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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 79 93 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 44 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.73% 1.25% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.33% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 37
Average daily rate £430 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £272 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £435 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +5.71%
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 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 38 £450 +44.00% 9
Bracknell - 2 £325 - 1
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (98.21%) Java
2 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) Spring
3 18 (32.14%) Unit Testing
4 17 (30.36%) SQL
5 16 (28.57%) Maven
5 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
7 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 13 (23.21%) RESTful
8 13 (23.21%) J2EE
8 13 (23.21%) PL/SQL
8 13 (23.21%) Web Services
8 13 (23.21%) Hibernate
9 12 (21.43%) Linux
9 12 (21.43%) Java EE
10 11 (19.64%) Degree
10 11 (19.64%) Big Data
11 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
11 10 (17.86%) Eclipse
11 10 (17.86%) Ant
11 10 (17.86%) TDD
12 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
12 9 (16.07%) JBoss
13 8 (14.29%) Riak
13 8 (14.29%) JUnit
13 8 (14.29%) Oracle
13 8 (14.29%) Scrum
13 8 (14.29%) MVC
13 8 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (16.07%) JBoss
2 2 (3.57%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) PowerExchange
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) AMQP
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
1 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) Big Data
2 8 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 8 (14.29%) Riak
3 4 (7.14%) Apache Hive
3 4 (7.14%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.36%) HBase
5 2 (3.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.79%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.79%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Maven
2 14 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (17.86%) Ant
3 10 (17.86%) Eclipse
4 8 (14.29%) JUnit
5 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
6 2 (3.57%) JIRA
6 2 (3.57%) Selenium
6 2 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.79%) Build Forge
7 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.79%) JBehave
7 1 (1.79%) JMeter
7 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.14%) Spring
2 13 (23.21%) Hibernate
2 13 (23.21%) J2EE
2 13 (23.21%) RESTful
2 13 (23.21%) Web Services
3 12 (21.43%) Java EE
4 6 (10.71%) HTML
5 4 (7.14%) REST
5 4 (7.14%) Spring MVC
5 4 (7.14%) XML
6 3 (5.36%) JSP
6 3 (5.36%) SOAP
7 2 (3.57%) Apache Flex
7 2 (3.57%) CSS
7 2 (3.57%) Dojo
7 2 (3.57%) HTML5
7 2 (3.57%) JPA
7 2 (3.57%) Spring Integration
7 2 (3.57%) Spring Web Flow
7 2 (3.57%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (32.14%) Unit Testing
3 10 (17.86%) TDD
4 8 (14.29%) MVC
4 8 (14.29%) Scrum
5 7 (12.50%) Business Continuity
5 7 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (12.50%) Document Management
5 7 (12.50%) Information Governance
5 7 (12.50%) Secure Coding
6 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.14%) SDLC
8 3 (5.36%) BDD
9 2 (3.57%) EAI
9 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.57%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Open Source
9 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
9 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.57%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (98.21%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) SQL
3 13 (23.21%) PL/SQL
4 9 (16.07%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (19.64%) Degree
4 5 (8.93%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.79%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) Adobe
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) Informatica
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