Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 17 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 -18
Contract jobs citing Java 179 123 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.62% 7.71% 5.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.83% 20.71% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 81 70
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £322 £300 £265
90th Percentile £588 £475 £462
South West median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Bristol median hourly rate - £48.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.38% +36.84%
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £41.50 £43.17
% change year-on-year -0.84% -3.87% +18.60%

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 721 594 607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 38.74% 37.24% 35.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 410 441
Bristol median daily rate £388 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.64% +2.86% -11.39%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £268
90th Percentile £525 £525 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 27
Bristol median hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.74% +1.33% -17.30%
10th Percentile £14.26 £13.40 £13.59
90th Percentile £49.75 £49.05 £52.50
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £41.65
% change year-on-year -2.50% -3.96% +19.00%

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 February 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 18 February 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 92 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (31.84%) REST
3 55 (30.73%) Spring
4 52 (29.05%) TDD
4 52 (29.05%) BDD
5 49 (27.37%) Web Services
6 47 (26.26%) Test Automation
6 47 (26.26%) Jenkins
7 45 (25.14%) Microservices
8 44 (24.58%) Maven
9 42 (23.46%) Git (software)
10 41 (22.91%) HTML
11 40 (22.35%) CSS
12 34 (18.99%) JavaScript
13 33 (18.44%) SOAP
13 33 (18.44%) TeamCity
14 32 (17.88%) Banking
15 31 (17.32%) JIRA
16 30 (16.76%) DevOps
17 29 (16.20%) Spring Boot
17 29 (16.20%) Software Engineering
17 29 (16.20%) Scala
17 29 (16.20%) SQL
18 28 (15.64%) Linux
18 28 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
19 27 (15.08%) Selenium
20 24 (13.41%) Python
20 24 (13.41%) Scrum
20 24 (13.41%) Cucumber
21 22 (12.29%) Oracle

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 19 (10.61%) Apache
2 15 (8.38%) Confluence
3 14 (7.82%) Mule
4 12 (6.70%) Tomcat
5 11 (6.15%) Apache Spark
5 11 (6.15%) IIS
6 10 (5.59%) CICS
7 9 (5.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (5.03%) JBoss
8 8 (4.47%) WebSphere
9 7 (3.91%) Mule ESB
10 5 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (2.23%) Liferay
12 3 (1.68%) Alfresco
12 3 (1.68%) CMS
13 2 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (1.12%) Drupal
13 2 (1.12%) Jetty
13 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.38%) GitHub
2 11 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.03%) Adobe Analytics
4 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.68%) Serverless
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.56%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.56%) Firebase
6 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.56%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.15%) Firewall
2 10 (5.59%) BIG-IP
2 10 (5.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (3.91%) Internet
4 5 (2.79%) HTTP
5 2 (1.12%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.12%) DNS
6 1 (0.56%) DHCP
6 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.56%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.56%) SMS
6 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) DB2
1 18 (10.06%) NoSQL
2 16 (8.94%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.59%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.91%) CouchDB
4 7 (3.91%) MySQL
4 7 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.79%) Neo4j
5 5 (2.79%) Riak
6 3 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.68%) Big Data
6 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.12%) Jackrabbit
8 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (26.26%) Jenkins
2 44 (24.58%) Maven
3 42 (23.46%) Git (software)
4 33 (18.44%) TeamCity
5 31 (17.32%) JIRA
6 27 (15.08%) Selenium
7 24 (13.41%) Cucumber
8 17 (9.50%) Artifactory
8 17 (9.50%) Eclipse
9 14 (7.82%) Ant
9 14 (7.82%) Bitbucket
10 13 (7.26%) SonarQube
11 11 (6.15%) SoapUI
12 10 (5.59%) Mockito
12 10 (5.59%) WebDriver
12 10 (5.59%) webpack
13 9 (5.03%) JUnit
14 8 (4.47%) IntelliJ
14 8 (4.47%) JMeter
14 8 (4.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (17.88%) Banking
2 19 (10.61%) Finance
3 6 (3.35%) Law
4 5 (2.79%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.12%) Back Office
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (62.57%) Developer
2 65 (36.31%) Java Developer
3 15 (8.38%) Analyst
4 14 (7.82%) Senior Developer
5 13 (7.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 13 (7.26%) Lead Developer
6 12 (6.70%) Test Analyst
7 11 (6.15%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 11 (6.15%) Scala Developer
7 11 (6.15%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (5.59%) Consultant
8 10 (5.59%) Salesforce Developer
9 9 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) DevOps Consultant
10 8 (4.47%) Integration Developer
10 8 (4.47%) Java Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Test Automation Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Test Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Java Consultant
11 7 (3.91%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (31.84%) REST
2 55 (30.73%) Spring
3 49 (27.37%) Web Services
4 41 (22.91%) HTML
5 40 (22.35%) CSS
6 33 (18.44%) SOAP
7 29 (16.20%) Spring Boot
8 21 (11.73%) jQuery
9 20 (11.17%) J2EE
10 19 (10.61%) Hibernate
10 19 (10.61%) Node.js
11 18 (10.06%) Ajax
12 17 (9.50%) XML
13 15 (8.38%) JMS
14 14 (7.82%) JSON
15 13 (7.26%) Apache Camel
16 12 (6.70%) ActiveMQ
16 12 (6.70%) EJB
16 12 (6.70%) React
16 12 (6.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.15%) DataPower
3 10 (5.59%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.47%) User Experience
5 7 (3.91%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.68%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.68%) iPad
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.56%) Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Fintech
8 1 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.64%) Linux
2 16 (8.94%) Unix
3 9 (5.03%) Android
4 5 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.68%) CentOS
5 3 (1.68%) Windows
6 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.56%) Solaris
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (29.05%) BDD
2 52 (29.05%) TDD
3 47 (26.26%) Test Automation
4 45 (25.14%) Microservices
5 30 (16.76%) DevOps
6 29 (16.20%) Software Engineering
7 28 (15.64%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (13.41%) Scrum
9 21 (11.73%) MVC
10 18 (10.06%) Unit Testing
11 15 (8.38%) Test Scripting
12 13 (7.26%) Open Source
13 12 (6.70%) Kanban
14 11 (6.15%) Functional Programming
14 11 (6.15%) Mentoring
14 11 (6.15%) SOA
15 10 (5.59%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (5.03%) Analytics
16 9 (5.03%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.99%) JavaScript
2 29 (16.20%) Scala
2 29 (16.20%) SQL
3 24 (13.41%) Python
4 21 (11.73%) C#
5 12 (6.70%) Ruby
6 11 (6.15%) Groovy
7 10 (5.59%) Apex Code
8 8 (4.47%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.79%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.23%) PHP
11 3 (1.68%) Perl
12 2 (1.12%) C++
13 1 (0.56%) ES7
13 1 (0.56%) F#
13 1 (0.56%) Go
13 1 (0.56%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.56%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (4.47%) Degree
2 7 (3.91%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.38%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (9.50%) Docker
2 10 (5.59%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) HDFS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) Ansible
2 5 (2.79%) Puppet
3 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.68%) Terraform
5 1 (0.56%) HockeyApp
5 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.56%) Rancher
5 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 22 (12.29%) Oracle
2 18 (10.06%) Adobe
2 18 (10.06%) IBM
3 10 (5.59%) F5
3 10 (5.59%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.03%) Green Hat
5 8 (4.47%) Coverity
6 4 (2.23%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.68%) hybris
7 3 (1.68%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.68%) Talend
7 3 (1.68%) VMware
8 2 (1.12%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.12%) CA
8 2 (1.12%) HP
8 2 (1.12%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.56%) EMC
9 1 (0.56%) Google