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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 22 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Contract jobs citing Java 40 24 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.37% 5.80% 14.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.34% 20.17% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 35
Average daily rate
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£450 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £260 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.59 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
279 119 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 51.38% 28.74% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 74 99
Average daily rate £350 £304 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.22% -2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +107.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £18.97 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 December 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 December 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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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 -11 17 £450 +62.89% 22
Newport +4 16 £435 +27.00% 1
Bridgend - 4 £450 -
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - - - -
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 66 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (39.83%) XML
3 43 (36.44%) Security Cleared
4 42 (35.59%) Spring
5 41 (34.75%) Selenium
6 40 (33.90%) TDD
7 37 (31.36%) SC Cleared
8 35 (29.66%) Open Source
8 35 (29.66%) HTML
9 33 (27.97%) Web Services
9 33 (27.97%) Scrum
10 32 (27.12%) Subversion
11 30 (25.42%) C#
12 29 (24.58%) SQL
13 27 (22.88%) .NET
13 27 (22.88%) SOA
14 25 (21.19%) BDD
15 24 (20.34%) JavaScript
16 23 (19.49%) J2EE
17 22 (18.64%) XSLT
18 21 (17.80%) JUnit
18 21 (17.80%) JIRA
19 20 (16.95%) Java SE
19 20 (16.95%) CSS
19 20 (16.95%) Hibernate
20 19 (16.10%) SQL Server
20 19 (16.10%) Team Foundation Server
21 18 (15.25%) Oracle
21 18 (15.25%) IBM
21 18 (15.25%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (14.41%) JBoss
2 15 (12.71%) FileNet
3 14 (11.86%) WebSphere
3 14 (11.86%) Tomcat
4 9 (7.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.54%) Apache
5 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.54%) Confluence
6 2 (1.69%) Mule
6 2 (1.69%) Node.js
6 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.85%) IIS
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.85%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.85%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.54%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.41%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.78%) MongoDB
3 8 (6.78%) RDBMS
3 8 (6.78%) DB2
4 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.39%) MySQL
6 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.85%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.85%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (34.75%) Selenium
2 32 (27.12%) Subversion
3 21 (17.80%) JUnit
3 21 (17.80%) JIRA
4 19 (16.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (14.41%) Jenkins
6 16 (13.56%) WebDriver
6 16 (13.56%) JMeter
7 15 (12.71%) Eclipse
8 14 (11.86%) Maven
9 12 (10.17%) TestNG
10 10 (8.47%) Ant
10 10 (8.47%) Bugzilla
11 9 (7.63%) Visual Studio
11 9 (7.63%) TortoiseSVN
12 6 (5.08%) SoapUI
13 5 (4.24%) QuickTest Pro
13 5 (4.24%) Gradle
13 5 (4.24%) Artifactory
13 5 (4.24%) ReSharper
General
1 12 (10.17%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (56.78%) Developer
2 53 (44.92%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.41%) Architect
4 14 (11.86%) Tester
5 13 (11.02%) Technical Architect
6 12 (10.17%) Analyst
7 10 (8.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Test Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.39%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (3.39%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.54%) Scala Developer
12 3 (2.54%) Java Architect
13 2 (1.69%) UML Business Analyst
13 2 (1.69%) Ruby Developer
13 2 (1.69%) UI Designer
13 2 (1.69%) Agile Coach
13 2 (1.69%) Technical Developer
13 2 (1.69%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (39.83%) XML
2 42 (35.59%) Spring
3 35 (29.66%) HTML
4 33 (27.97%) Web Services
5 27 (22.88%) .NET
6 23 (19.49%) J2EE
7 22 (18.64%) XSLT
8 20 (16.95%) Java SE
8 20 (16.95%) CSS
8 20 (16.95%) Hibernate
9 17 (14.41%) REST
10 15 (12.71%) HTML5
10 15 (12.71%) jQuery
10 15 (12.71%) .NET Framework
11 14 (11.86%) SOAP
12 12 (10.17%) CSS3
12 12 (10.17%) RESTful
13 11 (9.32%) Struts
13 11 (9.32%) ASP.NET
13 11 (9.32%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 35 (29.66%) Open Source
2 7 (5.93%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.39%) iSeries
4 3 (2.54%) AS400
5 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.69%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.39%) UNIX
2 1 (0.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.90%) TDD
3 33 (27.97%) Scrum
4 27 (22.88%) SOA
5 25 (21.19%) BDD
6 18 (15.25%) MVC
7 15 (12.71%) UML
8 14 (11.86%) Kanban
9 13 (11.02%) Automation Testing
10 12 (10.17%) Test Scripting
10 12 (10.17%) Load Testing
11 11 (9.32%) OO
12 10 (8.47%) Software Testing
12 10 (8.47%) Configuration Management
12 10 (8.47%) Automated Testing
13 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (7.63%) Test Management
14 8 (6.78%) Software Engineering
15 7 (5.93%) RAD
16 6 (5.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.42%) C#
2 29 (24.58%) SQL
3 24 (20.34%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.93%) Python
4 7 (5.93%) Ruby
4 7 (5.93%) Scala
5 6 (5.08%) Perl
6 5 (4.24%) PHP
7 2 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.85%) VB
8 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (36.44%) Security Cleared
2 37 (31.36%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.17%) ISEB
4 11 (9.32%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.69%) CBAP
6 1 (0.85%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) vCloud
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (15.25%) Oracle
1 18 (15.25%) IBM
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.54%) VMware
3 3 (2.54%) Informatica
4 2 (1.69%) Twitter
4 2 (1.69%) HP
4 2 (1.69%) ILOG
5 1 (0.85%) Kofax
5 1 (0.85%) BEA
5 1 (0.85%) Adobe
5 1 (0.85%) Progress
5 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.85%) Splunk
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