The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 29 28
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 24 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.65% 2.46% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.24% 2.70% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 4
Median daily rate £425 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £399
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.26% +14.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £39.30
% change year-on-year +29.57% -9.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 196 222 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 95.15% 90.98% 96.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 114 175
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £188 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 42
Median hourly rate £52.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.53% -7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +8 9 £450 +28.57% 4
Taunton - 8 £424 -
Java Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 16 (47.06%) Scrum
4 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
5 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
6 13 (38.24%) JPA
7 12 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 11 (32.35%) Hadoop
8 11 (32.35%) C++
9 9 (26.47%) UML
9 9 (26.47%) Spring
9 9 (26.47%) Apache Hive
9 9 (26.47%) Big Data
9 9 (26.47%) Apache Camel
10 8 (23.53%) Oozie
10 8 (23.53%) Ansible
10 8 (23.53%) Apache Spark
10 8 (23.53%) Cloudera
10 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
11 7 (20.59%) TDD
11 7 (20.59%) Web Services
11 7 (20.59%) Docker
11 7 (20.59%) Vagrant
12 6 (17.65%) Open Source
12 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (17.65%) Data Analytics
12 6 (17.65%) HBase
12 6 (17.65%) Analytics

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 8 (23.53%) Apache Spark
2 6 (17.65%) Apache Pig
3 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Hadoop
2 9 (26.47%) Apache Hive
2 9 (26.47%) Big Data
3 6 (17.65%) Apache Accumulo
3 6 (17.65%) HBase
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
6 2 (5.88%) QGIS
7 1 (2.94%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Vagrant
2 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 4 (11.76%) Maven
3 4 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.76%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) JPA
2 9 (26.47%) Apache Camel
2 9 (26.47%) Spring
3 8 (23.53%) Hibernate
4 7 (20.59%) Web Services
5 6 (17.65%) Java EE
6 5 (14.71%) JDBC
6 5 (14.71%) RESTful
6 5 (14.71%) XML
7 3 (8.82%) REST
8 2 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.88%) CSS
8 2 (5.88%) HTML
8 2 (5.88%) J2EE
8 2 (5.88%) PostGIS
8 2 (5.88%) SOAP
9 1 (2.94%) Ajax
9 1 (2.94%) HTML5
9 1 (2.94%) JSON
9 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Scrum
2 16 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 12 (35.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (26.47%) UML
5 7 (20.59%) TDD
6 6 (17.65%) Analytics
6 6 (17.65%) Data Analytics
6 6 (17.65%) Open Source
7 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 5 (14.71%) Machine Learning
7 5 (14.71%) OO
7 5 (14.71%) Time Management
7 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) SDLC
9 2 (5.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.94%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (32.35%) C++
3 6 (17.65%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Ada
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Ansible
1 8 (23.53%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Cloudera
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Luciad
4 1 (2.94%) ATG
4 1 (2.94%) hybris
4 1 (2.94%) Sencha