The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank 129 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing J2SE 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.070% 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £475 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £448 £380
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +17.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 -
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
541 552 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.83% 22.52% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 211 264
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 71 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
J2SE
South East

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

J2SE
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2SE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
Newbury - - - -
J2SE
South East

J2SE
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing J2SE 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 J2SE.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading

J2SE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing J2SE 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 J2SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Java EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript