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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 67 40 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.70% 7.95% 13.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.94% 24.10% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 31
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £284 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
336 166 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 48.63% 33.00% 36.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 113 94
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £277 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +195.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 50 £388 -3.12% 41
West Wales -1 10 £525 +20.00%
North Wales - - - - 2
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (41.58%) Spring
3 76 (40.00%) Open Source
4 69 (36.32%) Security Cleared
5 65 (34.21%) Scrum
6 63 (33.16%) SC Cleared
7 60 (31.58%) TDD
8 54 (28.42%) Jenkins
9 53 (27.89%) SOAP
9 53 (27.89%) Web Services
10 49 (25.79%) XML
11 46 (24.21%) MongoDB
12 45 (23.68%) Subversion
13 43 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (21.05%) SQL Server
15 39 (20.53%) SOA
16 38 (20.00%) REST
17 37 (19.47%) JBoss
18 34 (17.89%) SQL
18 34 (17.89%) J2EE
18 34 (17.89%) JIRA
18 34 (17.89%) Maven
19 32 (16.84%) Scala
19 32 (16.84%) Hibernate
20 30 (15.79%) FileNet
20 30 (15.79%) MVC
21 29 (15.26%) JSON
22 27 (14.21%) Configuration Management
22 27 (14.21%) .NET
22 27 (14.21%) XSLT

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 37 (19.47%) JBoss
2 30 (15.79%) FileNet
3 18 (9.47%) Confluence
4 14 (7.37%) Tomcat
5 13 (6.84%) WebSphere
6 9 (4.74%) SharePoint
6 9 (4.74%) IIS
7 5 (2.63%) Apache
8 4 (2.11%) Mule
9 3 (1.58%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.05%) Node.js
11 1 (0.53%) Zope
11 1 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.53%) Documentum
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.53%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.53%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.89%) GitHub
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) IaaS
3 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.47%) AMQP
2 11 (5.79%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (24.21%) MongoDB
2 40 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 20 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 18 (9.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 18 (9.47%) NoSQL
5 15 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (6.32%) RDBMS
7 8 (4.21%) DB2
8 7 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.16%) MySQL
9 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.05%) Jackrabbit
10 2 (1.05%) Ingres
11 1 (0.53%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (28.42%) Jenkins
2 45 (23.68%) Subversion
3 34 (17.89%) JIRA
3 34 (17.89%) Maven
4 26 (13.68%) Selenium
5 19 (10.00%) Hudson
6 16 (8.42%) GitLab
6 16 (8.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (7.89%) Eclipse
8 14 (7.37%) JUnit
9 13 (6.84%) JMeter
10 11 (5.79%) WebDriver
11 9 (4.74%) Ant
11 9 (4.74%) Visual Studio
12 8 (4.21%) Bugzilla
13 7 (3.68%) TestNG
13 7 (3.68%) TortoiseSVN
14 6 (3.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (3.16%) CA Gen
14 6 (3.16%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (5.26%) Back Office
2 3 (1.58%) Finance
3 2 (1.05%) Retail
3 2 (1.05%) Marketing
3 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.05%) Electronics
3 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.53%) Automotive
4 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (57.89%) Developer
2 71 (37.37%) Java Developer
3 31 (16.32%) Architect
4 25 (13.16%) Technical Architect
5 20 (10.53%) Analyst
6 10 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 9 (4.74%) Senior Developer
8 7 (3.68%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.16%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.16%) Java Team Leader
9 6 (3.16%) Build Engineer
9 6 (3.16%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.16%) Tester
9 6 (3.16%) Software Developer
9 6 (3.16%) Web Developer
10 5 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (2.63%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.63%) Development Team Leader
11 4 (2.11%) Java Software Developer
11 4 (2.11%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (41.58%) Spring
2 53 (27.89%) SOAP
2 53 (27.89%) Web Services
3 49 (25.79%) XML
4 38 (20.00%) REST
5 34 (17.89%) J2EE
6 32 (16.84%) Hibernate
7 29 (15.26%) JSON
8 27 (14.21%) .NET
8 27 (14.21%) XSLT
9 26 (13.68%) HTML
10 24 (12.63%) RabbitMQ
10 24 (12.63%) AngularJS
11 22 (11.58%) Spring MVC
12 21 (11.05%) CSS
13 20 (10.53%) JSF
14 19 (10.00%) Java SE
14 19 (10.00%) jQuery
14 19 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (8.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 76 (40.00%) Open Source
2 7 (3.68%) Clustering
3 5 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.05%) NHS
4 2 (1.05%) DTV
4 2 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.53%) User Experience
5 1 (0.53%) Replication
5 1 (0.53%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.53%) Windows
2 16 (8.42%) UNIX
3 14 (7.37%) Linux
4 9 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.05%) Fedora
5 2 (1.05%) Android
5 2 (1.05%) CentOS
5 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (34.21%) Scrum
3 60 (31.58%) TDD
4 43 (22.63%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (20.53%) SOA
6 30 (15.79%) MVC
7 27 (14.21%) Configuration Management
7 27 (14.21%) DevOps
8 26 (13.68%) OO
9 25 (13.16%) Pair Programming
10 21 (11.05%) BDD
11 18 (9.47%) RUP
11 18 (9.47%) DSDM
12 17 (8.95%) OOA/OOD
12 17 (8.95%) Release Management
12 17 (8.95%) Software Engineering
13 15 (7.89%) Mentoring
14 13 (6.84%) Workflow
14 13 (6.84%) Kanban
15 11 (5.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.89%) SQL
2 32 (16.84%) Scala
3 23 (12.11%) C#
4 22 (11.58%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.84%) PL/SQL
6 10 (5.26%) Python
7 9 (4.74%) Ruby
8 7 (3.68%) Perl
8 7 (3.68%) PHP
9 6 (3.16%) C
10 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.53%) Clojure
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.53%) VB
11 1 (0.53%) C++
11 1 (0.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 69 (36.32%) Security Cleared
2 63 (33.16%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.32%) ISEB
4 7 (3.68%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.58%) Sun Certification
6 2 (1.05%) Degree
6 2 (1.05%) CBAP
7 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.58%) vCloud
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (4.74%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.21%) Hyperic
3 2 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (12.11%) Oracle
2 22 (11.58%) Microsoft
3 18 (9.47%) IBM
4 17 (8.95%) Twitter
5 13 (6.84%) VMware
6 10 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.21%) BMC
8 6 (3.16%) CA
9 4 (2.11%) HP
10 3 (1.58%) Progress
11 2 (1.05%) SAP
11 2 (1.05%) ILOG
12 1 (0.53%) Guidewire
12 1 (0.53%) Splunk
12 1 (0.53%) Citrix
12 1 (0.53%) Adobe
12 1 (0.53%) BEA
12 1 (0.53%) Kofax
12 1 (0.53%) Thunderhead
12 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £175.00 - £225.00 per day
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