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 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 8 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 93 123 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.16% 15.99% 18.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.39% 32.63% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 97 119
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 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.29 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.91%
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
306 377 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 56.46% 49.02% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 265 214
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 7
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 £10.20 £15.20 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.13 £22.50 £33.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 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 24 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 24 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 +1 81 £375 +7.14% 13
West Wales +9 7 £450 -2.70%
North Wales +2 2 - -
Java
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 140 (72.16%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (52.06%) TDD
3 93 (47.94%) jQuery
4 92 (47.42%) Selenium
5 91 (46.91%) Perl
6 82 (42.27%) Cucumber
7 79 (40.72%) JavaScript
8 78 (40.21%) Unix
9 74 (38.14%) SQL
10 73 (37.63%) OO
11 71 (36.60%) Software Engineering
12 65 (33.51%) Security Cleared
13 56 (28.87%) CSS
14 52 (26.80%) Legal
15 46 (23.71%) XML
16 45 (23.20%) SC Cleared
17 44 (22.68%) HTML
18 40 (20.62%) .NET
18 40 (20.62%) RESTful
19 39 (20.10%) Scala
19 39 (20.10%) Web Development
20 38 (19.59%) MongoDB
21 36 (18.56%) NoSQL
21 36 (18.56%) Kafka
21 36 (18.56%) Go
22 35 (18.04%) Mojolicious
23 32 (16.49%) Redis
24 29 (14.95%) Spring
25 28 (14.43%) Scrum
26 27 (13.92%) Linux

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 (11.34%) Elasticsearch
2 19 (9.79%) Apache
2 19 (9.79%) JBoss
3 17 (8.76%) WebSphere
4 16 (8.25%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.70%) FileNet
5 13 (6.70%) IIS
6 10 (5.15%) Confluence
6 10 (5.15%) LiveCycle
7 7 (3.61%) GeoServer
8 6 (3.09%) Jetty
8 6 (3.09%) nginx
9 5 (2.58%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (2.58%) MQSeries
9 5 (2.58%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.06%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.55%) Mule
12 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.61%) Gliffy
3 5 (2.58%) MS Office
4 4 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (4.12%) Google App Engine
1 8 (4.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (2.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (2.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (2.58%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (2.58%) Amazon S3
2 5 (2.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (10.82%) HTTP
2 16 (8.25%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.15%) DNS
3 10 (5.15%) SSL
4 8 (4.12%) DHCP
4 8 (4.12%) FTP
5 6 (3.09%) Firewall
5 6 (3.09%) IPsec
6 4 (2.06%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.06%) SSH
6 4 (2.06%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.55%) Internet
7 3 (1.55%) Wireless
7 3 (1.55%) Wireless Security
8 2 (1.03%) Network Security
9 1 (0.52%) Skype
9 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.59%) MongoDB
2 36 (18.56%) NoSQL
3 32 (16.49%) Redis
4 20 (10.31%) SQL Server
5 10 (5.15%) Oracle Database
5 10 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (3.61%) MySQL
6 7 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.58%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.06%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.03%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.52%) GIS
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 92 (47.42%) Selenium
2 82 (42.27%) Cucumber
3 24 (12.37%) Maven
3 24 (12.37%) Visual Studio
4 22 (11.34%) Subversion
5 20 (10.31%) Jenkins
6 19 (9.79%) JIRA
7 17 (8.76%) JMeter
8 16 (8.25%) Git (software)
8 16 (8.25%) JUnit
9 14 (7.22%) Ant
9 14 (7.22%) Eclipse
9 14 (7.22%) WebDriver
10 13 (6.70%) SpecFlow
11 11 (5.67%) DbUnit
11 11 (5.67%) Spock
12 10 (5.15%) Hudson
13 6 (3.09%) Concordion
13 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (3.09%) Travis CI
General
1 52 (26.80%) Legal
2 22 (11.34%) Finance
3 3 (1.55%) Publishing
4 1 (0.52%) Back Office
4 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 125 (64.43%) Developer
2 50 (25.77%) Java Developer
3 30 (15.46%) Web Developer
4 26 (13.40%) Perl Developer
5 15 (7.73%) Analyst
5 15 (7.73%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (6.70%) Website Developer
7 12 (6.19%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 11 (5.67%) Tester
9 9 (4.64%) Change Manager
9 9 (4.64%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.64%) Unix Developer
10 8 (4.12%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.12%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Agile Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (3.61%) Test Analyst
12 6 (3.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (3.09%) Java Engineer
12 6 (3.09%) Perl Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (47.94%) jQuery
2 56 (28.87%) CSS
3 46 (23.71%) XML
4 44 (22.68%) HTML
5 40 (20.62%) .NET
5 40 (20.62%) RESTful
6 36 (18.56%) Kafka
7 35 (18.04%) Mojolicious
8 29 (14.95%) Spring
9 26 (13.40%) J2EE
10 21 (10.82%) SOAP
11 20 (10.31%) Hibernate
12 19 (9.79%) OAuth2
13 17 (8.76%) JSF
14 16 (8.25%) Java EE
15 15 (7.73%) Ajax
15 15 (7.73%) XHTML
16 14 (7.22%) REST
17 13 (6.70%) Web Services
18 12 (6.19%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.61%) N-Tier
1 7 (3.61%) Replication
2 6 (3.09%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.58%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (2.06%) Cryptography
4 4 (2.06%) PKI
5 3 (1.55%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.03%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.52%) CESG
7 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 78 (40.21%) Unix
2 27 (13.92%) Linux
3 8 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.03%) Windows
6 1 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (72.16%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (52.06%) TDD
3 73 (37.63%) OO
4 71 (36.60%) Software Engineering
5 39 (20.10%) Web Development
6 28 (14.43%) Scrum
7 22 (11.34%) Configuration Management
8 19 (9.79%) BDD
9 17 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (8.76%) DevOps
10 13 (6.70%) Document Management
10 13 (6.70%) Non-Functional Testing
11 12 (6.19%) Open Source
12 11 (5.67%) Project Planning
12 11 (5.67%) Workflow
13 10 (5.15%) MVC
13 10 (5.15%) Use Case
14 9 (4.64%) Risk Management
14 9 (4.64%) SOA
14 9 (4.64%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 91 (46.91%) Perl
2 79 (40.72%) JavaScript
3 74 (38.14%) SQL
4 39 (20.10%) Scala
5 36 (18.56%) Go
6 11 (5.67%) PHP
6 11 (5.67%) Python
7 10 (5.15%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.64%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.61%) Ruby
10 6 (3.09%) ANSI SQL
10 6 (3.09%) C
10 6 (3.09%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.55%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.55%) C++
11 3 (1.55%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.52%) C#
13 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 65 (33.51%) Security Cleared
2 45 (23.20%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 9 (4.64%) ISEB
5 8 (4.12%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.61%) Degree
7 5 (2.58%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.55%) CEH
8 3 (1.55%) CISA
8 3 (1.55%) CISSP
8 3 (1.55%) CREST Certified
8 3 (1.55%) OSCP
9 2 (1.03%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.52%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.73%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (4.64%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.12%) Xen
3 5 (2.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (7.22%) Puppet
2 13 (6.70%) Ansible
3 5 (2.58%) Fluentd
3 5 (2.58%) Terraform
4 4 (2.06%) yum
5 3 (1.55%) Mesos
5 3 (1.55%) Piwik
6 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (9.79%) Oracle
2 14 (7.22%) VMware
3 12 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.15%) Adobe
4 10 (5.15%) ILOG
4 10 (5.15%) Splunk
5 8 (4.12%) Google
5 8 (4.12%) IBM
5 8 (4.12%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.61%) Kofax
7 5 (2.58%) Atlassian
8 4 (2.06%) Cisco
9 2 (1.03%) HP
9 2 (1.03%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.52%) Citrix
10 1 (0.52%) Lotus
10 1 (0.52%) SAP
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