Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 17 9
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 150 71 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 11.56% 7.59% 12.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.13% 21.65% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 53 88
South Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £350 £250 £321
90th Percentile £575 £575 £529
Wales median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate - - £41.50
Wales median hourly rate - - £25.75

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 597 328 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 45.99% 35.04% 43.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 242 295
South Wales median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £307 £260 £209
90th Percentile £550 £511 £525
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 12
South Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £21.25 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.20% -31.45% +77.14%
10th Percentile £14.69 £13.95 £12.53
90th Percentile £21.25 £38.55 £77.50
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £19.88 £18.75
% change year-on-year -5.06% +6.00% +7.14%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +13 95 £425 +23.19% 22
Newport -12 29 £445 -15.24% 8
Bridgend - 3 £400 - 4
Torfaen - 2 £404 - 4
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 72 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (38.00%) Git (software)
3 54 (36.00%) Test Automation
4 51 (34.00%) Jenkins
5 45 (30.00%) DevOps
6 42 (28.00%) Spring
7 41 (27.33%) Maven
7 41 (27.33%) SQL
7 41 (27.33%) Python
8 38 (25.33%) Microservices
9 34 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (21.33%) JIRA
10 32 (21.33%) SOAP
11 31 (20.67%) Docker
12 29 (19.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (18.67%) J2EE
13 28 (18.67%) JavaScript
14 27 (18.00%) Confluence
14 27 (18.00%) Spring Boot
15 26 (17.33%) Ansible
15 26 (17.33%) Web Services
15 26 (17.33%) Scrum
16 25 (16.67%) HTML
16 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
17 24 (16.00%) REST
17 24 (16.00%) Linux
17 24 (16.00%) JBoss
17 24 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
18 23 (15.33%) AngularJS
18 23 (15.33%) CSS

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 27 (18.00%) Confluence
2 24 (16.00%) JBoss
3 19 (12.67%) Apache
4 12 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.33%) Tomcat
6 7 (4.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (4.00%) Mule
8 5 (3.33%) WildFly
9 4 (2.67%) Apache Spark
10 3 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (2.00%) SAS
11 2 (1.33%) ArcGIS
11 2 (1.33%) Gunicorn
11 2 (1.33%) MQSeries
11 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.67%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.67%) FileNet
12 1 (0.67%) IIS
12 1 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (12.67%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.67%) GitHub
4 5 (3.33%) OpenShift
4 5 (3.33%) PaaS
5 4 (2.67%) npm
6 3 (2.00%) IaaS
7 2 (1.33%) NuGet
7 2 (1.33%) Serverless
7 2 (1.33%) Slack
7 2 (1.33%) Trello
8 1 (0.67%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.67%) Boomi
8 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.33%) HTTP
2 16 (10.67%) DNS
2 16 (10.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.33%) VPN
4 5 (3.33%) Internet
5 2 (1.33%) AMQP
5 2 (1.33%) SSH
5 2 (1.33%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.67%) DSL
6 1 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.33%) Big Data
3 8 (5.33%) Hadoop
3 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.67%) Apache Hive
4 7 (4.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.67%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.00%) MySQL
6 4 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.33%) Amazon Aurora
7 2 (1.33%) GIS
7 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.33%) Redis
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.67%) Event Store
8 1 (0.67%) Impala
8 1 (0.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (38.00%) Git (software)
2 51 (34.00%) Jenkins
3 41 (27.33%) Maven
4 32 (21.33%) JIRA
5 21 (14.00%) Selenium
6 18 (12.00%) JUnit
7 16 (10.67%) Artifactory
7 16 (10.67%) SoapUI
8 15 (10.00%) Cucumber
9 13 (8.67%) SonarQube
10 10 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
11 9 (6.00%) Ant
11 9 (6.00%) Gradle
11 9 (6.00%) Subversion
12 8 (5.33%) WebDriver
13 6 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (4.00%) TestNG
13 6 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (3.33%) Bitbucket
15 3 (2.00%) Hudson
General
1 16 (10.67%) Finance
2 9 (6.00%) Marketing
3 8 (5.33%) Banking
4 3 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.33%) Electronics
5 2 (1.33%) Legal
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (43.33%) Developer
2 49 (32.67%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 13 (8.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (7.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (7.33%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (7.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (5.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 7 (4.67%) Java Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.67%) Tester
8 6 (4.00%) Administrator
8 6 (4.00%) Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) Architect
8 6 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 5 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (3.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.00%) Spring
2 32 (21.33%) SOAP
3 28 (18.67%) J2EE
4 27 (18.00%) Spring Boot
5 26 (17.33%) Web Services
6 25 (16.67%) HTML
7 24 (16.00%) REST
8 23 (15.33%) AngularJS
8 23 (15.33%) CSS
9 19 (12.67%) Middleware
10 15 (10.00%) Hibernate
11 12 (8.00%) Node.js
12 11 (7.33%) RESTful
13 10 (6.67%) .NET
14 8 (5.33%) JMS
15 7 (4.67%) JSF
16 6 (4.00%) XML
17 5 (3.33%) CSS3
17 5 (3.33%) JSON
17 5 (3.33%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.00%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.33%) User Experience
4 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.67%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (0.67%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.67%) Fintech
5 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.00%) Linux
2 15 (10.00%) Unix
3 14 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.33%) AIX
4 2 (1.33%) Android
5 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (36.00%) Test Automation
3 45 (30.00%) DevOps
4 38 (25.33%) Microservices
5 34 (22.67%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (17.33%) Scrum
7 24 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 14 (9.33%) Mentoring
9 14 (9.33%) Performance Testing
10 13 (8.67%) BDD
10 13 (8.67%) TDD
11 12 (8.00%) Load Balancing
12 11 (7.33%) Software Engineering
13 10 (6.67%) SDLC
14 8 (5.33%) API Testing
14 8 (5.33%) Migration
14 8 (5.33%) OO
15 7 (4.67%) OOD
15 7 (4.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (27.33%) Python
1 41 (27.33%) SQL
2 28 (18.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (14.67%) Groovy
4 18 (12.00%) C#
4 18 (12.00%) Java 8
5 13 (8.67%) PHP
6 12 (8.00%) Scala
7 9 (6.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (5.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (5.33%) Perl
8 8 (5.33%) Ruby
9 7 (4.67%) Shell Script
10 5 (3.33%) R
11 4 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.00%) Java 9
13 2 (1.33%) C
13 2 (1.33%) C++
14 1 (0.67%) Go
14 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.00%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.00%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (20.67%) Docker
2 2 (1.33%) iptables
2 2 (1.33%) NFS
3 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 26 (17.33%) Ansible
2 17 (11.33%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (8.67%) Kubernetes
4 8 (5.33%) Puppet
5 5 (3.33%) Terraform
6 4 (2.67%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.67%) Automic
7 1 (0.67%) logstash
7 1 (0.67%) Oozie
7 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (14.67%) Oracle
2 14 (9.33%) Red Hat
3 12 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.00%) Cloudera
4 6 (4.00%) IBM
5 5 (3.33%) AppDynamics
5 5 (3.33%) Atlassian
6 4 (2.67%) SAP
7 3 (2.00%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.33%) ESRI
8 2 (1.33%) Remedy
9 1 (0.67%) Dell
9 1 (0.67%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.67%) Jitterbit
9 1 (0.67%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.67%) SnapLogic
9 1 (0.67%) TIBCO