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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 46 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.58% 8.96% 10.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.33% 25.88% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
+8.21% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.62% +17.64%
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
206 170 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 42.92% 34.62% 36.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 117 68
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £288 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +178.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £25.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £175.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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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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 -11 13 £363 -14.45% 19
Bridgend - 10 £375 - 1
Newport -2 9 £425 +10.38% 4
Glamorgan - 1 £225 -
Torfaen - - - -
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (47.17%) Security Cleared
3 44 (41.51%) SC Cleared
4 35 (33.02%) Spring
5 31 (29.25%) Open Source
6 28 (26.42%) Subversion
6 28 (26.42%) Scrum
6 28 (26.42%) .NET
7 26 (24.53%) JBoss
8 24 (22.64%) SOA
8 24 (22.64%) SQL
9 22 (20.75%) TDD
10 20 (18.87%) C#
11 19 (17.92%) XML
11 19 (17.92%) Java SE
11 19 (17.92%) JIRA
12 18 (16.98%) Jenkins
12 18 (16.98%) HTML
13 17 (16.04%) Selenium
14 16 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (15.09%) PL/SQL
15 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
15 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
15 15 (14.15%) CSS
15 15 (14.15%) MVC
16 14 (13.21%) FileNet
16 14 (13.21%) Eclipse
17 13 (12.26%) Tomcat
17 13 (12.26%) JUnit
17 13 (12.26%) JMeter

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (24.53%) JBoss
2 14 (13.21%) FileNet
3 13 (12.26%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.38%) WebSphere
5 9 (8.49%) SharePoint
6 4 (3.77%) Apache
7 3 (2.83%) Mule
7 3 (2.83%) Confluence
8 1 (0.94%) Node.js
8 1 (0.94%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.94%) IIS
8 1 (0.94%) CMS
8 1 (0.94%) Zope
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Office
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Firewall
2 2 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (0.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.60%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.83%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (1.89%) DB2
5 2 (1.89%) Ingres
5 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.94%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.94%) Jackrabbit
6 1 (0.94%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (26.42%) Subversion
2 19 (17.92%) JIRA
3 18 (16.98%) Jenkins
4 17 (16.04%) Selenium
5 16 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (13.21%) Eclipse
7 13 (12.26%) JUnit
7 13 (12.26%) Maven
7 13 (12.26%) JMeter
8 9 (8.49%) Visual Studio
8 9 (8.49%) WebDriver
9 8 (7.55%) Bugzilla
9 8 (7.55%) Ant
10 7 (6.60%) TortoiseSVN
10 7 (6.60%) TestNG
11 6 (5.66%) SoapUI
12 5 (4.72%) Gradle
12 5 (4.72%) Artifactory
12 5 (4.72%) ReSharper
13 3 (2.83%) MSI
General
1 9 (8.49%) Back Office
2 2 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.94%) Finance
3 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (51.89%) Developer
2 40 (37.74%) Java Developer
3 15 (14.15%) Architect
4 14 (13.21%) Analyst
5 11 (10.38%) Technical Architect
6 8 (7.55%) Team Leader
6 8 (7.55%) Java Team Leader
7 7 (6.60%) Development Team Leader
8 6 (5.66%) Test Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Tester
10 4 (3.77%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Scala Developer
12 2 (1.89%) Designer
12 2 (1.89%) Android Developer
12 2 (1.89%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.02%) Spring
2 28 (26.42%) .NET
3 19 (17.92%) XML
3 19 (17.92%) Java SE
4 18 (16.98%) HTML
5 15 (14.15%) CSS
6 13 (12.26%) jQuery
7 12 (11.32%) HTML5
7 12 (11.32%) SOAP
7 12 (11.32%) Web Services
7 12 (11.32%) Hibernate
8 11 (10.38%) .NET Framework
8 11 (10.38%) CSS3
9 10 (9.43%) REST
9 10 (9.43%) Spring MVC
10 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET
10 9 (8.49%) RESTful
10 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (7.55%) Drools
11 8 (7.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (29.25%) Open Source
2 5 (4.72%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.89%) NHS
3 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.94%) Social Media
4 1 (0.94%) User Experience
4 1 (0.94%) Replication
4 1 (0.94%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) Biometrics
4 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Windows
1 3 (2.83%) Windows XP
1 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (2.83%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.89%) Android
2 2 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.42%) Scrum
3 24 (22.64%) SOA
4 22 (20.75%) TDD
5 15 (14.15%) MVC
6 11 (10.38%) Workflow
6 11 (10.38%) BDD
7 10 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.43%) UML
8 9 (8.49%) Software Testing
8 9 (8.49%) Kanban
9 8 (7.55%) Test Scripting
9 8 (7.55%) Automation Testing
9 8 (7.55%) OO
10 7 (6.60%) Load Testing
10 7 (6.60%) Test Management
11 5 (4.72%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.72%) User Stories
12 4 (3.77%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.77%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.64%) SQL
2 20 (18.87%) C#
3 16 (15.09%) PL/SQL
4 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.55%) Python
6 6 (5.66%) Perl
7 5 (4.72%) Ruby
7 5 (4.72%) Scala
8 4 (3.77%) PHP
9 2 (1.89%) C
10 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.94%) VB
10 1 (0.94%) C++
10 1 (0.94%) Groovy
10 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 50 (47.17%) Security Cleared
2 44 (41.51%) SC Cleared
3 12 (11.32%) ISEB
4 7 (6.60%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.83%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.89%) CBAP
7 1 (0.94%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (2.83%) vCloud
2 2 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.38%) Oracle
2 7 (6.60%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.83%) Citrix
3 3 (2.83%) Progress
3 3 (2.83%) IBM
3 3 (2.83%) VMware
3 3 (2.83%) AppSense
4 2 (1.89%) ILOG
4 2 (1.89%) Twitter
4 2 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (0.94%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.94%) Kofax
5 1 (0.94%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.94%) Zend
5 1 (0.94%) Splunk
5 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.94%) BEA
5 1 (0.94%) Adobe
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