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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 50 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 20 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.92% 1.58% 4.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.05% 1.66% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 9
Average daily rate
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£425 £424 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.29% +30.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £423 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
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
656 483 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.91% 95.64% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 268 244
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 44
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £130.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -3 18 £400 -5.60% 18
North Wales - - - - 1
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 70 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (58.57%) Security Cleared
3 40 (57.14%) Spring
4 39 (55.71%) SC Cleared
5 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (50.00%) Web Services
7 33 (47.14%) XML
7 33 (47.14%) J2EE
8 30 (42.86%) Open Source
9 29 (41.43%) Hibernate
10 28 (40.00%) TDD
11 27 (38.57%) XSLT
12 26 (37.14%) SOAP
12 26 (37.14%) FileNet
12 26 (37.14%) Subversion
13 24 (34.29%) Scrum
13 24 (34.29%) Jenkins
14 23 (32.86%) OO
15 22 (31.43%) Maven
15 22 (31.43%) MongoDB
15 22 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
16 21 (30.00%) AngularJS
17 20 (28.57%) JSF
18 18 (25.71%) Pair Programming
18 18 (25.71%) JIRA
18 18 (25.71%) Apache Cassandra
18 18 (25.71%) NoSQL
18 18 (25.71%) Confluence
18 18 (25.71%) RUP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 26 (37.14%) FileNet
2 18 (25.71%) Confluence
3 15 (21.43%) JBoss
4 10 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.86%) Apache
7 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.43%) IIS
7 1 (1.43%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.43%) Mule
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) AMQP
1 4 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.43%) MongoDB
2 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (25.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (25.71%) NoSQL
4 8 (11.43%) DB2
5 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.29%) MySQL
6 3 (4.29%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.43%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (37.14%) Subversion
2 24 (34.29%) Jenkins
3 22 (31.43%) Maven
4 18 (25.71%) JIRA
4 18 (25.71%) Hudson
5 7 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (8.57%) JUnit
7 4 (5.71%) Selenium
8 3 (4.29%) GitLab
9 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.86%) DbUnit
9 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.86%) Ant
10 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.43%) Spock
10 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.43%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (57.14%) Spring
2 35 (50.00%) Web Services
3 33 (47.14%) XML
3 33 (47.14%) J2EE
4 29 (41.43%) Hibernate
5 27 (38.57%) XSLT
6 26 (37.14%) SOAP
7 21 (30.00%) AngularJS
8 20 (28.57%) JSF
9 18 (25.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (12.86%) REST
11 8 (11.43%) HTML
12 7 (10.00%) Java SE
12 7 (10.00%) jQuery
12 7 (10.00%) Drools
13 6 (8.57%) JSON
13 6 (8.57%) CSS
14 5 (7.14%) Java EE
15 4 (5.71%) EJB
16 3 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (42.86%) Open Source
2 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.00%) TDD
3 24 (34.29%) Scrum
4 23 (32.86%) OO
5 22 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (25.71%) Pair Programming
6 18 (25.71%) RUP
6 18 (25.71%) DSDM
6 18 (25.71%) Configuration Management
7 17 (24.29%) DevOps
7 17 (24.29%) OOA/OOD
7 17 (24.29%) Release Management
8 8 (11.43%) Workflow
9 7 (10.00%) MVC
10 6 (8.57%) SOA
11 2 (2.86%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.86%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.86%) BDD
11 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.29%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) Python
5 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.71%) Perl
7 3 (4.29%) Ruby
8 2 (2.86%) Scala
8 2 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (58.57%) Security Cleared
2 39 (55.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (25.71%) IBM
1 18 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.29%) Twitter
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle
4 2 (2.86%) ILOG
5 1 (1.43%) Splunk
5 1 (1.43%) BEA
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Kofax
5 1 (1.43%) Business Objects