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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 72 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.79% 9.44% 8.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.46% 19.07% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 21
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £293 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
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
253 257 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 44.94% 49.52% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 187 91
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.43 £28.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 62 £375 +1.69% 16
Newport -9 6 £380 -13.14% 5
Bridgend +1 1 £485 +29.33% 3
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 133 (65.84%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (44.06%) SQL
3 71 (35.15%) TDD
4 68 (33.66%) Spring
5 61 (30.20%) OO
6 57 (28.22%) Selenium
7 56 (27.72%) Software Engineering
8 54 (26.73%) Hibernate
9 53 (26.24%) Security Cleared
9 53 (26.24%) Cucumber
10 52 (25.74%) Web Services
10 52 (25.74%) JavaScript
11 49 (24.26%) RESTful
12 48 (23.76%) MongoDB
13 47 (23.27%) Perl
14 46 (22.77%) Tomcat
14 46 (22.77%) jQuery
15 45 (22.28%) HTML
16 43 (21.29%) J2EE
16 43 (21.29%) JBoss
17 42 (20.79%) Git (software)
18 41 (20.30%) NoSQL
18 41 (20.30%) Jenkins
18 41 (20.30%) Unix
19 40 (19.80%) Linux
20 39 (19.31%) Scrum
20 39 (19.31%) REST
20 39 (19.31%) Scala
21 38 (18.81%) SC Cleared
21 38 (18.81%) CSS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 46 (22.77%) Tomcat
2 43 (21.29%) JBoss
3 28 (13.86%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (12.87%) Apache
5 25 (12.38%) WebSphere
6 18 (8.91%) IIS
7 16 (7.92%) FileNet
7 16 (7.92%) WebLogic
8 14 (6.93%) Mule
9 12 (5.94%) Jetty
10 11 (5.45%) Confluence
10 11 (5.45%) nginx
11 10 (4.95%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (3.96%) Apache Solr
13 6 (2.97%) LiveCycle
14 5 (2.48%) Node.js
15 3 (1.49%) SAS
16 2 (0.99%) Liferay
17 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.50%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (4.95%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (4.95%) Google App Engine
2 10 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 26 (12.87%) HTTP
2 18 (8.91%) TCP/IP
3 14 (6.93%) SSL
4 12 (5.94%) DNS
5 10 (4.95%) DHCP
5 10 (4.95%) FTP
5 10 (4.95%) IPsec
6 6 (2.97%) Internet
7 3 (1.49%) Firewall
8 2 (0.99%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.99%) SSH
8 2 (0.99%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (23.76%) MongoDB
2 41 (20.30%) NoSQL
3 27 (13.37%) Redis
4 17 (8.42%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.93%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.94%) RDBMS
7 9 (4.46%) MySQL
7 9 (4.46%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.47%) Neo4j
8 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.97%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.50%) Big Data
11 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.50%) HPCC
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 57 (28.22%) Selenium
2 53 (26.24%) Cucumber
3 42 (20.79%) Git (software)
4 41 (20.30%) Jenkins
5 37 (18.32%) Subversion
6 26 (12.87%) Maven
7 25 (12.38%) Eclipse
8 18 (8.91%) JIRA
9 15 (7.43%) Hudson
10 14 (6.93%) Ant
11 11 (5.45%) Spock
12 9 (4.46%) JUnit
13 6 (2.97%) DbUnit
13 6 (2.97%) TeamCity
13 6 (2.97%) Visual Studio
14 5 (2.48%) Geb
14 5 (2.48%) Mercurial
14 5 (2.48%) SpecFlow
14 5 (2.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (1.98%) Concordion
General
1 27 (13.37%) Legal
2 26 (12.87%) Finance
3 3 (1.49%) Banking
4 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.50%) Back Office
5 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 143 (70.79%) Developer
2 100 (49.50%) Java Developer
3 19 (9.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 13 (6.44%) Perl Developer
5 11 (5.45%) Analyst
6 9 (4.46%) Lead Developer
6 9 (4.46%) Test Analyst
7 8 (3.96%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (3.47%) Architect
8 7 (3.47%) Consultant
9 6 (2.97%) Agile Developer
9 6 (2.97%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (2.97%) Automation Analyst
9 6 (2.97%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (2.97%) Lead Java Developer
9 6 (2.97%) MongoDB Developer
9 6 (2.97%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 6 (2.97%) Software Engineer
9 6 (2.97%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.48%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (33.66%) Spring
2 54 (26.73%) Hibernate
3 52 (25.74%) Web Services
4 49 (24.26%) RESTful
5 46 (22.77%) jQuery
6 45 (22.28%) HTML
7 43 (21.29%) J2EE
8 39 (19.31%) REST
9 38 (18.81%) CSS
10 37 (18.32%) SOAP
10 37 (18.32%) XML
11 29 (14.36%) Mojolicious
12 28 (13.86%) Kafka
13 25 (12.38%) JPA
14 23 (11.39%) Ajax
15 21 (10.40%) JSF
16 19 (9.41%) .NET
16 19 (9.41%) Java SE
17 16 (7.92%) OAuth2
18 15 (7.43%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.46%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (2.97%) N-Tier
3 6 (2.97%) Replication
4 5 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.48%) User Experience
5 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.49%) PKI
6 2 (0.99%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.50%) AS400
7 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.50%) iSeries
7 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.50%) Physics
7 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 41 (20.30%) Unix
2 40 (19.80%) Linux
3 15 (7.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.48%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.98%) Android
6 2 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.99%) Windows
7 1 (0.50%) CentOS
7 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (65.84%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (35.15%) TDD
3 61 (30.20%) OO
4 56 (27.72%) Software Engineering
5 39 (19.31%) Scrum
6 36 (17.82%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (16.83%) DevOps
8 24 (11.88%) BDD
8 24 (11.88%) Configuration Management
8 24 (11.88%) Open Source
9 22 (10.89%) SOA
10 16 (7.92%) Unit Testing
11 15 (7.43%) OOA/OOD
12 13 (6.44%) MVC
13 12 (5.94%) UML
13 12 (5.94%) Workflow
14 10 (4.95%) Test Automation
15 9 (4.46%) DSDM
15 9 (4.46%) RUP
16 8 (3.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 89 (44.06%) SQL
2 52 (25.74%) JavaScript
3 47 (23.27%) Perl
4 39 (19.31%) Scala
5 34 (16.83%) Go
6 21 (10.40%) PL/SQL
7 8 (3.96%) Ruby
8 7 (3.47%) C#
9 6 (2.97%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.48%) PHP
11 4 (1.98%) ANSI SQL
11 4 (1.98%) Python
11 4 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.49%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.50%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (26.24%) Security Cleared
2 38 (18.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.48%) Degree
5 3 (1.49%) BC Cleared
5 3 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.50%) HND
6 1 (0.50%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.45%) QA
2 9 (4.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.99%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.45%) Xen
3 6 (2.97%) Shibboleth
4 3 (1.49%) Docker
5 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.50%) KVM
6 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (8.42%) Puppet
2 3 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.99%) Ansible
3 2 (0.99%) yum
4 1 (0.50%) Cacti
4 1 (0.50%) Nagios
4 1 (0.50%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.50%) SCSM
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (10.40%) Oracle
2 18 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.91%) VMware
3 15 (7.43%) IBM
4 14 (6.93%) Red Hat
5 11 (5.45%) Atlassian
6 10 (4.95%) Google
7 6 (2.97%) Adobe
7 6 (2.97%) ILOG
7 6 (2.97%) Kofax
7 6 (2.97%) Splunk
7 6 (2.97%) Twitter
8 2 (0.99%) Cisco
8 2 (0.99%) Dell
9 1 (0.50%) SAP
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