The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South West / Somerset
Rank 10 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 38 67 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.52% 22.95% 10.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 55.83% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 13
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £41.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £25.50 £34.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £48.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +16.75%

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
133 120 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 57.83% 41.10% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 62 90
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £483 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +20.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £28.15 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil -5 15 £425 -12.82% 4
Bath +3 7 £350 -30.00% 13
Taunton -1 6 £400 +6.66% 5
Street +3 3 £550 +69.23% 1
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Java.

1 52 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) Scrum
3 33 (55.00%) Software Engineering
4 29 (48.33%) C#
4 29 (48.33%) UML
5 28 (46.67%) C++
6 26 (43.33%) Security Cleared
7 25 (41.67%) Time Management
8 24 (40.00%) SC Cleared
9 23 (38.33%) OO
10 20 (33.33%) SQL
11 15 (25.00%) User Experience
12 13 (21.67%) Eclipse
13 12 (20.00%) Web Services
14 11 (18.33%) CSS
14 11 (18.33%) JSP
14 11 (18.33%) HTML
15 10 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
15 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
16 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
16 9 (15.00%) Hadoop
16 9 (15.00%) Selenium
16 9 (15.00%) Spring
17 8 (13.33%) TDD
17 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
17 8 (13.33%) Big Data
18 7 (11.67%) Change Control
18 7 (11.67%) RIA
18 7 (11.67%) XML
18 7 (11.67%) Tomcat

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 7 (11.67%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.33%) Apache
2 5 (8.33%) Apache Spark
3 3 (5.00%) JBoss
3 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.67%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (1.67%) Drupal
4 1 (1.67%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.67%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) LDAP
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (13.33%) Big Data
3 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.33%) QGIS
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.67%) DB2
6 1 (1.67%) HBase
6 1 (1.67%) Informix
6 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.67%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Eclipse
2 10 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 9 (15.00%) Selenium
4 5 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.33%) JIRA
4 5 (8.33%) Maven
5 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.67%) Subversion
5 4 (6.67%) WATIR
6 3 (5.00%) Ant
6 3 (5.00%) Apache Buildr
6 3 (5.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (5.00%) jMock
6 3 (5.00%) JUnit
6 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 3 (5.00%) Sahi
6 3 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
General
1 7 (11.67%) Aerospace
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Military
4 2 (3.33%) Games
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) Software Engineer
3 21 (35.00%) Java Engineer
4 18 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 18 (30.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 4 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Tester
7 2 (3.33%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Java Hadoop Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) Web Services
2 11 (18.33%) CSS
2 11 (18.33%) HTML
2 11 (18.33%) JSP
3 9 (15.00%) Spring
4 7 (11.67%) XML
5 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (8.33%) SOAP
7 4 (6.67%) Ajax
7 4 (6.67%) EJB
7 4 (6.67%) Gherkin
7 4 (6.67%) RESTful
8 3 (5.00%) .NET
8 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.00%) Apache Camel
8 3 (5.00%) HTML5
8 3 (5.00%) JSF
8 3 (5.00%) JSON
8 3 (5.00%) Struts
9 2 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.00%) User Experience
2 7 (11.67%) RIA
3 2 (3.33%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.67%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (56.67%) Scrum
3 33 (55.00%) Software Engineering
4 29 (48.33%) UML
5 25 (41.67%) Time Management
6 23 (38.33%) OO
7 9 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (13.33%) TDD
9 7 (11.67%) Change Control
10 6 (10.00%) Open Source
10 6 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.00%) Web Development
11 5 (8.33%) BDD
11 5 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.33%) Refactoring
12 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
12 4 (6.67%) Programme Management
12 4 (6.67%) Requirements Management
13 3 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (48.33%) C#
2 28 (46.67%) C++
3 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 8 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.67%) Ada
6 4 (6.67%) Ruby
7 3 (5.00%) Scala
8 1 (1.67%) ABAP
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) Perl
8 1 (1.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 24 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
1 3 (5.00%) HDFS
2 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Ansible
2 3 (5.00%) Oozie
3 2 (3.33%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.67%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.67%) OpenSSO
4 1 (1.67%) Puppet
4 1 (1.67%) Sun Identity Manager
4 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) ATG
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (3.33%) BEA
2 2 (3.33%) Cloudera
2 2 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (1.67%) Cognos
3 1 (1.67%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.67%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.67%) Informatica
3 1 (1.67%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.67%) Luciad
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) Sun
3 1 (1.67%) Sybase
3 1 (1.67%) Talend
3 1 (1.67%) Teradata
3 1 (1.67%) VeriFone
3 1 (1.67%) VMware
3 1 (1.67%) WorldPay
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