Period
to 13 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 13 December 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 Engineer
South West > Somerset
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 31 63
Rank change year-on-year -8 +32 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 12 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.37% 3.23% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 3.36% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Somerset median daily rate £381 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.04% - -
South West median daily rate £413 £421 £375
% change year-on-year -2.08% +12.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
Somerset median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -27.27% +54.06%
South West median hourly rate £42.08 £40.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year +3.25% -25.91% +51.10%

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 486 446 675
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 95.91% 98.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 224 388
Somerset median daily rate £350 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -12.16% +5.71%
10th Percentile £148 £150 £259
90th Percentile £500 £488 £479
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 87 73
Somerset median hourly rate £18.00 £33.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.45% -15.92% +84.71%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.70 £12.15
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £51.25
South West median hourly rate £27.75 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +4.72% -11.67% +49.55%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Somerset

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in Somerset

Java Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Engineer in Somerset

Java Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Somerset over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java Engineer in Somerset

Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 13 December 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 -8 7 £381 +3.04%
Yeovil +5 3 - -
Templecombe - 1 - -
Java Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, Java Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Microservices
4 6 (50.00%) UML
5 5 (41.67%) C++
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) JSON
5 5 (41.67%) Groovy
5 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
5 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) RESTful
5 5 (41.67%) Kubernetes
5 5 (41.67%) Gradle
5 5 (41.67%) Ansible
5 5 (41.67%) Docker
6 4 (33.33%) React
6 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
6 4 (33.33%) Kotlin
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (33.33%) D3.js
6 4 (33.33%) Build Automation
6 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (33.33%) Jenkins

Java Engineer 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 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) Gradle
1 5 (41.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (8.33%) Artifactory
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
2 5 (41.67%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (33.33%) D3.js
3 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (33.33%) React
3 4 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 2 (16.67%) JPA
4 2 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) Java EE
5 1 (8.33%) JSON-LD
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Cloud Native
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
2 1 (8.33%) Semantic Web
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Microservices
4 6 (50.00%) UML
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (33.33%) Build Automation
6 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (25.00%) OO
7 3 (25.00%) Time Management
8 2 (16.67%) DevOps
8 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) SDLC
9 1 (8.33%) Change Control
9 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (8.33%) High Availability
9 1 (8.33%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) Groovy
4 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Kotlin
4 4 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Ada
6 1 (8.33%) C
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Ansible
1 5 (41.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (33.33%) Rancher
3 1 (8.33%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (8.33%) Mesos
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Sencha
2 1 (8.33%) Luciad
2 1 (8.33%) VMware