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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Java 79 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.76% 5.94% 8.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.07% 16.67% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 23 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £145.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
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
219 168 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.15% 35.67% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 122 70
Average daily rate £325 £295 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £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 £145.00 £15.13 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+858.67% -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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +8 42 £263 -4.54% 24
Newport +4 24 £350 +3.70% 4
Torfaen - 1 £375 -
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 1
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 82 (43.85%) Web Services
2 76 (40.64%) TDD
3 65 (34.76%) BDD
4 57 (30.48%) Spring
5 56 (29.95%) SQL
6 55 (29.41%) XML
7 50 (26.74%) Selenium
8 48 (25.67%) Scrum
9 47 (25.13%) Scala
10 45 (24.06%) Security Cleared
11 43 (22.99%) J2EE
11 43 (22.99%) JUnit
12 41 (21.93%) OO
12 41 (21.93%) Maven
13 39 (20.86%) Hibernate
14 37 (19.79%) HTML
14 37 (19.79%) Ant
14 37 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (19.25%) JavaScript
16 35 (18.72%) SC Cleared
17 33 (17.65%) Subversion
18 31 (16.58%) Finance
19 30 (16.04%) SOAP
19 30 (16.04%) Play Framework
20 29 (15.51%) Akka
20 29 (15.51%) UML
21 28 (14.97%) C#
21 28 (14.97%) WebDriver
22 26 (13.90%) Web Development
22 26 (13.90%) Struts

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (10.16%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.56%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.42%) FileNet
4 10 (5.35%) WebLogic
5 9 (4.81%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (4.28%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.60%) Apache
8 2 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.53%) Mule
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.67%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
1 22 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) HTTP
2 2 (1.07%) SSL
2 2 (1.07%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.30%) Relational Database
2 22 (11.76%) CouchDB
3 14 (7.49%) RDBMS
4 13 (6.95%) SQL Server
5 12 (6.42%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.21%) DB2
6 6 (3.21%) MySQL
7 4 (2.14%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.60%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.53%) Big Data
10 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (26.74%) Selenium
2 43 (22.99%) JUnit
3 41 (21.93%) Maven
4 37 (19.79%) Ant
5 33 (17.65%) Subversion
6 28 (14.97%) WebDriver
7 21 (11.23%) Jenkins
8 19 (10.16%) JIRA
9 18 (9.63%) TestNG
9 18 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (9.63%) JMeter
10 17 (9.09%) Apache Ivy
11 16 (8.56%) Bugzilla
12 15 (8.02%) TortoiseSVN
13 8 (4.28%) Eclipse
14 7 (3.74%) Cucumber
15 6 (3.21%) JBehave
16 5 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
16 5 (2.67%) Git (software)
17 4 (2.14%) Mercurial
General
1 31 (16.58%) Finance
2 8 (4.28%) Banking
3 4 (2.14%) Legal
4 2 (1.07%) Retail
4 2 (1.07%) Games
5 1 (0.53%) Local Government
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 111 (59.36%) Developer
2 65 (34.76%) Java Developer
3 26 (13.90%) Architect
4 18 (9.63%) Scala Developer
5 17 (9.09%) Tester
6 15 (8.02%) Java Architect
7 13 (6.95%) Analyst
8 9 (4.81%) Team Leader
8 9 (4.81%) Perl Developer
9 8 (4.28%) Development Team Leader
9 8 (4.28%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.28%) Java Team Leader
10 7 (3.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (3.21%) Lead Architect
11 6 (3.21%) Technical Architect
11 6 (3.21%) Consultant
12 5 (2.67%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.67%) Project Manager
13 4 (2.14%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (43.85%) Web Services
2 57 (30.48%) Spring
3 55 (29.41%) XML
4 43 (22.99%) J2EE
5 39 (20.86%) Hibernate
6 37 (19.79%) HTML
7 30 (16.04%) SOAP
7 30 (16.04%) Play Framework
8 29 (15.51%) Akka
9 26 (13.90%) Struts
10 25 (13.37%) .NET
11 23 (12.30%) XSLT
12 22 (11.76%) SVG
12 22 (11.76%) Batik
13 20 (10.70%) CSS
14 19 (10.16%) .NET Framework
15 18 (9.63%) REST
15 18 (9.63%) JPA
16 17 (9.09%) RESTful
17 15 (8.02%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.83%) Open Source
2 14 (7.49%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.81%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.21%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (2.67%) iSeries
6 4 (2.14%) AS400
7 3 (1.60%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.07%) GIS
8 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.42%) UNIX
2 10 (5.35%) Linux
3 6 (3.21%) Windows
4 2 (1.07%) Solaris
4 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (40.64%) TDD
2 65 (34.76%) BDD
3 48 (25.67%) Scrum
4 41 (21.93%) OO
5 37 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (15.51%) UML
7 26 (13.90%) Web Development
8 22 (11.76%) Process Management
8 22 (11.76%) Automation Testing
9 21 (11.23%) Kanban
10 20 (10.70%) Load Testing
10 20 (10.70%) Software Engineering
11 19 (10.16%) MVC
11 19 (10.16%) Test Scripting
12 18 (9.63%) Test Management
13 17 (9.09%) Automated Testing
14 16 (8.56%) Software Testing
15 14 (7.49%) RAD
16 12 (6.42%) SOA
17 11 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 56 (29.95%) SQL
2 47 (25.13%) Scala
3 36 (19.25%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.97%) C#
5 9 (4.81%) Perl
6 6 (3.21%) PL/SQL
6 6 (3.21%) Groovy
7 5 (2.67%) PHP
8 4 (2.14%) Ruby
9 2 (1.07%) XPath
9 2 (1.07%) C++
9 2 (1.07%) XQuery
9 2 (1.07%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (24.06%) Security Cleared
2 35 (18.72%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.63%) ISTQB
4 16 (8.56%) ISEB
5 11 (5.88%) Degree
6 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.07%) MCSD
7 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (10.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (13.37%) Oracle
2 21 (11.23%) IBM
3 6 (3.21%) JBoss
4 5 (2.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.14%) Informatica
5 4 (2.14%) Thunderhead
5 4 (2.14%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.60%) Talend
7 2 (1.07%) HP
8 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
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