The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2SE over the 3 months to 27 April 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - 127 115
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.074% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.38% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £444 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.85% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
625 525 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 22.11% 19.29% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 316 221
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 71
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

J2SE
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2SE across the Berkshire region.

J2SE Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire