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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 42 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 14.95% 8.33% 13.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.79% 18.47% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £375 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 7 0
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
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
141 157 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 50.18% 45.11% 48.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 108 82
Average daily rate £369 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 10 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £29.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.74 £21.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £37.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Yeovil +1 19 £325 +18.18% 7
Templecombe - 8 - -
Bath -10 4 £350 +16.66% 5
Taunton - 2 £325 - 3
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 50 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 47 (55.29%) SQL
3 38 (44.71%) HTML
4 36 (42.35%) C++
4 36 (42.35%) JSP
4 36 (42.35%) UML
5 34 (40.00%) CSS
6 33 (38.82%) Tomcat
6 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (38.82%) Security Cleared
7 32 (37.65%) Web Development
7 32 (37.65%) Apache
8 31 (36.47%) Scrum
9 30 (35.29%) OO
10 28 (32.94%) SC Cleared
11 25 (29.41%) Time Management
12 24 (28.24%) Spring
13 23 (27.06%) Web Services
14 20 (23.53%) C#
15 17 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
15 17 (20.00%) Eclipse
16 16 (18.82%) Luciad
16 16 (18.82%) Information Management
16 16 (18.82%) Management Information System
16 16 (18.82%) Apache Camel
17 12 (14.12%) Apache CXF
18 11 (12.94%) Aerospace
19 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
19 10 (11.76%) PL/SQL
20 9 (10.59%) Oracle

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 33 (38.82%) Tomcat
2 32 (37.65%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) JBoss
3 2 (2.35%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.18%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.18%) Liferay
4 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Skype
2 1 (1.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (9.41%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.18%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (4.71%) JUnit
4 3 (3.53%) Maven
4 3 (3.53%) Selenium
4 3 (3.53%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.35%) Subversion
5 2 (2.35%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.35%) Ant
5 2 (2.35%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.18%) Toad
6 1 (1.18%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.18%) Mockito
6 1 (1.18%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.18%) EasyMock
6 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (12.94%) Aerospace
2 6 (7.06%) Military
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) Software Engineer
2 34 (40.00%) Developer
3 25 (29.41%) Java Developer
4 18 (21.18%) Java Software Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Oracle Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Oracle Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (7.06%) SQL Developer
7 6 (7.06%) PL/SQL Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.53%) Trainee Software Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Trainee
9 3 (3.53%) Java Technologist
10 2 (2.35%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.35%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.35%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.35%) ColdFusion Developer
10 2 (2.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (44.71%) HTML
2 36 (42.35%) JSP
3 34 (40.00%) CSS
4 24 (28.24%) Spring
5 23 (27.06%) Web Services
6 16 (18.82%) Apache Camel
7 12 (14.12%) Apache CXF
8 8 (9.41%) J2EE
9 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
10 6 (7.06%) .NET
11 4 (4.71%) jQuery
12 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET
12 3 (3.53%) SOAP
13 2 (2.35%) XHTML
13 2 (2.35%) XML
13 2 (2.35%) Java EE
13 2 (2.35%) GWT
14 1 (1.18%) JSTL
14 1 (1.18%) Spring MVC
14 1 (1.18%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.18%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.18%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.41%) UNIX
2 4 (4.71%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Windows
3 1 (1.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 36 (42.35%) UML
3 33 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (37.65%) Web Development
5 31 (36.47%) Scrum
6 30 (35.29%) OO
7 25 (29.41%) Time Management
8 17 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 16 (18.82%) Information Management
10 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 3 (3.53%) SOA
11 3 (3.53%) E-Procurement
11 3 (3.53%) Programme Management
11 3 (3.53%) SDLC
12 2 (2.35%) Automation Testing
12 2 (2.35%) Change Control
12 2 (2.35%) TDD
12 2 (2.35%) B2B
13 1 (1.18%) Configuration Management
13 1 (1.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (55.29%) SQL
2 36 (42.35%) C++
3 20 (23.53%) C#
4 10 (11.76%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.35%) C
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) Python
8 1 (1.18%) Ada
8 1 (1.18%) XPath
8 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (38.82%) Security Cleared
2 28 (32.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.18%) Puppet
1 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (18.82%) Luciad
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle
2 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) ATG
4 2 (2.35%) Google
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
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