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 3 months to 30 March 2017 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 23 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs citing Java 63 56 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.69% 6.15% 8.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.69% 18.48% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 39 56
Median daily rate £401 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.68% -14.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £476 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.13
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.63%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 320 303 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 39.07% 33.26% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 209 234
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Bristol over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Java.

1 71 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (32.28%) Spring
2 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
3 39 (30.71%) SQL
4 31 (24.41%) Git (software)
4 31 (24.41%) REST
5 28 (22.05%) Scrum
5 28 (22.05%) TDD
6 23 (18.11%) C#
6 23 (18.11%) Oracle
7 22 (17.32%) SOAP
7 22 (17.32%) Web Services
7 22 (17.32%) XML
7 22 (17.32%) BDD
8 21 (16.54%) HTML
8 21 (16.54%) Banking
9 20 (15.75%) Linux
9 20 (15.75%) Cucumber
10 19 (14.96%) Selenium
10 19 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (14.96%) Security Cleared
11 18 (14.17%) Unix
11 18 (14.17%) Jenkins
11 18 (14.17%) DevOps
12 17 (13.39%) Python
12 17 (13.39%) Finance
12 17 (13.39%) jQuery
12 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
13 16 (12.60%) Maven
13 16 (12.60%) CSS

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 7 (5.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (4.72%) Confluence
2 6 (4.72%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.94%) Apache
4 4 (3.15%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.36%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.79%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.79%) IIS
7 1 (0.79%) Liferay
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.15%) Simulink
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.79%) Primavera
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.30%) GitHub
2 6 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.94%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.79%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) HTTP
1 8 (6.30%) Internet
2 4 (3.15%) Firewall
3 3 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) DNS
4 1 (0.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) LDAP
4 1 (0.79%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.79%) SAN
4 1 (0.79%) Skype
4 1 (0.79%) SSH
4 1 (0.79%) WAN
4 1 (0.79%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.51%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.94%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.15%) DB2
6 3 (2.36%) MySQL
6 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.79%) MS Access
8 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (24.41%) Git (software)
2 20 (15.75%) Cucumber
3 19 (14.96%) Selenium
4 18 (14.17%) Jenkins
5 16 (12.60%) Maven
6 15 (11.81%) TeamCity
7 12 (9.45%) JIRA
8 11 (8.66%) WebDriver
9 9 (7.09%) Ant
10 7 (5.51%) Eclipse
11 6 (4.72%) JMeter
11 6 (4.72%) JUnit
12 5 (3.94%) Bitbucket
12 5 (3.94%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (3.94%) Selenium IDE
13 4 (3.15%) Artifactory
13 4 (3.15%) GoCD
13 4 (3.15%) Gradle
13 4 (3.15%) Grunt
13 4 (3.15%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (16.54%) Banking
2 17 (13.39%) Finance
3 11 (8.66%) Retail
4 7 (5.51%) Marketing
5 5 (3.94%) Back Office
5 5 (3.94%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.57%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (62.20%) Developer
2 56 (44.09%) Java Developer
3 16 (12.60%) C# Developer
4 11 (8.66%) Salesforce Developer
4 11 (8.66%) Tester
5 9 (7.09%) Java Engineer
6 8 (6.30%) Architect
6 8 (6.30%) Automation Tester
6 8 (6.30%) C++ Developer
6 8 (6.30%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.51%) C++/C# Developer
7 7 (5.51%) C++/Java Developer
7 7 (5.51%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.72%) Analyst
8 6 (4.72%) Polyglot Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Python Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (3.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (3.94%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.28%) Spring
2 31 (24.41%) REST
3 22 (17.32%) SOAP
3 22 (17.32%) Web Services
3 22 (17.32%) XML
4 21 (16.54%) HTML
5 17 (13.39%) jQuery
6 16 (12.60%) CSS
7 15 (11.81%) Hibernate
8 14 (11.02%) .NET
9 13 (10.24%) RESTful
10 9 (7.09%) HTML5
10 9 (7.09%) JSF
10 9 (7.09%) Spring MVC
11 8 (6.30%) J2EE
12 7 (5.51%) AngularJS
13 6 (4.72%) EJB
13 6 (4.72%) JMS
13 6 (4.72%) JSON
13 6 (4.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.94%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.36%) iPad
3 2 (1.57%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (1.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.57%) User Experience
4 1 (0.79%) Clustering
4 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.75%) Linux
2 18 (14.17%) Unix
3 15 (11.81%) Windows
4 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.36%) CentOS
6 2 (1.57%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.57%) Solaris
6 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) AIX
7 1 (0.79%) Android
7 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.05%) Scrum
2 28 (22.05%) TDD
3 22 (17.32%) BDD
4 19 (14.96%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (14.17%) DevOps
6 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
7 14 (11.02%) SOA
8 13 (10.24%) MVC
8 13 (10.24%) Unit Testing
8 13 (10.24%) Web Development
9 12 (9.45%) Microservices
10 9 (7.09%) Continuous Deployment
11 8 (6.30%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.30%) Open Source
11 8 (6.30%) Test Scripting
12 7 (5.51%) Analytics
12 7 (5.51%) Build Automation
12 7 (5.51%) Integration Testing
13 6 (4.72%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.28%) JavaScript
2 39 (30.71%) SQL
3 23 (18.11%) C#
4 17 (13.39%) Python
5 13 (10.24%) C++
6 11 (8.66%) Apex Code
6 11 (8.66%) PL/SQL
6 11 (8.66%) Scala
7 8 (6.30%) Ruby
8 5 (3.94%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.15%) MATLAB
9 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.15%) XPath
10 3 (2.36%) C
10 3 (2.36%) PHP
10 3 (2.36%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.57%) Clojure
11 2 (1.57%) Go
11 2 (1.57%) Perl
12 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) Security Cleared
2 14 (11.02%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.72%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) CISSP
4 1 (0.79%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.79%) GCIA
4 1 (0.79%) GCIH
4 1 (0.79%) ISEB
4 1 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.79%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.72%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) Def Stans
2 3 (2.36%) MISRA
2 3 (2.36%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.79%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (7.87%) Docker
2 4 (3.15%) LXC
3 3 (2.36%) Snort
3 3 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.79%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) Puppet
2 2 (1.57%) Nessus
2 2 (1.57%) QRadar
2 2 (1.57%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.79%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.79%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.79%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (18.11%) Oracle
2 11 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.51%) IBM
4 5 (3.94%) Pega
4 5 (3.94%) webMethods
5 4 (3.15%) hybris
5 4 (3.15%) VMware
6 3 (2.36%) Cisco
6 3 (2.36%) Google
7 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.57%) Citrix
7 2 (1.57%) HP
7 2 (1.57%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.57%) SAP
7 2 (1.57%) ScanSafe
8 1 (0.79%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.79%) Gemalto
8 1 (0.79%) LogRhythm
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