The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Software Engineer
Rank 122 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% 0.038% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.040% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £415 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £43.13 -
% change year-on-year
+10.14% -
Java Software Engineer
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
2306 2473 2441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.75% 93.43% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1227 1226 1219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 63 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £33.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Java Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Software Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Java Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Java Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Java Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Java Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Java Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -12 1 £415 - 2
Java Software Engineer
South East

Java Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) JAXB
3 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) JNI
3 2 (50.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (50.00%) SWT
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (25.00%) Docker

Java Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) JAXB
1 2 (50.00%) JAX-WS
1 2 (50.00%) JNI
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Struts
1 2 (50.00%) SWT
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle