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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 10 32 9
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs citing Java 55 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 15.63% 6.22% 16.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 14.69% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £278 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £410 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 7 0
Average hourly rate £42.75 £33.84 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £36.45 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -2.80%
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
165 177 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 46.88% 42.34% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 135 42
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £288 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 8 4
Average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% +22.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.40 £15.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Yeovil 0 17 £331 +20.45% 4
Templecombe - 16 - -
Bath +1 10 £400 +33.33% 3
Street +1 4 £513 +76.72% 2
Bridgwater -1 1 £375 - 1
Wells - 1 - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 41 (48.24%) Software Engineering
2 39 (45.88%) SQL
3 31 (36.47%) C++
4 29 (34.12%) HTML
4 29 (34.12%) JSP
4 29 (34.12%) UML
4 29 (34.12%) Security Cleared
5 28 (32.94%) Spring
6 27 (31.76%) SC Cleared
7 24 (28.24%) Web Services
7 24 (28.24%) CSS
8 23 (27.06%) Tomcat
8 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (25.88%) Apache
10 21 (24.71%) OO
10 21 (24.71%) Scrum
10 21 (24.71%) Web Development
11 19 (22.35%) Requirements Analysis
12 18 (21.18%) Management Information System
12 18 (21.18%) Information Management
13 17 (20.00%) Time Management
14 16 (18.82%) Eclipse
14 16 (18.82%) Apache Camel
15 15 (17.65%) PL/SQL
15 15 (17.65%) Luciad
16 14 (16.47%) Oracle
17 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
17 13 (15.29%) C#
18 12 (14.12%) UNIX
18 12 (14.12%) Microsoft

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (27.06%) Tomcat
2 22 (25.88%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.35%) JBoss
3 2 (2.35%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.18%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (1.18%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.18%) Liferay
4 1 (1.18%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Firewall
1 2 (2.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (14.12%) Oracle Database
3 11 (12.94%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.35%) SQLPlus
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Eclipse
2 11 (12.94%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (8.24%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (4.71%) Maven
5 4 (4.71%) ClearCase
5 4 (4.71%) JUnit
5 4 (4.71%) ClearQuest
6 3 (3.53%) Ant
7 2 (2.35%) Subversion
7 2 (2.35%) Toad
7 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.35%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.18%) JIRA
8 1 (1.18%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (11.76%) Aerospace
2 6 (7.06%) Military
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) Developer
2 38 (44.71%) Software Engineer
3 19 (22.35%) Java Developer
4 18 (21.18%) Java Software Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Analyst
6 10 (11.76%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (11.76%) PL/SQL Developer
6 10 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Oracle Analyst
7 9 (10.59%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Business Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Trainee Software Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Trainee
8 4 (4.71%) TIBCO Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Java Technologist
10 2 (2.35%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.35%) ColdFusion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) HTML
1 29 (34.12%) JSP
2 28 (32.94%) Spring
3 24 (28.24%) CSS
3 24 (28.24%) Web Services
4 16 (18.82%) Apache Camel
5 11 (12.94%) Apache CXF
6 9 (10.59%) Hibernate
7 6 (7.06%) .NET
7 6 (7.06%) J2EE
7 6 (7.06%) GWT
8 5 (5.88%) jQuery
9 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.53%) Java EE
11 2 (2.35%) XML
11 2 (2.35%) JSF
11 2 (2.35%) SOAP
11 2 (2.35%) Struts
11 2 (2.35%) XHTML
12 1 (1.18%) AWT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.12%) UNIX
2 3 (3.53%) Linux
2 3 (3.53%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.18%) Solaris
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) Software Engineering
2 29 (34.12%) UML
3 23 (27.06%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (24.71%) Scrum
4 21 (24.71%) OO
4 21 (24.71%) Web Development
5 19 (22.35%) Requirements Analysis
6 18 (21.18%) Information Management
7 17 (20.00%) Time Management
8 11 (12.94%) SDLC
9 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
11 4 (4.71%) TDD
12 3 (3.53%) E-Procurement
12 3 (3.53%) Android Development
13 2 (2.35%) Software Architecture
13 2 (2.35%) Change Control
13 2 (2.35%) Unit Testing
13 2 (2.35%) Programme Management
13 2 (2.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.88%) SQL
2 31 (36.47%) C++
3 15 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 13 (15.29%) C#
5 11 (12.94%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.18%) Python
7 1 (1.18%) Ada
7 1 (1.18%) XPath
7 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (34.12%) Security Cleared
2 27 (31.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.65%) Luciad
2 14 (16.47%) Oracle
3 12 (14.12%) Microsoft
4 9 (10.59%) Google
5 4 (4.71%) TIBCO
5 4 (4.71%) ATG
6 1 (1.18%) hybris
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe
6 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.18%) SAP
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