The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 15 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.06% 1.85% 6.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.63% 4.00% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £400 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.88 £42.84 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +14.22%

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
32 25 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 51.61% 46.30% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 52
Median daily rate £280 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £407 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017, 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Java.

1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (60.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (60.00%) Oozie
4 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (40.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) QGIS
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) System Testing
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) HBase
5 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 (60.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) QGIS
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (20.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Camel
1 2 (40.00%) PostGIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Oozie
2 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cloudera