The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South Wales region that had Senior Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Java Developer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 49 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.75% - 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% - 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £481 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
512 565 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 96.42% 97.92% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 403 334
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 35 18
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South Wales region that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the South Wales region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Senior Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the South Wales region.

Senior Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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 £438 - 1
Newport - 1 £525 -
Senior Java Developer
Wales

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) TDD
4 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
5 9 (42.86%) Big Data
6 8 (38.10%) Scala
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 7 (33.33%) Web Services
7 7 (33.33%) Microservices
8 6 (28.57%) Spring
8 6 (28.57%) REST
9 5 (23.81%) BDD
9 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
10 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (19.05%) Scrum
10 4 (19.05%) J2EE
11 3 (14.29%) Finance
11 3 (14.29%) Maven
11 3 (14.29%) Open Source
11 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
11 3 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (14.29%) RESTful
11 3 (14.29%) Ansible
12 2 (9.52%) SonarQube
12 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
12 2 (9.52%) Docker
12 2 (9.52%) DevOps

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
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 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Relational Database
2 9 (42.86%) Big Data
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (9.52%) DbUnit
3 2 (9.52%) jMock
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 2 (9.52%) Mockito
3 2 (9.52%) SonarQube
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) Hudson
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Electronics
2 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) REST
2 6 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (19.05%) J2EE
4 3 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.52%) JSON
5 2 (9.52%) PowerMock
5 2 (9.52%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.76%) Dropwizard
6 1 (4.76%) HTML
6 1 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) TDD
3 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (33.33%) Microservices
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Kanban
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) API Design
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Deployment
8 1 (4.76%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) Scala
3 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) SAP