Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 100 108
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.17% 0.27% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Bristol median daily rate £488 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £424 £371 £396
90th Percentile £561 £466 £458
South West median daily rate £431 £388 £413
% change year-on-year +11.29% -6.06% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £55.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1640 1765 1711
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.40% 96.40% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 1246 1245
Bristol median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £237
90th Percentile £525 £538 £526
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 75 74
Bristol median hourly rate £27.75 £32.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.62% +85.71% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.45 £11.72
90th Percentile £46.60 £47.85 £42.20
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +10.29% +61.90% +8.75%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Bristol over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) hybris
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Leaflet
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) API Development
3 1 (33.33%) OpenLayers
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Gradle
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Leaflet
2 1 (33.33%) OpenLayers
2 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) API Development
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) hybris
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle