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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 33 28 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 123 153 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.08% 5.97% 5.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.43% 18.17% 22.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 89 82
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£350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £38.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 - £35.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 - £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £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
633 842 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.12% 32.84% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 420 335
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £222 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £14.80 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £41.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 23 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram 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 23 September 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
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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 -10 38 £375 +1.69% 15
Slough +8 33 £316 -29.72% 13
Bracknell +16 18 £288 -4.16% 10
Newbury 0 7 £400 +6.66% 10
Wokingham +1 1 £370 +13.40%
Hungerford - 1 £320 - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 4
Ascot - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 98 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.80%) .NET
3 56 (22.40%) Linux
4 55 (22.00%) Spring
5 53 (21.20%) SQL
6 52 (20.80%) UNIX
7 51 (20.40%) SOAP
8 47 (18.80%) JavaScript
9 46 (18.40%) HTML
10 44 (17.60%) XML
11 43 (17.20%) J2EE
11 43 (17.20%) Oracle
12 39 (15.60%) Web Services
12 39 (15.60%) Windows
13 37 (14.80%) Scrum
14 35 (14.00%) CSS
14 35 (14.00%) E-Commerce
14 35 (14.00%) Telecoms
15 34 (13.60%) Salesforce.com
16 32 (12.80%) Hibernate
17 31 (12.40%) TDD
17 31 (12.40%) C++
18 30 (12.00%) Finance
19 29 (11.60%) CRM
19 29 (11.60%) Degree
20 25 (10.00%) Ajax
20 25 (10.00%) Eclipse
20 25 (10.00%) DNS
20 25 (10.00%) C#
20 25 (10.00%) SQL Server

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 21 (8.40%) Tomcat
2 14 (5.60%) Apache
2 14 (5.60%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.80%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.60%) CMS
4 9 (3.60%) Liferay
5 8 (3.20%) IIS
5 8 (3.20%) IBM Notes
6 6 (2.40%) Lotus Domino
6 6 (2.40%) ArcGIS
6 6 (2.40%) GlassFish
6 6 (2.40%) Confluence
7 5 (2.00%) Alfresco
7 5 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.60%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (1.60%) Drupal
9 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.80%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (0.80%) CICS
10 2 (0.80%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.40%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.20%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.80%) Magento
3 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.40%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.80%) SaaS
2 11 (4.40%) Force.com
3 4 (1.60%) GitHub
4 2 (0.80%) PaaS
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.40%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.00%) DNS
2 17 (6.80%) HTTP
3 10 (4.00%) SSL
3 10 (4.00%) Internet
4 7 (2.80%) SSH
5 6 (2.40%) NAS
6 5 (2.00%) SAN
6 5 (2.00%) RTP
6 5 (2.00%) ISDN
6 5 (2.00%) VoIP
6 5 (2.00%) DHCP
7 4 (1.60%) HTTPS
7 4 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.60%) Firewall
8 3 (1.20%) VPN
8 3 (1.20%) FTP
8 3 (1.20%) LDAP
8 3 (1.20%) ATM
9 2 (0.80%) SDH
9 2 (0.80%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.40%) MySQL
3 17 (6.80%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.60%) NoSQL
4 9 (3.60%) Oracle Database
4 9 (3.60%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.20%) DB2
6 7 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.60%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.60%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.80%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.80%) Big Data
10 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.80%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 25 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 25 (10.00%) JUnit
2 19 (7.60%) Subversion
2 19 (7.60%) JIRA
3 17 (6.80%) Selenium
4 15 (6.00%) Maven
5 13 (5.20%) Git (software)
5 13 (5.20%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.00%) Ant
7 8 (3.20%) JBehave
8 7 (2.80%) WebDriver
8 7 (2.80%) Hudson
8 7 (2.80%) Gradle
9 5 (2.00%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.00%) IntelliJ
9 5 (2.00%) Toad
10 4 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.60%) JMeter
10 4 (1.60%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.60%) GCC
General
1 35 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 30 (12.00%) Finance
3 14 (5.60%) Banking
4 9 (3.60%) Retail
4 9 (3.60%) Marketing
5 7 (2.80%) Electronics
6 6 (2.40%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.80%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) German Language
8 1 (0.40%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 122 (48.80%) Developer
2 72 (28.80%) Java Developer
3 34 (13.60%) Analyst
4 21 (8.40%) Architect
5 14 (5.60%) Consultant
6 13 (5.20%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.20%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (5.20%) Senior Developer
7 11 (4.40%) Designer
8 9 (3.60%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.20%) Project Engineer
9 8 (3.20%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (3.20%) Agile Business Analyst
10 7 (2.80%) Agile Java Developer
10 7 (2.80%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 7 (2.80%) Test Engineer
11 6 (2.40%) Software Developer
11 6 (2.40%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (2.40%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (2.40%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (24.80%) .NET
2 55 (22.00%) Spring
3 51 (20.40%) SOAP
4 46 (18.40%) HTML
5 44 (17.60%) XML
6 43 (17.20%) J2EE
7 39 (15.60%) Web Services
8 35 (14.00%) CSS
9 32 (12.80%) Hibernate
10 25 (10.00%) Ajax
11 24 (9.60%) JSP
12 23 (9.20%) RESTful
13 15 (6.00%) JMS
14 14 (5.60%) JSON
15 13 (5.20%) jQuery
16 11 (4.40%) Middleware
17 10 (4.00%) Flash
17 10 (4.00%) Struts
17 10 (4.00%) Visualforce
17 10 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.40%) Open Source
1 21 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.20%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.20%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.00%) Web 2.0
4 9 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.60%) User Experience
5 6 (2.40%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.40%) CLARiiON
5 6 (2.40%) DTV
5 6 (2.40%) GIS
6 5 (2.00%) Statistics
6 5 (2.00%) IVR
6 5 (2.00%) Physics
6 5 (2.00%) Data Integration
6 5 (2.00%) iPhone
7 4 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.20%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.20%) PKI
8 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 56 (22.40%) Linux
2 52 (20.80%) UNIX
3 39 (15.60%) Windows
4 21 (8.40%) Solaris
5 19 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (5.20%) Android
8 11 (4.40%) Apple iOS
9 8 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.60%) AIX
13 2 (0.80%) Debian
14 1 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.40%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (14.80%) Scrum
3 35 (14.00%) E-Commerce
4 31 (12.40%) TDD
5 29 (11.60%) CRM
6 25 (10.00%) OO
7 24 (9.60%) SOA
8 21 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (8.00%) MVC
10 16 (6.40%) Migration
11 15 (6.00%) Pair Programming
12 14 (5.60%) B2C
12 14 (5.60%) Unit Testing
12 14 (5.60%) BDD
13 13 (5.20%) Analytics
14 12 (4.80%) Software Engineering
15 11 (4.40%) Test Automation
16 10 (4.00%) TOGAF
17 9 (3.60%) Validation
17 9 (3.60%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.20%) SQL
2 47 (18.80%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.40%) C++
4 25 (10.00%) C#
5 24 (9.60%) Perl
5 24 (9.60%) Python
6 18 (7.20%) Scala
7 15 (6.00%) Groovy
8 13 (5.20%) Shell Script
9 11 (4.40%) Apex Code
10 10 (4.00%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.20%) VB
11 8 (3.20%) PHP
12 6 (2.40%) C
12 6 (2.40%) Ruby
13 5 (2.00%) Korn
13 5 (2.00%) SOQL
13 5 (2.00%) SOSL
14 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
14 3 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (11.60%) Degree
2 14 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (5.60%) CCNA
3 9 (3.60%) JNCIA
4 7 (2.80%) RHCE
4 7 (2.80%) ISEB
4 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.80%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.40%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.40%) MCSE
5 6 (2.40%) MCTS
6 5 (2.00%) CCVP
7 4 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.20%) PMP
8 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.80%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.80%) CISSP
10 1 (0.40%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.40%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.00%) NFS
2 6 (2.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.40%) vSphere
3 4 (1.60%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.40%) vCloud
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.40%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.20%) nmon
4 1 (0.40%) WSUS
4 1 (0.40%) Nagios
Vendors
1 43 (17.20%) Oracle
2 34 (13.60%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (6.80%) Red Hat
3 17 (6.80%) Cisco
4 12 (4.80%) Siebel
5 11 (4.40%) SAP
6 10 (4.00%) Sun
6 10 (4.00%) Citrix
6 10 (4.00%) Redknee
7 9 (3.60%) hybris
7 9 (3.60%) Juniper
8 8 (3.20%) IBM
8 8 (3.20%) Lotus
9 7 (2.80%) Symantec
9 7 (2.80%) EMC
9 7 (2.80%) VMware
10 6 (2.40%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.40%) Adobe
10 6 (2.40%) ESRI
11 4 (1.60%) JBoss
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rate Value
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £270 - £292.50 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £480 - 500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Curve Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 22 days ago
Berkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 26 days ago