Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 17 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 67 37 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.24% 8.13% 11.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.75% 22.42% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 14 24
Somerset median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £325 £333 £313
90th Percentile £475 £398 £595
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £418
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.19% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 43
Somerset median hourly rate £48.25 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.63% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £39.63 £36.95 £35.87
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.60 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.92% +20.00%

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 211 165 348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 41.70% 36.26% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 105 210
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £232 £263
90th Percentile £513 £463 £426
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 53
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £27.55 £31.50 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.25 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.46% +12.38%

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 20 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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 20 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 +1 23 £388 +3.33% 2
Taunton +10 11 £400 +8.84% 2
Street +6 8 £413 -
Yeovil -6 5 £275 -
Templecombe - 2 - -
Clevedon - 2 £300 -
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.75%) JavaScript
3 29 (43.28%) Spring
4 25 (37.31%) Test Automation
5 23 (34.33%) Jenkins
6 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
6 21 (31.34%) TDD
7 20 (29.85%) Maven
8 18 (26.87%) Gradle
9 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
9 17 (25.37%) Scrum
9 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
10 16 (23.88%) C#
10 16 (23.88%) Web Services
10 16 (23.88%) RESTful
11 15 (22.39%) CSS
11 15 (22.39%) HTML
12 14 (20.90%) C++
12 14 (20.90%) Ant
12 14 (20.90%) Groovy
12 14 (20.90%) Docker
12 14 (20.90%) DevOps
13 13 (19.40%) Ansible
14 12 (17.91%) Web Development
14 12 (17.91%) Python
14 12 (17.91%) Cucumber
14 12 (17.91%) REST
14 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (17.91%) jQuery
15 11 (16.42%) QA

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 5 (7.46%) Apache
1 5 (7.46%) nginx
1 5 (7.46%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.97%) Mule
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.97%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (4.48%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.99%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.49%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) GitHub
2 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.97%) PaaS
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.94%) SMS
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) Big Data
2 4 (5.97%) Hadoop
2 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.99%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.99%) HBase
3 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.49%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.49%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Jenkins
2 20 (29.85%) Maven
3 18 (26.87%) Gradle
4 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
5 14 (20.90%) Ant
6 12 (17.91%) Cucumber
7 11 (16.42%) Selenium
7 11 (16.42%) TeamCity
8 8 (11.94%) Bitbucket
9 7 (10.45%) Eclipse
10 4 (5.97%) Cobertura
10 4 (5.97%) JUnit
10 4 (5.97%) SoapUI
11 3 (4.48%) IntelliJ
11 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
12 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
12 2 (2.99%) JMeter
12 2 (2.99%) Mercurial
12 2 (2.99%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.46%) Back Office
2 2 (2.99%) Banking
2 2 (2.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Advertising
3 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.49%) Automotive
3 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Law
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Military
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (59.70%) Developer
2 29 (43.28%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.39%) Software Engineer
4 13 (19.40%) Java Engineer
4 13 (19.40%) Java Software Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Java Software Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Architect
8 5 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Hybris Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.46%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Hybris Architect
9 3 (4.48%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) Spring
2 16 (23.88%) RESTful
2 16 (23.88%) Web Services
3 15 (22.39%) CSS
3 15 (22.39%) HTML
4 12 (17.91%) jQuery
4 12 (17.91%) REST
5 11 (16.42%) React
5 11 (16.42%) SOAP
6 10 (14.93%) AngularJS
6 10 (14.93%) JSON
7 9 (13.43%) J2EE
7 9 (13.43%) Node.js
8 8 (11.94%) Hibernate
9 7 (10.45%) Spring Boot
10 6 (8.96%) D3.js
10 6 (8.96%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (7.46%) Apache Camel
11 5 (7.46%) JPA
11 5 (7.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Cloud Native
2 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.97%) iPad
2 4 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.99%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.99%) RIA
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) Life Science
4 1 (1.49%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) Test Automation
3 21 (31.34%) Software Engineering
3 21 (31.34%) TDD
4 17 (25.37%) E-Commerce
4 17 (25.37%) Scrum
5 14 (20.90%) DevOps
6 12 (17.91%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (17.91%) Web Development
7 11 (16.42%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (14.93%) User Stories
9 9 (13.43%) Microservices
9 9 (13.43%) UML
10 8 (11.94%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (10.45%) Acceptance Criteria
12 6 (8.96%) API Development
12 6 (8.96%) BDD
12 6 (8.96%) Build Automation
12 6 (8.96%) OO
12 6 (8.96%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) JavaScript
2 16 (23.88%) C#
3 14 (20.90%) C++
3 14 (20.90%) Groovy
4 12 (17.91%) Python
5 11 (16.42%) SQL
6 7 (10.45%) Ruby
7 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
7 5 (7.46%) Kotlin
8 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.99%) Ada
9 2 (2.99%) Jython
9 2 (2.99%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.99%) VBScript
10 1 (1.49%) ABAP
10 1 (1.49%) C
10 1 (1.49%) PHP
10 1 (1.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
1 11 (16.42%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (20.90%) Docker
2 4 (5.97%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.49%) vCloud
3 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Ansible
2 10 (14.93%) Kubernetes
3 6 (8.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 6 (8.96%) Rancher
4 5 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (7.46%) Puppet
5 2 (2.99%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.49%) Mesos
6 1 (1.49%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) hybris
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) ATG
3 4 (5.97%) Sencha
4 3 (4.48%) Luciad
5 2 (2.99%) CA
5 2 (2.99%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.99%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) Adobe
6 1 (1.49%) Murex
6 1 (1.49%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) Sybase
6 1 (1.49%) VMware