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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 100 88 101
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 30 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 1.37% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.52% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 14
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£375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £251 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.26% -3.84%
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
2466 2427 2319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.36% 90.12% 91.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1308 1239 921
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 141
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.60 £13.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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 -11 12 £400 +6.66% 8
Bracknell +4 5 £425 +21.42%
Newbury -3 4 £381 +8.92% 2
Maidenhead 0 2 £238 -13.63% 3
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 60 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (50.00%) TDD
3 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (33.33%) J2EE
5 19 (31.67%) HTML
6 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 16 (26.67%) Spring
7 15 (25.00%) jQuery
7 15 (25.00%) CSS
8 13 (21.67%) Oracle
9 12 (20.00%) JUnit
9 12 (20.00%) SOAP
9 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 11 (18.33%) Finance
10 11 (18.33%) Struts
10 11 (18.33%) Linux
10 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
10 11 (18.33%) Maven
11 10 (16.67%) Web Services
11 10 (16.67%) UNIX
11 10 (16.67%) SOA
12 9 (15.00%) Eclipse
12 9 (15.00%) Subversion
13 8 (13.33%) MVC
13 8 (13.33%) JSP
13 8 (13.33%) Ant
14 7 (11.67%) SQL
14 7 (11.67%) Apache
14 7 (11.67%) REST
14 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 11 (18.33%) Tomcat
2 7 (11.67%) Apache
3 6 (10.00%) JBoss
4 5 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.33%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.67%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.67%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.67%) Mule
7 1 (1.67%) Liferay
7 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (20.00%) JUnit
2 11 (18.33%) Maven
3 9 (15.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (15.00%) Subversion
4 8 (13.33%) Ant
5 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (3.33%) JIRA
7 2 (3.33%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.67%) Gradle
8 1 (1.67%) Mockito
8 1 (1.67%) Hudson
8 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
General
1 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (18.33%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Electronics
3 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.33%) J2EE
2 19 (31.67%) HTML
3 16 (26.67%) Spring
4 15 (25.00%) jQuery
4 15 (25.00%) CSS
5 12 (20.00%) SOAP
6 11 (18.33%) Struts
7 10 (16.67%) Web Services
8 8 (13.33%) JSP
9 7 (11.67%) REST
9 7 (11.67%) Java EE
10 5 (8.33%) XML
10 5 (8.33%) Hibernate
10 5 (8.33%) RESTful
10 5 (8.33%) Struts2
11 4 (6.67%) JSF
11 4 (6.67%) Apache CXF
11 4 (6.67%) Apache Camel
12 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
13 2 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Open Source
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) DTV
4 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Linux
2 10 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Solaris
3 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) TDD
2 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.67%) SOA
4 8 (13.33%) MVC
5 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.67%) Pair Programming
7 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 4 (6.67%) OO
8 3 (5.00%) OOP
8 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.33%) System Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.33%) Mobile Development
9 2 (3.33%) Coaching
10 1 (1.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (11.67%) SQL
4 3 (5.00%) Python
4 3 (5.00%) Ruby
5 2 (3.33%) Groovy
6 1 (1.67%) VB
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) C++
6 1 (1.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Talend
3 5 (8.33%) Adobe
4 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) Axway
5 2 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) GigaSpaces
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