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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 6 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Contract jobs citing Java 120 164 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.97% 20.25% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.30% 51.74% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 126 11
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£350 £425 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +31.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -1.34%
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
396 317 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 46.10% 39.14% 27.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 214 91
Average daily rate £350 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £264 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.14% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £14.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 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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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 -4 98 £350 -12.50% 23
West Wales -11 10 £469 +10.29% 2
North Wales - 1 £325 - 4
Java
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

1 101 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (46.23%) Scrum
3 83 (41.71%) Security Cleared
4 75 (37.69%) SC Cleared
5 62 (31.16%) Spring
6 54 (27.14%) TDD
7 49 (24.62%) .NET
8 48 (24.12%) SQL
8 48 (24.12%) Jenkins
9 45 (22.61%) Subversion
10 43 (21.61%) Web Services
11 38 (19.10%) XML
11 38 (19.10%) JBoss
12 37 (18.59%) Hibernate
13 35 (17.59%) HTML
14 34 (17.09%) SOAP
15 33 (16.58%) JavaScript
16 32 (16.08%) WebSphere
16 32 (16.08%) Selenium
16 32 (16.08%) BDD
17 29 (14.57%) Test Scripting
17 29 (14.57%) Tomcat
18 27 (13.57%) Eclipse
18 27 (13.57%) Oracle
18 27 (13.57%) JMeter
18 27 (13.57%) Cucumber
18 27 (13.57%) Scala
19 26 (13.07%) jQuery
19 26 (13.07%) Java SE
20 25 (12.56%) Configuration Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 38 (19.10%) JBoss
2 32 (16.08%) WebSphere
3 29 (14.57%) Tomcat
4 13 (6.53%) FileNet
5 11 (5.53%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (4.02%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.52%) Apache
8 6 (3.02%) WebSphere Application Server
8 6 (3.02%) nginx
9 4 (2.01%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.51%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.51%) IIS
11 2 (1.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.01%) ArcGIS
11 2 (1.01%) Confluence
11 2 (1.01%) CMS
11 2 (1.01%) ArcSDE
11 2 (1.01%) Jetty
11 2 (1.01%) Mule
11 2 (1.01%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MS Office
2 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.01%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.55%) HTTP
2 4 (2.01%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.01%) VoIP
2 4 (2.01%) SSL
2 4 (2.01%) Firewall
3 2 (1.01%) IPsec
3 2 (1.01%) DHCP
3 2 (1.01%) FTP
3 2 (1.01%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.05%) MongoDB
3 17 (8.54%) MySQL
4 16 (8.04%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.51%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.01%) Ingres
8 1 (0.50%) Adabas
8 1 (0.50%) DB2
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.50%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.50%) Redis
8 1 (0.50%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (24.12%) Jenkins
2 45 (22.61%) Subversion
3 32 (16.08%) Selenium
4 27 (13.57%) Cucumber
4 27 (13.57%) JMeter
4 27 (13.57%) Eclipse
5 22 (11.06%) Maven
6 17 (8.54%) JIRA
7 15 (7.54%) JUnit
7 15 (7.54%) Artifactory
8 14 (7.04%) WebDriver
9 13 (6.53%) Git (software)
9 13 (6.53%) SpecFlow
10 12 (6.03%) Gradle
10 12 (6.03%) Hudson
11 11 (5.53%) MSBuild
12 10 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (4.02%) Visual Studio
14 7 (3.52%) Bugzilla
14 7 (3.52%) TestNG
General
1 13 (6.53%) Back Office
2 8 (4.02%) Legal
3 7 (3.52%) Finance
4 2 (1.01%) Electronics
4 2 (1.01%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.01%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 108 (54.27%) Developer
2 77 (38.69%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.56%) Tester
4 15 (7.54%) Analyst
5 12 (6.03%) Deployment Specialist
6 10 (5.03%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.52%) Team Leader
7 9 (4.52%) Java Team Leader
7 9 (4.52%) AWS Developer
8 8 (4.02%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.52%) Development Team Leader
10 6 (3.02%) Perl Developer
10 6 (3.02%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.02%) Scala Developer
11 5 (2.51%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.51%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (2.51%) .NET Developer
12 4 (2.01%) Release Manager
12 4 (2.01%) Desktop Support
12 4 (2.01%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (31.16%) Spring
2 49 (24.62%) .NET
3 43 (21.61%) Web Services
4 38 (19.10%) XML
5 37 (18.59%) Hibernate
6 35 (17.59%) HTML
7 34 (17.09%) SOAP
8 26 (13.07%) Java SE
8 26 (13.07%) jQuery
9 20 (10.05%) JSP
9 20 (10.05%) CSS
10 19 (9.55%) RESTful
10 19 (9.55%) REST
11 17 (8.54%) Struts
12 16 (8.04%) JDBC
12 16 (8.04%) AngularJS
13 14 (7.04%) HTML5
13 14 (7.04%) Drools
13 14 (7.04%) MyBatis
14 13 (6.53%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.52%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.02%) User Experience
3 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.01%) iSeries
4 3 (1.51%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.51%) IVR
4 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.01%) GIS
5 2 (1.01%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.01%) NHS
5 2 (1.01%) DTV
5 2 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.50%) Java Card
6 1 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.50%) Social Media
6 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.50%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.50%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.56%) Linux
2 16 (8.04%) Windows
3 15 (7.54%) UNIX
4 7 (3.52%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.51%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.51%) CentOS
7 2 (1.01%) Fedora
8 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.50%) AIX
8 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (50.75%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (46.23%) Scrum
3 54 (27.14%) TDD
4 32 (16.08%) BDD
5 29 (14.57%) Test Scripting
6 25 (12.56%) Configuration Management
7 24 (12.06%) OO
8 23 (11.56%) SOA
9 22 (11.06%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (10.05%) Unit Testing
11 19 (9.55%) Open Source
12 18 (9.05%) ITIL
12 18 (9.05%) Software Engineering
13 16 (8.04%) Regression Testing
14 15 (7.54%) Web Development
14 15 (7.54%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (6.53%) DevOps
15 13 (6.53%) Test-First Development
16 12 (6.03%) Workflow
17 11 (5.53%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.12%) SQL
2 33 (16.58%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.57%) Scala
4 21 (10.55%) PL/SQL
5 16 (8.04%) Perl
6 15 (7.54%) C#
7 10 (5.03%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.03%) Jython
8 8 (4.02%) Python
9 6 (3.02%) PHP
9 6 (3.02%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.51%) Ruby
11 1 (0.50%) Groovy
11 1 (0.50%) COBOL
11 1 (0.50%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 83 (41.71%) Security Cleared
2 75 (37.69%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.54%) ISEB
4 7 (3.52%) Sun Certification
4 7 (3.52%) Degree
5 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (3.02%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.01%) Shibboleth
3 3 (1.51%) vCloud
3 3 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.01%) Xen
4 2 (1.01%) Docker
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (5.03%) Puppet
2 5 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.01%) SCCM
4 3 (1.51%) Ansible
5 1 (0.50%) SELinux
5 1 (0.50%) Salt
5 1 (0.50%) SCOM
5 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.50%) Nagios
5 1 (0.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 27 (13.57%) Oracle
2 21 (10.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.02%) IBM
3 6 (3.02%) VMware
3 6 (3.02%) Google
4 5 (2.51%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.01%) Lotus
5 4 (2.01%) Adobe
6 3 (1.51%) Citrix
6 3 (1.51%) Avaya
6 3 (1.51%) AppSense
7 2 (1.01%) ESRI
7 2 (1.01%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.01%) SAP
8 1 (0.50%) Progress
8 1 (0.50%) Cisco
8 1 (0.50%) CA
8 1 (0.50%) HP
8 1 (0.50%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.50%) Thunderhead
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