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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 116 124 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.30% 15.86% 17.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.02% 36.05% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 95 102
Median daily rate £375 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.29 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
374 344 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 58.99% 43.99% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 235 199
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £460 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 5
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £15.23 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.66 £32.50 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 2 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 May 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 0 92 £375 +5.63% 16
West Wales +9 11 £450 -1.36%
North Wales +4 6 - - 3
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 132 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (54.40%) TDD
3 90 (49.45%) jQuery
4 89 (48.90%) Selenium
5 81 (44.51%) Perl
6 80 (43.96%) Cucumber
7 75 (41.21%) JavaScript
7 75 (41.21%) OO
8 74 (40.66%) Unix
9 72 (39.56%) SQL
9 72 (39.56%) Software Engineering
10 59 (32.42%) Security Cleared
11 54 (29.67%) CSS
12 52 (28.57%) Legal
13 43 (23.63%) SC Cleared
14 41 (22.53%) XML
14 41 (22.53%) HTML
14 41 (22.53%) RESTful
15 39 (21.43%) Scala
16 38 (20.88%) MongoDB
17 36 (19.78%) NoSQL
17 36 (19.78%) Go
17 36 (19.78%) Web Development
18 35 (19.23%) .NET
18 35 (19.23%) Mojolicious
19 33 (18.13%) Kafka
20 32 (17.58%) Redis
21 29 (15.93%) Scrum
22 26 (14.29%) Spring
23 24 (13.19%) Visual Studio

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 22 (12.09%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (10.44%) JBoss
3 15 (8.24%) Apache
4 14 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 13 (7.14%) FileNet
6 11 (6.04%) Tomcat
7 10 (5.49%) Confluence
7 10 (5.49%) IIS
7 10 (5.49%) LiveCycle
8 7 (3.85%) GeoServer
9 5 (2.75%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (2.75%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.75%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.20%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.65%) Jetty
11 3 (1.65%) Mule
11 3 (1.65%) nginx
12 1 (0.55%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.85%) Gliffy
3 4 (2.20%) MS Office
3 4 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.65%) Google App Engine
1 3 (1.65%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.79%) HTTP
2 10 (5.49%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.75%) DNS
3 5 (2.75%) SSL
4 4 (2.20%) Firewall
4 4 (2.20%) FTP
4 4 (2.20%) Internet
5 3 (1.65%) DHCP
5 3 (1.65%) HTTPS
5 3 (1.65%) IPsec
5 3 (1.65%) SSH
5 3 (1.65%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.10%) Network Security
6 2 (1.10%) Wireless
6 2 (1.10%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.55%) Skype
7 1 (0.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.88%) MongoDB
2 36 (19.78%) NoSQL
3 32 (17.58%) Redis
4 21 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.40%) Oracle Database
7 7 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.75%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (2.20%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.65%) MySQL
10 3 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.10%) Neo4j
12 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.55%) GIS
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 89 (48.90%) Selenium
2 80 (43.96%) Cucumber
3 24 (13.19%) Visual Studio
4 23 (12.64%) Maven
5 22 (12.09%) Subversion
6 17 (9.34%) Git (software)
6 17 (9.34%) JMeter
7 16 (8.79%) JIRA
8 15 (8.24%) JUnit
9 14 (7.69%) Ant
9 14 (7.69%) Jenkins
9 14 (7.69%) WebDriver
10 13 (7.14%) SpecFlow
11 12 (6.59%) Eclipse
12 11 (6.04%) DbUnit
12 11 (6.04%) Spock
13 10 (5.49%) Hudson
14 6 (3.30%) Concordion
14 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (2.20%) Burp Suite
General
1 52 (28.57%) Legal
2 19 (10.44%) Finance
3 3 (1.65%) Publishing
4 1 (0.55%) Banking
4 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (67.58%) Developer
2 46 (25.27%) Java Developer
3 27 (14.84%) Web Developer
4 23 (12.64%) Perl Developer
5 13 (7.14%) Website Developer
6 12 (6.59%) Analyst
6 12 (6.59%) JavaScript Developer
6 12 (6.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 10 (5.49%) Tester
8 9 (4.95%) Change Manager
9 7 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (3.85%) Senior Developer
9 7 (3.85%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.30%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (3.30%) Java Engineer
10 6 (3.30%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (3.30%) Unix Developer
11 5 (2.75%) Agile Developer
12 4 (2.20%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (49.45%) jQuery
2 54 (29.67%) CSS
3 41 (22.53%) HTML
3 41 (22.53%) RESTful
3 41 (22.53%) XML
4 35 (19.23%) .NET
4 35 (19.23%) Mojolicious
5 33 (18.13%) Kafka
6 26 (14.29%) Spring
7 21 (11.54%) J2EE
8 20 (10.99%) SOAP
9 19 (10.44%) Hibernate
9 19 (10.44%) OAuth2
10 17 (9.34%) JSF
11 15 (8.24%) Java EE
12 14 (7.69%) Web Services
13 12 (6.59%) Ajax
13 12 (6.59%) REST
13 12 (6.59%) XHTML
14 11 (6.04%) JSTS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.85%) N-Tier
1 7 (3.85%) Replication
2 6 (3.30%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.65%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.65%) PKI
5 3 (1.65%) User Experience
6 2 (1.10%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) CESG
7 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 74 (40.66%) Unix
2 19 (10.44%) Linux
3 7 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.10%) Android
5 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.10%) Windows
6 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (72.53%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (54.40%) TDD
3 75 (41.21%) OO
4 72 (39.56%) Software Engineering
5 36 (19.78%) Web Development
6 29 (15.93%) Scrum
7 20 (10.99%) BDD
8 17 (9.34%) Configuration Management
9 13 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.14%) Document Management
9 13 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (6.59%) DevOps
10 12 (6.59%) MVC
11 11 (6.04%) Project Planning
11 11 (6.04%) Workflow
12 9 (4.95%) Kanban
12 9 (4.95%) Risk Management
12 9 (4.95%) Test Scripting
13 8 (4.40%) Regression Testing
13 8 (4.40%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 81 (44.51%) Perl
2 75 (41.21%) JavaScript
3 72 (39.56%) SQL
4 39 (21.43%) Scala
5 36 (19.78%) Go
6 10 (5.49%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.40%) PHP
7 8 (4.40%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.40%) Python
8 7 (3.85%) Ruby
9 6 (3.30%) ANSI SQL
10 5 (2.75%) C
10 5 (2.75%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.65%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.65%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.10%) C#
12 2 (1.10%) C++
13 1 (0.55%) Groovy
13 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (32.42%) Security Cleared
2 43 (23.63%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.95%) BPSS Clearance
4 8 (4.40%) Degree
4 8 (4.40%) DV Cleared
4 8 (4.40%) ISEB
5 5 (2.75%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.10%) CEH
6 2 (1.10%) CISA
6 2 (1.10%) CISSP
6 2 (1.10%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.10%) OSCP
7 1 (0.55%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (4.95%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (4.95%) Puppet
2 7 (3.85%) Ansible
3 3 (1.65%) yum
4 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (8.24%) Oracle
2 10 (5.49%) Adobe
2 10 (5.49%) ILOG
2 10 (5.49%) Splunk
3 8 (4.40%) IBM
3 8 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.40%) VMware
4 7 (3.85%) Kofax
4 7 (3.85%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.75%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.65%) Cisco
6 3 (1.65%) Google
7 2 (1.10%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix
8 1 (0.55%) Lotus
8 1 (0.55%) SAP
8 1 (0.55%) Twitter
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Stott & May
Posted: 6 days ago