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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 19 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 28 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.64% 8.13% 7.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.86% 18.09% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.31 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.89% -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
141 94 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 43.52% 44.98% 56.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 76 72
Average daily rate £315 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £392 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £19.30 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.39% -44.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -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 20 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
Street - 7 £305 -
Bridgwater - 4 £380 - 2
Yeovil +3 3 £275 -14.06% 1
Bath -7 3 £350 +16.66% 5
Taunton - 1 £250 - 1
Frome - - - -
Glastonbury - - - - 1
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.85%) SQL
4 17 (32.08%) OO
5 15 (28.30%) Web Services
5 15 (28.30%) Scrum
6 13 (24.53%) J2EE
6 13 (24.53%) Oracle
7 12 (22.64%) Apache
7 12 (22.64%) Spring
8 11 (20.75%) Web Development
8 11 (20.75%) JSP
9 10 (18.87%) C++
9 10 (18.87%) HTML
9 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
9 10 (18.87%) Eclipse
10 9 (16.98%) .NET
10 9 (16.98%) CSS
10 9 (16.98%) UML
10 9 (16.98%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
10 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
10 9 (16.98%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
12 7 (13.21%) MVC
12 7 (13.21%) OOP
12 7 (13.21%) Change Control
12 7 (13.21%) Spring MVC
13 6 (11.32%) Time Management
13 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 12 (22.64%) Apache
2 10 (18.87%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.89%) MediaWiki
4 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) LDAP
2 1 (1.89%) LAN
2 1 (1.89%) WAN
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) IPv6
2 1 (1.89%) SAN
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) OSPF
2 1 (1.89%) BGP
2 1 (1.89%) EIGRP
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) IPsec
2 1 (1.89%) Network Security
2 1 (1.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) CouchDB
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) MS Access
5 1 (1.89%) DTS
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.89%) HBase
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Eclipse
2 9 (16.98%) Rational DOORS
3 5 (9.43%) JUnit
4 4 (7.55%) Ant
5 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.77%) ClearQuest
5 2 (3.77%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.89%) Hudson
6 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 5 (9.43%) Aerospace
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Electronics
2 4 (7.55%) Marketing
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Military
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) Developer
2 23 (43.40%) Java Developer
3 15 (28.30%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Junior Java Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Junior Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Junior
5 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.55%) Scala Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) Web Services
2 13 (24.53%) J2EE
3 12 (22.64%) Spring
4 11 (20.75%) JSP
5 10 (18.87%) HTML
6 9 (16.98%) .NET
6 9 (16.98%) CSS
7 7 (13.21%) Spring MVC
8 6 (11.32%) Hibernate
9 5 (9.43%) Spring Batch
9 5 (9.43%) Spring Integration
10 4 (7.55%) Akka
10 4 (7.55%) Play Framework
10 4 (7.55%) Java EE
10 4 (7.55%) Batik
10 4 (7.55%) SVG
11 3 (5.66%) jQuery
12 2 (3.77%) GWT
12 2 (3.77%) XML
12 2 (3.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Cryptography
1 4 (7.55%) DTV
2 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Wiki
3 1 (1.89%) Open Source
3 1 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
1 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 2 (3.77%) Debian
3 2 (3.77%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) CentOS
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Windows
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
4 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
2 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.08%) OO
4 15 (28.30%) Scrum
5 11 (20.75%) Web Development
6 9 (16.98%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (16.98%) UML
7 8 (15.09%) Configuration Management
8 7 (13.21%) MVC
8 7 (13.21%) OOP
8 7 (13.21%) Change Control
9 6 (11.32%) Time Management
10 5 (9.43%) TDD
10 5 (9.43%) ETL
10 5 (9.43%) iOS Development
11 4 (7.55%) Web Application Development
11 4 (7.55%) System Testing
11 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.55%) E-Commerce
11 4 (7.55%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) C++
3 6 (11.32%) C#
3 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
4 5 (9.43%) PHP
4 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.43%) VB.NET
5 4 (7.55%) Scala
6 3 (5.66%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) C
7 2 (3.77%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.89%) Erlang
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) VB
8 1 (1.89%) Ada
8 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.89%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
1 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) CCNA
2 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Postfix
2 1 (1.89%) XenServer
2 1 (1.89%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (24.53%) Oracle
2 4 (7.55%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) ATG
4 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.77%) Google
4 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.89%) Zend
5 1 (1.89%) Apple
5 1 (1.89%) VMware
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.89%) Sun
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Templecombe, Somerset
Clear Edge Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago