Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 38 52
Rank change year-on-year +10 +14 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 27 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.37% 2.56% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.61% 2.67% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 9
Somerset median daily rate £400 £368 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.84% +10.53% +9.02%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £311
90th Percentile £450 £409 £418
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £46.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +8.72% -
10th Percentile £51.25 £36.75 £41.56
90th Percentile £53.75 £153.00 £51.25
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £46.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year -11.98% +8.72% -9.47%

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 481 449 675
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.63% 95.94% 97.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 231 387
Somerset median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £149 £175 £256
90th Percentile £500 £488 £475
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 76 81
Somerset median hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.10% -33.12% +95.96%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.25 £42.75 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +50.00%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +3 15 £369 +11.32% 3
Street - 3 £406 -
Clevedon - 2 £300 -
Templecombe - 1 - -
Java Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) Spring
4 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 9 (33.33%) Maven
5 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 8 (29.63%) Gradle
6 8 (29.63%) TDD
6 8 (29.63%) J2EE
7 7 (25.93%) Web Services
7 7 (25.93%) Groovy
7 7 (25.93%) Microservices
7 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
7 7 (25.93%) RESTful
7 7 (25.93%) REST
7 7 (25.93%) TeamCity
8 6 (22.22%) JSON
8 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
9 5 (18.52%) Python
9 5 (18.52%) Scrum
9 5 (18.52%) jQuery
9 5 (18.52%) Build Automation
9 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
9 5 (18.52%) Ansible
9 5 (18.52%) Docker
9 5 (18.52%) DevOps

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 3 (11.11%) Mule
1 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 9 (33.33%) Maven
2 8 (29.63%) Gradle
3 7 (25.93%) TeamCity
4 4 (14.81%) Ant
4 4 (14.81%) Bitbucket
5 3 (11.11%) Cobertura
5 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 3 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 3 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) Spring
2 8 (29.63%) J2EE
3 7 (25.93%) REST
3 7 (25.93%) RESTful
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 6 (22.22%) JSON
5 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
5 5 (18.52%) D3.js
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (18.52%) React
5 5 (18.52%) Spring Boot
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) JPA
6 4 (14.81%) SOAP
7 3 (11.11%) Apache Camel
7 3 (11.11%) Java EE
8 2 (7.41%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Cloud Native
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Microservices
4 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Build Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
5 5 (18.52%) DevOps
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
6 4 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (11.11%) API Development
7 3 (11.11%) B2C
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) SDLC
7 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) Groovy
4 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
4 5 (18.52%) Kotlin
4 5 (18.52%) Python
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) C++
6 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Ansible
1 5 (18.52%) Kubernetes
1 5 (18.52%) Rancher
2 3 (11.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) hybris
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
1 3 (11.11%) Sencha
2 2 (7.41%) Luciad
3 1 (3.70%) Murex