Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 23 50 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 24.73% 48.54% 18.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 65.71% 74.63% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 12
West Wales median daily rate £500 £500 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.80% -2.43%
10th Percentile £398 £325 £394
90th Percentile £638 £588 £584
Wales median daily rate £438 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - £25.75

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 35 67 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 37.63% 65.05% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 19
West Wales median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £398 £300 £273
90th Percentile £630 £588 £594
Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £19.88 £18.75
% change year-on-year -5.06% +6.00% +7.14%

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 2018. 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 23 £500 - 7
Java
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Wales region with a requirement for Java.

1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (82.61%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (47.83%) Java 8
3 10 (43.48%) REST
3 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (39.13%) ETL
4 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
4 9 (39.13%) Spinnaker
4 9 (39.13%) Docker
4 9 (39.13%) Kubernetes
5 8 (34.78%) Ansible
5 8 (34.78%) Dropwizard
5 8 (34.78%) Open Source
5 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
5 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (34.78%) Domain-Driven Design
5 8 (34.78%) Intranet
5 8 (34.78%) Extranet
5 8 (34.78%) Workflow
6 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 7 (30.43%) Play Framework
6 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
6 7 (30.43%) Event Store
6 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
6 7 (30.43%) Collaborative Working
7 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (26.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 19 (82.61%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Extranet
1 8 (34.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
2 7 (30.43%) Event Store
2 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (30.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Spinnaker
2 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 6 (26.09%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Principal Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) REST
1 10 (43.48%) Web Services
2 8 (34.78%) Dropwizard
3 7 (30.43%) Play Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Spring
5 3 (13.04%) J2EE
5 3 (13.04%) Spring Boot
6 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.35%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (39.13%) ETL
4 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (34.78%) Domain-Driven Design
4 8 (34.78%) Open Source
4 8 (34.78%) Workflow
5 7 (30.43%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (26.09%) User Stories
7 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
7 5 (21.74%) CQRS
7 5 (21.74%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 3 (13.04%) Microservices
10 2 (8.70%) Decision-Making
10 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (8.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java 8
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (21.74%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Kubernetes
2 8 (34.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Google
1 1 (4.35%) SAP