Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 17 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 187 161 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 9.83% 8.81% 6.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.82% 20.69% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 119 77
Bristol median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £375 £297 £313
90th Percentile £575 £538 £503
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Bristol median hourly rate £36.75 - £42.50
10th Percentile £17.93 - £33.40
90th Percentile £55.38 - £51.65
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £43.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year - +2.38% +5.00%

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 785 778 645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.27% 42.58% 37.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 523 421
Bristol median daily rate £430 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £306 £278 £269
90th Percentile £575 £517 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 17
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £40.38 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.02% -1.52% +7.89%
10th Percentile £34.63 £29.63 £12.68
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.88 £51.65
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +2.38%

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 19 July 2019.

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 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Java in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 99 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (39.04%) Web Services
3 72 (38.50%) JavaScript
4 62 (33.16%) Spring
5 53 (28.34%) Git (software)
6 48 (25.67%) Jenkins
7 46 (24.60%) Scrum
8 40 (21.39%) Finance
8 40 (21.39%) REST
9 39 (20.86%) Linux
10 34 (18.18%) RESTful
10 34 (18.18%) Software Engineering
11 33 (17.65%) Hibernate
11 33 (17.65%) CSS
11 33 (17.65%) DevOps
12 32 (17.11%) TDD
12 32 (17.11%) Maven
13 31 (16.58%) Test Automation
13 31 (16.58%) HTML
13 31 (16.58%) Microservices
14 30 (16.04%) SC Cleared
14 30 (16.04%) Security Cleared
15 29 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
16 28 (14.97%) XML
17 27 (14.44%) OO
17 27 (14.44%) Spring MVC
17 27 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
17 27 (14.44%) Java 8
18 26 (13.90%) JIRA
18 26 (13.90%) Python

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 15 (8.02%) Confluence
2 13 (6.95%) JBoss
3 11 (5.88%) Apache
4 10 (5.35%) Apache Spark
5 8 (4.28%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.21%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.67%) Jetty
7 5 (2.67%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.60%) WildFly
9 2 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (1.07%) Anypoint
9 2 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.07%) Mule
9 2 (1.07%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.53%) Liferay
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.14%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.07%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.07%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.07%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (1.07%) Serverless
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon Alexa
4 1 (0.53%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.53%) Boomi
4 1 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 10 (5.35%) Ethernet
3 7 (3.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.16%) NoSQL
2 17 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 14 (7.49%) Big Data
4 12 (6.42%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.35%) HBase
6 9 (4.81%) DB2
7 8 (4.28%) Apache Hive
7 8 (4.28%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.14%) MySQL
8 4 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.14%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.07%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.07%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.07%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.53%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.53%) Impala
11 1 (0.53%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (28.34%) Git (software)
2 48 (25.67%) Jenkins
3 32 (17.11%) Maven
4 26 (13.90%) JIRA
5 25 (13.37%) Eclipse
6 20 (10.70%) NetBeans
7 18 (9.63%) Selenium
8 13 (6.95%) Cucumber
8 13 (6.95%) JUnit
8 13 (6.95%) TeamCity
9 10 (5.35%) Bitbucket Server
9 10 (5.35%) SonarQube
9 10 (5.35%) Visual Studio
10 9 (4.81%) IntelliJ
10 9 (4.81%) WebDriver
11 8 (4.28%) Ant
11 8 (4.28%) Artifactory
11 8 (4.28%) Gerrit
12 7 (3.74%) Subversion
13 6 (3.21%) JMeter
General
1 40 (21.39%) Finance
2 25 (13.37%) Banking
3 10 (5.35%) Aerospace
3 10 (5.35%) Military
4 5 (2.67%) Electronics
4 5 (2.67%) Marketing
4 5 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.14%) Legal
5 4 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.07%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (61.50%) Developer
2 76 (40.64%) Java Developer
3 16 (8.56%) Software Engineer
4 15 (8.02%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (7.49%) Java Engineer
6 13 (6.95%) Scala Developer
7 12 (6.42%) C++ Software Engineer
7 12 (6.42%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (5.88%) AWS DevOps
8 11 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
8 11 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (5.35%) Tester
10 9 (4.81%) Agile Developer
10 9 (4.81%) Automation Tester
10 9 (4.81%) AWS Developer
10 9 (4.81%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 9 (4.81%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (3.74%) Backend Developer
11 7 (3.74%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.21%) Hadoop Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (39.04%) Web Services
2 62 (33.16%) Spring
3 40 (21.39%) REST
4 34 (18.18%) RESTful
5 33 (17.65%) CSS
5 33 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 31 (16.58%) HTML
7 28 (14.97%) XML
8 27 (14.44%) Spring MVC
9 25 (13.37%) Spring Boot
10 23 (12.30%) SOAP
11 22 (11.76%) jQuery
12 20 (10.70%) .NET
12 20 (10.70%) HTML5
13 17 (9.09%) JMS
14 16 (8.56%) Node.js
15 15 (8.02%) J2EE
15 15 (8.02%) JSP
16 14 (7.49%) Java EE
16 14 (7.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.07%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.07%) PKI
4 2 (1.07%) Robotics
4 2 (1.07%) User Experience
5 1 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.53%) Digital TV
5 1 (0.53%) IPTV
5 1 (0.53%) Media Streaming
5 1 (0.53%) MPEG
5 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.53%) STB
5 1 (0.53%) Tandem
5 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.86%) Linux
2 10 (5.35%) Windows
3 9 (4.81%) Unix
4 2 (1.07%) Android
4 2 (1.07%) VMS
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.60%) Scrum
3 34 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 33 (17.65%) DevOps
5 32 (17.11%) TDD
6 31 (16.58%) Microservices
6 31 (16.58%) Test Automation
7 27 (14.44%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (14.44%) OO
8 24 (12.83%) MVC
9 22 (11.76%) SOA
10 19 (10.16%) BDD
11 15 (8.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 15 (8.02%) Software Delivery
12 12 (6.42%) Kanban
12 12 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (6.42%) Web Development
13 11 (5.88%) Configuration Management
14 10 (5.35%) Integration Testing
14 10 (5.35%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 72 (38.50%) JavaScript
2 27 (14.44%) Java 8
3 26 (13.90%) Python
4 25 (13.37%) C#
5 24 (12.83%) C++
6 22 (11.76%) Scala
7 19 (10.16%) SQL
8 12 (6.42%) Ruby
9 9 (4.81%) GLSL
9 9 (4.81%) HLSL
10 7 (3.74%) PHP
11 6 (3.21%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.67%) C
13 3 (1.60%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.60%) Perl
13 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.07%) JPQL
14 2 (1.07%) Kotlin
14 2 (1.07%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (16.04%) SC Cleared
1 30 (16.04%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.88%) Degree
3 9 (4.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) QA
2 4 (2.14%) PSD2
3 3 (1.60%) IFRS
4 2 (1.07%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (9.63%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 13 (6.95%) Ansible
2 8 (4.28%) Puppet
2 8 (4.28%) Terraform
3 7 (3.74%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.14%) MOM
6 3 (1.60%) Kibana
7 2 (1.07%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.07%) Ganglia
7 2 (1.07%) Nagios
8 1 (0.53%) Packer
8 1 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (8.56%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.02%) Oracle
3 8 (4.28%) Google
4 5 (2.67%) SAP
5 4 (2.14%) Hortonworks
5 4 (2.14%) IBM
6 2 (1.07%) Adobe
6 2 (1.07%) Apple
6 2 (1.07%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.53%) ATG
7 1 (0.53%) Dell
7 1 (0.53%) Demandware
7 1 (0.53%) hybris
7 1 (0.53%) Informatica
7 1 (0.53%) Pega
7 1 (0.53%) Perforce
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.53%) Splunk
7 1 (0.53%) VMware
7 1 (0.53%) webMethods