Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 97 107
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.55% 0.081% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.083% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Wales median daily rate £425 £300 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -31.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £340 £300 £416
90th Percentile £510 £300 £449
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year +13.16% -19.15% +39.26%

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 1235 1211 1571
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.33% 97.98% 95.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 787 1008
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £208 £185
90th Percentile £538 £524 £488
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 84 87
Wales median hourly rate £21.25 £15.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.34% +12.96% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.13 £9.90
90th Percentile £77.50 £67.05 £22.70
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +15 5 £450 +50.00%
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 26 July 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Python
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
4 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
4 3 (42.86%) DevOps
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Maven
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 2 (28.57%) SAS
5 2 (28.57%) Eclipse

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 3 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Ant
2 2 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
2 2 (28.57%) Toad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) RESTful
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Kanban
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle