The table below looks at the statistics for Java SE skills 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 SE over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Platform, Standard Edition (Java SE, JSE)
Rank 117 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Java SE 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.080% - 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% - 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £294
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £263
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
Java SE
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
546 578 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.94% 22.58% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 290 235
Average daily rate £363 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

Java SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java SE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Java SE
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java SE across the Berkshire region.

Java SE Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Java SE
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java SE across the Berkshire region.

Java SE Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Java SE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) Java EE
3 2 (50.00%) hybris
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Ant
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) FreeBSD
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) ILOG
4 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (25.00%) Nagios

Java SE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Java SE also 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 that cited Java SE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) PegaRULES
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (25.00%) Trac
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) JRules Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) JRules
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) AWK
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) hybris
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) ILOG