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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 20 19 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 69 61 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.57% 8.79% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 9.28% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 3
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£275 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £185 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £145.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.26% -2.85%
Java Developer
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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
863 657 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.63% 94.67% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 455 334
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.60% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.53 £38.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 August 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 August 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 +4 63 £250 -1.96% 15
West Wales -7 2 £363 -
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Java
2 84 (79.25%) Spring
3 61 (57.55%) Hibernate
4 56 (52.83%) HTML
5 55 (51.89%) Web Services
6 54 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (50.00%) XML
8 50 (47.17%) SOAP
9 44 (41.51%) Security Cleared
10 40 (37.74%) Scrum
11 39 (36.79%) SC Cleared
12 37 (34.91%) JavaScript
13 36 (33.96%) SQL
13 36 (33.96%) OO
14 35 (33.02%) AngularJS
15 33 (31.13%) J2EE
16 32 (30.19%) Oracle
17 29 (27.36%) CSS
18 28 (26.42%) Eclipse
18 28 (26.42%) JPA
19 27 (25.47%) Subversion
19 27 (25.47%) Struts
19 27 (25.47%) JSP
19 27 (25.47%) PL/SQL
19 27 (25.47%) JBoss
19 27 (25.47%) Relational Database
20 26 (24.53%) JDBC
21 24 (22.64%) MySQL
21 24 (22.64%) Maven
22 23 (21.70%) HTTP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (25.47%) JBoss
2 23 (21.70%) Tomcat
3 18 (16.98%) WebSphere
4 11 (10.38%) Confluence
5 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.83%) Mule
6 3 (2.83%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.89%) WildFly
7 2 (1.89%) Liferay
7 2 (1.89%) FileNet
8 1 (0.94%) Apache
8 1 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (21.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (25.47%) Relational Database
2 24 (22.64%) MySQL
3 17 (16.04%) MongoDB
4 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
5 13 (12.26%) NoSQL
6 11 (10.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.94%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 28 (26.42%) Eclipse
2 27 (25.47%) Subversion
3 24 (22.64%) Maven
4 23 (21.70%) Jenkins
5 16 (15.09%) JIRA
6 13 (12.26%) Selenium
6 13 (12.26%) Cucumber
6 13 (12.26%) Hudson
7 11 (10.38%) Spock
7 11 (10.38%) Geb
8 7 (6.60%) Ant
8 7 (6.60%) JUnit
9 6 (5.66%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.89%) Gradle
10 2 (1.89%) Artifactory
10 2 (1.89%) IntelliJ
10 2 (1.89%) JMeter
11 1 (0.94%) WebObjects
11 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (2.83%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Back Office
2 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (79.25%) Spring
2 61 (57.55%) Hibernate
3 56 (52.83%) HTML
4 55 (51.89%) Web Services
5 53 (50.00%) XML
6 50 (47.17%) SOAP
7 35 (33.02%) AngularJS
8 33 (31.13%) J2EE
9 29 (27.36%) CSS
10 28 (26.42%) JPA
11 27 (25.47%) JSP
11 27 (25.47%) Struts
12 26 (24.53%) JDBC
13 19 (17.92%) JSF
14 18 (16.98%) Java SE
15 15 (14.15%) REST
16 14 (13.21%) MyBatis
16 14 (13.21%) XSLT
17 11 (10.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 10 (9.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.83%) User Experience
2 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.89%) UNIX
1 2 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
2 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (50.94%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.74%) Scrum
3 36 (33.96%) OO
4 23 (21.70%) Web Development
5 22 (20.75%) TDD
6 18 (16.98%) SOA
6 18 (16.98%) Unit Testing
7 16 (15.09%) Open Source
7 16 (15.09%) OOA/OOD
7 16 (15.09%) DevOps
8 13 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.32%) Configuration Management
9 12 (11.32%) Pair Programming
10 11 (10.38%) RUP
10 11 (10.38%) DSDM
10 11 (10.38%) Release Management
10 11 (10.38%) Test Automation
10 11 (10.38%) SDLC
11 10 (9.43%) BDD
12 9 (8.49%) UML
Programming Languages
1 106 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (34.91%) JavaScript
3 36 (33.96%) SQL
4 27 (25.47%) PL/SQL
5 8 (7.55%) Scala
6 1 (0.94%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 44 (41.51%) Security Cleared
2 39 (36.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.83%) Degree
5 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Shibboleth
2 3 (2.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) Puppet
2 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (30.19%) Oracle
2 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.38%) Twitter
3 9 (8.49%) IBM
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