The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cardiff during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 13 44 36
Rank change year-on-year +31 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 29 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.55% 4.02% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.95% 4.08% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 9 1
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

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 324 417 260
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 95.58% 98.58% 98.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 295 200
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 12
Median hourly rate £13.70 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Cardiff over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Cardiff

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Cardiff

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 53 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (79.25%) Spring
3 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (58.49%) Microservices
5 30 (56.60%) Hibernate
6 23 (43.40%) RESTful
7 22 (41.51%) JSON
7 22 (41.51%) MongoDB
8 21 (39.62%) Scrum
9 20 (37.74%) Kafka
9 20 (37.74%) Spring Boot
10 19 (35.85%) Cucumber
11 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
12 17 (32.08%) HTML
12 17 (32.08%) REST
12 17 (32.08%) Dropwizard
12 17 (32.08%) Continuous Deployment
13 16 (30.19%) Relational Database
13 16 (30.19%) iXBRL
14 15 (28.30%) Go
15 14 (26.42%) JAX-RS
15 14 (26.42%) Neo4j
15 14 (26.42%) Linux
15 14 (26.42%) SQL
15 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
15 14 (26.42%) HTTP
16 13 (24.53%) Mac OS X
16 13 (24.53%) Unix
16 13 (24.53%) Web Design
16 13 (24.53%) Responsive Web Design

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.89%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (26.42%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (41.51%) MongoDB
2 16 (30.19%) Relational Database
3 14 (26.42%) Neo4j
4 5 (9.43%) Big Data
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.77%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.77%) JBehave
3 2 (3.77%) JUnit
3 2 (3.77%) Maven
3 2 (3.77%) Selenium
4 1 (1.89%) Ant
4 1 (1.89%) Babel
4 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) gulp
4 1 (1.89%) Hudson
4 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.89%) Mocha
4 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.89%) webpack
General
1 9 (16.98%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (79.25%) Spring
2 30 (56.60%) Hibernate
3 23 (43.40%) RESTful
4 22 (41.51%) JSON
5 20 (37.74%) Kafka
5 20 (37.74%) Spring Boot
6 17 (32.08%) Dropwizard
6 17 (32.08%) HTML
6 17 (32.08%) REST
7 16 (30.19%) iXBRL
8 14 (26.42%) JAX-RS
9 8 (15.09%) XML
10 6 (11.32%) CSS
10 6 (11.32%) J2EE
11 5 (9.43%) Web Services
12 2 (3.77%) Grails
13 1 (1.89%) Django
13 1 (1.89%) JPA
13 1 (1.89%) JSF
13 1 (1.89%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.89%) Fintech
1 1 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 13 (24.53%) Mac OS X
2 13 (24.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (58.49%) Microservices
3 21 (39.62%) Scrum
4 18 (33.96%) Software Engineering
5 17 (32.08%) Continuous Deployment
6 14 (26.42%) Configuration Management
7 13 (24.53%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (24.53%) Web Design
8 10 (18.87%) Data Protection
8 10 (18.87%) Front End Development
8 10 (18.87%) RUP
9 9 (16.98%) Web Development
10 8 (15.09%) TDD
11 3 (5.66%) BDD
11 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.66%) Open Source
12 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.77%) DevOps
12 2 (3.77%) High Availability
12 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 53 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (28.30%) Go
3 14 (26.42%) SQL
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.55%) Scala
6 2 (3.77%) Groovy
7 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (22.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle