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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 58 101 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.33% 15.03% 14.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.69% 33.89% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 78 66
Median daily rate £444 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.88% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
183 298 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 35.74% 44.35% 36.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 214 165
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% +18.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Cardiff -6 26 £358 +10.00% 5
Newport +8 21 £475 +30.13% 2
Bridgend -4 2 £500 +11.11% 2
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 96 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (47.48%) TDD
3 53 (38.13%) JavaScript
4 52 (37.41%) Selenium
5 48 (34.53%) Security Cleared
6 46 (33.09%) Web Development
7 42 (30.22%) CSS
8 41 (29.50%) Cucumber
9 39 (28.06%) Perl
10 36 (25.90%) .NET
11 34 (24.46%) jQuery
12 33 (23.74%) SC Cleared
13 32 (23.02%) OO
13 32 (23.02%) Software Engineering
14 29 (20.86%) Unix
14 29 (20.86%) HTML
14 29 (20.86%) BDD
15 28 (20.14%) Scrum
16 24 (17.27%) SQL
17 23 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (15.83%) Configuration Management
19 21 (15.11%) Legal
20 20 (14.39%) XML
20 20 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
20 20 (14.39%) JSON
21 19 (13.67%) JMeter
22 18 (12.95%) Kanban
22 18 (12.95%) Jenkins
23 17 (12.23%) Relational Database
23 17 (12.23%) Subversion

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 7 (5.04%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.32%) Apache
2 6 (4.32%) JBoss
3 5 (3.60%) MQSeries
3 5 (3.60%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.16%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.16%) IIS
5 3 (2.16%) Jetty
5 3 (2.16%) Mongrel
5 3 (2.16%) nginx
6 2 (1.44%) Confluence
6 2 (1.44%) FileNet
6 2 (1.44%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.72%) MS Office
1 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.47%) PaaS
3 8 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (3.60%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (3.60%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.60%) Google App Engine
4 5 (3.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (2.16%) Route 53
6 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.79%) HTTP
2 6 (4.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.60%) DHCP
3 5 (3.60%) DNS
3 5 (3.60%) FTP
3 5 (3.60%) SSL
4 4 (2.88%) Firewall
4 4 (2.88%) Network Security
4 4 (2.88%) Wireless
4 4 (2.88%) Wireless Security
5 3 (2.16%) IPsec
6 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.72%) Internet
6 1 (0.72%) SSH
6 1 (0.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.23%) Relational Database
2 10 (7.19%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.88%) MySQL
5 4 (2.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.16%) Big Data
6 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.44%) HBase
7 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (37.41%) Selenium
2 41 (29.50%) Cucumber
3 19 (13.67%) JMeter
4 18 (12.95%) Jenkins
5 17 (12.23%) Subversion
6 16 (11.51%) Visual Studio
7 13 (9.35%) JIRA
8 12 (8.63%) WebDriver
9 11 (7.91%) Git (software)
9 11 (7.91%) SpecFlow
10 8 (5.76%) Eclipse
10 8 (5.76%) Maven
11 7 (5.04%) Ant
11 7 (5.04%) JUnit
12 5 (3.60%) Bazaar
12 5 (3.60%) Mercurial
13 4 (2.88%) Burp Suite
13 4 (2.88%) DbUnit
13 4 (2.88%) Spock
14 3 (2.16%) Travis CI
General
1 21 (15.11%) Legal
2 15 (10.79%) Finance
3 4 (2.88%) Marketing
4 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.44%) Banking
5 2 (1.44%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Electronics
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 73 (52.52%) Developer
2 33 (23.74%) Java Developer
3 28 (20.14%) Web Developer
4 15 (10.79%) Analyst
5 13 (9.35%) Test Analyst
6 12 (8.63%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (7.91%) Tester
8 10 (7.19%) Perl Developer
9 9 (6.47%) Agile Developer
9 9 (6.47%) Change Manager
10 8 (5.76%) Website Developer
11 7 (5.04%) Agile Java Developer
11 7 (5.04%) Unix Developer
12 6 (4.32%) Architect
12 6 (4.32%) Perl Web Developer
12 6 (4.32%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 5 (3.60%) DevOps Engineer
14 4 (2.88%) Angular Developer
14 4 (2.88%) Java Engineer
14 4 (2.88%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.22%) CSS
2 36 (25.90%) .NET
3 34 (24.46%) jQuery
4 29 (20.86%) HTML
5 20 (14.39%) JSON
5 20 (14.39%) XML
6 15 (10.79%) SOAP
6 15 (10.79%) Spring
7 14 (10.07%) J2EE
8 13 (9.35%) Kafka
8 13 (9.35%) REST
9 10 (7.19%) Ajax
10 9 (6.47%) HTML5
10 9 (6.47%) JSF
10 9 (6.47%) XHTML
11 8 (5.76%) CSS3
11 8 (5.76%) Hibernate
12 7 (5.04%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.32%) LESS
13 6 (4.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.32%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.88%) Cryptography
2 4 (2.88%) Telematics
3 3 (2.16%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.72%) CESG
4 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.72%) PKI
4 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.86%) Unix
2 15 (10.79%) Linux
3 2 (1.44%) Windows
4 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (69.06%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (47.48%) TDD
3 46 (33.09%) Web Development
4 32 (23.02%) OO
4 32 (23.02%) Software Engineering
5 29 (20.86%) BDD
6 28 (20.14%) Scrum
7 23 (16.55%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (15.83%) Configuration Management
9 18 (12.95%) Kanban
10 15 (10.79%) DevOps
10 15 (10.79%) Open Source
10 15 (10.79%) OWASP
11 13 (9.35%) Secure Coding
12 12 (8.63%) Test Automation
13 11 (7.91%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (7.91%) Test Scripting
14 10 (7.19%) Project Planning
14 10 (7.19%) Use Case
15 9 (6.47%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.13%) JavaScript
2 39 (28.06%) Perl
3 24 (17.27%) SQL
4 14 (10.07%) Python
5 7 (5.04%) C
5 7 (5.04%) PHP
6 5 (3.60%) PL/SQL
6 5 (3.60%) Scala
7 4 (2.88%) C++
7 4 (2.88%) Ruby
8 3 (2.16%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.72%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.72%) C#
10 1 (0.72%) Go
10 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 48 (34.53%) Security Cleared
2 33 (23.74%) SC Cleared
3 12 (8.63%) ISEB
4 9 (6.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (5.04%) CEH
5 7 (5.04%) CISSP
5 7 (5.04%) CREST Certified
6 5 (3.60%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.88%) CISA
7 4 (2.88%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (2.88%) OSCP
8 3 (2.16%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (1.44%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.72%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.44%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (6.47%) Docker
2 6 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (3.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) Ansible
2 5 (3.60%) Fluentd
2 5 (3.60%) Puppet
2 5 (3.60%) Terraform
3 3 (2.16%) Marathon
3 3 (2.16%) Mesos
3 3 (2.16%) Piwik
4 2 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.72%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (7.19%) Oracle
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.32%) Google
3 6 (4.32%) VMware
4 5 (3.60%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.88%) Cloudera
6 3 (2.16%) IBM
7 2 (1.44%) Adobe
7 2 (1.44%) HP
7 2 (1.44%) ILOG
7 2 (1.44%) SAP
7 2 (1.44%) Splunk
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco
8 1 (0.72%) Perforce
8 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
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