The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 5 15 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +23
Contract jobs citing Java 41 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.47% 12.15% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.75% 26.06% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 6
Average daily rate £375 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £495 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 4
Average hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £34.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +6.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £33.03 £30.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £47.00 £44.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Java
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
118 165 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 47.39% 46.61% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 95 98
Average daily rate £344 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £482 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 7
Average hourly rate £42.25 £36.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £32.53 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £47.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

Java
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 within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 +2 30 £300 -11.11%
Taunton - 4 £406 - 1
Templecombe +2 3 - -
Bath -15 1 - - 10
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
1 55 (52.38%) C++
2 51 (48.57%) Software Engineering
3 43 (40.95%) UML
4 42 (40.00%) Scrum
5 37 (35.24%) Security Cleared
6 30 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 30 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 29 (27.62%) OO
8 24 (22.86%) HTML
8 24 (22.86%) Aerospace
8 24 (22.86%) User Experience
9 23 (21.90%) C#
9 23 (21.90%) CSS
10 22 (20.95%) Time Management
11 21 (20.00%) Spring
12 19 (18.10%) Web Services
13 17 (16.19%) MS Office
13 17 (16.19%) J2EE
13 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
14 14 (13.33%) Apache Camel
15 13 (12.38%) Web Development
15 13 (12.38%) Visual Studio
16 12 (11.43%) HTML5
17 11 (10.48%) SDLC
17 11 (10.48%) Information Management
17 11 (10.48%) Requirements Analysis
17 11 (10.48%) Luciad
17 11 (10.48%) Apache CXF
17 11 (10.48%) Git (software)

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.81%) Apache
1 4 (3.81%) Confluence
1 4 (3.81%) Node.js
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.90%) IIS
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.95%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (0.95%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.95%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (16.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Magento
1 3 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.95%) BigMachines
2 1 (0.95%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.95%) DHCP
3 1 (0.95%) DNS
3 1 (0.95%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) FTP
3 1 (0.95%) IPsec
3 1 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.81%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.81%) MySQL
4 4 (3.81%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.86%) GIS
6 2 (1.90%) QGIS
7 1 (0.95%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.95%) Big Data
7 1 (0.95%) DB2
7 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.95%) Informix
7 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.38%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.48%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 9 (8.57%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.76%) JIRA
7 4 (3.81%) Android Studio
7 4 (3.81%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.81%) Eclipse RCP
7 4 (3.81%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.81%) Selenium
8 3 (2.86%) gulp
9 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.95%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.95%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.95%) Gradle
9 1 (0.95%) JBehave
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.95%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (22.86%) Aerospace
2 10 (9.52%) Finance
3 7 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.71%) Retail
5 3 (2.86%) Electronics
5 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 3 (2.86%) Military
5 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (58.10%) Developer
2 38 (36.19%) Java Developer
3 32 (30.48%) Software Engineer
4 19 (18.10%) Java Engineer
5 18 (17.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Agile Developer
8 8 (7.62%) Agile Java Developer
8 8 (7.62%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Support Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Android Developer
11 5 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (4.76%) iOS Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Java Programmer
11 5 (4.76%) Programmer
12 4 (3.81%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.86%) HTML
2 23 (21.90%) CSS
3 21 (20.00%) Spring
4 19 (18.10%) Web Services
5 17 (16.19%) J2EE
6 14 (13.33%) Apache Camel
7 12 (11.43%) HTML5
8 11 (10.48%) Apache CXF
9 10 (9.52%) MFC
9 10 (9.52%) REST
9 10 (9.52%) STL
10 8 (7.62%) XML
11 5 (4.76%) Android SDK
11 5 (4.76%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.76%) RESTful
12 4 (3.81%) Backbone.js
12 4 (3.81%) CSS3
12 4 (3.81%) iOS SDK
12 4 (3.81%) Java SE
12 4 (3.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) User Experience
2 11 (10.48%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.71%) Replication
4 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.81%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.81%) iPad
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.71%) Android
2 5 (4.76%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.81%) Windows
4 3 (2.86%) Linux
4 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (48.57%) Software Engineering
3 43 (40.95%) UML
4 42 (40.00%) Scrum
5 29 (27.62%) OO
6 22 (20.95%) Time Management
7 13 (12.38%) Web Development
8 11 (10.48%) Information Management
8 11 (10.48%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (10.48%) SDLC
9 10 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 8 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (7.62%) TDD
11 7 (6.67%) BDD
11 7 (6.67%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.67%) Logistics
11 7 (6.67%) MVC
11 7 (6.67%) Programme Management
12 5 (4.76%) Android Development
12 5 (4.76%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (52.38%) C++
2 30 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 23 (21.90%) C#
4 11 (10.48%) SQL
5 3 (2.86%) PHP
6 2 (1.90%) Ada
6 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.90%) Ruby
7 1 (0.95%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.95%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.95%) C
7 1 (0.95%) Perl
7 1 (0.95%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (35.24%) Security Cleared
2 30 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) ISEB
3 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.57%) QA
2 6 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) Puppet
2 1 (0.95%) Ansible
2 1 (0.95%) Mesos
2 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.48%) Luciad
3 7 (6.67%) Oracle
3 7 (6.67%) SAP
4 2 (1.90%) ATG
5 1 (0.95%) BEA
5 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.95%) Siebel
5 1 (0.95%) Sybase
5 1 (0.95%) VeriFone
5 1 (0.95%) WorldPay
Fleet Street & Croydon
InfoURGE Technologies
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