The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 10 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 10.42% 4.35% 5.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 9.09% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate £375 £425 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £383 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -6.25%
Java
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

Programming Languages Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 44 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 31.25% 47.83% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 40 16
Average daily rate £425 £413 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% +14.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £675 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Taunton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Taunton region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 10 (90.91%) Scrum
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Open Source
3 7 (63.64%) GIS
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) PostGIS
4 5 (45.45%) QGIS
5 4 (36.36%) Big Data
6 3 (27.27%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
6 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
6 3 (27.27%) Apache Solr
6 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
6 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) Data Management
7 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 2 (18.18%) Analytics
8 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
8 1 (9.09%) Gradle
8 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
8 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
8 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 3 (27.27%) Apache Solr
2 1 (9.09%) Apache Pig
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) GIS
2 5 (45.45%) QGIS
3 4 (36.36%) Big Data
4 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
4 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) eggPlant
1 1 (9.09%) GitLab
1 1 (9.09%) Gradle
1 1 (9.09%) JBehave
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) GIS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) PostGIS
2 3 (27.27%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Camel
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
3 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Data Management
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) Microservices
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft