The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 22 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 146 123 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.71% 4.89% 5.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.36% 19.87% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 66 78
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£408 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £246 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £508 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
625 619 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.42% 24.60% 31.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 295 343
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 17
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
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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 +7 60 £375 -2.59% 36
Bracknell +4 18 £408 +12.41% 3
Newbury +7 11 £475 - 18
Slough -14 10 £488 +63.86% 7
Maidenhead - 2 £263 - 8
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

1 111 (33.94%) Oracle
2 101 (30.89%) JavaScript
3 96 (29.36%) HTML
4 85 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (24.46%) SQL
6 70 (21.41%) UNIX
7 68 (20.80%) Linux
8 64 (19.57%) CSS
9 59 (18.04%) XML
10 54 (16.51%) J2EE
11 53 (16.21%) WebSphere
12 51 (15.60%) Python
13 44 (13.46%) Web Services
14 43 (13.15%) TDD
15 42 (12.84%) IBM
16 41 (12.54%) SOA
17 40 (12.23%) C++
17 40 (12.23%) Git (software)
18 39 (11.93%) jQuery
18 39 (11.93%) Spring
18 39 (11.93%) SOAP
19 38 (11.62%) Apache
19 38 (11.62%) Scrum
20 35 (10.70%) Telecoms
20 35 (10.70%) E-Commerce
21 33 (10.09%) C#
21 33 (10.09%) MVC
21 33 (10.09%) Relational Database
22 32 (9.79%) Retail
23 30 (9.17%) Subversion

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 53 (16.21%) WebSphere
2 38 (11.62%) Apache
3 28 (8.56%) WebLogic
4 17 (5.20%) Commerce Server
5 14 (4.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (3.98%) JBoss
6 13 (3.98%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.98%) Oracle Spatial
7 12 (3.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 11 (3.36%) Node.js
9 8 (2.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (2.45%) MQSeries
10 7 (2.14%) IBM HTTP Server
11 6 (1.83%) CMS
12 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.22%) IIS
12 4 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.92%) nginx
14 2 (0.61%) Confluence
14 2 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.22%) MS Office
4 2 (0.61%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (1.22%) BusinessWare
1 4 (1.22%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.92%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.61%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.61%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.31%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle BRM
4 1 (0.31%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.14%) SaaS
2 6 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.22%) GitHub
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.61%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.20%) HTTP
2 11 (3.36%) SSL
2 11 (3.36%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.45%) Internet
4 7 (2.14%) Firewall
5 5 (1.53%) SSH
5 5 (1.53%) LDAP
6 4 (1.22%) LAN
6 4 (1.22%) WAN
6 4 (1.22%) SAN
6 4 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.22%) Wireless
6 4 (1.22%) LTE
7 3 (0.92%) WLAN
7 3 (0.92%) VPN
7 3 (0.92%) DNS
7 3 (0.92%) Skype
8 2 (0.61%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.61%) SNMP
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.09%) Relational Database
2 30 (9.17%) DB2
3 27 (8.26%) MySQL
4 25 (7.65%) SQL Server
5 20 (6.12%) RDBMS
6 18 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
7 16 (4.89%) Oracle Database
8 14 (4.28%) OLTP
9 8 (2.45%) DbVisualizer
9 8 (2.45%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.14%) Informix
11 5 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (1.53%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.22%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.22%) Big Data
12 4 (1.22%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.31%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 40 (12.23%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.17%) Subversion
3 26 (7.95%) Jenkins
4 22 (6.73%) Maven
5 21 (6.42%) Eclipse
6 20 (6.12%) TeamCity
7 19 (5.81%) Selenium
7 19 (5.81%) JUnit
8 15 (4.59%) Cucumber
8 15 (4.59%) WebDriver
9 12 (3.67%) Ant
10 10 (3.06%) LoadRunner
10 10 (3.06%) JIRA
11 9 (2.75%) Hudson
12 7 (2.14%) Visual Studio
13 6 (1.83%) IntelliJ
13 6 (1.83%) HP UFT
13 6 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
13 6 (1.83%) Grunt
14 5 (1.53%) TestNG
General
1 35 (10.70%) Telecoms
2 32 (9.79%) Retail
3 29 (8.87%) Finance
4 7 (2.14%) Marketing
4 7 (2.14%) Banking
5 6 (1.83%) Back Office
5 6 (1.83%) Electronics
6 4 (1.22%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.92%) Billing
8 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.61%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 150 (45.87%) Developer
2 66 (20.18%) Java Developer
3 36 (11.01%) Architect
4 30 (9.17%) Analyst
5 16 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (4.28%) Test Analyst
6 14 (4.28%) Consultant
6 14 (4.28%) C++ Developer
7 13 (3.98%) Tester
7 13 (3.98%) Software Engineer
8 10 (3.06%) WebSphere Developer
8 10 (3.06%) Front-End Developer
8 10 (3.06%) Designer
8 10 (3.06%) Automation Tester
8 10 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (2.75%) Senior Developer
10 8 (2.45%) Junior
10 8 (2.45%) Junior Developer
11 7 (2.14%) Team Leader
11 7 (2.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (29.36%) HTML
2 64 (19.57%) CSS
3 59 (18.04%) XML
4 54 (16.51%) J2EE
5 44 (13.46%) Web Services
6 39 (11.93%) SOAP
6 39 (11.93%) Spring
6 39 (11.93%) jQuery
7 29 (8.87%) Java EE
8 26 (7.95%) Middleware
8 26 (7.95%) Hibernate
8 26 (7.95%) AngularJS
9 24 (7.34%) .NET
10 22 (6.73%) Ajax
11 21 (6.42%) Spring MVC
12 20 (6.12%) EJB
13 18 (5.50%) JSP
14 17 (5.20%) HTML5
15 16 (4.89%) REST
16 14 (4.28%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.03%) Computer Science
2 21 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.28%) GIS
4 10 (3.06%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.75%) User Experience
6 7 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.14%) Device Driver
7 6 (1.83%) W3C
8 5 (1.53%) PKI
8 5 (1.53%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.22%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.22%) CMDB
9 4 (1.22%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.22%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.92%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.92%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.92%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 70 (21.41%) UNIX
2 68 (20.80%) Linux
3 28 (8.56%) Android
4 25 (7.65%) Windows
5 14 (4.28%) AIX
6 12 (3.67%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.75%) Solaris
8 8 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.22%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.92%) CentOS
11 1 (0.31%) zOS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.31%) SUSE
11 1 (0.31%) Debian
11 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (13.15%) TDD
3 41 (12.54%) SOA
4 38 (11.62%) Scrum
5 35 (10.70%) E-Commerce
6 33 (10.09%) MVC
7 24 (7.34%) ITIL
8 23 (7.03%) Multithreading
8 23 (7.03%) SDLC
9 21 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (6.42%) Software Engineering
10 19 (5.81%) User Stories
11 18 (5.50%) Data Modelling
12 17 (5.20%) Test Automation
12 17 (5.20%) Unit Testing
13 14 (4.28%) Android Development
13 14 (4.28%) Automated Testing
13 14 (4.28%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (3.98%) OO
14 13 (3.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 101 (30.89%) JavaScript
2 80 (24.46%) SQL
3 51 (15.60%) Python
4 40 (12.23%) C++
5 33 (10.09%) C#
6 29 (8.87%) Perl
7 19 (5.81%) Ruby
8 17 (5.20%) PHP
8 17 (5.20%) C
9 9 (2.75%) Groovy
10 8 (2.45%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.14%) VB
11 7 (2.14%) Scala
12 5 (1.53%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.53%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.22%) BeanShell
13 4 (1.22%) VBScript
13 4 (1.22%) MUMPS
13 4 (1.22%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (7.65%) Security Cleared
2 22 (6.73%) Degree
3 10 (3.06%) ISEB
3 10 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.14%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.53%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) HND
8 1 (0.31%) PMP
8 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.59%) QA
2 4 (1.22%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.22%) IEC 61508
3 2 (0.61%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.61%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.53%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.92%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.31%) Samba
4 1 (0.31%) Postfix
4 1 (0.31%) XenServer
4 1 (0.31%) Docker
4 1 (0.31%) iptables
4 1 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.75%) Puppet
2 5 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.53%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.92%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.92%) Ansible
5 2 (0.61%) SELinux
5 2 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.61%) TIBCO Hawk
5 2 (0.61%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.61%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.31%) yum
6 1 (0.31%) Salt
Vendors
1 111 (33.94%) Oracle
2 42 (12.84%) IBM
3 18 (5.50%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.59%) webMethods
5 14 (4.28%) Sybase
6 13 (3.98%) Adobe
6 13 (3.98%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.36%) HP
8 8 (2.45%) CA
8 8 (2.45%) Ab Initio
8 8 (2.45%) VMware
9 6 (1.83%) SAP
9 6 (1.83%) Sencha
9 6 (1.83%) Talend
10 5 (1.53%) BMC
10 5 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.53%) TIBCO
11 4 (1.22%) Vitria
11 4 (1.22%) InterSystems
11 4 (1.22%) Cisco
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Mason Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Pertemps ERP
Rate: Salary - £75,000 to £90,000
Posted: 26 days ago