Period
to 19 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 46 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 93 61 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.66% 3.33% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 3.50% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 53 35
Bristol median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £413 £305 £325
90th Percentile £547 £491 £475
South West median daily rate £475 £435 £409
% change year-on-year +9.20% +6.42% +5.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £61.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £61.50 £41.15 £39.50
% change year-on-year +49.45% +4.18% -9.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,917 1,744 1,491
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.09% 95.09% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,323 1,167 1,013
Bristol median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £230
90th Percentile £575 £525 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.38% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 59 73
Bristol median hourly rate £26.81 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.19% -13.58% -26.36%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.75 £10.53
90th Percentile £60.00 £46.05 £47.34
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% -20.00%

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 19 March 2019.

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 19 March 2019, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 93 (100.00%) Java
2 62 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (63.44%) Spring
4 46 (49.46%) Web Services
5 45 (48.39%) JavaScript
6 44 (47.31%) Hibernate
7 42 (45.16%) Maven
8 39 (41.94%) RESTful
9 34 (36.56%) Finance
10 30 (32.26%) Java 8
11 29 (31.18%) SQL
12 28 (30.11%) HTML
13 26 (27.96%) OO
14 25 (26.88%) REST
14 25 (26.88%) Spring Boot
14 25 (26.88%) Microservices
15 24 (25.81%) Oracle
15 24 (25.81%) CSS
15 24 (25.81%) Scrum
16 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
17 22 (23.66%) Java EE
17 22 (23.66%) TDD
17 22 (23.66%) J2EE
18 21 (22.58%) jQuery
18 21 (22.58%) Jenkins
19 19 (20.43%) JMS
19 19 (20.43%) Banking
20 18 (19.35%) XML
20 18 (19.35%) HTML5
20 18 (19.35%) DevOps

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 13 (13.98%) JBoss
2 11 (11.83%) WebLogic
3 8 (8.60%) Apache Spark
4 7 (7.53%) Apache
5 5 (5.38%) Mule
5 5 (5.38%) Mule ESB
5 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.30%) Confluence
6 4 (4.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.15%) Anypoint
7 2 (2.15%) WildFly
8 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.38%) SaaS
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.08%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.83%) DB2
3 6 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (6.45%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.30%) Big Data
5 3 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.23%) HBase
5 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.08%) MySQL
7 1 (1.08%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 42 (45.16%) Maven
2 23 (24.73%) Git (software)
3 21 (22.58%) Jenkins
4 17 (18.28%) Eclipse
5 13 (13.98%) IntelliJ
6 11 (11.83%) SonarQube
7 10 (10.75%) JUnit
8 8 (8.60%) Ant
8 8 (8.60%) Gerrit
9 7 (7.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (7.53%) CruiseControl
10 4 (4.30%) JIRA
11 3 (3.23%) Gradle
11 3 (3.23%) Mockito
12 2 (2.15%) Checkstyle
12 2 (2.15%) Liquibase
12 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
12 2 (2.15%) Vagrant
13 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
13 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (36.56%) Finance
2 19 (20.43%) Banking
3 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (63.44%) Spring
2 46 (49.46%) Web Services
3 44 (47.31%) Hibernate
4 39 (41.94%) RESTful
5 28 (30.11%) HTML
6 25 (26.88%) REST
6 25 (26.88%) Spring Boot
7 24 (25.81%) CSS
8 22 (23.66%) J2EE
8 22 (23.66%) Java EE
9 21 (22.58%) jQuery
10 19 (20.43%) JMS
11 18 (19.35%) HTML5
11 18 (19.35%) XML
12 17 (18.28%) SOAP
13 15 (16.13%) JAX-RS
14 13 (13.98%) AngularJS
14 13 (13.98%) Middleware
15 11 (11.83%) JSF
15 11 (11.83%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.60%) Enterprise Software
1 8 (8.60%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.30%) Algorithms
3 4 (4.30%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Unix
2 3 (3.23%) Linux
3 2 (2.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.96%) OO
3 25 (26.88%) Microservices
4 24 (25.81%) Scrum
5 22 (23.66%) TDD
6 18 (19.35%) DevOps
6 18 (19.35%) Software Delivery
7 16 (17.20%) UML
8 14 (15.05%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (13.98%) Integration Testing
9 13 (13.98%) SOA
9 13 (13.98%) Waterfall
10 12 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (12.90%) MVC
10 12 (12.90%) User Stories
11 10 (10.75%) High Availability
11 10 (10.75%) Unit Testing
12 9 (9.68%) BPMN
12 9 (9.68%) ETL
12 9 (9.68%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) Java
2 45 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 30 (32.26%) Java 8
4 29 (31.18%) SQL
5 10 (10.75%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.15%) JPQL
6 2 (2.15%) Python
7 1 (1.08%) Ruby
7 1 (1.08%) Scala
7 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.05%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) PSD2
2 6 (6.45%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (13.98%) Docker
2 4 (4.30%) OpenAM
3 1 (1.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.45%) Ansible
3 4 (4.30%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.23%) Puppet
4 3 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (25.81%) Oracle
2 7 (7.53%) Perforce
3 4 (4.30%) ForgeRock
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.08%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.08%) Cisco
5 1 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.08%) Juniper
5 1 (1.08%) Ruckus Wireless