The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of GigaSpaces products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited GigaSpaces over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within GigaSpaces.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GigaSpaces
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing GigaSpaces 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.079% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1271 1253 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.03% 48.17% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 603 384
Average daily rate £375 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.53% +11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £212 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 63 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £28.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

GigaSpaces
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing GigaSpaces across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

GigaSpaces Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

GigaSpaces
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing GigaSpaces across the Berkshire region.

GigaSpaces Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GigaSpaces also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GigaSpaces.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Alfresco
1 3 (100.00%) Liferay
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) GitHub
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) Velocity
2 2 (66.67%) JSR 168
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT

GigaSpaces
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing GigaSpaces also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited GigaSpaces. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Alfresco
1 3 (100.00%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Velocity
2 2 (66.67%) JSR 168
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) XHTML
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Groovy
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree