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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 78 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.33% 6.88% 9.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.21% 18.29% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 24 24
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £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 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
228 164 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.97% 37.61% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 117 73
Average daily rate £325 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £248 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £145.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+974.07% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 18 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 18 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 +6 43 £316 +14.72% 28
Newport +3 25 £350 +3.70% 2
Torfaen - 1 £375 - 1
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 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.

1 111 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (41.54%) Web Services
3 77 (39.49%) TDD
4 68 (34.87%) BDD
5 59 (30.26%) Selenium
5 59 (30.26%) XML
6 57 (29.23%) SQL
7 56 (28.72%) Spring
8 54 (27.69%) Security Cleared
9 51 (26.15%) Scrum
10 48 (24.62%) JUnit
11 46 (23.59%) Maven
12 45 (23.08%) SC Cleared
13 43 (22.05%) J2EE
14 41 (21.03%) Ant
14 41 (21.03%) Subversion
15 40 (20.51%) Scala
15 40 (20.51%) HTML
15 40 (20.51%) JavaScript
16 39 (20.00%) OO
17 38 (19.49%) Hibernate
18 36 (18.46%) WebDriver
18 36 (18.46%) Open Source
19 35 (17.95%) C#
20 30 (15.38%) SOAP
21 29 (14.87%) .NET
21 29 (14.87%) Finance
21 29 (14.87%) Automation Testing
22 28 (14.36%) Jenkins
22 28 (14.36%) Kanban

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 22 (11.28%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.26%) WebSphere
3 14 (7.18%) FileNet
4 10 (5.13%) WebLogic
5 8 (4.10%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.54%) Apache
7 2 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.03%) Node.js
8 1 (0.51%) Mule
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.74%) Cloud Computing
1 19 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.05%) HTTP
2 2 (1.03%) SSL
2 2 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.82%) Relational Database
2 19 (9.74%) CouchDB
3 14 (7.18%) RDBMS
3 14 (7.18%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.15%) MongoDB
5 8 (4.10%) DB2
6 6 (3.08%) MySQL
7 5 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.54%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.51%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.51%) Big Data
10 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (30.26%) Selenium
2 48 (24.62%) JUnit
3 46 (23.59%) Maven
4 41 (21.03%) Ant
4 41 (21.03%) Subversion
5 36 (18.46%) WebDriver
6 28 (14.36%) Jenkins
7 27 (13.85%) JIRA
8 24 (12.31%) TestNG
8 24 (12.31%) JMeter
9 23 (11.79%) Bugzilla
9 23 (11.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (10.77%) TortoiseSVN
11 15 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (4.10%) Eclipse
13 7 (3.59%) Cucumber
14 6 (3.08%) JBehave
15 5 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (2.56%) Git (software)
16 4 (2.05%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (14.87%) Finance
2 8 (4.10%) Banking
3 3 (1.54%) Retail
3 3 (1.54%) Legal
4 2 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 114 (58.46%) Developer
2 72 (36.92%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.82%) Architect
4 19 (9.74%) Tester
5 16 (8.21%) Analyst
6 14 (7.18%) Java Architect
6 14 (7.18%) Scala Developer
7 13 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.62%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (4.10%) Technical Architect
9 8 (4.10%) Perl Developer
10 7 (3.59%) Team Leader
11 6 (3.08%) Development Team Leader
11 6 (3.08%) Java Team Leader
12 5 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
12 5 (2.56%) Software Engineer
12 5 (2.56%) Project Manager
13 4 (2.05%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.05%) Consultant
13 4 (2.05%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (41.54%) Web Services
2 59 (30.26%) XML
3 56 (28.72%) Spring
4 43 (22.05%) J2EE
5 40 (20.51%) HTML
6 38 (19.49%) Hibernate
7 30 (15.38%) SOAP
8 29 (14.87%) .NET
9 26 (13.33%) XSLT
10 25 (12.82%) Struts
10 25 (12.82%) Play Framework
11 24 (12.31%) Akka
12 22 (11.28%) CSS
12 22 (11.28%) .NET Framework
13 20 (10.26%) REST
14 19 (9.74%) Batik
14 19 (9.74%) SVG
15 16 (8.21%) JPA
15 16 (8.21%) RESTful
16 15 (7.69%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.46%) Open Source
2 18 (9.23%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.59%) Mathematics
3 7 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.08%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (2.56%) iSeries
6 4 (2.05%) AS400
7 3 (1.54%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.03%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.03%) GIS
8 2 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.64%) UNIX
2 10 (5.13%) Linux
3 5 (2.56%) Windows
4 2 (1.03%) Solaris
4 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (56.92%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (39.49%) TDD
3 68 (34.87%) BDD
4 51 (26.15%) Scrum
5 39 (20.00%) OO
6 29 (14.87%) Automation Testing
7 28 (14.36%) Kanban
8 27 (13.85%) UML
9 26 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 26 (13.33%) Load Testing
10 24 (12.31%) Test Management
11 23 (11.79%) Web Development
12 22 (11.28%) Software Testing
13 20 (10.26%) Automated Testing
14 19 (9.74%) Software Engineering
14 19 (9.74%) Process Management
15 16 (8.21%) MVC
16 14 (7.18%) SOA
17 13 (6.67%) RAD
18 11 (5.64%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (29.23%) SQL
2 40 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 40 (20.51%) Scala
3 35 (17.95%) C#
4 9 (4.62%) Perl
5 6 (3.08%) PHP
5 6 (3.08%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.08%) Groovy
5 6 (3.08%) Ruby
6 4 (2.05%) Python
7 2 (1.03%) XQuery
7 2 (1.03%) XPath
7 2 (1.03%) C++
8 1 (0.51%) VB
8 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (27.69%) Security Cleared
2 45 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 24 (12.31%) ISTQB
4 22 (11.28%) ISEB
5 9 (4.62%) Degree
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.51%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (12.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (13.33%) Oracle
2 23 (11.79%) IBM
3 6 (3.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.08%) JBoss
4 4 (2.05%) Informatica
4 4 (2.05%) Thunderhead
4 4 (2.05%) Guidewire
5 3 (1.54%) Talend
6 2 (1.03%) HP
7 1 (0.51%) Twitter
7 1 (0.51%) Red Hat
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