Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -21 +3 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 63 59 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.09% 5.10% 5.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 5.28% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 39 36
Wales median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £350 £363 £325
90th Percentile £581 £588 £506
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £38.50
% change year-on-year +9.36% +6.88% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,506 1,117 1,138
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.73% 96.63% 97.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,057 763 742
Wales median daily rate £405 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £175 £205
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 82 84
Wales median hourly rate £12.33 £16.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.42% +24.07% -
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.50 £10.04
90th Percentile £22.45 £54.00 £72.63
UK median hourly rate £17.73 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.19% -1.58% +6.03%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Wales

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Wales

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Wales over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Wales

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Wales

Java Developer
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 Developer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 September 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 +4 50 £450 - 13
West Wales -3 7 £463 -9.54% 2
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 62 (98.41%) Java
2 41 (65.08%) Spring
3 26 (41.27%) Spring Boot
4 25 (39.68%) Microservices
5 23 (36.51%) Maven
5 23 (36.51%) SOAP
6 22 (34.92%) Hibernate
6 22 (34.92%) Java 8
7 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 20 (31.75%) Web Services
9 18 (28.57%) J2EE
10 17 (26.98%) JUnit
10 17 (26.98%) SQL
10 17 (26.98%) Security Cleared
11 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
12 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
13 14 (22.22%) Python
13 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
13 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
14 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
14 13 (20.63%) REST
14 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
14 13 (20.63%) HTML
15 12 (19.05%) Oracle
15 12 (19.05%) WebSphere
16 10 (15.87%) Unit Testing
16 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
16 10 (15.87%) JSF
17 9 (14.29%) JMS

Java Developer Skill Set
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 12 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 8 (12.70%) Confluence
2 8 (12.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.76%) JBoss
4 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.59%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.59%) Gunicorn
5 1 (1.59%) Mule
5 1 (1.59%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.76%) GitHub
4 1 (1.59%) Boomi
4 1 (1.59%) PaaS
4 1 (1.59%) Slack
4 1 (1.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) AMQP
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
1 1 (1.59%) Intranet
1 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 7 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.94%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.17%) Event Store
6 1 (1.59%) Redis
6 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (36.51%) Maven
2 21 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 17 (26.98%) JUnit
4 13 (20.63%) Jenkins
5 8 (12.70%) Artifactory
5 8 (12.70%) JIRA
6 7 (11.11%) Gradle
7 6 (9.52%) TestNG
8 5 (7.94%) Ant
9 3 (4.76%) Subversion
10 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.17%) Liquibase
10 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.59%) Fiddler
11 1 (1.59%) Flyway
11 1 (1.59%) Hudson
11 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (65.08%) Spring
2 26 (41.27%) Spring Boot
3 23 (36.51%) SOAP
4 22 (34.92%) Hibernate
5 20 (31.75%) Web Services
6 18 (28.57%) J2EE
7 14 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 13 (20.63%) HTML
8 13 (20.63%) REST
9 10 (15.87%) JSF
10 9 (14.29%) JMS
10 9 (14.29%) Node.js
11 8 (12.70%) CSS
12 3 (4.76%) Drools
12 3 (4.76%) Dropwizard
12 3 (4.76%) Play Framework
12 3 (4.76%) Spring Cloud
12 3 (4.76%) Spring Integration
12 3 (4.76%) XML
12 3 (4.76%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.59%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.68%) Microservices
2 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 10 (15.87%) Unit Testing
5 9 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (9.52%) Scrum
6 6 (9.52%) TDD
7 5 (7.94%) BDD
7 5 (7.94%) OO
7 5 (7.94%) SDLC
8 4 (6.35%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (6.35%) Migration
8 4 (6.35%) OOD
9 3 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (4.76%) MVC
9 3 (4.76%) Open Source
9 3 (4.76%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.76%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.17%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (98.41%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) Java 8
3 17 (26.98%) SQL
4 14 (22.22%) Python
5 13 (20.63%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.29%) Groovy
7 4 (6.35%) Scala
8 1 (1.59%) C++
8 1 (1.59%) ES6
8 1 (1.59%) Java 9
8 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.94%) Ansible
3 4 (6.35%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
4 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) IBM
3 1 (1.59%) Dell
3 1 (1.59%) Jitterbit
3 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) SnapLogic
3 1 (1.59%) TIBCO