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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Wales / South Wales
Rank 8 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 67 77 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.48% 13.07% 9.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.73% 28.73% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 58 34
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £408 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.25 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +16.07%

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
218 268 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.60% 45.50% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 196 157
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.20 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.70 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +3 46 £413 +10.00% 12
Newport +7 15 £488 +28.28% 2
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Java.

1 129 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (39.53%) Scrum
3 61 (35.47%) TDD
4 52 (30.23%) Spring
5 49 (28.49%) Software Engineering
6 48 (27.91%) RESTful
7 46 (26.74%) JSON
8 43 (25.00%) Linux
8 43 (25.00%) Microservices
9 42 (24.42%) Relational Database
10 37 (21.51%) BDD
10 37 (21.51%) REST
11 35 (20.35%) MongoDB
12 34 (19.77%) Open Source
12 34 (19.77%) HTTP
13 32 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (18.60%) Security Cleared
13 32 (18.60%) Jenkins
14 29 (16.86%) DevOps
14 29 (16.86%) Amazon AWS
15 28 (16.28%) Finance
16 27 (15.70%) Web Services
17 26 (15.12%) Cucumber
17 26 (15.12%) Kanban
18 25 (14.53%) Hibernate
19 24 (13.95%) Configuration Management
19 24 (13.95%) HTML
19 24 (13.95%) SQL
20 23 (13.37%) Python
20 23 (13.37%) Go

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.49%) Liferay
2 6 (3.49%) WebLogic
3 5 (2.91%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.91%) JBoss
3 5 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.33%) Apache
4 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.74%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.74%) IIS
5 3 (1.74%) Jetty
5 3 (1.74%) Mongrel
5 3 (1.74%) nginx
6 2 (1.16%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.16%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.58%) Mule
7 1 (0.58%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 10 (5.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.49%) PaaS
3 5 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.91%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.74%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.58%) Route 53
7 1 (0.58%) SaaS
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.77%) HTTP
2 4 (2.33%) SSL
2 4 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.74%) DHCP
3 3 (1.74%) DNS
3 3 (1.74%) DSL
3 3 (1.74%) FTP
3 3 (1.74%) IPsec
4 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.42%) Relational Database
2 35 (20.35%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.14%) Neo4j
4 13 (7.56%) Big Data
5 11 (6.40%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (3.49%) Oracle Database
8 5 (2.91%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.74%) HBase
9 3 (1.74%) MySQL
9 3 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.74%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 2 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.16%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.16%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.58%) Presto
11 1 (0.58%) QlikView
11 1 (0.58%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 26 (15.12%) Cucumber
3 18 (10.47%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.88%) Selenium
5 15 (8.72%) JUnit
6 14 (8.14%) Maven
7 9 (5.23%) JMeter
8 8 (4.65%) LoadRunner
9 7 (4.07%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.91%) JBehave
10 5 (2.91%) Rational Performance Tester
11 3 (1.74%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.74%) JIRA
11 3 (1.74%) The Grinder
11 3 (1.74%) Travis CI
12 2 (1.16%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.16%) jMock
12 2 (1.16%) Mockito
12 2 (1.16%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.16%) WinRunner
General
1 28 (16.28%) Finance
2 13 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.81%) Electronics
3 10 (5.81%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.81%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 125 (72.67%) Developer
2 99 (57.56%) Java Developer
3 23 (13.37%) Agile Developer
4 22 (12.79%) Agile Java Developer
5 21 (12.21%) Senior Developer
5 21 (12.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (7.56%) Software Engineer
7 12 (6.98%) Java Engineer
8 7 (4.07%) Architect
8 7 (4.07%) AWS Developer
8 7 (4.07%) Cloud Developer
8 7 (4.07%) Consultant
8 7 (4.07%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) Applications Developer
9 6 (3.49%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.49%) Elasticsearch Developer
9 6 (3.49%) Java Architect
9 6 (3.49%) Tester
10 5 (2.91%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 5 (2.91%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (30.23%) Spring
2 48 (27.91%) RESTful
3 46 (26.74%) JSON
4 37 (21.51%) REST
5 27 (15.70%) Web Services
6 25 (14.53%) Hibernate
7 24 (13.95%) HTML
8 23 (13.37%) Dropwizard
8 23 (13.37%) Kafka
9 21 (12.21%) Spring Boot
10 16 (9.30%) iXBRL
10 16 (9.30%) J2EE
11 15 (8.72%) XML
12 14 (8.14%) JAX-RS
13 13 (7.56%) SOAP
14 12 (6.98%) CSS
15 7 (4.07%) Node.js
15 7 (4.07%) Swagger
16 5 (2.91%) .NET
16 5 (2.91%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.49%) Algorithms
2 4 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.74%) Fintech
4 2 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.58%) iPad
5 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.00%) Linux
2 17 (9.88%) Unix
3 13 (7.56%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.74%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.16%) Windows
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.58%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (39.53%) Scrum
3 61 (35.47%) TDD
4 49 (28.49%) Software Engineering
5 43 (25.00%) Microservices
6 37 (21.51%) BDD
7 34 (19.77%) Open Source
8 32 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
9 29 (16.86%) DevOps
10 26 (15.12%) Kanban
11 24 (13.95%) Configuration Management
12 22 (12.79%) OWASP
13 21 (12.21%) Continuous Deployment
14 20 (11.63%) Secure Coding
15 17 (9.88%) Web Development
16 15 (8.72%) OO
17 14 (8.14%) Low Latency
18 13 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (7.56%) Responsive Web Design
18 13 (7.56%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.95%) SQL
2 23 (13.37%) Go
2 23 (13.37%) Python
3 21 (12.21%) Scala
4 15 (8.72%) JavaScript
5 9 (5.23%) Ruby
6 8 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.91%) Groovy
8 3 (1.74%) ABAP
8 3 (1.74%) R
9 2 (1.16%) C
9 2 (1.16%) C#
10 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.58%) Perl
10 1 (0.58%) PHP
10 1 (0.58%) VB
10 1 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.07%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (4.07%) ISEB
4 6 (3.49%) CEH
4 6 (3.49%) CISSP
4 6 (3.49%) CREST Certified
5 2 (1.16%) Degree
5 2 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.58%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (3.49%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.91%) Docker
2 3 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.74%) Xen
3 2 (1.16%) HDFS
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.58%) vCloud
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (9.30%) Ansible
2 7 (4.07%) Puppet
3 6 (3.49%) Terraform
4 5 (2.91%) Rundeck
5 4 (2.33%) Marathon
5 4 (2.33%) Mesos
6 3 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.58%) Consul
8 1 (0.58%) Fluentd
8 1 (0.58%) Grafana
8 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.58%) Kibana
8 1 (0.58%) Oozie
8 1 (0.58%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 13 (7.56%) SAP
2 12 (6.98%) Oracle
3 7 (4.07%) HP
4 4 (2.33%) Cloudera
4 4 (2.33%) Splunk
5 3 (1.74%) Google
5 3 (1.74%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.74%) Siebel
5 3 (1.74%) VMware
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe
6 1 (0.58%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.58%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.58%) Cognos
6 1 (0.58%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.58%) OpenText
6 1 (0.58%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.58%) Tableau
6 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
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