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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 88 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 26 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.18% 1.45% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.56% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 21
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £338 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-9.94% +25.73%
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
2016 2307 2244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.47% 93.06% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1091 1316 1113
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 106 86
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.09 £41.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 8 £435 +24.28% 3
Bracknell -9 4 - - 1
Slough +3 3 £299 -40.15%
Wokingham - 3 £350 -
Maidenhead - 2 £505 - 1
Newbury +4 1 - -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (38.78%) Spring
3 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
5 15 (30.61%) SQL
6 14 (28.57%) Eclipse
7 13 (26.53%) HTML
7 13 (26.53%) Web Services
7 13 (26.53%) Scrum
8 12 (24.49%) J2EE
9 11 (22.45%) CSS
9 11 (22.45%) JBoss
9 11 (22.45%) MVC
9 11 (22.45%) Java EE
9 11 (22.45%) REST
9 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
10 10 (20.41%) Linux
10 10 (20.41%) XML
11 9 (18.37%) TDD
12 8 (16.33%) Apache
12 8 (16.33%) Oracle
13 7 (14.29%) JUnit
13 7 (14.29%) SOAP
13 7 (14.29%) Web Development
13 7 (14.29%) JIRA
14 6 (12.24%) Maven
14 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
14 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
15 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
15 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration

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 11 (22.45%) JBoss
2 8 (16.33%) Apache
3 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.20%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.08%) Alfresco
5 2 (4.08%) Liferay
6 1 (2.04%) Drupal
6 1 (2.04%) Mule
6 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.04%) DB2
3 1 (2.04%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.29%) JIRA
3 7 (14.29%) JUnit
4 6 (12.24%) Maven
5 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
5 5 (10.20%) IntelliJ
5 5 (10.20%) Subversion
6 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.08%) Gradle
7 2 (4.08%) Hamcrest
7 2 (4.08%) Mockito
7 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.08%) Toad
8 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
8 1 (2.04%) JBehave
8 1 (2.04%) Selenium
8 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) Spring
2 13 (26.53%) HTML
2 13 (26.53%) Web Services
3 12 (24.49%) J2EE
4 11 (22.45%) CSS
4 11 (22.45%) Java EE
4 11 (22.45%) REST
5 10 (20.41%) XML
6 7 (14.29%) SOAP
7 6 (12.24%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
8 5 (10.20%) JSP
8 5 (10.20%) RESTful
9 4 (8.16%) Apache Camel
9 4 (8.16%) HTML5
10 3 (6.12%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (6.12%) Apache CXF
10 3 (6.12%) CSS3
10 3 (6.12%) JSON
10 3 (6.12%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Cryptography
1 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (4.08%) User Experience
2 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.04%) Fintech
2 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Debian
5 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Scrum
3 11 (22.45%) MVC
4 9 (18.37%) TDD
5 7 (14.29%) Web Development
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.20%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.16%) Open Source
7 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.12%) SOA
8 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
8 3 (6.12%) UML
8 3 (6.12%) Use Case
9 2 (4.08%) BDD
9 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.08%) SDLC
9 2 (4.08%) User Stories
9 2 (4.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) JavaScript
3 15 (30.61%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.16%) Groovy
6 3 (6.12%) C
6 3 (6.12%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) C#
7 2 (4.08%) Scala
8 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.04%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) Python
8 1 (2.04%) Ruby
8 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 3 (6.12%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (2.04%) hybris
4 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.04%) SAP
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