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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 5 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 115 106 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.20% 17.97% 10.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 31.45% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 83 36
Median daily rate £475 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £304 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
299 337 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.31% 57.12% 53.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 276 197
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newport +7 49 £488 +28.28% 3
Cardiff 0 40 £425 +9.67% 8
Caerphilly - 1 £278 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Java.

1 125 (70.22%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (42.70%) TDD
3 63 (35.39%) Scrum
4 54 (30.34%) JSON
5 50 (28.09%) BDD
6 48 (26.97%) Relational Database
7 40 (22.47%) RESTful
8 39 (21.91%) Software Engineering
9 37 (20.79%) Amazon AWS
9 37 (20.79%) OWASP
10 36 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (19.10%) Kanban
11 34 (19.10%) Open Source
11 34 (19.10%) Linux
11 34 (19.10%) HTTP
12 33 (18.54%) REST
12 33 (18.54%) Jenkins
12 33 (18.54%) Secure Coding
13 32 (17.98%) Security Cleared
13 32 (17.98%) Spring
14 31 (17.42%) Web Development
15 28 (15.73%) DevOps
16 27 (15.17%) Microservices
16 27 (15.17%) HTML
16 27 (15.17%) Python
17 26 (14.61%) Finance
18 25 (14.04%) Web Services
18 25 (14.04%) SQL
19 23 (12.92%) Configuration Management
19 23 (12.92%) Scala

Java
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.37%) Cloud Foundry
1 6 (3.37%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (3.37%) JBoss
2 5 (2.81%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.81%) Liferay
3 4 (2.25%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.69%) Apache
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.12%) Confluence
5 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.56%) Mule
6 1 (0.56%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (6.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (20.79%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.43%) PaaS
3 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.10%) HTTP
2 4 (2.25%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (26.97%) Relational Database
2 21 (11.80%) MongoDB
3 14 (7.87%) Big Data
4 10 (5.62%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.49%) Neo4j
6 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.81%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.81%) HBase
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.12%) MySQL
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
11 1 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.56%) GIS
11 1 (0.56%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.56%) QlikView
11 1 (0.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 33 (18.54%) Jenkins
2 20 (11.24%) Selenium
3 18 (10.11%) Git (software)
4 16 (8.99%) Cucumber
5 15 (8.43%) JUnit
6 12 (6.74%) JMeter
6 12 (6.74%) Maven
6 12 (6.74%) Subversion
7 8 (4.49%) LoadRunner
8 6 (3.37%) Mercurial
8 6 (3.37%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.81%) Bazaar
9 5 (2.81%) JBehave
9 5 (2.81%) Rational Performance Tester
10 4 (2.25%) JIRA
11 3 (1.69%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.69%) The Grinder
12 2 (1.12%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.12%) jMock
12 2 (1.12%) Mockito
General
1 26 (14.61%) Finance
2 14 (7.87%) Marketing
3 13 (7.30%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.18%) Electronics
4 11 (6.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 124 (69.66%) Developer
2 91 (51.12%) Java Developer
3 21 (11.80%) Agile Developer
4 20 (11.24%) Agile Java Developer
5 19 (10.67%) Senior Developer
6 18 (10.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (5.62%) Java Engineer
7 10 (5.62%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.06%) Analyst
8 9 (5.06%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.93%) AWS Developer
9 7 (3.93%) Cloud Developer
9 7 (3.93%) Consultant
9 7 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Applications Developer
10 6 (3.37%) Architect
10 6 (3.37%) Elasticsearch Developer
10 6 (3.37%) Security Engineer
10 6 (3.37%) Tester
10 6 (3.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (30.34%) JSON
2 40 (22.47%) RESTful
3 33 (18.54%) REST
4 32 (17.98%) Spring
5 27 (15.17%) HTML
6 25 (14.04%) Web Services
7 21 (11.80%) Kafka
8 19 (10.67%) CSS
9 14 (7.87%) XML
10 13 (7.30%) Hibernate
10 13 (7.30%) J2EE
11 12 (6.74%) Dropwizard
11 12 (6.74%) SOAP
12 11 (6.18%) Spring Boot
13 9 (5.06%) AngularJS
13 9 (5.06%) HTML5
13 9 (5.06%) iXBRL
14 8 (4.49%) CSS3
14 8 (4.49%) JAX-RS
15 7 (3.93%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.06%) Algorithms
2 4 (2.25%) Cryptography
2 4 (2.25%) Telematics
3 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.12%) User Experience
5 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.56%) Fintech
5 1 (0.56%) iPad
5 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.56%) Physics
5 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.10%) Linux
2 11 (6.18%) Unix
3 7 (3.93%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.69%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.69%) Windows
5 1 (0.56%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.56%) CentOS
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (70.22%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (42.70%) TDD
3 63 (35.39%) Scrum
4 50 (28.09%) BDD
5 39 (21.91%) Software Engineering
6 37 (20.79%) OWASP
7 36 (20.22%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (19.10%) Kanban
8 34 (19.10%) Open Source
9 33 (18.54%) Secure Coding
10 31 (17.42%) Web Development
11 28 (15.73%) DevOps
12 27 (15.17%) Microservices
13 23 (12.92%) Configuration Management
14 18 (10.11%) OO
15 15 (8.43%) Continuous Delivery
15 15 (8.43%) High Availability
16 12 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (6.74%) Domain-Driven Design
17 11 (6.18%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.17%) Python
2 25 (14.04%) SQL
3 23 (12.92%) Scala
4 22 (12.36%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.55%) Go
6 9 (5.06%) Ruby
7 8 (4.49%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.25%) Groovy
9 3 (1.69%) ABAP
10 2 (1.12%) C
10 2 (1.12%) R
10 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) C#
11 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.62%) ISEB
4 9 (5.06%) CEH
4 9 (5.06%) CISSP
4 9 (5.06%) CREST Certified
5 4 (2.25%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.56%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.56%) Degree
7 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (2.81%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) Docker
2 2 (1.12%) HDFS
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.56%) vCloud
3 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (11.24%) Ansible
2 3 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) Consul
3 1 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.56%) Oozie
3 1 (0.56%) Pingdom
3 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (7.87%) SAP
2 11 (6.18%) Oracle
3 8 (4.49%) Cloudera
4 7 (3.93%) HP
5 4 (2.25%) Splunk
6 3 (1.69%) Siebel
7 1 (0.56%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) Cognos
7 1 (0.56%) Google
7 1 (0.56%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.56%) OpenText
7 1 (0.56%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.56%) Perforce
7 1 (0.56%) Tableau
7 1 (0.56%) Xamarin