The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 26 23 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing Java 148 181 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.87% 6.46% 4.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.87% 23.66% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 104 77
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £254 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £125.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Java
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
620 765 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.57% 27.32% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 472 373
Median daily rate £400 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +110.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Java
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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 +5 65 £448 +11.87% 24
Newbury +18 22 £355 -5.33% 6
Bracknell -12 17 £550 +33.33% 9
Slough +7 6 £338 +35.00% 3
Maidenhead -1 6 £450 +12.50% 2
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 114 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (33.45%) SQL
3 75 (25.60%) Oracle
4 71 (24.23%) Web Services
5 65 (22.18%) JavaScript
6 62 (21.16%) Linux
7 49 (16.72%) Python
8 48 (16.38%) XML
8 48 (16.38%) Security Cleared
9 45 (15.36%) DevOps
10 44 (15.02%) Spring
10 44 (15.02%) J2EE
11 42 (14.33%) SC Cleared
12 41 (13.99%) PL/SQL
12 41 (13.99%) Windows
13 39 (13.31%) Telecoms
14 37 (12.63%) REST
15 36 (12.29%) HTML
15 36 (12.29%) RESTful
16 35 (11.95%) Maven
17 34 (11.60%) CSS
18 32 (10.92%) E-Commerce
18 32 (10.92%) Jenkins
19 31 (10.58%) SOAP
20 30 (10.24%) Migration
21 29 (9.90%) C#
22 28 (9.56%) .NET
22 28 (9.56%) JBoss
22 28 (9.56%) Scrum
22 28 (9.56%) Bash Shell

Java
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 28 (9.56%) JBoss
2 18 (6.14%) Node.js
3 17 (5.80%) CMS
3 17 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (5.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 13 (4.44%) IIS
5 13 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.44%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.07%) Apache
6 9 (3.07%) Confluence
6 9 (3.07%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.05%) Drupal
7 6 (2.05%) Joomla!
7 6 (2.05%) WordPress
8 4 (1.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.02%) GeoServer
9 3 (1.02%) nginx
9 3 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.71%) Oracle BPM
1 5 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.68%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.73%) OpenShift
3 3 (1.02%) Boomi
3 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.68%) Force.com
4 2 (0.68%) GitHub
4 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.34%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.34%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) Scribe Online
5 1 (0.34%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.80%) HTTP
2 12 (4.10%) DNS
3 9 (3.07%) Internet
4 8 (2.73%) LDAP
5 7 (2.39%) SSL
6 6 (2.05%) Network Security
7 5 (1.71%) Kerberos
7 5 (1.71%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.37%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.02%) Firewall
9 3 (1.02%) FTP
9 3 (1.02%) SSH
10 2 (0.68%) VPN
10 2 (0.68%) Wireless
11 1 (0.34%) 3G
11 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.34%) DMZ
11 1 (0.34%) IPsec
11 1 (0.34%) LAN
11 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.87%) Big Data
2 22 (7.51%) Oracle Database
3 15 (5.12%) Relational Database
4 14 (4.78%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.44%) MySQL
5 13 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.75%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.73%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.73%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.73%) Riak
9 7 (2.39%) Data Mining
9 7 (2.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.39%) Oracle9i Database
10 6 (2.05%) GIS
10 6 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.71%) Datazen
12 4 (1.37%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 35 (11.95%) Maven
2 32 (10.92%) Jenkins
3 23 (7.85%) Selenium
4 21 (7.17%) Git (software)
5 19 (6.48%) Eclipse
5 19 (6.48%) JUnit
6 16 (5.46%) Ant
7 15 (5.12%) Cucumber
7 15 (5.12%) SoapUI
8 13 (4.44%) JIRA
9 12 (4.10%) Subversion
9 12 (4.10%) Visual Studio
10 11 (3.75%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (2.39%) Hudson
11 7 (2.39%) TeamCity
12 6 (2.05%) TestNG
13 5 (1.71%) Fiddler
13 5 (1.71%) JMeter
14 4 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 39 (13.31%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.83%) Retail
3 16 (5.46%) Finance
4 7 (2.39%) Marketing
5 5 (1.71%) Electronics
6 4 (1.37%) German Language
7 2 (0.68%) Billing
7 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 125 (42.66%) Developer
2 69 (23.55%) Java Developer
3 41 (13.99%) Architect
4 25 (8.53%) Support Engineer
5 24 (8.19%) Senior Developer
6 23 (7.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 22 (7.51%) Consultant
8 14 (4.78%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (4.44%) Hybris Architect
9 13 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (4.44%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 12 (4.10%) Analyst
10 12 (4.10%) Test Analyst
11 11 (3.75%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 9 (3.07%) Linux Developer
12 9 (3.07%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (3.07%) Talend Developer
13 8 (2.73%) Java Architect
13 8 (2.73%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (24.23%) Web Services
2 48 (16.38%) XML
3 44 (15.02%) J2EE
3 44 (15.02%) Spring
4 37 (12.63%) REST
5 36 (12.29%) HTML
5 36 (12.29%) RESTful
6 34 (11.60%) CSS
7 31 (10.58%) SOAP
8 28 (9.56%) .NET
9 27 (9.22%) Hibernate
10 21 (7.17%) Java EE
10 21 (7.17%) JSP
11 14 (4.78%) Middleware
12 13 (4.44%) ASP.NET
12 13 (4.44%) EJB
12 13 (4.44%) ELK Stack
12 13 (4.44%) Sensu
13 12 (4.10%) Ajax
14 11 (3.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.78%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.73%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.05%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.05%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.71%) Cryptography
6 5 (1.71%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.71%) PKI
6 5 (1.71%) Replication
7 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.02%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.02%) W3C
9 2 (0.68%) iPad
10 1 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.34%) Social Media
10 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (21.16%) Linux
2 41 (13.99%) Windows
3 24 (8.19%) Unix
4 19 (6.48%) CentOS
4 19 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (4.44%) Solaris
5 13 (4.44%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.73%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.02%) AIX
8 1 (0.34%) Android
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) HPUX
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.34%) SUSE
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (15.36%) DevOps
3 32 (10.92%) E-Commerce
4 30 (10.24%) Migration
5 28 (9.56%) Scrum
6 27 (9.22%) Software Engineering
7 26 (8.87%) MVC
8 24 (8.19%) TDD
9 22 (7.51%) Unit Testing
10 19 (6.48%) ETL
11 16 (5.46%) BDD
11 16 (5.46%) Configuration Management
11 16 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (5.46%) Data Migration
11 16 (5.46%) Test Automation
12 14 (4.78%) Change Management
13 13 (4.44%) Data Modelling
13 13 (4.44%) Open Source
13 13 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
13 13 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 98 (33.45%) SQL
2 65 (22.18%) JavaScript
3 49 (16.72%) Python
4 41 (13.99%) PL/SQL
5 29 (9.90%) C#
6 28 (9.56%) Bash Shell
7 24 (8.19%) Ruby
8 21 (7.17%) C++
9 16 (5.46%) PHP
9 16 (5.46%) Shell Script
10 15 (5.12%) C
11 11 (3.75%) T-SQL
12 10 (3.41%) VB
12 10 (3.41%) VB.NET
13 9 (3.07%) Perl
14 8 (2.73%) PowerShell
15 6 (2.05%) R
15 6 (2.05%) Scala
16 5 (1.71%) VB6
17 4 (1.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 48 (16.38%) Security Cleared
2 42 (14.33%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.83%) Degree
4 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.71%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.37%) GIAC
6 4 (1.37%) ISEB
7 3 (1.02%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.02%) MCITP
7 3 (1.02%) MCSD
7 3 (1.02%) MCSE
7 3 (1.02%) MCTS
7 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.68%) CEH
8 2 (0.68%) CISA
8 2 (0.68%) CISM
8 2 (0.68%) CISSP
8 2 (0.68%) CRISC
8 2 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.46%) SLA
2 10 (3.41%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 13 (4.44%) Docker
2 10 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.39%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.37%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) KVM
6 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (7.85%) Ansible
2 22 (7.51%) Puppet
3 15 (5.12%) Graphite
4 13 (4.44%) logstash
4 13 (4.44%) Terraform
5 10 (3.41%) Kubernetes
6 6 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.02%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (1.02%) Nagios
7 3 (1.02%) nmon
7 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (0.68%) Kibana
8 2 (0.68%) Mesos
8 2 (0.68%) Nessus
8 2 (0.68%) Rsyslog
9 1 (0.34%) Netcool
9 1 (0.34%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.34%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 75 (25.60%) Oracle
2 28 (9.56%) hybris
3 18 (6.14%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.80%) VMware
5 13 (4.44%) SAP
6 11 (3.75%) ATG
6 11 (3.75%) Talend
7 8 (2.73%) Ab Initio
7 8 (2.73%) BMC
7 8 (2.73%) HP
7 8 (2.73%) IBM
7 8 (2.73%) Remedy
8 7 (2.39%) Fujitsu
9 6 (2.05%) Informatica
10 4 (1.37%) Endeca
10 4 (1.37%) FatWire
10 4 (1.37%) Google
10 4 (1.37%) Percussion
11 3 (1.02%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
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