The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 67 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 42 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.12% 0.94% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.03% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 13
Median daily rate £375 £430 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +35.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.25 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.37% +14.66%
Java Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1841 2340 2485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.75% 91.98% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 1216 1304
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 147 63
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Berkshire region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 18 £450 - 6
Slough +19 10 £314 +3.37%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Berkshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
3 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (39.71%) Spring
4 27 (39.71%) HTML
5 21 (30.88%) XML
5 21 (30.88%) TDD
6 19 (27.94%) CSS
6 19 (27.94%) Tomcat
7 18 (26.47%) Jenkins
8 17 (25.00%) Maven
9 15 (22.06%) Scrum
9 15 (22.06%) J2EE
10 14 (20.59%) Eclipse
10 14 (20.59%) Open Source
11 13 (19.12%) REST
11 13 (19.12%) Oracle
11 13 (19.12%) MVC
12 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
12 12 (17.65%) Subversion
12 12 (17.65%) JUnit
12 12 (17.65%) Web Services
12 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
12 12 (17.65%) Scala
12 12 (17.65%) Groovy
13 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (16.18%) JIRA
14 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (14.71%) Gradle
14 10 (14.71%) Linux

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (27.94%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.29%) Apache
3 6 (8.82%) JBoss
4 5 (7.35%) Alfresco
4 5 (7.35%) Liferay
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (2.94%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.47%) CMS
8 1 (1.47%) ColdFusion
8 1 (1.47%) Drupal
8 1 (1.47%) Mule
8 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.24%) GitHub
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) ICMP
2 2 (2.94%) PuTTY
2 2 (2.94%) SSH
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.47%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.35%) GIS
3 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.94%) MySQL
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.47%) DB2
6 1 (1.47%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Jenkins
2 17 (25.00%) Maven
3 14 (20.59%) Eclipse
4 12 (17.65%) JUnit
4 12 (17.65%) Subversion
5 11 (16.18%) JIRA
6 10 (14.71%) Gradle
7 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
8 8 (11.76%) IntelliJ
9 5 (7.35%) TeamCity
10 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.94%) Ant
11 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.94%) JMeter
11 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.94%) Toad
12 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
12 1 (1.47%) Bitbucket
12 1 (1.47%) JBehave
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Games
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.71%) HTML
1 27 (39.71%) Spring
2 21 (30.88%) XML
3 19 (27.94%) CSS
4 15 (22.06%) J2EE
5 13 (19.12%) REST
6 12 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 12 (17.65%) Web Services
7 10 (14.71%) Java EE
8 8 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 8 (11.76%) Servlets
8 8 (11.76%) Velocity
9 7 (10.29%) SOAP
10 6 (8.82%) JPA
10 6 (8.82%) RESTful
11 5 (7.35%) EJB
11 5 (7.35%) JSR 168
11 5 (7.35%) Spring MVC
11 5 (7.35%) Struts
11 5 (7.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.94%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.47%) Fintech
4 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Online Games
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Unix
3 5 (7.35%) Solaris
4 3 (4.41%) Debian
4 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
4 3 (4.41%) Windows
4 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.65%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) TDD
3 15 (22.06%) Scrum
4 14 (20.59%) Open Source
5 13 (19.12%) MVC
6 11 (16.18%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
8 9 (13.24%) Pair Programming
8 9 (13.24%) Web Application Development
8 9 (13.24%) Web Development
9 8 (11.76%) Extreme Programming
9 8 (11.76%) Functional Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Microservices
10 7 (10.29%) Quality Management
11 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
11 5 (7.35%) SOA
12 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.88%) UML
12 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
12 4 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (45.59%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.65%) Groovy
3 12 (17.65%) Scala
4 9 (13.24%) SQL
5 7 (10.29%) Python
6 4 (5.88%) C++
7 3 (4.41%) C
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.94%) C#
8 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Ansible
1 2 (2.94%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Oracle
2 5 (7.35%) GigaSpaces
3 3 (4.41%) IBM
4 2 (2.94%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) Alterian
5 1 (1.47%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.47%) SAP