Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 12 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 157 244 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 8.77% 11.80% 9.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.99% 27.05% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 161 129
Bristol median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £401 £370 £315
90th Percentile £600 £588 £593
South West median daily rate £500 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Bristol median hourly rate £43.75 £61.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.86% - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £41.15
% change year-on-year -25.53% +14.22% -0.84%

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 748 902 730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.76% 43.64% 38.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 646 480
Bristol median daily rate £430 £431 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.29% +10.93% +7.61%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 13
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% -5.26%
10th Percentile £18.03 £35.74 £14.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £64.28 £46.50
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +16.88% -3.75%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020, 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 78 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.57%) Software Engineering
3 43 (27.39%) C#
4 41 (26.11%) DevOps
5 40 (25.48%) Scrum
6 39 (24.84%) Web Services
6 39 (24.84%) Git (software)
7 38 (24.20%) Python
8 36 (22.93%) Docker
9 35 (22.29%) JavaScript
10 34 (21.66%) Degree
11 32 (20.38%) Finance
11 32 (20.38%) C++
12 31 (19.75%) .NET
12 31 (19.75%) Linux
12 31 (19.75%) Ansible
13 30 (19.11%) Terraform
14 28 (17.83%) Jenkins
14 28 (17.83%) TDD
15 27 (17.20%) Security Cleared
16 26 (16.56%) Microsoft
17 25 (15.92%) SC Cleared
17 25 (15.92%) Scala
18 24 (15.29%) PHP
18 24 (15.29%) SQL
18 24 (15.29%) Spring
18 24 (15.29%) NetBeans
19 23 (14.65%) Maven
20 22 (14.01%) Windows
20 22 (14.01%) Business Intelligence

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 (11.46%) Apache
2 16 (10.19%) Apache Spark
3 12 (7.64%) Mule
4 11 (7.01%) Red Hat Fuse
5 10 (6.37%) Oracle Service Bus
5 10 (6.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.55%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.27%) Confluence
7 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.27%) IIS
7 2 (1.27%) Jetty
8 1 (0.64%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) AWS
2 8 (5.10%) Azure
3 7 (4.46%) Serverless
4 5 (3.18%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.91%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.91%) PaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.27%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.27%) GCP
6 2 (1.27%) GitHub
6 2 (1.27%) IaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Slack
7 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.64%) AWS CodeBuild
7 1 (0.64%) Firebase
7 1 (0.64%) G Suite
7 1 (0.64%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.74%) Ethernet
1 20 (12.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.64%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.19%) Hadoop
2 15 (9.55%) Big Data
3 14 (8.92%) Apache Hive
3 14 (8.92%) HBase
4 6 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.18%) MySQL
6 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.64%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (24.84%) Git (software)
2 28 (17.83%) Jenkins
3 24 (15.29%) NetBeans
4 23 (14.65%) Maven
5 21 (13.38%) Visual Studio
6 20 (12.74%) Eclipse
7 16 (10.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 14 (8.92%) IBM UrbanCode
9 13 (8.28%) Selenium
10 7 (4.46%) WebDriver
11 6 (3.82%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.55%) Gatling
12 4 (2.55%) JIRA
13 3 (1.91%) SonarQube
14 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (1.27%) Bitbucket
14 2 (1.27%) IntelliJ
14 2 (1.27%) JMeter
15 1 (0.64%) LoadRunner
15 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 32 (20.38%) Finance
2 20 (12.74%) Aerospace
2 20 (12.74%) Military
3 12 (7.64%) Public Sector
4 11 (7.01%) Electronics
4 11 (7.01%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.01%) Marketing
4 11 (7.01%) Telecoms
5 9 (5.73%) Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.27%) Law
6 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 2 (1.27%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Back Office
7 1 (0.64%) Police
Job Titles
1 52 (33.12%) Developer
2 35 (22.29%) Java Developer
3 32 (20.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (9.55%) Big Data Engineer
4 15 (9.55%) Data Engineer
5 14 (8.92%) AWS DevOps
5 14 (8.92%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 14 (8.92%) AWS Engineer
5 14 (8.92%) Software Engineer
6 13 (8.28%) Integration Developer
6 13 (8.28%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.64%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (6.37%) Analyst
9 7 (4.46%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (4.46%) Java Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.82%) Java Software Engineer
11 5 (3.18%) C# Software Engineer
11 5 (3.18%) C++ Software Engineer
12 4 (2.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.84%) Web Services
2 31 (19.75%) .NET
3 24 (15.29%) Spring
4 21 (13.38%) Node.js
5 20 (12.74%) Qt
6 18 (11.46%) ActiveX
6 18 (11.46%) DirectX
6 18 (11.46%) MFC
6 18 (11.46%) OpenGL
7 17 (10.83%) Kafka
8 16 (10.19%) Apache Camel
8 16 (10.19%) Middleware
8 16 (10.19%) RESTful
9 14 (8.92%) SOAP
10 10 (6.37%) Hibernate
10 10 (6.37%) HTML
10 10 (6.37%) Spring Boot
11 9 (5.73%) CSS
12 8 (5.10%) XML
13 7 (4.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.27%) PKI
4 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.75%) Linux
2 22 (14.01%) Windows
3 3 (1.91%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.64%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (30.57%) Software Engineering
3 41 (26.11%) DevOps
4 40 (25.48%) Scrum
5 28 (17.83%) TDD
6 22 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (12.74%) Mathematics
8 18 (11.46%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.83%) BDD
10 16 (10.19%) Test Automation
11 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (8.92%) Data Modelling
12 14 (8.92%) Mentoring
13 13 (8.28%) Analytics
13 13 (8.28%) Computer Science
13 13 (8.28%) Functional Programming
13 13 (8.28%) User Stories
14 12 (7.64%) Programme Management
14 12 (7.64%) Project Delivery
14 12 (7.64%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.39%) C#
2 38 (24.20%) Python
3 35 (22.29%) JavaScript
4 32 (20.38%) C++
5 25 (15.92%) Scala
6 24 (15.29%) PHP
6 24 (15.29%) SQL
7 18 (11.46%) GLSL
7 18 (11.46%) HLSL
8 15 (9.55%) C
9 12 (7.64%) Java 8
10 6 (3.82%) XPath
11 4 (2.55%) Ruby
12 3 (1.91%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.91%) Go
12 3 (1.91%) Haskell
12 3 (1.91%) Rust
13 2 (1.27%) Kotlin
13 2 (1.27%) VBA
14 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (21.66%) Degree
2 27 (17.20%) Security Cleared
3 25 (15.92%) SC Cleared
4 13 (8.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.64%) MBA
6 1 (0.64%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.27%) HL7
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 36 (22.93%) Docker
2 13 (8.28%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 31 (19.75%) Ansible
2 30 (19.11%) Terraform
3 14 (8.92%) Hadoop YARN
3 14 (8.92%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.64%) Consul
4 1 (0.64%) Kibana
4 1 (0.64%) logstash
4 1 (0.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.92%) Hortonworks
3 11 (7.01%) Oracle
3 11 (7.01%) SAP
3 11 (7.01%) WSO2
4 5 (3.18%) Talend
5 4 (2.55%) Google
5 4 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.27%) IBM
6 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.64%) Atlassian