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 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Wales / South Wales
Rank 10 12 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs citing Java 61 85 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 10.95% 14.53% 12.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.52% 29.72% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 39
Median daily rate £406 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  

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 230 286 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 41.29% 48.89% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 197 137
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 2
Median hourly rate £37.77 £21.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.65% -33.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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
Cardiff +2 45 £400 +6.66% 11
Newport -2 9 £488 +50.00% 2
Java
Wales

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 132 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (38.01%) Scrum
3 60 (35.09%) Spring
4 58 (33.92%) TDD
5 50 (29.24%) Microservices
6 47 (27.49%) Software Engineering
7 44 (25.73%) JSON
8 42 (24.56%) RESTful
9 41 (23.98%) Linux
10 40 (23.39%) Relational Database
11 35 (20.47%) REST
12 34 (19.88%) MongoDB
12 34 (19.88%) HTTP
13 33 (19.30%) Hibernate
13 33 (19.30%) BDD
14 32 (18.71%) SQL
15 30 (17.54%) Security Cleared
16 29 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (16.96%) DevOps
17 28 (16.37%) Jenkins
18 27 (15.79%) Cucumber
18 27 (15.79%) Finance
19 26 (15.20%) Open Source
20 25 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
20 25 (14.62%) Kanban
21 24 (14.04%) Web Development
21 24 (14.04%) Web Services
21 24 (14.04%) Configuration Management
22 23 (13.45%) Go
22 23 (13.45%) Dropwizard

Java
Top Related 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 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (3.51%) Liferay
2 6 (3.51%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.34%) JBoss
3 4 (2.34%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.75%) Apache
4 3 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (1.75%) IIS
4 3 (1.75%) Jetty
4 3 (1.75%) Mongrel
4 3 (1.75%) nginx
4 3 (1.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.17%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.17%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.58%) Confluence
6 1 (0.58%) Mule
6 1 (0.58%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 10 (5.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.51%) PaaS
3 5 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.92%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.75%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.58%) Route 53
7 1 (0.58%) SaaS
7 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (19.88%) HTTP
2 4 (2.34%) SSL
2 4 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.75%) DHCP
3 3 (1.75%) DNS
3 3 (1.75%) DSL
3 3 (1.75%) FTP
3 3 (1.75%) IPsec
4 1 (0.58%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.39%) Relational Database
2 34 (19.88%) MongoDB
3 14 (8.19%) Neo4j
4 12 (7.02%) Big Data
5 10 (5.85%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (4.09%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database
9 4 (2.34%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
10 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.75%) Pentaho
11 2 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.17%) Apache Hive
11 2 (1.17%) HBase
11 2 (1.17%) MySQL
11 2 (1.17%) Oracle ODI
12 1 (0.58%) QlikView
12 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (16.37%) Jenkins
2 27 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 16 (9.36%) Git (software)
3 16 (9.36%) Selenium
4 13 (7.60%) Maven
5 12 (7.02%) JUnit
6 7 (4.09%) JMeter
6 7 (4.09%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.92%) JBehave
7 5 (2.92%) JIRA
7 5 (2.92%) Rational Performance Tester
7 5 (2.92%) SoapUI
8 3 (1.75%) The Grinder
8 3 (1.75%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.75%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.17%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.17%) jMock
9 2 (1.17%) Mockito
9 2 (1.17%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.17%) WinRunner
General
1 27 (15.79%) Finance
2 13 (7.60%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.85%) Electronics
3 10 (5.85%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.85%) Marketing
4 2 (1.17%) Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Games
5 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (73.68%) Developer
2 103 (60.23%) Java Developer
3 22 (12.87%) Agile Developer
4 21 (12.28%) Agile Java Developer
5 20 (11.70%) Senior Developer
5 20 (11.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Java Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Java Web Developer
8 9 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Architect
9 7 (4.09%) Cloud Developer
9 7 (4.09%) Consultant
9 7 (4.09%) Tester
10 6 (3.51%) AWS Developer
10 6 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (3.51%) Elasticsearch Developer
10 6 (3.51%) Java Architect
10 6 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (35.09%) Spring
2 44 (25.73%) JSON
3 42 (24.56%) RESTful
4 35 (20.47%) REST
5 33 (19.30%) Hibernate
6 24 (14.04%) Web Services
7 23 (13.45%) Dropwizard
8 22 (12.87%) HTML
8 22 (12.87%) Kafka
9 21 (12.28%) Spring Boot
10 17 (9.94%) XML
11 16 (9.36%) iXBRL
12 15 (8.77%) J2EE
13 14 (8.19%) JAX-RS
14 10 (5.85%) CSS
14 10 (5.85%) SOAP
15 8 (4.68%) Node.js
16 6 (3.51%) .NET
17 5 (2.92%) Java EE
17 5 (2.92%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.51%) Algorithms
2 4 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.17%) Fintech
3 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.58%) iPad
4 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (23.98%) Linux
2 16 (9.36%) Unix
3 13 (7.60%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.75%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.17%) Windows
6 1 (0.58%) CentOS
6 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (77.19%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (38.01%) Scrum
3 58 (33.92%) TDD
4 50 (29.24%) Microservices
5 47 (27.49%) Software Engineering
6 33 (19.30%) BDD
7 29 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (16.96%) DevOps
8 26 (15.20%) Open Source
9 25 (14.62%) Kanban
10 24 (14.04%) Configuration Management
10 24 (14.04%) Web Development
11 21 (12.28%) Continuous Deployment
12 20 (11.70%) OWASP
13 19 (11.11%) Secure Coding
14 14 (8.19%) Low Latency
14 14 (8.19%) OO
15 13 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (7.60%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (7.60%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.71%) SQL
2 23 (13.45%) Go
3 20 (11.70%) Python
4 18 (10.53%) Scala
5 13 (7.60%) JavaScript
6 8 (4.68%) PL/SQL
7 7 (4.09%) Ruby
8 5 (2.92%) Groovy
9 4 (2.34%) Perl
10 3 (1.75%) C#
11 2 (1.17%) ABAP
11 2 (1.17%) C
11 2 (1.17%) R
11 2 (1.17%) VB
11 2 (1.17%) VB6
12 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.09%) ISEB
4 6 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (2.92%) CEH
5 5 (2.92%) CISSP
5 5 (2.92%) CREST Certified
6 3 (1.75%) Degree
7 2 (1.17%) CBAP
7 2 (1.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 7 (4.09%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.77%) Docker
2 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.75%) Xen
3 2 (1.17%) HDFS
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.58%) vCloud
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (8.19%) Ansible
2 7 (4.09%) Puppet
3 6 (3.51%) Terraform
4 5 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (2.92%) Rundeck
5 4 (2.34%) Marathon
5 4 (2.34%) Mesos
6 2 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.58%) Consul
7 1 (0.58%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.58%) Grafana
7 1 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.58%) Kibana
7 1 (0.58%) Oozie
7 1 (0.58%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 15 (8.77%) Oracle
2 12 (7.02%) SAP
3 9 (5.26%) HP
4 4 (2.34%) Splunk
5 3 (1.75%) Google
5 3 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.75%) Siebel
5 3 (1.75%) Thunderhead
5 3 (1.75%) VMware
6 2 (1.17%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.58%) Adobe
7 1 (0.58%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.58%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.58%) Cognos
7 1 (0.58%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.58%) PagerDuty
7 1 (0.58%) Tableau
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