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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 9 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 57 96 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.05% 16.67% 19.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.51% 34.41% 53.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 79 94
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.58%
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
215 279 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 45.45% 48.44% 36.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 210 161
Median daily rate £388 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.25 £17.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £16.34 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £17.50 £28.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -1 35 £383 +9.28% 9
Newport -5 13 £385 +10.00% 1
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 109 (77.86%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (55.00%) Selenium
3 74 (52.86%) TDD
4 70 (50.00%) Perl
5 68 (48.57%) jQuery
6 64 (45.71%) JavaScript
7 63 (45.00%) Cucumber
8 58 (41.43%) Unix
9 53 (37.86%) Security Cleared
10 51 (36.43%) Software Engineering
10 51 (36.43%) OO
11 45 (32.14%) CSS
12 43 (30.71%) SQL
13 39 (27.86%) Legal
14 37 (26.43%) Web Development
14 37 (26.43%) SC Cleared
15 36 (25.71%) HTML
15 36 (25.71%) .NET
16 32 (22.86%) XML
17 26 (18.57%) Scrum
18 23 (16.43%) Visual Studio
18 23 (16.43%) Spring
19 22 (15.71%) MongoDB
20 21 (15.00%) NoSQL
20 21 (15.00%) SOAP
20 21 (15.00%) Mojolicious
21 20 (14.29%) Kafka
21 20 (14.29%) Scala
22 19 (13.57%) RESTful
22 19 (13.57%) JIRA

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 15 (10.71%) JBoss
2 13 (9.29%) Tomcat
3 11 (7.86%) Apache
4 10 (7.14%) IIS
5 9 (6.43%) Confluence
5 9 (6.43%) FileNet
5 9 (6.43%) LiveCycle
6 8 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (5.71%) WebSphere
7 7 (5.00%) GeoServer
8 5 (3.57%) MQSeries
9 4 (2.86%) WebLogic
10 3 (2.14%) Jetty
10 3 (2.14%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.00%) Gliffy
3 2 (1.43%) MS Office
3 2 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon S3
1 5 (3.57%) Google App Engine
1 5 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 5 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (2.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) HTTP
1 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.29%) DNS
3 5 (3.57%) DHCP
3 5 (3.57%) Firewall
3 5 (3.57%) FTP
3 5 (3.57%) SSL
4 4 (2.86%) Wireless
4 4 (2.86%) Wireless Security
5 3 (2.14%) IPsec
6 2 (1.43%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.43%) SSH
6 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.71%) MongoDB
2 21 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
4 17 (12.14%) Redis
5 9 (6.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (3.57%) MySQL
8 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.86%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.43%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 77 (55.00%) Selenium
2 63 (45.00%) Cucumber
3 23 (16.43%) Visual Studio
4 19 (13.57%) JIRA
5 17 (12.14%) JMeter
5 17 (12.14%) Maven
6 16 (11.43%) JUnit
7 14 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 14 (10.00%) Subversion
8 13 (9.29%) Ant
8 13 (9.29%) Git (software)
9 12 (8.57%) WebDriver
10 11 (7.86%) DbUnit
10 11 (7.86%) Jenkins
10 11 (7.86%) SpecFlow
10 11 (7.86%) Spock
11 9 (6.43%) Hudson
12 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (2.86%) Burp Suite
13 4 (2.86%) Concordion
General
1 39 (27.86%) Legal
2 13 (9.29%) Finance
3 3 (2.14%) Publishing
4 2 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.71%) Billing
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 89 (63.57%) Developer
2 34 (24.29%) Java Developer
3 29 (20.71%) Web Developer
4 19 (13.57%) Perl Developer
5 15 (10.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (9.29%) Analyst
7 12 (8.57%) Website Developer
8 11 (7.86%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 10 (7.14%) Test Analyst
9 10 (7.14%) Tester
10 9 (6.43%) Change Manager
10 9 (6.43%) Unix Developer
11 8 (5.71%) Agile Developer
12 6 (4.29%) Perl Web Developer
13 5 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
14 4 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
14 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
15 3 (2.14%) Cloud Developer
15 3 (2.14%) DevOps Engineer
15 3 (2.14%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (48.57%) jQuery
2 45 (32.14%) CSS
3 36 (25.71%) .NET
3 36 (25.71%) HTML
4 32 (22.86%) XML
5 23 (16.43%) Spring
6 21 (15.00%) Mojolicious
6 21 (15.00%) SOAP
7 20 (14.29%) Kafka
8 19 (13.57%) Hibernate
8 19 (13.57%) RESTful
9 18 (12.86%) J2EE
10 16 (11.43%) REST
11 15 (10.71%) JSF
12 12 (8.57%) Ajax
12 12 (8.57%) XHTML
13 11 (7.86%) JSTS
14 10 (7.14%) JPA
15 9 (6.43%) Java EE
15 9 (6.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (5.00%) Replication
2 4 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.43%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (0.71%) CESG
4 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.71%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 58 (41.43%) Unix
2 18 (12.86%) Linux
3 5 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (77.86%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (52.86%) TDD
3 51 (36.43%) OO
3 51 (36.43%) Software Engineering
4 37 (26.43%) Web Development
5 26 (18.57%) Scrum
6 16 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 15 (10.71%) BDD
8 13 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (8.57%) Document Management
10 11 (7.86%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (7.86%) Project Planning
11 10 (7.14%) Use Case
12 9 (6.43%) Open Source
12 9 (6.43%) Risk Management
12 9 (6.43%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.43%) Test Scripting
13 8 (5.71%) DevOps
13 8 (5.71%) Kanban
13 8 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (50.00%) Perl
2 64 (45.71%) JavaScript
3 43 (30.71%) SQL
4 20 (14.29%) Scala
5 19 (13.57%) Go
6 9 (6.43%) Python
6 9 (6.43%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.71%) PHP
8 7 (5.00%) C
9 6 (4.29%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.86%) ANSI SQL
10 4 (2.86%) C++
10 4 (2.86%) Ruby
11 3 (2.14%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.14%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.71%) C#
13 1 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 53 (37.86%) Security Cleared
2 37 (26.43%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 10 (7.14%) ISEB
5 8 (5.71%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.57%) BC Cleared
7 4 (2.86%) CEH
7 4 (2.86%) CISA
7 4 (2.86%) CISSP
7 4 (2.86%) CREST Certified
7 4 (2.86%) OSCP
8 3 (2.14%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (1.43%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.71%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (6.43%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.00%) Ansible
1 7 (5.00%) Puppet
2 5 (3.57%) Fluentd
2 5 (3.57%) Terraform
3 3 (2.14%) Marathon
3 3 (2.14%) Mesos
3 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.14%) Piwik
4 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.43%) yum
Vendors
1 9 (6.43%) Adobe
1 9 (6.43%) ILOG
1 9 (6.43%) Oracle
1 9 (6.43%) Splunk
1 9 (6.43%) VMware
2 8 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.00%) Kofax
4 5 (3.57%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.57%) Google
4 5 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.14%) IBM
6 2 (1.43%) Cisco
6 2 (1.43%) HP
6 2 (1.43%) SAP
7 1 (0.71%) Perforce
7 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
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