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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 27 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 146 115 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.60% 4.74% 5.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.57% 18.52% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 62 82
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£425 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
677 621 831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.97% 25.59% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 313 377
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £260 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 17
Average hourly rate £36.00 £23.50 £30.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.25 £14.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 +7 61 £400 +3.89% 30
Bracknell +2 20 £391 +73.88% 12
Slough -8 15 £488 +48.85% 6
Newbury -9 7 £470 +17.50% 8
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 104 (34.55%) Oracle
2 93 (30.90%) JavaScript
3 85 (28.24%) HTML
4 76 (25.25%) SQL
4 76 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (19.60%) CSS
6 57 (18.94%) Linux
7 55 (18.27%) UNIX
8 50 (16.61%) WebSphere
9 49 (16.28%) J2EE
10 47 (15.61%) XML
11 46 (15.28%) Python
12 44 (14.62%) IBM
13 42 (13.95%) Spring
14 40 (13.29%) C++
15 38 (12.62%) jQuery
16 36 (11.96%) Web Services
17 35 (11.63%) SOA
17 35 (11.63%) TDD
18 34 (11.30%) Git (software)
18 34 (11.30%) Telecoms
19 33 (10.96%) Apache
20 32 (10.63%) MVC
21 31 (10.30%) Scrum
21 31 (10.30%) SOAP
22 30 (9.97%) E-Commerce
22 30 (9.97%) Middleware
23 29 (9.63%) C#
23 29 (9.63%) DB2
23 29 (9.63%) Relational Database

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (16.61%) WebSphere
2 33 (10.96%) Apache
3 24 (7.97%) WebLogic
4 17 (5.65%) Commerce Server
5 14 (4.65%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.65%) Oracle Spatial
6 12 (3.99%) Node.js
6 12 (3.99%) JBoss
7 11 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 11 (3.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (2.33%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (1.99%) CMS
9 6 (1.99%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.66%) MQSeries
11 4 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (1.00%) IIS
12 3 (1.00%) Jetty
13 2 (0.66%) nginx
13 2 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.33%) MS Office
3 3 (1.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.66%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) BusinessWare
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.00%) Fredhopper
2 3 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.66%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.33%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.33%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.99%) SaaS
2 5 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.33%) GitHub
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) Force.com
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.99%) SSL
2 9 (2.99%) HTTP
3 6 (1.99%) Firewall
3 6 (1.99%) SSH
4 5 (1.66%) Internet
5 4 (1.33%) SAN
5 4 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.33%) Wireless
5 4 (1.33%) LDAP
5 4 (1.33%) LTE
6 3 (1.00%) LAN
6 3 (1.00%) WLAN
6 3 (1.00%) WAN
6 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.00%) VPN
7 2 (0.66%) SNMP
7 2 (0.66%) ASN.1
7 2 (0.66%) CTI
7 2 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.66%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.63%) DB2
1 29 (9.63%) Relational Database
2 23 (7.64%) MySQL
3 20 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (5.98%) SQL Server
5 16 (5.32%) RDBMS
6 15 (4.98%) Oracle Database
7 12 (3.99%) OLTP
8 8 (2.66%) DbVisualizer
9 7 (2.33%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.66%) Big Data
10 5 (1.66%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.33%) Informix
12 3 (1.00%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.33%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.33%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 34 (11.30%) Git (software)
2 26 (8.64%) Subversion
3 23 (7.64%) Jenkins
4 22 (7.31%) Eclipse
5 21 (6.98%) TeamCity
6 20 (6.64%) Selenium
7 17 (5.65%) Maven
8 16 (5.32%) WebDriver
8 16 (5.32%) JUnit
9 15 (4.98%) Cucumber
10 10 (3.32%) LoadRunner
11 9 (2.99%) Ant
12 8 (2.66%) HP UFT
12 8 (2.66%) JIRA
12 8 (2.66%) Hudson
13 6 (1.99%) Grunt
14 5 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (1.66%) TestNG
14 5 (1.66%) Xcode
15 4 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (11.30%) Telecoms
2 27 (8.97%) Finance
3 24 (7.97%) Retail
4 7 (2.33%) Banking
5 6 (1.99%) Electronics
6 4 (1.33%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.00%) Marketing
7 3 (1.00%) Billing
7 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.66%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Games
9 1 (0.33%) Automotive
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 141 (46.84%) Developer
2 61 (20.27%) Java Developer
3 32 (10.63%) Architect
4 28 (9.30%) Analyst
5 17 (5.65%) Consultant
6 15 (4.98%) Test Analyst
7 13 (4.32%) Software Engineer
7 13 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (3.99%) Tester
8 12 (3.99%) C++ Developer
9 11 (3.65%) WebSphere Developer
10 10 (3.32%) Front-End Developer
10 10 (3.32%) Automation Tester
10 10 (3.32%) Senior Developer
11 9 (2.99%) Android Developer
12 8 (2.66%) Team Leader
13 7 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
13 7 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
14 6 (1.99%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (28.24%) HTML
2 59 (19.60%) CSS
3 49 (16.28%) J2EE
4 47 (15.61%) XML
5 42 (13.95%) Spring
6 38 (12.62%) jQuery
7 36 (11.96%) Web Services
8 31 (10.30%) SOAP
9 30 (9.97%) Middleware
10 28 (9.30%) Hibernate
11 27 (8.97%) AngularJS
12 22 (7.31%) Spring MVC
13 21 (6.98%) Ajax
13 21 (6.98%) Java EE
14 20 (6.64%) REST
15 18 (5.98%) .NET
15 18 (5.98%) EJB
15 18 (5.98%) HTML5
16 14 (4.65%) JSP
17 13 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.97%) Computer Science
2 19 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.65%) GIS
4 11 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.32%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (2.99%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.99%) User Experience
7 6 (1.99%) Device Driver
7 6 (1.99%) PKI
7 6 (1.99%) W3C
7 6 (1.99%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.66%) Data Integration
8 5 (1.66%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.66%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.33%) CMDB
9 4 (1.33%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.00%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.00%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.66%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 57 (18.94%) Linux
2 55 (18.27%) UNIX
3 25 (8.31%) Android
4 23 (7.64%) Windows
5 14 (4.65%) AIX
6 13 (4.32%) Apple iOS
7 8 (2.66%) Solaris
8 7 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.33%) Windows 7
9 4 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.33%) CentOS
11 1 (0.33%) zOS
11 1 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (11.63%) TDD
2 35 (11.63%) SOA
3 32 (10.63%) MVC
4 31 (10.30%) Scrum
5 30 (9.97%) E-Commerce
6 21 (6.98%) ITIL
6 21 (6.98%) SDLC
7 19 (6.31%) Software Engineering
8 18 (5.98%) Multithreading
8 18 (5.98%) User Stories
9 17 (5.65%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (5.32%) Test Automation
11 15 (4.98%) Android Development
11 15 (4.98%) Project Management
12 14 (4.65%) Data Modelling
12 14 (4.65%) Automated Testing
12 14 (4.65%) BDD
13 13 (4.32%) Unit Testing
14 11 (3.65%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 93 (30.90%) JavaScript
2 76 (25.25%) SQL
3 46 (15.28%) Python
4 40 (13.29%) C++
5 29 (9.63%) C#
6 26 (8.64%) Perl
7 18 (5.98%) C
8 15 (4.98%) Ruby
9 12 (3.99%) Groovy
10 10 (3.32%) PHP
10 10 (3.32%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.33%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.99%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.99%) Scala
13 5 (1.66%) VB
14 4 (1.33%) Assembly Language
14 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.33%) BeanShell
15 3 (1.00%) VBScript
16 2 (0.66%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 28 (9.30%) Degree
2 26 (8.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (2.99%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.99%) ISEB
4 7 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.66%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.98%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.33%) IEC 61508
3 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 6 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.66%) VirtualBox
3 3 (1.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (2.33%) Puppet
2 5 (1.66%) Vagrant
2 5 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (1.00%) Tivoli
4 3 (1.00%) Ansible
5 2 (0.66%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (0.66%) TIBCO Hawk
6 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.33%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.33%) yum
6 1 (0.33%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (0.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 104 (34.55%) Oracle
2 44 (14.62%) IBM
3 15 (4.98%) Microsoft
4 14 (4.65%) HP
5 13 (4.32%) Adobe
6 12 (3.99%) Sybase
6 12 (3.99%) webMethods
7 11 (3.65%) Red Hat
8 10 (3.32%) CA
9 9 (2.99%) Ab Initio
10 7 (2.33%) VMware
11 6 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.99%) Sencha
12 5 (1.66%) F5
12 5 (1.66%) Talend
12 5 (1.66%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.66%) SAP
12 5 (1.66%) Cisco
12 5 (1.66%) BMC
13 4 (1.33%) Software AG
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