Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 19 27
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 -14
Contract jobs citing Java 147 118 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.62% 7.35% 5.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.72% 19.16% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 77 69
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -12.12%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £272
90th Percentile £526 £503 £477
South West median daily rate £448 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +10.49% +1.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £48.50 -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year +3.61% -1.78% +15.12%

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 647 616 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 37.92% 38.36% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 401 415
Bristol median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £258 £263
90th Percentile £525 £538 £463
South West median daily rate £400 £376 £369
% change year-on-year +6.38% +1.97% -1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 36
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £26.73 £14.13 £29.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £52.38
South West median hourly rate £41.75 £41.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +0.60% -1.19% +13.51%

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 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018, 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 84 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.01%) Web Services
2 50 (34.01%) REST
3 45 (30.61%) Spring
4 39 (26.53%) HTML
4 39 (26.53%) Microservices
5 38 (25.85%) Jenkins
5 38 (25.85%) SQL
5 38 (25.85%) Git (software)
6 37 (25.17%) CSS
7 36 (24.49%) SOAP
8 33 (22.45%) Test Automation
9 32 (21.77%) JavaScript
10 31 (21.09%) XML
10 31 (21.09%) Hibernate
10 31 (21.09%) TDD
10 31 (21.09%) Finance
11 29 (19.73%) J2EE
12 28 (19.05%) Banking
12 28 (19.05%) Scala
12 28 (19.05%) Maven
12 28 (19.05%) Selenium
13 24 (16.33%) JIRA
13 24 (16.33%) BDD
13 24 (16.33%) Scrum
13 24 (16.33%) DevOps
14 22 (14.97%) Ant
14 22 (14.97%) JSP
14 22 (14.97%) TeamCity
15 21 (14.29%) Confluence

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 21 (14.29%) Confluence
2 15 (10.20%) Apache Spark
2 15 (10.20%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 9 (6.12%) JBoss
5 6 (4.08%) Apache
5 6 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (2.72%) Liferay
8 3 (2.04%) Mule
9 2 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.36%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.68%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) CATIA
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.68%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.12%) GitHub
3 7 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.36%) Serverless
6 1 (0.68%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) HTTP
2 2 (1.36%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.68%) Firewall
3 1 (0.68%) Junos
3 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.20%) DB2
1 15 (10.20%) MongoDB
1 15 (10.20%) NoSQL
2 13 (8.84%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 8 (5.44%) MySQL
5 7 (4.76%) Apache Hive
5 7 (4.76%) CouchDB
5 7 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.40%) Big Data
6 5 (3.40%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.40%) Riak
6 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.72%) HBase
8 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) QlikView
8 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.68%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 38 (25.85%) Git (software)
1 38 (25.85%) Jenkins
2 28 (19.05%) Maven
2 28 (19.05%) Selenium
3 24 (16.33%) JIRA
4 22 (14.97%) Ant
4 22 (14.97%) TeamCity
5 19 (12.93%) Eclipse
6 18 (12.24%) Cucumber
7 16 (10.88%) Artifactory
8 7 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (4.76%) IntelliJ
8 7 (4.76%) Mocha
8 7 (4.76%) WebDriver
9 6 (4.08%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (4.08%) SonarQube
9 6 (4.08%) Travis CI
10 5 (3.40%) git-flow
10 5 (3.40%) Jasmine
10 5 (3.40%) Vagrant
General
1 31 (21.09%) Finance
2 28 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.36%) Electronics
4 2 (1.36%) Law
4 2 (1.36%) Legal
4 2 (1.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (65.99%) Developer
2 59 (40.14%) Java Developer
3 15 (10.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (6.80%) Lead Developer
5 9 (6.12%) Analyst
5 9 (6.12%) Hadoop Developer
5 9 (6.12%) Tester
6 7 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (4.76%) Automation Tester
6 7 (4.76%) Integration Developer
6 7 (4.76%) Scala Developer
6 7 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 6 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (3.40%) Backend Developer
8 5 (3.40%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (3.40%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (3.40%) Test Engineer
9 4 (2.72%) Java Engineer
9 4 (2.72%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.01%) REST
1 50 (34.01%) Web Services
2 45 (30.61%) Spring
3 39 (26.53%) HTML
4 37 (25.17%) CSS
5 36 (24.49%) SOAP
6 31 (21.09%) Hibernate
6 31 (21.09%) XML
7 29 (19.73%) J2EE
8 22 (14.97%) JSP
9 21 (14.29%) CSS3
10 19 (12.93%) EJB
10 19 (12.93%) HTML5
10 19 (12.93%) JMS
11 17 (11.56%) DHTML
11 17 (11.56%) Kafka
12 16 (10.88%) Spring Boot
13 12 (8.16%) Ajax
14 10 (6.80%) jQuery
14 10 (6.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (5.44%) User Experience
3 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.40%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.40%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.72%) iPad
5 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.36%) iPhone
7 1 (0.68%) DataPower
7 1 (0.68%) Fintech
7 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.24%) Unix
2 16 (10.88%) Linux
3 10 (6.80%) Windows
4 6 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.40%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.04%) Android
8 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.53%) Microservices
3 33 (22.45%) Test Automation
4 31 (21.09%) TDD
5 24 (16.33%) BDD
5 24 (16.33%) DevOps
5 24 (16.33%) Scrum
6 17 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (10.20%) Unit Testing
8 14 (9.52%) OO
9 13 (8.84%) MVC
9 13 (8.84%) SOA
10 12 (8.16%) Open Source
11 11 (7.48%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.12%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (5.44%) SDLC
14 7 (4.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 7 (4.76%) Functional Programming
14 7 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.85%) SQL
2 32 (21.77%) JavaScript
3 28 (19.05%) Scala
4 19 (12.93%) Python
5 18 (12.24%) PL/SQL
6 17 (11.56%) C#
6 17 (11.56%) Java 8
7 11 (7.48%) PHP
7 11 (7.48%) Ruby
8 8 (5.44%) Groovy
9 7 (4.76%) C++
10 3 (2.04%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.04%) C
11 2 (1.36%) Perl
11 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) SC Cleared
1 11 (7.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.44%) Degree
3 2 (1.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.68%) MISRA
2 1 (0.68%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (8.84%) Docker
2 5 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (10.20%) Ansible
2 9 (6.12%) Puppet
3 8 (5.44%) Terraform
4 6 (4.08%) Packer
5 5 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.72%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.04%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 21 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (4.76%) Google
2 7 (4.76%) IBM
3 5 (3.40%) Citrix
3 5 (3.40%) MKS
3 5 (3.40%) VMware
4 4 (2.72%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.04%) Cramer
6 2 (1.36%) Adobe
6 2 (1.36%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.36%) Apple
6 2 (1.36%) CA
7 1 (0.68%) Borland
7 1 (0.68%) EMC
7 1 (0.68%) Juniper
7 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.68%) Splunk