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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 7 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 98 103 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.88% 16.25% 5.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.64% 47.03% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 80 10
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£350 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
275 219 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 52.99% 34.54% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 148 68
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £16.38 £25.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.50% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £19.15 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £29.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Newport -3 61 £349 -20.28% 4
Cardiff -9 25 £388 -8.82% 7
Bridgend +10 4 £394 -1.56% 1
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 76 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 71 (49.31%) Scrum
4 67 (46.53%) SC Cleared
5 46 (31.94%) .NET
6 41 (28.47%) TDD
7 40 (27.78%) Subversion
7 40 (27.78%) Jenkins
8 39 (27.08%) Spring
9 38 (26.39%) SQL
10 28 (19.44%) JBoss
11 27 (18.75%) Hibernate
12 25 (17.36%) Selenium
13 24 (16.67%) BDD
14 23 (15.97%) Java SE
15 22 (15.28%) WebSphere
15 22 (15.28%) JMeter
16 21 (14.58%) PL/SQL
16 21 (14.58%) Web Services
16 21 (14.58%) Test Scripting
17 20 (13.89%) Maven
17 20 (13.89%) Cucumber
18 19 (13.19%) jQuery
18 19 (13.19%) Unit Testing
19 18 (12.50%) ITIL
19 18 (12.50%) Eclipse
19 18 (12.50%) SOA
20 17 (11.81%) XML
21 16 (11.11%) C#
21 16 (11.11%) Scala

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 28 (19.44%) JBoss
2 22 (15.28%) WebSphere
3 15 (10.42%) Tomcat
4 11 (7.64%) FileNet
5 10 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.78%) Apache
8 3 (2.08%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.39%) Mule ESB
9 2 (1.39%) WildFly
9 2 (1.39%) nginx
9 2 (1.39%) Mule
10 1 (0.69%) ArcSDE
10 1 (0.69%) Liferay
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.69%) Node.js
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.69%) IIS
10 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.69%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Firewall
2 3 (2.08%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) SSL
3 1 (0.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.42%) MongoDB
2 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.39%) Ingres
4 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.69%) Big Data
5 1 (0.69%) MySQL
5 1 (0.69%) DB2
5 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.69%) Adabas
5 1 (0.69%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 40 (27.78%) Subversion
1 40 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 25 (17.36%) Selenium
3 22 (15.28%) JMeter
4 20 (13.89%) Maven
4 20 (13.89%) Cucumber
5 18 (12.50%) Eclipse
6 13 (9.03%) JUnit
7 12 (8.33%) JIRA
7 12 (8.33%) Artifactory
8 11 (7.64%) Gradle
8 11 (7.64%) WebDriver
8 11 (7.64%) SpecFlow
9 10 (6.94%) Hudson
9 10 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (6.25%) MSBuild
11 8 (5.56%) Visual Studio
12 7 (4.86%) TestNG
12 7 (4.86%) Bugzilla
13 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (7.64%) Back Office
2 7 (4.86%) Legal
3 4 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (0.69%) Retail
4 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 73 (50.69%) Developer
2 46 (31.94%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.19%) Tester
4 15 (10.42%) Analyst
5 12 (8.33%) Deployment Specialist
6 9 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 8 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 8 (5.56%) Java Team Leader
8 7 (4.86%) Development Team Leader
8 7 (4.86%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.86%) AWS Developer
9 5 (3.47%) Perl Developer
9 5 (3.47%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.78%) Scala Developer
10 4 (2.78%) Release Manager
10 4 (2.78%) Architect
10 4 (2.78%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (2.08%) Automation Tester
11 3 (2.08%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.94%) .NET
2 39 (27.08%) Spring
3 27 (18.75%) Hibernate
4 23 (15.97%) Java SE
5 21 (14.58%) Web Services
6 19 (13.19%) jQuery
7 17 (11.81%) XML
8 15 (10.42%) RESTful
8 15 (10.42%) REST
8 15 (10.42%) HTML
8 15 (10.42%) SOAP
9 12 (8.33%) CSS
9 12 (8.33%) MyBatis
10 11 (7.64%) Mojolicious
10 11 (7.64%) Drools
10 11 (7.64%) HTML5
10 11 (7.64%) .NET Framework
11 10 (6.94%) OAuth
12 9 (6.25%) CSS3
13 7 (4.86%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.33%) Open Source
2 9 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.17%) User Experience
4 3 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.39%) NHS
6 1 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.69%) Social Media
6 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.69%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.69%) GIS
6 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.03%) UNIX
2 12 (8.33%) Linux
3 8 (5.56%) Windows
4 3 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.08%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.39%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.69%) CentOS
6 1 (0.69%) AIX
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (49.31%) Scrum
3 41 (28.47%) TDD
4 24 (16.67%) BDD
5 21 (14.58%) Test Scripting
6 19 (13.19%) Unit Testing
7 18 (12.50%) ITIL
7 18 (12.50%) SOA
8 15 (10.42%) Configuration Management
9 14 (9.72%) Software Engineering
10 13 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (9.03%) Regression Testing
11 12 (8.33%) Test-First Development
12 11 (7.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (7.64%) Load Testing
12 11 (7.64%) OO
13 10 (6.94%) Workflow
14 9 (6.25%) Automation Testing
14 9 (6.25%) Coaching
15 7 (4.86%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.39%) SQL
2 21 (14.58%) PL/SQL
3 16 (11.11%) C#
3 16 (11.11%) Scala
4 14 (9.72%) Perl
5 12 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 10 (6.94%) Jython
6 10 (6.94%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.47%) Python
8 4 (2.78%) PHP
9 3 (2.08%) Ruby
10 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.69%) Groovy
11 1 (0.69%) C
11 1 (0.69%) COBOL
11 1 (0.69%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 72 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 67 (46.53%) SC Cleared
3 15 (10.42%) ISEB
4 7 (4.86%) Sun Certification
5 3 (2.08%) Degree
6 2 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.39%) vCloud
3 1 (0.69%) vSphere
3 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) Puppet
2 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.69%) SCOM
3 1 (0.69%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.69%) Nagios
3 1 (0.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (9.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (2.08%) Google
3 3 (2.08%) Citrix
3 3 (2.08%) AppSense
4 2 (1.39%) Progress
4 2 (1.39%) IBM
4 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.69%) Zend
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco
5 1 (0.69%) BEA
5 1 (0.69%) Mapinfo
5 1 (0.69%) Micro Focus
5 1 (0.69%) ESRI
5 1 (0.69%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.69%) VMware
5 1 (0.69%) Guidewire