The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 27 17 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 53 67 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.02% 8.98% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.46% 9.41% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 3
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£250 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £458 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
820 712 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.08% 95.44% 91.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 469 301
Average daily rate £350 £365 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 32
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.38 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £28.68 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
South Wales +2 47 £250 -16.66% 5
West Wales -9 1 £425 +41.66%
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 69 (75.00%) Spring
3 50 (54.35%) Web Services
4 45 (48.91%) SOAP
4 45 (48.91%) Hibernate
5 44 (47.83%) XML
6 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (43.48%) HTML
8 33 (35.87%) Scrum
8 33 (35.87%) Security Cleared
9 32 (34.78%) SC Cleared
10 29 (31.52%) OO
11 28 (30.43%) Oracle
11 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
11 28 (30.43%) AngularJS
12 27 (29.35%) Struts
12 27 (29.35%) JSP
13 26 (28.26%) JDBC
14 25 (27.17%) SQL
14 25 (27.17%) MySQL
14 25 (27.17%) JBoss
15 23 (25.00%) Eclipse
15 23 (25.00%) HTTP
15 23 (25.00%) Web Development
15 23 (25.00%) Relational Database
16 22 (23.91%) JPA
17 21 (22.83%) Subversion
17 21 (22.83%) Tomcat
18 20 (21.74%) J2EE
19 18 (19.57%) Java SE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (27.17%) JBoss
2 21 (22.83%) Tomcat
3 18 (19.57%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.43%) Confluence
5 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (3.26%) Mule ESB
6 3 (3.26%) Mule
7 2 (2.17%) WildFly
7 2 (2.17%) FileNet
8 1 (1.09%) CMS
8 1 (1.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (27.17%) MySQL
2 23 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (9.78%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 5 (5.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 21 (22.83%) Subversion
3 15 (16.30%) Jenkins
4 13 (14.13%) Cucumber
5 10 (10.87%) Maven
5 10 (10.87%) JIRA
6 7 (7.61%) Selenium
7 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
7 6 (6.52%) Hudson
7 6 (6.52%) JUnit
8 5 (5.43%) Spock
8 5 (5.43%) Geb
9 2 (2.17%) JMeter
9 2 (2.17%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.17%) Gradle
9 2 (2.17%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.09%) Mockito
10 1 (1.09%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.09%) WebObjects
General
1 3 (3.26%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Back Office
3 1 (1.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (75.00%) Spring
2 50 (54.35%) Web Services
3 45 (48.91%) SOAP
3 45 (48.91%) Hibernate
4 44 (47.83%) XML
5 40 (43.48%) HTML
6 28 (30.43%) AngularJS
7 27 (29.35%) JSP
7 27 (29.35%) Struts
8 26 (28.26%) JDBC
9 22 (23.91%) JPA
10 20 (21.74%) J2EE
11 18 (19.57%) Java SE
12 14 (15.22%) REST
12 14 (15.22%) CSS
12 14 (15.22%) MyBatis
13 6 (6.52%) JSF
14 5 (5.43%) XSLT
14 5 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (5.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.17%) User Experience
2 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.26%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.09%) Windows
3 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.87%) Scrum
3 29 (31.52%) OO
4 23 (25.00%) Web Development
5 17 (18.48%) Unit Testing
6 16 (17.39%) SOA
7 15 (16.30%) TDD
8 11 (11.96%) BDD
9 7 (7.61%) Open Source
9 7 (7.61%) DevOps
10 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.52%) Pair Programming
10 6 (6.52%) Configuration Management
11 5 (5.43%) RUP
11 5 (5.43%) DSDM
11 5 (5.43%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (5.43%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.43%) Release Management
11 5 (5.43%) SDLC
12 4 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 25 (27.17%) SQL
4 16 (17.39%) PL/SQL
5 9 (9.78%) Scala
6 1 (1.09%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 33 (35.87%) Security Cleared
2 32 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.26%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) Oracle
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Twitter
3 4 (4.35%) IBM