The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 30 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 46 67 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.10% 7.77% 5.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.81% 19.71% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 48 24
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £474 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Java
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
359 340 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.80% 39.44% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 263 124
Average daily rate £375 £375 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £27.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £39.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.29%) Scrum
3 29 (27.62%) Web Services
4 25 (23.81%) Linux
5 22 (20.95%) SQL
6 20 (19.05%) Puppet
6 20 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (17.14%) .NET
7 18 (17.14%) Ansible
8 17 (16.19%) TDD
8 17 (16.19%) E-Commerce
8 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (15.24%) JavaScript
10 15 (14.29%) Oracle
10 15 (14.29%) OO
10 15 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (14.29%) DevOps
10 15 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 15 (14.29%) Mobile App
10 15 (14.29%) Open Source
11 14 (13.33%) BDD
11 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
11 14 (13.33%) Red Hat
11 14 (13.33%) MySQL
11 14 (13.33%) Spring
12 13 (12.38%) PostgreSQL
12 13 (12.38%) SQL Server
12 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
12 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (11.43%) Drupal
2 9 (8.57%) Node.js
3 8 (7.62%) Liferay
4 5 (4.76%) CMS
5 4 (3.81%) Apache
6 3 (2.86%) Mule
7 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.90%) IIS
7 2 (1.90%) JBoss
8 1 (0.95%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.95%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.90%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.95%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
2 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) MySQL
2 13 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.38%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (9.52%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.52%) DB2
4 8 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.62%) Big Data
5 6 (5.71%) SQLite
6 5 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.90%) MS Access
9 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 14 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.48%) Talend Open Studio
4 10 (9.52%) Selenium
5 8 (7.62%) JIRA
6 5 (4.76%) JUnit
6 5 (4.76%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 5 (4.76%) Robotium
6 5 (4.76%) Mechanoid
6 5 (4.76%) Robolectric
7 4 (3.81%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.86%) Calabash
8 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.86%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (2.86%) TestNG
9 2 (1.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.90%) Subversion
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Electronics
2 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (0.95%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 55 (52.38%) Developer
2 18 (17.14%) Java Developer
3 12 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) DBA
5 9 (8.57%) Designer
6 8 (7.62%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.67%) Administrator
7 7 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Developer Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Android Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Senior Android Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Talend Developer
10 4 (3.81%) MySQL DBA
10 4 (3.81%) Drupal Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Database Designer
10 4 (3.81%) Tester
11 3 (2.86%) Test Analyst
11 3 (2.86%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.62%) Web Services
2 18 (17.14%) .NET
3 14 (13.33%) Spring
4 11 (10.48%) HTML
4 11 (10.48%) CSS
4 11 (10.48%) jQuery
5 10 (9.52%) J2EE
6 7 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 7 (6.67%) REST
6 7 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (5.71%) Backbone.js
7 6 (5.71%) Underscore.js
7 6 (5.71%) JSON
7 6 (5.71%) SOAP
7 6 (5.71%) Marionette.js
8 5 (4.76%) ActionBarSherlock
9 4 (3.81%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (3.81%) Java EE
9 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.67%) DTV
3 6 (5.71%) User Experience
4 5 (4.76%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (4.76%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.81%) Linux
2 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (10.48%) Apple iOS
3 11 (10.48%) Android
4 7 (6.67%) Windows
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Phone
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Phone 7
6 2 (1.90%) CentOS
6 2 (1.90%) Fedora
7 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.29%) Scrum
3 17 (16.19%) TDD
3 17 (16.19%) E-Commerce
3 17 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (14.29%) Open Source
4 15 (14.29%) DevOps
4 15 (14.29%) OO
4 15 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (13.33%) BDD
6 13 (12.38%) Configuration Management
7 12 (11.43%) SOA
8 11 (10.48%) ETL
8 11 (10.48%) Software Engineering
8 11 (10.48%) Kanban
9 10 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 10 (9.52%) SDLC
9 10 (9.52%) Content Management
9 10 (9.52%) OOP
10 8 (7.62%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.95%) SQL
2 16 (15.24%) JavaScript
3 11 (10.48%) Ruby
4 9 (8.57%) PHP
5 8 (7.62%) C#
6 5 (4.76%) Python
7 4 (3.81%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.90%) C++
9 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.90%) VBA
9 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.95%) C
10 1 (0.95%) Groovy
10 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.95%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.95%) Perl
10 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) ISEB
4 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (19.05%) Puppet
1 20 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (17.14%) Ansible
3 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.95%) Nagios
4 1 (0.95%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Oracle
2 14 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (10.48%) VMware
3 11 (10.48%) Talend
4 9 (8.57%) Percona
5 7 (6.67%) SaltStack
5 7 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 7 (6.67%) TIBCO
5 7 (6.67%) SAP
6 6 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (5.71%) ForgeRock
7 5 (4.76%) Google
8 3 (2.86%) IBM
8 3 (2.86%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.95%) Adobe
9 1 (0.95%) Siebel
9 1 (0.95%) webMethods
9 1 (0.95%) Eloqua
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