Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 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
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 15 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 83 163 241
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 10.34% 9.09% 11.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.48% 21.82% 26.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 109 165
Median daily rate £450 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £350 £386 £372
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
South West median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £61.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -28.86% -
10th Percentile £39.00 £40.63 £58.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.88 £64.75
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £46.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +8.70% -1.08% +5.68%

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 339 747 895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 42.22% 41.64% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 524 651
Median daily rate £450 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +12.18%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 23
Median hourly rate £45.25 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.47% -5.56% +41.73%
10th Percentile £30.18 £17.50 £35.85
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.63 £63.80
Median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +16.13%

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 5 March 2021.

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

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Java in Bristol over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Java in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 38 (45.78%) Security Cleared
2 36 (43.37%) SC Cleared
3 35 (42.17%) Software Engineering
4 34 (40.96%) Linux
5 29 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (33.73%) C++
7 26 (31.33%) Docker
8 24 (28.92%) C#
9 23 (27.71%) Azure
10 22 (26.51%) Web Services
11 19 (22.89%) Spring
11 19 (22.89%) .NET
12 18 (21.69%) DevOps
13 17 (20.48%) Kubernetes
14 16 (19.28%) CORBA
14 16 (19.28%) NetBeans
15 15 (18.07%) Python
16 13 (15.66%) AngularJS
16 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
16 13 (15.66%) AWS
17 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
17 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
17 12 (14.46%) Public Sector
18 11 (13.25%) React
18 11 (13.25%) Microservices
19 10 (12.05%) Test Automation
20 9 (10.84%) OpenShift
20 9 (10.84%) HTML
21 8 (9.64%) Finance
22 7 (8.43%) Spring Boot

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 4 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.61%) Mule
3 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.41%) Confluence
3 2 (2.41%) FileNet
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.20%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.20%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (27.71%) Azure
2 13 (15.66%) AWS
3 9 (10.84%) OpenShift
4 6 (7.23%) PaaS
5 4 (4.82%) GCP
6 3 (3.61%) Firebase
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon Cognito
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.41%) Serverless
7 2 (2.41%) TestFlight
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (1.20%) GitHub
8 1 (1.20%) SaaS
8 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) HTTP
2 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.41%) SNMP
4 1 (1.20%) Broadband
4 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.20%) Big Data
3 1 (1.20%) BigQuery
3 1 (1.20%) GIS
3 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.20%) HBase
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) NetBeans
2 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
3 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.23%) GitLab
5 5 (6.02%) JIRA
5 5 (6.02%) JUnit
5 5 (6.02%) Maven
5 5 (6.02%) SonarQube
6 4 (4.82%) Bitbucket
6 4 (4.82%) Subversion
7 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
7 3 (3.61%) Cypress.io
7 3 (3.61%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (3.61%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.41%) Ant
8 2 (2.41%) fastlane
8 2 (2.41%) Selenium
8 2 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.20%) Postman
9 1 (1.20%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (14.46%) Public Sector
2 8 (9.64%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.23%) Marketing
3 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.82%) Electronics
4 4 (4.82%) Law
4 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.61%) Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Military
6 1 (1.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Developer
2 29 (34.94%) Software Engineer
3 23 (27.71%) Java Engineer
3 23 (27.71%) Java Software Engineer
4 21 (25.30%) Java Developer
5 11 (13.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 9 (10.84%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Architect
7 5 (6.02%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Java Architect
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Consultant
10 2 (2.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.51%) Web Services
2 19 (22.89%) .NET
2 19 (22.89%) Spring
3 16 (19.28%) CORBA
4 13 (15.66%) AngularJS
5 11 (13.25%) React
6 9 (10.84%) HTML
7 7 (8.43%) Spring Boot
8 6 (7.23%) CSS
8 6 (7.23%) SOAP
9 5 (6.02%) Node.js
10 4 (4.82%) Hibernate
10 4 (4.82%) HTML5
10 4 (4.82%) REST
10 4 (4.82%) RESTful
11 3 (3.61%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (3.61%) J2EE
11 3 (3.61%) JSON
11 3 (3.61%) Middleware
11 3 (3.61%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing Technology
4 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.20%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.20%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.96%) Linux
2 6 (7.23%) Unix
3 4 (4.82%) Android
3 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Windows
4 3 (3.61%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.41%) CentOS
6 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) Software Engineering
2 29 (34.94%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.69%) DevOps
4 11 (13.25%) Microservices
5 10 (12.05%) Test Automation
6 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.02%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (6.02%) Scrum
8 4 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.82%) Dashboard Development
8 4 (4.82%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (4.82%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Automation
8 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (4.82%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.82%) TDD
9 3 (3.61%) Mobile Development
9 3 (3.61%) SOA
9 3 (3.61%) UML
9 3 (3.61%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) C++
2 24 (28.92%) C#
3 15 (18.07%) Python
4 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.23%) SQL
6 5 (6.02%) Ruby
7 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.41%) C
8 2 (2.41%) Go
8 2 (2.41%) Groovy
8 2 (2.41%) Kotlin
8 2 (2.41%) Scala
8 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.20%) ES6
9 1 (1.20%) Java 8
9 1 (1.20%) Perl
9 1 (1.20%) R
9 1 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (45.78%) Security Cleared
2 36 (43.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.20%) HNC
5 1 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (31.33%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) HDFS
2 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (20.48%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.02%) Ansible
3 2 (2.41%) Grafana
3 2 (2.41%) Kibana
3 2 (2.41%) Terraform
4 1 (1.20%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.20%) logstash
4 1 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.20%) Prometheus
4 1 (1.20%) Puppet
4 1 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (6.02%) Red Hat
1 5 (6.02%) SAP
2 3 (3.61%) Apple
2 3 (3.61%) MuleSoft
2 3 (3.61%) Splunk
3 2 (2.41%) Avaloq
3 2 (2.41%) Google
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe
4 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.20%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.20%) hybris
4 1 (1.20%) IBM
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.20%) WSO2
4 1 (1.20%) Xamarin