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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 9 7 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Contract jobs citing Java 75 95 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.36% 15.73% 4.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.88% 43.38% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 76 16
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£325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -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
269 219 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 44.32% 36.26% 29.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 166 89
Average daily rate £340 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
Average hourly rate £17.15 £20.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% -42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.03 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £28.68 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +2 56 £250 -16.66% 28
Newport -13 10 £355 -21.11% 4
Bridgend +6 7 £430 +7.50% 5
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (46.51%) Scrum
3 66 (38.37%) Spring
4 65 (37.79%) Security Cleared
5 61 (35.47%) SC Cleared
6 54 (31.40%) Web Services
7 49 (28.49%) Jenkins
8 48 (27.91%) HTML
9 47 (27.33%) TDD
10 46 (26.74%) XML
11 45 (26.16%) SOAP
12 44 (25.58%) Subversion
13 43 (25.00%) .NET
14 41 (23.84%) SQL
14 41 (23.84%) OO
15 40 (23.26%) Hibernate
16 38 (22.09%) Selenium
17 37 (21.51%) Oracle
18 35 (20.35%) JavaScript
19 31 (18.02%) AngularJS
20 30 (17.44%) JBoss
20 30 (17.44%) JMeter
21 28 (16.28%) Eclipse
21 28 (16.28%) Cucumber
22 27 (15.70%) Maven
22 27 (15.70%) HTTP
22 27 (15.70%) JSP
23 26 (15.12%) JDBC
23 26 (15.12%) Struts
24 25 (14.53%) BDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 30 (17.44%) JBoss
2 23 (13.37%) Tomcat
3 19 (11.05%) WebSphere
4 11 (6.40%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (4.07%) Apache
6 6 (3.49%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.91%) Confluence
8 3 (1.74%) FileNet
8 3 (1.74%) nginx
9 2 (1.16%) WildFly
9 2 (1.16%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.16%) Mule
9 2 (1.16%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.16%) IIS
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.58%) CMS
10 1 (0.58%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.58%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MS Office
1 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.70%) HTTP
2 3 (1.74%) Firewall
3 2 (1.16%) SSL
3 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) DHCP
4 1 (0.58%) FTP
4 1 (0.58%) SAN
4 1 (0.58%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.95%) MySQL
1 24 (13.95%) Relational Database
2 22 (12.79%) MongoDB
3 21 (12.21%) SQL Server
4 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.58%) Adabas
8 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.58%) DB2
8 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.58%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.58%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (28.49%) Jenkins
2 44 (25.58%) Subversion
3 38 (22.09%) Selenium
4 30 (17.44%) JMeter
5 28 (16.28%) Eclipse
5 28 (16.28%) Cucumber
6 27 (15.70%) Maven
7 19 (11.05%) JIRA
8 17 (9.88%) Hudson
9 15 (8.72%) WebDriver
10 14 (8.14%) Artifactory
11 12 (6.98%) Gradle
11 12 (6.98%) JUnit
12 11 (6.40%) SpecFlow
13 10 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (5.81%) MSBuild
14 7 (4.07%) Bugzilla
14 7 (4.07%) TestNG
15 6 (3.49%) Git (software)
15 6 (3.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (5.81%) Finance
2 8 (4.65%) Legal
3 3 (1.74%) Back Office
4 1 (0.58%) Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Retail
4 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 98 (56.98%) Developer
2 77 (44.77%) Java Developer
3 21 (12.21%) Tester
4 18 (10.47%) Analyst
5 14 (8.14%) Test Analyst
6 12 (6.98%) Deployment Specialist
7 7 (4.07%) AWS Developer
8 6 (3.49%) Perl Developer
9 5 (2.91%) Scala Developer
9 5 (2.91%) Team Leader
9 5 (2.91%) Java Team Leader
10 4 (2.33%) Test Engineer
10 4 (2.33%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.33%) Release Manager
10 4 (2.33%) Architect
10 4 (2.33%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.33%) Configuration Manager
10 4 (2.33%) Configuration Engineer
10 4 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (38.37%) Spring
2 54 (31.40%) Web Services
3 48 (27.91%) HTML
4 46 (26.74%) XML
5 45 (26.16%) SOAP
6 43 (25.00%) .NET
7 40 (23.26%) Hibernate
8 31 (18.02%) AngularJS
9 27 (15.70%) JSP
10 26 (15.12%) JDBC
10 26 (15.12%) Struts
11 23 (13.37%) CSS
12 22 (12.79%) jQuery
12 22 (12.79%) JPA
13 19 (11.05%) J2EE
14 17 (9.88%) RESTful
15 16 (9.30%) REST
15 16 (9.30%) Java SE
16 12 (6.98%) HTML5
16 12 (6.98%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.23%) Client/Server
2 5 (2.91%) User Experience
3 3 (1.74%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.58%) Social Media
4 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.58%) Biometrics
4 1 (0.58%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.58%) GIS
4 1 (0.58%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.58%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.79%) Linux
2 16 (9.30%) UNIX
3 11 (6.40%) Windows
4 5 (2.91%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.16%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.16%) CentOS
7 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (47.67%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (46.51%) Scrum
3 47 (27.33%) TDD
4 41 (23.84%) OO
5 25 (14.53%) BDD
6 24 (13.95%) Test Scripting
7 23 (13.37%) Configuration Management
7 23 (13.37%) Web Development
8 21 (12.21%) ITIL
9 20 (11.63%) Open Source
10 19 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (9.30%) SOA
11 16 (9.30%) Unit Testing
12 15 (8.72%) Software Engineering
13 14 (8.14%) DevOps
14 13 (7.56%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (7.56%) Regression Testing
15 12 (6.98%) Test-First Development
15 12 (6.98%) Automation Testing
16 11 (6.40%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.84%) SQL
2 35 (20.35%) JavaScript
3 19 (11.05%) PL/SQL
4 18 (10.47%) Scala
5 14 (8.14%) Perl
5 14 (8.14%) C#
6 11 (6.40%) PowerShell
6 11 (6.40%) Jython
7 5 (2.91%) Ruby
7 5 (2.91%) Python
8 2 (1.16%) PHP
8 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.58%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.58%) Groovy
9 1 (0.58%) COBOL
9 1 (0.58%) NATURAL
9 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (37.79%) Security Cleared
2 61 (35.47%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.56%) ISEB
4 4 (2.33%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.74%) Degree
6 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) Shibboleth
2 3 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) vCloud
3 2 (1.16%) Docker
4 1 (0.58%) Postfix
4 1 (0.58%) vSphere
4 1 (0.58%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) Puppet
2 4 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.74%) SCSM
3 3 (1.74%) SCCM
3 3 (1.74%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.58%) SCOM
4 1 (0.58%) Nagios
4 1 (0.58%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.58%) Ansible
4 1 (0.58%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 37 (21.51%) Oracle
2 22 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.49%) IBM
4 5 (2.91%) VMware
4 5 (2.91%) Twitter
5 4 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.74%) Google
7 2 (1.16%) AppSense
7 2 (1.16%) Citrix
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco
8 1 (0.58%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.58%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.58%) ESRI
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