The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 103 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.47% 9.05% 7.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.73% 26.76% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 17 17
Average daily rate £450 £322 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.73% -22.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £281 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £385 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
273 142 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.34% 33.81% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 92 71
Average daily rate £400 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.60 £37.50 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +6 71 £450 +42.85% 26
West Wales +3 54 £450 +39.73% 10
North Wales - - - -
Java
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 54 (39.13%) TDD
2 53 (38.41%) Scala
3 51 (36.96%) Web Services
4 46 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (32.61%) BDD
6 36 (26.09%) Spring
6 36 (26.09%) Play Framework
7 35 (25.36%) OO
8 34 (24.64%) Akka
9 29 (21.01%) Hibernate
10 28 (20.29%) SQL
11 27 (19.57%) Scrum
12 26 (18.84%) MVC
13 24 (17.39%) Process Management
13 24 (17.39%) Web Development
14 23 (16.67%) Maven
14 23 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (15.94%) SVG
15 22 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
15 22 (15.94%) CouchDB
15 22 (15.94%) Batik
16 21 (15.22%) .NET
16 21 (15.22%) J2EE
16 21 (15.22%) Ant
17 20 (14.49%) JavaScript
18 19 (13.77%) Finance
18 19 (13.77%) JPA
19 18 (13.04%) CSS
20 17 (12.32%) SOAP
21 16 (11.59%) jQuery

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (2.90%) Liferay
3 3 (2.17%) NetWeaver
4 2 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) Node.js
5 1 (0.72%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) SAP MII
2 2 (1.45%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.72%) SAP WM
3 1 (0.72%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.72%) SAP LE
3 1 (0.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
2 22 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.45%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Joyent
4 1 (0.72%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) DNS
1 2 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) Firewall
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) VPN
2 1 (0.72%) SSL
2 1 (0.72%) SAN
2 1 (0.72%) LDAP
2 1 (0.72%) VLAN
2 1 (0.72%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.94%) CouchDB
2 11 (7.97%) MongoDB
3 8 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.80%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.17%) MySQL
6 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.72%) Redis
8 1 (0.72%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.72%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.72%) DB2
8 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 23 (16.67%) Maven
2 21 (15.22%) Ant
3 12 (8.70%) Apache Ivy
4 11 (7.97%) Selenium
5 10 (7.25%) JUnit
6 9 (6.52%) WebDriver
7 8 (5.80%) Eclipse
8 7 (5.07%) JBehave
9 6 (4.35%) Cucumber
9 6 (4.35%) Rational Functional Tester
10 5 (3.62%) Jenkins
10 5 (3.62%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.90%) Subversion
11 4 (2.90%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.90%) SoapUI
12 3 (2.17%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (2.17%) FrontPage
12 3 (2.17%) CruiseControl
12 3 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (1.45%) NWDI
General
1 19 (13.77%) Finance
2 10 (7.25%) Banking
3 6 (4.35%) Legal
4 5 (3.62%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (65.94%) Developer
2 38 (27.54%) Java Developer
3 29 (21.01%) Scala Developer
4 23 (16.67%) Architect
5 14 (10.14%) Consultant
6 12 (8.70%) Java Architect
7 10 (7.25%) Analyst
8 9 (6.52%) Technical Architect
8 9 (6.52%) Business Analyst
8 9 (6.52%) Perl Developer
9 8 (5.80%) .NET Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Tester
10 7 (5.07%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.35%) Lead Architect
11 6 (4.35%) Java Team Leader
11 6 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.35%) Development Team Leader
11 6 (4.35%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.62%) Junior Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (36.96%) Web Services
2 36 (26.09%) Spring
2 36 (26.09%) Play Framework
3 34 (24.64%) Akka
4 29 (21.01%) Hibernate
5 22 (15.94%) SVG
5 22 (15.94%) Batik
6 21 (15.22%) .NET
6 21 (15.22%) J2EE
7 19 (13.77%) JPA
8 18 (13.04%) CSS
9 17 (12.32%) SOAP
10 16 (11.59%) jQuery
11 15 (10.87%) RESTful
12 14 (10.14%) HTML
13 13 (9.42%) Java EE
14 12 (8.70%) Struts
14 12 (8.70%) XML
15 10 (7.25%) REST
16 9 (6.52%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.80%) Open Source
3 6 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.90%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.17%) SCADA
6 2 (1.45%) GIS
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.97%) UNIX
2 9 (6.52%) Windows
3 2 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.45%) Solaris
3 2 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (39.13%) TDD
2 46 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (32.61%) BDD
4 35 (25.36%) OO
5 27 (19.57%) Scrum
6 26 (18.84%) MVC
7 24 (17.39%) Process Management
7 24 (17.39%) Web Development
8 15 (10.87%) UML
9 11 (7.97%) SOA
10 10 (7.25%) Test Automation
11 9 (6.52%) Software Engineering
12 8 (5.80%) Mobile Commerce
13 7 (5.07%) Unit Testing
14 6 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (4.35%) Business Analysis
14 6 (4.35%) E-Commerce
15 5 (3.62%) Extreme Programming
15 5 (3.62%) Pair Programming
15 5 (3.62%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 53 (38.41%) Scala
2 28 (20.29%) SQL
3 20 (14.49%) JavaScript
4 11 (7.97%) Perl
5 7 (5.07%) PHP
6 6 (4.35%) Groovy
7 5 (3.62%) C#
8 4 (2.90%) Ruby
9 3 (2.17%) Python
9 3 (2.17%) C++
9 3 (2.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.72%) XQuery
11 1 (0.72%) Korn
11 1 (0.72%) XPath
11 1 (0.72%) Clojure
11 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.72%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (5.80%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.17%) MCSD
4 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) ISEB
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (0.72%) GAMP
1 1 (0.72%) GxP
1 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) CFEngine
1 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.72%) Nagios
1 1 (0.72%) Puppet
1 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (8.70%) Oracle
2 7 (5.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.07%) SAP
2 7 (5.07%) Zend
3 6 (4.35%) JBoss
4 4 (2.90%) IBM
5 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.72%) VMware
5 1 (0.72%) FatWire
5 1 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.72%) HP
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