Period
to 23 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 14 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 169 105 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 12.02% 8.66% 14.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.61% 20.92% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 75 117
South Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £354
90th Percentile £649 £575 £554
Wales median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +18.42%
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 612 502 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 43.53% 41.42% 43.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 327 352
South Wales median daily rate £423 £393 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% -4.85% +17.86%
10th Percentile £303 £268 £210
90th Percentile £575 £531 £550
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £421
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.04% +17.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 15
South Wales median hourly rate £23.49 £47.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.55% -13.64% +124.49%
10th Percentile £16.38 £16.98 £17.83
90th Percentile £43.75 £77.50 £77.50
Wales median hourly rate £22.84 £47.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -51.93% - +93.88%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +15 104 £423 +1.20% 35
Newport +3 37 £475 -9.52% 8
Caerphilly - 1 - -
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 70 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (32.54%) Git (software)
3 51 (30.18%) SOAP
4 50 (29.59%) Spring
5 42 (24.85%) Microservices
6 40 (23.67%) SQL
7 39 (23.08%) REST
8 35 (20.71%) Maven
8 35 (20.71%) HTML
8 35 (20.71%) Python
9 34 (20.12%) Jenkins
10 32 (18.93%) AngularJS
10 32 (18.93%) Docker
10 32 (18.93%) Spring Boot
10 32 (18.93%) CSS
11 31 (18.34%) Test Automation
12 28 (16.57%) Scrum
13 27 (15.98%) SDLC
14 25 (14.79%) Unit Testing
15 24 (14.20%) Hibernate
15 24 (14.20%) JavaScript
16 23 (13.61%) JIRA
17 22 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (13.02%) Web Services
18 20 (11.83%) Linux
18 20 (11.83%) JSON
18 20 (11.83%) Confluence
19 19 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
19 19 (11.24%) Security Cleared
19 19 (11.24%) J2EE

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 20 (11.83%) Confluence
2 15 (8.88%) JBoss
3 11 (6.51%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.73%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.96%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.78%) Mule
7 2 (1.18%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.18%) ArcGIS
7 2 (1.18%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.18%) WildFly
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.59%) Apache
8 1 (0.59%) FileNet
8 1 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.69%) npm
3 12 (7.10%) GitHub
4 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.78%) PaaS
6 2 (1.18%) Serverless
6 2 (1.18%) Slack
6 2 (1.18%) Trello
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.59%) IaaS
7 1 (0.59%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.92%) HTTP
2 6 (3.55%) VPN
3 4 (2.37%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.18%) AMQP
5 1 (0.59%) DNS
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
5 1 (0.59%) Intranet
5 1 (0.59%) SSH
5 1 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.59%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.73%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.55%) Redis
5 5 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.37%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.37%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.78%) MySQL
7 3 (1.78%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.18%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.18%) Big Data
8 2 (1.18%) GIS
8 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.59%) Event Store
9 1 (0.59%) Impala
9 1 (0.59%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 55 (32.54%) Git (software)
2 35 (20.71%) Maven
3 34 (20.12%) Jenkins
4 23 (13.61%) JIRA
5 16 (9.47%) SoapUI
6 15 (8.88%) Cucumber
6 15 (8.88%) Selenium
7 14 (8.28%) JUnit
8 9 (5.33%) Ant
9 8 (4.73%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (4.73%) Subversion
10 7 (4.14%) TestNG
11 6 (3.55%) Artifactory
11 6 (3.55%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.55%) Fiddler
11 6 (3.55%) Gradle
11 6 (3.55%) SonarQube
11 6 (3.55%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (2.37%) Android Studio
General
1 18 (10.65%) Finance
2 4 (2.37%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.78%) Legal
3 3 (1.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.59%) Games
4 1 (0.59%) Law
4 1 (0.59%) Military
Job Titles
1 119 (70.41%) Developer
2 59 (34.91%) Java Developer
3 18 (10.65%) MuleSoft Developer
4 14 (8.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 12 (7.10%) Angular Developer
6 11 (6.51%) Test Engineer
7 10 (5.92%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (4.73%) Analyst
9 7 (4.14%) Android Developer
9 7 (4.14%) Build Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Deployment Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.96%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.37%) Architect
12 4 (2.37%) Business Analyst
12 4 (2.37%) Consultant
12 4 (2.37%) Linux Build Engineer
12 4 (2.37%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (2.37%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.37%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.18%) SOAP
2 50 (29.59%) Spring
3 39 (23.08%) REST
4 35 (20.71%) HTML
5 32 (18.93%) AngularJS
5 32 (18.93%) CSS
5 32 (18.93%) Spring Boot
6 24 (14.20%) Hibernate
7 22 (13.02%) Web Services
8 20 (11.83%) JSON
9 19 (11.24%) J2EE
10 18 (10.65%) XML
11 17 (10.06%) HTML5
12 15 (8.88%) Node.js
13 13 (7.69%) CSS3
13 13 (7.69%) LESS
14 9 (5.33%) EJB
14 9 (5.33%) Spring Integration
15 8 (4.73%) WSDL
16 7 (4.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (2.37%) Digital Media
2 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.18%) Reference Data
3 2 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.59%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.59%) iPad
4 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.83%) Linux
2 13 (7.69%) Unix
3 7 (4.14%) Android
4 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (24.85%) Microservices
3 31 (18.34%) Test Automation
4 28 (16.57%) Scrum
5 27 (15.98%) SDLC
6 25 (14.79%) Unit Testing
7 22 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (11.24%) DevOps
9 16 (9.47%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (7.69%) Front End Development
11 12 (7.10%) TDD
12 11 (6.51%) BDD
13 9 (5.33%) API Testing
13 9 (5.33%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.33%) Web Development
14 8 (4.73%) Decision-Making
14 8 (4.73%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.73%) OO
14 8 (4.73%) SOA
14 8 (4.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.67%) SQL
2 35 (20.71%) Python
3 24 (14.20%) JavaScript
4 17 (10.06%) Java 8
5 11 (6.51%) Bash Shell
6 9 (5.33%) C#
7 8 (4.73%) Scala
8 7 (4.14%) Groovy
8 7 (4.14%) Ruby
9 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.37%) R
10 2 (1.18%) C
11 1 (0.59%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.59%) C++
11 1 (0.59%) Go
11 1 (0.59%) Kotlin
11 1 (0.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.59%) PHP
11 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (11.24%) Security Cleared
2 16 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.18%) Degree
5 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 32 (18.93%) Docker
2 6 (3.55%) Postfix
3 1 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.59%) iptables
3 1 (0.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (8.88%) Ansible
2 11 (6.51%) Rundeck
3 9 (5.33%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.18%) Terraform
5 1 (0.59%) Automic
5 1 (0.59%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.59%) logstash
5 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (10.65%) MuleSoft
2 16 (9.47%) Oracle
3 9 (5.33%) IBM
4 4 (2.37%) Cloudera
4 4 (2.37%) Talend
5 3 (1.78%) Google
5 3 (1.78%) Micro Focus
5 3 (1.78%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.18%) ESRI
6 2 (1.18%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.18%) SAP
7 1 (0.59%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.59%) PlateSpin
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.59%) Remedy