Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 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
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 13 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 101 191 159
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 10.99% 10.15% 8.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.27% 23.79% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 130 122
Median daily rate £525 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £403 £375 £287
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £525 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £36.75 -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -18.60% - +3.61%

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 313 803 762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 34.06% 42.69% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 545 507
Median daily rate £475 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +9.38% +5.26%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £278
90th Percentile £600 £575 £524
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 26 18
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +4.02% -0.31%
10th Percentile £20.50 £34.63 £29.63
90th Percentile £45.50 £53.75 £47.88
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -1.16%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Bristol

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for Java in Bristol

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in Bristol over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java in Bristol

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for Java in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 62 (61.39%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (43.56%) Web Services
3 40 (39.60%) Finance
4 37 (36.63%) TDD
4 37 (36.63%) Apache Camel
5 36 (35.64%) SOAP
5 36 (35.64%) Middleware
6 35 (34.65%) SOA
6 35 (34.65%) Business Intelligence
6 35 (34.65%) Maven
7 33 (32.67%) RESTful
8 30 (29.70%) Digital Marketing
8 30 (29.70%) Programme Management
8 30 (29.70%) Marketing
8 30 (29.70%) Electronics
8 30 (29.70%) Telecoms
8 30 (29.70%) Manufacturing
8 30 (29.70%) XML
8 30 (29.70%) SAP
8 30 (29.70%) Public Sector
9 29 (28.71%) C#
9 29 (28.71%) JSON
10 27 (26.73%) XPath
10 27 (26.73%) Oracle
10 27 (26.73%) XSLT
11 26 (25.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (25.74%) Swagger
11 26 (25.74%) WireMock
12 25 (24.75%) WSO2
12 25 (24.75%) Oracle Service Bus

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 26 (25.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 25 (24.75%) Mule
2 25 (24.75%) Oracle Service Bus
2 25 (24.75%) Red Hat Fuse
3 6 (5.94%) Apache
3 6 (5.94%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.96%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.98%) Jetty
6 1 (0.99%) Confluence
6 1 (0.99%) IIS
6 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) AWS
2 10 (9.90%) Amazon S3
3 9 (8.91%) Serverless
4 8 (7.92%) Azure
5 7 (6.93%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (3.96%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.98%) Azure Functions
7 2 (1.98%) IaaS
7 2 (1.98%) PaaS
8 1 (0.99%) AWS CodeBuild
8 1 (0.99%) GitHub
8 1 (0.99%) Slack
8 1 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Ethernet
1 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) Apache Hive
1 6 (5.94%) Big Data
1 6 (5.94%) Hadoop
1 6 (5.94%) HBase
2 1 (0.99%) DB2
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (34.65%) Maven
2 18 (17.82%) Jenkins
3 16 (15.84%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.91%) NetBeans
5 7 (6.93%) Eclipse
6 6 (5.94%) IBM UrbanCode
6 6 (5.94%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (5.94%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.95%) Selenium
8 4 (3.96%) Gatling
8 4 (3.96%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.98%) JIRA
9 2 (1.98%) JMeter
9 2 (1.98%) JUnit
9 2 (1.98%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.99%) Ant
10 1 (0.99%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.99%) jMock
10 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
General
1 40 (39.60%) Finance
2 30 (29.70%) Electronics
2 30 (29.70%) Manufacturing
2 30 (29.70%) Marketing
2 30 (29.70%) Public Sector
2 30 (29.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.93%) Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.95%) Military
5 3 (2.97%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (53.47%) Developer
2 42 (41.58%) Java Developer
3 25 (24.75%) Senior Developer
4 24 (23.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (21.78%) Integration Developer
6 15 (14.85%) Senior Integration Developer
7 12 (11.88%) Lead Developer
8 10 (9.90%) Lead Java Developer
9 7 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) Big Data Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Data Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) DevSecOps Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Java Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Java Software Engineer
12 3 (2.97%) C# Software Engineer
12 3 (2.97%) C++ Software Engineer
12 3 (2.97%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (43.56%) Web Services
2 37 (36.63%) Apache Camel
3 36 (35.64%) Middleware
3 36 (35.64%) SOAP
4 33 (32.67%) RESTful
5 30 (29.70%) XML
6 29 (28.71%) JSON
7 27 (26.73%) XSLT
8 26 (25.74%) Swagger
8 26 (25.74%) WireMock
9 13 (12.87%) Spring
10 10 (9.90%) .NET
10 10 (9.90%) Spring Boot
11 6 (5.94%) Kafka
11 6 (5.94%) Node.js
12 5 (4.95%) Qt
12 5 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (3.96%) CORBA
13 4 (3.96%) MFC
13 4 (3.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (1.98%) PKI
3 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) Linux
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
3 3 (2.97%) Android
4 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (61.39%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (36.63%) TDD
3 35 (34.65%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (34.65%) SOA
4 30 (29.70%) Digital Marketing
4 30 (29.70%) Programme Management
5 21 (20.79%) Software Engineering
6 13 (12.87%) DevOps
7 11 (10.89%) Scrum
8 10 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (8.91%) Microservices
10 8 (7.92%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.92%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.93%) BDD
11 7 (6.93%) Computer Science
11 7 (6.93%) DevSecOps
12 6 (5.94%) Analytics
12 6 (5.94%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.94%) Functional Programming
12 6 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.71%) C#
2 27 (26.73%) XPath
3 19 (18.81%) Scala
4 15 (14.85%) Python
5 11 (10.89%) C++
6 10 (9.90%) SQL
7 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.93%) Java 8
9 4 (3.96%) GLSL
9 4 (3.96%) HLSL
9 4 (3.96%) PHP
10 3 (2.97%) C
10 3 (2.97%) Go
10 3 (2.97%) Haskell
10 3 (2.97%) Ruby
10 3 (2.97%) Rust
11 1 (0.99%) Perl
11 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.99%) VBA
11 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.89%) Degree
2 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
2 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.98%) HL7
1 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Docker
2 6 (5.94%) HDFS
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.93%) Terraform
3 6 (5.94%) Ansible
3 6 (5.94%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.99%) Consul
Vendors
1 30 (29.70%) SAP
2 27 (26.73%) Oracle
3 25 (24.75%) WSO2
4 22 (21.78%) Talend
5 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.94%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.97%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.98%) IBM
9 1 (0.99%) Google
9 1 (0.99%) NetIQ
9 1 (0.99%) VMware