Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 14 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 240 175 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.32% 9.22% 7.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.92% 22.58% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 120 68
Bristol median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £364 £315 £309
90th Percentile £584 £588 £475
South West median daily rate £475 £446 £405
% change year-on-year +6.50% +10.12% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Bristol median hourly rate £61.50 £43.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.57% -12.50% -23.08%
10th Percentile £58.25 £41.63 £44.50
90th Percentile £64.75 £44.88 £53.25
South West median hourly rate £43.50 £41.33 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% -0.42% -5.14%

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 926 775 599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 43.68% 40.81% 38.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 504 417
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -1.03%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £493 £533
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 20
Bristol median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.59% +15.00%
10th Percentile £35.41 £13.56 £21.21
90th Percentile £64.75 £48.75 £52.20
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.26% -2.50% -3.01%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 159 (66.25%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (35.83%) TDD
3 76 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
4 71 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (26.25%) Test Automation
6 59 (24.58%) Scrum
6 59 (24.58%) Jenkins
7 55 (22.92%) OO
7 55 (22.92%) Spring
8 54 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 53 (22.08%) JavaScript
10 52 (21.67%) Git (software)
11 49 (20.42%) Oracle
11 49 (20.42%) Migration
12 47 (19.58%) RESTful
13 45 (18.75%) Scala
13 45 (18.75%) Ansible
14 43 (17.92%) Tomcat
15 42 (17.50%) WebLogic
15 42 (17.50%) Puppet
16 40 (16.67%) Maven
17 38 (15.83%) Linux
17 38 (15.83%) Opscode Chef
18 35 (14.58%) Docker
18 35 (14.58%) Finance
19 34 (14.17%) Web Services
19 34 (14.17%) MySQL
19 34 (14.17%) DevOps
19 34 (14.17%) NoSQL
20 33 (13.75%) MSTest

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 43 (17.92%) Tomcat
2 42 (17.50%) WebLogic
3 33 (13.75%) OpenStack
3 33 (13.75%) WebSphere
4 27 (11.25%) Apache Spark
5 20 (8.33%) Confluence
6 6 (2.50%) JBoss
7 4 (1.67%) Apache
7 4 (1.67%) Jetty
8 3 (1.25%) Mule
8 3 (1.25%) Mule ESB
8 3 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.83%) WildFly
10 1 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 76 (31.67%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.75%) BrowserStack
4 4 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
4 4 (1.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 4 (1.67%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.67%) IaaS
4 4 (1.67%) PaaS
4 4 (1.67%) SaaS
4 4 (1.67%) Serverless
5 3 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.25%) GitHub
6 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.83%) IBM Blueworks
6 2 (0.83%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.67%) HTTP
2 6 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (1.25%) OpenFlow
4 2 (0.83%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.83%) Firewall
4 2 (0.83%) IPsec
4 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.42%) Internet
5 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.17%) MySQL
1 34 (14.17%) NoSQL
2 33 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (11.25%) Hadoop
4 23 (9.58%) Relational Database
5 16 (6.67%) Big Data
6 13 (5.42%) MongoDB
7 12 (5.00%) Apache Hive
8 11 (4.58%) HBase
9 7 (2.92%) SQL Server
10 6 (2.50%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (2.50%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.50%) SQLite
11 5 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (2.08%) DB2
11 5 (2.08%) GIS
12 4 (1.67%) Amazon Athena
12 4 (1.67%) Sqoop
13 3 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 59 (24.58%) Jenkins
2 52 (21.67%) Git (software)
3 40 (16.67%) Maven
4 33 (13.75%) MSTest
4 33 (13.75%) NUnit
5 26 (10.83%) JUnit
6 25 (10.42%) Selenium
7 24 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 22 (9.17%) JIRA
9 20 (8.33%) Subversion
10 17 (7.08%) Ant
11 15 (6.25%) Hudson
12 12 (5.00%) WebDriver
13 10 (4.17%) Eclipse
14 9 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (3.75%) IntelliJ
14 9 (3.75%) SonarQube
15 8 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
17 6 (2.50%) CruiseControl
General
1 35 (14.58%) Finance
2 22 (9.17%) Banking
3 8 (3.33%) Retail
4 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.83%) Back Office
6 2 (0.83%) Law
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 163 (67.92%) Developer
2 101 (42.08%) Java Developer
3 24 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 21 (8.75%) Scala Developer
5 18 (7.50%) AWS Developer
6 15 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (6.25%) Hadoop Developer
7 14 (5.83%) Tester
8 13 (5.42%) Automation Tester
9 10 (4.17%) AWS DevOps
9 10 (4.17%) Software Engineer
10 9 (3.75%) Analyst
10 9 (3.75%) Java Automation Tester
10 9 (3.75%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 9 (3.75%) Selenium Tester
11 8 (3.33%) Android Developer
12 7 (2.92%) Agile Java Developer
12 7 (2.92%) Java Engineer
13 6 (2.50%) Architect
13 6 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (22.92%) Spring
2 47 (19.58%) RESTful
3 34 (14.17%) Web Services
4 30 (12.50%) REST
5 27 (11.25%) Hibernate
6 24 (10.00%) HTML
7 20 (8.33%) Play Framework
8 19 (7.92%) J2EE
8 19 (7.92%) Spring Boot
9 17 (7.08%) Java EE
9 17 (7.08%) Spring MVC
10 16 (6.67%) JSON
11 15 (6.25%) Django
11 15 (6.25%) Guice
11 15 (6.25%) Middleware
11 15 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
12 14 (5.83%) AngularJS
12 14 (5.83%) jQuery
12 14 (5.83%) React
13 13 (5.42%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.83%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.75%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.08%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.08%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.08%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.67%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.83%) Digital TV
8 2 (0.83%) IPTV
8 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.83%) MPEG
8 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.83%) Smart City
8 2 (0.83%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.83%) Linux
2 14 (5.83%) Unix
3 12 (5.00%) Android
4 4 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.83%) CentOS
5 2 (0.83%) VMS
5 2 (0.83%) Windows
6 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (66.25%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (35.83%) TDD
3 71 (29.58%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (26.25%) Test Automation
5 59 (24.58%) Scrum
6 55 (22.92%) OO
7 49 (20.42%) Migration
8 34 (14.17%) DevOps
9 32 (13.33%) BDD
10 31 (12.92%) Microservices
11 25 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (9.58%) Kanban
12 23 (9.58%) Open Source
13 22 (9.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 22 (9.17%) MVC
14 20 (8.33%) Waterfall
15 17 (7.08%) Configuration Management
15 17 (7.08%) Responsive Web Design
15 17 (7.08%) Software Engineering
15 17 (7.08%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.08%) JavaScript
2 45 (18.75%) Scala
3 33 (13.75%) SQL
4 30 (12.50%) Python
5 23 (9.58%) Ruby
6 18 (7.50%) Java 8
7 7 (2.92%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.50%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.50%) C++
9 5 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.67%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.67%) C
10 4 (1.67%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.25%) C#
12 2 (0.83%) Dart
12 2 (0.83%) JPQL
12 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.42%) Go
13 1 (0.42%) PHP
13 1 (0.42%) Rust
Qualifications
1 21 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.92%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.42%) ISEB
4 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.42%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.50%) HL7
2 4 (1.67%) PSD2
3 2 (0.83%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) BS25999
4 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 35 (14.58%) Docker
2 3 (1.25%) KVM
2 3 (1.25%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.83%) Firmware
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 45 (18.75%) Ansible
2 42 (17.50%) Puppet
3 38 (15.83%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (7.08%) Kubernetes
5 14 (5.83%) Terraform
6 3 (1.25%) Kibana
6 3 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.42%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.42%) HockeyApp
7 1 (0.42%) Packer
7 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (20.42%) Oracle
2 15 (6.25%) Google
3 11 (4.58%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.33%) Cisco
5 7 (2.92%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.92%) Hortonworks
5 7 (2.92%) Juniper
6 6 (2.50%) Perforce
7 4 (1.67%) Ruckus Wireless
8 3 (1.25%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.83%) IBM
9 2 (0.83%) Informatica
9 2 (0.83%) Pega
9 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.83%) webMethods
10 1 (0.42%) Adobe
10 1 (0.42%) Apple
10 1 (0.42%) hybris
10 1 (0.42%) Talend