Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Java Developer
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 96 102
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.58% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Bristol median daily rate £425 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +31.03% -12.12%
10th Percentile £413 £430 £319
90th Percentile £488 £520 £416
South West median daily rate £438 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Contract vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 1,802 1,483 1,584
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 94.94% 96.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,190 1,016 1,155
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £225 £226 £246
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 79 85
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £24.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +32.43% +12.12%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.55 £12.20
90th Percentile £57.88 £49.05 £45.10
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -11.29% +55.00%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Bristol

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Bristol

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Microservices
4 4 (36.36%) Spring Boot
4 4 (36.36%) Apex Code
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) J2EE
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) SOAP
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 3 (27.27%) REST
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Maven
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
6 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) Liferay
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) JMS
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (18.18%) User Experience

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
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 2 (18.18%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Spring Boot
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (27.27%) REST
2 3 (27.27%) SOAP
3 2 (18.18%) JMS
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Vaadin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Microservices
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) DevOps
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Apex Code
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Salesforce.com