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 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 10 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Contract jobs citing Java 57 84 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.46% 9.89% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.27% 21.48% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 11
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£394 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
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
312 391 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.33% 46.05% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 317 94
Average daily rate £375 £350 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 5
Average hourly rate £35.20 £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.56% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £24.35 £22.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.62 £40.05 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 82 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (29.61%) Ruby
3 43 (28.29%) Git (software)
3 43 (28.29%) JavaScript
3 43 (28.29%) Linux
4 42 (27.63%) Scrum
5 40 (26.32%) SQL
6 38 (25.00%) PHP
7 37 (24.34%) HTML
8 32 (21.05%) Open Source
9 29 (19.08%) MySQL
10 27 (17.76%) Web Services
11 26 (17.11%) Configuration Management
12 24 (15.79%) .NET
12 24 (15.79%) Spring
12 24 (15.79%) Subversion
13 23 (15.13%) TDD
13 23 (15.13%) Relational Database
14 22 (14.47%) Red Hat
15 21 (13.82%) Finance
15 21 (13.82%) Software Engineering
15 21 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (13.16%) CSS
17 19 (12.50%) E-Commerce
17 19 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (12.50%) Visualisation
17 19 (12.50%) HTML5
18 18 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
18 18 (11.84%) Responsive Web Design

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 15 (9.87%) Drupal
2 14 (9.21%) Apache
3 11 (7.24%) Liferay
4 6 (3.95%) Mule
4 6 (3.95%) CMS
4 6 (3.95%) Node.js
5 5 (3.29%) IIS
6 4 (2.63%) nginx
6 4 (2.63%) Confluence
6 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.63%) MediaWiki
7 3 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.97%) Mule ESB
7 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.32%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (7.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.63%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.53%) HTTP
2 8 (5.26%) IPsec
2 8 (5.26%) Firewall
2 8 (5.26%) VPN
3 4 (2.63%) Network Security
3 4 (2.63%) Internet
3 4 (2.63%) IPv6
3 4 (2.63%) OSPF
3 4 (2.63%) BGP
3 4 (2.63%) EIGRP
3 4 (2.63%) DHCP
3 4 (2.63%) DNS
3 4 (2.63%) WAN
3 4 (2.63%) LAN
3 4 (2.63%) LDAP
4 1 (0.66%) DLNA
4 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.66%) WLAN
4 1 (0.66%) DVB
4 1 (0.66%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.08%) MySQL
2 23 (15.13%) Relational Database
3 11 (7.24%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (6.58%) MS Access
5 9 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.32%) Big Data
9 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.66%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (28.29%) Git (software)
2 24 (15.79%) Subversion
3 16 (10.53%) Selenium
4 13 (8.55%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (7.24%) Visual Studio
6 10 (6.58%) JIRA
7 7 (4.61%) WebDriver
8 6 (3.95%) JUnit
8 6 (3.95%) Cucumber
9 5 (3.29%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.63%) TestNG
10 4 (2.63%) Eclipse
10 4 (2.63%) Hudson
11 3 (1.97%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.97%) Calabash
11 3 (1.97%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.97%) Maven
12 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 21 (13.82%) Finance
2 14 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.89%) Marketing
3 12 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 12 (7.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) Retail
4 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 83 (54.61%) Developer
2 23 (15.13%) Java Developer
3 16 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 16 (10.53%) Analyst
4 14 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (8.55%) Architect
5 13 (8.55%) Ruby Developer
5 13 (8.55%) PHP Developer
6 7 (4.61%) Programmer
7 6 (3.95%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (3.29%) AWS Developer
8 5 (3.29%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (3.29%) Tester
8 5 (3.29%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (2.63%) Drupal Developer
9 4 (2.63%) Consultant
9 4 (2.63%) Hybris Developer
10 3 (1.97%) Automated Tester
10 3 (1.97%) Mobile Tester
10 3 (1.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.34%) HTML
2 27 (17.76%) Web Services
3 24 (15.79%) .NET
3 24 (15.79%) Spring
4 20 (13.16%) CSS
5 19 (12.50%) HTML5
6 18 (11.84%) jQuery
7 16 (10.53%) J2EE
8 12 (7.89%) ASP.NET
9 10 (6.58%) Hibernate
9 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 9 (5.92%) AngularJS
10 9 (5.92%) Apache Camel
10 9 (5.92%) XML
10 9 (5.92%) RESTful
11 8 (5.26%) JSON
11 8 (5.26%) REST
12 6 (3.95%) Ajax
12 6 (3.95%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 16 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 13 (8.55%) DTV
4 6 (3.95%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.63%) Wiki
5 4 (2.63%) iPad
6 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.97%) User Experience
7 2 (1.32%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.66%) MPEG
8 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.66%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.66%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.29%) Linux
2 15 (9.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (9.21%) CentOS
4 12 (7.89%) Windows
5 7 (4.61%) Android
6 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.29%) Fedora
6 5 (3.29%) Ubuntu
7 4 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.63%) Debian
7 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.63%) UNIX
8 1 (0.66%) bada
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.66%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (53.95%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.63%) Scrum
3 32 (21.05%) Open Source
4 26 (17.11%) Configuration Management
5 23 (15.13%) TDD
6 21 (13.82%) Software Engineering
6 21 (13.82%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 19 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (11.84%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (11.84%) Web Design
8 18 (11.84%) OO
9 16 (10.53%) DevOps
10 14 (9.21%) Mentoring
11 13 (8.55%) Waterfall
11 13 (8.55%) SOA
12 12 (7.89%) Programme Management
12 12 (7.89%) V-Model
12 12 (7.89%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (7.24%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.61%) Ruby
2 43 (28.29%) JavaScript
3 40 (26.32%) SQL
4 38 (25.00%) PHP
5 13 (8.55%) C#
6 10 (6.58%) VB.NET
6 10 (6.58%) VBA
7 9 (5.92%) Python
8 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.95%) Perl
10 5 (3.29%) PHP5
11 3 (1.97%) Go
11 3 (1.97%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.32%) Groovy
12 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.32%) C++
13 1 (0.66%) C
13 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.95%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.95%) ISEB
3 4 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.97%) HND
5 2 (1.32%) Degree
5 2 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.66%) CCNP
6 1 (0.66%) CCNA
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) QA
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.63%) XenApp
2 4 (2.63%) XenServer
2 4 (2.63%) Postfix
2 4 (2.63%) vSphere
2 4 (2.63%) Samba
2 4 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.63%) iptables
Systems Management
1 18 (11.84%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (11.18%) Puppet
3 8 (5.26%) Ansible
4 4 (2.63%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.63%) Salt
5 1 (0.66%) Nagios
5 1 (0.66%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 22 (14.47%) Red Hat
2 17 (11.18%) VMware
3 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.89%) SAP
5 9 (5.92%) ForgeRock
5 9 (5.92%) Oracle
6 8 (5.26%) Citrix
7 6 (3.95%) Zend
8 5 (3.29%) Atlassian
9 4 (2.63%) Wyse
9 4 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (2.63%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.63%) hybris
10 2 (1.32%) IBM
10 2 (1.32%) Adobe
10 2 (1.32%) Percona
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco
11 1 (0.66%) Symbian
11 1 (0.66%) webMethods
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £25 - £35 Per Hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 27 days ago