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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 5 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing Java 120 151 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.46% 18.50% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.93% 49.35% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 120 12
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£365 £425 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +33.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
388 306 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 50.00% 37.50% 30.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 209 92
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.61% -16.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -3 98 £350 -17.64% 19
West Wales -10 9 £463 +8.82% 1
North Wales - 1 £325 -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 101 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (47.85%) Scrum
3 83 (44.62%) Security Cleared
4 76 (40.86%) SC Cleared
5 53 (28.49%) TDD
6 51 (27.42%) .NET
7 50 (26.88%) Jenkins
8 46 (24.73%) Spring
9 45 (24.19%) Subversion
10 43 (23.12%) SQL
11 34 (18.28%) JBoss
11 34 (18.28%) Hibernate
12 31 (16.67%) BDD
13 29 (15.59%) Selenium
14 28 (15.05%) WebSphere
15 27 (14.52%) Test Scripting
15 27 (14.52%) Web Services
16 26 (13.98%) Java SE
16 26 (13.98%) Scala
17 25 (13.44%) XML
17 25 (13.44%) SOA
18 24 (12.90%) JMeter
18 24 (12.90%) Configuration Management
18 24 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (12.90%) jQuery
18 24 (12.90%) Maven
18 24 (12.90%) Cucumber
19 23 (12.37%) Tomcat
20 22 (11.83%) Linux
21 21 (11.29%) SOAP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 34 (18.28%) JBoss
2 28 (15.05%) WebSphere
3 23 (12.37%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.45%) FileNet
5 10 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (4.30%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.30%) Apache
7 6 (3.23%) nginx
8 4 (2.15%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.15%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.61%) IIS
10 2 (1.08%) Node.js
10 2 (1.08%) Confluence
10 2 (1.08%) Mule ESB
10 2 (1.08%) WildFly
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.08%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.08%) CMS
10 2 (1.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.08%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) MS Office
2 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.54%) Staffware
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.08%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.08%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.30%) HTTP
2 4 (2.15%) Firewall
2 4 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.15%) SSL
2 4 (2.15%) VoIP
3 2 (1.08%) IPsec
3 2 (1.08%) DHCP
3 2 (1.08%) FTP
3 2 (1.08%) DNS
4 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.14%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.23%) MySQL
4 5 (2.69%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.08%) Ingres
7 1 (0.54%) DB2
7 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.54%) Adabas
7 1 (0.54%) Big Data
7 1 (0.54%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.54%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (26.88%) Jenkins
2 45 (24.19%) Subversion
3 29 (15.59%) Selenium
4 24 (12.90%) JMeter
4 24 (12.90%) Maven
4 24 (12.90%) Cucumber
5 20 (10.75%) Eclipse
6 16 (8.60%) JIRA
7 15 (8.06%) JUnit
8 14 (7.53%) Artifactory
8 14 (7.53%) Git (software)
9 13 (6.99%) WebDriver
9 13 (6.99%) SpecFlow
10 12 (6.45%) Hudson
11 11 (5.91%) MSBuild
11 11 (5.91%) Gradle
12 10 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (4.30%) Visual Studio
14 7 (3.76%) Bugzilla
14 7 (3.76%) TestNG
General
1 12 (6.45%) Back Office
2 7 (3.76%) Legal
3 6 (3.23%) Finance
4 2 (1.08%) Electronics
4 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (0.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 92 (49.46%) Developer
2 59 (31.72%) Java Developer
3 24 (12.90%) Tester
4 16 (8.60%) Analyst
5 12 (6.45%) Deployment Specialist
6 9 (4.84%) AWS Developer
6 9 (4.84%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.30%) Senior Developer
7 8 (4.30%) Team Leader
7 8 (4.30%) Java Team Leader
8 7 (3.76%) Development Team Leader
8 7 (3.76%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.23%) Scala Developer
9 6 (3.23%) Architect
10 5 (2.69%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (2.69%) Perl Developer
10 5 (2.69%) .NET Developer
11 4 (2.15%) Automation Tester
11 4 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (27.42%) .NET
2 46 (24.73%) Spring
3 34 (18.28%) Hibernate
4 27 (14.52%) Web Services
5 26 (13.98%) Java SE
6 25 (13.44%) XML
7 24 (12.90%) jQuery
8 21 (11.29%) SOAP
9 19 (10.22%) HTML
9 19 (10.22%) REST
10 17 (9.14%) RESTful
11 16 (8.60%) CSS
12 14 (7.53%) MyBatis
12 14 (7.53%) HTML5
13 13 (6.99%) Drools
14 12 (6.45%) J2EE
14 12 (6.45%) CSS3
15 11 (5.91%) Mojolicious
15 11 (5.91%) .NET Framework
16 10 (5.38%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.84%) User Experience
1 9 (4.84%) Client/Server
2 4 (2.15%) iSeries
2 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.61%) IVR
3 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.61%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.08%) DTV
4 2 (1.08%) NHS
4 2 (1.08%) GIS
4 2 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.54%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.54%) Java Card
5 1 (0.54%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.54%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.54%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.83%) Linux
2 16 (8.60%) Windows
3 15 (8.06%) UNIX
4 7 (3.76%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.61%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.61%) CentOS
7 2 (1.08%) Android
7 2 (1.08%) Fedora
8 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.54%) AIX
8 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (47.85%) Scrum
3 53 (28.49%) TDD
4 31 (16.67%) BDD
5 27 (14.52%) Test Scripting
6 25 (13.44%) SOA
7 24 (12.90%) Configuration Management
7 24 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (10.75%) Software Engineering
8 20 (10.75%) Unit Testing
9 19 (10.22%) Open Source
10 18 (9.68%) ITIL
11 16 (8.60%) Regression Testing
12 15 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (6.99%) DevOps
13 13 (6.99%) Test-First Development
14 12 (6.45%) Workflow
15 11 (5.91%) OO
15 11 (5.91%) Load Testing
16 9 (4.84%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.12%) SQL
2 26 (13.98%) Scala
3 21 (11.29%) PL/SQL
4 18 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.14%) C#
6 16 (8.60%) Perl
7 10 (5.38%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.38%) Jython
8 9 (4.84%) Python
9 8 (4.30%) PHP
10 6 (3.23%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.23%) Ruby
11 1 (0.54%) Groovy
11 1 (0.54%) COBOL
11 1 (0.54%) C
11 1 (0.54%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 83 (44.62%) Security Cleared
2 76 (40.86%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.68%) ISEB
4 7 (3.76%) Sun Certification
5 6 (3.23%) Degree
6 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.23%) QA
1 6 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.61%) vCloud
3 2 (1.08%) Xen
4 1 (0.54%) Docker
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (4.84%) Puppet
2 4 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.15%) SCCM
3 3 (1.61%) Rundeck
3 3 (1.61%) Ansible
4 1 (0.54%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.54%) SCOM
4 1 (0.54%) Nagios
4 1 (0.54%) SELinux
4 1 (0.54%) Salt
4 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (11.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.60%) Oracle
3 6 (3.23%) Google
3 6 (3.23%) VMware
4 5 (2.69%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.15%) Lotus
5 4 (2.15%) Adobe
6 3 (1.61%) AppSense
6 3 (1.61%) Citrix
6 3 (1.61%) Avaya
7 2 (1.08%) CA
7 2 (1.08%) Progress
7 2 (1.08%) IBM
7 2 (1.08%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.08%) ESRI
7 2 (1.08%) SAP
8 1 (0.54%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.54%) Zend
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco
8 1 (0.54%) Micro Focus
Wales
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
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Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Proteus Europe
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