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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 201 112 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.88% 16.28% 15.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 29.32% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 88 57
Median daily rate £475 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £314 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
402 382 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 49.75% 55.52% 50.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 300 234
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% +22.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +1 115 £475 +22.58% 13
West Wales +9 57 £475 +11.76% 4
North Wales - 5 £400 - 5
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 202 (71.63%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (32.27%) Scrum
3 82 (29.08%) TDD
3 82 (29.08%) Jenkins
4 80 (28.37%) Security Cleared
5 78 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
5 78 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
6 77 (27.30%) JSON
6 77 (27.30%) Relational Database
7 72 (25.53%) REST
8 69 (24.47%) Open Source
9 61 (21.63%) Web Services
10 60 (21.28%) Linux
11 59 (20.92%) Ansible
12 57 (20.21%) SQL
12 57 (20.21%) SC Cleared
13 55 (19.50%) JavaScript
14 54 (19.15%) BDD
15 51 (18.09%) Configuration Management
16 50 (17.73%) Spring
17 49 (17.38%) RESTful
17 49 (17.38%) HTML
18 48 (17.02%) Software Engineering
19 46 (16.31%) Domain-Driven Design
20 42 (14.89%) DevOps
21 41 (14.54%) OWASP
22 40 (14.18%) Selenium
22 40 (14.18%) CSS
23 38 (13.48%) Unix
23 38 (13.48%) Finance

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 22 (7.80%) WebLogic
2 11 (3.90%) Apache
3 8 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (2.13%) JBoss
5 5 (1.77%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.77%) Liferay
6 4 (1.42%) Confluence
6 4 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.71%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.35%) Mule
8 1 (0.35%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.35%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 20 (7.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 78 (27.66%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (6.03%) PaaS
3 10 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (12.77%) HTTP
2 4 (1.42%) Network Security
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (27.30%) Relational Database
2 28 (9.93%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.96%) Big Data
4 12 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.55%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.19%) Neo4j
7 8 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.77%) Event Store
9 5 (1.77%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.77%) HBase
10 3 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.71%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.71%) MySQL
11 2 (0.71%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
12 1 (0.35%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.35%) QlikView
12 1 (0.35%) Redis
12 1 (0.35%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 82 (29.08%) Jenkins
2 40 (14.18%) Selenium
3 38 (13.48%) Cucumber
4 35 (12.41%) JUnit
5 26 (9.22%) Maven
6 24 (8.51%) Git (software)
7 23 (8.16%) JBehave
8 13 (4.61%) Subversion
9 12 (4.26%) JMeter
10 8 (2.84%) LoadRunner
11 7 (2.48%) Mercurial
12 6 (2.13%) Bazaar
12 6 (2.13%) JIRA
12 6 (2.13%) SoapUI
13 5 (1.77%) Rational Performance Tester
14 3 (1.06%) HP UFT
14 3 (1.06%) The Grinder
15 2 (0.71%) Eclipse
15 2 (0.71%) jMock
15 2 (0.71%) WinRunner
General
1 38 (13.48%) Finance
2 23 (8.16%) Marketing
3 22 (7.80%) Telecoms
4 20 (7.09%) Electronics
4 20 (7.09%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.35%) Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 205 (72.70%) Developer
2 153 (54.26%) Java Developer
3 25 (8.87%) Agile Developer
4 24 (8.51%) Agile Java Developer
5 23 (8.16%) Cloud Developer
5 23 (8.16%) Senior Developer
6 22 (7.80%) Java Engineer
6 22 (7.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 21 (7.45%) Applications Developer
8 15 (5.32%) AWS Developer
8 15 (5.32%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 14 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (4.96%) Software Engineer
10 12 (4.26%) Analyst
11 10 (3.55%) Consultant
11 10 (3.55%) Test Analyst
12 9 (3.19%) Java Applications Developer
12 9 (3.19%) Operations Engineer
13 7 (2.48%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 7 (2.48%) Elasticsearch Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (27.30%) JSON
2 72 (25.53%) REST
3 61 (21.63%) Web Services
4 50 (17.73%) Spring
5 49 (17.38%) HTML
5 49 (17.38%) RESTful
6 40 (14.18%) CSS
7 34 (12.06%) XML
8 32 (11.35%) Dropwizard
9 23 (8.16%) Kafka
10 15 (5.32%) Hibernate
10 15 (5.32%) J2EE
11 14 (4.96%) Spring Boot
12 12 (4.26%) SOAP
13 11 (3.90%) HTML5
14 10 (3.55%) AngularJS
14 10 (3.55%) iXBRL
15 9 (3.19%) JAX-RS
16 8 (2.84%) CSS3
16 8 (2.84%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.90%) Algorithms
3 4 (1.42%) Cryptography
3 4 (1.42%) Telematics
4 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.35%) Blog
6 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.35%) Fintech
6 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.35%) iPad
6 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.35%) Physics
6 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (21.28%) Linux
2 38 (13.48%) Unix
3 23 (8.16%) Windows
4 8 (2.84%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.06%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.71%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (71.63%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (32.27%) Scrum
3 82 (29.08%) TDD
4 78 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (24.47%) Open Source
6 54 (19.15%) BDD
7 51 (18.09%) Configuration Management
8 48 (17.02%) Software Engineering
9 46 (16.31%) Domain-Driven Design
10 42 (14.89%) DevOps
11 41 (14.54%) OWASP
12 38 (13.48%) Kanban
13 36 (12.77%) Microservices
13 36 (12.77%) Secure Coding
14 34 (12.06%) Web Development
15 31 (10.99%) Software Delivery
16 26 (9.22%) Automated Testing
17 24 (8.51%) Mentoring
18 22 (7.80%) Continuous Improvement
19 21 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 57 (20.21%) SQL
2 55 (19.50%) JavaScript
3 34 (12.06%) Python
4 26 (9.22%) Scala
5 20 (7.09%) Go
6 11 (3.90%) Ruby
7 9 (3.19%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.42%) Groovy
9 3 (1.06%) ABAP
10 2 (0.71%) C
10 2 (0.71%) R
10 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.35%) C#
11 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (28.37%) Security Cleared
2 57 (20.21%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.90%) CEH
3 11 (3.90%) CISSP
3 11 (3.90%) CREST Certified
4 10 (3.55%) ISEB
5 9 (3.19%) Degree
6 4 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.42%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.87%) QA
2 7 (2.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (7.09%) Docker
2 2 (0.71%) HDFS
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.35%) vCloud
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 59 (20.92%) Ansible
2 4 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.42%) Puppet
3 3 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) Consul
4 1 (0.35%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.35%) Nagios
4 1 (0.35%) Oozie
4 1 (0.35%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (8.16%) SAP
2 22 (7.80%) Oracle
3 8 (2.84%) Cloudera
4 7 (2.48%) HP
5 4 (1.42%) Splunk
6 3 (1.06%) Siebel
7 1 (0.35%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.35%) Cognos
7 1 (0.35%) Google
7 1 (0.35%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.35%) OpenText
7 1 (0.35%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.35%) Perforce
7 1 (0.35%) Tableau
7 1 (0.35%) VMware
7 1 (0.35%) Xamarin
Swansea, West Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: £320 - 400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wales
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: 6 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago