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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 40 15
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -25
Contract jobs citing Java 41 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.61% 3.67% 15.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.47% 11.19% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +28.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £531 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £34.70 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
161 134 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 45.61% 32.76% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 94 46
Average daily rate £329 £328 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £413 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Bath +6 15 £363 +3.57% 8
Yeovil +3 7 £338 -
Street -3 4 £550 +1.85%
Templecombe - 4 - - 1
Wells - 1 - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 34 (45.95%) SQL
2 20 (27.03%) Spring
3 19 (25.68%) JSP
4 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
5 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (22.97%) E-Commerce
6 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 16 (21.62%) HTML
6 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
7 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
8 14 (18.92%) .NET
8 14 (18.92%) Oracle
8 14 (18.92%) PL/SQL
9 13 (17.57%) Web Services
9 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
10 12 (16.22%) UNIX
11 11 (14.86%) UML
11 11 (14.86%) OO
11 11 (14.86%) CSS
11 11 (14.86%) C++
11 11 (14.86%) Tomcat
11 11 (14.86%) Google
11 11 (14.86%) Hibernate
12 10 (13.51%) Scrum
12 10 (13.51%) ATG
12 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (13.51%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (13.51%) Apache
12 10 (13.51%) Eclipse

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 11 (14.86%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.51%) Apache
3 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.70%) JBoss
4 2 (2.70%) ATG Dynamo
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (13.51%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.70%) DTS
4 2 (2.70%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Oracle Forms
1 10 (13.51%) Eclipse
2 9 (12.16%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (9.46%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.11%) ClearQuest
4 6 (8.11%) ClearCase
5 5 (6.76%) Visual Studio
5 5 (6.76%) JIRA
5 5 (6.76%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.05%) Subversion
6 3 (4.05%) Maven
7 2 (2.70%) Toad
7 2 (2.70%) Ant
7 2 (2.70%) JUnit
7 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (8.11%) Military
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Electronics
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (62.16%) Developer
2 19 (25.68%) Java Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Software Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) SQL Developer
6 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Oracle Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (10.81%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (8.11%) Architect
9 5 (6.76%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Hybris Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Business Developer
10 4 (5.41%) TIBCO Developer
10 4 (5.41%) Trainee Software Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Trainee
11 3 (4.05%) Android Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Database Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Technical Architect
11 3 (4.05%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) Spring
2 19 (25.68%) JSP
3 16 (21.62%) HTML
4 14 (18.92%) .NET
5 13 (17.57%) Web Services
6 11 (14.86%) CSS
6 11 (14.86%) Hibernate
7 9 (12.16%) J2EE
8 8 (10.81%) GWT
9 5 (6.76%) jQuery
10 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.70%) Struts
11 2 (2.70%) XML
11 2 (2.70%) JSF
11 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
11 2 (2.70%) Java EE
11 2 (2.70%) Apache Camel
12 1 (1.35%) Ext JS
12 1 (1.35%) JPA
12 1 (1.35%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.35%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) UNIX
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Android
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
4 1 (1.35%) Solaris
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) Software Engineering
2 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) E-Commerce
3 11 (14.86%) UML
3 11 (14.86%) OO
4 10 (13.51%) Scrum
5 9 (12.16%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.81%) BDD
6 8 (10.81%) TDD
6 8 (10.81%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (10.81%) Web Development
7 7 (9.46%) Time Management
7 7 (9.46%) Requirements Engineering
8 6 (8.11%) Information Management
9 3 (4.05%) SOA
9 3 (4.05%) Software Architecture
9 3 (4.05%) Feature Driven Development
9 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.05%) Android Development
10 2 (2.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.95%) SQL
2 14 (18.92%) PL/SQL
3 11 (14.86%) C++
4 8 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.81%) C#
5 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.76%) Scala
7 4 (5.41%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.35%) Python
8 1 (1.35%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) Perl
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle
3 11 (14.86%) Google
4 10 (13.51%) ATG
5 8 (10.81%) hybris
6 4 (5.41%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.35%) Luciad
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Red Hat
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