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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing Java 113 40 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.90% 5.20% 6.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.75% 14.87% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 28 29
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£438 £344 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £437 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.25 £50.50 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.41% +9.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
345 269 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.38% 34.98% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 205 156
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £400 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 16
Average hourly rate £44.00 £32.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.30 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.13 £42.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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.

1 108 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (36.02%) SQL
3 63 (29.86%) Linux
4 61 (28.91%) JavaScript
5 59 (27.96%) PHP
6 49 (23.22%) Git (software)
7 48 (22.75%) Scrum
7 48 (22.75%) Spring
8 47 (22.27%) Open Source
9 46 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (20.85%) Software Engineering
11 43 (20.38%) HTML
12 41 (19.43%) MySQL
12 41 (19.43%) Web Services
13 40 (18.96%) Ruby
14 36 (17.06%) Oracle
15 35 (16.59%) Relational Database
16 33 (15.64%) TDD
17 32 (15.17%) J2EE
18 31 (14.69%) Jenkins
19 29 (13.74%) Apache
20 28 (13.27%) Subversion
21 27 (12.80%) Finance
21 27 (12.80%) CSS
21 27 (12.80%) Mentoring
21 27 (12.80%) Security Cleared
21 27 (12.80%) HTML5
22 26 (12.32%) jQuery
23 24 (11.37%) RESTful
24 22 (10.43%) .NET

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 29 (13.74%) Apache
2 12 (5.69%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.32%) CMS
4 5 (2.37%) Oracle Service Bus
4 5 (2.37%) Apache Solr
4 5 (2.37%) JBoss
4 5 (2.37%) IIS
5 4 (1.90%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.90%) nginx
5 4 (1.90%) MediaWiki
5 4 (1.90%) Confluence
6 3 (1.42%) Liferay
6 3 (1.42%) LiveCycle
6 3 (1.42%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.95%) AquaLogic
7 2 (0.95%) Drupal
7 2 (0.95%) Mule
7 2 (0.95%) Node.js
7 2 (0.95%) AquaLogic Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.47%) Shopify
2 1 (0.47%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Tridion
2 1 (0.47%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.27%) SaaS
3 8 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (2.37%) PaaS
4 5 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.90%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (1.42%) IaaS
7 2 (0.95%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.48%) HTTP
2 9 (4.27%) VPN
2 9 (4.27%) IPsec
2 9 (4.27%) Firewall
3 5 (2.37%) DHCP
3 5 (2.37%) DNS
4 4 (1.90%) IPv6
4 4 (1.90%) LAN
4 4 (1.90%) WAN
4 4 (1.90%) EIGRP
4 4 (1.90%) OSPF
4 4 (1.90%) BGP
4 4 (1.90%) Internet
4 4 (1.90%) LDAP
4 4 (1.90%) Network Security
5 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.95%) DVB
6 2 (0.95%) AMQP
6 2 (0.95%) DLNA
7 1 (0.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.43%) MySQL
2 35 (16.59%) Relational Database
3 19 (9.00%) Oracle Database
4 15 (7.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (4.74%) RDBMS
6 9 (4.27%) SQL Server
7 7 (3.32%) MS Access
7 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.32%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.84%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.90%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 49 (23.22%) Git (software)
2 31 (14.69%) Jenkins
3 28 (13.27%) Subversion
4 18 (8.53%) Cucumber
4 18 (8.53%) Eclipse
5 17 (8.06%) Selenium
6 15 (7.11%) Maven
7 13 (6.16%) Hudson
8 12 (5.69%) FitNesse
8 12 (5.69%) JUnit
8 12 (5.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (5.21%) PHPUnit
9 11 (5.21%) Visual Studio
10 8 (3.79%) Ant
11 7 (3.32%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.37%) JIRA
12 5 (2.37%) NetBeans
13 4 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
14 2 (0.95%) WATIR
14 2 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (12.80%) Finance
2 16 (7.58%) Manufacturing
3 14 (6.64%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.69%) Electronics
5 10 (4.74%) Marketing
6 3 (1.42%) Retail
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
8 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 117 (55.45%) Developer
2 55 (26.07%) Java Developer
3 35 (16.59%) Architect
4 23 (10.90%) PHP Developer
5 16 (7.58%) Technical Architect
6 15 (7.11%) Analyst
7 13 (6.16%) Senior Developer
8 12 (5.69%) Ruby Developer
9 11 (5.21%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.74%) Test Engineer
10 10 (4.74%) Programmer
10 10 (4.74%) Consultant
10 10 (4.74%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.27%) Analyst Programmer
12 8 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.32%) Tester
14 6 (2.84%) Applications Architect
15 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
15 5 (2.37%) Enterprise Architect
15 5 (2.37%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (22.75%) Spring
2 43 (20.38%) HTML
3 41 (19.43%) Web Services
4 32 (15.17%) J2EE
5 27 (12.80%) CSS
5 27 (12.80%) HTML5
6 26 (12.32%) jQuery
7 24 (11.37%) RESTful
8 22 (10.43%) .NET
9 20 (9.48%) JSON
10 19 (9.00%) Hibernate
10 19 (9.00%) XML
11 17 (8.06%) Middleware
12 16 (7.58%) LAMP
13 14 (6.64%) Java EE
13 14 (6.64%) REST
14 13 (6.16%) Spring MVC
15 11 (5.21%) Doctrine
15 11 (5.21%) Zend Framework
16 9 (4.27%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 47 (22.27%) Open Source
2 16 (7.58%) Visualisation
3 12 (5.69%) DTV
4 8 (3.79%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.84%) User Experience
6 5 (2.37%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.90%) Wiki
7 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.90%) Social Media
8 3 (1.42%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.95%) Replication
9 2 (0.95%) STB
9 2 (0.95%) MPEG
9 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.95%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.95%) iPad
10 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 63 (29.86%) Linux
2 21 (9.95%) CentOS
3 19 (9.00%) Windows
4 17 (8.06%) UNIX
5 11 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.84%) Fedora
7 5 (2.37%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.37%) Android
8 4 (1.90%) Debian
8 4 (1.90%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.47%) bada
10 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (51.18%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (22.75%) Scrum
3 46 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (20.85%) Software Engineering
5 33 (15.64%) TDD
6 27 (12.80%) Mentoring
7 21 (9.95%) OO
8 20 (9.48%) SOA
9 17 (8.06%) Configuration Management
9 17 (8.06%) MVC
10 16 (7.58%) Technical Architecture
11 14 (6.64%) Web Design
11 14 (6.64%) Test Automation
11 14 (6.64%) BDD
11 14 (6.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (6.16%) Waterfall
12 13 (6.16%) DevOps
12 13 (6.16%) E-Commerce
12 13 (6.16%) Migration
12 13 (6.16%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 76 (36.02%) SQL
2 61 (28.91%) JavaScript
3 59 (27.96%) PHP
4 40 (18.96%) Ruby
5 15 (7.11%) Python
6 14 (6.64%) C#
7 12 (5.69%) Bash Shell
8 11 (5.21%) Perl
9 9 (4.27%) PHP5
10 8 (3.79%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.79%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.79%) Scala
11 5 (2.37%) C++
11 5 (2.37%) C
11 5 (2.37%) VBA
12 3 (1.42%) Golang
13 2 (0.95%) VB6
13 2 (0.95%) VB
13 2 (0.95%) Groovy
14 1 (0.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.53%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.74%) Degree
4 7 (3.32%) HND
4 7 (3.32%) ISEB
5 6 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.47%) HNC
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.47%) CCNP
6 1 (0.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.79%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.37%) vSphere
2 5 (2.37%) XenApp
2 5 (2.37%) Postfix
2 5 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.90%) Samba
3 4 (1.90%) XenServer
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 13 (6.16%) Puppet
1 13 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.90%) Salt
2 4 (1.90%) Ansible
2 4 (1.90%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.47%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (17.06%) Oracle
2 19 (9.00%) Zend
3 18 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.53%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.16%) VMware
5 11 (5.21%) SAP
6 9 (4.27%) Citrix
7 7 (3.32%) Sencha
8 6 (2.84%) Google
9 5 (2.37%) Wyse
10 3 (1.42%) Adobe
11 2 (0.95%) ATG
11 2 (0.95%) BEA
11 2 (0.95%) ForgeRock
11 2 (0.95%) Percona
11 2 (0.95%) hybris
12 1 (0.47%) F5
12 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
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