The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Java 90 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.82% 9.01% 9.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 18.98% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 28
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £213 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
Java
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
300 332 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.08% 47.50% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 214 118
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.43 £28.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.70 £22.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Java
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 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 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 +3 72 £375 -3.22% 18
North Wales +7 6 £100 -37.50% 4
West Wales +14 2 £450 -14.28% 1
Mid Wales - 1 £450 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 147 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (44.25%) SQL
3 78 (34.51%) TDD
4 73 (32.30%) Spring
5 68 (30.09%) OO
6 63 (27.88%) Software Engineering
6 63 (27.88%) Selenium
7 59 (26.11%) jQuery
7 59 (26.11%) JavaScript
8 58 (25.66%) Cucumber
9 57 (25.22%) Security Cleared
9 57 (25.22%) Perl
10 55 (24.34%) Web Services
10 55 (24.34%) Hibernate
11 53 (23.45%) RESTful
12 52 (23.01%) MongoDB
13 49 (21.68%) Unix
13 49 (21.68%) Tomcat
13 49 (21.68%) HTML
14 48 (21.24%) Jenkins
15 46 (20.35%) NoSQL
15 46 (20.35%) J2EE
15 46 (20.35%) Linux
16 45 (19.91%) JBoss
17 44 (19.47%) XML
18 43 (19.03%) CSS
18 43 (19.03%) Scala
18 43 (19.03%) Git (software)
19 41 (18.14%) Scrum
20 40 (17.70%) SC Cleared

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 49 (21.68%) Tomcat
2 45 (19.91%) JBoss
3 31 (13.72%) Apache
4 30 (13.27%) Elasticsearch
4 30 (13.27%) WebSphere
5 19 (8.41%) IIS
6 16 (7.08%) FileNet
6 16 (7.08%) WebLogic
7 14 (6.19%) Jetty
7 14 (6.19%) Mule
8 13 (5.75%) nginx
9 12 (5.31%) Confluence
10 10 (4.42%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (3.54%) Apache Solr
12 6 (2.65%) LiveCycle
12 6 (2.65%) Node.js
13 4 (1.77%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (1.33%) SAS
15 2 (0.88%) Liferay
16 1 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (3.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.33%) MS Office
3 3 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (5.31%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.16%) HTTP
2 21 (9.29%) TCP/IP
3 15 (6.64%) SSL
4 14 (6.19%) DNS
5 11 (4.87%) DHCP
5 11 (4.87%) FTP
5 11 (4.87%) IPsec
6 6 (2.65%) Internet
7 5 (2.21%) Firewall
8 3 (1.33%) HTTPS
8 3 (1.33%) SSH
8 3 (1.33%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.44%) DMZ
9 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.01%) MongoDB
2 46 (20.35%) NoSQL
3 31 (13.72%) Redis
4 17 (7.52%) Relational Database
5 14 (6.19%) SQL Server
6 12 (5.31%) RDBMS
7 11 (4.87%) MySQL
7 11 (4.87%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (3.10%) Neo4j
9 7 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.44%) Big Data
13 1 (0.44%) HPCC
13 1 (0.44%) Jackrabbit
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 63 (27.88%) Selenium
2 58 (25.66%) Cucumber
3 48 (21.24%) Jenkins
4 43 (19.03%) Git (software)
5 39 (17.26%) Subversion
6 31 (13.72%) Maven
7 27 (11.95%) Eclipse
8 19 (8.41%) JIRA
9 16 (7.08%) Hudson
10 15 (6.64%) Ant
11 11 (4.87%) Spock
12 10 (4.42%) JUnit
13 7 (3.10%) TeamCity
14 6 (2.65%) Concordion
14 6 (2.65%) DbUnit
14 6 (2.65%) Mercurial
14 6 (2.65%) Visual Studio
15 5 (2.21%) Geb
15 5 (2.21%) IntelliJ
15 5 (2.21%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (14.60%) Finance
2 31 (13.72%) Legal
3 3 (1.33%) Banking
4 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 158 (69.91%) Developer
2 108 (47.79%) Java Developer
3 19 (8.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 16 (7.08%) Perl Developer
5 12 (5.31%) Analyst
6 10 (4.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 9 (3.98%) Lead Developer
7 9 (3.98%) Senior Developer
7 9 (3.98%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.54%) Architect
8 8 (3.54%) Consultant
8 8 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (3.10%) Agile Developer
9 7 (3.10%) MongoDB Developer
9 7 (3.10%) Software Engineer
9 7 (3.10%) Web Developer
10 6 (2.65%) Agile Java Developer
10 6 (2.65%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (2.65%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (2.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (32.30%) Spring
2 59 (26.11%) jQuery
3 55 (24.34%) Hibernate
3 55 (24.34%) Web Services
4 53 (23.45%) RESTful
5 49 (21.68%) HTML
6 46 (20.35%) J2EE
7 44 (19.47%) XML
8 43 (19.03%) CSS
9 40 (17.70%) REST
10 38 (16.81%) SOAP
11 32 (14.16%) Kafka
11 32 (14.16%) Mojolicious
12 25 (11.06%) JPA
13 23 (10.18%) Ajax
14 21 (9.29%) .NET
14 21 (9.29%) JSF
15 20 (8.85%) Servlets
16 19 (8.41%) Java EE
16 19 (8.41%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.98%) Inversion of Control
3 8 (3.54%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.65%) Replication
5 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.21%) User Experience
6 4 (1.77%) PKI
7 3 (1.33%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.44%) AS400
8 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.44%) iSeries
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) Physics
8 1 (0.44%) Tandem
8 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.68%) Unix
2 46 (20.35%) Linux
3 17 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.21%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.77%) Android
6 3 (1.33%) Windows
7 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.44%) Solaris
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (65.04%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (34.51%) TDD
3 68 (30.09%) OO
4 63 (27.88%) Software Engineering
5 41 (18.14%) Scrum
6 39 (17.26%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (17.26%) DevOps
7 26 (11.50%) Configuration Management
7 26 (11.50%) Open Source
8 25 (11.06%) BDD
9 22 (9.73%) SOA
10 17 (7.52%) MVC
11 16 (7.08%) Unit Testing
12 15 (6.64%) OOA/OOD
13 12 (5.31%) UML
13 12 (5.31%) Workflow
14 10 (4.42%) RUP
14 10 (4.42%) Test Automation
14 10 (4.42%) Web Development
15 9 (3.98%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 100 (44.25%) SQL
2 59 (26.11%) JavaScript
3 57 (25.22%) Perl
4 43 (19.03%) Scala
5 38 (16.81%) Go
6 22 (9.73%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.98%) Ruby
8 7 (3.10%) C#
8 7 (3.10%) PHP
9 6 (2.65%) ANSI SQL
9 6 (2.65%) Python
9 6 (2.65%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.65%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.77%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.33%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.44%) C++
12 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (25.22%) Security Cleared
2 40 (17.70%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.10%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (3.10%) Degree
4 3 (1.33%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) HND
5 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.87%) QA
2 10 (4.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (2.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.88%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.31%) Xen
3 6 (2.65%) Shibboleth
4 4 (1.77%) Docker
5 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.44%) KVM
6 1 (0.44%) vCloud
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (9.73%) Puppet
2 5 (2.21%) Ansible
2 5 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.33%) yum
4 1 (0.44%) Cacti
4 1 (0.44%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) Nagios
4 1 (0.44%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) SCSM
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.44%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 26 (11.50%) Oracle
2 22 (9.73%) VMware
3 19 (8.41%) IBM
3 19 (8.41%) Microsoft
4 17 (7.52%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.75%) Google
6 12 (5.31%) Atlassian
7 6 (2.65%) Adobe
7 6 (2.65%) ILOG
7 6 (2.65%) Kofax
7 6 (2.65%) Splunk
7 6 (2.65%) Twitter
8 3 (1.33%) Cisco
9 2 (0.88%) Dell
10 1 (0.44%) HP
10 1 (0.44%) Rally
10 1 (0.44%) SAP
10 1 (0.44%) Sun
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wales
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
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Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
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Rate: £300 - £375 per day
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