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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 15 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 186 145 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.26% 5.63% 4.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.43% 21.61% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 88 62
Median daily rate £440 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £532 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +125.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
632 671 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.05% 26.05% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 418 320
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 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +53.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £25.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +3 42 £440 +10.00% 19
Newbury +15 28 £275 -41.48% 4
Bracknell +2 27 £475 +21.40% 5
Maidenhead +13 18 £488 - 4
Wokingham - 13 £350 - 1
Slough +1 9 £450 -7.69% 4
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 116 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (31.16%) SQL
3 89 (26.41%) Oracle
4 68 (20.18%) JavaScript
5 59 (17.51%) Security Cleared
6 56 (16.62%) XML
7 55 (16.32%) HTML
8 54 (16.02%) Windows
8 54 (16.02%) SC Cleared
9 52 (15.43%) Scrum
9 52 (15.43%) Spring
10 50 (14.84%) Software Engineering
10 50 (14.84%) Web Services
11 47 (13.95%) J2EE
12 46 (13.65%) .NET
12 46 (13.65%) MVC
13 44 (13.06%) CSS
14 43 (12.76%) Linux
15 42 (12.46%) VMware
16 40 (11.87%) E-Commerce
16 40 (11.87%) DevOps
17 38 (11.28%) Solaris
17 38 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
18 37 (10.98%) Jenkins
18 37 (10.98%) REST
19 36 (10.68%) Unix
20 35 (10.39%) UML
20 35 (10.39%) JBoss
20 35 (10.39%) Git (software)
20 35 (10.39%) TDD

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 35 (10.39%) JBoss
2 29 (8.61%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.34%) WebLogic
4 16 (4.75%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.15%) Drupal
6 13 (3.86%) Apache
6 13 (3.86%) Confluence
7 11 (3.26%) CMS
7 11 (3.26%) IIS
8 9 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.78%) iPlanet
9 6 (1.78%) Joomla!
9 6 (1.78%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.78%) WordPress
10 5 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.48%) Oracle Service Bus
11 4 (1.19%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.89%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
12 3 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (2.97%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.37%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.08%) MS Project
4 2 (0.59%) MS Office
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.15%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.30%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.30%) Magento
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (0.30%) Sprinklr
5 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (3.86%) SaaS
2 12 (3.56%) PaaS
3 4 (1.19%) GitHub
4 3 (0.89%) Boomi
5 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.59%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) Office 365
6 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.20%) DNS
2 30 (8.90%) LDAP
3 14 (4.15%) HTTP
3 14 (4.15%) Internet
4 11 (3.26%) Firewall
5 8 (2.37%) Network Security
6 6 (1.78%) BIG-IP
7 4 (1.19%) SSL
8 3 (0.89%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.89%) Intranet
8 3 (0.89%) VPN
9 2 (0.59%) IPsec
9 2 (0.59%) NAS
9 2 (0.59%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.59%) SAN
9 2 (0.59%) SSH
9 2 (0.59%) VLAN
10 1 (0.30%) AMQP
10 1 (0.30%) MQTT
10 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.31%) Relational Database
2 23 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.53%) Oracle Database
4 21 (6.23%) RDBMS
5 14 (4.15%) MySQL
6 10 (2.97%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.67%) Big Data
7 9 (2.67%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.48%) DB2
9 5 (1.48%) GIS
9 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.19%) MS Access
10 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.89%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.89%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.59%) HBase
12 2 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 37 (10.98%) Jenkins
2 35 (10.39%) Git (software)
3 25 (7.42%) JIRA
4 20 (5.93%) JUnit
5 19 (5.64%) Selenium
5 19 (5.64%) SoapUI
6 17 (5.04%) Maven
7 14 (4.15%) Eclipse
8 13 (3.86%) Subversion
8 13 (3.86%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.37%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.08%) Hudson
11 6 (1.78%) TestNG
12 5 (1.48%) JMeter
12 5 (1.48%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.19%) Mockito
13 4 (1.19%) Talend Open Studio
14 3 (0.89%) AppScan
14 3 (0.89%) Grunt
General
1 29 (8.61%) Finance
2 23 (6.82%) Retail
3 20 (5.93%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.67%) Marketing
5 5 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.19%) German Language
7 3 (0.89%) Electronics
7 3 (0.89%) Publishing
8 2 (0.59%) Games
8 2 (0.59%) Legal
8 2 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 101 (29.97%) Developer
2 58 (17.21%) Architect
3 54 (16.02%) Java Developer
4 53 (15.73%) Support Engineer
5 31 (9.20%) Analyst
5 31 (9.20%) Consultant
6 28 (8.31%) Administrator
6 28 (8.31%) Web Engineer
7 25 (7.42%) Solaris Engineer
7 25 (7.42%) VMware Engineer
8 23 (6.82%) Solaris Support Engineer
8 23 (6.82%) VMware Support Engineer
9 22 (6.53%) Solaris Administrator
9 22 (6.53%) VMWare Administrator
10 21 (6.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 21 (6.23%) 3rd Line Support
10 21 (6.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 20 (5.93%) Web Support Engineer
12 14 (4.15%) Systems Analyst
13 13 (3.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (16.62%) XML
2 55 (16.32%) HTML
3 52 (15.43%) Spring
4 50 (14.84%) Web Services
5 47 (13.95%) J2EE
6 46 (13.65%) .NET
7 44 (13.06%) CSS
8 37 (10.98%) REST
9 34 (10.09%) SOAP
10 26 (7.72%) JSP
11 24 (7.12%) Flash
11 24 (7.12%) Hibernate
12 23 (6.82%) Java EE
13 21 (6.23%) Node.js
14 19 (5.64%) AngularJS
14 19 (5.64%) RESTful
15 17 (5.04%) Ajax
15 17 (5.04%) Middleware
16 16 (4.75%) jQuery
16 16 (4.75%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.45%) Cryptography
3 10 (2.97%) Mathematics
3 10 (2.97%) Virtual Team
4 8 (2.37%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.78%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.78%) User Experience
6 5 (1.48%) PKI
7 4 (1.19%) CMDB
7 4 (1.19%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.19%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.89%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.89%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.89%) W3C
9 2 (0.59%) Blog
9 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.59%) iPad
9 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (16.02%) Windows
2 43 (12.76%) Linux
3 38 (11.28%) Solaris
4 36 (10.68%) Unix
5 23 (6.82%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.37%) AIX
6 8 (2.37%) Android
7 7 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.78%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.30%) Debian
11 1 (0.30%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.30%) HPUX
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.30%) SUSE
11 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (34.42%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (15.43%) Scrum
3 50 (14.84%) Software Engineering
4 46 (13.65%) MVC
5 40 (11.87%) DevOps
5 40 (11.87%) E-Commerce
6 38 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (10.39%) TDD
7 35 (10.39%) UML
8 33 (9.79%) Open Source
8 33 (9.79%) SOA
9 30 (8.90%) SDLC
10 29 (8.61%) Change Management
10 29 (8.61%) Performance Monitoring
11 27 (8.01%) Incident Management
12 26 (7.72%) Time Management
13 21 (6.23%) Use Case
14 20 (5.93%) BDD
14 20 (5.93%) High Availability
14 20 (5.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 105 (31.16%) SQL
2 68 (20.18%) JavaScript
3 29 (8.61%) C++
4 27 (8.01%) C
5 24 (7.12%) C#
5 24 (7.12%) PHP
5 24 (7.12%) Python
6 22 (6.53%) VB
7 15 (4.45%) Shell Script
8 14 (4.15%) Perl
8 14 (4.15%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.56%) Ruby
10 9 (2.67%) Scala
11 8 (2.37%) Groovy
11 8 (2.37%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.37%) VBScript
12 6 (1.78%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.78%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.48%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 59 (17.51%) Security Cleared
2 54 (16.02%) SC Cleared
3 17 (5.04%) Degree
4 5 (1.48%) CISSP
5 4 (1.19%) GIAC
6 3 (0.89%) PhD
7 2 (0.59%) CEH
7 2 (0.59%) CISA
7 2 (0.59%) CISM
7 2 (0.59%) CRISC
8 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.30%) CCNA
8 1 (0.30%) CCNP
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.30%) ISEB
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) MCITP
8 1 (0.30%) MCTS
8 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.53%) SLA
2 18 (5.34%) QA
3 5 (1.48%) JSP 440
4 4 (1.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.30%) SDET
System Software
1 24 (7.12%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.04%) ISA Server
3 15 (4.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.37%) Docker
5 4 (1.19%) vSphere
6 2 (0.59%) KVM
6 2 (0.59%) Xen
7 1 (0.30%) HDFS
7 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.78%) Ansible
1 6 (1.78%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (1.78%) Puppet
1 6 (1.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.19%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.89%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (0.59%) Nessus
5 1 (0.30%) Amdocs OSS
5 1 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.30%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.30%) Nagios
5 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.30%) Netcool
5 1 (0.30%) OpenView
5 1 (0.30%) Rancher
5 1 (0.30%) Scalr
5 1 (0.30%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 89 (26.41%) Oracle
2 42 (12.46%) VMware
3 24 (7.12%) Microsoft
4 17 (5.04%) Fujitsu
5 13 (3.86%) IBM
6 12 (3.56%) Endeca
7 10 (2.97%) BMC
7 10 (2.97%) Red Hat
8 9 (2.67%) Cisco
8 9 (2.67%) FatWire
8 9 (2.67%) hybris
9 8 (2.37%) ATG
10 7 (2.08%) BEA
10 7 (2.08%) F5
10 7 (2.08%) HP
11 6 (1.78%) Percussion
11 6 (1.78%) SAP
11 6 (1.78%) Sun
12 4 (1.19%) Remedy
12 4 (1.19%) TIBCO
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day for 6 Months rolling
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day then up to £60,000 perm after 6 months
Posted: 13 days ago