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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 20 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 182 129 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.47% 4.74% 5.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.80% 17.99% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 88 74
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 £19.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+557.89% -44.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
734 717 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.11% 26.34% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 392 304
Average daily rate £355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 56
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 £15.00 £16.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £27.20 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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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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 +8 56 £375 +3.09% 48
Slough +17 32 £313 -16.66% 5
Bracknell +12 14 £500 +33.20% 3
Maidenhead +7 6 £325 -13.33% 2
Newbury -21 5 £388 +10.71% 9
Windsor - 2 - - 3
Wokingham - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 123 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (24.10%) SQL
3 80 (22.16%) Oracle
4 71 (19.67%) Linux
5 69 (19.11%) TDD
6 66 (18.28%) SOAP
7 64 (17.73%) HTML
8 59 (16.34%) UNIX
9 54 (14.96%) Web Services
10 52 (14.40%) JavaScript
11 48 (13.30%) Finance
12 46 (12.74%) Perl
12 46 (12.74%) J2EE
13 42 (11.63%) .NET
13 42 (11.63%) Scrum
14 39 (10.80%) C#
14 39 (10.80%) XML
14 39 (10.80%) Python
15 35 (9.70%) Windows
15 35 (9.70%) Apache
15 35 (9.70%) Telecoms
15 35 (9.70%) QA
16 34 (9.42%) Spring
17 33 (9.14%) WebLogic
18 31 (8.59%) C++
18 31 (8.59%) CSS
18 31 (8.59%) Software Engineering
19 30 (8.31%) SOA
20 29 (8.03%) SQL Server
21 28 (7.76%) MySQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 35 (9.70%) Apache
2 33 (9.14%) WebLogic
3 27 (7.48%) Tomcat
4 22 (6.09%) WebSphere
5 15 (4.16%) JBoss
6 12 (3.32%) IIS
7 6 (1.66%) MQSeries
7 6 (1.66%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.39%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (1.39%) NetWeaver
9 4 (1.11%) iPlanet
9 4 (1.11%) CMS
9 4 (1.11%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.11%) JCAPS
9 4 (1.11%) WebSphere Portal
10 3 (0.83%) Confluence
10 3 (0.83%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.83%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 11 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.55%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.28%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.28%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.28%) assyst
4 1 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.37%) SaaS
2 15 (4.16%) Force.com
3 11 (3.05%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.11%) IaaS
4 4 (1.11%) PaaS
5 3 (0.83%) GitHub
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.20%) HTTP
2 18 (4.99%) TCP/IP
3 17 (4.71%) DNS
4 9 (2.49%) Firewall
5 8 (2.22%) Internet
5 8 (2.22%) Ethernet
6 7 (1.94%) MPLS
7 6 (1.66%) SSL
7 6 (1.66%) SDH
7 6 (1.66%) NAS
8 5 (1.39%) SSH
8 5 (1.39%) SAN
9 4 (1.11%) WAN
9 4 (1.11%) LAN
10 3 (0.83%) LDAP
10 3 (0.83%) VPN
10 3 (0.83%) DAB
10 3 (0.83%) Network Security
11 2 (0.55%) LTE
11 2 (0.55%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.76%) MySQL
3 26 (7.20%) Relational Database
4 21 (5.82%) Oracle Database
5 19 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 13 (3.60%) DB2
7 12 (3.32%) OLTP
8 11 (3.05%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.77%) MongoDB
9 10 (2.77%) SAP BW
10 9 (2.49%) Oracle Database 10g
11 8 (2.22%) Informix
12 6 (1.66%) InterSystems Cache
13 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (1.39%) SAP Data Services
13 5 (1.39%) SAP HANA
14 4 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (7.48%) Selenium
2 25 (6.93%) Eclipse
3 24 (6.65%) Git (software)
4 23 (6.37%) JUnit
5 20 (5.54%) WebDriver
6 19 (5.26%) JIRA
7 16 (4.43%) Jenkins
8 15 (4.16%) Subversion
8 15 (4.16%) Maven
9 8 (2.22%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.94%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 7 (1.94%) Ant
11 6 (1.66%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.66%) Toad
12 5 (1.39%) Hudson
13 4 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
14 3 (0.83%) IntelliJ
14 3 (0.83%) Grunt
14 3 (0.83%) Bower
General
1 48 (13.30%) Finance
2 35 (9.70%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.37%) Retail
4 14 (3.88%) Banking
5 13 (3.60%) Marketing
6 9 (2.49%) Back Office
7 6 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.39%) Turkish Language
9 4 (1.11%) Advertising
9 4 (1.11%) Electronics
10 3 (0.83%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Games
11 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 138 (38.23%) Developer
2 65 (18.01%) Architect
3 63 (17.45%) Java Developer
4 39 (10.80%) Analyst
5 26 (7.20%) Solutions Architect
6 22 (6.09%) Technical Architect
7 15 (4.16%) Consultant
8 14 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (3.60%) Business Analyst
9 13 (3.60%) Tester
9 13 (3.60%) Software Engineer
9 13 (3.60%) Agile Java Developer
10 12 (3.32%) Designer
10 12 (3.32%) Test Analyst
10 12 (3.32%) C++ Developer
11 9 (2.49%) Support Engineer
11 9 (2.49%) Administrator
12 8 (2.22%) Data Architect
12 8 (2.22%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 7 (1.94%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.28%) SOAP
2 64 (17.73%) HTML
3 54 (14.96%) Web Services
4 46 (12.74%) J2EE
5 42 (11.63%) .NET
6 39 (10.80%) XML
7 34 (9.42%) Spring
8 31 (8.59%) CSS
9 23 (6.37%) Middleware
10 21 (5.82%) JSP
11 19 (5.26%) Hibernate
11 19 (5.26%) jQuery
11 19 (5.26%) REST
12 18 (4.99%) JSON
13 17 (4.71%) Visualforce
14 16 (4.43%) RESTful
15 15 (4.16%) Struts
16 14 (3.88%) JMS
16 14 (3.88%) Ajax
17 13 (3.60%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.82%) User Experience
2 19 (5.26%) Open Source
3 17 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (2.77%) GIS
5 10 (2.77%) Web 2.0
6 9 (2.49%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.66%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.39%) CLARiiON
9 4 (1.11%) DTV
9 4 (1.11%) W3C
9 4 (1.11%) iPhone
10 3 (0.83%) iPad
10 3 (0.83%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.83%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.83%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.55%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 71 (19.67%) Linux
2 59 (16.34%) UNIX
3 35 (9.70%) Windows
4 25 (6.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (5.54%) Android
6 16 (4.43%) Solaris
7 11 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.77%) AIX
9 9 (2.49%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.11%) zOS
13 3 (0.83%) CentOS
13 3 (0.83%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.55%) Debian
15 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.28%) HPUX
15 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (19.11%) TDD
3 42 (11.63%) Scrum
4 31 (8.59%) Software Engineering
5 30 (8.31%) SOA
6 25 (6.93%) E-Commerce
7 24 (6.65%) OO
8 22 (6.09%) BDD
9 21 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (5.26%) DevOps
11 18 (4.99%) Multithreading
12 17 (4.71%) Pair Programming
13 16 (4.43%) Technical Architecture
13 16 (4.43%) ITIL
13 16 (4.43%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (3.88%) CRM
14 14 (3.88%) TOGAF
15 13 (3.60%) Web Development
15 13 (3.60%) Data Modelling
15 13 (3.60%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 87 (24.10%) SQL
2 52 (14.40%) JavaScript
3 46 (12.74%) Perl
4 39 (10.80%) C#
4 39 (10.80%) Python
5 31 (8.59%) C++
6 27 (7.48%) Ruby
7 24 (6.65%) PHP
8 23 (6.37%) PL/SQL
9 17 (4.71%) Apex Code
10 12 (3.32%) Scala
11 11 (3.05%) C
12 10 (2.77%) Groovy
12 10 (2.77%) ABAP
13 8 (2.22%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.66%) MUMPS
14 6 (1.66%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.39%) VB
15 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (4.16%) Degree
2 10 (2.77%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.22%) ISEB
4 6 (1.66%) VCP4
5 4 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.83%) HND
6 3 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.55%) PMP
7 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.55%) CCNA
7 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.55%) JNCIA
7 2 (0.55%) RHCE
8 1 (0.28%) MCTS
8 1 (0.28%) MCITP
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.28%) HP APS
8 1 (0.28%) CISSP
8 1 (0.28%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.70%) QA
2 5 (1.39%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.83%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.28%) SLA
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.94%) NFS
3 6 (1.66%) vSphere
4 4 (1.11%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.55%) Samba
5 2 (0.55%) Postfix
5 2 (0.55%) XenServer
5 2 (0.55%) OpenSSH
5 2 (0.55%) vCloud
5 2 (0.55%) Docker
6 1 (0.28%) HDFS
6 1 (0.28%) LXC
6 1 (0.28%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (3.88%) Puppet
2 6 (1.66%) NetBackup
3 3 (0.83%) WSUS
4 2 (0.55%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.55%) SELinux
5 1 (0.28%) Salt
5 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.28%) Netcool
5 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 80 (22.16%) Oracle
2 22 (6.09%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (5.82%) VMware
4 20 (5.54%) Red Hat
5 17 (4.71%) SAP
6 16 (4.43%) Cramer
7 13 (3.60%) Sybase
7 13 (3.60%) webMethods
8 11 (3.05%) IBM
8 11 (3.05%) Adobe
9 10 (2.77%) Citrix
9 10 (2.77%) Microsoft
10 9 (2.49%) Amdocs
11 8 (2.22%) HP
11 8 (2.22%) EMC
12 7 (1.94%) Redknee
12 7 (1.94%) Symantec
13 6 (1.66%) BEA
13 6 (1.66%) Cisco
13 6 (1.66%) Business Objects
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