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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 24 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Java 59 48 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 7.12% 5.71% 6.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.16% 16.44% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 48
Median daily rate £372 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.80% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £486 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

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 308 292 357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.15% 34.76% 38.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 203 296
Median daily rate £394 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.40 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.10 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 25 June 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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 51 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.09%) Spring
3 34 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 33 (27.73%) SQL
5 32 (26.89%) Git (software)
6 27 (22.69%) Test Automation
6 27 (22.69%) Linux
7 24 (20.17%) Web Services
7 24 (20.17%) Scrum
8 22 (18.49%) Selenium
8 22 (18.49%) REST
9 20 (16.81%) BDD
9 20 (16.81%) jQuery
10 19 (15.97%) Banking
10 19 (15.97%) TDD
10 19 (15.97%) Windows
11 18 (15.13%) XML
11 18 (15.13%) HTML
11 18 (15.13%) Cucumber
11 18 (15.13%) DevOps
12 17 (14.29%) Oracle
12 17 (14.29%) SOAP
12 17 (14.29%) Software Engineering
13 16 (13.45%) Maven
13 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (13.45%) CSS
13 16 (13.45%) Unix
13 16 (13.45%) Jenkins
14 15 (12.61%) C++
14 15 (12.61%) Hibernate

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 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 6 (5.04%) Apache
3 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.52%) Alfresco
4 3 (2.52%) Confluence
4 3 (2.52%) Mule
5 2 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.84%) Drupal
6 1 (0.84%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.84%) Liferay
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (7.56%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.04%) GitHub
3 5 (4.20%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.88%) Internet
2 4 (3.36%) HTTP
3 3 (2.52%) DNS
3 3 (2.52%) Firewall
4 2 (1.68%) PuTTY
4 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.68%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (0.84%) LAN
5 1 (0.84%) LDAP
5 1 (0.84%) SAN
5 1 (0.84%) SSH
5 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.88%) MySQL
2 7 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.20%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.68%) DB2
5 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.84%) Big Data
6 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.84%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (26.89%) Git (software)
2 22 (18.49%) Selenium
3 18 (15.13%) Cucumber
4 16 (13.45%) Jenkins
4 16 (13.45%) Maven
5 13 (10.92%) TeamCity
6 12 (10.08%) WebDriver
7 11 (9.24%) Eclipse
7 11 (9.24%) Rational DOORS
8 9 (7.56%) Ant
8 9 (7.56%) JIRA
9 8 (6.72%) NetBeans
10 7 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
11 6 (5.04%) Bitbucket
11 6 (5.04%) JMeter
12 5 (4.20%) Gradle
12 5 (4.20%) Selenium IDE
13 4 (3.36%) Grunt
13 4 (3.36%) SoapUI
14 3 (2.52%) GoCD
General
1 19 (15.97%) Banking
2 13 (10.92%) Finance
3 10 (8.40%) Retail
4 6 (5.04%) Marketing
5 5 (4.20%) Back Office
5 5 (4.20%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.52%) Advertising
7 2 (1.68%) Military
8 1 (0.84%) Automotive
8 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (45.38%) Developer
2 36 (30.25%) Java Developer
3 14 (11.76%) Java Engineer
4 13 (10.92%) Software Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) Tester
6 9 (7.56%) Automation Tester
7 7 (5.88%) Polyglot Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) Architect
8 6 (5.04%) Scala Developer
9 5 (4.20%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.20%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Java Scala Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (4.20%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (4.20%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.20%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.36%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.09%) Spring
2 24 (20.17%) Web Services
3 22 (18.49%) REST
4 20 (16.81%) jQuery
5 18 (15.13%) HTML
5 18 (15.13%) XML
6 17 (14.29%) SOAP
7 16 (13.45%) CSS
8 15 (12.61%) Hibernate
9 14 (11.76%) AngularJS
10 11 (9.24%) RESTful
11 10 (8.40%) J2EE
12 9 (7.56%) JSF
12 9 (7.56%) Spring MVC
13 8 (6.72%) React
14 7 (5.88%) .NET
15 6 (5.04%) HTML5
15 6 (5.04%) IBM Integration Bus
15 6 (5.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.20%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.52%) iPad
4 2 (1.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.69%) Linux
2 19 (15.97%) Windows
3 16 (13.45%) Unix
4 8 (6.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.04%) CentOS
6 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.68%) Solaris
7 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.84%) AIX
8 1 (0.84%) Android
8 1 (0.84%) Fedora
8 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.69%) Test Automation
3 24 (20.17%) Scrum
4 20 (16.81%) BDD
5 19 (15.97%) TDD
6 18 (15.13%) DevOps
7 17 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 16 (13.45%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (12.61%) Web Development
10 14 (11.76%) Configuration Management
11 13 (10.92%) Integration Testing
11 13 (10.92%) MVC
12 12 (10.08%) Microservices
13 10 (8.40%) SOA
14 9 (7.56%) SDLC
14 9 (7.56%) Test Scripting
15 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
15 7 (5.88%) Unit Testing
16 6 (5.04%) Build Automation
16 6 (5.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 33 (27.73%) SQL
3 15 (12.61%) C++
4 12 (10.08%) C#
4 12 (10.08%) Python
5 11 (9.24%) Scala
6 9 (7.56%) MATLAB
7 8 (6.72%) C
8 7 (5.88%) PHP
8 7 (5.88%) PL/SQL
9 5 (4.20%) Perl
10 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.36%) Groovy
10 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.36%) XPath
11 2 (1.68%) F#
11 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.68%) Ruby
12 1 (0.84%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.68%) CISSP
2 2 (1.68%) CREST Certified
2 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.68%) GCIA
2 2 (1.68%) GCIH
2 2 (1.68%) ISEB
2 2 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.68%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) QA
2 7 (5.88%) Def Stans
2 7 (5.88%) MISRA
2 7 (5.88%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.40%) Docker
2 4 (3.36%) LXC
3 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.68%) Snort
4 2 (1.68%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.68%) vSphere
5 1 (0.84%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.84%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Puppet
2 2 (1.68%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (1.68%) Kibana
2 2 (1.68%) RSA enVision
2 2 (1.68%) vRealize
2 2 (1.68%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.84%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (14.29%) Oracle
2 11 (9.24%) IBM
3 8 (6.72%) Red Hat
4 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.04%) hybris
6 5 (4.20%) Pega
6 5 (4.20%) VMware
6 5 (4.20%) webMethods
7 4 (3.36%) Google
8 3 (2.52%) HP
9 2 (1.68%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.68%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.68%) Splunk
9 2 (1.68%) Zend
10 1 (0.84%) Dell
10 1 (0.84%) F5
10 1 (0.84%) Gemalto
10 1 (0.84%) Juniper
10 1 (0.84%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.84%) SAP