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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 16 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9  
Contract jobs citing Java 5 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 6.17% 1.37% 12.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.36% 3.23% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £331 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.75% +66.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

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 44 31 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 54.32% 42.47% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 17
Median daily rate £350 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 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 29 March 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) JSP
3 3 (30.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) JBoss
3 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (30.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
3 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data
4 2 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) SOAP
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) Games
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) TDD

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 3 (30.00%) JBoss
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) HTML5
1 3 (30.00%) JSP
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (20.00%) User Stories
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript