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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 23 7
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing Java 113 32 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.28% 5.56% 13.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.65% 16.84% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 26 40
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£325 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £374 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £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 £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Java
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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
278 190 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.06% 32.99% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 137 101
Average daily rate £325 £294 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -11.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £20.85 £15.13 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -36.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.98 £12.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.76 £43.08 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 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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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 +15 79 £315 +14.54% 23
West Wales +4 14 £423 +34.12% 1
North Wales - - - - 4
Java
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 113 (42.80%) Web Services
2 108 (40.91%) TDD
3 91 (34.47%) BDD
4 87 (32.95%) Spring
5 81 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
6 72 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 71 (26.89%) Scala
8 68 (25.76%) SQL
9 66 (25.00%) J2EE
10 64 (24.24%) XML
11 63 (23.86%) Selenium
12 61 (23.11%) SC Cleared
13 60 (22.73%) Scrum
14 57 (21.59%) Hibernate
15 54 (20.45%) OO
16 50 (18.94%) JUnit
17 48 (18.18%) Maven
18 44 (16.67%) HTML
19 43 (16.29%) Subversion
19 43 (16.29%) Play Framework
20 41 (15.53%) Akka
20 41 (15.53%) JavaScript
21 39 (14.77%) Ant
22 38 (14.39%) Finance
23 36 (13.64%) Web Development
24 35 (13.26%) .NET
25 34 (12.88%) XSLT
25 34 (12.88%) Open Source
25 34 (12.88%) WebDriver
26 32 (12.12%) SOAP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 23 (8.71%) WebSphere
2 20 (7.58%) FileNet
3 19 (7.20%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.68%) WebLogic
5 9 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.89%) Confluence
8 4 (1.52%) Apache
9 2 (0.76%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.76%) Mule
9 2 (0.76%) Documentum
10 1 (0.38%) Node.js
10 1 (0.38%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.38%) nginx
10 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.74%) Cloud Computing
1 31 (11.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.52%) HTTP
2 2 (0.76%) Internet
2 2 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.38%) IPv6
3 1 (0.38%) OSPF
3 1 (0.38%) BGP
3 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) IPsec
3 1 (0.38%) Network Security
3 1 (0.38%) VPN
3 1 (0.38%) LDAP
3 1 (0.38%) LAN
3 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.74%) CouchDB
2 28 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 17 (6.44%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.68%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.30%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.41%) MySQL
6 9 (3.41%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.27%) Oracle Database
7 6 (2.27%) DB2
8 5 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.14%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.14%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.38%) Big Data
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (23.86%) Selenium
2 50 (18.94%) JUnit
3 48 (18.18%) Maven
4 43 (16.29%) Subversion
5 39 (14.77%) Ant
6 34 (12.88%) WebDriver
7 28 (10.61%) Jenkins
7 28 (10.61%) JIRA
8 21 (7.95%) JMeter
9 20 (7.58%) Bugzilla
9 20 (7.58%) TestNG
9 20 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (6.44%) Apache Ivy
10 17 (6.44%) TortoiseSVN
11 9 (3.41%) Git (software)
11 9 (3.41%) Eclipse
12 8 (3.03%) Cucumber
12 8 (3.03%) Hudson
13 6 (2.27%) JBehave
14 5 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 38 (14.39%) Finance
2 8 (3.03%) Banking
3 4 (1.52%) Legal
4 2 (0.76%) Retail
4 2 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.38%) Local Government
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 165 (62.50%) Developer
2 110 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 35 (13.26%) Architect
4 28 (10.61%) Scala Developer
5 21 (7.95%) Analyst
6 20 (7.58%) Tester
7 19 (7.20%) Java Architect
8 12 (4.55%) Technical Architect
9 11 (4.17%) Test Analyst
9 11 (4.17%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 9 (3.41%) Junior .NET Developer
11 9 (3.41%) Junior Developer
11 9 (3.41%) Perl Developer
11 9 (3.41%) Team Leader
11 9 (3.41%) Junior Java Developer
11 9 (3.41%) Junior
12 8 (3.03%) Java Team Leader
12 8 (3.03%) Development Team Leader
13 7 (2.65%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (42.80%) Web Services
2 87 (32.95%) Spring
3 66 (25.00%) J2EE
4 64 (24.24%) XML
5 57 (21.59%) Hibernate
6 44 (16.67%) HTML
7 43 (16.29%) Play Framework
8 41 (15.53%) Akka
9 35 (13.26%) .NET
10 34 (12.88%) XSLT
11 32 (12.12%) SOAP
12 31 (11.74%) Struts
12 31 (11.74%) SVG
12 31 (11.74%) Batik
13 23 (8.71%) REST
14 21 (7.95%) JPA
14 21 (7.95%) .NET Framework
14 21 (7.95%) CSS
15 20 (7.58%) Java SE
16 19 (7.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.88%) Open Source
2 17 (6.44%) Client/Server
3 9 (3.41%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (1.89%) iSeries
6 4 (1.52%) AS400
7 3 (1.14%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.76%) GIS
8 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.82%) Linux
2 14 (5.30%) UNIX
3 7 (2.65%) Windows
4 3 (1.14%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.76%) Solaris
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) Debian
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (40.91%) TDD
2 91 (34.47%) BDD
3 81 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (22.73%) Scrum
5 54 (20.45%) OO
6 36 (13.64%) Web Development
7 32 (12.12%) Process Management
8 31 (11.74%) MVC
9 27 (10.23%) UML
10 26 (9.85%) Load Testing
10 26 (9.85%) Automation Testing
11 25 (9.47%) Kanban
12 23 (8.71%) Test Scripting
13 22 (8.33%) Software Engineering
14 20 (7.58%) Configuration Management
14 20 (7.58%) Test Management
15 19 (7.20%) Automated Testing
16 18 (6.82%) Software Testing
17 16 (6.06%) Pair Programming
18 15 (5.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 71 (26.89%) Scala
2 68 (25.76%) SQL
3 41 (15.53%) JavaScript
4 32 (12.12%) C#
5 12 (4.55%) PHP
6 10 (3.79%) Perl
7 8 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.65%) Groovy
9 5 (1.89%) Ruby
9 5 (1.89%) XPath
10 2 (0.76%) XQuery
10 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.76%) C++
11 1 (0.38%) Python
11 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 72 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 61 (23.11%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 20 (7.58%) ISEB
5 12 (4.55%) Degree
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.76%) MCSD
7 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Samba
1 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.38%) Postfix
1 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (7.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Puppet
2 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (10.98%) IBM
1 29 (10.98%) Oracle
2 7 (2.65%) JBoss
2 7 (2.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.65%) Zend
3 5 (1.89%) Guidewire
4 4 (1.52%) Twitter
4 4 (1.52%) Thunderhead
4 4 (1.52%) Informatica
5 3 (1.14%) Talend
6 2 (0.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.38%) Citrix
7 1 (0.38%) VMware
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
South Wales
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £120 - £170 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Wrexham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago