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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing Java 73 30 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.52% 5.86% 13.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.10% 18.40% 35.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 38
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £29.59 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +195.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
346 163 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 49.86% 31.84% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 94 108
Average daily rate £350 £302 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +109.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £18.97 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 40 £450 +60.00% 26
West Wales +15 25 £506 +26.56%
North Wales - - - - 2
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 119 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (45.32%) Spring
3 87 (42.86%) Open Source
4 76 (37.44%) Security Cleared
5 75 (36.95%) Scrum
6 72 (35.47%) TDD
6 72 (35.47%) Web Services
7 70 (34.48%) SC Cleared
8 65 (32.02%) XML
9 58 (28.57%) SOAP
10 55 (27.09%) J2EE
11 54 (26.60%) Jenkins
12 46 (22.66%) MongoDB
12 46 (22.66%) Subversion
12 46 (22.66%) Hibernate
13 45 (22.17%) SQL Server
14 44 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (21.67%) Selenium
15 41 (20.20%) SQL
15 41 (20.20%) REST
16 40 (19.70%) SOA
16 40 (19.70%) JIRA
17 36 (17.73%) XSLT
18 35 (17.24%) HTML
19 34 (16.75%) Maven
20 33 (16.26%) C#
21 32 (15.76%) MVC
21 32 (15.76%) Scala
22 30 (14.78%) Oracle
23 29 (14.29%) OO

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (13.30%) JBoss
2 26 (12.81%) FileNet
3 21 (10.34%) Confluence
4 15 (7.39%) Tomcat
5 9 (4.43%) IIS
5 9 (4.43%) SharePoint
6 8 (3.94%) WebSphere
7 7 (3.45%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.46%) Apache
9 4 (1.97%) Mule
10 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.99%) Documentum
10 2 (0.99%) Node.js
11 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.49%) nginx
11 1 (0.49%) MediaWiki
11 1 (0.49%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (0.99%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.49%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.39%) GitHub
2 1 (0.49%) IaaS
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.87%) AMQP
2 11 (5.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) Network Security
3 1 (0.49%) Firewall
3 1 (0.49%) IPsec
3 1 (0.49%) OSPF
3 1 (0.49%) BGP
3 1 (0.49%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.49%) Internet
3 1 (0.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) IPv6
3 1 (0.49%) LDAP
3 1 (0.49%) LAN
3 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (22.66%) MongoDB
2 45 (22.17%) SQL Server
3 28 (13.79%) Relational Database
4 19 (9.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 19 (9.36%) NoSQL
5 17 (8.37%) RDBMS
6 16 (7.88%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (3.94%) DB2
7 8 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.45%) MySQL
9 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.99%) Jackrabbit
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.49%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 54 (26.60%) Jenkins
2 46 (22.66%) Subversion
3 44 (21.67%) Selenium
4 40 (19.70%) JIRA
5 34 (16.75%) Maven
6 22 (10.84%) Hudson
7 19 (9.36%) WebDriver
7 19 (9.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (7.88%) JMeter
8 16 (7.88%) Eclipse
8 16 (7.88%) JUnit
8 16 (7.88%) GitLab
9 12 (5.91%) TestNG
10 11 (5.42%) Ant
10 11 (5.42%) Bugzilla
11 9 (4.43%) TortoiseSVN
11 9 (4.43%) Visual Studio
12 6 (2.96%) Git (software)
12 6 (2.96%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.96%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (5.42%) Finance
2 3 (1.48%) Retail
3 1 (0.49%) Automotive
3 1 (0.49%) Legal
3 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (59.11%) Developer
2 84 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 31 (15.27%) Architect
4 25 (12.32%) Technical Architect
5 21 (10.34%) Analyst
6 16 (7.88%) Tester
7 13 (6.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 9 (4.43%) Test Analyst
9 6 (2.96%) Software Developer
9 6 (2.96%) Web Developer
9 6 (2.96%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (1.97%) Senior Developer
11 4 (1.97%) Programmer
11 4 (1.97%) Business Analyst
11 4 (1.97%) Java Architect
11 4 (1.97%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (1.97%) Build Engineer
11 4 (1.97%) Scala Developer
12 3 (1.48%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (45.32%) Spring
2 72 (35.47%) Web Services
3 65 (32.02%) XML
4 58 (28.57%) SOAP
5 55 (27.09%) J2EE
6 46 (22.66%) Hibernate
7 41 (20.20%) REST
8 36 (17.73%) XSLT
9 35 (17.24%) HTML
10 29 (14.29%) JSON
11 28 (13.79%) JSF
11 28 (13.79%) .NET
12 26 (12.81%) AngularJS
13 24 (11.82%) CSS
13 24 (11.82%) RabbitMQ
14 22 (10.84%) Spring MVC
15 21 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (9.36%) jQuery
17 17 (8.37%) HTML5
18 15 (7.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 87 (42.86%) Open Source
2 7 (3.45%) Clustering
2 7 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.97%) iSeries
4 3 (1.48%) AS400
5 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.99%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.49%) User Experience
6 1 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.49%) Wiki
6 1 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.85%) Windows
2 19 (9.36%) UNIX
3 12 (5.91%) Linux
4 8 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.99%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) CentOS
6 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.49%) Debian
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (36.95%) Scrum
3 72 (35.47%) TDD
4 44 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (19.70%) SOA
6 32 (15.76%) MVC
7 29 (14.29%) OO
7 29 (14.29%) Configuration Management
8 28 (13.79%) BDD
9 27 (13.30%) DevOps
9 27 (13.30%) Pair Programming
10 21 (10.34%) DSDM
11 20 (9.85%) RUP
11 20 (9.85%) Software Engineering
12 19 (9.36%) Release Management
12 19 (9.36%) OOA/OOD
13 15 (7.39%) Load Testing
13 15 (7.39%) Kanban
13 15 (7.39%) UML
14 14 (6.90%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (20.20%) SQL
2 33 (16.26%) C#
3 32 (15.76%) Scala
4 28 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.43%) Ruby
6 7 (3.45%) Perl
6 7 (3.45%) Python
7 6 (2.96%) PHP
8 5 (2.46%) C
9 3 (1.48%) XPath
10 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.99%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.49%) Clojure
11 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (37.44%) Security Cleared
2 70 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.91%) ISEB
4 11 (5.42%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.99%) CBAP
6 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) Degree
6 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.97%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.48%) vCloud
3 1 (0.49%) XenServer
3 1 (0.49%) Postfix
3 1 (0.49%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (6.40%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.94%) Hyperic
3 1 (0.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 30 (14.78%) Oracle
2 29 (14.29%) IBM
3 25 (12.32%) Microsoft
4 19 (9.36%) Twitter
5 12 (5.91%) VMware
6 9 (4.43%) Red Hat
7 8 (3.94%) BMC
8 5 (2.46%) CA
9 4 (1.97%) HP
10 3 (1.48%) Informatica
11 2 (0.99%) ILOG
12 1 (0.49%) Splunk
12 1 (0.49%) Kofax
12 1 (0.49%) Progress
12 1 (0.49%) Adobe
12 1 (0.49%) Citrix
12 1 (0.49%) BEA
12 1 (0.49%) Business Objects
Wales
Intapeople
Rate: Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
North Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Computer People
Rate: £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cwmbran
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago