The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 91 79 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 35 45 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.35% 1.86% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.52% 2.04% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 11
Average daily rate
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£356 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £269 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £409 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £353 £373
% change year-on-year
+13.47% -5.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.73% -2.85%
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
2306 2209 2316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.14% 91.24% 91.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1335 1105 1029
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 72 89
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 15 £350 -6.66% 7
Bracknell +4 10 £375 - 2
Slough -5 4 £500 +69.06%
Newbury -9 2 - - 1
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (43.33%) Oracle
4 22 (36.67%) J2EE
5 21 (35.00%) Spring
5 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (31.67%) MVC
6 19 (31.67%) HTML
7 18 (30.00%) jQuery
8 17 (28.33%) CSS
9 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
10 13 (21.67%) TDD
11 12 (20.00%) Spring MVC
12 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
12 11 (18.33%) Web Services
13 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
13 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
14 9 (15.00%) Java EE
14 9 (15.00%) Scrum
14 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
15 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (13.33%) EJB
15 8 (13.33%) SQL
15 8 (13.33%) Degree
15 8 (13.33%) JPA
15 8 (13.33%) TeamCity
15 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
16 7 (11.67%) User Stories
16 7 (11.67%) Jenkins

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.67%) WebLogic
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle Spatial
2 6 (10.00%) Apache
3 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) Commerce Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.67%) Wireless
2 1 (1.67%) LTE
2 1 (1.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) DB2
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.33%) TeamCity
3 7 (11.67%) Maven
3 7 (11.67%) Eclipse
3 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.00%) Subversion
5 5 (8.33%) Ant
6 4 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (5.00%) JUnit
8 1 (1.67%) jMock
8 1 (1.67%) SonarQube
8 1 (1.67%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.67%) Mockito
General
1 9 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) J2EE
2 21 (35.00%) Spring
3 19 (31.67%) HTML
4 18 (30.00%) jQuery
5 17 (28.33%) CSS
6 15 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 12 (20.00%) Spring MVC
8 11 (18.33%) Web Services
9 10 (16.67%) AngularJS
10 9 (15.00%) Java EE
11 8 (13.33%) JPA
11 8 (13.33%) EJB
12 7 (11.67%) JSP
13 6 (10.00%) SOAP
13 6 (10.00%) REST
14 5 (8.33%) WebCenter
14 5 (8.33%) JSTL
15 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (6.67%) XML
16 3 (5.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (11.67%) GIS
4 4 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Linux
2 5 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) MVC
3 13 (21.67%) TDD
4 9 (15.00%) Scrum
5 7 (11.67%) User Stories
6 6 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.33%) Android Development
8 4 (6.67%) Low Latency
8 4 (6.67%) SOA
8 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.67%) BDD
9 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.33%) Kanban
10 1 (1.67%) Test Automation
10 1 (1.67%) Open Source
10 1 (1.67%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.33%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) Python
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.67%) C#
5 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) VirtualBox
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) IBM
3 4 (6.67%) Adobe
3 4 (6.67%) Talend
4 2 (3.33%) VMware