Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16 -16
Contract jobs citing Java 54 68 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 45.00% 42.24% 4.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 77.14% 91.89% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 45 7
West Wales median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £300
90th Percentile £600 £586 £500
Wales median daily rate £450 £460 £375
% change year-on-year -2.17% +22.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - £58.50

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 70 74 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 58.33% 45.96% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 27
West Wales median daily rate £511 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +46.15% -23.08%
10th Percentile £288 £363 £232
90th Percentile £597 £579 £485
Wales median daily rate £375 £414 £350
% change year-on-year -9.37% +18.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Wales median hourly rate - - £15.25
Wales median hourly rate £21.47 £55.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -60.96% +161.90% +0.72%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in West Wales

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in West Wales

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in West Wales over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in West Wales

Java
Contract Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the West Wales region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Swansea -1 54 £525 +10.53% 1
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for Java.

1 49 (90.74%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (85.19%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (81.48%) Open Source
4 41 (75.93%) Web Services
5 38 (70.37%) JavaScript
5 38 (70.37%) Dropwizard
6 30 (55.56%) SQL
6 30 (55.56%) RESTful
7 29 (53.70%) NoSQL
7 29 (53.70%) HTML
7 29 (53.70%) CSS
7 29 (53.70%) Git (software)
8 28 (51.85%) Python
8 28 (51.85%) PaaS
8 28 (51.85%) Node.js
9 27 (50.00%) CQRS
9 27 (50.00%) Serverless
10 21 (38.89%) Software Delivery
11 20 (37.04%) REST
11 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
12 19 (35.19%) Relational Database
13 18 (33.33%) MongoDB
13 18 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
14 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
15 16 (29.63%) Collaborative Working
16 13 (24.07%) BPSS Clearance
17 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
18 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (18.52%) Ansible
20 9 (16.67%) Event Store

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.85%) JBoss
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 46 (85.19%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (51.85%) PaaS
3 27 (50.00%) Serverless
4 9 (16.67%) Google Analytics
5 3 (5.56%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (53.70%) NoSQL
2 19 (35.19%) Relational Database
3 18 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 18 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (16.67%) Event Store
Development Applications
1 29 (53.70%) Git (software)
2 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) JUnit
3 3 (5.56%) Selenium
4 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.70%) JBehave
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.85%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (1.85%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.85%) JMeter
5 1 (1.85%) TestNG
5 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.41%) Electronics
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
1 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
1 4 (7.41%) Marketing
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (79.63%) Developer
2 32 (59.26%) Java Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Technical Architect
5 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) AWS Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Payments Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Java Software Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.85%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Java Applications Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Java Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Java Software Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.85%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (75.93%) Web Services
2 38 (70.37%) Dropwizard
3 30 (55.56%) RESTful
4 29 (53.70%) CSS
4 29 (53.70%) HTML
5 28 (51.85%) Node.js
6 20 (37.04%) REST
7 9 (16.67%) Play Framework
7 9 (16.67%) SOAP
8 3 (5.56%) JSON
9 2 (3.70%) XML
10 1 (1.85%) EJB
10 1 (1.85%) J2EE
10 1 (1.85%) Swing
10 1 (1.85%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
1 2 (3.70%) Unix
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (90.74%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (81.48%) Open Source
3 27 (50.00%) CQRS
4 21 (38.89%) Software Delivery
5 16 (29.63%) Collaborative Working
6 11 (20.37%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (16.67%) Analytics
8 8 (14.81%) Data Security
8 8 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design
8 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
11 3 (5.56%) Scrum
11 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
12 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
12 2 (3.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (70.37%) JavaScript
2 30 (55.56%) SQL
3 28 (51.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
3 13 (24.07%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.70%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (12.96%) GDPR
2 7 (12.96%) PSD2
3 3 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Google
2 4 (7.41%) SAP