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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 102 78 81
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 24 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.91% 1.98% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 2.17% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 22
Average daily rate
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£317 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £298 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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
2359 2349 2242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.05% 91.15% 91.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1261 1179 903
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 85 133
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +6 9 £313 -16.66% 5
Slough +1 9 £317 -15.60%
Maidenhead -1 1 - - 1
Bracknell -6 1 - - 1
Newbury - - - - 9
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 66 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (53.03%) Spring
3 25 (37.88%) TDD
4 24 (36.36%) J2EE
5 22 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
7 16 (24.24%) HTML
7 16 (24.24%) Linux
8 15 (22.73%) XML
8 15 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (21.21%) Scala
9 14 (21.21%) SQL
9 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
10 13 (19.70%) Web Services
10 13 (19.70%) UNIX
11 12 (18.18%) SOA
11 12 (18.18%) Eclipse
11 12 (18.18%) Scrum
11 12 (18.18%) Pair Programming
11 12 (18.18%) Open Source
12 11 (16.67%) SOAP
12 11 (16.67%) Struts
12 11 (16.67%) CSS
13 10 (15.15%) MySQL
13 10 (15.15%) OO
13 10 (15.15%) Apache
13 10 (15.15%) Groovy
14 9 (13.64%) Oracle
14 9 (13.64%) REST

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
2 10 (15.15%) Apache
3 5 (7.58%) Liferay
4 4 (6.06%) JBoss
4 4 (6.06%) Alfresco
5 2 (3.03%) CMS
5 2 (3.03%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.52%) Mule
6 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.52%) WordPress
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.52%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) MySQL
2 7 (10.61%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.52%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 7 (10.61%) Maven
2 7 (10.61%) Subversion
2 7 (10.61%) JUnit
3 5 (7.58%) IntelliJ
3 5 (7.58%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.55%) JIRA
4 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 3 (4.55%) Gradle
4 3 (4.55%) Hudson
5 2 (3.03%) Ant
6 1 (1.52%) JBehave
6 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.52%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.52%) Selenium
6 1 (1.52%) jMock
6 1 (1.52%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (1.52%) Mockito
6 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (53.03%) Spring
2 24 (36.36%) J2EE
3 22 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 16 (24.24%) HTML
5 15 (22.73%) XML
6 13 (19.70%) Web Services
7 11 (16.67%) SOAP
7 11 (16.67%) Struts
7 11 (16.67%) CSS
8 9 (13.64%) REST
9 8 (12.12%) JSP
9 8 (12.12%) RESTful
10 6 (9.09%) Apache Camel
10 6 (9.09%) Servlets
10 6 (9.09%) jQuery
11 5 (7.58%) Spring Security
11 5 (7.58%) JMS
11 5 (7.58%) XSLT
12 4 (6.06%) Java EE
13 3 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Open Source
2 5 (7.58%) Mathematics
2 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.06%) Physics
4 1 (1.52%) iPhone
4 1 (1.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 13 (19.70%) UNIX
3 4 (6.06%) Windows
4 3 (4.55%) Android
4 3 (4.55%) Solaris
4 3 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.88%) TDD
3 15 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (18.18%) SOA
4 12 (18.18%) Scrum
4 12 (18.18%) Pair Programming
5 10 (15.15%) OO
6 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.12%) MVC
7 6 (9.09%) OOP
8 5 (7.58%) BDD
8 5 (7.58%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.55%) Kanban
9 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Functional Testing
9 3 (4.55%) DevOps
10 2 (3.03%) Coaching
10 2 (3.03%) User Stories
10 2 (3.03%) Web Application Development
10 2 (3.03%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (25.76%) JavaScript
3 14 (21.21%) Scala
3 14 (21.21%) SQL
4 10 (15.15%) Groovy
5 3 (4.55%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.52%) XPath
6 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (4.55%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (1.52%) Alterian
3 1 (1.52%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.52%) SAP
3 1 (1.52%) IBM
3 1 (1.52%) Apple
3 1 (1.52%) Demandware
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