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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 14 41 9
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -32
Contract jobs citing Java 38 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.08% 4.47% 13.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.03% 10.81% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £468 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 0
Average hourly rate £38.25 £33.84 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
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
165 185 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 43.77% 41.39% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 142 27
Average daily rate £338 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £385 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 3
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.84 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +78.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.29 £14.35 £15.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.84 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

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
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 29 May 2015.

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
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
Bath +4 9 £400 +14.28% 5
Yeovil -1 8 £338 +22.72% 3
Templecombe - 8 - - 1
Street -1 3 £525 -2.77%
Wells - 1 - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 30 (41.10%) SQL
2 25 (34.25%) Spring
3 23 (31.51%) Software Engineering
4 20 (27.40%) Security Cleared
5 19 (26.03%) JSP
6 17 (23.29%) Web Services
6 17 (23.29%) HTML
6 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
7 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
8 15 (20.55%) C++
8 15 (20.55%) PL/SQL
8 15 (20.55%) UML
9 13 (17.81%) Oracle
9 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
10 12 (16.44%) Tomcat
10 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
10 12 (16.44%) UNIX
10 12 (16.44%) CSS
10 12 (16.44%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (16.44%) SDLC
11 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database
11 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (15.07%) Information Management
11 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
11 11 (15.07%) OO
11 11 (15.07%) Eclipse
11 11 (15.07%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (15.07%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (15.07%) Apache

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (16.44%) Tomcat
2 11 (15.07%) Apache
3 2 (2.74%) JBoss
3 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.37%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.37%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (15.07%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Eclipse
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle Forms
2 7 (9.59%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (8.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.22%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (6.85%) Bitbucket
4 5 (6.85%) JIRA
4 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
4 5 (6.85%) ClearCase
4 5 (6.85%) ClearQuest
5 3 (4.11%) Maven
6 2 (2.74%) Ant
6 2 (2.74%) JUnit
6 2 (2.74%) Toad
6 2 (2.74%) Subversion
7 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.22%) Military
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
3 2 (2.74%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (63.01%) Developer
2 21 (28.77%) Java Developer
2 21 (28.77%) Software Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) SQL Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) PL/SQL Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (13.70%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Oracle Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) Analyst Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Hybris Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Business Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Trainee Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Trainee
7 4 (5.48%) TIBCO Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Database Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Java Technologist
9 2 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (34.25%) Spring
2 19 (26.03%) JSP
3 17 (23.29%) Web Services
3 17 (23.29%) HTML
4 12 (16.44%) CSS
5 10 (13.70%) Hibernate
6 9 (12.33%) .NET
7 8 (10.96%) Apache Camel
8 7 (9.59%) GWT
8 7 (9.59%) J2EE
9 5 (6.85%) jQuery
10 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.11%) Apache CXF
12 2 (2.74%) Struts
12 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
12 2 (2.74%) Java EE
12 2 (2.74%) JSF
13 1 (1.37%) Ajax
13 1 (1.37%) JSTL
13 1 (1.37%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.44%) UNIX
2 3 (4.11%) Linux
2 3 (4.11%) Android
3 2 (2.74%) Windows
4 1 (1.37%) Solaris
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Software Engineering
2 16 (21.92%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.55%) UML
4 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
4 12 (16.44%) Requirements Analysis
4 12 (16.44%) SDLC
5 11 (15.07%) Information Management
5 11 (15.07%) OO
6 10 (13.70%) Scrum
7 9 (12.33%) Web Development
7 9 (12.33%) Unit Testing
8 8 (10.96%) Time Management
8 8 (10.96%) BDD
9 7 (9.59%) TDD
10 6 (8.22%) Requirements Engineering
11 3 (4.11%) E-Procurement
11 3 (4.11%) Test Scripting
11 3 (4.11%) Software Architecture
11 3 (4.11%) Feature Driven Development
11 3 (4.11%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) SQL
2 15 (20.55%) C++
2 15 (20.55%) PL/SQL
3 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.96%) C#
4 5 (6.85%) Scala
5 4 (5.48%) VB.NET
5 4 (5.48%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Python
6 1 (1.37%) VB
6 1 (1.37%) C
6 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) Security Cleared
2 17 (23.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.70%) Google
3 8 (10.96%) hybris
4 7 (9.59%) Luciad
4 7 (9.59%) ATG
5 4 (5.48%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £32.54 - £45.00 per hour
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Templecombe, Somerset
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: Up to £55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago