The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 22 June 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Java 42 57 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.84% 11.90% 16.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.32% 25.11% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 77
Median daily rate £410 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 197 227 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 36.75% 47.39% 48.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 161 213
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Median hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.33% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in South Wales

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in South Wales over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in South Wales

Java
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 in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in South Wales

Java
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 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 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 +8 21 £538 +39.61%
Cardiff -13 18 £334 -12.74% 2
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Java.

1 73 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.81%) Microservices
3 38 (36.89%) Spring
4 25 (24.27%) SQL
5 23 (22.33%) Scrum
6 22 (21.36%) Hibernate
6 22 (21.36%) Python
7 21 (20.39%) Linux
7 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
8 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
8 20 (19.42%) Test Automation
8 20 (19.42%) MongoDB
9 18 (17.48%) RESTful
9 18 (17.48%) TDD
10 17 (16.50%) Kafka
11 16 (15.53%) Cucumber
11 16 (15.53%) JSON
12 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
12 15 (14.56%) DevOps
13 14 (13.59%) REST
13 14 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
14 13 (12.62%) Oracle
14 13 (12.62%) HTTP
14 13 (12.62%) Spring Boot
15 12 (11.65%) Front End Development
15 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
16 11 (10.68%) Docker
16 11 (10.68%) XML
16 11 (10.68%) Dropwizard

Java
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 8 (7.77%) Apache
2 4 (3.88%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.91%) Apache Solr
3 3 (2.91%) IIS
3 3 (2.91%) Jetty
3 3 (2.91%) Mongrel
3 3 (2.91%) nginx
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.91%) SAS
3 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.94%) JBoss
4 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.97%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) JCAPS
5 1 (0.97%) Liferay
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.85%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.91%) GitHub
3 3 (2.91%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (2.91%) PaaS
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.97%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.97%) Route 53
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.62%) HTTP
2 6 (5.83%) DNS
3 4 (3.88%) SSL
3 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.91%) DHCP
4 3 (2.91%) DSL
4 3 (2.91%) FTP
4 3 (2.91%) IPsec
5 1 (0.97%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.42%) MongoDB
2 13 (12.62%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.80%) Big Data
4 6 (5.83%) Neo4j
5 4 (3.88%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.88%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.91%) HBase
6 3 (2.91%) Pentaho
7 2 (1.94%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.94%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.97%) MySQL
8 1 (0.97%) Redis
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (15.53%) Cucumber
2 15 (14.56%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.77%) Selenium
4 6 (5.83%) Maven
5 5 (4.85%) JIRA
6 4 (3.88%) Ant
6 4 (3.88%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.88%) JUnit
7 3 (2.91%) Toad
7 3 (2.91%) Travis CI
7 3 (2.91%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.97%) Hudson
9 1 (0.97%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.97%) JBehave
9 1 (0.97%) Mocha
9 1 (0.97%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (8.74%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (63.11%) Developer
2 46 (44.66%) Java Developer
3 11 (10.68%) Java Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Python Developer
4 10 (9.71%) Software Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Java Web Developer
5 9 (8.74%) Web Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Agile Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Agile Java Developer
6 8 (7.77%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Architect
8 6 (5.83%) Java Architect
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.88%) Tester
10 3 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.89%) Spring
2 22 (21.36%) Hibernate
3 18 (17.48%) RESTful
4 17 (16.50%) Kafka
5 16 (15.53%) JSON
6 14 (13.59%) REST
7 13 (12.62%) Spring Boot
8 11 (10.68%) Dropwizard
8 11 (10.68%) XML
9 10 (9.71%) HTML
9 10 (9.71%) J2EE
10 7 (6.80%) .NET
10 7 (6.80%) iXBRL
10 7 (6.80%) Web Services
11 6 (5.83%) JAX-RS
12 5 (4.85%) Java EE
13 4 (3.88%) CSS
14 3 (2.91%) Servlets
14 3 (2.91%) SOAP
14 3 (2.91%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
1 3 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.94%) Fintech
2 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.97%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (0.97%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.97%) Social Media
3 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.39%) Linux
2 8 (7.77%) Unix
3 6 (5.83%) Mac OS X
4 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (70.87%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (39.81%) Microservices
3 23 (22.33%) Scrum
4 21 (20.39%) Software Engineering
5 20 (19.42%) Test Automation
6 18 (17.48%) TDD
7 15 (14.56%) DevOps
8 14 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (11.65%) Front End Development
10 11 (10.68%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (9.71%) Data Protection
11 10 (9.71%) RUP
11 10 (9.71%) Web Development
12 9 (8.74%) BDD
12 9 (8.74%) Configuration Management
12 9 (8.74%) OO
12 9 (8.74%) Open Source
13 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
14 6 (5.83%) Mobile First
15 5 (4.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.27%) SQL
2 22 (21.36%) Python
3 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.83%) Go
4 6 (5.83%) Scala
5 5 (4.85%) C#
6 4 (3.88%) Perl
7 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.94%) R
8 2 (1.94%) VB
8 2 (1.94%) VB6
9 1 (0.97%) C++
9 1 (0.97%) Groovy
9 1 (0.97%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.91%) CBAP
4 3 (2.91%) Degree
4 3 (2.91%) ISEB
5 1 (0.97%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.97%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (10.68%) Docker
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.91%) Xen
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) Ansible
2 5 (4.85%) Rundeck
2 5 (4.85%) Terraform
3 4 (3.88%) Marathon
3 4 (3.88%) Mesos
4 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.94%) Kibana
6 1 (0.97%) Fluentd
6 1 (0.97%) Grafana
6 1 (0.97%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Oracle
2 4 (3.88%) VMware
3 3 (2.91%) Google
3 3 (2.91%) HP
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.91%) Splunk
3 3 (2.91%) Thunderhead
4 2 (1.94%) Adobe
4 2 (1.94%) Blue Prism
4 2 (1.94%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.97%) Fiorano
5 1 (0.97%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) InterSystems
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