Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 19 22
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 +15
Contract jobs citing Java 232 157 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.91% 7.98% 7.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.76% 19.75% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 111 77
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £312
90th Percentile £553 £588 £488
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Bristol median hourly rate - £42.50 £49.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.71% -24.23%
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% -2.92%

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 937 795 637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 44.07% 40.42% 37.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 673 535 456
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £294 £275 £266
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% -2.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 19
Bristol median hourly rate £41.75 £39.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.37% +0.64% +8.33%
10th Percentile £35.08 £13.79 £25.32
90th Percentile £49.63 £52.80 £50.63
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -3.18%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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.

1 155 (66.81%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (40.95%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (35.34%) TDD
4 70 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (27.59%) Puppet
6 61 (26.29%) Migration
7 59 (25.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 57 (24.57%) OO
9 55 (23.71%) Spring
9 55 (23.71%) Ansible
10 54 (23.28%) Tomcat
11 51 (21.98%) Git (software)
12 49 (21.12%) Oracle
12 49 (21.12%) Linux
13 48 (20.69%) Jenkins
14 47 (20.26%) Opscode Chef
14 47 (20.26%) Test Automation
15 44 (18.97%) MySQL
15 44 (18.97%) Scrum
15 44 (18.97%) Docker
16 43 (18.53%) NoSQL
17 42 (18.10%) MSTest
17 42 (18.10%) OpenStack
17 42 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
17 42 (18.10%) WebLogic
17 42 (18.10%) NUnit
17 42 (18.10%) WebSphere
18 39 (16.81%) DevOps
19 37 (15.95%) Maven
20 35 (15.09%) JavaScript

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 54 (23.28%) Tomcat
2 42 (18.10%) OpenStack
2 42 (18.10%) WebLogic
2 42 (18.10%) WebSphere
3 20 (8.62%) Apache Spark
4 12 (5.17%) Confluence
5 9 (3.88%) JBoss
6 6 (2.59%) Apache
7 4 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.72%) Jetty
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.86%) WildFly
9 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 95 (40.95%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (25.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.60%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (2.59%) BrowserStack
5 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.72%) IaaS
5 4 (1.72%) PaaS
6 3 (1.29%) Amazon EMR
6 3 (1.29%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (1.29%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.29%) Serverless
7 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.86%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.86%) SaaS
8 1 (0.43%) GitHub
8 1 (0.43%) npm
8 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.45%) HTTP
2 6 (2.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (2.16%) Firewall
4 4 (1.72%) Bluetooth
4 4 (1.72%) IPsec
5 3 (1.29%) OpenFlow
5 3 (1.29%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.43%) Internet
6 1 (0.43%) Junos
6 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.97%) MySQL
2 43 (18.53%) NoSQL
3 42 (18.10%) PostgreSQL
4 22 (9.48%) Hadoop
5 13 (5.60%) Big Data
5 13 (5.60%) Relational Database
6 12 (5.17%) Apache Hive
7 11 (4.74%) HBase
8 10 (4.31%) MongoDB
9 8 (3.45%) MarkLogic
10 6 (2.59%) RDBMS
11 5 (2.16%) Blockchain
11 5 (2.16%) GIS
11 5 (2.16%) SQLite
12 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.29%) Amazon Athena
13 3 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (1.29%) Data Lake
13 3 (1.29%) Sqoop
14 2 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 51 (21.98%) Git (software)
2 48 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 42 (18.10%) MSTest
3 42 (18.10%) NUnit
4 37 (15.95%) Maven
5 29 (12.50%) Selenium
6 22 (9.48%) Cucumber
7 18 (7.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (7.76%) JUnit
8 17 (7.33%) Ant
9 14 (6.03%) JIRA
10 12 (5.17%) Subversion
11 11 (4.74%) SonarQube
12 9 (3.88%) Eclipse
12 9 (3.88%) Hudson
12 9 (3.88%) IntelliJ
12 9 (3.88%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (3.02%) WebDriver
14 6 (2.59%) Mockito
14 6 (2.59%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (10.34%) Finance
2 16 (6.90%) Banking
3 7 (3.02%) Retail
4 5 (2.16%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.86%) Back Office
5 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.86%) Law
5 2 (0.86%) Marketing
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 146 (62.93%) Developer
2 103 (44.40%) Java Developer
3 25 (10.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (7.76%) AWS Developer
5 14 (6.03%) Hadoop Developer
6 11 (4.74%) Agile Developer
7 10 (4.31%) Software Engineer
7 10 (4.31%) Tester
8 9 (3.88%) Automation Tester
8 9 (3.88%) AWS Engineer
8 9 (3.88%) Scala Developer
9 8 (3.45%) AWS DevOps
10 7 (3.02%) Android Developer
10 7 (3.02%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.02%) Java Engineer
10 7 (3.02%) Senior Developer
11 6 (2.59%) Architect
11 6 (2.59%) Development Engineer
11 6 (2.59%) Java Automation Tester
11 6 (2.59%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.71%) Spring
2 30 (12.93%) RESTful
3 26 (11.21%) Spring Boot
4 20 (8.62%) Hibernate
4 20 (8.62%) React
5 19 (8.19%) REST
6 18 (7.76%) Web Services
7 16 (6.90%) Kafka
8 15 (6.47%) J2EE
9 13 (5.60%) Gherkin
9 13 (5.60%) Spring MVC
10 11 (4.74%) AngularJS
11 10 (4.31%) Play Framework
12 9 (3.88%) JSON
12 9 (3.88%) OSGi
12 9 (3.88%) XML
13 8 (3.45%) Django
13 8 (3.45%) jQuery
13 8 (3.45%) JSP
13 8 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.60%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.88%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (3.02%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (2.16%) 3D Printing
6 5 (2.16%) User Experience
7 4 (1.72%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.72%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.72%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.29%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.86%) iPad
9 2 (0.86%) iPhone
9 2 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.86%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.86%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.12%) Linux
2 15 (6.47%) Unix
3 11 (4.74%) Android
4 9 (3.88%) Windows
5 8 (3.45%) CentOS
6 5 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.72%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.29%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.86%) VMS
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (66.81%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (35.34%) TDD
3 70 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (26.29%) Migration
5 57 (24.57%) OO
6 47 (20.26%) Test Automation
7 44 (18.97%) Scrum
8 39 (16.81%) DevOps
9 29 (12.50%) Microservices
10 22 (9.48%) BDD
11 19 (8.19%) MVC
12 18 (7.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 17 (7.33%) Open Source
13 17 (7.33%) SDLC
14 16 (6.90%) Unit Testing
15 15 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
15 15 (6.47%) SDET
16 14 (6.03%) Software Engineering
17 13 (5.60%) Kanban
18 12 (5.17%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (15.09%) JavaScript
2 27 (11.64%) Scala
3 25 (10.78%) Python
4 21 (9.05%) Java 8
5 15 (6.47%) C++
6 13 (5.60%) SQL
7 12 (5.17%) Ruby
8 7 (3.02%) C#
9 6 (2.59%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.16%) C
10 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.72%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.29%) PHP
12 3 (1.29%) Rust
13 2 (0.86%) Dart
13 2 (0.86%) JPQL
13 2 (0.86%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.43%) Go
14 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 8 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.43%) ISEB
3 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.86%) HL7
1 2 (0.86%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) BS25999
2 1 (0.43%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.43%) MISRA
2 1 (0.43%) MISRA C
System Software
1 44 (18.97%) Docker
2 4 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.29%) KVM
4 2 (0.86%) Firmware
5 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 64 (27.59%) Puppet
2 55 (23.71%) Ansible
3 47 (20.26%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (6.47%) Kubernetes
5 12 (5.17%) Terraform
6 5 (2.16%) Packer
7 2 (0.86%) Amdocs OSS
8 1 (0.43%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (21.12%) Oracle
2 13 (5.60%) Google
3 9 (3.88%) Juniper
4 8 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 8 (3.45%) Cisco
4 8 (3.45%) Hortonworks
4 8 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.59%) Adobe
5 6 (2.59%) HP
6 5 (2.16%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (1.72%) Citrix
7 4 (1.72%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.72%) MKS
7 4 (1.72%) VMware
8 3 (1.29%) Perforce
9 2 (0.86%) Apple
9 2 (0.86%) Coverity
9 2 (0.86%) Cramer
9 2 (0.86%) Pega
9 2 (0.86%) webMethods