The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 48 56
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 22 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.68% 2.53% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.63% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 9
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +8.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 779 874 842
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.00% 96.04% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 614 602
Median daily rate £390 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.84% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 37 29
Median hourly rate £17.58 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.77% +105.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Bristol

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Bristol

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Bristol

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Bristol

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (57.14%) Spring
4 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
5 16 (32.65%) Scrum
6 15 (30.61%) SQL
7 14 (28.57%) TDD
7 14 (28.57%) REST
8 12 (24.49%) HTML
9 11 (22.45%) Web Services
9 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
10 10 (20.41%) C#
11 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
11 9 (18.37%) MVC
12 8 (16.33%) Maven
12 8 (16.33%) CSS
12 8 (16.33%) Oracle
12 8 (16.33%) XML
12 8 (16.33%) SOAP
12 8 (16.33%) TeamCity
13 7 (14.29%) Apex Code
13 7 (14.29%) HTML5
13 7 (14.29%) RESTful
13 7 (14.29%) jQuery
13 7 (14.29%) Web Development
13 7 (14.29%) JIRA
13 7 (14.29%) SOA
13 7 (14.29%) J2EE
13 7 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
14 6 (12.24%) Finance

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (8.16%) Confluence
2 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Liferay
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.08%) DB2
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.33%) Maven
2 8 (16.33%) TeamCity
3 7 (14.29%) JIRA
4 5 (10.20%) Ant
5 4 (8.16%) Artifactory
5 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.12%) Grunt
7 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.08%) JUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
8 1 (2.04%) Gradle
8 1 (2.04%) Mockito
8 1 (2.04%) Selenium
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (57.14%) Spring
2 14 (28.57%) REST
3 12 (24.49%) HTML
4 11 (22.45%) Web Services
5 9 (18.37%) Hibernate
6 8 (16.33%) CSS
6 8 (16.33%) SOAP
6 8 (16.33%) XML
7 7 (14.29%) HTML5
7 7 (14.29%) J2EE
7 7 (14.29%) jQuery
7 7 (14.29%) RESTful
8 6 (12.24%) .NET
8 6 (12.24%) Spring MVC
9 5 (10.20%) EJB
9 5 (10.20%) JMS
9 5 (10.20%) JSF
10 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.16%) DHTML
11 3 (6.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Unix
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.65%) Scrum
3 14 (28.57%) TDD
4 9 (18.37%) MVC
5 7 (14.29%) SOA
5 7 (14.29%) Web Development
6 6 (12.24%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.20%) DevOps
7 5 (10.20%) Microservices
8 4 (8.16%) BDD
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.12%) Data Integration
9 3 (6.12%) ERP
9 3 (6.12%) Information Architecture
9 3 (6.12%) IT Strategy
9 3 (6.12%) Migration
9 3 (6.12%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.12%) Open Source
9 3 (6.12%) User Stories
10 2 (4.08%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.61%) SQL
4 10 (20.41%) C#
5 7 (14.29%) Apex Code
6 6 (12.24%) C++
7 5 (10.20%) PL/SQL
8 4 (8.16%) Scala
9 3 (6.12%) XPath
10 2 (4.08%) Python
11 1 (2.04%) Clojure
11 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.08%) Google
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) hybris
4 1 (2.04%) IBM