The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wales region that had Java Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 41 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 21 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.12% 0.73% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 0.75% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 2
Median daily rate £456 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £363 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.79% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £43.46 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-4.50% -6.53%

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
651 669 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 96.73% 97.66% 96.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 465 390
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 38
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Java Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wales region that featured Java Engineer in the job title.

Java Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Java Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Engineer across the Wales region.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Java Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Java Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Java Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Engineer across the Wales region.

Java Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Java Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Wales -6 13 £475 +5.55%
South Wales +23 7 £425 +30.76% 2
Java Engineer
UK

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Java Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
4 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
5 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
6 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
7 13 (35.14%) Spring
8 12 (32.43%) DevOps
9 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
10 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
10 8 (21.62%) Scrum
11 7 (18.92%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle
11 7 (18.92%) Apache
11 7 (18.92%) Maven
11 7 (18.92%) Degree
11 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (18.92%) REST
12 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
12 6 (16.22%) RESTful
12 6 (16.22%) TDD
13 5 (13.51%) Web Services
13 5 (13.51%) Open Source
13 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
13 5 (13.51%) BDD
14 4 (10.81%) Go
14 4 (10.81%) Ansible
14 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
14 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (10.81%) Kanban

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.92%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Event Store
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.92%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.41%) Electronics
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) Spring
2 7 (18.92%) REST
3 6 (16.22%) RESTful
4 5 (13.51%) Web Services
5 3 (8.11%) JSON
5 3 (8.11%) Spring Boot
6 2 (5.41%) Dropwizard
6 2 (5.41%) iXBRL
6 2 (5.41%) Kafka
7 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.70%) JAX-RS
7 1 (2.70%) Play Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
3 12 (32.43%) DevOps
4 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
5 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
5 8 (21.62%) Scrum
6 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
6 6 (16.22%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) Open Source
8 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.81%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (10.81%) Kanban
9 3 (8.11%) High Availability
10 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (5.41%) Microservices
10 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (18.92%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) Go
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (54.05%) Security Cleared
2 19 (51.35%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) SAP