Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 45 79
Rank change year-on-year -6 +34 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 63 58 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.32% 3.71% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.50% 3.91% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 34 23
Bristol median daily rate £425 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% +6.67% -15.63%
10th Percentile £326 £327 £303
90th Percentile £490 £475 £435
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £38.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +6.88% -12.50% -7.37%

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 1,802 1,483 1,584
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 94.94% 96.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,190 1,016 1,155
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £225 £226 £246
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 79 85
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +32.43% +12.12%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.55 £12.20
90th Percentile £57.88 £49.05 £45.10
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -11.29% +55.00%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018, 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 63 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (42.86%) Spring
4 25 (39.68%) Web Services
5 23 (36.51%) CSS
5 23 (36.51%) TDD
6 22 (34.92%) REST
6 22 (34.92%) Microservices
7 20 (31.75%) SOAP
8 19 (30.16%) HTML
9 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 18 (28.57%) BDD
10 17 (26.98%) Git (software)
11 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (25.40%) SQL
11 16 (25.40%) MVC
11 16 (25.40%) Spring Boot
12 15 (23.81%) NoSQL
13 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
14 12 (19.05%) J2EE
14 12 (19.05%) Python
14 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
14 12 (19.05%) Scala
14 12 (19.05%) jQuery
15 11 (17.46%) Maven
15 11 (17.46%) Ruby
15 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
16 10 (15.87%) XML
17 9 (14.29%) C#
17 9 (14.29%) Apache

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 9 (14.29%) Apache
2 4 (6.35%) Confluence
2 4 (6.35%) Liferay
3 3 (4.76%) Jetty
3 3 (4.76%) Mule
3 3 (4.76%) Mule ESB
3 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Drupal
5 1 (1.59%) JBoss
5 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) GitHub
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) NoSQL
2 12 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.11%) CouchDB
4 7 (11.11%) MySQL
4 7 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (7.94%) Neo4j
5 5 (7.94%) Riak
6 2 (3.17%) DB2
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.59%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.46%) Maven
3 9 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 8 (12.70%) JIRA
5 7 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 6 (9.52%) SonarQube
7 5 (7.94%) git-flow
7 5 (7.94%) Jasmine
7 5 (7.94%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (7.94%) Mocha
8 4 (6.35%) Ant
9 3 (4.76%) Eclipse
10 2 (3.17%) Artifactory
10 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.17%) JProfiler
10 2 (3.17%) JUnit
10 2 (3.17%) Subversion
10 2 (3.17%) VisualVM
10 2 (3.17%) YourKit
11 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.86%) Spring
2 25 (39.68%) Web Services
3 23 (36.51%) CSS
4 22 (34.92%) REST
5 20 (31.75%) SOAP
6 19 (30.16%) HTML
7 16 (25.40%) Spring Boot
8 13 (20.63%) Hibernate
9 12 (19.05%) J2EE
9 12 (19.05%) jQuery
10 10 (15.87%) XML
11 8 (12.70%) JMS
12 7 (11.11%) Ajax
12 7 (11.11%) Apache Camel
12 7 (11.11%) Apache Wicket
12 7 (11.11%) Play Framework
13 6 (9.52%) EJB
13 6 (9.52%) Servlets
14 5 (7.94%) DOM
14 5 (7.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.17%) iPad
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (69.84%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) TDD
3 22 (34.92%) Microservices
4 18 (28.57%) BDD
5 16 (25.40%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (25.40%) MVC
6 9 (14.29%) DevOps
7 7 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Scrum
10 4 (6.35%) Open Source
10 4 (6.35%) SOA
11 3 (4.76%) API Development
11 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (3.17%) Front End Development
12 2 (3.17%) Functional Testing
12 2 (3.17%) User Stories
13 1 (1.59%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 16 (25.40%) SQL
4 12 (19.05%) Python
4 12 (19.05%) Scala
5 11 (17.46%) Ruby
6 9 (14.29%) Apex Code
6 9 (14.29%) C#
7 8 (12.70%) Groovy
8 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.59%) C++
9 1 (1.59%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Ansible
1 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.59%) Rancher
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe
3 1 (1.59%) Coverity
3 1 (1.59%) Facebook
3 1 (1.59%) Sitecore