The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 33 6
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Contract jobs citing Java 126 23 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.98% 4.11% 12.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 45.16% 14.29% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 20 41
Average daily rate
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£379 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.72% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £346 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
279 161 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.60% 28.75% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 115 124
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
Average hourly rate £21.80 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £25.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £49.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
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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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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 +21 93 £350 +27.27% 18
West Wales +7 19 £425 +34.92% 1
North Wales - - - - 2
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 112 (43.24%) Web Services
2 110 (42.47%) TDD
3 96 (37.07%) BDD
4 91 (35.14%) Spring
5 81 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (28.19%) SQL
7 71 (27.41%) Scala
8 70 (27.03%) Security Cleared
9 64 (24.71%) Scrum
10 60 (23.17%) Selenium
10 60 (23.17%) J2EE
11 58 (22.39%) OO
11 58 (22.39%) SC Cleared
12 56 (21.62%) Hibernate
13 54 (20.85%) XML
14 51 (19.69%) JUnit
14 51 (19.69%) Maven
15 47 (18.15%) Play Framework
16 45 (17.37%) Akka
16 45 (17.37%) Ant
17 43 (16.60%) HTML
18 42 (16.22%) JavaScript
18 42 (16.22%) Finance
18 42 (16.22%) Subversion
19 39 (15.06%) Web Development
20 36 (13.90%) .NET
21 35 (13.51%) Process Management
21 35 (13.51%) WebDriver
22 33 (12.74%) SVG
22 33 (12.74%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 22 (8.49%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.34%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.95%) FileNet
4 13 (5.02%) WebLogic
5 12 (4.63%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.09%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.54%) Apache
8 3 (1.16%) Confluence
9 2 (0.77%) Liferay
9 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.77%) Documentum
10 1 (0.39%) MediaWiki
10 1 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.16%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 33 (12.74%) Amazon AWS
1 33 (12.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.54%) HTTP
2 3 (1.16%) SSL
2 3 (1.16%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) LAN
3 1 (0.39%) WAN
3 1 (0.39%) LDAP
3 1 (0.39%) OSPF
3 1 (0.39%) BGP
3 1 (0.39%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.39%) IPv6
3 1 (0.39%) VPN
3 1 (0.39%) IPsec
3 1 (0.39%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.74%) CouchDB
2 28 (10.81%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.18%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.41%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.02%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.70%) MySQL
6 7 (2.70%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.32%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.16%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.16%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 60 (23.17%) Selenium
2 51 (19.69%) JUnit
2 51 (19.69%) Maven
3 45 (17.37%) Ant
4 42 (16.22%) Subversion
5 35 (13.51%) WebDriver
6 27 (10.42%) JIRA
7 26 (10.04%) Jenkins
8 21 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (8.11%) JMeter
9 20 (7.72%) Bugzilla
9 20 (7.72%) TestNG
9 20 (7.72%) Apache Ivy
10 17 (6.56%) TortoiseSVN
11 11 (4.25%) Eclipse
12 9 (3.47%) JBehave
13 8 (3.09%) Cucumber
14 7 (2.70%) Git (software)
15 6 (2.32%) Hudson
16 5 (1.93%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 42 (16.22%) Finance
2 11 (4.25%) Banking
3 7 (2.70%) Legal
4 2 (0.77%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.39%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 166 (64.09%) Developer
2 107 (41.31%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.13%) Architect
4 33 (12.74%) Scala Developer
5 20 (7.72%) Java Architect
6 19 (7.34%) Tester
7 17 (6.56%) Analyst
8 12 (4.63%) .NET Developer
8 12 (4.63%) Perl Developer
9 11 (4.25%) Technical Architect
10 10 (3.86%) Test Analyst
11 9 (3.47%) Junior
11 9 (3.47%) Junior .NET Developer
11 9 (3.47%) Team Leader
11 9 (3.47%) Junior Java Developer
11 9 (3.47%) Junior Developer
12 8 (3.09%) Development Team Leader
12 8 (3.09%) Java Team Leader
13 7 (2.70%) PHP Developer
13 7 (2.70%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (43.24%) Web Services
2 91 (35.14%) Spring
3 60 (23.17%) J2EE
4 56 (21.62%) Hibernate
5 54 (20.85%) XML
6 47 (18.15%) Play Framework
7 45 (17.37%) Akka
8 43 (16.60%) HTML
9 36 (13.90%) .NET
10 33 (12.74%) SVG
10 33 (12.74%) SOAP
10 33 (12.74%) Struts
10 33 (12.74%) Batik
11 27 (10.42%) XSLT
12 26 (10.04%) JPA
13 24 (9.27%) REST
14 23 (8.88%) CSS
15 22 (8.49%) .NET Framework
16 21 (8.11%) Java SE
16 21 (8.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.97%) Open Source
2 17 (6.56%) Client/Server
3 9 (3.47%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.32%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (1.93%) iSeries
6 4 (1.54%) AS400
7 3 (1.16%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.16%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.77%) GIS
9 1 (0.39%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.39%) Wiki
9 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.95%) UNIX
2 14 (5.41%) Linux
3 8 (3.09%) Windows
4 3 (1.16%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.77%) Solaris
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) Debian
6 1 (0.39%) CentOS
6 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (42.47%) TDD
2 96 (37.07%) BDD
3 81 (31.27%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (24.71%) Scrum
5 58 (22.39%) OO
6 39 (15.06%) Web Development
7 35 (13.51%) Process Management
8 33 (12.74%) MVC
9 29 (11.20%) UML
10 27 (10.42%) Automation Testing
11 23 (8.88%) Load Testing
11 23 (8.88%) Test Scripting
11 23 (8.88%) Kanban
11 23 (8.88%) Software Engineering
12 21 (8.11%) Test Management
13 19 (7.34%) SOA
14 18 (6.95%) Software Testing
15 17 (6.56%) Automated Testing
16 16 (6.18%) Configuration Management
17 15 (5.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (28.19%) SQL
2 71 (27.41%) Scala
3 42 (16.22%) JavaScript
4 33 (12.74%) C#
5 13 (5.02%) Perl
6 11 (4.25%) PHP
7 8 (3.09%) Groovy
7 8 (3.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.32%) XPath
9 4 (1.54%) Ruby
10 3 (1.16%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.16%) XQuery
11 2 (0.77%) C++
12 1 (0.39%) Python
12 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 70 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 58 (22.39%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.49%) ISTQB
4 20 (7.72%) ISEB
5 11 (4.25%) Degree
6 3 (1.16%) MCSD
6 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Samba
1 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.39%) Postfix
1 1 (0.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (8.49%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (10.42%) IBM
2 26 (10.04%) Oracle
3 10 (3.86%) JBoss
4 9 (3.47%) Zend
5 6 (2.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.93%) Guidewire
7 4 (1.54%) Thunderhead
7 4 (1.54%) Informatica
8 3 (1.16%) HP
8 3 (1.16%) Talend
9 2 (0.77%) Twitter
9 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.39%) Citrix
10 1 (0.39%) VMware
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