The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 17 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 16 41 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.84% 14.09% 8.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.33% 29.71% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 17
Median daily rate £375 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £400 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 27 7
Median hourly rate £190.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+344.44% +22.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
75 138 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.05% 47.42% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 70 111
Median daily rate £375 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £305 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 32 10
Median hourly rate £33.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +6 11 £375 +7.14% 13
Taunton +12 1 £368 - 9
Bridgwater 0 1 £400 +6.66%
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Java.

1 32 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 25 (56.82%) C++
3 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (47.73%) UML
5 16 (36.36%) Scrum
6 14 (31.82%) OO
7 13 (29.55%) Spring
7 13 (29.55%) Time Management
8 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 12 (27.27%) C#
8 12 (27.27%) User Experience
9 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
9 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 10 (22.73%) Aerospace
11 9 (20.45%) Web Services
12 7 (15.91%) J2EE
12 7 (15.91%) Open Source
13 6 (13.64%) RESTful
13 6 (13.64%) Semantic Web
13 6 (13.64%) Web Development
13 6 (13.64%) JSON
13 6 (13.64%) MFC
13 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
13 6 (13.64%) STL
13 6 (13.64%) Linux
13 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
13 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
13 6 (13.64%) Rational DOORS
13 6 (13.64%) OAuth2
13 6 (13.64%) SDLC

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) Apache Pig
1 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.27%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.27%) SAP EP
3 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 5 (11.36%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.09%) Neo4j
4 3 (6.82%) Apache Accumulo
4 3 (6.82%) Apache Hive
4 3 (6.82%) Big Data
4 3 (6.82%) HBase
4 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.82%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) Gradle
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (22.73%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.55%) Military
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Software Engineer
2 18 (40.91%) Developer
3 13 (29.55%) Java Developer
4 12 (27.27%) Java Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Software Integration Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.55%) C++/C# Developer
8 2 (4.55%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Spring
2 9 (20.45%) Web Services
3 7 (15.91%) J2EE
4 6 (13.64%) JSON
4 6 (13.64%) JSON-LD
4 6 (13.64%) MFC
4 6 (13.64%) OAuth2
4 6 (13.64%) RESTful
4 6 (13.64%) STL
5 4 (9.09%) SAML
6 3 (6.82%) CSS
6 3 (6.82%) HTML
7 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.55%) Apache Camel
7 2 (4.55%) Apache CXF
7 2 (4.55%) SOAP
7 2 (4.55%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.27%) Node.js
8 1 (2.27%) React
8 1 (2.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) User Experience
2 6 (13.64%) Semantic Web
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 24 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (47.73%) UML
4 16 (36.36%) Scrum
5 14 (31.82%) OO
6 13 (29.55%) Time Management
7 7 (15.91%) Open Source
8 6 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.64%) SDLC
8 6 (13.64%) Web Development
9 5 (11.36%) Microservices
9 5 (11.36%) Open Source Development
9 5 (11.36%) Pair Programming
9 5 (11.36%) TDD
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (9.09%) High Availability
10 4 (9.09%) SOA
11 3 (6.82%) DevOps
11 3 (6.82%) Identity Access Management
11 3 (6.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) C++
2 12 (27.27%) C#
3 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Ada
6 1 (2.27%) ABAP
6 1 (2.27%) Groovy
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Docker
2 3 (6.82%) Shibboleth
3 1 (2.27%) vCloud
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Ansible
1 4 (9.09%) OpenAM
2 3 (6.82%) Oozie
2 3 (6.82%) OpenSSO
2 3 (6.82%) Sun Identity Manager
3 1 (2.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.27%) Mesos
3 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) ForgeRock
3 3 (6.82%) Sun
4 2 (4.55%) Luciad
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) VMware
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