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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 28 30 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.14% 13.51% 11.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.28% 28.30% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 9
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£300 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £361 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
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
162 106 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 47.09% 47.75% 40.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 75 40
Average daily rate £315 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £371 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.65 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.04% +12.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £21.37 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £37.93 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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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 +3 9 £275 -14.06%
Bath +2 8 £300 - 6
Street - 5 £290 - 3
Bridgwater -1 3 - - 2
Frome - - - -
Glastonbury - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Wells - - - -
Java
South West

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 21 (45.65%) OO
2 20 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 18 (39.13%) SQL
4 13 (28.26%) UML
4 13 (28.26%) Web Development
5 12 (26.09%) HTML
5 12 (26.09%) CSS
5 12 (26.09%) OOP
5 12 (26.09%) Configuration Management
5 12 (26.09%) Scrum
6 11 (23.91%) J2EE
6 11 (23.91%) Web Services
6 11 (23.91%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (21.74%) C++
7 10 (21.74%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (21.74%) Change Control
8 9 (19.57%) .NET
8 9 (19.57%) Oracle
8 9 (19.57%) Apache
8 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
9 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
9 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
10 7 (15.22%) C#
10 7 (15.22%) MySQL
10 7 (15.22%) JSP
10 7 (15.22%) XML
10 7 (15.22%) Linux
11 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 9 (19.57%) Apache
2 8 (17.39%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.52%) CMS
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.35%) MQSeries
4 2 (4.35%) nginx
4 2 (4.35%) Confluence
4 2 (4.35%) Escenic
4 2 (4.35%) MediaWiki
4 2 (4.35%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
1 1 (2.17%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) VPN
1 2 (4.35%) IPv6
1 2 (4.35%) OSPF
1 2 (4.35%) BGP
1 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
1 2 (4.35%) IPsec
1 2 (4.35%) Network Security
1 2 (4.35%) LDAP
1 2 (4.35%) LAN
1 2 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.70%) CouchDB
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) MS Access
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (17.39%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.70%) Subversion
3 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.52%) JUnit
5 2 (4.35%) JIRA
5 2 (4.35%) Hudson
5 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (10.87%) Aerospace
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Military
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (60.87%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) Java Developer
3 15 (32.61%) Software Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Junior Java Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Junior
6 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Scala Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Android Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C++ Developer
8 2 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) HTML
1 12 (26.09%) CSS
2 11 (23.91%) J2EE
2 11 (23.91%) Web Services
3 9 (19.57%) .NET
4 7 (15.22%) JSP
4 7 (15.22%) XML
5 4 (8.70%) EJB
5 4 (8.70%) SVG
5 4 (8.70%) LAMP
5 4 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 4 (8.70%) Batik
5 4 (8.70%) Akka
5 4 (8.70%) Play Framework
6 3 (6.52%) CSS3
6 3 (6.52%) jQuery
6 3 (6.52%) Ajax
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (6.52%) Spring
6 3 (6.52%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) DTV
1 2 (4.35%) Wiki
1 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) iPad
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Debian
4 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.35%) Windows
5 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) OO
2 20 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 13 (28.26%) Web Development
3 13 (28.26%) UML
4 12 (26.09%) OOP
4 12 (26.09%) Configuration Management
4 12 (26.09%) Scrum
5 11 (23.91%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (21.74%) Change Control
7 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.04%) TDD
8 6 (13.04%) Time Management
8 6 (13.04%) BDD
9 5 (10.87%) iOS Development
9 5 (10.87%) ETL
10 4 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (8.70%) Process Management
10 4 (8.70%) Pair Programming
11 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
11 3 (6.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) C++
3 7 (15.22%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.04%) Scala
5 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.70%) PHP
7 3 (6.52%) Ruby
8 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.35%) Perl
9 1 (2.17%) Delphi
9 1 (2.17%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) ABAP
9 1 (2.17%) Python
9 1 (2.17%) Ada
9 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) CCNA
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Samba
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.35%) Postfix
1 2 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) Citrix
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Zend
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.17%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) Remedy
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