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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 30 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.57% 10.19% 11.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.00% 21.57% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 9
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£305 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £338 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
150 102 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 42.86% 47.22% 52.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 80 62
Average daily rate £320 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -44.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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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 7 £275 -14.06%
Street - 7 £305 -
Bath -5 5 £313 +4.16% 8
Bridgwater - 5 £380 - 2
Frome - - - -
Glastonbury - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
2 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) OO
3 18 (33.96%) SQL
4 14 (26.42%) Scrum
5 13 (24.53%) J2EE
5 13 (24.53%) HTML
5 13 (24.53%) Web Services
6 12 (22.64%) CSS
6 12 (22.64%) UML
6 12 (22.64%) OOP
6 12 (22.64%) Web Development
7 11 (20.75%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (20.75%) Spring
7 11 (20.75%) Apache
7 11 (20.75%) C++
7 11 (20.75%) Oracle
8 10 (18.87%) .NET
8 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
8 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
8 10 (18.87%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (18.87%) Change Control
9 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
9 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
9 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
9 8 (15.09%) JSP
9 8 (15.09%) C#
10 7 (13.21%) MySQL
10 7 (13.21%) TDD
11 6 (11.32%) JavaScript

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (20.75%) Apache
2 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.55%) CMS
4 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.77%) MQSeries
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.77%) Confluence
4 2 (3.77%) MediaWiki
4 2 (3.77%) Escenic
4 2 (3.77%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (3.77%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) GIMP
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) LDAP
2 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
2 2 (3.77%) BGP
2 2 (3.77%) OSPF
2 2 (3.77%) IPsec
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) VPN
2 2 (3.77%) LAN
2 2 (3.77%) WAN
2 2 (3.77%) IPv6
2 2 (3.77%) Network Security
3 1 (1.89%) DHCP
3 1 (1.89%) HTTP
3 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.89%) DNS
3 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) CouchDB
2 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) MS Access
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (15.09%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.55%) JUnit
4 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) Ant
5 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.77%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
1 5 (9.43%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 3 (5.66%) Electronics
3 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Developer
2 24 (45.28%) Java Developer
3 16 (30.19%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Java Software Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Junior Java Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Junior
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Android Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) J2EE
1 13 (24.53%) HTML
1 13 (24.53%) Web Services
2 12 (22.64%) CSS
3 11 (20.75%) Spring
4 10 (18.87%) .NET
5 8 (15.09%) JSP
6 6 (11.32%) XML
7 5 (9.43%) Spring Batch
7 5 (9.43%) Spring Integration
7 5 (9.43%) jQuery
7 5 (9.43%) Spring MVC
7 5 (9.43%) Hibernate
8 4 (7.55%) LAMP
8 4 (7.55%) SVG
8 4 (7.55%) Batik
8 4 (7.55%) Ajax
8 4 (7.55%) Play Framework
8 4 (7.55%) Akka
9 3 (5.66%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) DTV
2 2 (3.77%) Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) Wiki
2 2 (3.77%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) iPad
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.66%) Android
3 3 (5.66%) Debian
4 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.77%) UNIX
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.89%) CentOS
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Software Engineering
2 20 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) OO
3 14 (26.42%) Scrum
4 12 (22.64%) UML
4 12 (22.64%) OOP
4 12 (22.64%) Web Development
5 11 (20.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
6 10 (18.87%) Change Control
7 7 (13.21%) TDD
8 6 (11.32%) Time Management
8 6 (11.32%) BDD
9 5 (9.43%) iOS Development
9 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
9 5 (9.43%) ETL
9 5 (9.43%) MVC
10 4 (7.55%) Pair Programming
10 4 (7.55%) Process Management
10 4 (7.55%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) C++
3 8 (15.09%) C#
4 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
4 6 (11.32%) Scala
5 5 (9.43%) PHP
5 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.66%) Ruby
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) Erlang
8 1 (1.89%) Ada
8 1 (1.89%) ABAP
8 1 (1.89%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) Delphi
8 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Samba
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.77%) Postfix
1 2 (3.77%) XenServer
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) ZABBIX
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) JBoss
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix
4 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.89%) Zend
5 1 (1.89%) Sun
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy
5 1 (1.89%) Apple
Bridgwater, Somerset
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