The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 45 37
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 42 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.89% 3.98% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 4.04% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 16
Median daily rate £400 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.58% -1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.59%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +15.13%  

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 688 644 692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.49% 98.47% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 430 395
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 43
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +33 35 £400 - 4
West Wales -12 5 £525 +16.66% 1
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Java
2 114 (80.28%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (44.37%) Scrum
4 52 (36.62%) Spring
5 50 (35.21%) Security Cleared
6 48 (33.80%) JSON
7 44 (30.99%) Relational Database
7 44 (30.99%) Microservices
8 43 (30.28%) REST
9 40 (28.17%) Cucumber
9 40 (28.17%) SC Cleared
10 39 (27.46%) TDD
10 39 (27.46%) HTML
10 39 (27.46%) Dropwizard
11 37 (26.06%) SQL
12 36 (25.35%) Hibernate
13 35 (24.65%) Software Engineering
14 34 (23.94%) Unix
15 33 (23.24%) Linux
15 33 (23.24%) Configuration Management
16 32 (22.54%) RESTful
17 29 (20.42%) MongoDB
17 29 (20.42%) XML
18 28 (19.72%) Web Services
19 27 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
20 26 (18.31%) Jenkins
20 26 (18.31%) Finance
21 24 (16.90%) CSS
21 24 (16.90%) Kafka
21 24 (16.90%) Spring Boot

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 20 (14.08%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.70%) Liferay
4 1 (0.70%) Mule
4 1 (0.70%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 13 (9.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (15.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.99%) Relational Database
2 29 (20.42%) MongoDB
3 17 (11.97%) Neo4j
4 9 (6.34%) Big Data
5 4 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.11%) Event Store
7 2 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (1.41%) MySQL
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 40 (28.17%) Cucumber
2 26 (18.31%) Jenkins
3 21 (14.79%) JUnit
4 20 (14.08%) Selenium
5 19 (13.38%) JBehave
6 9 (6.34%) Maven
7 8 (5.63%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.70%) Ant
8 1 (0.70%) DbUnit
8 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.70%) gulp
8 1 (0.70%) Hudson
8 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.70%) jMock
8 1 (0.70%) Mocha
8 1 (0.70%) Mockito
8 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.70%) webpack
General
1 26 (18.31%) Finance
2 14 (9.86%) Telecoms
3 13 (9.15%) Electronics
3 13 (9.15%) Manufacturing
3 13 (9.15%) Marketing
4 2 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (36.62%) Spring
2 48 (33.80%) JSON
3 43 (30.28%) REST
4 39 (27.46%) Dropwizard
4 39 (27.46%) HTML
5 36 (25.35%) Hibernate
6 32 (22.54%) RESTful
7 29 (20.42%) XML
8 28 (19.72%) Web Services
9 24 (16.90%) CSS
9 24 (16.90%) Kafka
9 24 (16.90%) Spring Boot
10 19 (13.38%) iXBRL
11 17 (11.97%) JAX-RS
12 8 (5.63%) J2EE
13 5 (3.52%) SOAP
14 3 (2.11%) AngularJS
14 3 (2.11%) Django
15 2 (1.41%) Grails
15 2 (1.41%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.70%) Blog
2 1 (0.70%) Fintech
2 1 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.94%) Unix
2 33 (23.24%) Linux
3 16 (11.27%) Mac OS X
3 16 (11.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (80.28%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (44.37%) Scrum
3 44 (30.99%) Microservices
4 39 (27.46%) TDD
5 35 (24.65%) Software Engineering
6 33 (23.24%) Configuration Management
7 27 (19.01%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (15.49%) Mentoring
9 21 (14.79%) Continuous Deployment
10 20 (14.08%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (13.38%) Software Delivery
12 18 (12.68%) Automated Testing
12 18 (12.68%) Domain-Driven Design
13 16 (11.27%) Open Source
13 16 (11.27%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (11.27%) Web Design
13 16 (11.27%) Web Development
14 15 (10.56%) BDD
15 13 (9.15%) Digital Marketing
15 13 (9.15%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (26.06%) SQL
3 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
4 19 (13.38%) Go
5 8 (5.63%) Scala
6 7 (4.93%) Python
7 2 (1.41%) Groovy
7 2 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (35.21%) Security Cleared
2 40 (28.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.97%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (10.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) vCloud
2 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (12.68%) Ansible
2 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (9.15%) SAP
2 4 (2.82%) Oracle