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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 79 74 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.96% 11.28% 11.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.62% 28.91% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 55 19
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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
286 256 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.67% 39.02% 37.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 174 92
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +61.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +1 61 £365 -14.11% 24
West Wales -16 9 £431 -9.21%
North Wales - 4 £160 - 10
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 68 (48.23%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (41.84%) Security Cleared
3 52 (36.88%) SC Cleared
4 49 (34.75%) Scrum
5 39 (27.66%) Spring
6 35 (24.82%) Jenkins
7 29 (20.57%) Subversion
7 29 (20.57%) SQL
7 29 (20.57%) .NET
8 28 (19.86%) JBoss
9 25 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (16.31%) Open Source
10 23 (16.31%) TDD
10 23 (16.31%) SOA
10 23 (16.31%) C#
11 22 (15.60%) HTML
12 21 (14.89%) JavaScript
12 21 (14.89%) CSS
13 19 (13.48%) PL/SQL
13 19 (13.48%) jQuery
14 18 (12.77%) Scala
14 18 (12.77%) Java SE
14 18 (12.77%) JIRA
15 17 (12.06%) XML
15 17 (12.06%) BDD
16 16 (11.35%) Linux
16 16 (11.35%) Tomcat
16 16 (11.35%) HTML5
16 16 (11.35%) Selenium
17 15 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (19.86%) JBoss
2 16 (11.35%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.22%) FileNet
4 11 (7.80%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.55%) Apache
7 4 (2.84%) Mule
7 4 (2.84%) Confluence
7 4 (2.84%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.71%) CMS
8 1 (0.71%) Zope
Applications
1 2 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
2 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.84%) VoIP
1 4 (2.84%) HTTP
2 3 (2.13%) Firewall
3 1 (0.71%) AMQP
3 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.71%) SSL
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) MySQL
3 7 (4.96%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.42%) Ingres
6 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.42%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.71%) Big Data
7 1 (0.71%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 35 (24.82%) Jenkins
2 29 (20.57%) Subversion
3 18 (12.77%) JIRA
4 16 (11.35%) Selenium
5 15 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (9.93%) Eclipse
7 13 (9.22%) JUnit
7 13 (9.22%) Maven
8 12 (8.51%) JMeter
9 11 (7.80%) Visual Studio
10 8 (5.67%) WebDriver
11 7 (4.96%) Git (software)
12 6 (4.26%) CA Gen
12 6 (4.26%) SoapUI
12 6 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 6 (4.26%) Bugzilla
12 6 (4.26%) TestNG
13 5 (3.55%) ReSharper
13 5 (3.55%) Gradle
13 5 (3.55%) Artifactory
General
1 10 (7.09%) Back Office
2 5 (3.55%) Finance
3 2 (1.42%) Electronics
3 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.42%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 63 (44.68%) Developer
2 39 (27.66%) Java Developer
3 19 (13.48%) Architect
4 15 (10.64%) Technical Architect
5 13 (9.22%) Analyst
6 8 (5.67%) Team Leader
6 8 (5.67%) Java Team Leader
6 8 (5.67%) Tester
7 7 (4.96%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.96%) Development Team Leader
8 6 (4.26%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.55%) Deployment Specialist
10 4 (2.84%) Scala Developer
10 4 (2.84%) .NET Developer
10 4 (2.84%) Desktop Support
10 4 (2.84%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.13%) Programmer
11 3 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.66%) Spring
2 29 (20.57%) .NET
3 22 (15.60%) HTML
4 21 (14.89%) CSS
5 19 (13.48%) jQuery
6 18 (12.77%) Java SE
7 17 (12.06%) XML
8 16 (11.35%) HTML5
9 15 (10.64%) Web Services
10 14 (9.93%) Hibernate
11 13 (9.22%) CSS3
12 12 (8.51%) .NET Framework
13 11 (7.80%) Spring MVC
14 10 (7.09%) SOAP
15 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET
15 9 (6.38%) Drools
15 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (5.67%) RESTful
16 8 (5.67%) Java EE
17 7 (4.96%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.31%) Open Source
2 6 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.55%) User Experience
4 4 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.84%) iSeries
5 3 (2.13%) IVR
5 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.42%) DTV
6 2 (1.42%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.71%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.35%) Linux
2 12 (8.51%) Windows
3 7 (4.96%) UNIX
3 7 (4.96%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.13%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.42%) Fedora
5 2 (1.42%) Android
5 2 (1.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.23%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.75%) Scrum
3 25 (17.73%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (16.31%) TDD
4 23 (16.31%) SOA
5 17 (12.06%) BDD
6 15 (10.64%) Configuration Management
6 15 (10.64%) MVC
7 12 (8.51%) Workflow
8 11 (7.80%) ITIL
8 11 (7.80%) Software Engineering
8 11 (7.80%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.38%) DevOps
9 9 (6.38%) Pair Programming
10 8 (5.67%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (5.67%) Test Scripting
10 8 (5.67%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.96%) Coaching
11 7 (4.96%) Release Management
11 7 (4.96%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.57%) SQL
2 23 (16.31%) C#
3 21 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.48%) PL/SQL
5 18 (12.77%) Scala
6 5 (3.55%) Ruby
6 5 (3.55%) Python
7 4 (2.84%) C
7 4 (2.84%) PHP
8 3 (2.13%) Perl
9 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.71%) Clojure
10 1 (0.71%) Groovy
10 1 (0.71%) C++
10 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 59 (41.84%) Security Cleared
2 52 (36.88%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.26%) ISEB
3 6 (4.26%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.13%) Degree
5 2 (1.42%) CBAP
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.13%) vCloud
2 3 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.84%) SCCM
2 3 (2.13%) Puppet
3 2 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.71%) Ansible
4 1 (0.71%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (9.22%) Oracle
2 11 (7.80%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.26%) CA
4 5 (3.55%) VMware
5 4 (2.84%) Lotus
5 4 (2.84%) Adobe
6 3 (2.13%) HP
6 3 (2.13%) Citrix
6 3 (2.13%) Avaya
6 3 (2.13%) Progress
6 3 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.13%) AppSense
7 2 (1.42%) Twitter
7 2 (1.42%) IBM
7 2 (1.42%) SAP
8 1 (0.71%) BEA
8 1 (0.71%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.71%) Zend
8 1 (0.71%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.71%) ILOG
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