The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 35 38
Rank change year-on-year -14 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 12 23 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.93% 4.13% 5.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 4.26% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 33
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £454 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.00 £39.30
% change year-on-year +27.77% -8.39%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 600 540 840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.46% 96.95% 96.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 355 566
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 42
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -5.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.10 £35.00 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -7 10 £450 +12.50% 3
West Wales -6 2 - -
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (63.64%) Spring
4 26 (47.27%) Microservices
5 23 (41.82%) Hibernate
6 16 (29.09%) Relational Database
6 16 (29.09%) REST
7 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 15 (27.27%) Spring Boot
7 15 (27.27%) Scrum
7 15 (27.27%) SQL
8 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
8 14 (25.45%) JSON
8 14 (25.45%) RESTful
9 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
9 12 (21.82%) Kafka
9 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
10 11 (20.00%) Finance
10 11 (20.00%) Docker
10 11 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
11 10 (18.18%) Data Protection
11 10 (18.18%) Front End Development
11 10 (18.18%) Web Development
11 10 (18.18%) Unix
11 10 (18.18%) HTML
11 10 (18.18%) RUP
11 10 (18.18%) Dropwizard
11 10 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
12 9 (16.36%) Linux

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 2 (3.64%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) Liferay
2 1 (1.82%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.09%) Relational Database
2 12 (21.82%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.55%) Neo4j
4 3 (5.45%) Big Data
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (14.55%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
3 4 (7.27%) JUnit
3 4 (7.27%) Maven
4 2 (3.64%) Ant
4 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.82%) Babel
5 1 (1.82%) gulp
5 1 (1.82%) Hudson
5 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.82%) JBehave
5 1 (1.82%) Mocha
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) Toad
5 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.82%) webpack
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (63.64%) Spring
2 23 (41.82%) Hibernate
3 16 (29.09%) REST
4 15 (27.27%) Spring Boot
5 14 (25.45%) JSON
5 14 (25.45%) RESTful
6 12 (21.82%) Kafka
7 10 (18.18%) Dropwizard
7 10 (18.18%) HTML
8 9 (16.36%) iXBRL
9 8 (14.55%) JAX-RS
9 8 (14.55%) Web Services
10 4 (7.27%) J2EE
10 4 (7.27%) XML
11 2 (3.64%) CSS
11 2 (3.64%) PrimeFaces
11 2 (3.64%) SOAP
11 2 (3.64%) Spring MVC
12 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
1 1 (1.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.18%) Unix
2 9 (16.36%) Linux
3 8 (14.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (47.27%) Microservices
3 15 (27.27%) Scrum
4 14 (25.45%) Configuration Management
5 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
6 11 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
7 10 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 10 (18.18%) Front End Development
7 10 (18.18%) RUP
7 10 (18.18%) Web Development
8 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (14.55%) TDD
10 7 (12.73%) Responsive Web Design
10 7 (12.73%) Web Design
11 6 (10.91%) Domain-Driven Design
12 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (7.27%) OO
13 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
13 3 (5.45%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) Go
3 8 (14.55%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) Scala
6 1 (1.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle
1 3 (5.45%) SAP
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