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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 29 6
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Contract jobs citing Java 127 32 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.78% 5.47% 12.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.89% 14.68% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 27 34
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£400 £275 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.20% +0.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £145.00 £19.17 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+656.39% +27.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.63 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -2.77%
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
364 218 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.22% 37.26% 36.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 139 102
Average daily rate £339 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £392 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 11
Average hourly rate £21.80 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.91% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £11.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £35.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +10 67 £350 +27.27% 13
West Wales +9 38 £438 +45.83% 2
North Wales - - - - 4
Mid Wales - - - -
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 160 (59.93%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (44.94%) Spring
3 113 (42.32%) Web Services
4 109 (40.82%) TDD
5 95 (35.58%) Open Source
6 91 (34.08%) Security Cleared
7 87 (32.58%) Scrum
8 85 (31.84%) XML
9 83 (31.09%) SC Cleared
10 74 (27.72%) SQL
10 74 (27.72%) Selenium
11 70 (26.22%) BDD
12 68 (25.47%) J2EE
13 67 (25.09%) Subversion
14 65 (24.34%) SOAP
15 63 (23.60%) Jenkins
16 59 (22.10%) Hibernate
17 55 (20.60%) Maven
17 55 (20.60%) HTML
18 52 (19.48%) REST
19 49 (18.35%) XSLT
19 49 (18.35%) OO
19 49 (18.35%) JIRA
20 48 (17.98%) SQL Server
21 47 (17.60%) Relational Database
22 46 (17.23%) JUnit
23 45 (16.85%) MongoDB
23 45 (16.85%) Scala
24 44 (16.48%) IBM
25 43 (16.10%) Continuous Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 36 (13.48%) FileNet
2 25 (9.36%) JBoss
3 23 (8.61%) WebSphere
4 20 (7.49%) Confluence
5 19 (7.12%) SharePoint
6 16 (5.99%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.87%) WebLogic
8 9 (3.37%) IIS
9 5 (1.87%) Apache
10 4 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.75%) Node.js
11 2 (0.75%) Mule
11 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.75%) Documentum
12 1 (0.37%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.37%) nginx
12 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.37%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.62%) GitHub
2 13 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) PaaS
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.74%) AMQP
2 10 (3.75%) HTTP
3 2 (0.75%) Internet
3 2 (0.75%) SSL
4 1 (0.37%) IPv6
4 1 (0.37%) OSPF
4 1 (0.37%) BGP
4 1 (0.37%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) IPsec
4 1 (0.37%) Network Security
4 1 (0.37%) VPN
4 1 (0.37%) LDAP
4 1 (0.37%) LAN
4 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 47 (17.60%) Relational Database
3 45 (16.85%) MongoDB
4 25 (9.36%) RDBMS
5 21 (7.87%) NoSQL
6 18 (6.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (5.99%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (4.87%) CouchDB
9 9 (3.37%) MySQL
10 8 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (3.00%) DB2
11 7 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.25%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (1.12%) Pentaho
13 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.37%) Big Data
15 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.37%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 74 (27.72%) Selenium
2 67 (25.09%) Subversion
3 63 (23.60%) Jenkins
4 55 (20.60%) Maven
5 49 (18.35%) JIRA
6 46 (17.23%) JUnit
7 35 (13.11%) WebDriver
8 33 (12.36%) Ant
9 27 (10.11%) JMeter
10 26 (9.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (8.61%) Hudson
12 21 (7.87%) TestNG
12 21 (7.87%) Bugzilla
13 18 (6.74%) TortoiseSVN
14 16 (5.99%) Eclipse
15 10 (3.75%) Cucumber
16 9 (3.37%) Apache Ivy
16 9 (3.37%) Git (software)
17 8 (3.00%) SoapUI
17 8 (3.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (9.36%) Finance
2 4 (1.50%) Banking
3 3 (1.12%) Retail
4 2 (0.75%) Legal
4 2 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 162 (60.67%) Developer
2 121 (45.32%) Java Developer
3 31 (11.61%) Architect
4 21 (7.87%) Tester
5 20 (7.49%) Technical Architect
6 19 (7.12%) Analyst
7 13 (4.87%) Test Analyst
8 12 (4.49%) Java Architect
8 12 (4.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (3.37%) Scala Developer
10 7 (2.62%) Software Engineer
11 6 (2.25%) Project Manager
11 6 (2.25%) Web Developer
11 6 (2.25%) Senior Developer
12 5 (1.87%) Software Developer
12 5 (1.87%) .NET Developer
12 5 (1.87%) Test Engineer
13 4 (1.50%) Integration Manager
13 4 (1.50%) Junior
13 4 (1.50%) Integration Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (44.94%) Spring
2 113 (42.32%) Web Services
3 85 (31.84%) XML
4 68 (25.47%) J2EE
5 65 (24.34%) SOAP
6 59 (22.10%) Hibernate
7 55 (20.60%) HTML
8 52 (19.48%) REST
9 49 (18.35%) XSLT
10 37 (13.86%) .NET
11 30 (11.24%) JSF
11 30 (11.24%) JSON
12 29 (10.86%) CSS
13 26 (9.74%) Java SE
14 24 (8.99%) .NET Framework
14 24 (8.99%) RabbitMQ
14 24 (8.99%) Struts
15 23 (8.61%) AngularJS
16 21 (7.87%) Spring MVC
17 19 (7.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 95 (35.58%) Open Source
2 15 (5.62%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.62%) Clustering
4 5 (1.87%) iSeries
5 4 (1.50%) AS400
6 3 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.37%) Wiki
8 1 (0.37%) Replication
8 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.37%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.37%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.99%) Windows
2 22 (8.24%) Linux
3 17 (6.37%) UNIX
4 8 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.12%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.75%) Solaris
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.37%) Debian
7 1 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (59.93%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (40.82%) TDD
3 87 (32.58%) Scrum
4 70 (26.22%) BDD
5 49 (18.35%) OO
6 43 (16.10%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (15.36%) SOA
8 39 (14.61%) Configuration Management
9 36 (13.48%) MVC
10 27 (10.11%) Pair Programming
10 27 (10.11%) Automation Testing
11 26 (9.74%) Load Testing
12 25 (9.36%) Kanban
12 25 (9.36%) DevOps
12 25 (9.36%) Software Engineering
13 24 (8.99%) Test Scripting
14 22 (8.24%) UML
15 21 (7.87%) Test Management
16 20 (7.49%) OOA/OOD
16 20 (7.49%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (27.72%) SQL
2 45 (16.85%) Scala
3 39 (14.61%) C#
3 39 (14.61%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.00%) PHP
4 8 (3.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.62%) Perl
5 7 (2.62%) Ruby
6 5 (1.87%) XPath
6 5 (1.87%) Python
7 4 (1.50%) Groovy
8 2 (0.75%) XQuery
8 2 (0.75%) C
9 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.37%) C++
9 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (34.08%) Security Cleared
2 83 (31.09%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.87%) ISTQB
4 19 (7.12%) ISEB
5 5 (1.87%) Degree
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.12%) vCloud
3 1 (0.37%) Samba
3 1 (0.37%) Postfix
3 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (8.24%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.00%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (16.48%) IBM
2 32 (11.99%) Oracle
3 23 (8.61%) Microsoft
4 18 (6.74%) Twitter
5 12 (4.49%) VMware
6 10 (3.75%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.00%) BMC
8 5 (1.87%) Guidewire
9 4 (1.50%) Thunderhead
9 4 (1.50%) Informatica
9 4 (1.50%) HP
10 3 (1.12%) Talend
10 3 (1.12%) Zend
11 1 (0.37%) Splunk
11 1 (0.37%) Kofax
11 1 (0.37%) Citrix
11 1 (0.37%) ILOG
11 1 (0.37%) Adobe
11 1 (0.37%) Business Objects
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