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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 75 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 44 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.77% 0.63% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 0.69% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 16
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£350 £358 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% -2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £287 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
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
2270 2335 2691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.20% 91.21% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1016 1011
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 91 82
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +27 16 £363 +6.61% 5
Slough - 13 £296 - 5
Bracknell +4 1 - -
Newbury 0 1 £375 - 6
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 76 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (56.58%) Spring
3 28 (36.84%) Hibernate
4 22 (28.95%) TDD
5 21 (27.63%) Linux
6 18 (23.68%) Web Services
6 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
6 18 (23.68%) J2EE
7 17 (22.37%) SQL
7 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (21.05%) UNIX
9 14 (18.42%) HTML
9 14 (18.42%) Eclipse
9 14 (18.42%) RESTful
9 14 (18.42%) Open Source
10 13 (17.11%) Groovy
10 13 (17.11%) Scrum
11 12 (15.79%) XML
11 12 (15.79%) CSS
11 12 (15.79%) Scala
12 11 (14.47%) MongoDB
12 11 (14.47%) MySQL
12 11 (14.47%) SOA
12 11 (14.47%) Maven
13 10 (13.16%) Pair Programming
13 10 (13.16%) OO
13 10 (13.16%) Tomcat
13 10 (13.16%) SOAP
14 9 (11.84%) MVC
15 8 (10.53%) Oracle

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (13.16%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.26%) Liferay
2 4 (5.26%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.63%) CMS
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.63%) Apache
3 2 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.32%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.32%) Mule
4 1 (1.32%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Retail-J
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
1 2 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.32%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) HTTP
2 3 (3.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) MongoDB
1 11 (14.47%) MySQL
2 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.63%) DB2
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Voldemort
6 1 (1.32%) BigTable
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.32%) Redis
6 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (18.42%) Eclipse
2 11 (14.47%) Maven
3 8 (10.53%) JUnit
4 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.89%) Subversion
6 5 (6.58%) Hudson
7 4 (5.26%) Mercurial
7 4 (5.26%) Gradle
7 4 (5.26%) JIRA
7 4 (5.26%) Selenium
8 3 (3.95%) Ant
8 3 (3.95%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.95%) Eclipse RCP
8 3 (3.95%) JBehave
9 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.63%) Mockito
10 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.32%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (1.32%) jMock
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Banking
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Automotive
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) German Language
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (56.58%) Spring
2 28 (36.84%) Hibernate
3 18 (23.68%) Web Services
3 18 (23.68%) J2EE
4 14 (18.42%) HTML
4 14 (18.42%) RESTful
5 12 (15.79%) XML
5 12 (15.79%) CSS
6 10 (13.16%) SOAP
7 6 (7.89%) Java EE
7 6 (7.89%) Struts
8 5 (6.58%) JMS
9 4 (5.26%) jQuery
9 4 (5.26%) Django
9 4 (5.26%) XSLT
9 4 (5.26%) JDBC
10 3 (3.95%) JSP
10 3 (3.95%) Servlets
10 3 (3.95%) .NET
10 3 (3.95%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Open Source
2 5 (6.58%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.26%) Physics
4 2 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) DTV
5 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.32%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Linux
2 16 (21.05%) UNIX
3 5 (6.58%) Windows
3 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
3 5 (6.58%) Android
4 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.63%) AIX
5 2 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) TDD
2 17 (22.37%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (17.11%) Scrum
4 11 (14.47%) SOA
5 10 (13.16%) Pair Programming
5 10 (13.16%) OO
6 9 (11.84%) MVC
7 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (6.58%) OOP
9 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.26%) BDD
11 3 (3.95%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (3.95%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.95%) Multithreading
12 2 (2.63%) Revenue Management
12 2 (2.63%) User Stories
12 2 (2.63%) Functional Testing
12 2 (2.63%) Extreme Programming
13 1 (1.32%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 17 (22.37%) SQL
4 13 (17.11%) Groovy
5 12 (15.79%) Scala
6 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.26%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.32%) PHP
8 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.32%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Oracle
2 4 (5.26%) JBoss
3 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.95%) Green Hills
4 2 (2.63%) hybris
4 2 (2.63%) GigaSpaces
4 2 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (1.32%) SAP
5 1 (1.32%) Apple
5 1 (1.32%) Google
5 1 (1.32%) Alterian
5 1 (1.32%) Akamai
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