The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 30 30
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 2 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.61% 3.47% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 3.58% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 11
Median daily rate £400 £388 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +80.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.00 £39.30
% change year-on-year +27.77% -8.39%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 313 279 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 96.01% 96.88% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 192 251
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £471 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +8.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £19.63 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Cardiff

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Cardiff

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Cardiff

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (90.32%) Spring
3 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (67.74%) Microservices
5 20 (64.52%) Hibernate
6 13 (41.94%) SQL
7 12 (38.71%) JSON
8 11 (35.48%) Docker
8 11 (35.48%) Spring Boot
9 10 (32.26%) Front End Development
9 10 (32.26%) MongoDB
9 10 (32.26%) Kafka
9 10 (32.26%) Data Protection
9 10 (32.26%) RESTful
9 10 (32.26%) RUP
9 10 (32.26%) Scrum
10 9 (29.03%) Web Development
10 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
11 8 (25.81%) REST
11 8 (25.81%) Dropwizard
11 8 (25.81%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
11 8 (25.81%) HTML
12 7 (22.58%) Linux
12 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
12 7 (22.58%) iXBRL
13 6 (19.35%) JAX-RS
13 6 (19.35%) Neo4j
13 6 (19.35%) Go
13 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (3.23%) Liferay
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) BrowserStack
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) MongoDB
2 6 (19.35%) Neo4j
3 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Babel
3 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) gulp
3 1 (3.23%) Hudson
3 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.23%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.23%) JBehave
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Mocha
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.23%) webpack
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) Spring
2 20 (64.52%) Hibernate
3 12 (38.71%) JSON
4 11 (35.48%) Spring Boot
5 10 (32.26%) Kafka
5 10 (32.26%) RESTful
6 8 (25.81%) Dropwizard
6 8 (25.81%) HTML
6 8 (25.81%) REST
7 7 (22.58%) iXBRL
8 6 (19.35%) JAX-RS
9 3 (9.68%) J2EE
9 3 (9.68%) XML
10 2 (6.45%) CSS
11 1 (3.23%) Django
11 1 (3.23%) Grails
11 1 (3.23%) Java EE
11 1 (3.23%) Sass
11 1 (3.23%) SOAP
11 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
1 1 (3.23%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Mac OS X
2 6 (19.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) Microservices
3 10 (32.26%) Data Protection
3 10 (32.26%) Front End Development
3 10 (32.26%) RUP
3 10 (32.26%) Scrum
4 9 (29.03%) Web Development
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Deployment
5 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
6 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
7 6 (19.35%) Configuration Management
8 5 (16.13%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (16.13%) Web Design
9 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (6.45%) Mobile First
9 2 (6.45%) TDD
10 1 (3.23%) API Design
10 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) Go
4 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Groovy
5 1 (3.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle