The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 51 56 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 13 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.47% 1.43% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.56% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+4.77% -0.64%
Java Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
820 835 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.76% 92.06% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 567 348
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 43
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Bristol region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (62.07%) Spring
3 13 (44.83%) Web Services
4 12 (41.38%) J2EE
4 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) CSS
6 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
7 8 (27.59%) TDD
8 7 (24.14%) REST
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
8 7 (24.14%) Linux
8 7 (24.14%) OO
9 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
9 6 (20.69%) GWT
9 6 (20.69%) jQuery
10 5 (17.24%) JSON
10 5 (17.24%) Maven
10 5 (17.24%) Sencha
10 5 (17.24%) Mule
10 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) JUnit
10 5 (17.24%) Scrum
10 5 (17.24%) Apache Camel
11 4 (13.79%) MVC
11 4 (13.79%) HTTP
11 4 (13.79%) MySQL
11 4 (13.79%) HTML
11 4 (13.79%) OOP
11 4 (13.79%) SOAP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) Mule
2 4 (13.79%) Drupal
3 3 (10.34%) Alfresco
3 3 (10.34%) Apache Solr
3 3 (10.34%) CMS
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) Mule ESB
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.90%) SaaS
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 1 (3.45%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.24%) Maven
2 5 (17.24%) JUnit
3 3 (10.34%) Subversion
3 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) GitLab
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.45%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (3.45%) TestNG
5 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.45%) Ant
5 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.45%) ClearQuest
5 1 (3.45%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
1 3 (10.34%) Electronics
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
1 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Spring
2 13 (44.83%) Web Services
3 12 (41.38%) J2EE
4 10 (34.48%) CSS
5 9 (31.03%) Hibernate
6 7 (24.14%) REST
7 6 (20.69%) GWT
7 6 (20.69%) jQuery
8 5 (17.24%) JSON
8 5 (17.24%) Apache Camel
9 4 (13.79%) HTML
9 4 (13.79%) SOAP
9 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
10 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (10.34%) Java Concurrency
10 3 (10.34%) Ext JS
10 3 (10.34%) RESTful
10 3 (10.34%) J2SE
11 2 (6.90%) LAMP
11 2 (6.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Client/Server
1 3 (10.34%) DTV
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Fedora
2 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) Scrum
5 4 (13.79%) MVC
5 4 (13.79%) OOP
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Content Management
6 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) Perl
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) PHP5
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) C
6 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Sencha
2 3 (10.34%) Google
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
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