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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Java 111 79 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.57% 13.76% 6.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.75% 36.24% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 66 23
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£355 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £58.50 £145.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
302 218 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 45.07% 37.98% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 168 118
Average daily rate £330 £325 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £79.25 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.81% +423.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £26.65 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £131.85 £43.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +7 79 £325 +23.80% 29
Newport -4 20 £365 +4.28% 1
Bridgend - 7 £450 - 2
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 107 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (43.13%) Scrum
3 84 (39.81%) Spring
4 75 (35.55%) Security Cleared
5 69 (32.70%) HTML
5 69 (32.70%) Web Services
6 67 (31.75%) SC Cleared
7 59 (27.96%) SQL
8 58 (27.49%) Hibernate
9 57 (27.01%) Jenkins
10 56 (26.54%) XML
11 55 (26.07%) Oracle
11 55 (26.07%) TDD
12 53 (25.12%) SOAP
13 52 (24.64%) OO
13 52 (24.64%) Subversion
14 50 (23.70%) JavaScript
15 46 (21.80%) Selenium
16 42 (19.91%) Maven
16 42 (19.91%) J2EE
17 41 (19.43%) .NET
17 41 (19.43%) JBoss
18 38 (18.01%) Linux
18 38 (18.01%) CSS
18 38 (18.01%) AngularJS
19 37 (17.54%) JMeter
20 35 (16.59%) Eclipse
21 34 (16.11%) HTTP
22 32 (15.17%) MongoDB
23 31 (14.69%) Configuration Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 41 (19.43%) JBoss
2 29 (13.74%) Tomcat
3 22 (10.43%) WebSphere
4 15 (7.11%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (5.69%) WebLogic
6 11 (5.21%) Confluence
7 8 (3.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (3.32%) Apache
9 6 (2.84%) SharePoint
10 5 (2.37%) FileNet
11 3 (1.42%) nginx
11 3 (1.42%) Liferay
11 3 (1.42%) SAS
12 2 (0.95%) IIS
12 2 (0.95%) Mule
12 2 (0.95%) WildFly
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.47%) Node.js
13 1 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.47%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.11%) HTTP
2 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.95%) DNS
3 2 (0.95%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) SAN
4 1 (0.47%) Firewall
4 1 (0.47%) IPsec
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
4 1 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.17%) MongoDB
2 28 (13.27%) SQL Server
3 27 (12.80%) Relational Database
4 24 (11.37%) MySQL
5 14 (6.64%) NoSQL
6 11 (5.21%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (5.21%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.47%) Adabas
11 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.47%) DB2
11 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.47%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 57 (27.01%) Jenkins
2 52 (24.64%) Subversion
3 46 (21.80%) Selenium
4 42 (19.91%) Maven
5 37 (17.54%) JMeter
6 35 (16.59%) Eclipse
7 30 (14.22%) Cucumber
8 27 (12.80%) JIRA
9 24 (11.37%) Hudson
10 15 (7.11%) WebDriver
11 14 (6.64%) Artifactory
12 13 (6.16%) JUnit
13 12 (5.69%) Gradle
14 11 (5.21%) SpecFlow
14 11 (5.21%) SoapUI
14 11 (5.21%) Spock
14 11 (5.21%) Geb
15 10 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (4.74%) MSBuild
16 8 (3.79%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (7.11%) Finance
2 8 (3.79%) Legal
3 3 (1.42%) Back Office
4 2 (0.95%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 118 (55.92%) Developer
2 96 (45.50%) Java Developer
3 25 (11.85%) Tester
4 21 (9.95%) Analyst
5 17 (8.06%) Test Analyst
6 12 (5.69%) Architect
6 12 (5.69%) Deployment Specialist
7 6 (2.84%) Perl Developer
7 6 (2.84%) AWS Developer
8 5 (2.37%) Team Leader
8 5 (2.37%) Test Engineer
8 5 (2.37%) Performance Tester
8 5 (2.37%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (2.37%) Senior Developer
8 5 (2.37%) Configuration Manager
8 5 (2.37%) Java Team Leader
8 5 (2.37%) Configuration Engineer
8 5 (2.37%) SCCM Engineer
8 5 (2.37%) Scala Developer
9 4 (1.90%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (39.81%) Spring
2 69 (32.70%) HTML
2 69 (32.70%) Web Services
3 58 (27.49%) Hibernate
4 56 (26.54%) XML
5 53 (25.12%) SOAP
6 42 (19.91%) J2EE
7 41 (19.43%) .NET
8 38 (18.01%) CSS
8 38 (18.01%) AngularJS
9 28 (13.27%) JPA
10 27 (12.80%) JSP
11 26 (12.32%) JDBC
11 26 (12.32%) Struts
12 22 (10.43%) jQuery
13 20 (9.48%) REST
13 20 (9.48%) JSF
14 19 (9.00%) Java SE
15 17 (8.06%) RESTful
16 15 (7.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.27%) Client/Server
2 6 (2.84%) User Experience
3 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.42%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.47%) GIS
5 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.01%) Linux
2 24 (11.37%) UNIX
3 12 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (5.21%) Windows
5 5 (2.37%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.95%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (50.71%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (43.13%) Scrum
3 55 (26.07%) TDD
4 52 (24.64%) OO
5 31 (14.69%) Configuration Management
6 29 (13.74%) Open Source
7 28 (13.27%) DevOps
8 26 (12.32%) BDD
9 25 (11.85%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (11.37%) Test Scripting
11 22 (10.43%) Web Development
12 21 (9.95%) SOA
12 21 (9.95%) ITIL
13 20 (9.48%) Unit Testing
14 19 (9.00%) OOA/OOD
15 16 (7.58%) RUP
15 16 (7.58%) DSDM
15 16 (7.58%) Release Management
16 15 (7.11%) Performance Testing
16 15 (7.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.96%) SQL
2 50 (23.70%) JavaScript
3 28 (13.27%) PL/SQL
4 18 (8.53%) Scala
5 14 (6.64%) Perl
5 14 (6.64%) C#
6 11 (5.21%) PowerShell
6 11 (5.21%) Jython
7 9 (4.27%) BeanShell
8 5 (2.37%) Ruby
8 5 (2.37%) Python
9 2 (0.95%) PHP
9 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) Groovy
10 1 (0.47%) COBOL
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (35.55%) Security Cleared
2 67 (31.75%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.16%) ISEB
4 5 (2.37%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.42%) Degree
6 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.37%) Active Directory
1 5 (2.37%) Docker
2 4 (1.90%) Shibboleth
3 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.95%) vCloud
5 1 (0.47%) Postfix
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
5 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (4.74%) Puppet
2 5 (2.37%) Windows Intune
2 5 (2.37%) SCSM
2 5 (2.37%) SCCM
3 4 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.47%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 55 (26.07%) Oracle
2 28 (13.27%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.64%) IBM
4 13 (6.16%) VMware
5 12 (5.69%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.21%) Twitter
7 3 (1.42%) Google
8 1 (0.47%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.47%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.47%) ESRI
8 1 (0.47%) Informatica
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco
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