The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Wales region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -16
Contract jobs citing Java 106 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.69% 4.18% 7.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.30% 15.18% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 15 25
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£350 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £390 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
234 112 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.85% 27.52% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 84 92
Average daily rate £325 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.13 £55.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.40% +131.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £55.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 £55.00 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
Wales

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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 +16 59 £325 +18.18% 15
Newport +7 37 £450 +33.33% 4
Bridgend - 3 £400 -
Torfaen - 2 £375 - 5
Caerphilly - - - -
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 81 (43.32%) TDD
1 81 (43.32%) Web Services
2 72 (38.50%) BDD
3 63 (33.69%) Spring
4 60 (32.09%) SQL
5 55 (29.41%) Scrum
6 53 (28.34%) Scala
7 51 (27.27%) Selenium
8 48 (25.67%) OO
9 46 (24.60%) Maven
10 44 (23.53%) JUnit
10 44 (23.53%) XML
11 43 (22.99%) Ant
11 43 (22.99%) Security Cleared
12 41 (21.93%) Hibernate
13 40 (21.39%) J2EE
14 38 (20.32%) JavaScript
14 38 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (19.79%) HTML
16 36 (19.25%) Play Framework
17 35 (18.72%) Akka
18 34 (18.18%) Subversion
19 33 (17.65%) Finance
19 33 (17.65%) SC Cleared
20 31 (16.58%) WebDriver
21 30 (16.04%) SOAP
22 29 (15.51%) UML
22 29 (15.51%) Web Development
23 28 (14.97%) Struts
23 28 (14.97%) C#

Java
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 18 (9.63%) WebSphere
2 16 (8.56%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.42%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (6.42%) FileNet
4 8 (4.28%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.28%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.60%) Apache
6 2 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.07%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (1.60%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
1 25 (13.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.14%) HTTP
2 3 (1.60%) SSL
2 3 (1.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.37%) CouchDB
2 21 (11.23%) Relational Database
3 14 (7.49%) RDBMS
4 12 (6.42%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.35%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.14%) MySQL
6 4 (2.14%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.60%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 51 (27.27%) Selenium
2 46 (24.60%) Maven
3 44 (23.53%) JUnit
4 43 (22.99%) Ant
5 34 (18.18%) Subversion
6 31 (16.58%) WebDriver
7 21 (11.23%) Jenkins
8 20 (10.70%) Apache Ivy
8 20 (10.70%) JIRA
9 18 (9.63%) JMeter
9 18 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (9.09%) TestNG
11 16 (8.56%) Bugzilla
12 15 (8.02%) TortoiseSVN
13 10 (5.35%) Eclipse
14 9 (4.81%) JBehave
15 8 (4.28%) Cucumber
16 6 (3.21%) Git (software)
17 5 (2.67%) Mercurial
17 5 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 33 (17.65%) Finance
2 12 (6.42%) Banking
3 7 (3.74%) Legal
4 2 (1.07%) Games
5 1 (0.53%) Local Government
5 1 (0.53%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 113 (60.43%) Developer
2 63 (33.69%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.83%) Scala Developer
3 24 (12.83%) Architect
4 19 (10.16%) Tester
5 17 (9.09%) Java Architect
6 13 (6.95%) Analyst
7 11 (5.88%) Perl Developer
8 9 (4.81%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.81%) Team Leader
9 8 (4.28%) Development Team Leader
9 8 (4.28%) Java Team Leader
10 7 (3.74%) Consultant
11 6 (3.21%) Lead Architect
12 5 (2.67%) Project Manager
13 4 (2.14%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.14%) Software Engineer
13 4 (2.14%) Technical Architect
13 4 (2.14%) Business Analyst
13 4 (2.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (43.32%) Web Services
2 63 (33.69%) Spring
3 44 (23.53%) XML
4 41 (21.93%) Hibernate
5 40 (21.39%) J2EE
6 37 (19.79%) HTML
7 36 (19.25%) Play Framework
8 35 (18.72%) Akka
9 30 (16.04%) SOAP
10 28 (14.97%) Struts
11 25 (13.37%) SVG
11 25 (13.37%) Batik
12 24 (12.83%) .NET
13 23 (12.30%) CSS
14 22 (11.76%) JPA
15 19 (10.16%) .NET Framework
15 19 (10.16%) RESTful
16 18 (9.63%) XSLT
17 17 (9.09%) REST
18 16 (8.56%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.23%) Open Source
2 14 (7.49%) Client/Server
3 9 (4.81%) Mathematics
3 9 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.21%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (2.14%) iSeries
6 3 (1.60%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.60%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.60%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.60%) AS400
7 2 (1.07%) GIS
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.02%) UNIX
2 10 (5.35%) Linux
3 8 (4.28%) Windows
4 2 (1.07%) Solaris
4 2 (1.07%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (43.32%) TDD
2 72 (38.50%) BDD
3 55 (29.41%) Scrum
4 48 (25.67%) OO
5 38 (20.32%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (15.51%) UML
6 29 (15.51%) Web Development
7 25 (13.37%) Process Management
8 23 (12.30%) Automation Testing
9 21 (11.23%) MVC
10 20 (10.70%) Load Testing
10 20 (10.70%) Software Engineering
11 19 (10.16%) Test Management
11 19 (10.16%) Test Scripting
11 19 (10.16%) Kanban
12 16 (8.56%) Automated Testing
12 16 (8.56%) Software Testing
12 16 (8.56%) SOA
13 14 (7.49%) RAD
14 13 (6.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (32.09%) SQL
2 53 (28.34%) Scala
3 38 (20.32%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.97%) C#
5 11 (5.88%) Perl
6 7 (3.74%) Groovy
7 6 (3.21%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.60%) XPath
8 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.60%) PHP
8 3 (1.60%) XQuery
9 2 (1.07%) C++
9 2 (1.07%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (22.99%) Security Cleared
2 33 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.63%) ISTQB
4 16 (8.56%) ISEB
5 10 (5.35%) Degree
6 3 (1.60%) MCSD
6 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (10.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (11.23%) IBM
2 19 (10.16%) Oracle
3 9 (4.81%) JBoss
4 4 (2.14%) Guidewire
4 4 (2.14%) Thunderhead
4 4 (2.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.60%) Zend
5 3 (1.60%) Talend
5 3 (1.60%) HP
5 3 (1.60%) Informatica
6 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
Newport, Gwent
The Creative Emporium Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £170 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £275.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago