Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 54 80
Rank change year-on-year -22 +26 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 34 52 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.97% 2.84% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 2.94% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 18
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.12% +0.94%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £338
90th Percentile £475 £475 £475
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £47.75 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.02% +14.19% +2.78%

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 1646 1766 1697
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.42% 96.40% 95.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 1246 1234
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £235
90th Percentile £525 £538 £525
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 75 73
Bristol median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +85.71% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.45 £12.24
90th Percentile £46.30 £47.85 £42.30
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +10.29% +58.14% +13.16%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 22 July 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 22 July 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) Spring
3 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
5 10 (29.41%) MVC
6 9 (26.47%) Scrum
6 9 (26.47%) TDD
6 9 (26.47%) Web Services
6 9 (26.47%) REST
7 8 (23.53%) jQuery
7 8 (23.53%) XML
8 7 (20.59%) HTML
8 7 (20.59%) JSF
8 7 (20.59%) Maven
8 7 (20.59%) Spring MVC
8 7 (20.59%) RESTful
9 6 (17.65%) Scala
9 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
9 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
9 6 (17.65%) Python
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 6 (17.65%) Unix
10 5 (14.71%) SOAP
10 5 (14.71%) J2EE
10 5 (14.71%) CSS
10 5 (14.71%) Web Development
10 5 (14.71%) Docker
10 5 (14.71%) Test Automation

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 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) Liferay
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.94%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.59%) Maven
3 5 (14.71%) TeamCity
4 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 4 (11.76%) JIRA
5 3 (8.82%) Ant
5 3 (8.82%) Grunt
5 3 (8.82%) JUnit
6 2 (5.88%) Artifactory
7 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.94%) GoCD
7 1 (2.94%) Gradle
7 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Automotive
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) Spring
2 9 (26.47%) REST
2 9 (26.47%) Web Services
3 8 (23.53%) jQuery
3 8 (23.53%) XML
4 7 (20.59%) HTML
4 7 (20.59%) JSF
4 7 (20.59%) RESTful
4 7 (20.59%) Spring MVC
5 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
5 6 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 5 (14.71%) CSS
6 5 (14.71%) J2EE
6 5 (14.71%) SOAP
7 4 (11.76%) Spring Boot
7 4 (11.76%) XSLT
8 3 (8.82%) EJB
8 3 (8.82%) HTML5
8 3 (8.82%) JMS
8 3 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (5.88%) iPad
2 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) MVC
3 9 (26.47%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) TDD
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Web Development
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) DevOps
5 4 (11.76%) Microservices
6 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.82%) ERP
6 3 (8.82%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.88%) Concurrent Programming
7 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Information Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) IT Strategy
7 2 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) Python
4 6 (17.65%) Scala
5 3 (8.82%) XPath
6 2 (5.88%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) Clojure
7 1 (2.94%) Groovy
7 1 (2.94%) Jython
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
7 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) LXC
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Google
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) hybris
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