The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 16 9
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs citing Java 18 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 21.95% 6.90% 12.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.30% 15.09% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 7
Median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £190.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bath
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 47 53 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 57.32% 45.69% 54.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 40 29
Median daily rate £425 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Bath

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in Bath.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Bath

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bath

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Bath over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Bath

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Bath

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Bath region with a requirement for Java.

1 12 (54.55%) DevOps
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) Web Services
4 8 (36.36%) XML
5 7 (31.82%) JDBC
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle
5 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
5 7 (31.82%) JPA
5 7 (31.82%) RESTful
5 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
6 6 (27.27%) Java EE
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
7 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
7 5 (22.73%) C#
7 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (22.73%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
7 5 (22.73%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 5 (22.73%) AWS Certification
7 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (22.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (18.18%) Spring

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bath 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 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 4 (18.18%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
1 11 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Java Engineer
3 6 (27.27%) Architect
4 5 (22.73%) AWS Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
1 8 (36.36%) XML
2 7 (31.82%) Hibernate
2 7 (31.82%) JDBC
2 7 (31.82%) JPA
2 7 (31.82%) RESTful
3 6 (27.27%) Java EE
4 4 (18.18%) Spring
5 3 (13.64%) JSP
6 2 (9.09%) J2EE
6 2 (9.09%) REST
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (4.55%) HTML
7 1 (4.55%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) DevOps
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) TOGAF
4 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) Microservices
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) UML
6 3 (13.64%) User Stories
7 2 (9.09%) Front End Development
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
8 1 (4.55%) Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) C#
2 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle