Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 6 15
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 52 73 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.48% 14.09% 7.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.77% 32.59% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 14
Somerset median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £363 £325 £333
90th Percentile £488 £475 £398
South West median daily rate £450 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 12
Somerset median hourly rate £43.00 £48.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.88% +20.63% -6.43%
10th Percentile £37.73 £39.63 £36.75
90th Percentile £45.78 £53.75 £53.80
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year +1.18% +4.29% -4.68%

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 277 224 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 55.85% 43.24% 36.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 139 108
Somerset median daily rate £413 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +6.76% +0.36%
10th Percentile £300 £277 £234
90th Percentile £538 £513 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 20
Somerset median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -6.43%
10th Percentile £38.50 £26.35 £30.10
90th Percentile £45.25 £53.75 £47.13
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -1.91%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 22 £408 +6.89% 12
Yeovil +7 14 - - 1
Taunton -11 7 £399 -0.31% 7
Street -5 3 £400 -1.54% 3
Java
South West

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) Scrum
3 20 (38.46%) OO
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 16 (30.77%) Spring
4 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
6 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
7 12 (23.08%) C#
7 12 (23.08%) C++
8 11 (21.15%) UML
8 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
9 10 (19.23%) HTML
9 10 (19.23%) CSS
9 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
9 10 (19.23%) BDD
9 10 (19.23%) TDD
10 9 (17.31%) Eclipse
10 9 (17.31%) Java 8
11 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
11 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
11 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
12 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
12 7 (13.46%) Selenium
12 7 (13.46%) Oracle
12 7 (13.46%) Spring Boot
12 7 (13.46%) SDLC
12 7 (13.46%) REST
12 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
13 6 (11.54%) Docker

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 (9.62%) Mule
2 3 (5.77%) Apache
2 3 (5.77%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.77%) JBoss
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.85%) Apigee
2 2 (3.85%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.92%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.92%) IaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
3 1 (1.92%) Route 53
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Tactical Data Link
1 2 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
2 1 (1.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.77%) Big Data
2 3 (5.77%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
2 9 (17.31%) Eclipse
3 8 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 7 (13.46%) Selenium
5 6 (11.54%) Maven
6 5 (9.62%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (7.69%) JMeter
8 3 (5.77%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (5.77%) NetBeans
8 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.85%) Ant
9 2 (3.85%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.85%) Cobertura
9 2 (3.85%) Gradle
9 2 (3.85%) JIRA
9 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.85%) NeoLoad
9 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (3.85%) Back Office
1 2 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Developer
2 22 (42.31%) Java Developer
3 13 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Java Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Customer Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Java Scala Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Customer Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) Spring
2 10 (19.23%) CSS
2 10 (19.23%) HTML
3 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
3 7 (13.46%) REST
3 7 (13.46%) Spring Boot
4 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 4 (7.69%) J2EE
4 4 (7.69%) JSON
5 3 (5.77%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (5.77%) React
5 3 (5.77%) Sass
6 2 (3.85%) .NET
6 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.85%) GWT
6 2 (3.85%) JPA
6 2 (3.85%) RESTful
6 2 (3.85%) SOAP
6 2 (3.85%) Spring Batch
6 2 (3.85%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Android
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) Scrum
3 20 (38.46%) OO
4 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 11 (21.15%) UML
6 10 (19.23%) BDD
6 10 (19.23%) TDD
6 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.46%) SDLC
9 6 (11.54%) Mathematics
9 6 (11.54%) OOD
9 6 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (11.54%) Time Management
10 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (9.62%) DevOps
10 5 (9.62%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
11 4 (7.69%) Microservices
11 4 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) C++
4 9 (17.31%) Java 8
5 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 5 (9.62%) Scala
7 3 (5.77%) Python
8 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.92%) C
9 1 (1.92%) Go
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) ISEB
4 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) Amdocs OSS
1 4 (7.69%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) Kibana
2 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.85%) logstash
2 2 (3.85%) Oozie
3 1 (1.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 4 (7.69%) Amdocs
2 4 (7.69%) Cramer
2 4 (7.69%) hybris
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.85%) Google