The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 29 April 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 Software Engineer
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 70
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.74% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £450 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 - £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £384
% change year-on-year +1.17% +10.74%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.75 £37.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year +27.33% -20.21%  

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 653 631 735
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.45% 97.98% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 413 442
Median daily rate £393 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +3.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £454 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 44 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.84% +4.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £18.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Wales

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Wales

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Wales over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Software Engineer in Wales

Java Software 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 Software Engineer in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Wales

Java Software 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 Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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 - 3 £475 - 1
West Wales - 2 £350 -
Java Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Java Software 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) RESTful
7 5 (33.33%) Kanban
7 5 (33.33%) Spring
7 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 4 (26.67%) Open Source
8 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
8 4 (26.67%) TDD
8 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 4 (26.67%) BDD
8 4 (26.67%) DevOps
8 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (20.00%) REST
9 3 (20.00%) High Availability
9 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
10 2 (13.33%) iXBRL
10 2 (13.33%) JSON
10 2 (13.33%) Python
10 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
10 2 (13.33%) Kafka
10 2 (13.33%) Microservices
10 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery

Java Software 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) RESTful
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) iXBRL
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) Kafka
5 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
6 1 (6.67%) Dropwizard
6 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.67%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 5 (33.33%) Kanban
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 4 (26.67%) Open Source
5 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) High Availability
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Microservices
7 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Go
2 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared