Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 75 52
Rank change year-on-year +40 -23 +36
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 105 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.10% 2.12% 3.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 2.23% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 35 45
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.06% -12.73%
10th Percentile £370 £339 £318
90th Percentile £475 £475 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £383
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £41.15 £40.38
% change year-on-year -0.36% +1.92% -5.56%

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 1,964 1,793 1,629
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 95.22% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,307 1,216 1,153
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £234 £215 £230
90th Percentile £532 £528 £550
South West median daily rate £420 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 52 80
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.40% +7.07% +54.69%
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.13 £11.98
90th Percentile £59.50 £50.25 £45.33
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +15.11% +26.36% +8.91%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 92 (87.62%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (59.05%) TDD
4 54 (51.43%) Oracle
4 54 (51.43%) OO
5 48 (45.71%) WebSphere
6 46 (43.81%) Amazon AWS
6 46 (43.81%) Puppet
6 46 (43.81%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (43.81%) Ansible
7 44 (41.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 44 (41.90%) Continuous Integration
7 44 (41.90%) Tomcat
8 43 (40.95%) Migration
9 42 (40.00%) NUnit
9 42 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
9 42 (40.00%) WebLogic
9 42 (40.00%) MySQL
9 42 (40.00%) MSTest
9 42 (40.00%) NoSQL
9 42 (40.00%) OpenStack
10 33 (31.43%) Spring
11 22 (20.95%) Hibernate
12 21 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 20 (19.05%) J2EE
13 20 (19.05%) Microservices
14 19 (18.10%) Maven
15 18 (17.14%) Scrum
15 18 (17.14%) Java 8
16 15 (14.29%) 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 48 (45.71%) WebSphere
2 44 (41.90%) Tomcat
3 42 (40.00%) OpenStack
3 42 (40.00%) WebLogic
4 8 (7.62%) Confluence
5 6 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (4.76%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.90%) JBoss
7 2 (1.90%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 46 (43.81%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (41.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
4 1 (0.95%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (1.90%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (40.00%) MySQL
1 42 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 42 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (5.71%) Big Data
2 6 (5.71%) DB2
2 6 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.86%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.86%) HBase
3 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (1.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (40.00%) MSTest
1 42 (40.00%) NUnit
2 21 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 19 (18.10%) Maven
4 13 (12.38%) Jenkins
5 12 (11.43%) Ant
5 12 (11.43%) Eclipse
6 8 (7.62%) JIRA
6 8 (7.62%) JUnit
7 7 (6.67%) IntelliJ
7 7 (6.67%) SonarQube
8 6 (5.71%) Artifactory
8 6 (5.71%) TeamCity
9 5 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (2.86%) CruiseControl
11 2 (1.90%) Checkstyle
11 2 (1.90%) Liquibase
11 2 (1.90%) Mockito
11 2 (1.90%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Banking
3 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.43%) Spring
2 22 (20.95%) Hibernate
3 20 (19.05%) J2EE
4 13 (12.38%) REST
4 13 (12.38%) RESTful
5 11 (10.48%) Spring Boot
5 11 (10.48%) Web Services
6 10 (9.52%) JMS
7 8 (7.62%) EJB
7 8 (7.62%) SOAP
8 7 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 7 (6.67%) CSS
8 7 (6.67%) HTML
8 7 (6.67%) HTML5
9 6 (5.71%) CSS3
9 6 (5.71%) DHTML
9 6 (5.71%) JSP
9 6 (5.71%) Kafka
9 6 (5.71%) XML
10 5 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.86%) User Experience
4 2 (1.90%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.90%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.62%) Unix
2 3 (2.86%) Linux
3 2 (1.90%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (87.62%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (59.05%) TDD
3 54 (51.43%) OO
4 44 (41.90%) Continuous Integration
5 43 (40.95%) Migration
6 20 (19.05%) Microservices
7 18 (17.14%) Scrum
8 8 (7.62%) BDD
8 8 (7.62%) SDLC
9 7 (6.67%) DevOps
10 6 (5.71%) SOA
10 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.76%) MVC
11 5 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (3.81%) Test Automation
13 3 (2.86%) Business Analysis
13 3 (2.86%) High Availability
13 3 (2.86%) System Testing
13 3 (2.86%) Waterfall
13 3 (2.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (17.14%) Java 8
3 15 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 15 (14.29%) SQL
4 11 (10.48%) PL/SQL
5 6 (5.71%) Python
5 6 (5.71%) Scala
6 2 (1.90%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Docker
2 2 (1.90%) KVM
Systems Management
1 46 (43.81%) Ansible
1 46 (43.81%) Opscode Chef
1 46 (43.81%) Puppet
2 5 (4.76%) Amdocs OSS
3 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 54 (51.43%) Oracle
2 6 (5.71%) Atlassian
2 6 (5.71%) Cisco
2 6 (5.71%) Juniper
3 5 (4.76%) Cramer
4 3 (2.86%) Hortonworks
4 3 (2.86%) Perforce
4 3 (2.86%) Ruckus Wireless