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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 123 121 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 16.14% 16.76% 9.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.50% 42.46% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 100 18
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£365 £425 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +31.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £448
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 £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
337 285 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.23% 39.47% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 198 94
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +61.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.23 £25.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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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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 97 £350 -17.64% 10
West Wales -9 13 £463 +2.77% 1
North Wales - 5 £160 - 2
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 107 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (45.60%) Security Cleared
3 86 (44.56%) Scrum
4 79 (40.93%) SC Cleared
5 52 (26.94%) TDD
6 51 (26.42%) .NET
7 44 (22.80%) Spring
8 41 (21.24%) Subversion
8 41 (21.24%) Jenkins
9 40 (20.73%) SQL
10 39 (20.21%) JBoss
11 33 (17.10%) Hibernate
12 31 (16.06%) BDD
13 30 (15.54%) Scala
14 28 (14.51%) Selenium
14 28 (14.51%) Web Services
14 28 (14.51%) XML
15 26 (13.47%) SOA
15 26 (13.47%) Test Scripting
15 26 (13.47%) WebSphere
16 24 (12.44%) JavaScript
16 24 (12.44%) JMeter
17 23 (11.92%) Eclipse
17 23 (11.92%) Tomcat
17 23 (11.92%) Java SE
17 23 (11.92%) jQuery
17 23 (11.92%) Cucumber
18 21 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (10.88%) PL/SQL
18 21 (10.88%) C#

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 39 (20.21%) JBoss
2 26 (13.47%) WebSphere
3 23 (11.92%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.22%) FileNet
5 8 (4.15%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (3.11%) Apache
8 4 (2.07%) Mule
8 4 (2.07%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.07%) Mule ESB
9 3 (1.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.04%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.04%) nginx
10 2 (1.04%) Confluence
10 2 (1.04%) ArcSDE
10 2 (1.04%) WildFly
10 2 (1.04%) Node.js
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.52%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.63%) HTTP
2 4 (2.07%) VoIP
2 4 (2.07%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) SAN
3 1 (0.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.74%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.63%) MySQL
4 5 (2.59%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.04%) Jackrabbit
6 2 (1.04%) Ingres
7 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.52%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.52%) Big Data
7 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.52%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 41 (21.24%) Subversion
1 41 (21.24%) Jenkins
2 28 (14.51%) Selenium
3 24 (12.44%) JMeter
4 23 (11.92%) Eclipse
4 23 (11.92%) Cucumber
5 20 (10.36%) Maven
6 15 (7.77%) JIRA
6 15 (7.77%) JUnit
7 13 (6.74%) SpecFlow
8 12 (6.22%) WebDriver
8 12 (6.22%) Git (software)
9 11 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (5.70%) Gradle
9 11 (5.70%) Artifactory
10 9 (4.66%) Hudson
10 9 (4.66%) Visual Studio
11 8 (4.15%) MSBuild
12 7 (3.63%) TestNG
12 7 (3.63%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (5.70%) Back Office
2 6 (3.11%) Finance
3 5 (2.59%) Legal
4 2 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.04%) Marketing
4 2 (1.04%) Electronics
4 2 (1.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.52%) Automotive
5 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 97 (50.26%) Developer
2 62 (32.12%) Java Developer
3 23 (11.92%) Tester
4 21 (10.88%) Analyst
5 14 (7.25%) Architect
6 12 (6.22%) Deployment Specialist
7 9 (4.66%) Software Engineer
7 9 (4.66%) Test Analyst
8 8 (4.15%) Team Leader
8 8 (4.15%) Java Team Leader
8 8 (4.15%) Scala Developer
9 7 (3.63%) Development Team Leader
9 7 (3.63%) Technical Architect
9 7 (3.63%) Senior Developer
10 6 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.11%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.11%) AWS Developer
11 5 (2.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 5 (2.59%) Perl Developer
11 5 (2.59%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (26.42%) .NET
2 44 (22.80%) Spring
3 33 (17.10%) Hibernate
4 28 (14.51%) Web Services
4 28 (14.51%) XML
5 23 (11.92%) Java SE
5 23 (11.92%) jQuery
6 21 (10.88%) SOAP
7 20 (10.36%) HTML
8 19 (9.84%) REST
9 17 (8.81%) CSS
10 14 (7.25%) HTML5
11 13 (6.74%) MyBatis
12 12 (6.22%) RESTful
12 12 (6.22%) CSS3
12 12 (6.22%) J2EE
13 11 (5.70%) .NET Framework
13 11 (5.70%) Java EE
14 10 (5.18%) Drools
15 9 (4.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.81%) Open Source
2 9 (4.66%) User Experience
2 9 (4.66%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.07%) iSeries
4 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.55%) IVR
5 2 (1.04%) DTV
5 2 (1.04%) GIS
5 2 (1.04%) NHS
5 2 (1.04%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.52%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.52%) Java Card
6 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.29%) UNIX
2 15 (7.77%) Windows
3 14 (7.25%) Linux
4 7 (3.63%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.55%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.04%) CentOS
6 2 (1.04%) Fedora
6 2 (1.04%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (55.44%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (44.56%) Scrum
3 52 (26.94%) TDD
4 31 (16.06%) BDD
5 26 (13.47%) Test Scripting
5 26 (13.47%) SOA
6 21 (10.88%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (9.84%) Unit Testing
7 19 (9.84%) Configuration Management
7 19 (9.84%) Software Engineering
8 18 (9.33%) ITIL
9 15 (7.77%) Regression Testing
10 13 (6.74%) Test-First Development
11 12 (6.22%) Workflow
11 12 (6.22%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (5.70%) Load Testing
13 10 (5.18%) OO
14 9 (4.66%) Automation Testing
14 9 (4.66%) Mentoring
14 9 (4.66%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 40 (20.73%) SQL
2 30 (15.54%) Scala
3 24 (12.44%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.88%) C#
4 21 (10.88%) PL/SQL
5 13 (6.74%) Perl
6 9 (4.66%) Jython
6 9 (4.66%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.63%) Python
8 6 (3.11%) PHP
9 5 (2.59%) Ruby
10 4 (2.07%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.07%) C
11 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.52%) C++
11 1 (0.52%) COBOL
11 1 (0.52%) Clojure
11 1 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 88 (45.60%) Security Cleared
2 79 (40.93%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.36%) ISEB
4 7 (3.63%) Sun Certification
5 4 (2.07%) Degree
6 2 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.04%) CBAP
7 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) vSphere
3 1 (0.52%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (2.07%) SCCM
2 3 (1.55%) Puppet
3 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.52%) Ansible
4 1 (0.52%) SELinux
4 1 (0.52%) SCOM
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
4 1 (0.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 20 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.84%) Oracle
3 6 (3.11%) CA
4 4 (2.07%) Lotus
4 4 (2.07%) Adobe
5 3 (1.55%) Citrix
5 3 (1.55%) Avaya
5 3 (1.55%) Progress
5 3 (1.55%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.55%) AppSense
5 3 (1.55%) Google
6 2 (1.04%) VMware
6 2 (1.04%) Mapinfo
6 2 (1.04%) ESRI
6 2 (1.04%) SAP
6 2 (1.04%) HP
7 1 (0.52%) BEA
7 1 (0.52%) Cisco
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) Thunderhead
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