Period
to 18 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 35 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 15 18 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.29% 3.97% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 4.13% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 17
Somerset median daily rate £413 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -9.09% +6.21%
10th Percentile £290 £294 £310
90th Percentile £504 £409 £535
South West median daily rate £435 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 18
Somerset median hourly rate - £39.50 £43.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.97% -16.43%
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £39.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +4.18% -10.23% -7.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Somerset
Contract vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 443 436 689
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.15% 96.25% 98.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 230 399
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +7.91%
10th Percentile £145 £183 £260
90th Percentile £500 £500 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 84 77
Somerset median hourly rate £19.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.63% -1.25% +99.40%
10th Percentile £10.91 £13.00 £13.30
90th Percentile £43.23 £43.00 £57.00
South West median hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -5.45% -26.67% +78.57%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Somerset

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Somerset

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Somerset over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Somerset

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Somerset

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -6 8 £375 +13.21% 6
Clevedon - 2 £300 -
Street - 2 £456 -
Taunton -2 1 - - 1
Java Developer
South West

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (33.33%) REST
5 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) Bitbucket
6 4 (26.67%) J2EE
6 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) Maven
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) Ant
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) SOAP
7 3 (20.00%) Groovy
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) Web Development
7 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (20.00%) Microservices
7 3 (20.00%) Gradle
8 2 (13.33%) DevOps
8 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (13.33%) GitHub
8 2 (13.33%) API Development
8 2 (13.33%) Back Office
8 2 (13.33%) JSON

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (13.33%) Mule
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Bitbucket
3 3 (20.00%) Ant
3 3 (20.00%) Gradle
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (13.33%) Cobertura
4 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (26.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (26.67%) J2EE
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) JSP
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
6 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (6.67%) D3.js
6 1 (6.67%) Java EE
6 1 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (6.67%) Middleware
6 1 (6.67%) Node.js
6 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (6.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
1 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) Microservices
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (13.33%) API Development
4 2 (13.33%) B2C
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) OO
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) Groovy
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.67%) Kotlin
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) hybris
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle