The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South West / Somerset
Rank 13 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 31 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.45% 17.26% 11.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.80% 39.85% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 19
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 6
Median hourly rate £41.50 £50.44 £41.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +21.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £43.75 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.78% +14.22%

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
125 133 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 50.20% 43.32% 49.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 84 98
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +15.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £42.50 £36.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil -6 13 £425 -12.82% 2
Bath +4 6 £350 -9.67% 6
Taunton +3 5 £400 +14.28% 5
Street -2 2 £550 +62.96%
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Java.

1 42 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) Scrum
2 28 (56.00%) Software Engineering
3 22 (44.00%) C++
3 22 (44.00%) UML
4 20 (40.00%) C#
5 19 (38.00%) Time Management
6 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
6 17 (34.00%) OO
7 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
8 15 (30.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.00%) Web Services
9 11 (22.00%) User Experience
10 10 (20.00%) CSS
10 10 (20.00%) HTML
10 10 (20.00%) Eclipse
11 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (18.00%) JSP
11 9 (18.00%) Spring
12 8 (16.00%) Hadoop
13 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
13 7 (14.00%) Rational DOORS
13 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
13 7 (14.00%) Big Data
14 6 (12.00%) Change Control
14 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
14 6 (12.00%) RIA
14 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
14 6 (12.00%) Selenium
14 6 (12.00%) TDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.00%) JBoss
3 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.00%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (2.00%) Drupal
5 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.00%) NServiceBus
5 1 (2.00%) SAP EP
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Fredhopper
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (14.00%) Big Data
2 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.00%) QGIS
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.00%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.00%) DB2
5 1 (2.00%) HBase
5 1 (2.00%) Informix
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.00%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (12.00%) Selenium
4 5 (10.00%) Maven
5 4 (8.00%) Subversion
6 3 (6.00%) Ant
6 3 (6.00%) Apache Buildr
6 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
6 3 (6.00%) jMock
6 3 (6.00%) JUnit
6 3 (6.00%) Mercurial
7 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.00%) Gradle
7 2 (4.00%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
8 1 (2.00%) WATIR
8 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.00%) Military
3 2 (4.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Developer
1 19 (38.00%) Software Engineer
2 18 (36.00%) Java Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 15 (30.00%) Java Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (8.00%) Tester
7 3 (6.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Hadoop Developer
8 2 (4.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) Web Services
2 10 (20.00%) CSS
2 10 (20.00%) HTML
3 9 (18.00%) JSP
3 9 (18.00%) Spring
4 6 (12.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (12.00%) SOAP
5 5 (10.00%) RESTful
6 4 (8.00%) Ajax
6 4 (8.00%) EJB
6 4 (8.00%) JSON
6 4 (8.00%) XML
7 3 (6.00%) Apache Camel
7 3 (6.00%) HTML5
7 3 (6.00%) J2EE
7 3 (6.00%) JSF
7 3 (6.00%) Struts
8 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.00%) OAuth2
8 2 (4.00%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) User Experience
2 6 (12.00%) RIA
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Semantic Web
3 2 (4.00%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (56.00%) Scrum
2 28 (56.00%) Software Engineering
3 22 (44.00%) UML
4 19 (38.00%) Time Management
5 17 (34.00%) OO
6 6 (12.00%) Change Control
6 6 (12.00%) TDD
6 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.00%) Refactoring
7 5 (10.00%) Web Development
8 4 (8.00%) Open Source
8 4 (8.00%) SOA
9 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.00%) MVC
9 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) C++
2 20 (40.00%) C#
3 15 (30.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) Ada
6 2 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (2.00%) ABAP
7 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.00%) Shibboleth
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.00%) HDFS
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Ansible
1 3 (6.00%) Oozie
2 2 (4.00%) OpenAM
2 2 (4.00%) OpenSSO
2 2 (4.00%) Sun Identity Manager
3 1 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 5 (10.00%) ATG
3 2 (4.00%) BEA
3 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 2 (4.00%) ForgeRock
3 2 (4.00%) Sun
4 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
4 1 (2.00%) Google
4 1 (2.00%) Informatica
4 1 (2.00%) Luciad
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Sybase
4 1 (2.00%) Talend
4 1 (2.00%) Teradata
4 1 (2.00%) VeriFone
4 1 (2.00%) WorldPay