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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 22 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Java 58 28 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.19% 6.00% 11.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.58% 15.64% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 23 25
Average daily rate
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£363 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £263 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £387 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 £19.17 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+656.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
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
246 179 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.23% 38.33% 35.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 118 82
Average daily rate £338 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £398 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.53 £11.50 £12.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.30 £35.00 £63.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 +3 34 £400 +45.45% 12
Newport -1 18 £363 -3.33% 2
Torfaen - - - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 90 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (37.80%) Web Services
3 59 (35.98%) XML
3 59 (35.98%) TDD
3 59 (35.98%) Spring
4 58 (35.37%) Selenium
5 50 (30.49%) Security Cleared
5 50 (30.49%) SQL
6 49 (29.88%) BDD
7 48 (29.27%) HTML
8 46 (28.05%) Scrum
9 44 (26.83%) SC Cleared
10 43 (26.22%) Subversion
11 42 (25.61%) Open Source
12 38 (23.17%) JUnit
13 37 (22.56%) JavaScript
14 36 (21.95%) J2EE
15 35 (21.34%) C#
16 33 (20.12%) Maven
17 32 (19.51%) Hibernate
18 29 (17.68%) .NET
18 29 (17.68%) WebDriver
19 28 (17.07%) JIRA
19 28 (17.07%) CSS
19 28 (17.07%) Ant
19 28 (17.07%) OO
20 26 (15.85%) XSLT
20 26 (15.85%) Jenkins
20 26 (15.85%) Relational Database
21 25 (15.24%) Oracle

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 19 (11.59%) WebSphere
2 16 (9.76%) Tomcat
2 16 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.76%) FileNet
3 15 (9.15%) JBoss
4 9 (5.49%) WebLogic
5 4 (2.44%) Apache
5 4 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.83%) Confluence
7 2 (1.22%) Node.js
7 2 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.61%) IIS
8 1 (0.61%) Mule
8 1 (0.61%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) HTTP
2 2 (1.22%) SSL
2 2 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.85%) Relational Database
2 23 (14.02%) SQL Server
3 15 (9.15%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.49%) CouchDB
4 9 (5.49%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.88%) DB2
6 7 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (3.66%) MySQL
8 5 (3.05%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.83%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 58 (35.37%) Selenium
2 43 (26.22%) Subversion
3 38 (23.17%) JUnit
4 33 (20.12%) Maven
5 29 (17.68%) WebDriver
6 28 (17.07%) Ant
6 28 (17.07%) JIRA
7 26 (15.85%) Jenkins
8 24 (14.63%) JMeter
9 23 (14.02%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (10.98%) TestNG
11 17 (10.37%) Bugzilla
12 15 (9.15%) TortoiseSVN
13 14 (8.54%) Eclipse
14 8 (4.88%) Visual Studio
14 8 (4.88%) SoapUI
14 8 (4.88%) Apache Ivy
15 6 (3.66%) Cucumber
15 6 (3.66%) Hudson
16 5 (3.05%) Gradle
General
1 20 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (2.44%) Banking
3 3 (1.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.22%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Games
5 1 (0.61%) Local Government
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (56.71%) Developer
2 71 (43.29%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.98%) Architect
3 18 (10.98%) Tester
4 12 (7.32%) Analyst
5 11 (6.71%) Test Analyst
5 11 (6.71%) Technical Architect
6 9 (5.49%) Java Architect
6 9 (5.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (3.05%) Software Engineer
7 5 (3.05%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.05%) Software Developer
8 4 (2.44%) Perl Developer
8 4 (2.44%) Integration Manager
8 4 (2.44%) Integration Project Manager
8 4 (2.44%) Scala Developer
9 3 (1.83%) Automation Analyst
9 3 (1.83%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (1.83%) Lead Software Engineer
9 3 (1.83%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (37.80%) Web Services
2 59 (35.98%) XML
2 59 (35.98%) Spring
3 48 (29.27%) HTML
4 36 (21.95%) J2EE
5 32 (19.51%) Hibernate
6 29 (17.68%) .NET
7 28 (17.07%) CSS
8 26 (15.85%) XSLT
9 22 (13.41%) SOAP
10 21 (12.80%) .NET Framework
10 21 (12.80%) Java SE
11 20 (12.20%) REST
12 18 (10.98%) Struts
13 17 (10.37%) jQuery
13 17 (10.37%) RESTful
14 15 (9.15%) HTML5
15 13 (7.93%) MyBatis
16 12 (7.32%) CSS3
17 11 (6.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (25.61%) Open Source
2 12 (7.32%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.05%) iSeries
4 4 (2.44%) AS400
5 3 (1.83%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.83%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.61%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.49%) Linux
2 7 (4.27%) UNIX
3 4 (2.44%) Windows
4 2 (1.22%) Solaris
4 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (54.88%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (35.98%) TDD
3 49 (29.88%) BDD
4 46 (28.05%) Scrum
5 28 (17.07%) OO
6 23 (14.02%) Automation Testing
7 22 (13.41%) SOA
8 21 (12.80%) UML
8 21 (12.80%) Kanban
9 20 (12.20%) Test Scripting
9 20 (12.20%) MVC
9 20 (12.20%) Load Testing
10 18 (10.98%) Test Management
11 17 (10.37%) Automated Testing
12 16 (9.76%) Software Engineering
12 16 (9.76%) Software Testing
13 13 (7.93%) Web Development
14 12 (7.32%) Configuration Management
15 11 (6.71%) RAD
16 10 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.49%) SQL
2 37 (22.56%) JavaScript
3 35 (21.34%) C#
4 18 (10.98%) Scala
5 6 (3.66%) Ruby
5 6 (3.66%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.66%) Perl
6 5 (3.05%) Python
7 4 (2.44%) PHP
7 4 (2.44%) Groovy
8 2 (1.22%) XPath
8 2 (1.22%) XQuery
9 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.61%) VB
9 1 (0.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 50 (30.49%) Security Cleared
2 44 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 18 (10.98%) ISTQB
4 16 (9.76%) ISEB
5 5 (3.05%) Degree
6 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.83%) vCloud
2 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (11.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (15.24%) Oracle
2 24 (14.63%) IBM
3 6 (3.66%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.44%) Informatica
4 4 (2.44%) Thunderhead
4 4 (2.44%) Guidewire
5 3 (1.83%) Talend
5 3 (1.83%) VMware
6 2 (1.22%) HP
6 2 (1.22%) Twitter
7 1 (0.61%) Splunk
7 1 (0.61%) ILOG
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.61%) Kofax
7 1 (0.61%) Adobe
7 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Rate: flexible
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Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago