The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bristol region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 48 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 20 3 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.53% 0.56% 3.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 0.61% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £341 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +6.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £358 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
739 488 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.43% 91.21% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 316 486
Average daily rate £365 £348 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.35 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -28.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Java Developer
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 2014, 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 31 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (77.42%) Spring
3 17 (54.84%) Scrum
4 15 (48.39%) Web Services
5 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (38.71%) TDD
6 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
6 11 (35.48%) CSS
6 11 (35.48%) REST
7 10 (32.26%) Linux
8 9 (29.03%) J2EE
9 7 (22.58%) MySQL
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle
9 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
9 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
9 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
9 7 (22.58%) Finance
9 7 (22.58%) SOAP
9 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Apache CXF
10 6 (19.35%) CentOS
10 6 (19.35%) PHP5
10 6 (19.35%) jQuery
10 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
10 6 (19.35%) Fedora
10 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
10 6 (19.35%) OO
10 6 (19.35%) PHP
10 6 (19.35%) HTML

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.23%) Mule
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (3.23%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (3.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.13%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (16.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MySQL
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.23%) MarkLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Hazelcast
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Maven
2 3 (9.68%) Selenium
2 3 (9.68%) JBehave
2 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) NetBeans
4 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) jMock
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Electronics
2 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 5 (16.13%) Manufacturing
2 5 (16.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (77.42%) Spring
2 15 (48.39%) Web Services
3 11 (35.48%) CSS
3 11 (35.48%) REST
4 9 (29.03%) J2EE
5 7 (22.58%) Hibernate
5 7 (22.58%) SOAP
5 7 (22.58%) Apache CXF
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
6 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 5 (16.13%) Servlets
7 5 (16.13%) XML
7 5 (16.13%) LAMP
8 3 (9.68%) RESTful
8 3 (9.68%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) Ajax
8 3 (9.68%) Play Framework
8 3 (9.68%) Akka
8 3 (9.68%) HTML5
9 2 (6.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) DTV
2 4 (12.90%) Open Source
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) CentOS
2 6 (19.35%) Fedora
3 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Scrum
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
4 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
5 6 (19.35%) E-Commerce
5 6 (19.35%) OO
6 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (16.13%) Programme Management
6 5 (16.13%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (12.90%) Kanban
7 4 (12.90%) SOA
8 3 (9.68%) MVC
8 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.68%) BDD
9 1 (3.23%) OOD
9 1 (3.23%) BPEL
9 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) PHP5
3 6 (19.35%) PHP
4 5 (16.13%) Python
4 5 (16.13%) Ruby
5 4 (12.90%) Scala
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) C++
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.13%) SAP
4 4 (12.90%) Zend
5 1 (3.23%) CODA