The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 6 8 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19  
Contract jobs citing Java 45 69 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 13.31% 16.55% 3.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.25% 32.55% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £400 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 144 212 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 42.60% 50.84% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 149 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £432 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.81 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -39.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Cardiff

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Cardiff

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Cardiff over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Cardiff

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Cardiff

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Java.

1 60 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (55.95%) Spring
3 38 (45.24%) Microservices
4 31 (36.90%) Hibernate
4 31 (36.90%) Linux
5 26 (30.95%) MongoDB
6 25 (29.76%) Scrum
6 25 (29.76%) JSON
7 24 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 24 (28.57%) RESTful
8 22 (26.19%) Kafka
9 21 (25.00%) Spring Boot
9 21 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 20 (23.81%) HTTP
10 20 (23.81%) REST
10 20 (23.81%) Dropwizard
10 20 (23.81%) Continuous Deployment
11 18 (21.43%) Configuration Management
12 17 (20.24%) HTML
12 17 (20.24%) SQL
12 17 (20.24%) Go
12 17 (20.24%) Relational Database
13 16 (19.05%) iXBRL
14 15 (17.86%) Finance
15 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 14 (16.67%) JAX-RS
15 14 (16.67%) Neo4j
16 13 (15.48%) Responsive Web Design
16 13 (15.48%) DevOps
16 13 (15.48%) Web Design

Java
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 4 (4.76%) JBoss
1 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.57%) Apache
2 3 (3.57%) IIS
2 3 (3.57%) Jetty
2 3 (3.57%) Mongrel
2 3 (3.57%) nginx
2 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.19%) CMS
4 1 (1.19%) Confluence
4 1 (1.19%) Liferay
4 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.57%) Google App Engine
3 3 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.19%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.19%) PaaS
5 1 (1.19%) Route 53
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) HTTP
2 4 (4.76%) SSL
2 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.57%) DHCP
3 3 (3.57%) DNS
3 3 (3.57%) DSL
3 3 (3.57%) FTP
3 3 (3.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.95%) MongoDB
2 17 (20.24%) Relational Database
3 14 (16.67%) Neo4j
4 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.95%) Big Data
6 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.38%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.19%) Presto
8 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 12 (14.29%) Selenium
3 9 (10.71%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.33%) JMeter
4 7 (8.33%) LoadRunner
5 5 (5.95%) Rational Performance Tester
5 5 (5.95%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.57%) JIRA
6 3 (3.57%) JUnit
6 3 (3.57%) The Grinder
6 3 (3.57%) Travis CI
7 2 (2.38%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.38%) JBehave
7 2 (2.38%) Maven
7 2 (2.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.38%) WinRunner
8 1 (1.19%) Hudson
8 1 (1.19%) Mocha
8 1 (1.19%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Banking
2 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.19%) Games
3 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (69.05%) Developer
2 52 (61.90%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Java Web Developer
3 9 (10.71%) Web Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (7.14%) Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 6 (7.14%) Tester
6 5 (5.95%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Performance Tester
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Performance Tester
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Tester
8 3 (3.57%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Java Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (55.95%) Spring
2 31 (36.90%) Hibernate
3 25 (29.76%) JSON
4 24 (28.57%) RESTful
5 22 (26.19%) Kafka
6 21 (25.00%) Spring Boot
7 20 (23.81%) Dropwizard
7 20 (23.81%) REST
8 17 (20.24%) HTML
9 16 (19.05%) iXBRL
10 14 (16.67%) JAX-RS
11 13 (15.48%) J2EE
12 10 (11.90%) XML
13 6 (7.14%) CSS
14 5 (5.95%) Java EE
14 5 (5.95%) SOAP
14 5 (5.95%) Web Services
15 3 (3.57%) .NET
15 3 (3.57%) Node.js
15 3 (3.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.38%) Fintech
2 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.19%) iPad
2 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.19%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (36.90%) Linux
2 13 (15.48%) Mac OS X
2 13 (15.48%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) CentOS
3 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (45.24%) Microservices
3 25 (29.76%) Scrum
4 21 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 20 (23.81%) Continuous Deployment
6 18 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 13 (15.48%) DevOps
7 13 (15.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (15.48%) Web Design
8 12 (14.29%) RUP
8 12 (14.29%) TDD
9 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (11.90%) Data Protection
9 10 (11.90%) Front End Development
9 10 (11.90%) Web Development
10 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 6 (7.14%) Open Source
11 6 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.24%) Go
1 17 (20.24%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.95%) Groovy
4 4 (4.76%) Scala
5 3 (3.57%) Perl
6 2 (2.38%) C
6 2 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) ABAP
7 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (7.14%) ISEB
4 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Docker
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Ansible
2 6 (7.14%) Terraform
3 5 (5.95%) Puppet
3 5 (5.95%) Rundeck
4 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.76%) Marathon
4 4 (4.76%) Mesos
5 1 (1.19%) Consul
5 1 (1.19%) Fluentd
5 1 (1.19%) Grafana
5 1 (1.19%) Kibana
5 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.19%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle
2 8 (9.52%) HP
3 3 (3.57%) Google
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.57%) Siebel
3 3 (3.57%) VMware
4 2 (2.38%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe
5 1 (1.19%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.19%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.19%) PagerDuty
5 1 (1.19%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £235 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £361 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago