.28%) Java Developer
3 17 (15.60%) Architect
4 14 (12.84%) Analyst
5 13 (11.93%) Technical Architect
6 10 (9.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Team Leader
7 6 (5.50%) Java Team Leader
7 6 (5.50%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.59%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (3.67%) Tester
9 4 (3.67%) Java Software Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (2.75%) Java Architect
10 3 (2.75%) Scala Developer
11 2 (1.83%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (32.11%) Spring
2 29 (26.61%) XML
3 26 (23.85%) .NET
4 21 (19.27%) HTML
4 21 (19.27%) Web Services
5 19 (17.43%) Java SE
6 17 (15.60%) CSS
7 15 (13.76%) HTML5
7 15 (13.76%) jQuery
7 15 (13.76%) J2EE
8 14 (12.84%) Hibernate
9 12 (11.01%) XSLT
9 12 (11.01%) RESTful
9 12 (11.01%) CSS3
10 11 (10.09%) REST
10 11 (10.09%) .NET Framework
10 11 (10.09%) SOAP
11 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (8.26%) ASP.NET
12 8 (7.34%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.36%) Open Source
2 5 (4.59%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.83%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.83%) NHS
3 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.92%) User Experience
4 1 (0.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.83%) Android
2 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.92%) UNIX
2 1 (0.92%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) Linux
2 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.62%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.69%) Scrum
3 27 (24.77%) TDD
4 24 (22.02%) SOA
5 16 (14.68%) MVC
6 12 (11.01%) BDD
7 11 (10.09%) Kanban
7 11 (10.09%) Workflow
8 10 (9.17%) UML
8 10 (9.17%) OO
9 9 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.34%) Automation Testing
10 8 (7.34%) Test Scripting
11 7 (6.42%) Test Management
11 7 (6.42%) Load Testing
11 7 (6.42%) Software Testing
12 6 (5.50%) Software Engineering
13 5 (4.59%) User Stories
13 5 (4.59%) Waterfall
13 5 (4.59%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.27%) SQL
2 20 (18.35%) C#
3 16 (14.68%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.09%) PL/SQL
5 8 (7.34%) Python
6 7 (6.42%) Scala
6 7 (6.42%) Perl
7 6 (5.50%) Ruby
8 5 (4.59%) PHP
9 2 (1.83%) C
10 1 (0.92%) Groovy
10 1 (0.92%) C++
10 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (41.28%) Security Cleared
2 40 (36.70%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.01%) ISEB
4 7 (6.42%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.75%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.83%) CBAP
6 2 (1.83%) Degree
7 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.75%) vCloud
2 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (8.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (13.76%) Oracle
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.75%) IBM
3 3 (2.75%) VMware
3 3 (2.75%) Progress
4 2 (1.83%) HP
4 2 (1.83%) ILOG
4 2 (1.83%) Twitter
5 1 (0.92%) Zend
5 1 (0.92%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.92%) Splunk
5 1 (0.92%) BEA
5 1 (0.92%) Citrix
5 1 (0.92%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.92%) AppSense
5 1 (0.92%) Kofax
5 1 (0.92%) Adobe
5 1 (0.92%) Business Objects
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
South Wales
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £175.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago