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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 68 47 43
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 2 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.22% 2.35% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 2.54% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £390 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% +9.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
Java Developer
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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
865 788 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 94.12% 92.60% 89.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 566 354
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 36
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 18 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) Spring
3 8 (44.44%) J2EE
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) OO
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) SAP
6 5 (27.78%) CSS
6 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
6 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (27.78%) Electronics
6 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
6 5 (27.78%) DTV
6 5 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (27.78%) Marketing
6 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) SDLC
7 4 (22.22%) jQuery
7 4 (22.22%) Drupal
7 4 (22.22%) Content Management
7 4 (22.22%) TDD
7 4 (22.22%) Linux
7 4 (22.22%) OOP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (22.22%) Drupal
2 3 (16.67%) Mule
3 1 (5.56%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 5 (27.78%) Electronics
1 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Spring
2 8 (44.44%) J2EE
3 7 (38.89%) Hibernate
4 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
6 3 (16.67%) JPA
6 3 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 2 (11.11%) Java EE
7 2 (11.11%) JDBC
7 2 (11.11%) Swing
8 1 (5.56%) Middleware
8 1 (5.56%) Struts
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) Content Management
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) OOP
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 2 (11.11%) BDD
6 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) SAP