The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 31 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 15 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 4.63% 4.93% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.95% 5.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -13.58%
Java Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
303 211 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.52% 94.62% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 139 113
Average daily rate £335 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% -0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.61% +3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.38 £21.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Somerset region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Street - 5 £305 -
Bath -9 1 £350 +16.66% 3
Frome - - - -
Glastonbury - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) Spring
3 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) J2EE
3 10 (43.48%) Web Services
4 8 (34.78%) Oracle
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 7 (30.43%) MVC
5 7 (30.43%) Spring MVC
6 6 (26.09%) Web Development
7 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) JUnit
7 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
7 5 (21.74%) JSP
7 5 (21.74%) OO
7 5 (21.74%) ETL
7 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
7 5 (21.74%) Apache
7 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
7 5 (21.74%) Spring Batch
7 5 (21.74%) Spring Integration
8 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
8 4 (17.39%) Akka
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
8 4 (17.39%) Play Framework
8 4 (17.39%) System Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Apache
1 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (17.39%) CouchDB
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JUnit
1 5 (21.74%) Eclipse
2 4 (17.39%) Ant
General
1 3 (13.04%) Marketing
1 3 (13.04%) Electronics
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
1 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) Spring
2 10 (43.48%) J2EE
2 10 (43.48%) Web Services
3 7 (30.43%) Spring MVC
4 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
4 5 (21.74%) JSP
4 5 (21.74%) Spring Batch
4 5 (21.74%) Spring Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Akka
5 4 (17.39%) Play Framework
5 4 (17.39%) SVG
5 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 4 (17.39%) HTML
5 4 (17.39%) Java EE
5 4 (17.39%) Batik
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
8 1 (4.35%) Ajax
8 1 (4.35%) XHTML
8 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Cryptography
2 3 (13.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) OO
4 5 (21.74%) ETL
5 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
5 4 (17.39%) System Testing
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) Process Management
5 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
6 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) EAI
8 1 (4.35%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 4 (17.39%) Scala
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 4 (17.39%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
3 1 (4.35%) Zend