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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 42 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 28 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.35% 5.38% 6.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.44% 5.58% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 35
Average daily rate £453 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.23% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £370 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £464 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.26%
Java Developer
UK

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
631 735 687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 97.98% 96.46% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 442 426
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 40 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £18.36 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -21 17 £464 +7.84% 4
West Wales +13 6 £450 -2.70%
North Wales +6 4 - - 4
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (56.52%) TDD
4 25 (54.35%) Spring
5 22 (47.83%) jQuery
5 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 22 (47.83%) SQL
6 19 (41.30%) Hibernate
7 18 (39.13%) HTML
7 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
8 17 (36.96%) Selenium
8 17 (36.96%) XML
9 16 (34.78%) JSF
10 14 (30.43%) Maven
10 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
10 14 (30.43%) Ant
11 13 (28.26%) J2EE
11 13 (28.26%) OO
11 13 (28.26%) Subversion
11 13 (28.26%) RESTful
11 13 (28.26%) Scala
12 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
12 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
12 12 (26.09%) Java EE
12 12 (26.09%) SOAP
13 11 (23.91%) Go
13 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
13 11 (23.91%) CSS
13 11 (23.91%) Scrum
13 11 (23.91%) Git (software)

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (21.74%) Confluence
1 10 (21.74%) FileNet
1 10 (21.74%) LiveCycle
2 8 (17.39%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (17.39%) JBoss
2 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 7 (15.22%) GeoServer
3 7 (15.22%) IIS
4 5 (10.87%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
5 4 (8.70%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.35%) Apache Solr
7 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Gliffy
2 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) MongoDB
1 11 (23.91%) NoSQL
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) Redis
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (15.22%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (15.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.35%) Neo4j
6 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Selenium
2 14 (30.43%) Ant
2 14 (30.43%) Maven
3 13 (28.26%) Subversion
4 12 (26.09%) Cucumber
5 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
6 10 (21.74%) Hudson
6 10 (21.74%) JIRA
7 9 (19.57%) Eclipse
8 7 (15.22%) DbUnit
8 7 (15.22%) JUnit
8 7 (15.22%) Spock
8 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
9 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (17.39%) Legal
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) Spring
2 22 (47.83%) jQuery
3 19 (41.30%) Hibernate
4 18 (39.13%) HTML
5 17 (36.96%) XML
6 16 (34.78%) JSF
7 13 (28.26%) J2EE
7 13 (28.26%) RESTful
8 12 (26.09%) Java EE
8 12 (26.09%) SOAP
9 11 (23.91%) CSS
9 11 (23.91%) REST
10 10 (21.74%) JPA
10 10 (21.74%) Kafka
10 10 (21.74%) Mojolicious
11 8 (17.39%) AngularJS
11 8 (17.39%) OAuth2
12 7 (15.22%) Dojo
12 7 (15.22%) Java SE
12 7 (15.22%) JSTS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Replication
2 4 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) TDD
3 13 (28.26%) OO
4 12 (26.09%) Software Engineering
5 11 (23.91%) Scrum
6 9 (19.57%) Document Management
6 9 (19.57%) MVC
7 6 (13.04%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
9 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
10 3 (6.52%) OOD
10 3 (6.52%) SOA
10 3 (6.52%) System Testing
10 3 (6.52%) UML
10 3 (6.52%) Use Case
10 3 (6.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) Scala
4 11 (23.91%) Go
5 10 (21.74%) Perl
5 10 (21.74%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.70%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.52%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) PHP
8 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (10.87%) BC Cleared
4 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Adobe
1 10 (21.74%) ILOG
1 10 (21.74%) Splunk
2 8 (17.39%) IBM
3 7 (15.22%) Kofax
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft