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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 19 50 20
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 60 5 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.66% 0.86% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.15% 0.93% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 3 16
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£300 £315 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £303 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £316 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +9.55%
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
656 540 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 94.66% 92.78% 91.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 335 279
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 £200 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 +26 39 £255 - 7
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 78 (69.64%) Spring
3 69 (61.61%) Web Services
4 54 (48.21%) XML
5 52 (46.43%) SQL
6 49 (43.75%) J2EE
7 45 (40.18%) Hibernate
8 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (34.82%) Security Cleared
10 38 (33.93%) TDD
11 35 (31.25%) SC Cleared
12 32 (28.57%) HTML
13 31 (27.68%) XSLT
14 29 (25.89%) BDD
15 28 (25.00%) JavaScript
16 27 (24.11%) Relational Database
17 25 (22.32%) Struts
18 24 (21.43%) IBM
18 24 (21.43%) Finance
19 23 (20.54%) WebSphere
20 20 (17.86%) Subversion
20 20 (17.86%) FileNet
21 19 (16.96%) Maven
22 18 (16.07%) Java SE
22 18 (16.07%) OO
22 18 (16.07%) JUnit
23 17 (15.18%) Configuration Management
23 17 (15.18%) Selenium
23 17 (15.18%) Scrum
24 16 (14.29%) SOAP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 23 (20.54%) WebSphere
2 20 (17.86%) FileNet
3 12 (10.71%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (3.57%) Confluence
6 3 (2.68%) Apache
7 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) Cloud Computing
1 9 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (24.11%) Relational Database
2 14 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 10 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 9 (8.04%) CouchDB
5 6 (5.36%) MySQL
5 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.46%) DB2
7 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (17.86%) Subversion
2 19 (16.96%) Maven
3 18 (16.07%) JUnit
4 17 (15.18%) Selenium
5 11 (9.82%) Ant
6 9 (8.04%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.36%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.57%) Hudson
8 4 (3.57%) JIRA
9 2 (1.79%) JMeter
9 2 (1.79%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.89%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.89%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.89%) ClearCase
General
1 24 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Banking
3 1 (0.89%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (69.64%) Spring
2 69 (61.61%) Web Services
3 54 (48.21%) XML
4 49 (43.75%) J2EE
5 45 (40.18%) Hibernate
6 32 (28.57%) HTML
7 31 (27.68%) XSLT
8 25 (22.32%) Struts
9 18 (16.07%) Java SE
10 16 (14.29%) SOAP
10 16 (14.29%) MyBatis
11 15 (13.39%) REST
12 14 (12.50%) JSF
13 13 (11.61%) JPA
14 12 (10.71%) Akka
14 12 (10.71%) Play Framework
14 12 (10.71%) CSS
15 11 (9.82%) Ajax
16 10 (8.93%) Java EE
17 9 (8.04%) Batik
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.61%) Open Source
2 1 (0.89%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (1.79%) Ubuntu
2 2 (1.79%) Windows
2 2 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.93%) TDD
3 29 (25.89%) BDD
4 18 (16.07%) OO
5 17 (15.18%) Configuration Management
5 17 (15.18%) Scrum
6 14 (12.50%) UML
7 13 (11.61%) Pair Programming
8 12 (10.71%) Web Development
9 11 (9.82%) MVC
9 11 (9.82%) SOA
9 11 (9.82%) RAD
10 10 (8.93%) Workflow
11 9 (8.04%) Process Management
12 7 (6.25%) Web Application Development
13 6 (5.36%) DevOps
13 6 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 6 (5.36%) OOD
13 6 (5.36%) OOA/OOD
14 5 (4.46%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (46.43%) SQL
3 28 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.71%) Scala
5 6 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (34.82%) Security Cleared
2 35 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (21.43%) IBM
2 12 (10.71%) Oracle
3 4 (3.57%) JBoss
3 4 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.57%) Twitter
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