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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 81 96 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.80% 19.24% 15.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.62% 36.78% 44.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 73 68
Median daily rate £375 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -15.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £439 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.90 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
283 261 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 58.71% 52.30% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 193 134
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 51 £375 -3.22% 10
Newport +2 23 £350 +0.35% 1
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Java.

1 112 (75.17%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (59.06%) TDD
3 83 (55.70%) Selenium
4 78 (52.35%) jQuery
5 74 (49.66%) Perl
6 73 (48.99%) Cucumber
7 67 (44.97%) Unix
7 67 (44.97%) OO
8 64 (42.95%) Software Engineering
9 63 (42.28%) JavaScript
10 57 (38.26%) SQL
11 55 (36.91%) Security Cleared
12 48 (32.21%) Legal
13 46 (30.87%) CSS
14 39 (26.17%) SC Cleared
15 35 (23.49%) RESTful
15 35 (23.49%) Web Development
15 35 (23.49%) XML
15 35 (23.49%) HTML
16 34 (22.82%) MongoDB
17 32 (21.48%) NoSQL
17 32 (21.48%) Mojolicious
17 32 (21.48%) .NET
17 32 (21.48%) Scala
18 31 (20.81%) Go
19 29 (19.46%) Kafka
20 28 (18.79%) Redis
21 24 (16.11%) Scrum
22 22 (14.77%) Visual Studio
23 20 (13.42%) Spring

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (13.42%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (12.75%) JBoss
3 13 (8.72%) Apache
4 12 (8.05%) FileNet
5 11 (7.38%) Tomcat
6 10 (6.71%) IIS
7 9 (6.04%) Confluence
7 9 (6.04%) LiveCycle
7 9 (6.04%) WebSphere
8 7 (4.70%) GeoServer
9 5 (3.36%) MQSeries
9 5 (3.36%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.68%) Apache Solr
11 3 (2.01%) Jetty
11 3 (2.01%) Mule
11 3 (2.01%) nginx
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (6.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.70%) Gliffy
3 3 (2.01%) MS Office
3 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.01%) Google App Engine
1 3 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.38%) HTTP
2 10 (6.71%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.36%) DNS
3 5 (3.36%) SSL
4 4 (2.68%) Firewall
4 4 (2.68%) FTP
5 3 (2.01%) DHCP
5 3 (2.01%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.01%) Internet
5 3 (2.01%) IPsec
5 3 (2.01%) SSH
5 3 (2.01%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.34%) Wireless
6 2 (1.34%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (22.82%) MongoDB
2 32 (21.48%) NoSQL
3 28 (18.79%) Redis
4 18 (12.08%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (5.37%) Oracle Database
7 7 (4.70%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (4.70%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (2.68%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.01%) MySQL
11 2 (1.34%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 83 (55.70%) Selenium
2 73 (48.99%) Cucumber
3 22 (14.77%) Visual Studio
4 20 (13.42%) Subversion
5 18 (12.08%) Maven
6 17 (11.41%) JIRA
7 15 (10.07%) Git (software)
7 15 (10.07%) JMeter
7 15 (10.07%) JUnit
8 13 (8.72%) Ant
9 12 (8.05%) Eclipse
9 12 (8.05%) WebDriver
10 11 (7.38%) DbUnit
10 11 (7.38%) SpecFlow
10 11 (7.38%) Spock
11 9 (6.04%) Hudson
11 9 (6.04%) Jenkins
12 6 (4.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (2.68%) Burp Suite
13 4 (2.68%) Concordion
General
1 48 (32.21%) Legal
2 11 (7.38%) Finance
3 3 (2.01%) Publishing
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
4 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 99 (66.44%) Developer
2 32 (21.48%) Java Developer
3 27 (18.12%) Web Developer
4 21 (14.09%) Perl Developer
5 13 (8.72%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (8.05%) Website Developer
7 11 (7.38%) Analyst
7 11 (7.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 9 (6.04%) Change Manager
9 8 (5.37%) Tester
10 7 (4.70%) Test Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) Unix Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Agile Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Perl Web Developer
11 4 (2.68%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
12 3 (2.01%) Applications Engineer
12 3 (2.01%) Applications Support Engineer
12 3 (2.01%) Automation Test Analyst
12 3 (2.01%) Automation Tester
12 3 (2.01%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (52.35%) jQuery
2 46 (30.87%) CSS
3 35 (23.49%) HTML
3 35 (23.49%) RESTful
3 35 (23.49%) XML
4 32 (21.48%) .NET
4 32 (21.48%) Mojolicious
5 29 (19.46%) Kafka
6 20 (13.42%) J2EE
6 20 (13.42%) Spring
7 19 (12.75%) Hibernate
7 19 (12.75%) SOAP
8 17 (11.41%) OAuth2
9 16 (10.74%) JSF
10 13 (8.72%) Ajax
10 13 (8.72%) XHTML
11 11 (7.38%) JPA
11 11 (7.38%) JSTS
11 11 (7.38%) REST
11 11 (7.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.70%) Replication
2 5 (3.36%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (3.36%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.01%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.01%) PKI
5 2 (1.34%) User Experience
6 1 (0.67%) CESG
6 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 67 (44.97%) Unix
2 18 (12.08%) Linux
3 7 (4.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.34%) Android
5 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (75.17%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (59.06%) TDD
3 67 (44.97%) OO
4 64 (42.95%) Software Engineering
5 35 (23.49%) Web Development
6 24 (16.11%) Scrum
7 16 (10.74%) BDD
7 16 (10.74%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.05%) Document Management
9 11 (7.38%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (7.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (7.38%) Project Planning
10 10 (6.71%) Use Case
11 9 (6.04%) Risk Management
11 9 (6.04%) Workflow
12 8 (5.37%) DevOps
12 8 (5.37%) Kanban
12 8 (5.37%) SOA
12 8 (5.37%) Test Automation
13 7 (4.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 74 (49.66%) Perl
2 63 (42.28%) JavaScript
3 57 (38.26%) SQL
4 32 (21.48%) Scala
5 31 (20.81%) Go
6 9 (6.04%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.37%) PL/SQL
8 7 (4.70%) Python
9 6 (4.03%) PHP
10 5 (3.36%) C
10 5 (3.36%) Ruby
10 5 (3.36%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.68%) ANSI SQL
12 3 (2.01%) Apple Swift
12 3 (2.01%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.34%) C#
13 2 (1.34%) C++
14 1 (0.67%) Groovy
14 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (36.91%) Security Cleared
2 39 (26.17%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (5.37%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.37%) ISEB
5 5 (3.36%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.34%) CEH
6 2 (1.34%) CISA
6 2 (1.34%) CISSP
6 2 (1.34%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.34%) Degree
6 2 (1.34%) OSCP
7 1 (0.67%) CBAP
7 1 (0.67%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (6.04%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) Puppet
2 3 (2.01%) Ansible
2 3 (2.01%) yum
3 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (6.71%) Oracle
2 9 (6.04%) Adobe
2 9 (6.04%) ILOG
2 9 (6.04%) Splunk
3 8 (5.37%) VMware
4 7 (4.70%) Kofax
4 7 (4.70%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.03%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.36%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.01%) Cisco
7 3 (2.01%) Google
7 3 (2.01%) IBM
8 2 (1.34%) HP
9 1 (0.67%) SAP
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