Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 22 November 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 Software Engineer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 84 104
Rank change year-on-year +14 +20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.53% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
South Wales median daily rate £488 £500 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +55.04% -
10th Percentile £381 £335 £311
90th Percentile £538 £525 £407
Wales median daily rate £450 £500 £323
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 919 1107 1242
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.79% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 759 938
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £167 £199 £213
90th Percentile £525 £538 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 69 53
South Wales median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -1.59% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.41 £9.55
90th Percentile £47.15 £71.50 £29.20
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +12.89% -1.82% -1.79%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in South Wales

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Engineer in South Wales

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Software Engineer in South Wales

Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Newport +21 5 £488 -2.50%
Java Software Engineer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) SAS
4 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (40.00%) Toad
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Maven
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) React
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)

Java Software Engineer 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 (40.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) D3.js
1 1 (20.00%) React
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Microservices
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) R
4 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle