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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 10 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 115 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 12.46% 6.87% 5.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.59% 20.43% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 36 26
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£425 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £318 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
376 235 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.74% 33.62% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 177 167
Average daily rate £400 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 15
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 101 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (38.80%) SQL
3 61 (33.33%) Linux
4 57 (31.15%) PHP
5 49 (26.78%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (24.59%) Open Source
6 45 (24.59%) Scrum
7 43 (23.50%) JavaScript
8 42 (22.95%) Spring
8 42 (22.95%) Software Engineering
9 38 (20.77%) Web Services
10 37 (20.22%) HTML
11 32 (17.49%) Oracle
11 32 (17.49%) Git (software)
11 32 (17.49%) Jenkins
12 31 (16.94%) MySQL
12 31 (16.94%) TDD
13 30 (16.39%) J2EE
14 27 (14.75%) Ruby
14 27 (14.75%) Finance
15 26 (14.21%) Apache
15 26 (14.21%) Security Cleared
16 25 (13.66%) CentOS
16 25 (13.66%) Mentoring
17 24 (13.11%) jQuery
17 24 (13.11%) CSS
18 22 (12.02%) HTML5
19 21 (11.48%) RESTful
19 21 (11.48%) Relational Database
19 21 (11.48%) LAMP

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 26 (14.21%) Apache
2 10 (5.46%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.83%) CMS
4 6 (3.28%) JBoss
5 5 (2.73%) nginx
5 5 (2.73%) Confluence
5 5 (2.73%) Oracle Service Bus
5 5 (2.73%) MediaWiki
6 3 (1.64%) LiveCycle
6 3 (1.64%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.64%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.09%) AquaLogic
7 2 (1.09%) Node.js
7 2 (1.09%) AquaLogic Service Bus
7 2 (1.09%) Mule
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.55%) IIS
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) Shopify
2 1 (0.55%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.55%) Tridion
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.83%) SaaS
3 5 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (2.73%) PaaS
4 4 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.64%) IaaS
6 2 (1.09%) GitHub
6 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.01%) VPN
1 11 (6.01%) Firewall
2 7 (3.83%) HTTP
3 6 (3.28%) IPsec
4 5 (2.73%) Network Security
4 5 (2.73%) LDAP
4 5 (2.73%) IPv6
4 5 (2.73%) LAN
4 5 (2.73%) WAN
4 5 (2.73%) EIGRP
4 5 (2.73%) OSPF
4 5 (2.73%) BGP
5 3 (1.64%) Internet
5 3 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.09%) DVB
6 2 (1.09%) DLNA
6 2 (1.09%) AMQP
7 1 (0.55%) WLAN
7 1 (0.55%) DHCP
7 1 (0.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.94%) MySQL
2 21 (11.48%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.38%) Oracle Database
4 15 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (4.92%) SQL Server
6 8 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.37%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.83%) MS Access
7 7 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (3.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (3.28%) MongoDB
9 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.64%) Hazelcast
11 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects XI
13 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (17.49%) Git (software)
1 32 (17.49%) Jenkins
2 19 (10.38%) Cucumber
3 17 (9.29%) Eclipse
4 16 (8.74%) Selenium
5 14 (7.65%) Hudson
5 14 (7.65%) Maven
6 12 (6.56%) FitNesse
6 12 (6.56%) Subversion
6 12 (6.56%) JUnit
7 11 (6.01%) PHPUnit
7 11 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (6.01%) Visual Studio
8 8 (4.37%) Ant
8 8 (4.37%) WebDriver
9 6 (3.28%) JIRA
10 5 (2.73%) NetBeans
11 4 (2.19%) Oracle APEX
12 2 (1.09%) WATIR
12 2 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (14.75%) Finance
2 14 (7.65%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.10%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.46%) Electronics
5 8 (4.37%) Marketing
6 3 (1.64%) Retail
7 2 (1.09%) Back Office
8 1 (0.55%) Billing
8 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 91 (49.73%) Developer
2 53 (28.96%) Java Developer
3 33 (18.03%) Architect
4 20 (10.93%) PHP Developer
5 16 (8.74%) Technical Architect
6 15 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (6.56%) Analyst
8 10 (5.46%) Programmer
8 10 (5.46%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.92%) Analyst Programmer
9 9 (4.92%) Consultant
9 9 (4.92%) Tester
9 9 (4.92%) Test Engineer
10 8 (4.37%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.28%) Applications Architect
11 6 (3.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 5 (2.73%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
12 5 (2.73%) Senior Developer
12 5 (2.73%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (2.73%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.95%) Spring
2 38 (20.77%) Web Services
3 37 (20.22%) HTML
4 30 (16.39%) J2EE
5 24 (13.11%) jQuery
5 24 (13.11%) CSS
6 22 (12.02%) HTML5
7 21 (11.48%) RESTful
7 21 (11.48%) LAMP
8 19 (10.38%) Hibernate
8 19 (10.38%) JSON
9 18 (9.84%) XML
9 18 (9.84%) .NET
10 17 (9.29%) Middleware
11 14 (7.65%) Java EE
12 13 (7.10%) Spring MVC
13 12 (6.56%) REST
13 12 (6.56%) Doctrine
14 11 (6.01%) Zend Framework
15 9 (4.92%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 45 (24.59%) Open Source
2 10 (5.46%) DTV
3 8 (4.37%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.28%) User Experience
5 5 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.73%) Wiki
5 5 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.19%) Social Media
6 4 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.64%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.64%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.09%) STB
8 2 (1.09%) MPEG
8 2 (1.09%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.55%) iDTV
9 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 61 (33.33%) Linux
2 25 (13.66%) CentOS
3 15 (8.20%) Windows
4 14 (7.65%) UNIX
5 10 (5.46%) Debian
5 10 (5.46%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.73%) Android
7 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (2.19%) Fedora
9 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.55%) bada
10 1 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (55.19%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.78%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (24.59%) Scrum
4 42 (22.95%) Software Engineering
5 31 (16.94%) TDD
6 25 (13.66%) Mentoring
7 18 (9.84%) DevOps
7 18 (9.84%) SOA
7 18 (9.84%) OO
8 16 (8.74%) MVC
9 14 (7.65%) Test Automation
9 14 (7.65%) BDD
10 13 (7.10%) Refactoring
11 11 (6.01%) Build Automation
11 11 (6.01%) Waterfall
11 11 (6.01%) Automated Testing
12 10 (5.46%) Technical Architecture
12 10 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.46%) Integration Testing
12 10 (5.46%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 71 (38.80%) SQL
2 57 (31.15%) PHP
3 43 (23.50%) JavaScript
4 27 (14.75%) Ruby
5 18 (9.84%) Perl
6 17 (9.29%) Bash Shell
7 16 (8.74%) C#
8 14 (7.65%) Python
9 8 (4.37%) VB.NET
9 8 (4.37%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.37%) Scala
10 6 (3.28%) C++
10 6 (3.28%) C
10 6 (3.28%) PHP5
11 5 (2.73%) VBA
12 2 (1.09%) VB6
12 2 (1.09%) VB
12 2 (1.09%) Golang
13 1 (0.55%) Groovy
13 1 (0.55%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (14.21%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.92%) Degree
4 7 (3.83%) ISEB
5 6 (3.28%) HND
6 5 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.55%) HNC
7 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.46%) XenServer
3 6 (3.28%) Postfix
4 5 (2.73%) Samba
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.55%) XenApp
6 1 (0.55%) vSphere
6 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (9.29%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (9.29%) Puppet
2 10 (5.46%) Salt
3 5 (2.73%) ZABBIX
4 4 (2.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.55%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 32 (17.49%) Oracle
2 19 (10.38%) Zend
3 18 (9.84%) Red Hat
4 14 (7.65%) Microsoft
4 14 (7.65%) VMware
5 9 (4.92%) SAP
6 7 (3.83%) Sencha
7 6 (3.28%) Google
7 6 (3.28%) Citrix
8 3 (1.64%) Adobe
9 2 (1.09%) ATG
9 2 (1.09%) BEA
10 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.55%) F5
10 1 (0.55%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.55%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.55%) Symbian
10 1 (0.55%) CODA
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