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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 16 24 36
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 182 150 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.57% 5.84% 5.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.62% 24.19% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 84 60
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 £328 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.38 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-11.46% +13.74%
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
636 620 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.46% 24.13% 25.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 369 289
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 44 £440 +20.54% 27
Bracknell +6 40 £505 +25.07% 6
Newbury +8 25 £275 -35.29% 12
Slough +9 11 £450 -7.69% 4
Wokingham - 9 £350 - 3
Maidenhead +6 6 £438 +66.66% 3
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 113 (35.09%) SQL
2 93 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (28.26%) Oracle
4 66 (20.50%) JavaScript
5 59 (18.32%) Windows
6 57 (17.70%) Security Cleared
7 52 (16.15%) SC Cleared
7 52 (16.15%) Software Engineering
8 51 (15.84%) XML
9 49 (15.22%) HTML
10 47 (14.60%) Spring
11 46 (14.29%) Web Services
11 46 (14.29%) Linux
12 44 (13.66%) .NET
12 44 (13.66%) MVC
13 42 (13.04%) J2EE
14 40 (12.42%) VMware
15 39 (12.11%) DevOps
16 38 (11.80%) REST
17 36 (11.18%) CSS
17 36 (11.18%) Python
18 35 (10.87%) Scrum
19 33 (10.25%) Solaris
20 32 (9.94%) JBoss
21 31 (9.63%) UML
21 31 (9.63%) E-Commerce
22 30 (9.32%) JSP
22 30 (9.32%) Unix
23 29 (9.01%) SOAP
23 29 (9.01%) C#

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 32 (9.94%) JBoss
2 22 (6.83%) SharePoint
3 17 (5.28%) WebLogic
4 15 (4.66%) IIS
5 13 (4.04%) Confluence
6 10 (3.11%) CMS
6 10 (3.11%) Tomcat
7 9 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 7 (2.17%) Apache
9 6 (1.86%) Drupal
9 6 (1.86%) iPlanet
9 6 (1.86%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.86%) WordPress
10 4 (1.24%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.93%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.93%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
11 3 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.62%) GeoServer
Applications
1 9 (2.80%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.17%) MS Project
3 2 (0.62%) MS Office
4 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (1.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.31%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.48%) OpenShift
4 4 (1.24%) PaaS
4 4 (1.24%) SaaS
5 3 (0.93%) Boomi
6 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.01%) DNS
2 24 (7.45%) LDAP
3 17 (5.28%) HTTP
4 13 (4.04%) Internet
5 10 (3.11%) Firewall
6 8 (2.48%) Network Security
6 8 (2.48%) SSL
7 6 (1.86%) BIG-IP
8 5 (1.55%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.93%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.93%) Intranet
9 3 (0.93%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.62%) IPsec
10 2 (0.62%) NAS
10 2 (0.62%) SAN
10 2 (0.62%) SSH
10 2 (0.62%) VPN
11 1 (0.31%) AMQP
11 1 (0.31%) RNC
11 1 (0.31%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.83%) Relational Database
2 21 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 18 (5.59%) RDBMS
3 18 (5.59%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.11%) MySQL
5 9 (2.80%) Big Data
5 9 (2.80%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.48%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.86%) GIS
8 5 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.24%) Datazen
9 4 (1.24%) DB2
10 3 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.93%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (8.39%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.07%) Jenkins
3 23 (7.14%) JIRA
4 20 (6.21%) Selenium
5 17 (5.28%) SoapUI
6 14 (4.35%) JUnit
7 13 (4.04%) Eclipse
8 12 (3.73%) Maven
9 11 (3.42%) Subversion
9 11 (3.42%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.17%) Cucumber
11 6 (1.86%) Hudson
11 6 (1.86%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (1.86%) TestNG
12 5 (1.55%) Fiddler
13 4 (1.24%) JMeter
13 4 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (1.24%) TeamCity
14 3 (0.93%) Ant
14 3 (0.93%) AppScan
General
1 27 (8.39%) Finance
2 21 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 20 (6.21%) Retail
4 8 (2.48%) Marketing
5 5 (1.55%) Electronics
6 4 (1.24%) German Language
7 2 (0.62%) Billing
7 2 (0.62%) Games
7 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 109 (33.85%) Developer
2 60 (18.63%) Java Developer
3 50 (15.53%) Support Engineer
4 49 (15.22%) Architect
5 30 (9.32%) Consultant
6 27 (8.39%) Analyst
7 22 (6.83%) Web Engineer
8 21 (6.52%) Administrator
9 20 (6.21%) Solaris Engineer
9 20 (6.21%) VMware Engineer
10 18 (5.59%) Solaris Support Engineer
10 18 (5.59%) VMware Support Engineer
10 18 (5.59%) Web Support Engineer
11 17 (5.28%) Solaris Administrator
11 17 (5.28%) VMWare Administrator
12 16 (4.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 16 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (4.35%) Test Architect
14 12 (3.73%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (15.84%) XML
2 49 (15.22%) HTML
3 47 (14.60%) Spring
4 46 (14.29%) Web Services
5 44 (13.66%) .NET
6 42 (13.04%) J2EE
7 38 (11.80%) REST
8 36 (11.18%) CSS
9 30 (9.32%) JSP
10 29 (9.01%) SOAP
11 22 (6.83%) Flash
11 22 (6.83%) Hibernate
12 21 (6.52%) Java EE
13 17 (5.28%) Ajax
13 17 (5.28%) Middleware
14 16 (4.97%) ASP.NET
14 16 (4.97%) RESTful
15 15 (4.66%) .NET Framework
15 15 (4.66%) Node.js
16 14 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.76%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.28%) Virtual Team
3 11 (3.42%) Cryptography
4 7 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.86%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.86%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.86%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.55%) PKI
7 4 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
7 4 (1.24%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.24%) W3C
8 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.93%) Data Centre
8 3 (0.93%) User Experience
9 2 (0.62%) CMDB
9 2 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.62%) iPad
9 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 59 (18.32%) Windows
2 46 (14.29%) Linux
3 33 (10.25%) Solaris
4 30 (9.32%) Unix
5 20 (6.21%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.48%) AIX
7 7 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.86%) CentOS
9 5 (1.55%) Android
10 3 (0.93%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.31%) HPUX
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.31%) SUSE
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (16.15%) Software Engineering
3 44 (13.66%) MVC
4 39 (12.11%) DevOps
5 35 (10.87%) Scrum
6 31 (9.63%) E-Commerce
6 31 (9.63%) UML
7 27 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (8.39%) Open Source
8 26 (8.07%) TDD
9 25 (7.76%) Change Management
9 25 (7.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 24 (7.45%) Time Management
11 23 (7.14%) Incident Management
11 23 (7.14%) SDLC
11 23 (7.14%) SOA
12 21 (6.52%) ITIL
13 20 (6.21%) Mentoring
14 19 (5.90%) High Availability
14 19 (5.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (35.09%) SQL
2 66 (20.50%) JavaScript
3 36 (11.18%) Python
4 29 (9.01%) C#
5 28 (8.70%) C++
6 25 (7.76%) C
7 20 (6.21%) PL/SQL
8 19 (5.90%) PHP
9 17 (5.28%) Ruby
9 17 (5.28%) VB
10 15 (4.66%) Shell Script
11 12 (3.73%) Bash Shell
12 10 (3.11%) Perl
12 10 (3.11%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.80%) VB.NET
14 8 (2.48%) PowerShell
15 7 (2.17%) Groovy
15 7 (2.17%) Scala
15 7 (2.17%) VBScript
16 5 (1.55%) R
Qualifications
1 57 (17.70%) Security Cleared
2 52 (16.15%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.59%) Degree
4 5 (1.55%) CISSP
4 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.24%) GIAC
6 3 (0.93%) MCITP
6 3 (0.93%) MCTS
7 2 (0.62%) CEH
7 2 (0.62%) CISA
7 2 (0.62%) CISM
7 2 (0.62%) CRISC
7 2 (0.62%) MCSD
7 2 (0.62%) MCSE
8 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.31%) CCNA
8 1 (0.31%) CCNP
8 1 (0.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.83%) SLA
2 17 (5.28%) QA
3 6 (1.86%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.66%) ISA Server
2 15 (4.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.73%) Docker
4 4 (1.24%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) GeoWebCache
5 1 (0.31%) KVM
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (3.11%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (1.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (1.55%) Ansible
4 3 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (0.93%) Puppet
5 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.62%) Nessus
5 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.31%) Mesos
6 1 (0.31%) Nagios
6 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.31%) Netcool
6 1 (0.31%) NSN NetAct
6 1 (0.31%) OpenView
6 1 (0.31%) Scalr
6 1 (0.31%) SELinux
6 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 91 (28.26%) Oracle
2 40 (12.42%) VMware
3 24 (7.45%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.66%) Fujitsu
5 12 (3.73%) Endeca
5 12 (3.73%) IBM
6 10 (3.11%) hybris
7 9 (2.80%) BMC
7 9 (2.80%) Cisco
7 9 (2.80%) FatWire
7 9 (2.80%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.48%) ATG
9 7 (2.17%) BEA
9 7 (2.17%) F5
9 7 (2.17%) Remedy
10 6 (1.86%) Percussion
10 6 (1.86%) SAP
10 6 (1.86%) Sun
10 6 (1.86%) Talend
11 5 (1.55%) Ab Initio
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