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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 8 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Contract jobs citing Java 91 128 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.33% 17.16% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.10% 45.71% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 97 19
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£345 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
394 280 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.72% 37.53% 28.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 200 112
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% -50.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.90 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.70 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 75 £325 -7.14% 41
West Wales -13 5 £475 +11.76%
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 104 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (44.65%) Scrum
3 76 (35.35%) Security Cleared
4 72 (33.49%) Spring
5 70 (32.56%) SC Cleared
6 59 (27.44%) TDD
6 59 (27.44%) Web Services
7 56 (26.05%) Jenkins
8 53 (24.65%) XML
8 53 (24.65%) HTML
9 52 (24.19%) SOAP
10 49 (22.79%) Subversion
11 48 (22.33%) .NET
12 47 (21.86%) Hibernate
13 46 (21.40%) SQL
14 44 (20.47%) Oracle
14 44 (20.47%) Selenium
15 42 (19.53%) JavaScript
16 41 (19.07%) OO
17 36 (16.74%) JBoss
18 34 (15.81%) Cucumber
19 33 (15.35%) BDD
19 33 (15.35%) JMeter
20 32 (14.88%) Linux
20 32 (14.88%) AngularJS
21 31 (14.42%) Tomcat
21 31 (14.42%) Eclipse
21 31 (14.42%) HTTP
21 31 (14.42%) Configuration Management
21 31 (14.42%) Test Scripting

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (16.74%) JBoss
2 31 (14.42%) Tomcat
3 24 (11.16%) WebSphere
4 11 (5.12%) Apache
4 11 (5.12%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.26%) Confluence
5 7 (3.26%) nginx
6 6 (2.79%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.79%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.86%) IBM Notes
7 4 (1.86%) IIS
7 4 (1.86%) Mule
7 4 (1.86%) Mule ESB
8 3 (1.40%) FileNet
8 3 (1.40%) Jetty
8 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.93%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.93%) CMS
9 2 (0.93%) ArcSDE
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) MS Office
1 2 (0.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.93%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.42%) HTTP
2 5 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.33%) SSL
3 4 (1.86%) VoIP
4 3 (1.40%) DHCP
4 3 (1.40%) FTP
4 3 (1.40%) DNS
4 3 (1.40%) Firewall
4 3 (1.40%) IPsec
5 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.49%) MySQL
2 27 (12.56%) SQL Server
3 26 (12.09%) Relational Database
4 23 (10.70%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.26%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.26%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.47%) Adabas
10 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.47%) DB2
10 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.47%) Redis
10 1 (0.47%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 56 (26.05%) Jenkins
2 49 (22.79%) Subversion
3 44 (20.47%) Selenium
4 34 (15.81%) Cucumber
5 33 (15.35%) JMeter
6 31 (14.42%) Eclipse
7 29 (13.49%) Maven
8 23 (10.70%) JIRA
9 20 (9.30%) Hudson
10 17 (7.91%) WebDriver
11 16 (7.44%) Artifactory
12 15 (6.98%) Git (software)
13 13 (6.05%) SpecFlow
13 13 (6.05%) JUnit
14 12 (5.58%) MSBuild
14 12 (5.58%) Gradle
15 10 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (3.26%) TestNG
16 7 (3.26%) Bugzilla
17 6 (2.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (5.58%) Finance
2 8 (3.72%) Legal
3 3 (1.40%) Back Office
4 1 (0.47%) Banking
4 1 (0.47%) Retail
4 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 117 (54.42%) Developer
2 92 (42.79%) Java Developer
3 28 (13.02%) Tester
4 18 (8.37%) Analyst
5 14 (6.51%) Test Analyst
6 12 (5.58%) Deployment Specialist
7 8 (3.72%) AWS Developer
8 7 (3.26%) Architect
9 6 (2.79%) Software Engineer
9 6 (2.79%) Team Leader
9 6 (2.79%) Perl Developer
9 6 (2.79%) Java Team Leader
9 6 (2.79%) Scala Developer
10 5 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (2.33%) Automation Tester
10 5 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (2.33%) Senior Developer
11 4 (1.86%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (1.86%) Configuration Manager
11 4 (1.86%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (33.49%) Spring
2 59 (27.44%) Web Services
3 53 (24.65%) XML
3 53 (24.65%) HTML
4 52 (24.19%) SOAP
5 48 (22.33%) .NET
6 47 (21.86%) Hibernate
7 32 (14.88%) AngularJS
8 30 (13.95%) JSP
9 27 (12.56%) J2EE
9 27 (12.56%) Struts
10 26 (12.09%) CSS
10 26 (12.09%) JDBC
10 26 (12.09%) jQuery
11 22 (10.23%) JPA
12 20 (9.30%) REST
13 19 (8.84%) RESTful
13 19 (8.84%) Java SE
14 14 (6.51%) MyBatis
14 14 (6.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.19%) Client/Server
2 8 (3.72%) User Experience
3 4 (1.86%) iSeries
3 4 (1.86%) Visualisation
3 4 (1.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.40%) IVR
4 3 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.93%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.93%) GIS
6 1 (0.47%) Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.47%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.47%) Java Card
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) Social Media
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.88%) Linux
2 19 (8.84%) Windows
3 16 (7.44%) UNIX
4 9 (4.19%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (48.37%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (44.65%) Scrum
3 59 (27.44%) TDD
4 41 (19.07%) OO
5 33 (15.35%) BDD
6 31 (14.42%) Test Scripting
6 31 (14.42%) Configuration Management
7 28 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (12.56%) Open Source
9 25 (11.63%) Web Development
10 23 (10.70%) SOA
11 22 (10.23%) DevOps
12 21 (9.77%) ITIL
13 19 (8.84%) Software Engineering
14 17 (7.91%) Unit Testing
14 17 (7.91%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (7.44%) Regression Testing
16 13 (6.05%) Test-First Development
17 12 (5.58%) Automation Testing
18 11 (5.12%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.40%) SQL
2 42 (19.53%) JavaScript
3 27 (12.56%) Scala
4 19 (8.84%) PL/SQL
5 17 (7.91%) Perl
6 14 (6.51%) C#
7 11 (5.12%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.12%) Jython
8 9 (4.19%) Ruby
9 8 (3.72%) Python
10 4 (1.86%) PHP
10 4 (1.86%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.47%) BeanShell
11 1 (0.47%) Groovy
11 1 (0.47%) COBOL
11 1 (0.47%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.47%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (35.35%) Security Cleared
2 70 (32.56%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.44%) ISEB
4 6 (2.79%) Degree
5 4 (1.86%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (2.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.86%) Shibboleth
3 3 (1.40%) vCloud
3 3 (1.40%) Xen
3 3 (1.40%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.93%) Docker
5 1 (0.47%) Postfix
5 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (5.58%) Puppet
2 7 (3.26%) SCCM
3 6 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.40%) SCSM
4 3 (1.40%) Ansible
4 3 (1.40%) Windows Intune
5 1 (0.47%) SELinux
5 1 (0.47%) Salt
5 1 (0.47%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.47%) SCOM
5 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) Nagios
5 1 (0.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 44 (20.47%) Oracle
2 30 (13.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.72%) VMware
4 6 (2.79%) Red Hat
4 6 (2.79%) Google
4 6 (2.79%) IBM
5 5 (2.33%) Twitter
6 4 (1.86%) Lotus
6 4 (1.86%) Adobe
7 3 (1.40%) Avaya
8 2 (0.93%) Citrix
8 2 (0.93%) ESRI
8 2 (0.93%) Mapinfo
8 2 (0.93%) AppSense
9 1 (0.47%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.47%) HP
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco
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