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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 76 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 44 20 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.81% 0.79% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 0.86% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 23
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£350 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £289 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £445 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
2216 2325 2781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.04% 91.39% 88.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1122 1040 1011
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 81 83
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 20 £380 +8.57% 3
Slough +9 12 £303 -32.61% 2
Bracknell 0 1 - - 1
Newbury -2 1 £375 - 5
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 71 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (56.34%) Spring
3 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (39.44%) Hibernate
5 23 (32.39%) Linux
6 21 (29.58%) TDD
7 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
8 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (22.54%) SQL
9 16 (22.54%) J2EE
9 16 (22.54%) Scala
10 15 (21.13%) Open Source
10 15 (21.13%) UNIX
10 15 (21.13%) HTML
10 15 (21.13%) XML
11 14 (19.72%) Eclipse
11 14 (19.72%) Scrum
11 14 (19.72%) RESTful
12 13 (18.31%) Pair Programming
12 13 (18.31%) Groovy
12 13 (18.31%) Web Services
12 13 (18.31%) CSS
13 11 (15.49%) MySQL
13 11 (15.49%) SOAP
13 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
13 11 (15.49%) SOA
13 11 (15.49%) Maven
14 10 (14.08%) Tomcat
14 10 (14.08%) MVC
14 10 (14.08%) OO

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 10 (14.08%) Tomcat
2 5 (7.04%) Alfresco
2 5 (7.04%) Liferay
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
4 2 (2.82%) Mule
4 2 (2.82%) CMS
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) WordPress
5 1 (1.41%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) GitHub
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) MySQL
2 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.82%) DB2
6 2 (2.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.41%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.41%) Redis
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.41%) Voldemort
7 1 (1.41%) BigTable
7 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Eclipse
2 11 (15.49%) Maven
3 8 (11.27%) JUnit
4 7 (9.86%) Subversion
4 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.86%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.04%) Hudson
5 5 (7.04%) Gradle
5 5 (7.04%) IntelliJ
5 5 (7.04%) JIRA
6 4 (5.63%) Selenium
6 4 (5.63%) Mercurial
7 3 (4.23%) JBehave
7 3 (4.23%) Ant
7 3 (4.23%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.82%) Mockito
9 1 (1.41%) Hamcrest
9 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.41%) jMock
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Electronics
3 2 (2.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (56.34%) Spring
2 28 (39.44%) Hibernate
3 16 (22.54%) J2EE
4 15 (21.13%) HTML
4 15 (21.13%) XML
5 14 (19.72%) RESTful
6 13 (18.31%) CSS
6 13 (18.31%) Web Services
7 11 (15.49%) SOAP
8 7 (9.86%) Struts
9 5 (7.04%) XSLT
9 5 (7.04%) JMS
9 5 (7.04%) Java EE
9 5 (7.04%) jQuery
10 4 (5.63%) REST
10 4 (5.63%) Django
10 4 (5.63%) Velocity
10 4 (5.63%) JSR 168
10 4 (5.63%) Ajax
10 4 (5.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Open Source
2 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.63%) Physics
4 2 (2.82%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Linux
2 15 (21.13%) UNIX
3 6 (8.45%) Windows
4 5 (7.04%) Android
4 5 (7.04%) Apple iOS
5 3 (4.23%) Solaris
5 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) TDD
3 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (19.72%) Scrum
5 13 (18.31%) Pair Programming
6 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
6 11 (15.49%) SOA
7 10 (14.08%) OO
7 10 (14.08%) MVC
8 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.45%) BDD
10 5 (7.04%) OOP
11 3 (4.23%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (4.23%) Extreme Programming
11 3 (4.23%) Functional Testing
11 3 (4.23%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.23%) Kanban
11 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
11 3 (4.23%) DevOps
12 2 (2.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
3 16 (22.54%) SQL
3 16 (22.54%) Scala
4 13 (18.31%) Groovy
5 4 (5.63%) Python
6 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.41%) XPath
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Oracle
2 4 (5.63%) JBoss
3 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.23%) Green Hills
3 3 (4.23%) GigaSpaces
4 2 (2.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) Apple
5 1 (1.41%) Alterian
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) hybris
5 1 (1.41%) Akamai
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