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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 97 93 89
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 31 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.25% 1.40% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.51% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 35
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.60 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +8.28%
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
2321 2647 2538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.33% 92.62% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1221 1379 1283
Median daily rate £400 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 95
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -4 18 £425 +6.25% 7
Newbury +10 5 £240 -37.04% 3
Slough +11 3 £125 -44.44% 2
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 69 (98.57%) Java
2 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.71%) Spring
3 25 (35.71%) SQL
4 24 (34.29%) Web Services
5 21 (30.00%) RESTful
6 20 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
7 19 (27.14%) Maven
8 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
8 18 (25.71%) Unit Testing
9 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
10 16 (22.86%) PL/SQL
10 16 (22.86%) Hibernate
11 14 (20.00%) HTML
11 14 (20.00%) TDD
12 13 (18.57%) Java EE
12 13 (18.57%) JBoss
12 13 (18.57%) Scrum
13 12 (17.14%) Eclipse
13 12 (17.14%) Linux
13 12 (17.14%) NoSQL
14 11 (15.71%) Big Data
15 10 (14.29%) Ant
15 10 (14.29%) MVC
16 9 (12.86%) Degree
16 9 (12.86%) REST
16 9 (12.86%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (11.43%) Riak
17 8 (11.43%) Computer Science

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 13 (18.57%) JBoss
2 2 (2.86%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.86%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) NoSQL
2 11 (15.71%) Big Data
3 9 (12.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (11.43%) Riak
5 4 (5.71%) Apache Hive
5 4 (5.71%) Hadoop
5 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.29%) HBase
6 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.43%) GIS
8 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.43%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 19 (27.14%) Maven
3 12 (17.14%) Eclipse
4 10 (14.29%) Ant
5 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.00%) JUnit
6 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.71%) Hudson
7 4 (5.71%) Selenium
7 4 (5.71%) Subversion
8 3 (4.29%) JIRA
9 2 (2.86%) Apache Ivy
9 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.86%) JMeter
10 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.43%) Build Forge
10 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) Spring
2 24 (34.29%) Web Services
3 21 (30.00%) RESTful
4 16 (22.86%) Hibernate
5 14 (20.00%) HTML
6 13 (18.57%) Java EE
7 9 (12.86%) REST
8 8 (11.43%) J2EE
9 7 (10.00%) CSS
10 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.57%) Spring MVC
11 5 (7.14%) SOAP
11 5 (7.14%) XML
12 4 (5.71%) Gherkin
13 3 (4.29%) JSON
14 2 (2.86%) Apache Flex
14 2 (2.86%) Dojo
14 2 (2.86%) JPA
14 2 (2.86%) Spring Web Flow
14 2 (2.86%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Linux
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (41.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.71%) Unit Testing
3 14 (20.00%) TDD
4 13 (18.57%) Scrum
5 10 (14.29%) MVC
6 7 (10.00%) BDD
6 7 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 7 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (10.00%) Document Management
6 7 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 7 (10.00%) Secure Coding
7 6 (8.57%) Waterfall
8 5 (7.14%) SDLC
9 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.71%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.29%) Kanban
10 3 (4.29%) Open Source
10 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (98.57%) Java
2 25 (35.71%) SQL
3 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
4 16 (22.86%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.29%) Ruby
6 2 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) Degree
4 5 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (4.29%) VMware
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.43%) BMC
4 1 (1.43%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) Remedy
4 1 (1.43%) SmartCo
4 1 (1.43%) Talend
Slough, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago