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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 97 86 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.88% 15.03% 8.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.49% 43.00% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 66 14
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£350 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £525 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
252 200 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 51.64% 34.97% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 132 82
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Newport -3 57 £349 -17.94% 3
Cardiff -9 24 £388 -8.82% 10
Bridgend +9 5 £375 -6.25% 1
Glamorgan - 1 £225 -
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 78 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (51.35%) Security Cleared
3 70 (47.30%) Scrum
3 70 (47.30%) SC Cleared
4 48 (32.43%) .NET
5 40 (27.03%) TDD
6 39 (26.35%) Spring
7 36 (24.32%) Subversion
7 36 (24.32%) SQL
8 34 (22.97%) Jenkins
9 32 (21.62%) JBoss
10 28 (18.92%) Hibernate
11 25 (16.89%) Selenium
12 22 (14.86%) WebSphere
12 22 (14.86%) BDD
12 22 (14.86%) JMeter
12 22 (14.86%) SOA
12 22 (14.86%) Eclipse
13 21 (14.19%) XML
13 21 (14.19%) PL/SQL
13 21 (14.19%) Test Scripting
13 21 (14.19%) Java SE
14 20 (13.51%) Web Services
14 20 (13.51%) Cucumber
15 18 (12.16%) ITIL
15 18 (12.16%) C#
15 18 (12.16%) ISEB
15 18 (12.16%) Unit Testing
16 17 (11.49%) jQuery
17 16 (10.81%) Maven

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 32 (21.62%) JBoss
2 22 (14.86%) WebSphere
3 16 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.43%) FileNet
5 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.73%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (2.70%) Apache
8 3 (2.03%) Mule
8 3 (2.03%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.35%) WildFly
9 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.68%) IIS
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.68%) nginx
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.68%) Node.js
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.68%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MS Office
1 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Staffware
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.70%) Firewall
2 3 (2.03%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) SAN
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.35%) MySQL
4 2 (1.35%) Ingres
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 36 (24.32%) Subversion
2 34 (22.97%) Jenkins
3 25 (16.89%) Selenium
4 22 (14.86%) Eclipse
4 22 (14.86%) JMeter
5 20 (13.51%) Cucumber
6 16 (10.81%) Maven
7 14 (9.46%) JUnit
8 13 (8.78%) JIRA
9 11 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (7.43%) WebDriver
9 11 (7.43%) SpecFlow
9 11 (7.43%) Gradle
9 11 (7.43%) Artifactory
10 9 (6.08%) Hudson
10 9 (6.08%) Visual Studio
11 8 (5.41%) MSBuild
12 7 (4.73%) TestNG
12 7 (4.73%) Bugzilla
13 3 (2.03%) MSI
General
1 10 (6.76%) Back Office
2 5 (3.38%) Legal
3 4 (2.70%) Finance
4 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (51.35%) Developer
2 51 (34.46%) Java Developer
3 19 (12.84%) Analyst
3 19 (12.84%) Tester
4 12 (8.11%) Deployment Specialist
5 9 (6.08%) Test Analyst
6 8 (5.41%) Architect
6 8 (5.41%) Team Leader
6 8 (5.41%) Java Team Leader
7 7 (4.73%) Development Team Leader
7 7 (4.73%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.05%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (4.05%) Scala Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Perl Developer
9 5 (3.38%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.70%) AWS Developer
11 3 (2.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 3 (2.03%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.43%) .NET
2 39 (26.35%) Spring
3 28 (18.92%) Hibernate
4 21 (14.19%) Java SE
4 21 (14.19%) XML
5 20 (13.51%) Web Services
6 17 (11.49%) jQuery
7 16 (10.81%) SOAP
8 15 (10.14%) HTML
8 15 (10.14%) REST
9 12 (8.11%) CSS
10 11 (7.43%) .NET Framework
10 11 (7.43%) RESTful
10 11 (7.43%) HTML5
10 11 (7.43%) MyBatis
11 9 (6.08%) Drools
11 9 (6.08%) CSS3
11 9 (6.08%) Java EE
12 8 (5.41%) Mojolicious
13 7 (4.73%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Open Source
2 9 (6.08%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.05%) User Experience
4 3 (2.03%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.35%) NHS
6 1 (0.68%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.68%) GIS
6 1 (0.68%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.76%) UNIX
2 7 (4.73%) Windows
3 5 (3.38%) Linux
4 3 (2.03%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.03%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (52.70%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (47.30%) Scrum
3 40 (27.03%) TDD
4 22 (14.86%) SOA
4 22 (14.86%) BDD
5 21 (14.19%) Test Scripting
6 18 (12.16%) Unit Testing
6 18 (12.16%) ITIL
7 14 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (8.78%) Configuration Management
8 13 (8.78%) Regression Testing
9 12 (8.11%) Test-First Development
9 12 (8.11%) Software Engineering
10 11 (7.43%) Load Testing
10 11 (7.43%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (6.76%) Workflow
11 10 (6.76%) OO
12 9 (6.08%) Automation Testing
12 9 (6.08%) Waterfall
12 9 (6.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.32%) SQL
2 21 (14.19%) PL/SQL
3 18 (12.16%) C#
4 16 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 15 (10.14%) Scala
6 12 (8.11%) Perl
7 9 (6.08%) Jython
7 9 (6.08%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.70%) Python
9 3 (2.03%) PHP
10 2 (1.35%) C
10 2 (1.35%) Ruby
11 1 (0.68%) Groovy
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.68%) C++
11 1 (0.68%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 76 (51.35%) Security Cleared
2 70 (47.30%) SC Cleared
3 18 (12.16%) ISEB
4 7 (4.73%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.35%) CBAP
5 2 (1.35%) Degree
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.68%) vSphere
2 1 (0.68%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Nagios
2 1 (0.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.43%) Oracle
3 3 (2.03%) Progress
3 3 (2.03%) Citrix
3 3 (2.03%) AppSense
3 3 (2.03%) Google
4 2 (1.35%) HP
5 1 (0.68%) Zend
5 1 (0.68%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.68%) BEA
5 1 (0.68%) ILOG
5 1 (0.68%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.68%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.68%) ESRI
5 1 (0.68%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
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