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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 14 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 29 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.21% 3.30% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.29% 3.46% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 6
Average daily rate £438 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Average hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 £31.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +65.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £52.50 £31.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £52.50 £31.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +5.71%
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
312 289 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 99.05% 95.38% 97.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 173 134
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £17.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.25 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Yeovil - 16 £425 - 1
Templecombe -1 6 £365 -
Taunton - 3 £406 - 3
Bath -3 2 £500 +66.66% 1
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 47 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (70.21%) Scrum
4 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
5 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
5 21 (44.68%) Software Engineering
6 20 (42.55%) C++
6 20 (42.55%) UML
7 17 (36.17%) HTML
7 17 (36.17%) CSS
8 14 (29.79%) Spring
9 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
10 12 (25.53%) C#
11 11 (23.40%) Web Services
11 11 (23.40%) OO
11 11 (23.40%) Web Development
11 11 (23.40%) Time Management
12 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
12 10 (21.28%) SQL
13 9 (19.15%) Aerospace
13 9 (19.15%) Apache Camel
14 8 (17.02%) User Experience
15 7 (14.89%) Open Source
15 7 (14.89%) GIS
15 7 (14.89%) TDD
15 7 (14.89%) J2EE
15 7 (14.89%) Linux
16 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
16 6 (12.77%) BDD
16 6 (12.77%) NoSQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (10.64%) Apache
1 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) IaaS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.89%) GIS
3 6 (12.77%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.64%) QGIS
5 4 (8.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (8.51%) Big Data
6 3 (6.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.51%) Eclipse
2 4 (8.51%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) GitLab
4 1 (2.13%) Gradle
4 1 (2.13%) gulp
4 1 (2.13%) JBehave
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 9 (19.15%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Billing
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) CSS
1 17 (36.17%) HTML
2 14 (29.79%) Spring
3 11 (23.40%) Web Services
4 9 (19.15%) Apache Camel
5 7 (14.89%) J2EE
6 5 (10.64%) JSP
6 5 (10.64%) PostGIS
6 5 (10.64%) XML
7 4 (8.51%) Apache CXF
7 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.51%) HTML5
7 4 (8.51%) Java SE
8 3 (6.38%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (4.26%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.26%) Java EE
9 2 (4.26%) REST
9 2 (4.26%) RESTful
10 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
10 1 (2.13%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) User Experience
2 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (70.21%) Scrum
3 21 (44.68%) Software Engineering
4 20 (42.55%) UML
5 11 (23.40%) OO
5 11 (23.40%) Time Management
5 11 (23.40%) Web Development
6 7 (14.89%) Open Source
6 7 (14.89%) TDD
7 6 (12.77%) BDD
7 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
8 5 (10.64%) Kanban
9 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (8.51%) Information Management
9 4 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.38%) DevOps
10 3 (6.38%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 2 (4.26%) Analytics
11 2 (4.26%) Concurrent Programming
11 2 (4.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (42.55%) C++
3 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.53%) C#
5 10 (21.28%) SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.13%) C
6 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (55.32%) Security Cleared
2 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Luciad
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft