Period
to 17 November 2018

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 6 months to 17 November 2018 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 17 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 178 74 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 12.83% 7.55% 14.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.43% 20.44% 33.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 53 104
South Wales median daily rate £425 £418 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% -10.70% +24.67%
10th Percentile £339 £300 £325
90th Percentile £587 £548 £571
Wales median daily rate £438 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 626 362 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 45.13% 36.94% 42.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 244 331
South Wales median daily rate £409 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £311 £252 £245
90th Percentile £575 £479 £550
Wales median daily rate £414 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +10.33% -9.09% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 14
South Wales median hourly rate £23.49 £19.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.63% -65.45% +214.29%
10th Percentile £12.55 £15.15 £19.93
90th Percentile £41.25 £39.85 £77.50
Wales median hourly rate £23.25 £18.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year +23.97% -65.91% +184.13%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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 +17 113 £425 +8.28% 24
Newport -3 29 £450 - 3
Bridgend - 3 £400 - 4
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 £333 - 3
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 77 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (35.39%) Git (software)
3 61 (34.27%) Jenkins
4 55 (30.90%) Maven
5 50 (28.09%) SQL
6 49 (27.53%) Spring
7 46 (25.84%) Python
8 45 (25.28%) SOAP
9 43 (24.16%) Test Automation
9 43 (24.16%) DevOps
10 42 (23.60%) Docker
11 37 (20.79%) Microservices
11 37 (20.79%) Spring Boot
12 36 (20.22%) Ansible
12 36 (20.22%) JIRA
12 36 (20.22%) Linux
13 35 (19.66%) Scrum
14 33 (18.54%) JBoss
15 32 (17.98%) Confluence
16 30 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (16.85%) J2EE
17 29 (16.29%) Amazon AWS
17 29 (16.29%) REST
18 28 (15.73%) HTTP
19 27 (15.17%) AngularJS
20 26 (14.61%) Groovy
21 25 (14.04%) JavaScript
22 24 (13.48%) Unix
22 24 (13.48%) Security Cleared
22 24 (13.48%) Java 8

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 33 (18.54%) JBoss
2 32 (17.98%) Confluence
3 17 (9.55%) Apache
4 15 (8.43%) WebSphere
5 8 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (3.93%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.69%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.12%) ArcGIS
8 2 (1.12%) Gunicorn
8 2 (1.12%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.12%) Mule
8 2 (1.12%) SAS
9 1 (0.56%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.56%) FileNet
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.29%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (11.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.18%) GitHub
4 6 (3.37%) PaaS
5 5 (2.81%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.25%) npm
7 3 (1.69%) IaaS
7 3 (1.69%) Slack
7 3 (1.69%) Trello
8 2 (1.12%) NuGet
8 2 (1.12%) Serverless
9 1 (0.56%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.56%) Boomi
9 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.73%) HTTP
2 16 (8.99%) DNS
2 16 (8.99%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.18%) VPN
4 4 (2.25%) Bluetooth
4 4 (2.25%) Internet
5 3 (1.69%) AMQP
6 2 (1.12%) SSH
6 2 (1.12%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.56%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.36%) PostgreSQL
2 17 (9.55%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.06%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.49%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.93%) Big Data
6 6 (3.37%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.25%) MySQL
8 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.69%) Redis
8 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon Aurora
9 2 (1.12%) GIS
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.56%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 63 (35.39%) Git (software)
2 61 (34.27%) Jenkins
3 55 (30.90%) Maven
4 36 (20.22%) JIRA
5 23 (12.92%) JUnit
6 22 (12.36%) Selenium
7 21 (11.80%) SoapUI
8 18 (10.11%) Cucumber
9 17 (9.55%) Sonatype Nexus
10 16 (8.99%) Ant
11 13 (7.30%) Artifactory
12 12 (6.74%) Subversion
13 11 (6.18%) SonarQube
13 11 (6.18%) WebDriver
14 10 (5.62%) Gradle
15 9 (5.06%) TestNG
16 5 (2.81%) Bitbucket
16 5 (2.81%) Eclipse
17 4 (2.25%) Android Studio
17 4 (2.25%) Liquibase
General
1 19 (10.67%) Finance
2 8 (4.49%) Banking
3 5 (2.81%) Marketing
4 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.69%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Games
6 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (50.00%) Developer
2 55 (30.90%) Java Developer
3 20 (11.24%) Test Engineer
4 16 (8.99%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (8.99%) Test Automation Engineer
5 11 (6.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (6.18%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (5.06%) Build Engineer
7 8 (4.49%) Architect
7 8 (4.49%) Deployment Engineer
7 8 (4.49%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 7 (3.93%) Administrator
8 7 (3.93%) Analyst
8 7 (3.93%) Android Developer
8 7 (3.93%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (3.93%) MuleSoft Developer
9 5 (2.81%) Consultant
9 5 (2.81%) Java Engineer
9 5 (2.81%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (2.81%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (27.53%) Spring
2 45 (25.28%) SOAP
3 37 (20.79%) Spring Boot
4 30 (16.85%) J2EE
5 29 (16.29%) REST
6 27 (15.17%) AngularJS
7 21 (11.80%) Web Services
8 20 (11.24%) Middleware
9 19 (10.67%) CSS
9 19 (10.67%) Hibernate
10 17 (9.55%) HTML
10 17 (9.55%) XML
11 14 (7.87%) Node.js
12 12 (6.74%) JSON
13 9 (5.06%) JMS
13 9 (5.06%) WSDL
14 8 (4.49%) JSF
14 8 (4.49%) Spring Cloud
14 8 (4.49%) Spring Integration
15 7 (3.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.18%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.25%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.69%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.12%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.12%) User Experience
5 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.56%) Cyberattack
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Fintech
6 1 (0.56%) iPad
6 1 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.22%) Linux
2 24 (13.48%) Unix
3 14 (7.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.49%) Android
5 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) AIX
6 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (43.26%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.16%) DevOps
2 43 (24.16%) Test Automation
3 37 (20.79%) Microservices
4 35 (19.66%) Scrum
5 30 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (9.55%) TDD
7 17 (9.55%) Unit Testing
8 16 (8.99%) BDD
9 15 (8.43%) SDLC
10 13 (7.30%) API Testing
11 12 (6.74%) Load Balancing
11 12 (6.74%) Mentoring
12 11 (6.18%) Configuration Management
12 11 (6.18%) Performance Testing
13 9 (5.06%) SOA
14 8 (4.49%) Android Development
15 7 (3.93%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (3.93%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.09%) SQL
2 46 (25.84%) Python
3 26 (14.61%) Groovy
4 25 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 24 (13.48%) Java 8
6 12 (6.74%) Ruby
7 9 (5.06%) Scala
8 8 (4.49%) Bash Shell
8 8 (4.49%) C#
8 8 (4.49%) Perl
9 7 (3.93%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.37%) R
11 5 (2.81%) PowerShell
12 4 (2.25%) PHP
13 3 (1.69%) Java 9
13 3 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.12%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.12%) C
14 2 (1.12%) C++
14 2 (1.12%) Go
Qualifications
1 24 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 22 (12.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.69%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.06%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 42 (23.60%) Docker
2 6 (3.37%) Postfix
3 2 (1.12%) iptables
3 2 (1.12%) NFS
4 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 36 (20.22%) Ansible
2 18 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (7.87%) Kubernetes
4 13 (7.30%) Rundeck
5 8 (4.49%) Puppet
6 6 (3.37%) Terraform
7 1 (0.56%) Automic
7 1 (0.56%) logstash
7 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (8.43%) Oracle
2 14 (7.87%) Red Hat
3 9 (5.06%) IBM
4 7 (3.93%) Cloudera
4 7 (3.93%) MuleSoft
5 6 (3.37%) Microsoft
6 5 (2.81%) AppDynamics
6 5 (2.81%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.69%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.12%) ESRI
8 2 (1.12%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.12%) Remedy
8 2 (1.12%) SAP
8 2 (1.12%) Talend
9 1 (0.56%) Dell
9 1 (0.56%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.56%) Jitterbit
9 1 (0.56%) PlateSpin
9 1 (0.56%) SnapLogic
9 1 (0.56%) TIBCO