Period
to 13 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 67 47
Rank change year-on-year +19 -20 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 99 49 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.55% 2.49% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.76% 2.63% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 41 43
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -6.49%
10th Percentile £376 £325 £315
90th Percentile £499 £475 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £419 £410
% change year-on-year +1.49% +2.13% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £41.15 £46.75
% change year-on-year -0.36% -11.98% +8.72%

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 2,081 1,864 1,589
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.59% 94.67% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,442 1,262 1,120
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £263 £213 £231
90th Percentile £550 £525 £556
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 62 79
Bristol median hourly rate £36.30 £17.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.43% -28.57% +48.48%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.78 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.63 £50.23 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year +26.13% +4.72% -11.67%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 99 (100.00%) Java
2 83 (83.84%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (62.63%) TDD
4 51 (51.52%) OO
5 47 (47.47%) Amazon AWS
6 46 (46.46%) Puppet
6 46 (46.46%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (46.46%) Ansible
7 45 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 45 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (45.45%) Tomcat
7 45 (45.45%) Oracle
8 43 (43.43%) NoSQL
9 42 (42.42%) OpenStack
9 42 (42.42%) WebSphere
9 42 (42.42%) MSTest
9 42 (42.42%) WebLogic
9 42 (42.42%) MySQL
9 42 (42.42%) NUnit
9 42 (42.42%) Migration
9 42 (42.42%) PostgreSQL
10 34 (34.34%) Spring
11 21 (21.21%) Hibernate
12 19 (19.19%) Microservices
12 19 (19.19%) Java 8
13 17 (17.17%) RESTful
14 16 (16.16%) Git (software)
14 16 (16.16%) Spring Boot
15 15 (15.15%) Maven
16 14 (14.14%) Scrum

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 45 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 42 (42.42%) OpenStack
2 42 (42.42%) WebLogic
2 42 (42.42%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.06%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.03%) JBoss
5 2 (2.02%) Confluence
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.02%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 47 (47.47%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.03%) SaaS
4 1 (1.01%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (3.03%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (43.43%) NoSQL
2 42 (42.42%) MySQL
2 42 (42.42%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.05%) Big Data
3 5 (5.05%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (3.03%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.03%) HBase
6 2 (2.02%) DB2
6 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (42.42%) MSTest
1 42 (42.42%) NUnit
2 16 (16.16%) Git (software)
3 15 (15.15%) Maven
4 9 (9.09%) JUnit
5 8 (8.08%) Ant
5 8 (8.08%) Eclipse
5 8 (8.08%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.08%) SonarQube
6 7 (7.07%) IntelliJ
7 6 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (5.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (5.05%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.02%) Checkstyle
9 2 (2.02%) JIRA
9 2 (2.02%) Liquibase
9 2 (2.02%) Mockito
9 2 (2.02%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (9.09%) Finance
2 6 (6.06%) Banking
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.34%) Spring
2 21 (21.21%) Hibernate
3 17 (17.17%) RESTful
4 16 (16.16%) Spring Boot
5 13 (13.13%) J2EE
6 9 (9.09%) Web Services
7 8 (8.08%) REST
8 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
8 7 (7.07%) JMS
9 6 (6.06%) Java EE
9 6 (6.06%) SOAP
10 5 (5.05%) Dropwizard
10 5 (5.05%) jQuery
10 5 (5.05%) Kafka
10 5 (5.05%) Spring MVC
11 4 (4.04%) EJB
12 3 (3.03%) CSS
12 3 (3.03%) HTML
12 3 (3.03%) HTML5
12 3 (3.03%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.02%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.02%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Unix
2 3 (3.03%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (83.84%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (62.63%) TDD
3 51 (51.52%) OO
4 45 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (42.42%) Migration
6 19 (19.19%) Microservices
7 14 (14.14%) Scrum
8 10 (10.10%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.09%) BDD
10 8 (8.08%) MVC
10 8 (8.08%) SDLC
11 7 (7.07%) DevOps
12 5 (5.05%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (5.05%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
13 4 (4.04%) ETL
13 4 (4.04%) High Availability
13 4 (4.04%) UML
14 3 (3.03%) CQRS
14 3 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 99 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (19.19%) Java 8
3 11 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.07%) Python
5 6 (6.06%) SQL
6 5 (5.05%) Scala
7 2 (2.02%) JPQL
7 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.01%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) HL7
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) Docker
2 3 (3.03%) KVM
Systems Management
1 46 (46.46%) Ansible
1 46 (46.46%) Opscode Chef
1 46 (46.46%) Puppet
2 5 (5.05%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 45 (45.45%) Oracle
2 7 (7.07%) Atlassian
2 7 (7.07%) Cisco
2 7 (7.07%) Juniper
3 5 (5.05%) Perforce
4 4 (4.04%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (3.03%) Hortonworks