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 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 35 49 24
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 14 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.61% 1.81% 4.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.77% 1.85% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £36.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+11.23% -6.41%
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
371 433 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.62% 97.96% 91.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 329 59
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 13 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 June 2015. 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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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
Yeovil +1 5 £338 -
Bath +1 4 £363 +11.53% 4
Templecombe - 2 - -
Wells - 1 - -
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) Spring
3 10 (45.45%) JSP
4 9 (40.91%) HTML
5 8 (36.36%) CSS
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
5 8 (36.36%) Eclipse
6 7 (31.82%) Apache
7 6 (27.27%) J2EE
7 6 (27.27%) TDD
7 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Time Management
8 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) hybris
8 5 (22.73%) BDD
8 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) Military
8 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
8 5 (22.73%) Web Development
8 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 4 (18.18%) C++
9 4 (18.18%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
10 3 (13.64%) ATG
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) Apache Camel
10 3 (13.64%) SDLC
10 3 (13.64%) Maven

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 8 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 7 (31.82%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (4.55%) LiveCycle
4 1 (4.55%) Liferay
4 1 (4.55%) Apache ServiceMix
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Eclipse
2 3 (13.64%) Maven
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Ant
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (22.73%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Spring
2 10 (45.45%) JSP
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 8 (36.36%) CSS
5 6 (27.27%) J2EE
6 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
7 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) Apache Camel
9 2 (9.09%) Java EE
9 2 (9.09%) XML
9 2 (9.09%) SOAP
9 2 (9.09%) Struts
9 2 (9.09%) JSF
9 2 (9.09%) GWT
10 1 (4.55%) jQuery
10 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
10 1 (4.55%) JPA
10 1 (4.55%) Apache CXF
10 1 (4.55%) Ajax
10 1 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) TDD
2 5 (22.73%) Web Development
2 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Time Management
2 5 (22.73%) BDD
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Feature Driven Development
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Information Management
6 1 (4.55%) XML Parsing
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) XPath
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) hybris
2 3 (13.64%) ATG
3 2 (9.09%) Luciad
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat