Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 25 29
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 191 110 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 10.12% 6.40% 5.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.85% 16.01% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 68 61
Bristol median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.83%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £310
90th Percentile £525 £499 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Bristol median hourly rate - £42.50 £51.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.81% -
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £46.25 £41.13
% change year-on-year -7.03% +12.46% -2.08%

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 836 687 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 44.30% 39.99% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 447 444
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £270 £263
90th Percentile £514 £513 £479
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 25
Bristol median hourly rate £40.75 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.12% +7.59% +9.12%
10th Percentile £31.88 £25.15 £28.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.65 £48.90
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +12.00%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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.

1 127 (66.49%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (38.74%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (31.94%) Puppet
4 53 (27.75%) Ansible
5 52 (27.23%) OO
6 51 (26.70%) Oracle
6 51 (26.70%) TDD
7 49 (25.65%) Continuous Integration
8 45 (23.56%) Microsoft Azure
9 44 (23.04%) Jenkins
10 43 (22.51%) Tomcat
11 42 (21.99%) Migration
11 42 (21.99%) WebSphere
12 41 (21.47%) Spring
13 39 (20.42%) Git (software)
13 39 (20.42%) Opscode Chef
14 38 (19.90%) Finance
15 37 (19.37%) NUnit
16 36 (18.85%) DevOps
17 35 (18.32%) MySQL
17 35 (18.32%) Linux
18 33 (17.28%) WebLogic
18 33 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
18 33 (17.28%) MSTest
18 33 (17.28%) NoSQL
18 33 (17.28%) OpenStack
19 32 (16.75%) Docker
19 32 (16.75%) Maven
19 32 (16.75%) Scrum
20 31 (16.23%) 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 43 (22.51%) Tomcat
2 42 (21.99%) WebSphere
3 33 (17.28%) OpenStack
3 33 (17.28%) WebLogic
4 15 (7.85%) Apache Spark
5 14 (7.33%) Confluence
6 11 (5.76%) JBoss
7 8 (4.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (2.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.05%) Apache
11 1 (0.52%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.52%) Mule
11 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Simulink
2 1 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.52%) CATIA
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) ENOVIA
1 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 74 (38.74%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (23.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (9.42%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (4.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.05%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.52%) GitHub
7 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) Firewall
2 2 (1.05%) Bluetooth
2 2 (1.05%) IPsec
2 2 (1.05%) Junos
2 2 (1.05%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.32%) MySQL
2 33 (17.28%) NoSQL
2 33 (17.28%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (9.42%) Hadoop
4 12 (6.28%) Apache Hive
5 10 (5.24%) Big Data
6 9 (4.71%) DB2
6 9 (4.71%) HBase
7 8 (4.19%) MarkLogic
8 5 (2.62%) Blockchain
8 5 (2.62%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.62%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.52%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.52%) GIS
10 1 (0.52%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.52%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 44 (23.04%) Jenkins
2 39 (20.42%) Git (software)
3 37 (19.37%) NUnit
4 33 (17.28%) MSTest
5 32 (16.75%) Maven
6 31 (16.23%) Selenium
7 22 (11.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (10.99%) Ant
9 17 (8.90%) JIRA
10 15 (7.85%) Cucumber
11 14 (7.33%) Eclipse
12 11 (5.76%) TeamCity
13 10 (5.24%) Artifactory
13 10 (5.24%) Travis CI
14 9 (4.71%) Vagrant
15 5 (2.62%) IntelliJ
15 5 (2.62%) JUnit
16 4 (2.09%) Mockito
16 4 (2.09%) WebDriver
17 3 (1.57%) SonarQube
General
1 38 (19.90%) Finance
2 24 (12.57%) Banking
3 6 (3.14%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.57%) Marketing
4 3 (1.57%) Retail
5 2 (1.05%) Back Office
5 2 (1.05%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Games
6 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (60.21%) Developer
2 83 (43.46%) Java Developer
3 28 (14.66%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (7.85%) Hadoop Developer
5 13 (6.81%) AWS Developer
6 11 (5.76%) Tester
7 10 (5.24%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.71%) Automation Tester
9 7 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (3.14%) Analyst
10 6 (3.14%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (3.14%) Big Data Developer
10 6 (3.14%) Development Engineer
11 5 (2.62%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.62%) Backend Developer
11 5 (2.62%) Java Engineer
11 5 (2.62%) OSS Developer
12 4 (2.09%) Architect
12 4 (2.09%) iOS Software Engineer
13 3 (1.57%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.47%) Spring
2 25 (13.09%) J2EE
2 25 (13.09%) Web Services
3 24 (12.57%) REST
4 23 (12.04%) HTML
4 23 (12.04%) XML
5 21 (10.99%) Hibernate
6 20 (10.47%) CSS
6 20 (10.47%) JSP
7 19 (9.95%) Kafka
8 17 (8.90%) CSS3
8 17 (8.90%) SOAP
9 14 (7.33%) AngularJS
9 14 (7.33%) RESTful
9 14 (7.33%) Spring Boot
10 13 (6.81%) HTML5
11 12 (6.28%) JMS
12 11 (5.76%) DHTML
12 11 (5.76%) EJB
12 11 (5.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.71%) Fat Client
1 9 (4.71%) Thin Client
1 9 (4.71%) User Experience
2 7 (3.66%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.62%) 3D Printing
4 5 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.09%) Digital Media
5 4 (2.09%) iPad
5 4 (2.09%) iPhone
5 4 (2.09%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.32%) Linux
2 16 (8.38%) Windows
3 15 (7.85%) Unix
4 10 (5.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.71%) CentOS
5 9 (4.71%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.62%) Android
6 5 (2.62%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (66.49%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.23%) OO
3 51 (26.70%) TDD
4 49 (25.65%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (21.99%) Migration
6 36 (18.85%) DevOps
7 32 (16.75%) Scrum
8 27 (14.14%) Microservices
9 24 (12.57%) Test Automation
10 17 (8.90%) SDLC
11 15 (7.85%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.81%) Unit Testing
13 12 (6.28%) Configuration Management
14 11 (5.76%) SDET
14 11 (5.76%) SOA
15 10 (5.24%) BDD
15 10 (5.24%) Change Management
16 9 (4.71%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 8 (4.19%) Open Source
17 8 (4.19%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.23%) JavaScript
2 22 (11.52%) SQL
3 19 (9.95%) C#
4 17 (8.90%) C++
5 15 (7.85%) Scala
6 14 (7.33%) PL/SQL
7 13 (6.81%) Java 8
8 12 (6.28%) PHP
8 12 (6.28%) Python
9 6 (3.14%) C
10 5 (2.62%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.05%) Dart
12 2 (1.05%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.05%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.05%) Perl
12 2 (1.05%) Rust
13 1 (0.52%) Groovy
13 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (4.71%) SC Cleared
1 9 (4.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.57%) ISEB
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) Def Stans
1 2 (1.05%) MISRA
1 2 (1.05%) MISRA C
1 2 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) BS25999
2 1 (0.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 32 (16.75%) Docker
2 9 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 61 (31.94%) Puppet
2 53 (27.75%) Ansible
3 39 (20.42%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (6.28%) Terraform
5 10 (5.24%) Packer
6 7 (3.66%) Kubernetes
7 5 (2.62%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 51 (26.70%) Oracle
2 12 (6.28%) Google
3 9 (4.71%) Citrix
3 9 (4.71%) Hortonworks
3 9 (4.71%) MKS
3 9 (4.71%) Red Hat
3 9 (4.71%) VMware
4 7 (3.66%) Adobe
5 6 (3.14%) HP
6 5 (2.62%) Cramer
7 4 (2.09%) Apple
8 3 (1.57%) Juniper
9 2 (1.05%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.05%) Coverity
9 2 (1.05%) IBM
9 2 (1.05%) Pega
9 2 (1.05%) webMethods
10 1 (0.52%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (0.52%) Splunk
10 1 (0.52%) WooCommerce