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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 13 24 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 39 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.64% 5.77% 12.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.29% 11.65% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 14
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£380 £388 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +20.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £306 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £505 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.40 £31.71 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
175 103 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 52.24% 49.52% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 73 52
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 6
Average hourly rate £38.13 £31.90 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.51% -17.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.30 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £37.14 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Taunton -16 7 £375 -6.25%
Street -2 6 £325 -56.66%
Yeovil +1 2 - -
Bath +1 2 £306 +4.25% 5
Bridgwater - 2 £380 -
Somerton - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (35.38%) Software Engineering
2 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (33.85%) Spring
2 22 (33.85%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) .NET
4 17 (26.15%) J2EE
5 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
6 15 (23.08%) Scrum
7 14 (21.54%) C++
7 14 (21.54%) Oracle
7 14 (21.54%) Web Services
7 14 (21.54%) E-Commerce
7 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
8 13 (20.00%) JSP
9 12 (18.46%) UML
10 11 (16.92%) Hibernate
10 11 (16.92%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (15.38%) OO
11 10 (15.38%) C#
12 9 (13.85%) Apache
12 9 (13.85%) Tomcat
12 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.85%) ATG
12 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
13 8 (12.31%) Eclipse
13 8 (12.31%) HTML
14 7 (10.77%) CSS
14 7 (10.77%) MVC
14 7 (10.77%) Telecoms

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (13.85%) Apache
1 9 (13.85%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.08%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.54%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (1.54%) JBoss
3 1 (1.54%) ATG Dynamo
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) MS Project
1 1 (1.54%) MS Office
1 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) LDAP
1 1 (1.54%) DHCP
1 1 (1.54%) HTTP
1 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.54%) DNS
1 1 (1.54%) SAN
1 1 (1.54%) Internet
1 1 (1.54%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.62%) DTS
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.54%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) HBase
5 1 (1.54%) Big Data
5 1 (1.54%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (12.31%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.23%) Rational Rhapsody
4 5 (7.69%) ClearQuest
4 5 (7.69%) JUnit
4 5 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.69%) ClearCase
4 5 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.15%) Ant
5 4 (6.15%) JIRA
5 4 (6.15%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.77%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.69%) Electronics
2 5 (7.69%) Marketing
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.08%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (60.00%) Developer
2 22 (33.85%) Java Developer
3 18 (27.69%) Software Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (7.69%) Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Architect
5 5 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Hybris Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Database Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Developer
8 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.08%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.08%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (33.85%) Spring
2 18 (27.69%) .NET
3 17 (26.15%) J2EE
4 14 (21.54%) Web Services
5 13 (20.00%) JSP
6 11 (16.92%) Hibernate
7 8 (12.31%) HTML
8 7 (10.77%) CSS
8 7 (10.77%) Spring MVC
9 6 (9.23%) GWT
10 5 (7.69%) Spring Batch
10 5 (7.69%) Spring Integration
11 4 (6.15%) Java EE
12 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
12 2 (3.08%) jQuery
12 2 (3.08%) XML
13 1 (1.54%) XHTML
13 1 (1.54%) SOAP
13 1 (1.54%) JPA
13 1 (1.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) DTV
1 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.15%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.54%) Open Source
3 1 (1.54%) Clustering
3 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) UNIX
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Debian
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Software Engineering
2 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.08%) Scrum
4 14 (21.54%) E-Commerce
5 12 (18.46%) UML
6 10 (15.38%) OO
6 10 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (13.85%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.77%) BDD
8 7 (10.77%) MVC
9 6 (9.23%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.23%) Requirements Engineering
9 6 (9.23%) Web Development
10 5 (7.69%) Change Control
10 5 (7.69%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.69%) TDD
10 5 (7.69%) Information Management
10 5 (7.69%) ETL
10 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) SQL
2 14 (21.54%) C++
3 10 (15.38%) C#
4 5 (7.69%) Scala
4 5 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.62%) Perl
6 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.08%) C
7 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 2 (3.08%) Python
8 1 (1.54%) Erlang
8 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.54%) Puppet
1 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 9 (13.85%) ATG
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.77%) hybris
4 6 (9.23%) Google
5 5 (7.69%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.54%) Sun
7 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.54%) Apple
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