The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 27 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 35 27
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 10 17 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.87% 3.57% 7.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 3.67% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 33
Median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £285 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £455 £462
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 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 512 463 562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 95.88% 97.27% 97.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 308 424
Median daily rate £356 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.78% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 26 22
Median hourly rate £15.86 £13.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.48% -1.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.88 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.05 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in South Wales

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in South Wales

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in South Wales over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in South Wales

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in South Wales

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
Newport +4 6 £469 -
Cardiff -9 2 £400 +3.22%
Java Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Wales region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (69.57%) Spring
4 24 (52.17%) Microservices
5 21 (45.65%) Hibernate
6 15 (32.61%) SQL
7 13 (28.26%) Scrum
7 13 (28.26%) Spring Boot
8 12 (26.09%) RESTful
8 12 (26.09%) JSON
9 11 (23.91%) Docker
10 10 (21.74%) Front End Development
10 10 (21.74%) MongoDB
10 10 (21.74%) Kafka
10 10 (21.74%) Data Protection
10 10 (21.74%) Web Development
10 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 10 (21.74%) RUP
11 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
11 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
12 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
12 8 (17.39%) REST
12 8 (17.39%) Dropwizard
12 8 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
12 8 (17.39%) TDD
12 8 (17.39%) HTML
12 8 (17.39%) Unix
13 7 (15.22%) Linux
13 7 (15.22%) Finance

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 2 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) Liferay
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) BrowserStack
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) MongoDB
2 8 (17.39%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) Neo4j
4 3 (6.52%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Cucumber
2 4 (8.70%) Maven
3 3 (6.52%) JUnit
4 2 (4.35%) Ant
4 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) Babel
5 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) gulp
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.17%) JBehave
5 1 (2.17%) Mocha
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) Toad
5 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.17%) webpack
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (69.57%) Spring
2 21 (45.65%) Hibernate
3 13 (28.26%) Spring Boot
4 12 (26.09%) JSON
4 12 (26.09%) RESTful
5 10 (21.74%) Kafka
6 8 (17.39%) Dropwizard
6 8 (17.39%) HTML
6 8 (17.39%) REST
7 7 (15.22%) iXBRL
8 6 (13.04%) JAX-RS
9 4 (8.70%) J2EE
9 4 (8.70%) XML
10 2 (4.35%) CSS
10 2 (4.35%) PrimeFaces
10 2 (4.35%) SOAP
10 2 (4.35%) Spring MVC
10 2 (4.35%) Web Services
11 1 (2.17%) Handlebars
11 1 (2.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
1 1 (2.17%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Unix
2 7 (15.22%) Linux
3 6 (13.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Microservices
3 13 (28.26%) Scrum
4 10 (21.74%) Data Protection
4 10 (21.74%) Front End Development
4 10 (21.74%) RUP
4 10 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 10 (21.74%) Web Development
5 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
6 8 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
6 8 (17.39%) TDD
7 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.87%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (10.87%) Web Design
9 4 (8.70%) OO
10 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.52%) Low Latency
11 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 2 (4.35%) Mobile First
11 2 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (32.61%) SQL
3 6 (13.04%) Go
4 5 (10.87%) Python
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) Scala
6 1 (2.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle