Period
to 24 November 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 14 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 27 84 177
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Wales 6.75% 8.61% 12.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.77% 23.14% 27.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 59 133
Median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £242 £310 £334
90th Percentile £518 £590 £613
Wales median daily rate £444 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -1.39% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +2.86% -

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 109 363 639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 27.25% 37.19% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 255 485
Median daily rate £400 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £195 £267 £313
90th Percentile £540 £569 £575
Wales median daily rate £425 £425 £415
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 15
Median hourly rate £20.00 £36.50 £23.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.21% +55.39% +11.49%
10th Percentile £13.40 £19.18 £12.55
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.75 £41.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year -43.66% +52.72% +22.34%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in South Wales

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java in South Wales.

Daily rate trend for Java in South Wales

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java in South Wales

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in South Wales.

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 2020. 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
Newport +3 15 £463 -14.35% 1
Cardiff -7 7 £319 -25.06% 13
Glamorgan - 1 £500 -
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Azure
3 9 (33.33%) Spring
3 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) IBM
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) AWS
5 6 (22.22%) Ansible
5 6 (22.22%) Docker
5 6 (22.22%) DevOps
5 6 (22.22%) GCP
5 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
5 6 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 6 (22.22%) OO
5 6 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 6 (22.22%) Google
6 5 (18.52%) Maven
6 5 (18.52%) Android
6 5 (18.52%) Oracle
6 5 (18.52%) SOAP
6 5 (18.52%) Microservices
6 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
6 5 (18.52%) REST
7 4 (14.81%) Confluence
7 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
7 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
7 4 (14.81%) Guidewire

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 4 (14.81%) Confluence
1 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.41%) FileNet
2 2 (7.41%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Azure
2 7 (25.93%) AWS
3 6 (22.22%) GCP
4 2 (7.41%) GitHub
5 1 (3.70%) npm
5 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
1 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
3 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) Maven
3 4 (14.81%) Ant
3 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
3 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) JIRA
3 4 (14.81%) Toad
4 1 (3.70%) CA Gen
General
1 3 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Xamarin Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Spring
2 6 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
3 5 (18.52%) REST
3 5 (18.52%) SOAP
4 4 (14.81%) Struts
4 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 3 (11.11%) .NET
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.41%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) JSON
6 2 (7.41%) Kafka
7 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.70%) CSS3
7 1 (3.70%) HTML5
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE
7 1 (3.70%) LESS
7 1 (3.70%) Node.js
7 1 (3.70%) Vue.js
7 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (7.41%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Android
2 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps
2 6 (22.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 6 (22.22%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Microservices
4 4 (14.81%) Critical Thinking
4 4 (14.81%) OOD
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Android Development
6 2 (7.41%) API Design
6 2 (7.41%) ETL
6 2 (7.41%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 2 (7.41%) OOP
6 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) TDD
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 2 (7.41%) C
3 2 (7.41%) Go
3 2 (7.41%) Java 8
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.70%) Korn
4 1 (3.70%) Kotlin
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Ansible
1 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
2 2 (7.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) Google
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) Guidewire
5 3 (11.11%) Xamarin
6 2 (7.41%) Twitter