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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 21 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 159 138 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.72% 5.59% 4.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.73% 23.35% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 80 64
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £334 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.12%
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
618 591 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.12% 23.95% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 361 319
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -6 49 £450 +16.12% 20
Bracknell +4 32 £519 +29.68% 8
Newbury +3 23 £275 -31.25% 9
Slough +13 12 £450 -1.15% 6
Maidenhead +1 3 £450 +71.42% 4
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 102 (33.55%) SQL
2 91 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (25.66%) Oracle
4 65 (21.38%) JavaScript
5 52 (17.11%) Web Services
6 51 (16.78%) Security Cleared
7 50 (16.45%) Windows
8 48 (15.79%) XML
9 47 (15.46%) Linux
9 47 (15.46%) SC Cleared
9 47 (15.46%) Spring
10 44 (14.47%) DevOps
11 41 (13.49%) J2EE
11 41 (13.49%) Software Engineering
12 40 (13.16%) HTML
12 40 (13.16%) REST
13 39 (12.83%) Python
14 34 (11.18%) E-Commerce
14 34 (11.18%) Scrum
15 33 (10.86%) JBoss
15 33 (10.86%) .NET
15 33 (10.86%) CSS
16 31 (10.20%) MVC
17 30 (9.87%) VMware
18 29 (9.54%) Jenkins
19 28 (9.21%) Finance
19 28 (9.21%) SOAP
20 27 (8.88%) C#
20 27 (8.88%) Telecoms
21 26 (8.55%) Git (software)

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 33 (10.86%) JBoss
2 20 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.93%) IIS
4 14 (4.61%) CMS
5 12 (3.95%) Confluence
6 11 (3.62%) Tomcat
7 10 (3.29%) Apache
8 9 (2.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (2.96%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.97%) Drupal
9 6 (1.97%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.97%) WordPress
10 5 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.99%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.99%) GeoServer
11 3 (0.99%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.66%) nginx
12 2 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (2.30%) MS Excel
1 7 (2.30%) MS Project
2 2 (0.66%) MS Office
2 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (3.62%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.66%) Magento
4 1 (0.33%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.63%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.32%) PaaS
4 4 (1.32%) SaaS
5 3 (0.99%) Boomi
6 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.33%) IaaS
7 1 (0.33%) Office 365
7 1 (0.33%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.22%) DNS
2 19 (6.25%) LDAP
3 16 (5.26%) HTTP
4 11 (3.62%) Internet
5 8 (2.63%) Network Security
6 7 (2.30%) SSL
7 5 (1.64%) Wireshark
8 4 (1.32%) Firewall
9 3 (0.99%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.99%) Intranet
9 3 (0.99%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.66%) VPN
11 1 (0.33%) 3G
11 1 (0.33%) DHCP
11 1 (0.33%) DMZ
11 1 (0.33%) IPsec
11 1 (0.33%) LAN
11 1 (0.33%) SSH
11 1 (0.33%) WAN
11 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.59%) Big Data
2 16 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.61%) MySQL
3 14 (4.61%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.62%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.62%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.96%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (1.97%) GIS
7 6 (1.97%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.32%) Datazen
10 3 (0.99%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.99%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.99%) HBase
10 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.99%) Riak
10 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 29 (9.54%) Jenkins
2 26 (8.55%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.91%) JIRA
3 21 (6.91%) Selenium
4 20 (6.58%) Maven
5 17 (5.59%) SoapUI
6 15 (4.93%) JUnit
7 14 (4.61%) Eclipse
8 12 (3.95%) Cucumber
8 12 (3.95%) Visual Studio
9 11 (3.62%) Subversion
10 8 (2.63%) Hudson
11 6 (1.97%) Ant
11 6 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (1.97%) TestNG
12 5 (1.64%) Fiddler
12 5 (1.64%) JMeter
13 4 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (1.32%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.99%) Liquibase
General
1 28 (9.21%) Finance
2 27 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.24%) Retail
4 7 (2.30%) Marketing
5 4 (1.32%) Electronics
5 4 (1.32%) German Language
6 2 (0.66%) Billing
6 2 (0.66%) Games
6 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 112 (36.84%) Developer
2 62 (20.39%) Java Developer
3 45 (14.80%) Architect
4 44 (14.47%) Support Engineer
5 30 (9.87%) Consultant
6 18 (5.92%) Web Engineer
7 17 (5.59%) Administrator
7 17 (5.59%) Analyst
8 16 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 16 (5.26%) Solaris Engineer
8 16 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
8 16 (5.26%) Web Support Engineer
9 14 (4.61%) Solaris Support Engineer
9 14 (4.61%) VMware Support Engineer
10 13 (4.28%) Solaris Administrator
10 13 (4.28%) VMWare Administrator
11 12 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (3.95%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (17.11%) Web Services
2 48 (15.79%) XML
3 47 (15.46%) Spring
4 41 (13.49%) J2EE
5 40 (13.16%) HTML
5 40 (13.16%) REST
6 33 (10.86%) .NET
6 33 (10.86%) CSS
7 28 (9.21%) SOAP
8 25 (8.22%) Hibernate
9 23 (7.57%) JSP
10 22 (7.24%) RESTful
11 19 (6.25%) Java EE
12 17 (5.59%) Node.js
13 16 (5.26%) Flash
13 16 (5.26%) Middleware
14 14 (4.61%) Oracle Fusion
15 13 (4.28%) ASP.NET
16 12 (3.95%) EJB
16 12 (3.95%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 10 (3.29%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.96%) Cryptography
5 7 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.97%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.64%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.64%) PKI
8 4 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.32%) W3C
9 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.99%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.99%) User Experience
10 2 (0.66%) CMDB
10 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) iPad
10 2 (0.66%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 50 (16.45%) Windows
2 47 (15.46%) Linux
3 22 (7.24%) Solaris
4 21 (6.91%) Unix
5 18 (5.92%) Windows Server
6 9 (2.96%) CentOS
6 9 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.32%) Android
8 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.66%) AIX
9 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.33%) HPUX
10 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.33%) SUSE
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.93%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (14.47%) DevOps
3 41 (13.49%) Software Engineering
4 34 (11.18%) E-Commerce
4 34 (11.18%) Scrum
5 31 (10.20%) MVC
6 25 (8.22%) Open Source
6 25 (8.22%) TDD
7 22 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (6.91%) Performance Monitoring
8 21 (6.91%) Time Management
9 20 (6.58%) Change Management
9 20 (6.58%) UML
10 19 (6.25%) Incident Management
11 18 (5.92%) Data Modelling
11 18 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (5.92%) Web Development
12 17 (5.59%) BDD
12 17 (5.59%) Test Automation
12 17 (5.59%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 102 (33.55%) SQL
2 65 (21.38%) JavaScript
3 39 (12.83%) Python
4 27 (8.88%) C#
5 23 (7.57%) PL/SQL
6 22 (7.24%) Ruby
7 19 (6.25%) C++
7 19 (6.25%) PHP
8 18 (5.92%) Bash Shell
9 17 (5.59%) C
10 15 (4.93%) Shell Script
11 10 (3.29%) T-SQL
12 9 (2.96%) VB
12 9 (2.96%) VB.NET
13 8 (2.63%) Perl
13 8 (2.63%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.30%) Groovy
15 6 (1.97%) Scala
16 5 (1.64%) R
16 5 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (16.78%) Security Cleared
2 47 (15.46%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.26%) Degree
4 5 (1.64%) CISSP
4 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.32%) GIAC
6 3 (0.99%) MCITP
6 3 (0.99%) MCTS
7 2 (0.66%) CEH
7 2 (0.66%) CISA
7 2 (0.66%) CISM
7 2 (0.66%) CRISC
7 2 (0.66%) MCSD
7 2 (0.66%) MCSE
8 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.91%) SLA
2 8 (2.63%) QA
3 6 (1.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.28%) ISA Server
3 12 (3.95%) Docker
4 10 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (1.32%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) GeoWebCache
6 1 (0.33%) KVM
6 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (3.29%) Kubernetes
2 9 (2.96%) Ansible
3 7 (2.30%) Puppet
4 3 (0.99%) Graphite
4 3 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.99%) logstash
4 3 (0.99%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (0.99%) Terraform
5 2 (0.66%) Nessus
5 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.33%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.33%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.33%) Mesos
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) Netcool
6 1 (0.33%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.33%) Scalr
6 1 (0.33%) SELinux
6 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 78 (25.66%) Oracle
2 30 (9.87%) VMware
3 20 (6.58%) hybris
4 18 (5.92%) Microsoft
5 14 (4.61%) ATG
6 13 (4.28%) Fujitsu
7 12 (3.95%) Endeca
8 9 (2.96%) FatWire
9 8 (2.63%) BMC
9 8 (2.63%) IBM
10 7 (2.30%) Remedy
11 6 (1.97%) Percussion
11 6 (1.97%) Talend
12 5 (1.64%) Ab Initio
12 5 (1.64%) HP
12 5 (1.64%) SAP
13 3 (0.99%) Dell
13 3 (0.99%) Google
13 3 (0.99%) Meridio
13 3 (0.99%) Siebel
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