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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 23 33 11
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Contract jobs citing Java 25 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.37% 4.78% 17.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.80% 12.84% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 26
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£300 £381 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +22.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.38 £47.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £41.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-8.68% +22.79%
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
133 109 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 39.23% 37.20% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 71 54
Average daily rate £330 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £413 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Average hourly rate £37.13 £15.25 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.44% -8.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 27 March 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 27 March 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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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
Bath +13 9 £300 -21.31% 2
Street -4 5 £400 -25.92%
Yeovil - 1 - - 2
Taunton - - - - 1
Bridgwater - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (38.71%) SQL
2 18 (29.03%) Spring
3 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
3 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (25.81%) .NET
4 16 (25.81%) E-Commerce
5 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
6 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.58%) C++
7 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
7 13 (20.97%) Google
8 12 (19.35%) Web Services
8 12 (19.35%) UML
8 12 (19.35%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (17.74%) Oracle
9 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
10 10 (16.13%) PL/SQL
10 10 (16.13%) JSP
10 10 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (16.13%) GWT
10 10 (16.13%) Requirements Engineering
10 10 (16.13%) ATG
10 10 (16.13%) Hibernate
10 10 (16.13%) Scrum
10 10 (16.13%) Rational Rhapsody
11 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
11 9 (14.52%) J2EE
12 8 (12.90%) C#
12 8 (12.90%) OO
12 8 (12.90%) UNIX

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (4.84%) Apache
1 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
1 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (3.23%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Project
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) SAN
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) DTS
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.61%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.61%) MS Access
5 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) HBase
5 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Rational DOORS
2 10 (16.13%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (12.90%) ClearCase
3 8 (12.90%) ClearQuest
4 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
5 6 (9.68%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (8.06%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.06%) JIRA
6 5 (8.06%) Bitbucket
7 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.23%) Subversion
7 2 (3.23%) Maven
7 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.61%) Toad
8 1 (1.61%) Ant
8 1 (1.61%) JUnit
General
1 4 (6.45%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.84%) Military
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (54.84%) Developer
2 16 (25.81%) Software Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) SQL Developer
6 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Architect
7 5 (8.06%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Hybris Developer
8 4 (6.45%) AWS Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Trainee Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Trainee
8 4 (6.45%) TIBCO Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Business Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Database Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Android Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) Spring
2 16 (25.81%) .NET
3 12 (19.35%) Web Services
4 10 (16.13%) JSP
4 10 (16.13%) Hibernate
4 10 (16.13%) GWT
5 9 (14.52%) J2EE
6 7 (11.29%) HTML
7 4 (6.45%) jQuery
7 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
8 3 (4.84%) CSS
9 2 (3.23%) JPA
9 2 (3.23%) Apache Camel
9 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.61%) Java EE
10 1 (1.61%) JSF
10 1 (1.61%) Struts
10 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) DTV
3 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) UNIX
2 3 (4.84%) Android
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.42%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (27.42%) Software Engineering
2 16 (25.81%) E-Commerce
3 12 (19.35%) UML
4 10 (16.13%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (16.13%) Scrum
4 10 (16.13%) Requirements Engineering
5 9 (14.52%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.90%) BDD
6 8 (12.90%) Information Management
6 8 (12.90%) OO
7 7 (11.29%) TDD
8 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.84%) Android Development
8 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.84%) Feature Driven Development
9 2 (3.23%) Software Architecture
9 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.23%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) SQL
2 14 (22.58%) C++
3 10 (16.13%) PL/SQL
4 8 (12.90%) C#
5 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.06%) Scala
7 4 (6.45%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.61%) PHP
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) Python
9 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.97%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) Linux-HA
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) Google
3 11 (17.74%) Oracle
4 10 (16.13%) ATG
5 8 (12.90%) hybris
6 4 (6.45%) TIBCO
7 2 (3.23%) SAP
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Rate: £37 per hour
Posted: 7 hours ago