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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 45 49 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 27 7 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.86% 1.08% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 1.19% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 11
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £335 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
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
880 586 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 93.12% 90.43% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 399 495
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 £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 39 54
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 51 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (72.55%) Spring
4 24 (47.06%) Linux
5 22 (43.14%) Scrum
6 20 (39.22%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (39.22%) Web Services
6 20 (39.22%) SQL
7 19 (37.25%) TDD
8 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
9 14 (27.45%) Tomcat
10 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
10 13 (25.49%) J2EE
10 13 (25.49%) jQuery
11 12 (23.53%) MySQL
11 12 (23.53%) CSS
12 11 (21.57%) PHP
12 11 (21.57%) PHP5
12 11 (21.57%) RESTful
12 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
13 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
13 10 (19.61%) Cucumber
13 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
13 10 (19.61%) Oracle
14 9 (17.65%) JUnit
14 9 (17.65%) UNIX
14 9 (17.65%) Manufacturing
14 9 (17.65%) Apache CXF
14 9 (17.65%) REST
15 8 (15.69%) CentOS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 14 (27.45%) Tomcat
2 6 (11.76%) Apache
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.96%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.96%) Mule
4 1 (1.96%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.92%) Magento
2 2 (3.92%) Shopify
3 1 (1.96%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (13.73%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) MySQL
2 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.69%) RDBMS
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.84%) Hazelcast
6 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.96%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Cucumber
1 10 (19.61%) Jenkins
2 9 (17.65%) JUnit
3 7 (13.73%) Maven
4 6 (11.76%) Eclipse
4 6 (11.76%) FitNesse
5 4 (7.84%) Hudson
5 4 (7.84%) Ant
6 2 (3.92%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.96%) Subversion
7 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.96%) JIRA
7 1 (1.96%) WATIR
7 1 (1.96%) Selenium
7 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Marketing
3 7 (13.73%) Electronics
3 7 (13.73%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (72.55%) Spring
2 20 (39.22%) Web Services
3 13 (25.49%) J2EE
3 13 (25.49%) Hibernate
3 13 (25.49%) jQuery
4 12 (23.53%) CSS
5 11 (21.57%) RESTful
6 9 (17.65%) REST
6 9 (17.65%) Apache CXF
7 8 (15.69%) XML
7 8 (15.69%) SOAP
8 7 (13.73%) Servlets
8 7 (13.73%) LAMP
8 7 (13.73%) Spring MVC
9 6 (11.76%) JSP
10 5 (9.80%) HTML
10 5 (9.80%) Java EE
11 4 (7.84%) Ajax
11 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (7.84%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) DTV
2 3 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Linux
2 9 (17.65%) UNIX
3 8 (15.69%) Fedora
3 8 (15.69%) CentOS
4 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.96%) Windows
5 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (74.51%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (43.14%) Scrum
3 20 (39.22%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (37.25%) TDD
5 15 (29.41%) Software Engineering
6 10 (19.61%) Unit Testing
7 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
8 7 (13.73%) Programme Management
8 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (13.73%) MVC
8 7 (13.73%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (13.73%) Test Automation
9 5 (9.80%) Web Application Development
9 5 (9.80%) SOA
10 4 (7.84%) BDD
10 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.88%) Integration Testing
11 3 (5.88%) System Testing
11 3 (5.88%) OOP
11 3 (5.88%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (39.22%) SQL
3 11 (21.57%) PHP5
3 11 (21.57%) PHP
4 7 (13.73%) Python
4 7 (13.73%) Ruby
4 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle
2 8 (15.69%) Red Hat
3 7 (13.73%) SAP
4 4 (7.84%) Zend
5 2 (3.92%) JBoss
6 1 (1.96%) CODA