The first table below looks at the demand for Java 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 over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 31 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 127 131 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.07% 5.37% 5.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.26% 17.24% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 77 90
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £315 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
627 760 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.02% 31.15% 24.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 338 387
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
South East

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(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 +2 41 £380 -5.00% 15
Slough +14 32 £298 -35.67% 12
Bracknell +6 7 £363 -14.70% 4
Wokingham +3 5 £300 -29.41% 2
Newbury -5 3 - - 6
Maidenhead - - - - 5
Windsor - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Java 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.

1 63 (26.47%) Spring
2 57 (23.95%) .NET
3 49 (20.59%) Oracle
3 49 (20.59%) UNIX
3 49 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (19.75%) J2EE
5 44 (18.49%) Linux
6 43 (18.07%) Web Services
7 42 (17.65%) SQL
8 41 (17.23%) SOAP
8 41 (17.23%) Scrum
9 37 (15.55%) XML
9 37 (15.55%) HTML
9 37 (15.55%) E-Commerce
10 36 (15.13%) Hibernate
11 34 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 32 (13.45%) Finance
13 30 (12.61%) Telecoms
14 28 (11.76%) CSS
15 27 (11.34%) Windows
15 27 (11.34%) C++
16 26 (10.92%) SOA
17 25 (10.50%) Salesforce.com
17 25 (10.50%) TDD
18 24 (10.08%) C#
19 23 (9.66%) JUnit
19 23 (9.66%) Degree
19 23 (9.66%) RESTful
19 23 (9.66%) Open Source
20 21 (8.82%) Selenium

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Java 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (8.40%) Tomcat
2 18 (7.56%) WebSphere
3 12 (5.04%) CMS
4 11 (4.62%) WebLogic
5 7 (2.94%) Apache
5 7 (2.94%) Liferay
5 7 (2.94%) Confluence
6 6 (2.52%) Alfresco
6 6 (2.52%) ArcGIS
6 6 (2.52%) CICS
7 5 (2.10%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.10%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.68%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (1.26%) Drupal
10 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.42%) IIS
11 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.26%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.26%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.26%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.84%) Magento
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.84%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.42%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.42%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.20%) Force.com
2 7 (2.94%) SaaS
3 3 (1.26%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.84%) GitHub
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.46%) HTTP
1 13 (5.46%) DNS
2 7 (2.94%) Internet
3 6 (2.52%) SSL
3 6 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.52%) VoIP
4 5 (2.10%) DHCP
4 5 (2.10%) ISDN
4 5 (2.10%) RTP
4 5 (2.10%) Firewall
5 4 (1.68%) SSH
5 4 (1.68%) HTTPS
6 3 (1.26%) VPN
6 3 (1.26%) LDAP
6 3 (1.26%) ATM
6 3 (1.26%) FTP
7 2 (0.84%) SMTP
7 2 (0.84%) SAN
7 2 (0.84%) NAS
8 1 (0.42%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (7.98%) MySQL
2 16 (6.72%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.46%) DB2
4 12 (5.04%) Oracle Database
5 11 (4.62%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.20%) MongoDB
7 6 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.10%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.68%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.68%) Triplestore
10 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.84%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.84%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (9.66%) JUnit
2 21 (8.82%) Eclipse
2 21 (8.82%) Selenium
3 18 (7.56%) Subversion
4 16 (6.72%) Maven
4 16 (6.72%) JIRA
5 13 (5.46%) Git (software)
6 12 (5.04%) Ant
6 12 (5.04%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.36%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.52%) Hudson
8 6 (2.52%) JBehave
8 6 (2.52%) Gradle
9 5 (2.10%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.10%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.68%) JMeter
10 4 (1.68%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.68%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.26%) Zephyr
11 3 (1.26%) JProfiler
General
1 32 (13.45%) Finance
2 30 (12.61%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.72%) Retail
4 11 (4.62%) Banking
5 10 (4.20%) Marketing
6 8 (3.36%) Electronics
6 8 (3.36%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.68%) Publishing
8 3 (1.26%) Automotive
9 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
10 1 (0.42%) Military
10 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 127 (53.36%) Developer
2 77 (32.35%) Java Developer
3 33 (13.87%) Analyst
4 16 (6.72%) Architect
5 15 (6.30%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.46%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.20%) Senior Developer
8 8 (3.36%) Consultant
8 8 (3.36%) Test Analyst
8 8 (3.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 8 (3.36%) Agile Business Analyst
9 7 (2.94%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 7 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
10 6 (2.52%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (2.52%) Administrator
10 6 (2.52%) Designer
11 5 (2.10%) Technical Business Analyst
11 5 (2.10%) Agile Java Developer
11 5 (2.10%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (26.47%) Spring
2 57 (23.95%) .NET
3 47 (19.75%) J2EE
4 43 (18.07%) Web Services
5 41 (17.23%) SOAP
6 37 (15.55%) XML
6 37 (15.55%) HTML
7 36 (15.13%) Hibernate
8 28 (11.76%) CSS
9 23 (9.66%) RESTful
10 16 (6.72%) Ajax
11 15 (6.30%) jQuery
12 14 (5.88%) Struts
13 12 (5.04%) Middleware
14 11 (4.62%) JSP
15 10 (4.20%) JSON
15 10 (4.20%) Spring MVC
16 9 (3.78%) JDBC
16 9 (3.78%) Visualforce
17 8 (3.36%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.66%) Open Source
2 10 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.78%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.78%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.36%) Data Integration
5 7 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.94%) DTV
5 7 (2.94%) GIS
6 6 (2.52%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.52%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.10%) Physics
7 5 (2.10%) Statistics
8 4 (1.68%) Ontologies
8 4 (1.68%) W3C
8 4 (1.68%) Life Science
8 4 (1.68%) iPhone
8 4 (1.68%) Semantic Web
9 3 (1.26%) Social Media
9 3 (1.26%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.59%) UNIX
2 44 (18.49%) Linux
3 27 (11.34%) Windows
4 12 (5.04%) Android
4 12 (5.04%) Solaris
4 12 (5.04%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.10%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.68%) AIX
9 2 (0.84%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.42%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.23%) Scrum
3 37 (15.55%) E-Commerce
4 26 (10.92%) SOA
5 25 (10.50%) TDD
6 21 (8.82%) CRM
6 21 (8.82%) OO
6 21 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (7.98%) Unit Testing
8 18 (7.56%) MVC
9 16 (6.72%) Migration
10 15 (6.30%) B2C
10 15 (6.30%) Analytics
11 12 (5.04%) TOGAF
12 11 (4.62%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.20%) ETL
13 10 (4.20%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.20%) Time Management
13 10 (4.20%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (3.78%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 42 (17.65%) SQL
2 34 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 27 (11.34%) C++
4 24 (10.08%) C#
5 20 (8.40%) Python
6 19 (7.98%) Shell Script
7 15 (6.30%) Perl
8 13 (5.46%) Groovy
9 11 (4.62%) Scala
10 10 (4.20%) Apex Code
10 10 (4.20%) VB
11 9 (3.78%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.36%) Ruby
13 6 (2.52%) JCL
13 6 (2.52%) COBOL
14 5 (2.10%) C
14 5 (2.10%) PHP
15 4 (1.68%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.68%) SPARQL
15 4 (1.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (9.66%) Degree
2 12 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.78%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.78%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.78%) CCNA
3 9 (3.78%) ISEB
4 6 (2.52%) MCSE
4 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.10%) CCVP
5 5 (2.10%) MCTS
6 4 (1.68%) JNCIA
6 4 (1.68%) RHCE
6 4 (1.68%) PMP
6 4 (1.68%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.84%) CISSP
8 1 (0.42%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.40%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.52%) NFS
1 6 (2.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Xen
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.26%) nmon
3 2 (0.84%) Nagios
3 2 (0.84%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) YUM
Vendors
1 49 (20.59%) Oracle
2 25 (10.50%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (5.88%) Siebel
4 13 (5.46%) Cisco
4 13 (5.46%) SAP
5 11 (4.62%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.20%) hybris
7 9 (3.78%) IBM
8 8 (3.36%) Google
9 7 (2.94%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.52%) Sun
10 6 (2.52%) ESRI
10 6 (2.52%) RedPrairie
11 5 (2.10%) Redknee
11 5 (2.10%) JBoss
11 5 (2.10%) Citrix
11 5 (2.10%) JDA
12 4 (1.68%) Juniper
12 4 (1.68%) HP
12 4 (1.68%) Sencha
Reading, Berkshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £370 - £400 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280.00 - £310.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
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