Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Senior Java Developer
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 84 116
Rank change year-on-year 0 +32 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 3 22 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.25% 1.54% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.58% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 20 5
Wales median daily rate £513 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +33.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £456 £404 £330
90th Percentile £549 £575 £413
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £29.53 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1160 1390 1578
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.61% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 935 1123
Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £167 £200 £210
90th Percentile £550 £556 £479
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 91 80
Wales median hourly rate £15.24 £13.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.89% -1.82% -1.79%
10th Percentile £10.28 £10.31 £9.23
90th Percentile £46.83 £62.50 £30.48
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Wales

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Wales

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Wales

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 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 -5 1 - - 1
Senior Java Developer
UK

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior Java Developer 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) PaaS
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) CQRS
2 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (66.67%) Dropwizard
2 2 (66.67%) Serverless
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland

Senior Java Developer 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Dropwizard
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland