The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £475 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 Engineer
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 67 61
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 19 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.66% 0.61% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 0.62% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 3
Median daily rate £475 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £46.75
% change year-on-year +3.75% -14.43%  

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 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 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 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
West Wales -7 12 £475 +5.55%
South Wales - 7 £425 - 1
Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 37 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (56.76%) Security Cleared
4 20 (54.05%) SC Cleared
5 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
6 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
7 12 (32.43%) DevOps
8 11 (29.73%) Spring
8 11 (29.73%) Problem Management
9 9 (24.32%) Scrum
10 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
11 7 (18.92%) REST
12 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (16.22%) Degree
12 6 (16.22%) RESTful
12 6 (16.22%) TDD
12 6 (16.22%) Maven
12 6 (16.22%) SQL
12 6 (16.22%) Oracle
12 6 (16.22%) Web Services
12 6 (16.22%) Apache
12 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
13 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
13 5 (13.51%) BDD
13 5 (13.51%) Kanban
13 5 (13.51%) Open Source
13 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
14 4 (10.81%) Domain-Driven Design
14 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (10.81%) JavaScript

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 6 (16.22%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
1 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Event Store
3 1 (2.70%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) Maven
3 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.41%) Electronics
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Spring
2 7 (18.92%) REST
3 6 (16.22%) RESTful
3 6 (16.22%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) JSON
4 3 (8.11%) Spring Boot
5 2 (5.41%) Dropwizard
5 2 (5.41%) iXBRL
5 2 (5.41%) Kafka
6 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.70%) JAX-RS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (89.19%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
3 12 (32.43%) DevOps
4 11 (29.73%) Problem Management
5 9 (24.32%) Scrum
6 8 (21.62%) Mentoring
7 6 (16.22%) Software Delivery
7 6 (16.22%) TDD
8 5 (13.51%) BDD
8 5 (13.51%) Kanban
8 5 (13.51%) Open Source
9 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
9 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.81%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (8.11%) High Availability
11 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (5.41%) Microservices
11 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
11 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) Go
3 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (54.05%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.22%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
1 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) SAP