The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 24 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 Engineer
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 - 75
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.30% - 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Median daily rate £369 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £38.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +23.37% -30.00%  

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 594 545 835
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.43% 96.98% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 356 566
Median daily rate £363 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +2.73%  
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 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 35 40
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 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Wales

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in Wales

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Engineer in Wales

Java Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Engineer in Wales

Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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 - 4 £363 -
West Wales - 4 £475 -
Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (74.07%) Security Cleared
4 19 (70.37%) Software Engineering
5 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 12 (44.44%) Problem Management
7 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
8 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
8 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery
9 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) Scrum
9 5 (18.52%) Python
10 4 (14.81%) OO
10 4 (14.81%) Kanban
10 4 (14.81%) Spring
10 4 (14.81%) RESTful
10 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
10 4 (14.81%) Open Source
10 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
10 4 (14.81%) REST
11 3 (11.11%) High Availability
11 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (11.11%) BDD
11 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
11 3 (11.11%) DevOps
11 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
11 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 3 (11.11%) SQL

Java Engineer 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 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.41%) Ant
2 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Toad
3 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) REST
1 4 (14.81%) RESTful
1 4 (14.81%) Spring
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) JSON
3 2 (7.41%) Kafka
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) iXBRL
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) Software Engineering
3 12 (44.44%) Problem Management
4 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
5 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 5 (18.52%) TDD
7 4 (14.81%) Kanban
7 4 (14.81%) OO
7 4 (14.81%) Open Source
8 3 (11.11%) BDD
8 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.11%) DevOps
8 3 (11.11%) High Availability
8 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.41%) OOD
10 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 1 (3.70%) ETL
10 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Go
5 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) Security Cleared
2 18 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) SAP