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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 23 13 8
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.00% 8.00% 24.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 25.00% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £335 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +3.47%
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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
54 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 54.00% 32.00% 59.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 14
Average daily rate £375 £366 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.45% +18.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £328 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £400 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £19.30 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 4 (57.14%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) DTS
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (14.29%) VB
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) DTS
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft