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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 15 26 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Java 31 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.84% 7.73% 18.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.53% 14.40% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £41.45 £31.71 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
144 125 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.71% 53.65% 47.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 83 50
Average daily rate £350 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 4
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.90 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.90% -12.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.12 £19.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £33.84 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Street -4 8 £325 -56.66% 1
Taunton -9 6 £388 -3.12%
Yeovil -2 2 - -
Bath +3 1 £238 -26.92% 16
Bridgwater - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (42.37%) Spring
2 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (28.81%) Software Engineering
3 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 16 (27.12%) E-Commerce
5 15 (25.42%) .NET
6 14 (23.73%) Web Services
6 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
7 13 (22.03%) J2EE
7 13 (22.03%) C++
8 12 (20.34%) JSP
8 12 (20.34%) Hibernate
8 12 (20.34%) Scrum
8 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
9 11 (18.64%) Oracle
10 10 (16.95%) UML
10 10 (16.95%) ATG
10 10 (16.95%) Rational DOORS
11 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
11 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
12 8 (13.56%) Apache
12 8 (13.56%) Google
12 8 (13.56%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (13.56%) GWT
12 8 (13.56%) hybris
12 8 (13.56%) BDD
12 8 (13.56%) Requirements Engineering
12 8 (13.56%) Rational Rhapsody
13 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
13 7 (11.86%) Spring MVC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 8 (13.56%) Apache
2 7 (11.86%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (3.39%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (3.39%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) JBoss
5 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Project
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.39%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) SAN
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) DHCP
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.69%) DNS
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
1 1 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.08%) DTS
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.69%) Voldemort
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) HBase
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (13.56%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.86%) Eclipse
4 6 (10.17%) ClearCase
4 6 (10.17%) ClearQuest
5 5 (8.47%) JIRA
5 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
5 5 (8.47%) Bitbucket
6 4 (6.78%) Ant
6 4 (6.78%) JUnit
7 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.39%) Subversion
8 1 (1.69%) Maven
General
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Electronics
2 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
2 4 (6.78%) Marketing
3 3 (5.08%) Military
4 1 (1.69%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Developer
2 20 (33.90%) Java Developer
3 13 (22.03%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Technical Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Hybris Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Database Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Business Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.39%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.39%) TIBCO Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Java Software Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Lead Java Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (42.37%) Spring
2 15 (25.42%) .NET
3 14 (23.73%) Web Services
4 13 (22.03%) J2EE
5 12 (20.34%) JSP
5 12 (20.34%) Hibernate
6 8 (13.56%) GWT
7 7 (11.86%) Spring MVC
8 5 (8.47%) HTML
8 5 (8.47%) Spring Batch
8 5 (8.47%) Spring Integration
9 4 (6.78%) CSS
9 4 (6.78%) Java EE
10 2 (3.39%) JPA
10 2 (3.39%) Apache Camel
10 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
10 2 (3.39%) jQuery
11 1 (1.69%) Ajax
11 1 (1.69%) SOAP
11 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) DTV
2 4 (6.78%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) UNIX
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Debian
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Software Engineering
3 16 (27.12%) E-Commerce
4 12 (20.34%) Scrum
5 10 (16.95%) UML
6 9 (15.25%) Unit Testing
7 8 (13.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (13.56%) BDD
7 8 (13.56%) Requirements Engineering
8 7 (11.86%) MVC
8 7 (11.86%) TDD
9 6 (10.17%) Information Management
10 5 (8.47%) OO
11 4 (6.78%) Web Application Development
11 4 (6.78%) System Testing
11 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
11 4 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (5.08%) Web Development
12 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) C++
3 7 (11.86%) C#
4 5 (8.47%) Scala
5 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.08%) Perl
6 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
7 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.39%) Python
7 2 (3.39%) C
7 2 (3.39%) PHP
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Erlang
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle
2 10 (16.95%) ATG
3 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (13.56%) Google
4 8 (13.56%) hybris
5 4 (6.78%) SAP
6 2 (3.39%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.69%) Sun
7 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £36 per hour or £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago