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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 16 44 20
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 72 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.78% 1.41% 6.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.37% 1.52% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 5 19
Average daily rate
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£358 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.49% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £304 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £322 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £145.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
694 527 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.29% 92.78% 92.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 329 272
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 30
Average hourly rate £17.75 £13.87 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.97% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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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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 +22 40 £271 -14.56% 12
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Java
2 84 (68.29%) Spring
3 81 (65.85%) Web Services
4 67 (54.47%) XML
4 67 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (52.03%) J2EE
6 57 (46.34%) Hibernate
7 52 (42.28%) Security Cleared
8 50 (40.65%) SQL
9 48 (39.02%) SC Cleared
10 46 (37.40%) TDD
11 44 (35.77%) XSLT
12 34 (27.64%) IBM
13 32 (26.02%) HTML
14 30 (24.39%) Subversion
14 30 (24.39%) FileNet
15 29 (23.58%) JavaScript
15 29 (23.58%) Open Source
16 28 (22.76%) BDD
16 28 (22.76%) OO
17 27 (21.95%) Configuration Management
17 27 (21.95%) Maven
17 27 (21.95%) Relational Database
18 25 (20.33%) Scrum
19 24 (19.51%) JSF
19 24 (19.51%) SOAP
20 23 (18.70%) Struts
20 23 (18.70%) WebSphere
21 22 (17.89%) Pair Programming
22 20 (16.26%) SQL Server

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 30 (24.39%) FileNet
2 23 (18.70%) WebSphere
3 14 (11.38%) Confluence
4 12 (9.76%) WebLogic
5 8 (6.50%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.44%) Apache
7 2 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (21.95%) Relational Database
2 20 (16.26%) SQL Server
3 14 (11.38%) RDBMS
3 14 (11.38%) MongoDB
3 14 (11.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (11.38%) NoSQL
4 8 (6.50%) DB2
4 8 (6.50%) CouchDB
5 6 (4.88%) MySQL
5 6 (4.88%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 30 (24.39%) Subversion
2 27 (21.95%) Maven
3 18 (14.63%) JUnit
4 17 (13.82%) Selenium
5 14 (11.38%) Hudson
5 14 (11.38%) Jenkins
5 14 (11.38%) JIRA
6 9 (7.32%) Ant
6 9 (7.32%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.25%) Apache Ivy
8 2 (1.63%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.63%) JMeter
9 1 (0.81%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.81%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (15.45%) Finance
2 1 (0.81%) Banking
2 1 (0.81%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (68.29%) Spring
2 81 (65.85%) Web Services
3 67 (54.47%) XML
4 64 (52.03%) J2EE
5 57 (46.34%) Hibernate
6 44 (35.77%) XSLT
7 32 (26.02%) HTML
8 24 (19.51%) SOAP
8 24 (19.51%) JSF
9 23 (18.70%) Struts
10 18 (14.63%) Java SE
11 16 (13.01%) MyBatis
12 15 (12.20%) REST
13 14 (11.38%) AngularJS
13 14 (11.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (9.76%) CSS
15 11 (8.94%) Ajax
16 10 (8.13%) Akka
16 10 (8.13%) Play Framework
16 10 (8.13%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.58%) Open Source
2 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.25%) Linux
2 2 (1.63%) Ubuntu
2 2 (1.63%) Windows
2 2 (1.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.47%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (37.40%) TDD
3 28 (22.76%) OO
3 28 (22.76%) BDD
4 27 (21.95%) Configuration Management
5 25 (20.33%) Scrum
6 22 (17.89%) Pair Programming
7 16 (13.01%) OOA/OOD
7 16 (13.01%) DevOps
8 14 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (11.38%) Release Management
8 14 (11.38%) UML
8 14 (11.38%) RUP
8 14 (11.38%) DSDM
9 11 (8.94%) SOA
9 11 (8.94%) RAD
9 11 (8.94%) Web Development
10 9 (7.32%) MVC
11 8 (6.50%) Workflow
11 8 (6.50%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) Java
2 50 (40.65%) SQL
3 29 (23.58%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.13%) Scala
5 6 (4.88%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.44%) XPath
6 3 (2.44%) Python
7 2 (1.63%) Ruby
7 2 (1.63%) PHP
8 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (42.28%) Security Cleared
2 48 (39.02%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 34 (27.64%) IBM
2 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.38%) Twitter
3 12 (9.76%) Oracle
4 4 (3.25%) JBoss
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Rate: £250.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 13 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago