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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 66 84 97
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 41 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.05% 1.68% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 1.83% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 22
Median daily rate £425 £430 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +37.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £318 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £479 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.88 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.89% +27.43%

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
1874 2356 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.51% 92.21% 93.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1260 1284
Median daily rate £419 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 93 73
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +1 28 £525 +13.51% 8
Newbury +3 4 £303 +49.38% 3
Bracknell +3 2 - -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 79 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
3 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (34.18%) HTML
5 26 (32.91%) TDD
6 25 (31.65%) Spring
7 23 (29.11%) Tomcat
8 22 (27.85%) Maven
9 20 (25.32%) CSS
10 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
10 19 (24.05%) Jenkins
11 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
12 17 (21.52%) Open Source
13 16 (20.25%) Linux
13 16 (20.25%) Oracle
13 16 (20.25%) JUnit
14 15 (18.99%) SC Cleared
15 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (17.72%) Docker
15 14 (17.72%) XML
15 14 (17.72%) Python
16 13 (16.46%) Unix
16 13 (16.46%) Java EE
16 13 (16.46%) Hibernate
16 13 (16.46%) Scrum
16 13 (16.46%) Scala
16 13 (16.46%) REST
17 12 (15.19%) Groovy
17 12 (15.19%) DevOps
17 12 (15.19%) AngularJS

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 23 (29.11%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.33%) Apache
2 5 (6.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.06%) Alfresco
3 4 (5.06%) Liferay
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Spatial
4 3 (3.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.80%) JBoss
4 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.27%) CMS
6 1 (1.27%) ColdFusion
6 1 (1.27%) Confluence
6 1 (1.27%) Drupal
6 1 (1.27%) Mule
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.13%) GitHub
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) HTTP
2 9 (11.39%) ICMP
2 9 (11.39%) SSH
2 9 (11.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) Hadoop
1 11 (13.92%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.06%) GIS
2 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.80%) Big Data
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.53%) DB2
4 2 (2.53%) HBase
4 2 (2.53%) Impala
4 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.53%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.27%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 22 (27.85%) Maven
2 19 (24.05%) Jenkins
3 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
4 16 (20.25%) JUnit
5 11 (13.92%) Eclipse
6 10 (12.66%) Gradle
6 10 (12.66%) JIRA
7 9 (11.39%) Subversion
8 8 (10.13%) IntelliJ
9 5 (6.33%) TeamCity
10 3 (3.80%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.80%) Selenium
11 2 (2.53%) Ant
11 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.53%) JMeter
11 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.27%) Checkstyle
12 1 (1.27%) Jasmine
12 1 (1.27%) NUnit
12 1 (1.27%) XDoclet
General
1 1 (1.27%) Finance
1 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.27%) Retail
1 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.18%) HTML
2 25 (31.65%) Spring
3 20 (25.32%) CSS
4 14 (17.72%) XML
5 13 (16.46%) Hibernate
5 13 (16.46%) Java EE
5 13 (16.46%) REST
6 12 (15.19%) AngularJS
6 12 (15.19%) J2EE
7 11 (13.92%) Web Services
8 7 (8.86%) Servlets
8 7 (8.86%) Velocity
9 6 (7.59%) EJB
9 6 (7.59%) HTML5
9 6 (7.59%) JSF
9 6 (7.59%) Middleware
9 6 (7.59%) SOAP
10 5 (6.33%) jQuery
10 5 (6.33%) Spring MVC
10 5 (6.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Unix
3 10 (12.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (11.39%) CentOS
4 9 (11.39%) Debian
4 9 (11.39%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.06%) Solaris
6 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.91%) TDD
3 17 (21.52%) Open Source
4 13 (16.46%) Scrum
5 12 (15.19%) DevOps
6 11 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (11.39%) E-Commerce
7 9 (11.39%) Microservices
7 9 (11.39%) MVC
7 9 (11.39%) Prototyping
7 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
7 9 (11.39%) Web Application Development
8 8 (10.13%) Pair Programming
9 7 (8.86%) Extreme Programming
9 7 (8.86%) Functional Testing
9 7 (8.86%) SOA
9 7 (8.86%) Waterfall
10 6 (7.59%) BDD
10 6 (7.59%) Quality Management
10 6 (7.59%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (45.57%) JavaScript
3 14 (17.72%) Python
4 13 (16.46%) Scala
5 12 (15.19%) Groovy
5 12 (15.19%) SQL
6 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
7 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.27%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Security Cleared
2 15 (18.99%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (17.72%) Docker
2 2 (2.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Ansible
1 9 (11.39%) SELinux
2 2 (2.53%) Oozie
3 1 (1.27%) Kibana
3 1 (1.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle
2 4 (5.06%) GigaSpaces
3 3 (3.80%) Adobe
4 2 (2.53%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.53%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.27%) Alterian
5 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
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