Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 25 April 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 SE 8
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 77 75
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 12 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.77% 2.06% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 4.88% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 25 12
Wales median daily rate £423 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.05% -9.52% -
10th Percentile £340 £375 £479
90th Percentile £488 £638 £711
UK median daily rate £533 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -

Java 8 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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 634 635 548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.75% 42.25% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 449 407
Wales median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £203
90th Percentile £588 £560 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 20
Wales median hourly rate £23.75 £50.67 £38.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.14% +30.31% +65.47%
10th Percentile £12.33 £17.94 £16.13
90th Percentile £47.18 £77.50 £77.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +5.19%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Wales

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java 8 in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Wales

Java 8
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java 8 within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 April 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
South Wales -7 11 £423 +5.63% 2
West Wales -17 1 £475 -17.39%
Java 8
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Java 8 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 Wales region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) Spring
3 6 (50.00%) CSS
3 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 5 (41.67%) REST
4 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
4 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Docker
6 3 (25.00%) Microservices
6 3 (25.00%) Web Development
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Web Design
6 3 (25.00%) JBoss
6 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 2 (16.67%) Maven
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
7 2 (16.67%) Flyway
7 2 (16.67%) Angular 2
7 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (8.33%) Slack

Java 8
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (25.00%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) Anypoint
3 1 (8.33%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (16.67%) Flyway
2 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (8.33%) Gradle
3 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 10 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) Spring
2 6 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) Spring Boot
3 5 (41.67%) REST
3 5 (41.67%) SOAP
4 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) Angular 2
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (8.33%) J2EE
6 1 (8.33%) Swagger
6 1 (8.33%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Microservices
1 3 (25.00%) Web Design
1 3 (25.00%) Web Development
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) Scrum
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Java 9
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle