Period
to 24 November 2020

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

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
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 39 57 45
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 5 17 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Wales 1.25% 1.74% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.86% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 45
Median daily rate £288 £414 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.51% -8.06% +10.77%
10th Percentile £213 £313 £363
90th Percentile £419 £562 £584
Wales median daily rate £425 £415 £450
% change year-on-year +2.41% -7.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
South Wales
Contract vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 373 915 1,367
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.25% 93.75% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 637 973
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £140 £225 £285
90th Percentile £538 £574 £588
Wales median daily rate £420 £425 £415
% change year-on-year -1.18% +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 72 60
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.39% +24.63% -9.09%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.23 £10.24
90th Percentile £32.04 £42.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.85 £13.00
% change year-on-year -15.11% +44.98% -14.70%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in South Wales

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in South Wales.

Daily rate trend for Java Developer in South Wales

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java Developer in South Wales

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in South Wales.

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 6 months to 24 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +22 3 £225 -45.45% 2
Newport +9 2 £425 -19.43% 1
Java Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (40.00%) Java 8
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) OOP
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (20.00%) Toad
4 1 (20.00%) Ant
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Struts
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) MySQL
4 1 (20.00%) Fintech
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Fintech
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle