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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 95 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 42 40 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.43% 1.43% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.59% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 19
Average daily rate
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£315 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £255 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £475 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.71%
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
2610 2519 2109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.84% 89.74% 91.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1295 835
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 112 136
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £34.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Slough +2 9 £307 -18.13%
Reading -14 9 £375 - 7
Bracknell +12 5 £425 -15.00% 1
Newbury -5 3 £388 +14.81% 5
Maidenhead +5 2 £238 -36.66% 1
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 67 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (56.72%) TDD
3 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (37.31%) J2EE
5 20 (29.85%) HTML
5 20 (29.85%) Spring
6 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
7 17 (25.37%) CSS
8 16 (23.88%) jQuery
9 15 (22.39%) Oracle
9 15 (22.39%) Tomcat
9 15 (22.39%) SOAP
10 14 (20.90%) JUnit
11 13 (19.40%) UNIX
12 12 (17.91%) Linux
12 12 (17.91%) Struts
12 12 (17.91%) Apache
12 12 (17.91%) SQL
12 12 (17.91%) Finance
12 12 (17.91%) REST
13 11 (16.42%) Eclipse
13 11 (16.42%) JSP
14 10 (14.93%) Maven
15 9 (13.43%) Web Services
15 9 (13.43%) SOA
15 9 (13.43%) Apache Camel
16 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
16 8 (11.94%) Open Source
16 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (10.45%) Java EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (22.39%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.91%) Apache
3 7 (10.45%) JBoss
4 4 (5.97%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.99%) MQSeries
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.49%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.49%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.49%) Mule
7 1 (1.49%) Liferay
7 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) MySQL
2 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.97%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) JUnit
2 11 (16.42%) Eclipse
3 10 (14.93%) Maven
4 7 (10.45%) Ant
4 7 (10.45%) Subversion
5 6 (8.96%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.99%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.99%) JIRA
6 2 (2.99%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.49%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.49%) Mockito
7 1 (1.49%) Hudson
7 1 (1.49%) Gradle
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Electronics
3 3 (4.48%) Marketing
3 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
5 1 (1.49%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) J2EE
2 20 (29.85%) Spring
2 20 (29.85%) HTML
3 17 (25.37%) CSS
4 16 (23.88%) jQuery
5 15 (22.39%) SOAP
6 12 (17.91%) Struts
6 12 (17.91%) REST
7 11 (16.42%) JSP
8 9 (13.43%) Web Services
8 9 (13.43%) Apache Camel
9 7 (10.45%) Java EE
10 6 (8.96%) XML
11 5 (7.46%) JSON
11 5 (7.46%) Hibernate
11 5 (7.46%) RESTful
11 5 (7.46%) Struts2
12 4 (5.97%) Spring Security
12 4 (5.97%) Apache CXF
12 4 (5.97%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Open Source
2 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) DTV
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.40%) UNIX
2 12 (17.91%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Android
3 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.49%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) TDD
2 36 (53.73%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.43%) SOA
4 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.96%) Pair Programming
6 6 (8.96%) MVC
6 6 (8.96%) OO
7 5 (7.46%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.46%) OOP
7 5 (7.46%) Scrum
8 3 (4.48%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.48%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.99%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.99%) System Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.99%) Coaching
9 2 (2.99%) BDD
10 1 (1.49%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (26.87%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.91%) SQL
4 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.48%) Python
4 3 (4.48%) Ruby
4 3 (4.48%) Groovy
5 2 (2.99%) Scala
6 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Shibboleth
1 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle
2 5 (7.46%) Adobe
3 3 (4.48%) SAP
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Axway
4 2 (2.99%) Talend
5 1 (1.49%) GigaSpaces
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