Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 7 8
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 74 163 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.88% 14.44% 16.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.51% 34.98% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 104 165
South Wales median daily rate £423 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.05% +26.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £220
90th Percentile £573 £575 £475
Wales median daily rate £450 £475 £375
% change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South Wales median hourly rate - - £58.50
Wales median hourly rate - - £58.50

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 344 466 640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 36.63% 41.28% 49.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 317 494
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £238
90th Percentile £483 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £415 £350
% change year-on-year -9.64% +18.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 19
South Wales median hourly rate £21.07 £55.00 £18.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.69% +193.88% +16.97%
10th Percentile £16.75 £19.93 £12.63
90th Percentile £40.50 £77.50 £54.48
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -65.45% +161.90% +5.53%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Cardiff -16 34 £400 - 2
Newport -4 25 £475 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.14%) SQL
3 19 (25.68%) Relational Database
3 19 (25.68%) Microservices
4 18 (24.32%) Spring
5 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
5 17 (22.97%) MongoDB
6 16 (21.62%) Migration
6 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
7 15 (20.27%) Linux
7 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
8 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
8 14 (18.92%) Scala
8 14 (18.92%) HTML
8 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
9 13 (17.57%) Oracle
9 13 (17.57%) Unix
10 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
11 11 (14.86%) Go
11 11 (14.86%) Web Services
11 11 (14.86%) Python
11 11 (14.86%) .NET
11 11 (14.86%) Mac OS X
12 10 (13.51%) HTTP
12 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
12 10 (13.51%) Perl
12 10 (13.51%) CSS
12 10 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (13.51%) Spring Boot

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 5 (6.76%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.41%) Mule
2 4 (5.41%) SAS
2 4 (5.41%) WildFly
3 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.70%) CMS
4 2 (2.70%) JCAPS
4 2 (2.70%) WordPress
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) npm
2 3 (4.05%) PaaS
3 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.70%) GitHub
3 2 (2.70%) Serverless
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.51%) HTTP
2 2 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.68%) Relational Database
2 17 (22.97%) MongoDB
3 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
4 7 (9.46%) NoSQL
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.11%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
8 3 (4.05%) MySQL
8 3 (4.05%) Neo4j
9 2 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (1.35%) Apache Hive
10 1 (1.35%) Big Data
10 1 (1.35%) Event Store
10 1 (1.35%) HBase
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.16%) Cucumber
2 9 (12.16%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
4 6 (8.11%) Eclipse
5 4 (5.41%) Ant
5 4 (5.41%) JMeter
5 4 (5.41%) Maven
5 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (4.05%) Gradle
6 3 (4.05%) Grunt
6 3 (4.05%) gulp
6 3 (4.05%) JProfiler
6 3 (4.05%) JUnit
6 3 (4.05%) SonarQube
6 3 (4.05%) Toad
7 2 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (2.70%) Selenium
7 2 (2.70%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.41%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
3 3 (4.05%) Local Government
4 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Publishing
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Developer
2 31 (41.89%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.86%) Software Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Architect
5 5 (6.76%) Java Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.41%) Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) Data Architect
6 4 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
7 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Developer
8 2 (2.70%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) Spring
2 14 (18.92%) HTML
3 11 (14.86%) .NET
3 11 (14.86%) Web Services
4 10 (13.51%) CSS
4 10 (13.51%) Spring Boot
5 8 (10.81%) Kafka
6 7 (9.46%) Hibernate
7 6 (8.11%) D3.js
7 6 (8.11%) Dropwizard
7 6 (8.11%) Node.js
7 6 (8.11%) REST
7 6 (8.11%) SOAP
7 6 (8.11%) XML
8 5 (6.76%) jQuery
8 5 (6.76%) JSON
9 4 (5.41%) Ajax
9 4 (5.41%) HTML5
9 4 (5.41%) J2EE
9 4 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
1 3 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.35%) Fintech
2 1 (1.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Linux
2 13 (17.57%) Unix
3 11 (14.86%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.05%) Windows
5 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Android
6 1 (1.35%) CentOS
6 1 (1.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) Microservices
3 17 (22.97%) Test Automation
4 16 (21.62%) Migration
5 14 (18.92%) Software Engineering
6 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (13.51%) Configuration Management
7 10 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (9.46%) Data Modelling
8 7 (9.46%) DevOps
8 7 (9.46%) Scrum
8 7 (9.46%) TDD
8 7 (9.46%) Web Design
9 6 (8.11%) OO
9 6 (8.11%) Open Source
9 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.76%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
11 4 (5.41%) BDD
11 4 (5.41%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.14%) SQL
2 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 14 (18.92%) Scala
4 11 (14.86%) Go
4 11 (14.86%) Python
5 10 (13.51%) Perl
6 5 (6.76%) R
7 4 (5.41%) C#
8 3 (4.05%) C++
9 2 (2.70%) PHP
9 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.35%) Kotlin
10 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.70%) HL7
3 1 (1.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) PSD2
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) Docker
3 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.35%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.35%) KVM
4 1 (1.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Ansible
2 2 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Oracle
2 4 (5.41%) Cloudera
3 3 (4.05%) IBM
3 3 (4.05%) Perforce
3 3 (4.05%) VMware
4 2 (2.70%) Fiorano
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) BT
5 1 (1.35%) Google
5 1 (1.35%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.35%) InterSystems