Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 73 62
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 60 34 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.26% 1.98% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 2.07% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 41
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -7.12%
10th Percentile £344 £325 £313
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £420 £378
% change year-on-year +1.19% +11.26% -5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £47.75 £42.25
% change year-on-year - +13.02% +14.19%

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 1,764 1,639 1,765
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 95.46% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,144 1,116 1,247
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £255 £225 £238
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 54 73
Bristol median hourly rate £31.23 £27.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.55% -14.62% +91.18%
10th Percentile £12.93 £11.00 £11.35
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.35 £48.30
South West median hourly rate £34.25 £38.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -9.87% +9.35% +65.48%

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 20 July 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 20 July 2018, 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 60 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (46.67%) Spring
3 28 (46.67%) Oracle
4 22 (36.67%) J2EE
5 21 (35.00%) Hibernate
6 20 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 20 (33.33%) Web Services
6 20 (33.33%) OO
6 20 (33.33%) REST
7 18 (30.00%) Microservices
7 18 (30.00%) TDD
8 17 (28.33%) SQL
8 17 (28.33%) HTML
9 16 (26.67%) Finance
9 16 (26.67%) Banking
9 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
10 15 (25.00%) Scrum
10 15 (25.00%) Maven
10 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 15 (25.00%) SOAP
11 14 (23.33%) PL/SQL
12 13 (21.67%) CSS
12 13 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (20.00%) NoSQL
13 12 (20.00%) Migration
13 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (18.33%) JIRA
14 11 (18.33%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (18.33%) NUnit

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 20 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 11 (18.33%) OpenStack
2 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
3 10 (16.67%) Confluence
4 9 (15.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (5.00%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.67%) Apache
6 1 (1.67%) Mule
6 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.67%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 11 (18.33%) MySQL
2 11 (18.33%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (15.00%) DB2
4 5 (8.33%) Big Data
4 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.33%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.33%) HBase
7 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 15 (25.00%) Maven
3 11 (18.33%) Ant
3 11 (18.33%) Eclipse
3 11 (18.33%) Jenkins
3 11 (18.33%) JIRA
3 11 (18.33%) MSTest
3 11 (18.33%) NUnit
4 10 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 9 (15.00%) Artifactory
6 3 (5.00%) JUnit
7 2 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.67%) Gradle
8 1 (1.67%) Mocha
8 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (26.67%) Banking
1 16 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) Spring
2 22 (36.67%) J2EE
3 21 (35.00%) Hibernate
4 20 (33.33%) REST
4 20 (33.33%) Web Services
5 17 (28.33%) HTML
6 15 (25.00%) SOAP
7 13 (21.67%) CSS
8 11 (18.33%) CSS3
8 11 (18.33%) EJB
8 11 (18.33%) HTML5
8 11 (18.33%) JMS
9 10 (16.67%) DHTML
9 10 (16.67%) JSP
9 10 (16.67%) XML
10 9 (15.00%) RESTful
11 8 (13.33%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.33%) Kafka
13 4 (6.67%) Spring Boot
14 3 (5.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Unix
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) OO
3 18 (30.00%) Microservices
3 18 (30.00%) TDD
4 15 (25.00%) Scrum
5 12 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (20.00%) Migration
6 10 (16.67%) SOA
7 5 (8.33%) SDLC
7 5 (8.33%) User Stories
8 4 (6.67%) BDD
8 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Web Development
9 3 (5.00%) API Development
9 3 (5.00%) MVC
9 3 (5.00%) System Testing
10 2 (3.33%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (28.33%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (23.33%) PL/SQL
5 8 (13.33%) Java 8
6 5 (8.33%) Scala
7 3 (5.00%) PHP
8 1 (1.67%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) Ansible
1 11 (18.33%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (18.33%) Puppet
2 5 (8.33%) Amdocs OSS
3 4 (6.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (46.67%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) Cramer
3 2 (3.33%) Google
3 2 (3.33%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian