Period
to 19 January 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 January 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 6 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 53 63 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.47% 13.46% 10.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.31% 33.87% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 18
Somerset median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £325
90th Percentile £500 £500 £460
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £405
% change year-on-year +5.56% +11.11% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 18
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.52% -7.12%
10th Percentile £37.73 £38.50 £37.45
90th Percentile £45.78 £50.25 £43.00
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £41.33 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.42% -5.14%

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 261 186 219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 56.49% 39.74% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 120 120
Somerset median daily rate £424 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.94% +15.94% -1.43%
10th Percentile £310 £261 £220
90th Percentile £572 £513 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.25% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 45
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £38.50 £23.28 £31.90
90th Percentile £45.25 £47.63 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -3.61%

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 January 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
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 January 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
Bath -6 20 £463 +8.82% 16
Yeovil -1 13 - - 3
Street -7 5 £433 +4.85%
Wells - 3 £438 -
Taunton -8 1 - - 13
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 19 (35.85%) Jenkins
4 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
4 17 (32.08%) SQL
5 16 (30.19%) HTML
5 16 (30.19%) OO
5 16 (30.19%) Selenium
6 15 (28.30%) Spring
6 15 (28.30%) Maven
6 15 (28.30%) CSS
7 14 (26.42%) QA
8 13 (24.53%) Scrum
8 13 (24.53%) Cucumber
9 12 (22.64%) C++
9 12 (22.64%) UML
9 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
10 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
10 11 (20.75%) hybris
11 10 (18.87%) DevOps
11 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
12 9 (16.98%) C#
12 9 (16.98%) Eclipse
12 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
12 9 (16.98%) Web Development
12 9 (16.98%) TDD
12 9 (16.98%) Spring Boot
12 9 (16.98%) Java 8
13 8 (15.09%) REST
13 8 (15.09%) JIRA

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 6 (11.32%) Mule
2 3 (5.66%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.66%) JBoss
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.89%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.66%) GitHub
2 3 (5.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (3.77%) Apigee
3 2 (3.77%) IaaS
3 2 (3.77%) Office 365
3 2 (3.77%) PaaS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.89%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.89%) Route 53
4 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) VPN
2 2 (3.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.77%) Tactical Data Link
3 1 (1.89%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) GIS
Development Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Jenkins
2 16 (30.19%) Selenium
3 15 (28.30%) Maven
4 13 (24.53%) Cucumber
5 9 (16.98%) Eclipse
6 8 (15.09%) JIRA
6 8 (15.09%) JMeter
7 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
7 7 (13.21%) SoapUI
8 5 (9.43%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (7.55%) Eclipse RCP
9 4 (7.55%) TeamCity
10 3 (5.66%) Ant
10 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
10 3 (5.66%) Cobertura
10 3 (5.66%) Gradle
11 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
11 2 (3.77%) NeoLoad
11 2 (3.77%) NetBeans
11 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.55%) Retail
2 3 (5.66%) Back Office
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Software Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) QA Automation Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) QA Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Software Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Java Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) QA Test Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) QA Tester
6 4 (7.55%) Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Hybris Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Scala Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Scala Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.19%) HTML
2 15 (28.30%) CSS
2 15 (28.30%) Spring
3 9 (16.98%) Spring Boot
4 8 (15.09%) REST
5 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
6 6 (11.32%) JSON
7 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.55%) Sass
8 3 (5.66%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (5.66%) React
8 3 (5.66%) RESTful
8 3 (5.66%) SOAP
8 3 (5.66%) Web Services
8 3 (5.66%) XML
9 2 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (3.77%) GWT
9 2 (3.77%) J2EE
9 2 (3.77%) JMS
9 2 (3.77%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) User Experience
2 3 (5.66%) NHS
3 2 (3.77%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 3 (5.66%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (64.15%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
3 16 (30.19%) OO
4 13 (24.53%) Scrum
5 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
5 12 (22.64%) UML
6 10 (18.87%) DevOps
6 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
7 9 (16.98%) TDD
7 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Web Development
8 8 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.21%) Continuous Deployment
9 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
9 7 (13.21%) SDLC
10 6 (11.32%) BDD
10 6 (11.32%) Mathematics
10 6 (11.32%) OOD
10 6 (11.32%) User Stories
11 5 (9.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 17 (32.08%) SQL
3 12 (22.64%) C++
4 9 (16.98%) C#
4 9 (16.98%) Java 8
5 5 (9.43%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.43%) Scala
6 3 (5.66%) Python
7 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.77%) C
7 2 (3.77%) Go
7 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Docker
2 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Amdocs OSS
1 2 (3.77%) Kibana
1 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.77%) logstash
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) hybris
2 7 (13.21%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Amdocs
3 2 (3.77%) Cramer
3 2 (3.77%) Google
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.77%) SAP