The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 89 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 40 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.40% 1.02% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.11% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 23
Average daily rate £350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £286 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Java Developer
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 25 £375 +3.44% 4
Maidenhead - 4 £275 -
Newbury - 2 £338 -
Wokingham - 2 £600 - 1
Bracknell - 1 £500 -
Slough - - - - 2
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 91 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (61.54%) Spring
3 30 (32.97%) Hibernate
3 30 (32.97%) SQL
4 27 (29.67%) Web Services
5 25 (27.47%) J2EE
5 25 (27.47%) JavaScript
6 24 (26.37%) Oracle
7 19 (20.88%) HTML
7 19 (20.88%) Linux
8 18 (19.78%) jQuery
9 15 (16.48%) Struts
10 14 (15.38%) CSS
11 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (14.29%) TDD
12 12 (13.19%) Scrum
12 12 (13.19%) Finance
12 12 (13.19%) XML
12 12 (13.19%) UNIX
12 12 (13.19%) Tomcat
12 12 (13.19%) SOA
12 12 (13.19%) Eclipse
13 10 (10.99%) MVC
13 10 (10.99%) Java EE
14 9 (9.89%) Maven
14 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
14 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
14 9 (9.89%) Struts2
15 8 (8.79%) RESTful
15 8 (8.79%) WebSphere

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (13.19%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.79%) WebSphere
2 8 (8.79%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.49%) Alfresco
4 4 (4.40%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.20%) Mule
5 2 (2.20%) Liferay
5 2 (2.20%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
6 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Internet
1 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.79%) MySQL
2 6 (6.59%) MongoDB
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.49%) Pentaho
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.20%) Redis
6 2 (2.20%) Voldemort
6 2 (2.20%) BigTable
6 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.10%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Eclipse
2 9 (9.89%) Maven
3 7 (7.69%) JUnit
4 6 (6.59%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.49%) Subversion
6 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.20%) Hudson
7 2 (2.20%) Apache Continuum
7 2 (2.20%) Ant
8 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.10%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (1.10%) JIRA
8 1 (1.10%) Sahi
8 1 (1.10%) JBehave
8 1 (1.10%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.10%) Mockito
8 1 (1.10%) Hamcrest
8 1 (1.10%) Selenium
8 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Banking
5 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.20%) Automotive
7 1 (1.10%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (61.54%) Spring
2 30 (32.97%) Hibernate
3 27 (29.67%) Web Services
4 25 (27.47%) J2EE
5 19 (20.88%) HTML
6 18 (19.78%) jQuery
7 15 (16.48%) Struts
8 14 (15.38%) CSS
9 12 (13.19%) XML
10 10 (10.99%) Java EE
11 9 (9.89%) Struts2
12 8 (8.79%) RESTful
13 7 (7.69%) SOAP
14 6 (6.59%) JSON
14 6 (6.59%) JMS
14 6 (6.59%) JSP
15 5 (5.49%) Gherkin
16 4 (4.40%) Ajax
16 4 (4.40%) WSDL
16 4 (4.40%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.20%) GIS
3 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.10%) PKI
3 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.10%) Wiki
3 1 (1.10%) RIA
3 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.88%) Linux
2 12 (13.19%) UNIX
3 7 (7.69%) Windows
4 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (14.29%) TDD
2 12 (13.19%) Scrum
2 12 (13.19%) SOA
3 10 (10.99%) MVC
4 9 (9.89%) Unit Testing
5 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 6 (6.59%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (5.49%) OO
7 5 (5.49%) ETL
7 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.40%) E-business
8 4 (4.40%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.40%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.40%) UML
9 3 (3.30%) Migration
9 3 (3.30%) BDD
10 2 (2.20%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (32.97%) SQL
3 25 (27.47%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.59%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.30%) C
6 3 (3.30%) Python
7 2 (2.20%) Scala
7 2 (2.20%) C#
7 2 (2.20%) C++
8 1 (1.10%) Perl
8 1 (1.10%) PHP
8 1 (1.10%) Fortran
8 1 (1.10%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) BC Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Degree
4 1 (1.10%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 24 (26.37%) Oracle
2 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.30%) Business Objects
3 3 (3.30%) IBM
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.30%) hybris
4 2 (2.20%) Google
4 2 (2.20%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.10%) JBoss
5 1 (1.10%) Sun
5 1 (1.10%) Intel
5 1 (1.10%) Mercator
5 1 (1.10%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.10%) Talend
5 1 (1.10%) Akamai
Slough, Berkshire
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