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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 13 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Contract jobs citing Java 71 33 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.68% 10.86% 6.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.04% 24.26% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 9
Average daily rate £365 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.06% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 6 2
Average hourly rate £44.00 £41.45 £31.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +30.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.45 £36.40 £31.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £49.50 £31.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -
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
129 136 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 41.21% 44.74% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 87 74
Average daily rate £375 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £258 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £570 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 11 10
Average hourly rate £43.75 £38.13 £31.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.00 £18.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £47.10 £34.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 34 £425 - 9
Templecombe 0 11 £365 -20.65%
Street +6 6 £338 -6.89%
Taunton +7 5 £375 -3.22% 5
Bath -5 4 £388 +44.18% 4
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 72 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.90%) Scrum
3 40 (39.22%) Software Engineering
4 39 (38.24%) C++
5 36 (35.29%) HTML
5 36 (35.29%) UML
5 36 (35.29%) OO
5 36 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 33 (32.35%) CSS
7 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 28 (27.45%) SC Cleared
9 24 (23.53%) Web Services
10 23 (22.55%) Time Management
11 22 (21.57%) SQL
11 22 (21.57%) C#
12 20 (19.61%) Spring
12 20 (19.61%) User Experience
13 18 (17.65%) Web Development
13 18 (17.65%) J2EE
14 17 (16.67%) Git (software)
15 16 (15.69%) Aerospace
16 15 (14.71%) JSP
17 14 (13.73%) Apache Camel
17 14 (13.73%) E-Commerce
17 14 (13.73%) Finance
18 13 (12.75%) Apache
19 12 (11.76%) Eclipse
19 12 (11.76%) HTML5
19 12 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
20 11 (10.78%) QA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (12.75%) Apache
2 11 (10.78%) Tomcat
3 9 (8.82%) Node.js
4 5 (4.90%) Confluence
5 4 (3.92%) Apache Solr
6 3 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.96%) CMS
7 2 (1.96%) IIS
7 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.98%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.98%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.98%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.98%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (9.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.98%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.96%) Magento
3 1 (0.98%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.98%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.98%) IaaS
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.98%) PaaS
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.86%) HTTP
2 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.98%) DHCP
3 1 (0.98%) DNS
3 1 (0.98%) Firewall
3 1 (0.98%) FTP
3 1 (0.98%) Internet
3 1 (0.98%) IPsec
3 1 (0.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.86%) GIS
2 7 (6.86%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.90%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.90%) QGIS
3 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.92%) Big Data
4 4 (3.92%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.92%) MySQL
4 4 (3.92%) SAP HANA
5 3 (2.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.98%) DB2
6 1 (0.98%) Informix
6 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.86%) gulp
4 6 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.88%) JIRA
5 4 (3.92%) Android Studio
5 4 (3.92%) Bitbucket
5 4 (3.92%) Eclipse RCP
5 4 (3.92%) IntelliJ
5 4 (3.92%) Selenium
5 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.94%) Maven
7 2 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.98%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.98%) Gradle
8 1 (0.98%) JBehave
8 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.98%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (15.69%) Aerospace
2 14 (13.73%) Finance
3 7 (6.86%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.88%) Retail
5 3 (2.94%) Banking
5 3 (2.94%) Electronics
5 3 (2.94%) Marketing
5 3 (2.94%) Military
5 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.98%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (68.63%) Developer
2 47 (46.08%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.71%) Java Engineer
5 14 (13.73%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Node.js Developer
6 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 6 (5.88%) Agile Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Agile Java Developer
8 6 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Android Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Architect
9 5 (4.90%) iOS Developer
9 5 (4.90%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.92%) Java Programmer
10 4 (3.92%) Programmer
10 4 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (35.29%) HTML
2 33 (32.35%) CSS
3 24 (23.53%) Web Services
4 20 (19.61%) Spring
5 18 (17.65%) J2EE
6 15 (14.71%) JSP
7 14 (13.73%) Apache Camel
8 12 (11.76%) HTML5
9 10 (9.80%) REST
9 10 (9.80%) RESTful
10 9 (8.82%) Apache CXF
10 9 (8.82%) XML
11 7 (6.86%) Express
12 6 (5.88%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.88%) Middleware
12 6 (5.88%) React
13 5 (4.90%) Android SDK
13 5 (4.90%) PostGIS
14 4 (3.92%) CSS3
14 4 (3.92%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) User Experience
2 10 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.82%) iPad
4 6 (5.88%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.94%) Replication
8 2 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Linux
2 6 (5.88%) Android
3 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Unix
4 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (54.90%) Scrum
3 40 (39.22%) Software Engineering
4 36 (35.29%) OO
4 36 (35.29%) UML
5 23 (22.55%) Time Management
6 18 (17.65%) Web Development
7 14 (13.73%) E-Commerce
8 12 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (9.80%) Open Source
10 9 (8.82%) Information Management
10 9 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (8.82%) TDD
11 8 (7.84%) OOD
11 8 (7.84%) Software Architecture
12 7 (6.86%) BDD
12 7 (6.86%) Configuration Management
12 7 (6.86%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (6.86%) Programme Management
13 6 (5.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 39 (38.24%) C++
2 30 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.57%) C#
3 22 (21.57%) SQL
4 3 (2.94%) PHP
5 2 (1.96%) Ada
5 2 (1.96%) C
5 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (0.98%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.98%) Apple Swift
6 1 (0.98%) Perl
6 1 (0.98%) Python
6 1 (0.98%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 28 (27.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.98%) ISEB
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) Ansible
2 1 (0.98%) Mesos
2 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) Luciad
2 9 (8.82%) Oracle
3 7 (6.86%) SAP
4 2 (1.96%) ATG
5 1 (0.98%) BEA
5 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.98%) Siebel
5 1 (0.98%) Sybase
5 1 (0.98%) VeriFone
5 1 (0.98%) WorldPay
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