The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 16 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 44 90 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.75% 10.30% 18.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.82% 23.26% 47.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 77 99
Median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.38 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-11.46% +13.74%
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
222 387 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.08% 44.28% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 259 193
Median daily rate £400 £330 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £27.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -36.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £41.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 39 £400 +20.30% 7
North Wales - 5 £113 - 3
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Java.

1 118 (70.24%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 75 (44.64%) Selenium
4 73 (43.45%) TDD
5 66 (39.29%) jQuery
6 63 (37.50%) Perl
7 61 (36.31%) Security Cleared
8 58 (34.52%) Unix
9 57 (33.93%) Cucumber
10 53 (31.55%) CSS
11 52 (30.95%) OO
12 51 (30.36%) Software Engineering
13 49 (29.17%) SQL
14 44 (26.19%) SC Cleared
15 41 (24.40%) XML
16 39 (23.21%) HTML
17 38 (22.62%) .NET
17 38 (22.62%) Web Development
18 33 (19.64%) Legal
19 30 (17.86%) Scrum
20 28 (16.67%) Spring
21 26 (15.48%) Finance
22 25 (14.88%) Visual Studio
23 22 (13.10%) SOAP
24 21 (12.50%) SQL Server
24 21 (12.50%) Linux
24 21 (12.50%) JMeter
25 20 (11.90%) Maven
25 20 (11.90%) JIRA
26 18 (10.71%) Continuous Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.74%) Apache
2 12 (7.14%) JBoss
2 12 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 12 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 10 (5.95%) Confluence
3 10 (5.95%) FileNet
3 10 (5.95%) IIS
3 10 (5.95%) LiveCycle
4 7 (4.17%) GeoServer
5 5 (2.98%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (2.98%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.38%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.79%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.79%) Jetty
7 3 (1.79%) nginx
8 2 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.17%) Gliffy
3 3 (1.79%) MS Office
4 2 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (2.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (2.98%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (2.98%) Amazon S3
2 5 (2.98%) Google App Engine
2 5 (2.98%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (2.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.79%) Route 53
4 2 (1.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.95%) HTTP
2 7 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.98%) DHCP
3 5 (2.98%) DNS
3 5 (2.98%) Firewall
3 5 (2.98%) FTP
3 5 (2.98%) Network Security
3 5 (2.98%) SSL
4 4 (2.38%) Wireless
4 4 (2.38%) Wireless Security
5 3 (1.79%) IPsec
6 2 (1.19%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.19%) SSH
6 2 (1.19%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.60%) Skype
7 1 (0.60%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.55%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.95%) NoSQL
4 10 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.36%) Redis
6 7 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (2.98%) MySQL
8 4 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.38%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.79%) Big Data
10 2 (1.19%) HBase
11 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (44.64%) Selenium
2 57 (33.93%) Cucumber
3 25 (14.88%) Visual Studio
4 21 (12.50%) JMeter
5 20 (11.90%) JIRA
5 20 (11.90%) Maven
6 16 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 16 (9.52%) JUnit
6 16 (9.52%) Subversion
7 15 (8.93%) Eclipse
7 15 (8.93%) Git (software)
8 14 (8.33%) Ant
8 14 (8.33%) WebDriver
9 13 (7.74%) SpecFlow
10 11 (6.55%) DbUnit
10 11 (6.55%) Spock
11 10 (5.95%) Hudson
12 6 (3.57%) Concordion
12 6 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (2.38%) Burp Suite
General
1 33 (19.64%) Legal
2 26 (15.48%) Finance
3 3 (1.79%) Publishing
4 2 (1.19%) Banking
4 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Billing
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (57.74%) Developer
2 38 (22.62%) Java Developer
3 30 (17.86%) Web Developer
4 20 (11.90%) Analyst
4 20 (11.90%) Perl Developer
5 15 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
6 13 (7.74%) Website Developer
7 12 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 12 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 12 (7.14%) Tester
8 10 (5.95%) Applications Support
9 9 (5.36%) Agile Developer
9 9 (5.36%) Change Manager
9 9 (5.36%) Unix Developer
10 8 (4.76%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
12 6 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (3.57%) Perl Web Developer
12 6 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (39.29%) jQuery
2 53 (31.55%) CSS
3 41 (24.40%) XML
4 39 (23.21%) HTML
5 38 (22.62%) .NET
6 28 (16.67%) Spring
7 22 (13.10%) SOAP
8 17 (10.12%) J2EE
9 16 (9.52%) Hibernate
9 16 (9.52%) JSF
9 16 (9.52%) REST
10 14 (8.33%) Java EE
10 14 (8.33%) Kafka
11 12 (7.14%) Ajax
11 12 (7.14%) XHTML
12 11 (6.55%) JSTS
12 11 (6.55%) RESTful
13 10 (5.95%) JPA
13 10 (5.95%) Middleware
13 10 (5.95%) Mojolicious
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.17%) Mobile App
1 7 (4.17%) Replication
2 6 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.98%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.79%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.19%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.19%) PKI
6 1 (0.60%) CESG
6 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.52%) Unix
2 21 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.79%) Windows
4 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (70.24%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (43.45%) TDD
3 52 (30.95%) OO
4 51 (30.36%) Software Engineering
5 38 (22.62%) Web Development
6 30 (17.86%) Scrum
7 18 (10.71%) BDD
7 18 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.93%) Configuration Management
9 13 (7.74%) Document Management
9 13 (7.74%) Non-Functional Testing
9 13 (7.74%) Test Scripting
10 12 (7.14%) Open Source
11 11 (6.55%) Project Planning
11 11 (6.55%) Test Automation
12 10 (5.95%) DevOps
12 10 (5.95%) Use Case
12 10 (5.95%) Workflow
13 9 (5.36%) Kanban
13 9 (5.36%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (45.24%) JavaScript
2 63 (37.50%) Perl
3 49 (29.17%) SQL
4 17 (10.12%) Python
5 15 (8.93%) Scala
6 11 (6.55%) Go
7 10 (5.95%) PHP
7 10 (5.95%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.17%) C
9 6 (3.57%) ANSI SQL
9 6 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.98%) Ruby
11 4 (2.38%) C++
11 4 (2.38%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.79%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.79%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.60%) C#
13 1 (0.60%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (36.31%) Security Cleared
2 44 (26.19%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.74%) ISEB
4 12 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 8 (4.76%) DV Cleared
6 7 (4.17%) CEH
6 7 (4.17%) CISSP
6 7 (4.17%) CREST Certified
7 5 (2.98%) BC Cleared
8 4 (2.38%) CISA
8 4 (2.38%) Degree
8 4 (2.38%) ISTQB
8 4 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.38%) OSCP
9 3 (1.79%) CHECK Team Leader
10 1 (0.60%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (5.36%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 5 (2.98%) Xen
3 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.95%) Ansible
2 8 (4.76%) Puppet
3 5 (2.98%) Fluentd
3 5 (2.98%) Terraform
4 3 (1.79%) Marathon
4 3 (1.79%) Mesos
4 3 (1.79%) Piwik
5 2 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.19%) yum
6 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (10.71%) Oracle
2 10 (5.95%) Adobe
2 10 (5.95%) ILOG
2 10 (5.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.95%) Splunk
3 8 (4.76%) IBM
4 7 (4.17%) Kofax
4 7 (4.17%) VMware
5 5 (2.98%) Atlassian
5 5 (2.98%) Google
6 4 (2.38%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.19%) Cisco
7 2 (1.19%) HP
7 2 (1.19%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.19%) SAP
7 2 (1.19%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.60%) Citrix
8 1 (0.60%) Lotus
8 1 (0.60%) Perforce
8 1 (0.60%) Sitecore