The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Taunton during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 14 8 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 5.13% 8.82% -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £406 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.53% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 36 33 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 92.31% 97.06% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 106
Median daily rate £290 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Taunton

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Taunton

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (100.00%) Oozie
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) QGIS
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Cloudera
2 2 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) PostGIS
2 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (33.33%) HBase
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 3 (100.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) QGIS
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (33.33%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Camel
1 2 (66.67%) PostGIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Oozie
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cloudera