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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 19 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 66 37 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.59% 6.05% 7.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.24% 19.79% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 26 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-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
343 187 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.47% 30.56% 37.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 123 197
Average daily rate £375 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 27
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £17.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 55 (36.91%) Web Services
2 54 (36.24%) PHP
3 49 (32.89%) Linux
3 49 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (31.54%) Continuous Integration
5 46 (30.87%) TDD
6 44 (29.53%) Spring
7 37 (24.83%) LAMP
8 36 (24.16%) Scrum
9 35 (23.49%) Ruby
10 34 (22.82%) SQL
11 32 (21.48%) Red Hat
12 29 (19.46%) MySQL
12 29 (19.46%) Cloud Computing
12 29 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
13 28 (18.79%) BDD
13 28 (18.79%) OO
14 27 (18.12%) Web Development
15 26 (17.45%) Perl
16 25 (16.78%) CentOS
16 25 (16.78%) Ubuntu
17 24 (16.11%) Software Engineering
17 24 (16.11%) VMware
17 24 (16.11%) Scala
17 24 (16.11%) Bash Shell
17 24 (16.11%) DevOps
18 23 (15.44%) Puppet
18 23 (15.44%) Unit Testing
19 22 (14.77%) jQuery
19 22 (14.77%) Batik

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 21 (14.09%) Apache
2 18 (12.08%) Tomcat
3 17 (11.41%) Confluence
4 14 (9.40%) nginx
5 11 (7.38%) MediaWiki
6 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.67%) CMS
8 1 (0.67%) Mule
8 1 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.67%) CATIA
2 1 (0.67%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (5.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.68%) Magento
2 4 (2.68%) Shopify
3 1 (0.67%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (19.46%) Amazon AWS
1 29 (19.46%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (6.71%) SaaS
3 7 (4.70%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.01%) PaaS
4 3 (2.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.09%) VPN
1 21 (14.09%) Firewall
2 12 (8.05%) LAN
2 12 (8.05%) WAN
2 12 (8.05%) IPv6
3 11 (7.38%) OSPF
3 11 (7.38%) BGP
3 11 (7.38%) EIGRP
3 11 (7.38%) IPsec
3 11 (7.38%) LDAP
3 11 (7.38%) Network Security
4 1 (0.67%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.67%) Telnet
4 1 (0.67%) Wireless
4 1 (0.67%) DVB
4 1 (0.67%) Internet
4 1 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.46%) MySQL
2 22 (14.77%) CouchDB
3 20 (13.42%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.38%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.03%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.36%) Hazelcast
7 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.01%) InterSystems Cache
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.34%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.67%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 21 (14.09%) Jenkins
2 19 (12.75%) JIRA
3 18 (12.08%) Git (software)
4 17 (11.41%) Subversion
5 15 (10.07%) JUnit
5 15 (10.07%) Hudson
6 13 (8.72%) Selenium
7 12 (8.05%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.70%) WebDriver
8 7 (4.70%) Maven
9 5 (3.36%) FitNesse
10 4 (2.68%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.01%) Ant
12 2 (1.34%) JMeter
12 2 (1.34%) WATIR
13 1 (0.67%) NetBeans
13 1 (0.67%) NUnit
13 1 (0.67%) Introscope
13 1 (0.67%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (12.08%) Finance
2 11 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.04%) Marketing
3 9 (6.04%) Electronics
4 8 (5.37%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.01%) Retail
6 2 (1.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (53.69%) Developer
2 37 (24.83%) Java Developer
3 20 (13.42%) Architect
4 18 (12.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (9.40%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 14 (9.40%) PHP Developer
6 13 (8.72%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (8.05%) Java Architect
8 10 (6.71%) Scala Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Senior Developer
9 9 (6.04%) Tester
9 9 (6.04%) Hybris Developer
10 8 (5.37%) Lead Developer
11 6 (4.03%) Software Engineer
11 6 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.36%) Senior Java Developer
12 5 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.36%) Analyst
12 5 (3.36%) Administrator
12 5 (3.36%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (36.91%) Web Services
2 44 (29.53%) Spring
3 37 (24.83%) LAMP
4 22 (14.77%) Batik
4 22 (14.77%) jQuery
4 22 (14.77%) SVG
4 22 (14.77%) Akka
4 22 (14.77%) Play Framework
5 19 (12.75%) CSS
6 17 (11.41%) J2EE
6 17 (11.41%) XML
7 16 (10.74%) HTML
8 15 (10.07%) REST
9 13 (8.72%) RESTful
10 12 (8.05%) Spring MVC
10 12 (8.05%) Java EE
10 12 (8.05%) Ajax
10 12 (8.05%) Apache CXF
11 11 (7.38%) JSP
11 11 (7.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) Open Source
2 11 (7.38%) Wiki
3 9 (6.04%) DTV
4 5 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.68%) Social Media
5 4 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.01%) Replication
6 3 (2.01%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.67%) IPTV
7 1 (0.67%) Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) STB
7 1 (0.67%) MPEG
7 1 (0.67%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (32.89%) Linux
2 25 (16.78%) Ubuntu
2 25 (16.78%) CentOS
3 22 (14.77%) Debian
4 15 (10.07%) Windows
5 11 (7.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (7.38%) UNIX
6 10 (6.71%) Fedora
7 1 (0.67%) Android
7 1 (0.67%) Solaris
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (31.54%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (30.87%) TDD
4 36 (24.16%) Scrum
5 28 (18.79%) OO
5 28 (18.79%) BDD
6 27 (18.12%) Web Development
7 24 (16.11%) Software Engineering
7 24 (16.11%) DevOps
8 23 (15.44%) Unit Testing
9 22 (14.77%) Process Management
10 20 (13.42%) E-Commerce
11 18 (12.08%) MVC
12 17 (11.41%) Data Modelling
13 13 (8.72%) Build Automation
14 11 (7.38%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (7.38%) Kanban
14 11 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (7.38%) Project Management
15 9 (6.04%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.24%) PHP
2 35 (23.49%) Ruby
3 34 (22.82%) SQL
4 26 (17.45%) Perl
5 24 (16.11%) Scala
5 24 (16.11%) Bash Shell
6 12 (8.05%) PHP5
7 11 (7.38%) JavaScript
8 10 (6.71%) Python
9 6 (4.03%) C
10 5 (3.36%) C#
11 3 (2.01%) VB
12 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.34%) C++
13 1 (0.67%) Fortran
13 1 (0.67%) Pascal
13 1 (0.67%) Prolog
13 1 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (6.71%) Degree
2 4 (2.68%) ISEB
3 3 (2.01%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.34%) HND
5 1 (0.67%) CCNA
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.67%) HNC
5 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) QA
System Software
1 22 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (13.42%) XenServer
3 14 (9.40%) Postfix
3 14 (9.40%) Samba
4 2 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (15.44%) Puppet
2 12 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (8.05%) Salt
2 12 (8.05%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.67%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 32 (21.48%) Red Hat
2 24 (16.11%) VMware
3 16 (10.74%) Zend
4 13 (8.72%) Oracle
5 12 (8.05%) Citrix
6 9 (6.04%) hybris
7 8 (5.37%) SAP
8 4 (2.68%) JBoss
9 1 (0.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.67%) CA
9 1 (0.67%) CODA
9 1 (0.67%) F5
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