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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 25 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 178 115 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.24% 4.14% 5.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.65% 15.63% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 80 75
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £212 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
786 736 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.55% 26.50% 31.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 389 305
Average daily rate £360 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 80
Average hourly rate £36.00 £16.72 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.31% -52.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 51 £400 +14.28% 40
Bracknell +21 34 £425 +12.58% 5
Slough -4 13 £279 -2.28% 2
Maidenhead +6 10 £400 +100.00% 6
Newbury -11 6 £375 +15.38% 3
Windsor - 2 - -
Thatcham - 1 £163 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 107 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (23.94%) HTML
3 79 (22.25%) SQL
4 78 (21.97%) Oracle
5 73 (20.56%) UNIX
6 69 (19.44%) Linux
6 69 (19.44%) JavaScript
7 64 (18.03%) TDD
8 61 (17.18%) XML
9 58 (16.34%) SOAP
10 53 (14.93%) Web Services
11 48 (13.52%) J2EE
12 46 (12.96%) Finance
13 42 (11.83%) CSS
13 42 (11.83%) SOA
14 39 (10.99%) Telecoms
14 39 (10.99%) WebSphere
15 37 (10.42%) E-Commerce
15 37 (10.42%) Apache
15 37 (10.42%) C#
16 36 (10.14%) Scrum
17 35 (9.86%) Retail
18 34 (9.58%) Perl
18 34 (9.58%) .NET
19 33 (9.30%) C++
20 32 (9.01%) DB2
20 32 (9.01%) WebLogic
20 32 (9.01%) Python
21 31 (8.73%) QA
22 30 (8.45%) Selenium

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (10.99%) WebSphere
2 37 (10.42%) Apache
3 32 (9.01%) WebLogic
4 23 (6.48%) Tomcat
5 17 (4.79%) JBoss
6 9 (2.54%) MQSeries
6 9 (2.54%) Commerce Server
6 9 (2.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 8 (2.25%) IBM HTTP Server
7 8 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.97%) IIS
8 7 (1.97%) CMS
9 5 (1.41%) NetWeaver
10 4 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.13%) WebSphere Portal
10 4 (1.13%) JCAPS
10 4 (1.13%) iPlanet
10 4 (1.13%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.85%) Confluence
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Fredhopper
1 4 (1.13%) BusinessWare
2 3 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.56%) Retail-J
3 2 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.28%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.23%) SaaS
2 9 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.54%) Force.com
3 3 (0.85%) GitHub
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.28%) Boomi
5 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.04%) HTTP
2 20 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.54%) Internet
4 8 (2.25%) SSL
5 7 (1.97%) DNS
6 6 (1.69%) SSH
6 6 (1.69%) Firewall
7 5 (1.41%) Ethernet
7 5 (1.41%) SDH
7 5 (1.41%) MPLS
8 4 (1.13%) Skype
8 4 (1.13%) WAN
8 4 (1.13%) LAN
8 4 (1.13%) SAN
9 3 (0.85%) VPN
9 3 (0.85%) DAB
9 3 (0.85%) NAS
10 2 (0.56%) RTSP
10 2 (0.56%) NFC
10 2 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.01%) DB2
2 23 (6.48%) Relational Database
3 22 (6.20%) MySQL
4 21 (5.92%) Oracle Database
5 20 (5.63%) SQL Server
6 19 (5.35%) RDBMS
7 15 (4.23%) OLTP
8 10 (2.82%) SAP BW
9 8 (2.25%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.25%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.25%) Informix
10 6 (1.69%) DbVisualizer
10 6 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
11 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (1.41%) SAP HANA
11 5 (1.41%) SAP Data Services
12 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (8.45%) Selenium
2 24 (6.76%) Eclipse
2 24 (6.76%) JUnit
3 21 (5.92%) Subversion
3 21 (5.92%) WebDriver
4 18 (5.07%) Maven
4 18 (5.07%) Git (software)
4 18 (5.07%) Jenkins
5 15 (4.23%) JIRA
6 10 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.54%) Ant
8 6 (1.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 6 (1.69%) JBehave
8 6 (1.69%) Toad
8 6 (1.69%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.41%) LoadRunner
9 5 (1.41%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.41%) Hudson
10 4 (1.13%) Grunt
General
1 46 (12.96%) Finance
2 39 (10.99%) Telecoms
3 35 (9.86%) Retail
4 12 (3.38%) Marketing
5 10 (2.82%) Banking
6 9 (2.54%) Back Office
7 4 (1.13%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.85%) Front Office
8 3 (0.85%) Advertising
8 3 (0.85%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Turkish Language
9 2 (0.56%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 145 (40.85%) Developer
2 63 (17.75%) Architect
3 62 (17.46%) Java Developer
4 38 (10.70%) Analyst
5 26 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (5.07%) Technical Architect
7 15 (4.23%) C++ Developer
7 15 (4.23%) Tester
8 14 (3.94%) Consultant
9 13 (3.66%) Designer
9 13 (3.66%) Test Analyst
10 11 (3.10%) Agile Java Developer
11 10 (2.82%) Administrator
12 9 (2.54%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.54%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.25%) Android Developer
13 8 (2.25%) Automation Tester
13 8 (2.25%) AWS Developer
13 8 (2.25%) Software Engineer
13 8 (2.25%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (23.94%) HTML
2 61 (17.18%) XML
3 58 (16.34%) SOAP
4 53 (14.93%) Web Services
5 48 (13.52%) J2EE
6 42 (11.83%) CSS
7 34 (9.58%) .NET
8 27 (7.61%) Spring
9 26 (7.32%) Middleware
10 24 (6.76%) jQuery
11 18 (5.07%) RESTful
12 16 (4.51%) REST
13 15 (4.23%) Ajax
13 15 (4.23%) XHTML
13 15 (4.23%) JSP
14 14 (3.94%) Struts
14 14 (3.94%) JSON
14 14 (3.94%) Java EE
15 13 (3.66%) HTML5
15 13 (3.66%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.79%) User Experience
2 17 (4.79%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.94%) Open Source
4 13 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.82%) GIS
6 7 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
7 6 (1.69%) Web 2.0
7 6 (1.69%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.41%) W3C
9 4 (1.13%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.13%) PKI
9 4 (1.13%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.85%) DTV
10 3 (0.85%) CMDB
10 3 (0.85%) iPhone
11 2 (0.56%) iPad
11 2 (0.56%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 73 (20.56%) UNIX
2 69 (19.44%) Linux
3 25 (7.04%) Windows
4 20 (5.63%) AIX
4 20 (5.63%) Android
5 15 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (4.23%) Solaris
6 7 (1.97%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.13%) zOS
8 3 (0.85%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) HPUX
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.28%) Debian
9 1 (0.28%) SUSE
9 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (30.14%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (18.03%) TDD
3 42 (11.83%) SOA
4 37 (10.42%) E-Commerce
5 36 (10.14%) Scrum
6 26 (7.32%) ITIL
7 23 (6.48%) Software Engineering
8 22 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (6.20%) Multithreading
9 20 (5.63%) OO
10 19 (5.35%) TOGAF
11 18 (5.07%) Test Automation
11 18 (5.07%) BDD
12 16 (4.51%) Data Modelling
12 16 (4.51%) Migration
12 16 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (4.51%) Technical Architecture
13 14 (3.94%) MVC
14 13 (3.66%) Analytics
14 13 (3.66%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 79 (22.25%) SQL
2 69 (19.44%) JavaScript
3 37 (10.42%) C#
4 34 (9.58%) Perl
5 33 (9.30%) C++
6 32 (9.01%) Python
7 21 (5.92%) PHP
8 20 (5.63%) Ruby
9 11 (3.10%) Apex Code
10 10 (2.82%) ABAP
11 8 (2.25%) Scala
11 8 (2.25%) Groovy
11 8 (2.25%) C
11 8 (2.25%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.97%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.97%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.69%) MUMPS
14 5 (1.41%) VB
15 4 (1.13%) Objective-C
15 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (5.92%) Degree
2 12 (3.38%) ISEB
3 11 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.85%) HND
6 3 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.73%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.56%) ISO 8583
2 2 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.41%) NFS
3 2 (0.56%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.56%) iptables
3 2 (0.56%) XenServer
3 2 (0.56%) Postfix
3 2 (0.56%) Samba
4 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) HDFS
4 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) Puppet
2 2 (0.56%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.56%) SELinux
2 2 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.56%) ZABBIX
2 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.56%) TIBCO Hawk
3 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.28%) Salt
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
3 1 (0.28%) yum
3 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 78 (21.97%) Oracle
2 26 (7.32%) IBM
3 19 (5.35%) SAP
4 18 (5.07%) webMethods
5 17 (4.79%) Red Hat
6 16 (4.51%) VMware
7 15 (4.23%) Sybase
8 13 (3.66%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (3.66%) HP
9 12 (3.38%) Microsoft
10 9 (2.54%) Adobe
11 8 (2.25%) Citrix
12 6 (1.69%) InterSystems
12 6 (1.69%) Cramer
12 6 (1.69%) TIBCO
12 6 (1.69%) Business Objects
13 5 (1.41%) Sun
13 5 (1.41%) Software AG
13 5 (1.41%) BEA
13 5 (1.41%) MetaSolv
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Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £250 - £400 per day
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
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CACI Network Services
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Bracknell
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
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