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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 81 120 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.09% 13.50% 16.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.32% 30.23% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 94 85
Median daily rate £450 £353 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% +8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £145.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
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
223 397 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.03% 44.66% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 266 198
Median daily rate £400 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.11 £17.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £58.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 64 £450 +28.57% 14
West Wales +9 11 £495 +4.21% 1
North Wales - 4 £113 - 1
Java
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 99 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (36.42%) TDD
3 53 (32.72%) JavaScript
4 51 (31.48%) Security Cleared
5 42 (25.93%) Selenium
6 38 (23.46%) .NET
7 37 (22.84%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 34 (20.99%) Web Development
10 33 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
10 33 (20.37%) BDD
11 32 (19.75%) HTML
11 32 (19.75%) Scrum
12 31 (19.14%) SQL
12 31 (19.14%) Open Source
12 31 (19.14%) Jenkins
13 30 (18.52%) Cucumber
13 30 (18.52%) CSS
13 30 (18.52%) Configuration Management
14 29 (17.90%) Ansible
15 26 (16.05%) REST
16 25 (15.43%) Perl
17 23 (14.20%) Relational Database
18 22 (13.58%) JMeter
18 22 (13.58%) JSON
19 21 (12.96%) XML
19 21 (12.96%) Linux
19 21 (12.96%) Unix
20 20 (12.35%) jQuery
20 20 (12.35%) Kanban

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 7 (4.32%) Apache
1 7 (4.32%) JBoss
1 7 (4.32%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.09%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.47%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.47%) Confluence
4 4 (2.47%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.85%) FileNet
5 3 (1.85%) IIS
5 3 (1.85%) Jetty
5 3 (1.85%) LiveCycle
5 3 (1.85%) Mongrel
5 3 (1.85%) nginx
6 1 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MS Office
2 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.17%) PaaS
3 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.09%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 5 (3.09%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 5 (3.09%) Amazon ELB
4 5 (3.09%) Amazon S3
4 5 (3.09%) Google App Engine
4 5 (3.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (3.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.85%) Route 53
6 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.26%) HTTP
2 6 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.09%) DHCP
3 5 (3.09%) DNS
3 5 (3.09%) FTP
3 5 (3.09%) Network Security
3 5 (3.09%) SSL
4 4 (2.47%) Firewall
4 4 (2.47%) Wireless
4 4 (2.47%) Wireless Security
5 3 (1.85%) IPsec
6 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.62%) Internet
6 1 (0.62%) Skype
6 1 (0.62%) SSH
6 1 (0.62%) VPN
6 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.20%) Relational Database
2 13 (8.02%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.79%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (3.09%) Big Data
4 5 (3.09%) MySQL
5 4 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.85%) HBase
6 3 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 42 (25.93%) Selenium
2 31 (19.14%) Jenkins
3 30 (18.52%) Cucumber
4 22 (13.58%) JMeter
5 19 (11.73%) Subversion
6 18 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 15 (9.26%) JIRA
8 14 (8.64%) WebDriver
9 13 (8.02%) Git (software)
9 13 (8.02%) SpecFlow
10 9 (5.56%) Ant
10 9 (5.56%) Maven
11 8 (4.94%) Eclipse
11 8 (4.94%) JUnit
12 6 (3.70%) Bazaar
12 6 (3.70%) Mercurial
13 4 (2.47%) Burp Suite
13 4 (2.47%) DbUnit
13 4 (2.47%) Spock
14 3 (1.85%) Travis CI
General
1 19 (11.73%) Finance
2 11 (6.79%) Legal
3 4 (2.47%) Marketing
4 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.23%) Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Back Office
6 1 (0.62%) Billing
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 83 (51.23%) Developer
2 55 (33.95%) Java Developer
3 20 (12.35%) Analyst
4 15 (9.26%) Web Developer
5 14 (8.64%) Test Analyst
5 14 (8.64%) Tester
6 10 (6.17%) Agile Developer
7 9 (5.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 9 (5.56%) Change Manager
7 9 (5.56%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (4.94%) Perl Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Applications Support
9 7 (4.32%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 7 (4.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.70%) Architect
11 5 (3.09%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (3.09%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.09%) Perl Web Developer
11 5 (3.09%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.46%) .NET
2 32 (19.75%) HTML
3 30 (18.52%) CSS
4 26 (16.05%) REST
5 22 (13.58%) JSON
6 21 (12.96%) XML
7 20 (12.35%) jQuery
8 18 (11.11%) Web Services
9 17 (10.49%) SOAP
10 16 (9.88%) J2EE
10 16 (9.88%) Spring
11 14 (8.64%) Kafka
12 10 (6.17%) Ajax
12 10 (6.17%) HTML5
12 10 (6.17%) JSF
13 9 (5.56%) XHTML
14 8 (4.94%) CSS3
14 8 (4.94%) Hibernate
14 8 (4.94%) RESTful
15 7 (4.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.09%) Cryptography
3 4 (2.47%) Telematics
4 3 (1.85%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.23%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.62%) CESG
6 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.62%) PKI
6 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.96%) Linux
1 21 (12.96%) Unix
2 3 (1.85%) Windows
3 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (36.42%) TDD
3 37 (22.84%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (20.99%) Web Development
5 33 (20.37%) BDD
6 32 (19.75%) Scrum
7 31 (19.14%) Open Source
8 30 (18.52%) Configuration Management
9 20 (12.35%) Kanban
10 19 (11.73%) OO
10 19 (11.73%) Software Engineering
11 17 (10.49%) OWASP
12 16 (9.88%) DevOps
13 14 (8.64%) Domain-Driven Design
13 14 (8.64%) Secure Coding
13 14 (8.64%) Test Scripting
14 13 (8.02%) Non-Functional Testing
15 12 (7.41%) Test Automation
16 10 (6.17%) SDLC
16 10 (6.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 53 (32.72%) JavaScript
2 31 (19.14%) SQL
3 25 (15.43%) Perl
4 16 (9.88%) Python
5 9 (5.56%) PHP
6 8 (4.94%) Scala
7 7 (4.32%) C
8 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.09%) Ruby
9 4 (2.47%) C++
10 3 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.85%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.23%) Go
12 1 (0.62%) ABAP
12 1 (0.62%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.62%) C#
12 1 (0.62%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 51 (31.48%) Security Cleared
2 36 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 14 (8.64%) ISEB
4 9 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (4.94%) CEH
5 8 (4.94%) CISSP
5 8 (4.94%) CREST Certified
6 5 (3.09%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.09%) ISTQB
6 5 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (2.47%) CISA
7 4 (2.47%) OSCP
8 3 (1.85%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (1.23%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.62%) CBAP
10 1 (0.62%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.23%) QA
3 1 (0.62%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (5.56%) Docker
2 6 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (3.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (17.90%) Ansible
2 5 (3.09%) Fluentd
2 5 (3.09%) Puppet
2 5 (3.09%) Terraform
3 3 (1.85%) Marathon
3 3 (1.85%) Mesos
3 3 (1.85%) Piwik
4 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.62%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (9.26%) Oracle
2 10 (6.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.70%) Google
3 6 (3.70%) VMware
4 5 (3.09%) Atlassian
4 5 (3.09%) Cloudera
5 3 (1.85%) Adobe
5 3 (1.85%) IBM
5 3 (1.85%) ILOG
5 3 (1.85%) SAP
5 3 (1.85%) Splunk
6 2 (1.23%) HP
7 1 (0.62%) Cisco
7 1 (0.62%) Citrix
7 1 (0.62%) Lotus
7 1 (0.62%) Perforce
7 1 (0.62%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.62%) Sitecore
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