Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Java SE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java SE over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 89 91
Contract jobs citing Java SE 0 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.57% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.81% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 13
Wales median daily rate - £473 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.88% -4.44%
UK median daily rate £425 £360 £450
% change year-on-year +18.06% -20.00% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £40.00

Java SE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 372 386 497
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 28.10% 31.61% 30.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 269 340
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £243 £281 £250
90th Percentile £525 £513 £450
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Wales median hourly rate £18.25 £45.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.67% +39.23% +7.44%
10th Percentile £16.19 £39.02 £13.45
90th Percentile £23.39 £70.25 £52.75
UK median hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.04% +5.00%

Java SE
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Java SE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Java SE in Wales

Java SE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java SE in Wales