Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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.

Java
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 11 9
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 35 56 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.80% 10.13% 16.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.98% 27.86% 33.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 114
Cardiff median daily rate £396 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.94% +10.73% +3.21%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £212
90th Percentile £450 £575 £475
South Wales median daily rate £418 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -12.11% +26.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £58.50

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 219 201 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 36.32% 36.35% 47.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 148 339
Cardiff median daily rate £360 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £219
90th Percentile £463 £550 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.13% +185.71% -42.27%
10th Percentile £14.75 £25.20 £10.30
90th Percentile £30.83 £40.00 £22.80
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.72
% change year-on-year -65.45% +193.88% +16.97%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Unix
2 13 (37.14%) Spring
2 13 (37.14%) Relational Database
3 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
3 11 (31.43%) HTML
3 11 (31.43%) Mac OS X
4 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 10 (28.57%) Perl
4 10 (28.57%) HTTP
4 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) Go
4 10 (28.57%) Microservices
5 9 (25.71%) Spring Boot
5 9 (25.71%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) XML
6 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 8 (22.86%) Kafka
6 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
7 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 7 (20.00%) TDD
7 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (20.00%) CSS
7 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (17.14%) Oracle
8 6 (17.14%) JSON
9 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.29%) jQuery
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design

Java
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 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.71%) CMS
2 2 (5.71%) JCAPS
2 2 (5.71%) WordPress
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) SAS
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.71%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) npm
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) SMS
3 1 (2.86%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) Relational Database
2 11 (31.43%) MongoDB
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.57%) Neo4j
4 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.86%) Big Data
6 1 (2.86%) HBase
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Cucumber
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Eclipse
3 3 (8.57%) Gradle
3 3 (8.57%) Grunt
3 3 (8.57%) gulp
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) JProfiler
3 3 (8.57%) JUnit
3 3 (8.57%) SonarQube
3 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.71%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.86%) Ant
5 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Advertising
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 3 (8.57%) Android Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) UI Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.86%) Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (2.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Spring
2 11 (31.43%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) Spring Boot
4 8 (22.86%) Kafka
4 8 (22.86%) XML
5 7 (20.00%) CSS
5 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (17.14%) JSON
7 5 (14.29%) jQuery
8 4 (11.43%) Ajax
8 4 (11.43%) Node.js
8 4 (11.43%) REST
8 4 (11.43%) XSLT
9 3 (8.57%) .NET
9 3 (8.57%) CSS3
9 3 (8.57%) Dropwizard
9 3 (8.57%) HTML5
9 3 (8.57%) JAX-RS
9 3 (8.57%) SOAP
9 3 (8.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.86%) Fintech
2 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Unix
3 11 (31.43%) Mac OS X
4 3 (8.57%) Android
4 3 (8.57%) Windows
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 10 (28.57%) Microservices
2 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
3 7 (20.00%) TDD
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Web Development
6 3 (8.57%) Android Development
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.57%) Defect Management
6 3 (8.57%) OO
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (8.57%) RAD
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) Go
1 10 (28.57%) Perl
2 9 (25.71%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) C++
5 2 (5.71%) PHP
5 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.86%) Kotlin
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) Scala
6 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (5.71%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Perforce
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Fiorano
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) BT
4 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) InterSystems