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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 14 8
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Contract jobs citing Java 60 22 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 28.71% 9.02% 14.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.39% 24.18% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 6 18
Median daily rate £421 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £344 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £381 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 23
Median hourly rate £52.50 £42.25 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.26% -10.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 124 91 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 59.33% 37.30% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 50 87
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 26
Median hourly rate £50.00 £38.75 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +4.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.45 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 27 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
Taunton - 28 £400 - 2
Bath +11 17 £450 +20.00% 8
Yeovil -9 1 - - 1
Templecombe - 1 - -
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Java.

1 81 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.46%) Scrum
3 41 (41.41%) Test Automation
4 36 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 36 (36.36%) SQL
5 34 (34.34%) C#
6 32 (32.32%) SC Cleared
7 30 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
8 29 (29.29%) Software Engineering
9 25 (25.25%) Spring
9 25 (25.25%) TDD
10 24 (24.24%) JavaScript
10 24 (24.24%) Hadoop
11 23 (23.23%) Web Services
11 23 (23.23%) XML
12 22 (22.22%) UML
13 20 (20.20%) C++
14 19 (19.19%) Eclipse
14 19 (19.19%) Team Foundation Server
15 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
15 18 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
16 17 (17.17%) JPA
16 17 (17.17%) Unit Testing
16 17 (17.17%) Jenkins
16 17 (17.17%) Docker
16 17 (17.17%) DevOps
16 17 (17.17%) Oracle
16 17 (17.17%) Hibernate
17 16 (16.16%) .NET
17 16 (16.16%) Ansible

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 8 (8.08%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.06%) Apache Pig
2 6 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.05%) Apache
4 3 (3.03%) JBoss
5 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) Jetty
5 1 (1.01%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.01%) nginx
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.03%) GitHub
4 2 (2.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.01%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) DHCP
2 1 (1.01%) DNS
2 1 (1.01%) FTP
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) IPsec
2 1 (1.01%) SMS
2 1 (1.01%) SSL
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.24%) Hadoop
2 12 (12.12%) Big Data
3 8 (8.08%) Apache Hive
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.06%) Apache Accumulo
4 6 (6.06%) HBase
5 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.01%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (1.01%) MS Access
6 1 (1.01%) QGIS
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (19.19%) Eclipse
1 19 (19.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 17 (17.17%) Jenkins
4 14 (14.14%) Maven
5 12 (12.12%) JIRA
5 12 (12.12%) Selenium
6 11 (11.11%) IntelliJ
7 10 (10.10%) Ant
7 10 (10.10%) Cucumber
8 9 (9.09%) Gradle
8 9 (9.09%) Subversion
9 8 (8.08%) Apache Buildr
9 8 (8.08%) jMock
9 8 (8.08%) JUnit
9 8 (8.08%) Mercurial
10 7 (7.07%) Rational DOORS
10 7 (7.07%) Vagrant
11 6 (6.06%) HP UFT
11 6 (6.06%) WATIR
General
1 5 (5.05%) Aerospace
1 5 (5.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Military
3 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 1 (1.01%) Back Office
4 1 (1.01%) Electronics
4 1 (1.01%) Games
4 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (52.53%) Developer
2 33 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 21 (21.21%) Java Engineer
4 16 (16.16%) Software Engineer
5 14 (14.14%) Architect
6 13 (13.13%) Java Software Engineer
7 12 (12.12%) Technical Architect
8 10 (10.10%) .NET Developer
9 9 (9.09%) SQL Developer
10 8 (8.08%) Software Developer
11 6 (6.06%) C# Developer
11 6 (6.06%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (5.05%) AWS Architect
13 4 (4.04%) C++ Developer
13 4 (4.04%) C++ Software Engineer
13 4 (4.04%) C++/Java Developer
13 4 (4.04%) Developer in Test
13 4 (4.04%) Test Automation Engineer
13 4 (4.04%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) Spring
2 23 (23.23%) Web Services
2 23 (23.23%) XML
3 17 (17.17%) Hibernate
3 17 (17.17%) JPA
4 16 (16.16%) .NET
4 16 (16.16%) RESTful
5 15 (15.15%) CSS
6 14 (14.14%) HTML
7 13 (13.13%) JSP
8 12 (12.12%) SOAP
9 9 (9.09%) Ajax
9 9 (9.09%) Apache Camel
10 8 (8.08%) EJB
10 8 (8.08%) JDBC
10 8 (8.08%) JSF
10 8 (8.08%) JSON
10 8 (8.08%) Struts
11 6 (6.06%) Java EE
12 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.10%) RIA
2 8 (8.08%) User Experience
3 7 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (7.07%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Linux
2 2 (2.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (46.46%) Scrum
3 41 (41.41%) Test Automation
4 30 (30.30%) Continuous Delivery
5 29 (29.29%) Software Engineering
6 25 (25.25%) TDD
7 22 (22.22%) UML
8 18 (18.18%) Continuous Deployment
9 17 (17.17%) DevOps
9 17 (17.17%) Unit Testing
10 16 (16.16%) BDD
10 16 (16.16%) Open Source
11 13 (13.13%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (13.13%) OO
11 13 (13.13%) Time Management
12 12 (12.12%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.09%) MVC
13 9 (9.09%) Pair Programming
13 9 (9.09%) Refactoring
14 8 (8.08%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 36 (36.36%) SQL
2 34 (34.34%) C#
3 24 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.20%) C++
5 6 (6.06%) Python
5 6 (6.06%) Ruby
6 5 (5.05%) Ada
6 5 (5.05%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.03%) Scala
8 2 (2.02%) VB
9 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 32 (32.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.05%) AWS Certification
3 5 (5.05%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (17.17%) Docker
2 2 (2.02%) HDFS
3 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (16.16%) Ansible
2 7 (7.07%) Oozie
3 2 (2.02%) Puppet
4 1 (1.01%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Oracle
2 9 (9.09%) ATG
3 7 (7.07%) Cloudera
4 5 (5.05%) hybris
4 5 (5.05%) Luciad
5 2 (2.02%) Google
5 2 (2.02%) Sencha
5 2 (2.02%) VMware
6 1 (1.01%) BEA
6 1 (1.01%) Cognos
6 1 (1.01%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.01%) Jaspersoft
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.01%) SAP