The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Java 28 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 51.85% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 63.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 44 3 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 81.48% 7.32% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 1 24
Median daily rate £388 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Taunton

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 Taunton region with a requirement for Java.

1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) Test Automation
2 26 (74.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 21 (60.00%) Hadoop
4 18 (51.43%) Scrum
5 17 (48.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (45.71%) Continuous Deployment
7 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
8 14 (40.00%) Open Source
9 13 (37.14%) .NET
10 12 (34.29%) C#
10 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
11 11 (31.43%) SQL
11 11 (31.43%) BDD
12 10 (28.57%) TDD
13 9 (25.71%) Big Data
14 8 (22.86%) Apache Hive
14 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
15 7 (20.00%) JIRA
15 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 7 (20.00%) Cloudera
15 7 (20.00%) Vagrant
15 7 (20.00%) Oozie
15 7 (20.00%) Ansible
15 7 (20.00%) Apache Spark
16 6 (17.14%) Docker
16 6 (17.14%) Apache Pig
16 6 (17.14%) Apache Accumulo
16 6 (17.14%) HBase
16 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS

Java
Co-occurring 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 7 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 6 (17.14%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) Jetty
3 1 (2.86%) Mongrel
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) FTP
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) IPsec
1 1 (2.86%) SSL
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (60.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (25.71%) Big Data
3 8 (22.86%) Apache Hive
4 6 (17.14%) Apache Accumulo
4 6 (17.14%) HBase
5 1 (2.86%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.86%) QGIS
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (48.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (20.00%) JIRA
2 7 (20.00%) Vagrant
3 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
3 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.43%) IntelliJ
3 4 (11.43%) Selenium
3 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
4 3 (8.57%) Sahi
4 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
4 3 (8.57%) WATIR
5 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.71%) SQL Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cloud Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Developer in Test
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) XML
3 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.57%) Gherkin
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) PostGIS
4 1 (2.86%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 26 (74.29%) Test Automation
3 18 (51.43%) Scrum
4 16 (45.71%) Continuous Deployment
5 14 (40.00%) Open Source
6 11 (31.43%) BDD
7 10 (28.57%) TDD
8 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
9 5 (14.29%) Analytics
9 5 (14.29%) Data Analytics
9 5 (14.29%) Machine Learning
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (8.57%) System Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
11 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
11 3 (8.57%) User Stories
12 2 (5.71%) SDET
13 1 (2.86%) DevOps
13 1 (2.86%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) C#
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (34.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Ansible
1 7 (20.00%) Oozie
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) VMware