Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 90 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 - +103
Contract jobs citing Java 8 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.47% 0.45% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 0
Wales median daily rate £475 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
UK median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -

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 641 487 600
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 42.88% 36.87% 49.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 358 392
Wales median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £298 £213 £210
90th Percentile £560 £525 £487
UK median daily rate £463 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 26
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £37.14 £18.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.19% +100.05% +6.07%
10th Percentile £17.92 £14.24 £11.18
90th Percentile £20.56 £77.50 £58.00
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year -0.30% +9.67% +7.14%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Wales over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 July 2018. 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 -23 5 £475 -5.00% 6
West Wales - 1 £475 -
Java 8
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Microservices
3 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
4 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Ansible
5 3 (42.86%) Docker
5 3 (42.86%) Spring
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
5 3 (42.86%) Scala
5 3 (42.86%) REST
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
6 2 (28.57%) BDD
7 1 (14.29%) Maven
7 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (14.29%) Dropwizard
7 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (14.29%) Event Store
7 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
7 1 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (14.29%) Selenium
7 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Test Automation

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Event Store
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Capybara
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Mockito
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Python Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Play Framework
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Spring Boot
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) Dropwizard
4 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ATDD
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) CQRS
3 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle