Period
to 19 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 19 October 2019 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 10 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 63 59 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.13% 11.30% 15.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.30% 20.70% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 56
Somerset median daily rate £495 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.75% -0.62% +7.33%
10th Percentile £395 £200 £325
90th Percentile £538 £488 £479
South West median daily rate £500 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.10% +31.25%
10th Percentile £32.10 £37.99 £46.30
90th Percentile £46.00 £45.60 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £42.75 £43.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year -0.58% -0.58% +8.13%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 215 285 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 44.79% 54.60% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 172 137
Somerset median daily rate £463 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.63% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £259 £286 £299
90th Percentile £675 £531 £527
South West median daily rate £438 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 12
Somerset median hourly rate £42.25 £41.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.20% -16.50% +26.98%
10th Percentile £24.55 £38.50 £43.33
90th Percentile £46.40 £44.20 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.83
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.61% +4.56%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Somerset

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Somerset

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Somerset

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Somerset

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Somerset over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java in Somerset

Java
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 within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
Yeovil +2 34 £500 - 6
Taunton +2 11 £400 - 3
Bath -6 7 £425 +6.25% 13
Street -1 4 £473 +18.13%
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
3 21 (33.33%) OO
3 21 (33.33%) Java EE
4 20 (31.75%) Spring
4 20 (31.75%) HTML
5 19 (30.16%) SOAP
6 18 (28.57%) CSS
6 18 (28.57%) XML
7 17 (26.98%) Unit Testing
8 16 (25.40%) Web Services
8 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
9 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 15 (23.81%) C#
9 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
10 13 (20.63%) Eclipse
10 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
11 12 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
11 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
12 11 (17.46%) Maven
12 11 (17.46%) MVC
12 11 (17.46%) IntelliJ
12 11 (17.46%) Docker
12 11 (17.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (15.87%) Ansible
13 10 (15.87%) OOD
13 10 (15.87%) Scrum
14 9 (14.29%) JSON

Java
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 4 (6.35%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
2 2 (3.17%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.59%) Appian
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.59%) Mule
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.59%) SilverStripe
3 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Azure
2 1 (1.59%) GitHub
2 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Tactical Data Link
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) MySQL
2 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Eclipse
2 12 (19.05%) Jenkins
3 11 (17.46%) IntelliJ
3 11 (17.46%) Maven
4 8 (12.70%) Ant
4 8 (12.70%) Git (software)
4 8 (12.70%) JUnit
4 8 (12.70%) Metasploit
4 8 (12.70%) Subversion
5 7 (11.11%) Apache Buildr
5 7 (11.11%) Gradle
6 5 (7.94%) jMock
6 5 (7.94%) Selenium
7 4 (6.35%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.17%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (3.17%) JIRA
8 2 (3.17%) Mercurial
8 2 (3.17%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.94%) Public Sector
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Finance
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) Architect
3 17 (26.98%) Java Architect
4 15 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 15 (23.81%) Technical Architect
5 12 (19.05%) Java Technical Architect
5 12 (19.05%) Tester
6 9 (14.29%) Penetration Tester
7 6 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Java Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.94%) Security Tester
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Architect
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Java Architect
8 5 (7.94%) Technical Leader
9 4 (6.35%) Applications Developer
9 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Security Penetration Tester
10 3 (4.76%) Technical Developer
11 2 (3.17%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) Java EE
2 20 (31.75%) HTML
2 20 (31.75%) Spring
3 19 (30.16%) SOAP
4 18 (28.57%) CSS
4 18 (28.57%) XML
5 16 (25.40%) Web Services
6 9 (14.29%) Ajax
6 9 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 9 (14.29%) HTML5
6 9 (14.29%) JSON
6 9 (14.29%) JSP
6 9 (14.29%) Struts
7 8 (12.70%) Hibernate
7 8 (12.70%) JSF
7 8 (12.70%) RESTful
7 8 (12.70%) Swing
8 4 (6.35%) .NET
8 4 (6.35%) Apache Flex
8 4 (6.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (12.70%) Data Structures
2 8 (12.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (12.70%) User Experience
3 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.59%) Contactless
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.17%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.33%) OO
3 17 (26.98%) Unit Testing
4 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 13 (20.63%) Mentoring
6 12 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 11 (17.46%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 11 (17.46%) MVC
8 10 (15.87%) OOD
8 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (15.87%) Scrum
9 9 (14.29%) Security Testing
10 8 (12.70%) PDM
10 8 (12.70%) PLM
10 8 (12.70%) SDLC
10 8 (12.70%) XML Parsing
11 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (11.11%) Open Source
12 6 (9.52%) Change Control
12 6 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) JavaScript
2 15 (23.81%) C#
3 7 (11.11%) C++
3 7 (11.11%) Python
4 3 (4.76%) Java 8
5 2 (3.17%) Kotlin
5 2 (3.17%) SQL
6 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
2 15 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.59%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Ansible
2 8 (12.70%) Nessus
2 8 (12.70%) Nmap
2 8 (12.70%) Red Hat Satellite
2 8 (12.70%) WSUS
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Rancher
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) BMC
1 8 (12.70%) HP
1 8 (12.70%) Red Hat
1 8 (12.70%) Tripwire
2 6 (9.52%) Siemens
3 3 (4.76%) hybris
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) FatWire
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) SAP