Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 12 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 Software Engineer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 101 104
Rank change year-on-year -15 +3 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.10% 0.24% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.25% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Bristol median daily rate £431 £440 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.99% +17.33% -10.29%
10th Percentile £408 £407 £338
90th Percentile £469 £473 £413
South West median daily rate £413 £430 £368
% change year-on-year -4.07% +17.01% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £49.25 -
South West median hourly rate £42.08 £40.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year +3.25% -25.91% +51.10%

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 1858 1599 1655
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.70% 94.78% 95.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1127 1225
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £213 £231 £240
90th Percentile £525 £556 £538
South West median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 79 82
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +48.48% -1.49%
10th Percentile £11.78 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.23 £47.50 £41.84
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £26.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.77% -11.67% +49.55%

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Java Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Bristol

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Bristol

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Bristol

Java Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) Kotlin
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Rancher
2 1 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell

Java Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) D3.js
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Groovy
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Kotlin
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Rancher
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware