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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing Java 81 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.11% 5.97% 8.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.85% 16.87% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 23 23
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
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
214 166 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 37.28% 35.39% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 120 80
Average daily rate £325 £308 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.74% -39.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 +9 39 £300 +9.09% 18
Newport +5 31 £405 +20.00% 2
Torfaen - 1 £375 -
Bridgend - - - - 3
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 81 (43.78%) TDD
2 79 (42.70%) Web Services
3 67 (36.22%) BDD
4 61 (32.97%) SQL
4 61 (32.97%) Spring
5 53 (28.65%) Scrum
6 51 (27.57%) Selenium
6 51 (27.57%) Scala
7 48 (25.95%) XML
8 45 (24.32%) OO
8 45 (24.32%) Security Cleared
9 43 (23.24%) Maven
9 43 (23.24%) JUnit
10 40 (21.62%) Hibernate
10 40 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
11 39 (21.08%) Ant
12 38 (20.54%) J2EE
13 37 (20.00%) HTML
14 36 (19.46%) JavaScript
15 35 (18.92%) SC Cleared
16 33 (17.84%) Subversion
16 33 (17.84%) Finance
17 31 (16.76%) SOAP
17 31 (16.76%) Play Framework
18 30 (16.22%) Akka
19 29 (15.68%) C#
19 29 (15.68%) WebDriver
20 28 (15.14%) Struts
21 27 (14.59%) UML
22 26 (14.05%) Web Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (9.73%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.65%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.49%) FileNet
3 12 (6.49%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (5.41%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.32%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.62%) Apache
7 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.54%) Mule
8 1 (0.54%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.62%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.89%) Cloud Computing
1 22 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.16%) HTTP
2 2 (1.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.89%) CouchDB
2 21 (11.35%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.11%) MongoDB
4 14 (7.57%) RDBMS
5 12 (6.49%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.70%) MySQL
7 4 (2.16%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.62%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.62%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.54%) Big Data
10 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (27.57%) Selenium
2 43 (23.24%) Maven
2 43 (23.24%) JUnit
3 39 (21.08%) Ant
4 33 (17.84%) Subversion
5 29 (15.68%) WebDriver
6 21 (11.35%) Jenkins
7 19 (10.27%) JIRA
7 19 (10.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (10.27%) Apache Ivy
8 18 (9.73%) TestNG
8 18 (9.73%) JMeter
9 16 (8.65%) Bugzilla
10 15 (8.11%) TortoiseSVN
11 8 (4.32%) Cucumber
11 8 (4.32%) Eclipse
12 7 (3.78%) JBehave
13 5 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (2.70%) Git (software)
14 4 (2.16%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (17.84%) Finance
2 10 (5.41%) Banking
3 7 (3.78%) Legal
4 2 (1.08%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.54%) Local Government
5 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (60.00%) Developer
2 62 (33.51%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.97%) Architect
4 19 (10.27%) Scala Developer
5 17 (9.19%) Tester
6 16 (8.65%) Java Architect
7 13 (7.03%) Analyst
8 12 (6.49%) Perl Developer
9 9 (4.86%) Team Leader
10 8 (4.32%) Development Team Leader
10 8 (4.32%) Java Team Leader
10 8 (4.32%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.24%) Lead Architect
11 6 (3.24%) Consultant
12 5 (2.70%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.70%) Project Manager
13 4 (2.16%) Front-End Developer
13 4 (2.16%) Integration Project Manager
13 4 (2.16%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.16%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (42.70%) Web Services
2 61 (32.97%) Spring
3 48 (25.95%) XML
4 40 (21.62%) Hibernate
5 38 (20.54%) J2EE
6 37 (20.00%) HTML
7 31 (16.76%) SOAP
7 31 (16.76%) Play Framework
8 30 (16.22%) Akka
9 28 (15.14%) Struts
10 24 (12.97%) .NET
11 22 (11.89%) Batik
11 22 (11.89%) SVG
12 21 (11.35%) RESTful
13 20 (10.81%) .NET Framework
13 20 (10.81%) CSS
14 19 (10.27%) JPA
15 18 (9.73%) REST
15 18 (9.73%) XSLT
16 17 (9.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.35%) Open Source
2 14 (7.57%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.86%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.24%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (2.70%) iSeries
6 4 (2.16%) AS400
7 3 (1.62%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.08%) GIS
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.11%) UNIX
2 10 (5.41%) Linux
3 7 (3.78%) Windows
4 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.08%) Solaris
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (43.78%) TDD
2 67 (36.22%) BDD
3 53 (28.65%) Scrum
4 45 (24.32%) OO
5 40 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (14.59%) UML
7 26 (14.05%) Web Development
8 23 (12.43%) MVC
8 23 (12.43%) Software Engineering
9 22 (11.89%) Process Management
9 22 (11.89%) Automation Testing
10 21 (11.35%) Kanban
11 20 (10.81%) Load Testing
12 19 (10.27%) Test Scripting
13 18 (9.73%) Test Management
14 17 (9.19%) Automated Testing
15 16 (8.65%) Software Testing
16 14 (7.57%) RAD
17 13 (7.03%) SOA
18 11 (5.95%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.97%) SQL
2 51 (27.57%) Scala
3 36 (19.46%) JavaScript
4 29 (15.68%) C#
5 12 (6.49%) Perl
6 6 (3.24%) Groovy
6 6 (3.24%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.62%) PHP
7 3 (1.62%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.62%) Ruby
8 2 (1.08%) XPath
8 2 (1.08%) C++
8 2 (1.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 45 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 35 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.73%) ISTQB
4 16 (8.65%) ISEB
5 11 (5.95%) Degree
6 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.62%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (10.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (11.89%) Oracle
2 21 (11.35%) IBM
3 6 (3.24%) JBoss
4 4 (2.16%) Informatica
4 4 (2.16%) Thunderhead
4 4 (2.16%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.16%) Guidewire
5 3 (1.62%) Talend
6 2 (1.08%) HP
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.54%) Zend
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