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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 24 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 151 168 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.94% 6.35% 6.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.59% 23.56% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 114 96
Average daily rate £425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £497
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -1.46%
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
640 713 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.19% 26.94% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 420 417
Average daily rate £388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £267 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 19
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.00 £27.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £24.75 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £39.50 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 +13 92 £448 -0.55% 27
Slough -4 19 £370 +18.40% 4
Maidenhead +10 8 £419 -3.73% 4
Bracknell -4 8 £525 - 12
Newbury +12 6 £350 - 9
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 93 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (28.57%) SQL
3 65 (27.31%) Linux
4 57 (23.95%) Web Services
5 52 (21.85%) Oracle
6 46 (19.33%) J2EE
7 44 (18.49%) JavaScript
8 41 (17.23%) Telecoms
9 39 (16.39%) Spring
10 37 (15.55%) PL/SQL
11 32 (13.45%) XML
11 32 (13.45%) REST
12 30 (12.61%) Security Cleared
12 30 (12.61%) E-Commerce
13 29 (12.18%) SOAP
14 28 (11.76%) Maven
15 27 (11.34%) hybris
15 27 (11.34%) Migration
16 26 (10.92%) Python
16 26 (10.92%) SC Cleared
16 26 (10.92%) RESTful
17 25 (10.50%) Java EE
17 25 (10.50%) DevOps
18 24 (10.08%) Bash Shell
19 22 (9.24%) HTML
19 22 (9.24%) Hibernate
19 22 (9.24%) Big Data
20 21 (8.82%) Jenkins
20 21 (8.82%) C++
20 21 (8.82%) Unix

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (7.98%) JBoss
2 16 (6.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 16 (6.72%) Apache
3 15 (6.30%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 13 (5.46%) CMS
6 10 (4.20%) WebLogic
6 10 (4.20%) WebSphere
7 6 (2.52%) Node.js
8 5 (2.10%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.68%) IIS
9 4 (1.68%) Jetty
10 3 (1.26%) Confluence
10 3 (1.26%) WordPress
11 2 (0.84%) Alfresco
11 2 (0.84%) nginx
12 1 (0.42%) Mule
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.42%) PowerExchange
12 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (1.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.42%) MS Office
2 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.42%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (1.68%) Magento
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (0.84%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.42%) BASE24
3 1 (0.42%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.10%) Force.com
2 5 (2.10%) OpenShift
3 4 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.26%) SaaS
5 2 (0.84%) GitHub
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.42%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.42%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Scribe Online
6 1 (0.42%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.72%) HTTP
2 13 (5.46%) Kerberos
3 5 (2.10%) FTP
4 3 (1.26%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.26%) Network Security
4 3 (1.26%) SSH
5 2 (0.84%) ASN.1
5 2 (0.84%) Internet
6 1 (0.42%) 802.15
6 1 (0.42%) AMQP
6 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (0.42%) Firewall
6 1 (0.42%) LDAP
6 1 (0.42%) SSL
6 1 (0.42%) VPN
6 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.42%) Wireless
6 1 (0.42%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.24%) Big Data
2 18 (7.56%) Oracle Database
3 14 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 12 (5.04%) MySQL
5 10 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.20%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.36%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (3.36%) Riak
7 7 (2.94%) Data Mining
7 7 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (2.52%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.52%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.68%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.26%) GIS
10 3 (1.26%) HBase
10 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (11.76%) Maven
2 21 (8.82%) Eclipse
2 21 (8.82%) Jenkins
3 16 (6.72%) Ant
4 14 (5.88%) Selenium
5 13 (5.46%) Cucumber
5 13 (5.46%) Git (software)
6 12 (5.04%) JUnit
7 11 (4.62%) Subversion
8 9 (3.78%) Talend Open Studio
9 8 (3.36%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.10%) Introscope
10 5 (2.10%) JProfiler
10 5 (2.10%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.10%) Toad
11 4 (1.68%) HP UFT
11 4 (1.68%) JIRA
11 4 (1.68%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.68%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.26%) Checkstyle
General
1 41 (17.23%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.14%) Retail
3 16 (6.72%) Finance
4 4 (1.68%) Banking
4 4 (1.68%) Electronics
5 2 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.42%) Advertising
6 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.42%) Marketing
6 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (44.96%) Developer
2 55 (23.11%) Java Developer
3 33 (13.87%) Architect
4 26 (10.92%) Analyst
5 20 (8.40%) Senior Developer
6 19 (7.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (6.30%) Hybris Architect
7 15 (6.30%) Linux Engineer
8 14 (5.88%) Consultant
9 13 (5.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 13 (5.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 12 (5.04%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (5.04%) Software Engineer
11 11 (4.62%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (4.20%) Linux Developer
12 10 (4.20%) SC Cleared Java Developer
13 9 (3.78%) Technical Analyst
13 9 (3.78%) Test Analyst
14 8 (3.36%) Big Data Developer
14 8 (3.36%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (23.95%) Web Services
2 46 (19.33%) J2EE
3 39 (16.39%) Spring
4 32 (13.45%) REST
4 32 (13.45%) XML
5 29 (12.18%) SOAP
6 26 (10.92%) RESTful
7 25 (10.50%) Java EE
8 22 (9.24%) Hibernate
8 22 (9.24%) HTML
9 18 (7.56%) CSS
10 15 (6.30%) Middleware
11 13 (5.46%) ELK Stack
11 13 (5.46%) Sensu
12 11 (4.62%) .NET
13 10 (4.20%) HTML5
13 10 (4.20%) JSP
13 10 (4.20%) OAuth2
13 10 (4.20%) OpenID
13 10 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 12 (5.04%) Visualisation
3 9 (3.78%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.10%) Replication
5 4 (1.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.26%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.26%) User Experience
7 2 (0.84%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.84%) Physics
7 2 (0.84%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.84%) W3C
8 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.42%) DataPower
8 1 (0.42%) FMCG
8 1 (0.42%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.42%) PKI
8 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (27.31%) Linux
2 21 (8.82%) Unix
3 20 (8.40%) Windows
4 18 (7.56%) CentOS
4 18 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.46%) Ubuntu
6 7 (2.94%) Solaris
7 3 (1.26%) AIX
7 3 (1.26%) Android
8 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.42%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (39.08%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (12.61%) E-Commerce
3 27 (11.34%) Migration
4 25 (10.50%) DevOps
5 20 (8.40%) Unit Testing
6 18 (7.56%) SOA
6 18 (7.56%) Software Engineering
7 17 (7.14%) TDD
8 14 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 14 (5.88%) Scrum
9 13 (5.46%) Data Migration
9 13 (5.46%) Technical Analysis
10 12 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.04%) EAI
10 12 (5.04%) ETL
10 12 (5.04%) Identity Management
10 12 (5.04%) MVC
10 12 (5.04%) SDLC
11 10 (4.20%) OO
11 10 (4.20%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.57%) SQL
2 44 (18.49%) JavaScript
3 37 (15.55%) PL/SQL
4 26 (10.92%) Python
5 24 (10.08%) Bash Shell
6 21 (8.82%) C++
7 14 (5.88%) Ruby
7 14 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.20%) C
8 10 (4.20%) VB
9 9 (3.78%) C#
10 7 (2.94%) Apex Code
10 7 (2.94%) Groovy
11 6 (2.52%) Perl
11 6 (2.52%) PHP
12 5 (2.10%) R
13 4 (1.68%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.26%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.84%) VBScript
16 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (12.61%) Security Cleared
2 26 (10.92%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.82%) Degree
4 7 (2.94%) ISEB
5 5 (2.10%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.10%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.42%) MCSD
8 1 (0.42%) MCSE
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.36%) QA
2 7 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.94%) SLA
3 2 (0.84%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.94%) Docker
2 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) KVM
3 1 (0.42%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (8.40%) Ansible
2 19 (7.98%) Puppet
3 15 (6.30%) Graphite
4 13 (5.46%) logstash
4 13 (5.46%) Terraform
5 6 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (2.52%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.10%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (2.10%) nmon
7 3 (1.26%) Nagios
8 2 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (0.84%) Kibana
8 2 (0.84%) Rsyslog
9 1 (0.42%) CA LISA
9 1 (0.42%) Cacti
9 1 (0.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.42%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.42%) Mesos
9 1 (0.42%) MOM
9 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 52 (21.85%) Oracle
2 27 (11.34%) hybris
3 10 (4.20%) IBM
4 9 (3.78%) ATG
4 9 (3.78%) Talend
5 8 (3.36%) HP
5 8 (3.36%) SAP
6 7 (2.94%) Ab Initio
6 7 (2.94%) Informatica
6 7 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.68%) Demandware
8 4 (1.68%) Intershop
9 3 (1.26%) Adobe
9 3 (1.26%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.84%) BMC
10 2 (0.84%) F5
10 2 (0.84%) Google
11 1 (0.42%) CA
11 1 (0.42%) Sencha
Berkshire
Reed Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Stratospherec
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Highly Attractive
Posted: 23 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + expenses
Posted: 25 days ago