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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 34 28 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 118 152 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.82% 5.92% 5.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.79% 18.01% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 86 80
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£375 £381 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £295 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-6.04% -0.66%
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
628 844 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.66% 32.89% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 390 351
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 36
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 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
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 2 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 -5 41 £393 -1.87% 13
Slough +9 29 £328 -27.22% 11
Bracknell +9 10 £225 -25.00% 9
Newbury +1 6 £400 +10.34% 6
Wokingham 0 1 £370 +12.97% 1
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 3
Windsor - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 61 (25.42%) Spring
2 59 (24.58%) .NET
3 51 (21.25%) UNIX
4 49 (20.42%) Linux
5 47 (19.58%) XML
5 47 (19.58%) J2EE
6 46 (19.17%) SQL
6 46 (19.17%) SOAP
6 46 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (18.75%) HTML
8 44 (18.33%) Web Services
9 42 (17.50%) JavaScript
9 42 (17.50%) Oracle
10 37 (15.42%) E-Commerce
11 35 (14.58%) Scrum
12 34 (14.17%) CSS
13 32 (13.33%) Telecoms
13 32 (13.33%) Hibernate
14 31 (12.92%) Finance
14 31 (12.92%) C++
15 30 (12.50%) Windows
15 30 (12.50%) TDD
16 29 (12.08%) Salesforce.com
17 28 (11.67%) Degree
18 26 (10.83%) OO
19 25 (10.42%) JUnit
19 25 (10.42%) Eclipse
20 23 (9.58%) SOA
20 23 (9.58%) Python
20 23 (9.58%) CRM

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 18 (7.50%) Tomcat
1 18 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 11 (4.58%) CMS
3 9 (3.75%) Apache
4 8 (3.33%) Liferay
5 7 (2.92%) Confluence
5 7 (2.92%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.50%) CICS
6 6 (2.50%) ArcGIS
7 5 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.67%) Oracle Spatial
8 4 (1.67%) Alfresco
9 3 (1.25%) Drupal
9 3 (1.25%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.25%) IIS
9 3 (1.25%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
11 1 (0.42%) PegaRULES
11 1 (0.42%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.42%) SAP Web AS
Applications
1 4 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.83%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS Office
4 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.25%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.25%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.83%) Magento
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.42%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.42%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.58%) Force.com
1 11 (4.58%) SaaS
2 3 (1.25%) GitHub
3 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.83%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.42%) PaaS
4 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.50%) DNS
2 16 (6.67%) HTTP
3 9 (3.75%) Internet
4 6 (2.50%) SSL
4 6 (2.50%) VoIP
5 5 (2.08%) DHCP
5 5 (2.08%) ISDN
5 5 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.08%) SAN
5 5 (2.08%) RTP
5 5 (2.08%) NAS
5 5 (2.08%) Firewall
6 4 (1.67%) SSH
6 4 (1.67%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.25%) VPN
7 3 (1.25%) LDAP
7 3 (1.25%) ATM
7 3 (1.25%) FTP
8 2 (0.83%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.83%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.75%) MySQL
2 19 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.42%) DB2
4 11 (4.58%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.58%) Relational Database
5 10 (4.17%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.75%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.67%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.67%) Triplestore
10 3 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.83%) Big Data
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.83%) Pentaho
11 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (10.42%) JUnit
1 25 (10.42%) Eclipse
2 20 (8.33%) Subversion
3 17 (7.08%) JIRA
3 17 (7.08%) Selenium
4 14 (5.83%) Maven
5 12 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 11 (4.58%) Ant
7 8 (3.33%) Hudson
8 7 (2.92%) JBehave
8 7 (2.92%) WebDriver
8 7 (2.92%) Gradle
9 5 (2.08%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.08%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.67%) JMeter
11 3 (1.25%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.25%) Introscope
11 3 (1.25%) Toad
General
1 32 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 31 (12.92%) Finance
3 14 (5.83%) Retail
4 12 (5.00%) Banking
5 10 (4.17%) Marketing
6 8 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.33%) Electronics
7 3 (1.25%) Publishing
8 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.83%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Military
9 1 (0.42%) German Language
Job Titles
1 127 (52.92%) Developer
2 74 (30.83%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.92%) Analyst
4 18 (7.50%) Architect
5 15 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.42%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (3.75%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (3.75%) Consultant
10 8 (3.33%) Test Analyst
10 8 (3.33%) Project Engineer
11 7 (2.92%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 7 (2.92%) Designer
11 7 (2.92%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (2.50%) Agile Java Developer
12 6 (2.50%) Hybris Developer
12 6 (2.50%) Administrator
12 6 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (25.42%) Spring
2 59 (24.58%) .NET
3 47 (19.58%) J2EE
3 47 (19.58%) XML
4 46 (19.17%) SOAP
5 45 (18.75%) HTML
6 44 (18.33%) Web Services
7 34 (14.17%) CSS
8 32 (13.33%) Hibernate
9 23 (9.58%) Ajax
10 22 (9.17%) RESTful
11 19 (7.92%) JSP
12 15 (6.25%) jQuery
13 14 (5.83%) JMS
14 12 (5.00%) Struts
14 12 (5.00%) JSON
15 11 (4.58%) Middleware
15 11 (4.58%) REST
16 10 (4.17%) Visualforce
17 9 (3.75%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.33%) Open Source
2 13 (5.42%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.33%) Data Integration
6 7 (2.92%) DTV
7 6 (2.50%) GIS
7 6 (2.50%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.08%) Physics
8 5 (2.08%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.08%) Statistics
9 4 (1.67%) Ontologies
9 4 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.67%) W3C
9 4 (1.67%) Life Science
9 4 (1.67%) iPhone
9 4 (1.67%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.67%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.25%) UNIX
2 49 (20.42%) Linux
3 30 (12.50%) Windows
4 15 (6.25%) Solaris
5 13 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (5.42%) Android
6 12 (5.00%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.67%) AIX
11 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.42%) Debian
12 1 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.42%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (15.42%) E-Commerce
3 35 (14.58%) Scrum
4 30 (12.50%) TDD
5 26 (10.83%) OO
6 23 (9.58%) SOA
6 23 (9.58%) CRM
7 22 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (7.92%) MVC
9 18 (7.50%) Unit Testing
10 15 (6.25%) Analytics
11 14 (5.83%) Migration
11 14 (5.83%) B2C
12 12 (5.00%) Pair Programming
12 12 (5.00%) TOGAF
13 10 (4.17%) Software Engineering
13 10 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (4.17%) Mentoring
13 10 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (4.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.17%) SQL
2 42 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 31 (12.92%) C++
4 23 (9.58%) C#
4 23 (9.58%) Python
5 18 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 17 (7.08%) Perl
7 15 (6.25%) Scala
8 13 (5.42%) Groovy
9 11 (4.58%) Apex Code
10 9 (3.75%) VB
11 7 (2.92%) PHP
11 7 (2.92%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.92%) C
11 7 (2.92%) Ruby
12 6 (2.50%) COBOL
12 6 (2.50%) JCL
13 4 (1.67%) SPARQL
13 4 (1.67%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (11.67%) Degree
2 12 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (5.00%) CCNA
3 11 (4.58%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.75%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.92%) ISEB
5 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.92%) JNCIA
6 6 (2.50%) MCTS
6 6 (2.50%) MCSE
6 6 (2.50%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.08%) CCVP
7 5 (2.08%) RHCE
8 4 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.25%) PMP
9 3 (1.25%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.83%) CISSP
11 1 (0.42%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.08%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.75%) NFS
2 6 (2.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Xen
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.42%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.25%) nmon
3 2 (0.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.42%) YUM
4 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (17.50%) Oracle
2 29 (12.08%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (6.67%) Cisco
4 14 (5.83%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.42%) Siebel
5 13 (5.42%) SAP
6 10 (4.17%) hybris
7 9 (3.75%) IBM
7 9 (3.75%) Sun
8 8 (3.33%) Citrix
8 8 (3.33%) Redknee
9 7 (2.92%) Google
9 7 (2.92%) Juniper
10 6 (2.50%) Microsoft
10 6 (2.50%) ESRI
10 6 (2.50%) RedPrairie
11 5 (2.08%) JDA
12 4 (1.67%) JBoss
12 4 (1.67%) HP
12 4 (1.67%) Alterian
Berkshire
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Rate: Unspecified Competitive Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £250 to £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £0 to £60 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago