The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bristol region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 73 29 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.69% 4.41% 3.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.07% 13.00% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 17 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -11.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £244 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
404 223 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.57% 33.94% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 125 175
Average daily rate £345 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 31
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £12.42 £22.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
South West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 40 (35.40%) Web Services
2 32 (28.32%) Scrum
2 32 (28.32%) TDD
3 30 (26.55%) HTML
4 29 (25.66%) Spring
5 27 (23.89%) PHP
6 26 (23.01%) OO
6 26 (23.01%) MVC
6 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (22.12%) Web Development
8 24 (21.24%) BDD
9 21 (18.58%) Oracle
10 19 (16.81%) JUnit
10 19 (16.81%) CSS
10 19 (16.81%) Zend
11 18 (15.93%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (15.93%) Scala
12 17 (15.04%) Selenium
12 17 (15.04%) Akka
12 17 (15.04%) Play Framework
13 16 (14.16%) XML
13 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
14 15 (13.27%) Finance
14 15 (13.27%) jQuery
15 14 (12.39%) CouchDB
15 14 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (12.39%) Batik
15 14 (12.39%) Process Management
15 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
15 14 (12.39%) SVG

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 10 (8.85%) Apache
2 5 (4.42%) CMS
2 5 (4.42%) Confluence
3 4 (3.54%) Apache ServiceMix
3 4 (3.54%) Mule
3 4 (3.54%) nginx
3 4 (3.54%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.54%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.65%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (2.65%) AquaLogic Service Bus
4 3 (2.65%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.65%) MediaWiki
5 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) CATIA
1 3 (2.65%) Windchill
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.93%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.65%) SaaS
4 2 (1.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) LAN
1 5 (4.42%) WAN
2 4 (3.54%) VPN
2 4 (3.54%) IPv6
2 4 (3.54%) Firewall
3 3 (2.65%) IPsec
3 3 (2.65%) Network Security
3 3 (2.65%) LDAP
3 3 (2.65%) EIGRP
3 3 (2.65%) OSPF
3 3 (2.65%) BGP
3 3 (2.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
4 1 (0.88%) DVB
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
1 14 (12.39%) CouchDB
2 11 (9.73%) MySQL
3 7 (6.19%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.54%) MarkLogic
6 3 (2.65%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) JUnit
2 17 (15.04%) Selenium
3 14 (12.39%) Cucumber
4 10 (8.85%) JIRA
4 10 (8.85%) JBehave
5 8 (7.08%) WebDriver
5 8 (7.08%) Subversion
5 8 (7.08%) Maven
6 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.54%) jMock
8 4 (3.54%) Hudson
9 3 (2.65%) JMeter
10 1 (0.88%) Xcode
10 1 (0.88%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.88%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.88%) WATIR
10 1 (0.88%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.88%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 15 (13.27%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Financial Institution
2 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.54%) Marketing
3 3 (2.65%) Electronics
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 72 (63.72%) Developer
2 26 (23.01%) Java Developer
3 18 (15.93%) PHP Developer
4 17 (15.04%) Architect
5 12 (10.62%) Scala Developer
6 11 (9.73%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.85%) Technical Architect
8 9 (7.96%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (7.08%) Java Architect
9 8 (7.08%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Lead Developer
11 6 (5.31%) Test Engineer
11 6 (5.31%) Analyst
11 6 (5.31%) Technical Developer
12 5 (4.42%) Project Manager
12 5 (4.42%) Software Engineer
13 4 (3.54%) Test Analyst
13 4 (3.54%) Digital Project Manager
13 4 (3.54%) PHP Zend Developer
13 4 (3.54%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.40%) Web Services
2 30 (26.55%) HTML
3 29 (25.66%) Spring
4 19 (16.81%) CSS
5 17 (15.04%) Akka
5 17 (15.04%) Play Framework
6 16 (14.16%) XML
7 15 (13.27%) jQuery
8 14 (12.39%) Batik
8 14 (12.39%) SVG
8 14 (12.39%) REST
9 13 (11.50%) Ajax
10 9 (7.96%) J2EE
11 7 (6.19%) HTML5
12 6 (5.31%) RESTful
12 6 (5.31%) Backbone.js
12 6 (5.31%) JSON
13 5 (4.42%) Hibernate
13 5 (4.42%) Spring MVC
13 5 (4.42%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Open Source
2 3 (2.65%) DTV
2 3 (2.65%) Wiki
3 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.77%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.88%) iPad
4 1 (0.88%) Streaming Video
4 1 (0.88%) IPTV
4 1 (0.88%) iPhone
4 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.88%) MPEG
4 1 (0.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.08%) Windows
1 8 (7.08%) Linux
2 5 (4.42%) UNIX
3 4 (3.54%) Debian
3 4 (3.54%) Ubuntu
3 4 (3.54%) Android
4 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.32%) Scrum
1 32 (28.32%) TDD
2 26 (23.01%) MVC
2 26 (23.01%) OO
2 26 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (22.12%) Web Development
4 24 (21.24%) BDD
5 14 (12.39%) Process Management
6 12 (10.62%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.85%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (8.85%) Kanban
7 10 (8.85%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.96%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.19%) Project Management
10 6 (5.31%) OOP
10 6 (5.31%) B2C
11 5 (4.42%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.42%) User Stories
11 5 (4.42%) Automation Testing
12 4 (3.54%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.89%) PHP
2 18 (15.93%) Scala
3 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.62%) SQL
5 9 (7.96%) Perl
6 7 (6.19%) Ruby
7 6 (5.31%) C#
8 5 (4.42%) C++
8 5 (4.42%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.54%) Python
10 2 (1.77%) C
10 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.88%) PHP5
11 1 (0.88%) Groovy
11 1 (0.88%) Fortran
11 1 (0.88%) Pascal
11 1 (0.88%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) ISEB
2 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.85%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Samba
1 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.54%) Postfix
2 3 (2.65%) XenServer
3 1 (0.88%) NFS
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Puppet
2 3 (2.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (18.58%) Oracle
2 19 (16.81%) Zend
3 6 (5.31%) hybris
4 5 (4.42%) VMware
5 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
5 4 (3.54%) Citrix
6 3 (2.65%) SAP
6 3 (2.65%) JBoss
7 2 (1.77%) Adobe
7 2 (1.77%) HP
8 1 (0.88%) NetApp
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.88%) Apple
8 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
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