Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 19 35
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16 -22
Contract jobs citing Java 159 120 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.05% 7.07% 5.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.83% 18.84% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 77 71
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £312 £305
90th Percentile £585 £488 £538
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £49.25 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.71% -24.23% +36.84%
10th Percentile £36.00 £44.13 £57.50
90th Percentile £48.15 £52.40 £72.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year +2.41% -2.92% +18.71%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 802 637 661
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.59% 37.51% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 454 532
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £268 £270
90th Percentile £488 £500 £487
South West median daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year +6.90% -2.03% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 15
Bristol median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -20.22%
10th Percentile £13.68 £24.91 £11.90
90th Percentile £50.10 £50.83 £60.10
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £39.63
% change year-on-year +3.90% -2.84% +13.21%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Bristol

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Bristol

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Bristol

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Java.

1 76 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.04%) Jenkins
3 41 (25.79%) Spring
4 40 (25.16%) Maven
5 39 (24.53%) TDD
6 38 (23.90%) Git (software)
7 36 (22.64%) Linux
7 36 (22.64%) BDD
7 36 (22.64%) REST
8 35 (22.01%) Test Automation
8 35 (22.01%) Software Engineering
9 32 (20.13%) Microservices
10 31 (19.50%) DevOps
11 30 (18.87%) HTML
12 28 (17.61%) JavaScript
13 26 (16.35%) CSS
14 25 (15.72%) Web Services
14 25 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (15.09%) Selenium
15 24 (15.09%) Scrum
16 23 (14.47%) JIRA
17 22 (13.84%) TeamCity
17 22 (13.84%) SOAP
17 22 (13.84%) C#
17 22 (13.84%) Cucumber
18 21 (13.21%) SQL
19 20 (12.58%) Oracle
19 20 (12.58%) Banking
20 19 (11.95%) Python
20 19 (11.95%) Docker

Java
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 18 (11.32%) Apache
2 15 (9.43%) Tomcat
3 12 (7.55%) Mule
4 11 (6.92%) IIS
5 10 (6.29%) CICS
6 9 (5.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (3.77%) JBoss
8 5 (3.14%) Confluence
8 5 (3.14%) Mule ESB
9 4 (2.52%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.89%) Alfresco
10 3 (1.89%) CMS
10 3 (1.89%) Drupal
10 3 (1.89%) Jetty
10 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.63%) Liferay
12 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Simulink
2 2 (1.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.18%) GitHub
2 12 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.66%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.26%) Serverless
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.63%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.63%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.63%) Firebase
7 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.63%) PaaS
7 1 (0.63%) SaaS
7 1 (0.63%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.92%) Firewall
2 10 (6.29%) BIG-IP
2 10 (6.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (3.14%) Internet
4 2 (1.26%) DNS
4 2 (1.26%) HTTP
5 1 (0.63%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.63%) DHCP
5 1 (0.63%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.63%) LDAP
5 1 (0.63%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.63%) SMS
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.55%) DB2
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.14%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (1.89%) Big Data
4 3 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (1.26%) Jackrabbit
5 2 (1.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.63%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.63%) HBase
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (27.04%) Jenkins
2 40 (25.16%) Maven
3 38 (23.90%) Git (software)
4 24 (15.09%) Selenium
5 23 (14.47%) JIRA
6 22 (13.84%) Cucumber
6 22 (13.84%) TeamCity
7 18 (11.32%) Bitbucket
8 14 (8.81%) JUnit
8 14 (8.81%) SoapUI
9 12 (7.55%) Ant
9 12 (7.55%) Mockito
10 11 (6.92%) Artifactory
10 11 (6.92%) Eclipse
11 10 (6.29%) webpack
12 9 (5.66%) Gradle
13 8 (5.03%) SonarQube
13 8 (5.03%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (5.03%) WebDriver
14 7 (4.40%) JMeter
General
1 20 (12.58%) Banking
2 17 (10.69%) Finance
3 5 (3.14%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.52%) Law
5 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.26%) Back Office
6 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (55.35%) Developer
2 48 (30.19%) Java Developer
3 12 (7.55%) Analyst
3 12 (7.55%) Software Engineer
4 11 (6.92%) Consultant
4 11 (6.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 9 (5.66%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (5.66%) Salesforce Developer
5 9 (5.66%) Test Analyst
6 8 (5.03%) Architect
6 8 (5.03%) C# Developer
6 8 (5.03%) DevOps Consultant
6 8 (5.03%) Scala Developer
6 8 (5.03%) Senior Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Android Developer
7 7 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (4.40%) Java Engineer
7 7 (4.40%) QA Engineer
8 6 (3.77%) Java Consultant
8 6 (3.77%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.79%) Spring
2 36 (22.64%) REST
3 30 (18.87%) HTML
4 26 (16.35%) CSS
5 25 (15.72%) Web Services
6 22 (13.84%) SOAP
7 17 (10.69%) Node.js
7 17 (10.69%) Spring Boot
8 16 (10.06%) jQuery
8 16 (10.06%) React
9 14 (8.81%) J2EE
10 13 (8.18%) Apache Camel
10 13 (8.18%) Hibernate
11 12 (7.55%) .NET
12 11 (6.92%) AngularJS
12 11 (6.92%) OSGi
13 10 (6.29%) ActiveMQ
13 10 (6.29%) JSON
14 9 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
15 8 (5.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.29%) DataPower
1 10 (6.29%) Mainframe
2 8 (5.03%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.14%) User Experience
5 2 (1.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.26%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.63%) Clustering
6 1 (0.63%) iPad
6 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.64%) Linux
2 15 (9.43%) Unix
3 9 (5.66%) Android
3 9 (5.66%) Windows
4 5 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.89%) CentOS
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Fedora
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (47.80%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.53%) TDD
3 36 (22.64%) BDD
4 35 (22.01%) Software Engineering
4 35 (22.01%) Test Automation
5 32 (20.13%) Microservices
6 31 (19.50%) DevOps
7 25 (15.72%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (15.09%) Scrum
9 13 (8.18%) Unit Testing
10 12 (7.55%) MVC
11 10 (6.29%) Coaching
11 10 (6.29%) E-Commerce
11 10 (6.29%) Kanban
11 10 (6.29%) User Stories
12 9 (5.66%) Analytics
12 9 (5.66%) Configuration Management
12 9 (5.66%) OO
12 9 (5.66%) Test Scripting
13 8 (5.03%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.61%) JavaScript
2 22 (13.84%) C#
3 21 (13.21%) SQL
4 19 (11.95%) Python
5 14 (8.81%) Scala
6 9 (5.66%) Apex Code
6 9 (5.66%) C++
7 6 (3.77%) PHP
8 5 (3.14%) Groovy
8 5 (3.14%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.52%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.52%) Perl
9 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.89%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.26%) C
11 2 (1.26%) Ruby
11 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.63%) F#
12 1 (0.63%) Jython
12 1 (0.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (5.03%) SC Cleared
1 8 (5.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 19 (11.95%) Docker
2 10 (6.29%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.89%) LXC
4 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.63%) HDFS
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) Ansible
1 5 (3.14%) Puppet
2 3 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.26%) Terraform
4 1 (0.63%) HockeyApp
4 1 (0.63%) Kibana
4 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.63%) logstash
4 1 (0.63%) Rancher
4 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (12.58%) Oracle
2 18 (11.32%) Adobe
3 12 (7.55%) IBM
4 10 (6.29%) F5
5 9 (5.66%) Green Hat
5 9 (5.66%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (5.03%) Coverity
6 8 (5.03%) hybris
7 6 (3.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.52%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.89%) ATG
9 3 (1.89%) Rackspace
9 3 (1.89%) Talend
9 3 (1.89%) VMware
10 2 (1.26%) Google
10 2 (1.26%) HP
10 2 (1.26%) Sitecore
10 2 (1.26%) webMethods
11 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.63%) Zend