Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 43 85
Rank change year-on-year -24 +42 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 46 64 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.36% 3.82% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 4.04% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 16
Bristol median daily rate £400 £360 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.49% -3.75%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £289
90th Percentile £475 £475 £438
South West median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £38.50 £43.38
% change year-on-year +6.88% -11.24% -8.68%

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 1849 1585 1645
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.68% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1108 1219
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £236 £226
90th Percentile £525 £555 £538
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 81 82
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +47.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £11.78 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.23 £47.50 £41.84
South West median hourly rate £27.75 £25.88 £30.00
% change year-on-year +7.25% -13.75% +50.00%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.96%) Spring
4 16 (34.78%) Web Services
5 15 (32.61%) CSS
5 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
6 13 (28.26%) REST
6 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
7 12 (26.09%) HTML
8 11 (23.91%) SOAP
8 11 (23.91%) Maven
8 11 (23.91%) Hibernate
8 11 (23.91%) Microservices
9 10 (21.74%) J2EE
9 10 (21.74%) jQuery
10 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
10 9 (19.57%) TDD
11 8 (17.39%) MVC
11 8 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (17.39%) C#
11 8 (17.39%) Linux
11 8 (17.39%) Apex Code
11 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.39%) Docker
12 7 (15.22%) DevOps
12 7 (15.22%) Apache Camel
12 7 (15.22%) JIRA
12 7 (15.22%) BDD
12 7 (15.22%) JMS
13 6 (13.04%) SQL

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 (8.70%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) Confluence
2 3 (6.52%) Jetty
2 3 (6.52%) Mule
2 3 (6.52%) Mule ESB
2 3 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
4 1 (2.17%) Drupal
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
4 1 (2.17%) Liferay
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) GitHub
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.35%) DB2
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.17%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Git (software)
2 11 (23.91%) Maven
3 9 (19.57%) Jenkins
4 7 (15.22%) JIRA
5 6 (13.04%) TeamCity
6 4 (8.70%) Ant
7 3 (6.52%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.35%) Artifactory
8 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.35%) JProfiler
8 2 (4.35%) JUnit
8 2 (4.35%) Subversion
8 2 (4.35%) VisualVM
8 2 (4.35%) YourKit
9 1 (2.17%) Gradle
9 1 (2.17%) Mockito
9 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
9 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) Spring
2 16 (34.78%) Web Services
3 15 (32.61%) CSS
4 13 (28.26%) REST
5 12 (26.09%) HTML
6 11 (23.91%) Hibernate
6 11 (23.91%) SOAP
7 10 (21.74%) J2EE
7 10 (21.74%) jQuery
8 7 (15.22%) Apache Camel
8 7 (15.22%) JMS
9 5 (10.87%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (10.87%) EJB
9 5 (10.87%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (10.87%) Spring MVC
10 4 (8.70%) JAX-RS
10 4 (8.70%) JSP
10 4 (8.70%) OSGi
10 4 (8.70%) RESTful
10 4 (8.70%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.91%) Microservices
3 9 (19.57%) TDD
4 8 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (17.39%) MVC
5 7 (15.22%) BDD
5 7 (15.22%) DevOps
6 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
7 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 4 (8.70%) Open Source
9 3 (6.52%) API Development
9 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.52%) SOA
10 2 (4.35%) Front End Development
10 2 (4.35%) Functional Testing
10 2 (4.35%) User Stories
11 1 (2.17%) Android Development
11 1 (2.17%) API Integration
11 1 (2.17%) Build Automation
11 1 (2.17%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (28.26%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.39%) Apex Code
3 8 (17.39%) C#
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) Scala
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby
7 2 (4.35%) Groovy
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) Clojure
8 1 (2.17%) Jython
8 1 (2.17%) Kotlin
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Ansible
1 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.17%) Rancher
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) Coverity
3 1 (2.17%) Facebook
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore