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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 8 6 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Java 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 20.51% 14.29% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.33% 55.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £241 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.86% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.57%  

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 24 9 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 61.54% 25.71% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 49
Median daily rate £241 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.41% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £350 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £478 £704
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Taunton over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Taunton

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
4 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) System Testing
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
6 3 (30.00%) Oozie
6 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
6 3 (30.00%) Apache Spark
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) Sahi
6 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) Ruby
6 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (30.00%) QA

Java
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 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (30.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (20.00%) QGIS
4 1 (10.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (10.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (30.00%) Sahi
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (30.00%) WATIR
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Hadoop Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Hadoop Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (20.00%) PostGIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Scrum
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (40.00%) System Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (30.00%) BDD
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Test Planning
7 2 (20.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Oozie
2 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cloudera