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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 21 40 19
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing Java 137 89 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.90% 3.50% 6.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.04% 15.06% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 58 116
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £12.25 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.37% -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
570 591 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.72% 23.23% 26.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 356 439
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 13
Median hourly rate £33.25 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £16.25 £31.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.10 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 43 £438 -2.77% 15
Bracknell +24 23 £450 - 7
Slough +5 17 £320 +8.30%
Newbury +16 12 £275 -26.66% 4
Maidenhead +2 5 £750 +97.36% 2
Windsor - 2 £500 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 119 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (26.18%) SQL
3 73 (23.03%) JavaScript
4 70 (22.08%) HTML
5 67 (21.14%) Oracle
6 65 (20.50%) XML
7 60 (18.93%) TDD
8 54 (17.03%) CSS
9 50 (15.77%) Spring
10 45 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (14.20%) Scrum
11 44 (13.88%) J2EE
11 44 (13.88%) REST
12 42 (13.25%) Jenkins
13 40 (12.62%) E-Commerce
14 38 (11.99%) Solaris
14 38 (11.99%) Linux
14 38 (11.99%) VMware
14 38 (11.99%) Git (software)
15 36 (11.36%) Software Engineering
15 36 (11.36%) MVC
15 36 (11.36%) .NET
16 35 (11.04%) SOAP
17 34 (10.73%) Open Source
18 33 (10.41%) Security Cleared
18 33 (10.41%) Web Services
19 32 (10.09%) UML
20 30 (9.46%) Unix
20 30 (9.46%) C++
20 30 (9.46%) Maven

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 29 (9.15%) Tomcat
2 20 (6.31%) Apache
3 17 (5.36%) JBoss
4 16 (5.05%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.05%) WebLogic
5 14 (4.42%) CMS
6 13 (4.10%) WebSphere
7 11 (3.47%) Apache Solr
7 11 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (3.15%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (2.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (2.52%) Confluence
9 8 (2.52%) Drupal
10 7 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (1.89%) iPlanet
12 5 (1.58%) Alfresco
12 5 (1.58%) Liferay
12 5 (1.58%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.58%) Oracle Service Bus
12 5 (1.58%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 11 (3.47%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) MS Project
2 5 (1.58%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.52%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.32%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.32%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.57%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.68%) SaaS
3 17 (5.36%) PaaS
4 13 (4.10%) GitHub
5 8 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 4 (1.26%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.63%) Force.com
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.32%) IaaS
9 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.83%) LDAP
2 27 (8.52%) DNS
3 15 (4.73%) HTTP
4 10 (3.15%) Internet
5 8 (2.52%) Firewall
6 6 (1.89%) BIG-IP
7 5 (1.58%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.26%) SSH
9 2 (0.63%) ICMP
9 2 (0.63%) Network Security
9 2 (0.63%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.63%) SAN
9 2 (0.63%) VLAN
10 1 (0.32%) HSRP
10 1 (0.32%) LTE
10 1 (0.32%) NAS
10 1 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.32%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 21 (6.62%) RDBMS
3 16 (5.05%) Hadoop
4 14 (4.42%) SQL Server
5 13 (4.10%) MongoDB
6 12 (3.79%) Big Data
6 12 (3.79%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (2.21%) MySQL
9 7 (2.21%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.89%) DB2
10 6 (1.89%) GIS
11 4 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.26%) Endeca
11 4 (1.26%) HBase
11 4 (1.26%) MS Access
11 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 42 (13.25%) Jenkins
2 38 (11.99%) Git (software)
3 30 (9.46%) Maven
4 27 (8.52%) JIRA
5 25 (7.89%) Selenium
6 23 (7.26%) JUnit
7 20 (6.31%) Eclipse
7 20 (6.31%) SoapUI
8 18 (5.68%) Subversion
9 17 (5.36%) Gradle
10 15 (4.73%) WebDriver
11 12 (3.79%) Bitbucket
11 12 (3.79%) Cucumber
12 11 (3.47%) JMeter
13 9 (2.84%) Ant
13 9 (2.84%) IntelliJ
13 9 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (2.52%) TeamCity
14 8 (2.52%) Visual Studio
15 7 (2.21%) eggPlant
General
1 24 (7.57%) Finance
2 13 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.79%) Retail
4 10 (3.15%) Marketing
5 6 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.63%) Back Office
6 2 (0.63%) Electronics
6 2 (0.63%) Games
6 2 (0.63%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 120 (37.85%) Developer
2 68 (21.45%) Java Developer
3 51 (16.09%) Architect
4 33 (10.41%) Support Engineer
5 32 (10.09%) Analyst
6 29 (9.15%) Administrator
7 25 (7.89%) Solaris Engineer
7 25 (7.89%) VMware Engineer
8 24 (7.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 24 (7.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (7.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 24 (7.57%) Solaris Administrator
8 24 (7.57%) Solaris Support Engineer
8 24 (7.57%) VMWare Administrator
8 24 (7.57%) VMware Support Engineer
9 21 (6.62%) Consultant
10 17 (5.36%) Java Architect
11 16 (5.05%) Web Engineer
12 14 (4.42%) Systems Analyst
13 13 (4.10%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (22.08%) HTML
2 65 (20.50%) XML
3 54 (17.03%) CSS
4 50 (15.77%) Spring
5 44 (13.88%) J2EE
5 44 (13.88%) REST
6 36 (11.36%) .NET
7 35 (11.04%) SOAP
8 33 (10.41%) Web Services
9 27 (8.52%) JSON
10 24 (7.57%) jQuery
11 23 (7.26%) Java EE
12 20 (6.31%) Hibernate
13 18 (5.68%) AngularJS
13 18 (5.68%) HTML5
13 18 (5.68%) JSP
14 16 (5.05%) CSS3
14 16 (5.05%) RESTful
15 15 (4.73%) Ajax
16 12 (3.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.05%) Computer Science
3 15 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.42%) Mathematics
5 13 (4.10%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.84%) Cryptography
7 5 (1.58%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.58%) User Experience
8 4 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.95%) CMDB
10 2 (0.63%) Blog
10 2 (0.63%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.63%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.63%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.63%) Ontologies
10 2 (0.63%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.99%) Linux
1 38 (11.99%) Solaris
2 30 (9.46%) Unix
3 29 (9.15%) Windows
4 11 (3.47%) Android
5 10 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.84%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.84%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.52%) CentOS
7 8 (2.52%) Ubuntu
8 6 (1.89%) AIX
8 6 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.26%) Debian
10 3 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.32%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (18.93%) TDD
3 45 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (14.20%) Scrum
4 40 (12.62%) E-Commerce
5 36 (11.36%) MVC
5 36 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 34 (10.73%) Open Source
7 32 (10.09%) UML
8 28 (8.83%) SOA
9 27 (8.52%) BDD
9 27 (8.52%) Change Management
9 27 (8.52%) Performance Monitoring
10 26 (8.20%) SDLC
11 24 (7.57%) Incident Management
12 23 (7.26%) DevOps
13 22 (6.94%) Web Development
14 21 (6.62%) Functional Testing
14 21 (6.62%) OO
15 18 (5.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 83 (26.18%) SQL
2 73 (23.03%) JavaScript
3 30 (9.46%) C++
4 25 (7.89%) Python
5 20 (6.31%) C
5 20 (6.31%) Groovy
5 20 (6.31%) Scala
6 19 (5.99%) PHP
7 17 (5.36%) VB
8 15 (4.73%) C#
9 13 (4.10%) Ruby
10 9 (2.84%) Perl
11 6 (1.89%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.89%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.89%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.89%) VBScript
12 4 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 33 (10.41%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 25 (7.89%) Degree
4 8 (2.52%) PhD
5 2 (0.63%) CCNP
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.63%) ISEB
5 2 (0.63%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.32%) CCNA
6 1 (0.32%) CCSP
6 1 (0.32%) CISSP
6 1 (0.32%) GIAC
6 1 (0.32%) GPEN
6 1 (0.32%) GWAPT
6 1 (0.32%) HNC
6 1 (0.32%) HND
6 1 (0.32%) OSCE
6 1 (0.32%) OSCP
6 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.62%) QA
2 10 (3.15%) SLA
3 5 (1.58%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.63%) SDET
5 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (4.42%) Docker
2 9 (2.84%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.52%) ISA Server
3 8 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.63%) HDFS
5 1 (0.32%) KVM
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.32%) vCloud
5 1 (0.32%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (3.15%) Ansible
2 9 (2.84%) Puppet
3 6 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.26%) Pingdom
4 4 (1.26%) Terraform
5 3 (0.95%) Consul
5 3 (0.95%) SELinux
6 2 (0.63%) Kibana
6 2 (0.63%) logstash
6 2 (0.63%) OpenView
7 1 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.32%) Core Impact
7 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.32%) Nessus
7 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.32%) Nmap
7 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 67 (21.14%) Oracle
2 38 (11.99%) VMware
3 16 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.42%) IBM
5 12 (3.79%) Red Hat
6 8 (2.52%) Cisco
7 7 (2.21%) Adobe
7 7 (2.21%) Fujitsu
7 7 (2.21%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.89%) BEA
8 6 (1.89%) F5
8 6 (1.89%) HP
8 6 (1.89%) Sun
8 6 (1.89%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.58%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.58%) GigaSpaces
9 5 (1.58%) Splunk
10 4 (1.26%) Ab Initio
10 4 (1.26%) AppDynamics
10 4 (1.26%) PagerDuty
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