The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
UK / Wales
Rank 5 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 97 101 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 14.24% 14.79% 8.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.79% 31.08% 20.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 71 44
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.25 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +16.07%

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
271 325 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.79% 47.58% 43.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 225 186
Median daily rate £425 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £449 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.90 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.40 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
South Wales +2 67 £425 +13.33% 16
West Wales -4 23 £450 - 1
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Java.

1 224 (77.51%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (35.99%) Security Cleared
3 99 (34.26%) Scrum
4 79 (27.34%) SC Cleared
5 77 (26.64%) Jenkins
6 74 (25.61%) Spring
7 73 (25.26%) JSON
8 72 (24.91%) Relational Database
8 72 (24.91%) REST
9 71 (24.57%) Software Engineering
9 71 (24.57%) Linux
10 68 (23.53%) TDD
10 68 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
12 63 (21.80%) Open Source
13 59 (20.42%) RESTful
14 57 (19.72%) Web Services
15 55 (19.03%) SQL
15 55 (19.03%) Microservices
16 53 (18.34%) Configuration Management
17 52 (17.99%) Cucumber
18 50 (17.30%) Ansible
18 50 (17.30%) HTML
19 47 (16.26%) Dropwizard
20 46 (15.92%) JavaScript
21 44 (15.22%) MongoDB
22 43 (14.88%) DevOps
22 43 (14.88%) Unix
23 42 (14.53%) Mentoring
23 42 (14.53%) BDD

Java
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 26 (9.00%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.15%) Apache
3 10 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.42%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.08%) Liferay
6 5 (1.73%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.73%) JBoss
7 4 (1.38%) Confluence
7 4 (1.38%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.04%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.04%) IIS
8 3 (1.04%) Jetty
8 3 (1.04%) Mongrel
8 3 (1.04%) nginx
9 2 (0.69%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.35%) Mule
10 1 (0.35%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 21 (7.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (22.84%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.42%) PaaS
3 6 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.08%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.04%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.35%) Route 53
7 1 (0.35%) SaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.49%) HTTP
2 5 (1.73%) SSL
2 5 (1.73%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.38%) DSL
4 3 (1.04%) DHCP
4 3 (1.04%) DNS
4 3 (1.04%) FTP
4 3 (1.04%) IPsec
5 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (24.91%) Relational Database
2 44 (15.22%) MongoDB
3 17 (5.88%) Neo4j
4 13 (4.50%) Big Data
4 13 (4.50%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.42%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.73%) Event Store
7 5 (1.73%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.04%) HBase
8 3 (1.04%) MySQL
8 3 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.04%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.69%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.69%) Redis
10 1 (0.35%) Presto
Development Applications
1 77 (26.64%) Jenkins
2 52 (17.99%) Cucumber
3 39 (13.49%) Selenium
4 38 (13.15%) JUnit
5 28 (9.69%) Maven
6 25 (8.65%) JBehave
7 24 (8.30%) Git (software)
8 9 (3.11%) JMeter
9 8 (2.77%) LoadRunner
10 7 (2.42%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.73%) JIRA
11 5 (1.73%) Rational Performance Tester
12 3 (1.04%) HP UFT
12 3 (1.04%) The Grinder
12 3 (1.04%) Travis CI
13 2 (0.69%) Ant
13 2 (0.69%) DbUnit
13 2 (0.69%) jMock
13 2 (0.69%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.69%) WinRunner
General
1 41 (14.19%) Finance
2 24 (8.30%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.27%) Electronics
3 21 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 21 (7.27%) Marketing
4 1 (0.35%) Banking
4 1 (0.35%) Games
4 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 207 (71.63%) Developer
2 161 (55.71%) Java Developer
3 37 (12.80%) Java Engineer
4 27 (9.34%) Agile Developer
5 26 (9.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 25 (8.65%) Software Engineer
7 24 (8.30%) Cloud Developer
7 24 (8.30%) Senior Developer
7 24 (8.30%) Senior Java Developer
8 21 (7.27%) Applications Developer
9 17 (5.88%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 16 (5.54%) AWS Developer
11 14 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
12 10 (3.46%) Consultant
13 9 (3.11%) Java Applications Developer
13 9 (3.11%) Support Engineer
14 7 (2.42%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 7 (2.42%) Elasticsearch Developer
14 7 (2.42%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (25.61%) Spring
2 73 (25.26%) JSON
3 72 (24.91%) REST
4 59 (20.42%) RESTful
5 57 (19.72%) Web Services
6 50 (17.30%) HTML
7 47 (16.26%) Dropwizard
8 37 (12.80%) XML
9 35 (12.11%) CSS
10 29 (10.03%) Hibernate
11 27 (9.34%) Kafka
12 26 (9.00%) Spring Boot
13 19 (6.57%) iXBRL
13 19 (6.57%) J2EE
14 17 (5.88%) JAX-RS
15 13 (4.50%) SOAP
16 9 (3.11%) Node.js
17 7 (2.42%) Swagger
18 6 (2.08%) .NET
19 5 (1.73%) ReactiveX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.77%) Algorithms
3 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.04%) Fintech
5 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.35%) Blog
6 1 (0.35%) iPad
6 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (24.57%) Linux
2 43 (14.88%) Unix
3 23 (7.96%) Windows
4 16 (5.54%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.04%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.69%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (77.51%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (34.26%) Scrum
3 71 (24.57%) Software Engineering
4 68 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 68 (23.53%) TDD
5 63 (21.80%) Open Source
6 55 (19.03%) Microservices
7 53 (18.34%) Configuration Management
8 43 (14.88%) DevOps
9 42 (14.53%) BDD
9 42 (14.53%) Mentoring
10 40 (13.84%) Software Delivery
11 39 (13.49%) Domain-Driven Design
12 29 (10.03%) Kanban
13 27 (9.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 26 (9.00%) Automated Testing
14 26 (9.00%) OWASP
15 25 (8.65%) Continuous Deployment
16 24 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (7.96%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 55 (19.03%) SQL
2 46 (15.92%) JavaScript
3 30 (10.38%) Python
4 28 (9.69%) Go
5 24 (8.30%) Scala
6 11 (3.81%) Ruby
7 9 (3.11%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.73%) Groovy
9 3 (1.04%) ABAP
9 3 (1.04%) R
10 2 (0.69%) C
10 2 (0.69%) C#
11 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.35%) Perl
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
11 1 (0.35%) VB
11 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 104 (35.99%) Security Cleared
2 79 (27.34%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.46%) Degree
4 9 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (2.77%) CEH
5 8 (2.77%) CISSP
5 8 (2.77%) CREST Certified
6 7 (2.42%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.42%) ISEB
7 1 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.34%) QA
2 9 (3.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (4.50%) Docker
2 3 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.04%) Xen
3 2 (0.69%) HDFS
4 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.35%) vCloud
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 50 (17.30%) Ansible
2 9 (3.11%) Puppet
3 7 (2.42%) Terraform
4 5 (1.73%) Rundeck
5 4 (1.38%) Marathon
5 4 (1.38%) Mesos
5 4 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.35%) Consul
7 1 (0.35%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.35%) Grafana
7 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.35%) Kibana
7 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) Oozie
7 1 (0.35%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 24 (8.30%) SAP
2 21 (7.27%) Oracle
3 7 (2.42%) HP
4 4 (1.38%) Cloudera
4 4 (1.38%) Splunk
4 4 (1.38%) VMware
5 3 (1.04%) Google
5 3 (1.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.04%) Siebel
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe
6 1 (0.35%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.35%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.35%) Cognos
6 1 (0.35%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.35%) OpenText
6 1 (0.35%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.35%) Tableau
6 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
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