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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 16 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 167 139 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.59% 5.52% 5.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.30% 21.32% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 82 65
Median daily rate £440 £408 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £338 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.98% -13.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
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
635 652 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.86% 25.87% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 411 334
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 14
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £22.75 £15.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £45.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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
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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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 +4 33 £440 +0.57% 12
Bracknell 0 25 £460 +17.57% 5
Maidenhead +12 22 £525 +38.15% 4
Newbury +15 19 £275 -34.52% 2
Wokingham - 14 £350 - 1
Slough -1 9 £350 -28.20% 4
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 105 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (31.89%) SQL
3 76 (23.53%) Oracle
4 70 (21.67%) JavaScript
5 60 (18.58%) HTML
6 56 (17.34%) XML
7 50 (15.48%) Security Cleared
8 48 (14.86%) Windows
8 48 (14.86%) J2EE
9 47 (14.55%) Scrum
10 46 (14.24%) .NET
10 46 (14.24%) SC Cleared
10 46 (14.24%) Spring
11 45 (13.93%) Software Engineering
11 45 (13.93%) CSS
12 40 (12.38%) Web Services
12 40 (12.38%) E-Commerce
12 40 (12.38%) VMware
13 39 (12.07%) MVC
13 39 (12.07%) Solaris
13 39 (12.07%) Linux
14 37 (11.46%) UML
14 37 (11.46%) TDD
14 37 (11.46%) REST
15 34 (10.53%) Jenkins
15 34 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (10.22%) SOAP
16 33 (10.22%) SOA
16 33 (10.22%) Open Source
17 32 (9.91%) DNS

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 31 (9.60%) JBoss
2 25 (7.74%) SharePoint
3 16 (4.95%) WebLogic
4 15 (4.64%) Apache
5 13 (4.02%) Drupal
5 13 (4.02%) Tomcat
6 10 (3.10%) Apache Solr
7 9 (2.79%) CMS
7 9 (2.79%) Confluence
7 9 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.48%) IIS
9 6 (1.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (1.86%) iPlanet
9 6 (1.86%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.55%) Joomla!
10 5 (1.55%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (1.55%) WordPress
11 4 (1.24%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (3.10%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.79%) MS Project
3 7 (2.17%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.62%) MS Office
5 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (4.33%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.93%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.31%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.31%) SAP hybris
4 1 (0.31%) Sprinklr
4 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.88%) SaaS
2 18 (5.57%) PaaS
3 14 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.55%) GitHub
6 3 (0.93%) Boomi
7 2 (0.62%) IaaS
7 2 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.31%) Force.com
8 1 (0.31%) Office 365
8 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.91%) DNS
1 32 (9.91%) LDAP
2 13 (4.02%) Internet
3 11 (3.41%) HTTP
4 8 (2.48%) Firewall
5 7 (2.17%) Network Security
6 6 (1.86%) BIG-IP
7 3 (0.93%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.93%) Intranet
8 2 (0.62%) NAS
8 2 (0.62%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.62%) SAN
8 2 (0.62%) VLAN
9 1 (0.31%) AMQP
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.31%) HSRP
9 1 (0.31%) MQTT
9 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.36%) Relational Database
2 20 (6.19%) RDBMS
2 20 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.26%) Oracle Database
4 14 (4.33%) Hadoop
5 13 (4.02%) Big Data
6 11 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.48%) MySQL
8 7 (2.17%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.55%) DB2
10 4 (1.24%) GIS
10 4 (1.24%) MS Access
10 4 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.93%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.62%) HBase
12 2 (0.62%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 34 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 29 (8.98%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.50%) JIRA
3 21 (6.50%) JUnit
4 19 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 19 (5.88%) SoapUI
5 17 (5.26%) Maven
5 17 (5.26%) Selenium
6 13 (4.02%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.10%) Cucumber
7 10 (3.10%) Subversion
8 8 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.86%) IntelliJ
9 6 (1.86%) TestNG
10 5 (1.55%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.24%) Gradle
11 4 (1.24%) JMeter
11 4 (1.24%) Mockito
11 4 (1.24%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.93%) Grunt
General
1 31 (9.60%) Finance
2 22 (6.81%) Retail
3 15 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.72%) Marketing
5 5 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.24%) German Language
7 2 (0.62%) Electronics
7 2 (0.62%) Games
7 2 (0.62%) Legal
7 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 95 (29.41%) Developer
2 60 (18.58%) Architect
3 50 (15.48%) Java Developer
3 50 (15.48%) Support Engineer
4 34 (10.53%) Analyst
5 31 (9.60%) Administrator
6 29 (8.98%) Consultant
7 28 (8.67%) Solaris Engineer
7 28 (8.67%) VMware Engineer
8 26 (8.05%) Solaris Support Engineer
8 26 (8.05%) VMware Support Engineer
9 25 (7.74%) Solaris Administrator
9 25 (7.74%) VMWare Administrator
9 25 (7.74%) Web Engineer
10 24 (7.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 24 (7.43%) 3rd Line Support
10 24 (7.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (5.26%) Web Support Engineer
12 16 (4.95%) Java Architect
13 14 (4.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (18.58%) HTML
2 56 (17.34%) XML
3 48 (14.86%) J2EE
4 46 (14.24%) .NET
4 46 (14.24%) Spring
5 45 (13.93%) CSS
6 40 (12.38%) Web Services
7 37 (11.46%) REST
8 33 (10.22%) SOAP
9 24 (7.43%) Java EE
10 22 (6.81%) JSP
11 21 (6.50%) Flash
12 20 (6.19%) Hibernate
13 18 (5.57%) jQuery
14 17 (5.26%) JSON
15 16 (4.95%) Middleware
15 16 (4.95%) Struts
16 15 (4.64%) Ajax
16 15 (4.64%) AngularJS
16 15 (4.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.64%) Mathematics
3 14 (4.33%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.33%) Cryptography
4 9 (2.79%) Virtual Team
4 9 (2.79%) Visualisation
5 6 (1.86%) User Experience
6 5 (1.55%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.24%) CMDB
7 4 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.93%) PKI
8 3 (0.93%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.62%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.62%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.62%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.62%) Ontologies
9 2 (0.62%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 48 (14.86%) Windows
2 39 (12.07%) Linux
2 39 (12.07%) Solaris
3 31 (9.60%) Unix
4 19 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.48%) Android
6 7 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.86%) AIX
7 6 (1.86%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.31%) Debian
10 1 (0.31%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (14.55%) Scrum
3 45 (13.93%) Software Engineering
4 40 (12.38%) E-Commerce
5 39 (12.07%) MVC
6 37 (11.46%) TDD
6 37 (11.46%) UML
7 34 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (10.22%) Open Source
8 33 (10.22%) SOA
9 32 (9.91%) Performance Monitoring
10 31 (9.60%) Change Management
10 31 (9.60%) DevOps
11 29 (8.98%) Incident Management
12 28 (8.67%) SDLC
13 25 (7.74%) Time Management
14 23 (7.12%) Use Case
15 22 (6.81%) Web Development
16 20 (6.19%) Data Modelling
16 20 (6.19%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 103 (31.89%) SQL
2 70 (21.67%) JavaScript
3 26 (8.05%) PHP
4 23 (7.12%) C++
5 21 (6.50%) C
5 21 (6.50%) VB
6 19 (5.88%) C#
7 14 (4.33%) Python
7 14 (4.33%) Shell Script
8 10 (3.10%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.79%) Groovy
9 9 (2.79%) Scala
10 8 (2.48%) Perl
11 7 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.17%) VBScript
12 6 (1.86%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.55%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.55%) Ruby
13 5 (1.55%) VB6
14 3 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (15.48%) Security Cleared
2 46 (14.24%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.12%) Degree
4 8 (2.48%) PhD
5 4 (1.24%) CISSP
6 2 (0.62%) CCNP
6 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.62%) GIAC
7 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.31%) CCNA
7 1 (0.31%) CCSP
7 1 (0.31%) GPEN
7 1 (0.31%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.31%) GXPN
7 1 (0.31%) ISEB
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) OSCE
7 1 (0.31%) OSCP
7 1 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.88%) SLA
2 18 (5.57%) QA
3 5 (1.55%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) SDET
System Software
1 21 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.33%) ISA Server
3 10 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.55%) Docker
5 1 (0.31%) HDFS
5 1 (0.31%) KVM
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (1.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (1.55%) Ansible
2 5 (1.55%) Puppet
3 4 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.62%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.31%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.31%) Nessus
6 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.31%) Netcool
6 1 (0.31%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.31%) Nmap
6 1 (0.31%) OpenView
6 1 (0.31%) Rancher
6 1 (0.31%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 76 (23.53%) Oracle
2 40 (12.38%) VMware
3 20 (6.19%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.33%) Fujitsu
5 12 (3.72%) Endeca
5 12 (3.72%) IBM
6 10 (3.10%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.79%) Cisco
7 9 (2.79%) FatWire
8 6 (1.86%) BEA
8 6 (1.86%) BMC
8 6 (1.86%) F5
8 6 (1.86%) HP
8 6 (1.86%) hybris
8 6 (1.86%) SAP
8 6 (1.86%) Sun
9 5 (1.55%) Adobe
9 5 (1.55%) ATG
9 5 (1.55%) TIBCO
10 4 (1.24%) Percussion
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
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