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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 84 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 29 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.29% 1.52% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.64% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 24
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £330 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £458 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £42.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +23.52%
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
2063 2380 2353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.49% 92.64% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1074 1343 1166
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 111 71
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +11 12 £435 +24.28% 4
Bracknell -5 5 £550 +46.66%
Newbury -3 3 £400 - 2
Wokingham - 3 £350 -
Slough +5 2 £316 -36.80% 1
Maidenhead - 1 £505 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.74%) Spring
4 18 (33.33%) Web Services
5 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 16 (29.63%) SQL
5 16 (29.63%) Scrum
6 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
7 14 (25.93%) MVC
8 12 (22.22%) JBoss
9 11 (20.37%) J2EE
9 11 (20.37%) Eclipse
9 11 (20.37%) REST
9 11 (20.37%) RESTful
10 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
10 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
11 9 (16.67%) Oracle
11 9 (16.67%) HTML
11 9 (16.67%) Linux
11 9 (16.67%) Java EE
12 8 (14.81%) Hibernate
12 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
12 8 (14.81%) XML
12 8 (14.81%) CSS
12 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
13 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
13 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
13 7 (12.96%) Apache
13 7 (12.96%) Maven
13 7 (12.96%) TDD

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 12 (22.22%) JBoss
2 7 (12.96%) Apache
3 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.85%) Confluence
5 1 (1.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.85%) Liferay
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) GitHub
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) GIS
3 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Jenkins
2 11 (20.37%) Eclipse
3 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.96%) JIRA
4 7 (12.96%) Maven
5 5 (9.26%) JUnit
5 5 (9.26%) Subversion
6 4 (7.41%) Cucumber
6 4 (7.41%) Hudson
7 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 2 (3.70%) Hamcrest
8 2 (3.70%) Mockito
8 2 (3.70%) Selenium
8 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.70%) Toad
9 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
9 1 (1.85%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.85%) JMeter
9 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Electronics
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) Spring
2 18 (33.33%) Web Services
3 11 (20.37%) J2EE
3 11 (20.37%) REST
3 11 (20.37%) RESTful
4 10 (18.52%) AngularJS
5 9 (16.67%) HTML
5 9 (16.67%) Java EE
6 8 (14.81%) CSS
6 8 (14.81%) Hibernate
6 8 (14.81%) XML
7 6 (11.11%) JSP
7 6 (11.11%) SOAP
8 5 (9.26%) Spring MVC
9 3 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (5.56%) Apache Camel
9 3 (5.56%) Apache CXF
9 3 (5.56%) JSON
9 3 (5.56%) Spring Boot
10 2 (3.70%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
1 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
1 2 (3.70%) User Experience
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) Fintech
2 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Unix
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.85%) Debian
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
4 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) Scrum
3 14 (25.93%) MVC
4 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (12.96%) TDD
6 6 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (7.41%) BDD
7 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.41%) Open Source
7 4 (7.41%) Pair Programming
8 3 (5.56%) DevOps
8 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.56%) SDLC
8 3 (5.56%) SOA
8 3 (5.56%) UML
8 3 (5.56%) Use Case
8 3 (5.56%) User Stories
9 2 (3.70%) Software Delivery
9 2 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.63%) SQL
3 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.56%) C
4 3 (5.56%) C++
4 3 (5.56%) Groovy
5 2 (3.70%) C#
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) Scala
6 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.85%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (1.85%) hybris
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
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