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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 32 7
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -25
Contract jobs citing Java 139 20 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.64% 3.80% 13.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 47.12% 12.99% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 17 43
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £373 £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 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
295 154 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.44% 29.28% 35.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 111 124
Average daily rate £350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £27.63 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.93% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £23.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +24 101 £350 +27.27% 22
West Wales +6 24 £438 +38.88%
North Wales - - - -
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Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (43.08%) Web Services
1 112 (43.08%) TDD
2 99 (38.08%) BDD
3 91 (35.00%) Spring
4 80 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (28.08%) Scala
6 71 (27.31%) SQL
7 68 (26.15%) Security Cleared
8 65 (25.00%) Scrum
9 60 (23.08%) Selenium
9 60 (23.08%) J2EE
10 59 (22.69%) OO
11 56 (21.54%) SC Cleared
11 56 (21.54%) Hibernate
12 54 (20.77%) XML
13 51 (19.62%) JUnit
13 51 (19.62%) Maven
14 49 (18.85%) Play Framework
15 47 (18.08%) Akka
16 45 (17.31%) Ant
17 44 (16.92%) HTML
18 43 (16.54%) JavaScript
19 42 (16.15%) Finance
19 42 (16.15%) Subversion
20 41 (15.77%) Web Development
21 37 (14.23%) Process Management
21 37 (14.23%) .NET
22 35 (13.46%) WebDriver
23 34 (13.08%) SVG
23 34 (13.08%) MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (8.46%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.31%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.92%) FileNet
4 13 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 12 (4.62%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (3.08%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.54%) Apache
8 3 (1.15%) Confluence
9 2 (0.77%) Liferay
9 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.38%) Documentum
10 1 (0.38%) nginx
10 1 (0.38%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (13.08%) Cloud Computing
1 34 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.54%) HTTP
2 3 (1.15%) Internet
2 3 (1.15%) SSL
3 1 (0.38%) IPv6
3 1 (0.38%) OSPF
3 1 (0.38%) BGP
3 1 (0.38%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) IPsec
3 1 (0.38%) Network Security
3 1 (0.38%) VPN
3 1 (0.38%) LDAP
3 1 (0.38%) LAN
3 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.08%) CouchDB
2 28 (10.77%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 14 (5.38%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.69%) MySQL
6 7 (2.69%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.31%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.15%) Pentaho
10 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.38%) Big Data
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 60 (23.08%) Selenium
2 51 (19.62%) Maven
2 51 (19.62%) JUnit
3 45 (17.31%) Ant
4 42 (16.15%) Subversion
5 35 (13.46%) WebDriver
6 27 (10.38%) JIRA
7 26 (10.00%) Jenkins
8 21 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 21 (8.08%) JMeter
9 20 (7.69%) Bugzilla
9 20 (7.69%) TestNG
9 20 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
10 17 (6.54%) TortoiseSVN
11 11 (4.23%) Eclipse
12 9 (3.46%) JBehave
13 8 (3.08%) Cucumber
14 7 (2.69%) Git (software)
15 6 (2.31%) Hudson
16 5 (1.92%) Mercurial
General
1 42 (16.15%) Finance
2 12 (4.62%) Banking
3 7 (2.69%) Legal
4 2 (0.77%) Games
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 167 (64.23%) Developer
2 107 (41.15%) Java Developer
3 36 (13.85%) Scala Developer
4 35 (13.46%) Architect
5 21 (8.08%) Java Architect
6 19 (7.31%) Tester
7 17 (6.54%) Analyst
8 12 (4.62%) Technical Architect
8 12 (4.62%) .NET Developer
9 11 (4.23%) Test Analyst
9 11 (4.23%) Perl Developer
10 9 (3.46%) Team Leader
10 9 (3.46%) Junior Developer
10 9 (3.46%) Junior Java Developer
10 9 (3.46%) Junior .NET Developer
10 9 (3.46%) Junior
11 8 (3.08%) Java Team Leader
11 8 (3.08%) Development Team Leader
12 7 (2.69%) PHP Developer
12 7 (2.69%) PHP Zend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (43.08%) Web Services
2 91 (35.00%) Spring
3 60 (23.08%) J2EE
4 56 (21.54%) Hibernate
5 54 (20.77%) XML
6 49 (18.85%) Play Framework
7 47 (18.08%) Akka
8 44 (16.92%) HTML
9 37 (14.23%) .NET
10 34 (13.08%) SVG
10 34 (13.08%) Batik
11 33 (12.69%) SOAP
11 33 (12.69%) Struts
12 27 (10.38%) XSLT
13 26 (10.00%) JPA
14 25 (9.62%) REST
15 24 (9.23%) CSS
16 22 (8.46%) .NET Framework
17 21 (8.08%) Java SE
18 20 (7.69%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.92%) Open Source
2 17 (6.54%) Client/Server
3 9 (3.46%) Mathematics
3 9 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.31%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (1.92%) iSeries
6 4 (1.54%) AS400
7 3 (1.15%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.77%) GIS
9 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.54%) UNIX
2 14 (5.38%) Linux
3 9 (3.46%) Windows
4 3 (1.15%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.77%) Solaris
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.38%) Debian
6 1 (0.38%) CentOS
6 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (43.08%) TDD
2 99 (38.08%) BDD
3 80 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (25.00%) Scrum
5 59 (22.69%) OO
6 41 (15.77%) Web Development
7 37 (14.23%) Process Management
8 34 (13.08%) MVC
9 29 (11.15%) UML
10 27 (10.38%) Automation Testing
11 23 (8.85%) Load Testing
11 23 (8.85%) Test Scripting
11 23 (8.85%) Kanban
12 22 (8.46%) Software Engineering
13 21 (8.08%) Test Management
14 20 (7.69%) SOA
15 18 (6.92%) Software Testing
16 17 (6.54%) Automated Testing
17 16 (6.15%) Configuration Management
18 15 (5.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (28.08%) Scala
2 71 (27.31%) SQL
3 43 (16.54%) JavaScript
4 33 (12.69%) C#
5 12 (4.62%) Perl
6 11 (4.23%) PHP
7 8 (3.08%) Groovy
8 7 (2.69%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.31%) XPath
10 4 (1.54%) Ruby
11 3 (1.15%) XQuery
11 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.77%) C++
13 1 (0.38%) Python
13 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 68 (26.15%) Security Cleared
2 56 (21.54%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.46%) ISTQB
4 20 (7.69%) ISEB
5 11 (4.23%) Degree
6 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.15%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Samba
1 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.38%) Postfix
1 1 (0.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (8.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) Puppet
2 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (10.77%) IBM
2 25 (9.62%) Oracle
3 10 (3.85%) JBoss
3 10 (3.85%) Zend
4 6 (2.31%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.92%) Guidewire
6 4 (1.54%) Thunderhead
6 4 (1.54%) Informatica
7 3 (1.15%) HP
7 3 (1.15%) Talend
8 2 (0.77%) Twitter
8 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.38%) Citrix
9 1 (0.38%) VMware
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