The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 67 70
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% 0.44% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.46% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £425 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £416
% change year-on-year -2.85% +5.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £44.00

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 799 878 832
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.23% 96.06% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 614 596
Median daily rate £388 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £269 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 29
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +105.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £95.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

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 23 April 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (25.00%) OpenLayers
4 1 (25.00%) Dropwizard
4 1 (25.00%) API Development
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) Gradle
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Leaflet
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (25.00%) GitHub
4 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) hybris

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 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Dropwizard
3 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) Leaflet
3 1 (25.00%) OpenLayers
3 1 (25.00%) Play Framework
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) API Development
4 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Clojure
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) hybris