The first table below looks at the demand for the Java/J2EE Developer role 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/J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java J2EE Developer
Rank 49 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java/J2EE Developer 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.52% 1.05% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £301 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.50
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
368 183 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.83% 95.81% 96.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 93 80
Average daily rate £325 £290 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -43.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
Java/J2EE Developer
South West

Java/J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java/J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Java/J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java/J2EE Developer across the Somerset region.

Java/J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Java/J2EE Developer
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/J2EE Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Bath - 1 £325 -
Java/J2EE Developer
South West

Java/J2EE Developer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JMS
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) Servlets
4 1 (25.00%) Struts
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) SQL

Java/J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Java/J2EE Developer in their job title 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 with Java/J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) XHTML
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) Servlets
4 1 (25.00%) Struts
4 1 (25.00%) JMS
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree