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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 34 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing Java 111 142 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.46% 5.55% 5.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.48% 16.90% 21.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 80 89
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £528 £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 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
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
635 840 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.51% 32.81% 26.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 382 368
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £225
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 20 33
Average hourly rate £23.50 £30.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.95% -6.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £36.50
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 40 £400 -5.88% 17
Slough +13 29 £328 -29.18% 15
Bracknell +9 9 £225 -37.93% 4
Newbury -3 4 £400 +10.34% 7
Wokingham -1 1 £370 +12.97% 2
Hungerford - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 6
Windsor - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (25.53%) Spring
2 54 (22.98%) .NET
3 52 (22.13%) UNIX
4 48 (20.43%) Linux
5 47 (20.00%) J2EE
6 46 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (19.15%) SOAP
8 44 (18.72%) Oracle
9 43 (18.30%) XML
10 41 (17.45%) Web Services
10 41 (17.45%) SQL
11 39 (16.60%) HTML
12 36 (15.32%) E-Commerce
13 34 (14.47%) JavaScript
13 34 (14.47%) Scrum
14 33 (14.04%) Hibernate
15 31 (13.19%) Telecoms
15 31 (13.19%) Finance
16 29 (12.34%) CSS
16 29 (12.34%) TDD
17 28 (11.91%) C++
18 27 (11.49%) Windows
18 27 (11.49%) Degree
19 26 (11.06%) Eclipse
20 25 (10.64%) OO
20 25 (10.64%) JUnit
20 25 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
21 23 (9.79%) C#
22 22 (9.36%) SOA
22 22 (9.36%) Python

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (7.66%) Tomcat
1 18 (7.66%) WebSphere
2 11 (4.68%) CMS
3 9 (3.83%) Apache
4 8 (3.40%) Liferay
5 7 (2.98%) Confluence
5 7 (2.98%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.55%) ArcGIS
6 6 (2.55%) CICS
7 5 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.70%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.70%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.28%) Drupal
10 2 (0.85%) WebSphere Process Server
10 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.43%) Node.js
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.43%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.85%) MS Project
4 1 (0.43%) MS Office
4 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.43%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.28%) Oracle CRM
2 3 (1.28%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.85%) Magento
3 2 (0.85%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.43%) BusinessWare
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.43%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.26%) Force.com
2 7 (2.98%) SaaS
3 3 (1.28%) GitHub
4 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.85%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.81%) DNS
2 14 (5.96%) HTTP
3 9 (3.83%) Internet
4 6 (2.55%) VoIP
5 5 (2.13%) ISDN
5 5 (2.13%) SSL
5 5 (2.13%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.13%) DHCP
5 5 (2.13%) SAN
5 5 (2.13%) RTP
5 5 (2.13%) Firewall
5 5 (2.13%) NAS
6 4 (1.70%) SSH
6 4 (1.70%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.28%) LDAP
7 3 (1.28%) ATM
7 3 (1.28%) FTP
7 3 (1.28%) VPN
8 2 (0.85%) SMTP
9 1 (0.43%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.51%) MySQL
2 17 (7.23%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.53%) DB2
4 11 (4.68%) MongoDB
5 10 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.40%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.98%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.70%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.70%) Triplestore
11 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.85%) Pentaho
12 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.85%) Big Data
12 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 26 (11.06%) Eclipse
2 25 (10.64%) JUnit
3 20 (8.51%) Subversion
4 17 (7.23%) Selenium
4 17 (7.23%) JIRA
5 14 (5.96%) Maven
6 12 (5.11%) Git (software)
6 12 (5.11%) Ant
6 12 (5.11%) Jenkins
7 8 (3.40%) Hudson
8 7 (2.98%) Gradle
8 7 (2.98%) JBehave
8 7 (2.98%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.13%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.70%) JMeter
10 4 (1.70%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.70%) IntelliJ
11 3 (1.28%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.28%) JProfiler
11 3 (1.28%) Zephyr
General
1 31 (13.19%) Telecoms
1 31 (13.19%) Finance
2 15 (6.38%) Retail
3 12 (5.11%) Banking
4 10 (4.26%) Marketing
5 8 (3.40%) Electronics
5 8 (3.40%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.28%) Publishing
7 2 (0.85%) Automotive
7 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.43%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 129 (54.89%) Developer
2 76 (32.34%) Java Developer
3 30 (12.77%) Analyst
4 17 (7.23%) Architect
5 15 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 13 (5.53%) Business Analyst
7 12 (5.11%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (3.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 8 (3.40%) Project Engineer
10 8 (3.40%) Test Analyst
11 7 (2.98%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (2.98%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 6 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (2.55%) Consultant
12 6 (2.55%) Administrator
12 6 (2.55%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.55%) Designer
12 6 (2.55%) Agile Java Developer
12 6 (2.55%) Hybris Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (25.53%) Spring
2 54 (22.98%) .NET
3 47 (20.00%) J2EE
4 45 (19.15%) SOAP
5 43 (18.30%) XML
6 41 (17.45%) Web Services
7 39 (16.60%) HTML
8 33 (14.04%) Hibernate
9 29 (12.34%) CSS
10 22 (9.36%) RESTful
11 17 (7.23%) Ajax
12 14 (5.96%) jQuery
12 14 (5.96%) JSP
13 13 (5.53%) JMS
13 13 (5.53%) Struts
14 11 (4.68%) Middleware
15 9 (3.83%) JDBC
15 9 (3.83%) Visualforce
16 8 (3.40%) JSON
16 8 (3.40%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.51%) Open Source
2 13 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.98%) DTV
5 7 (2.98%) Data Integration
6 6 (2.55%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.55%) GIS
7 5 (2.13%) Physics
7 5 (2.13%) Statistics
7 5 (2.13%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.70%) iPhone
8 4 (1.70%) Semantic Web
8 4 (1.70%) Ontologies
8 4 (1.70%) Life Science
8 4 (1.70%) W3C
8 4 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.28%) Social Media
9 3 (1.28%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (22.13%) UNIX
2 48 (20.43%) Linux
3 27 (11.49%) Windows
4 15 (6.38%) Solaris
5 13 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (5.11%) Android
6 12 (5.11%) Apple iOS
7 7 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.70%) AIX
11 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.43%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.43%) Debian
12 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (15.32%) E-Commerce
3 34 (14.47%) Scrum
4 29 (12.34%) TDD
5 25 (10.64%) OO
6 22 (9.36%) SOA
7 21 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (8.51%) CRM
9 18 (7.66%) Unit Testing
10 17 (7.23%) MVC
11 15 (6.38%) Analytics
12 14 (5.96%) B2C
13 13 (5.53%) Migration
14 12 (5.11%) TOGAF
15 11 (4.68%) Pair Programming
16 10 (4.26%) Digital Marketing
16 10 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (3.83%) BDD
17 9 (3.83%) ETL
17 9 (3.83%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.45%) SQL
2 34 (14.47%) JavaScript
3 28 (11.91%) C++
4 23 (9.79%) C#
5 22 (9.36%) Python
6 18 (7.66%) Shell Script
7 17 (7.23%) Perl
8 14 (5.96%) Groovy
9 13 (5.53%) Scala
10 10 (4.26%) Apex Code
11 9 (3.83%) VB
12 8 (3.40%) PL/SQL
13 6 (2.55%) Ruby
13 6 (2.55%) JCL
13 6 (2.55%) PHP
13 6 (2.55%) C
13 6 (2.55%) COBOL
14 4 (1.70%) SPARQL
14 4 (1.70%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.70%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (11.49%) Degree
2 12 (5.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.11%) CCNA
2 12 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (3.83%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.98%) ISEB
4 7 (2.98%) JNCIA
5 6 (2.55%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.55%) MCSE
6 5 (2.13%) RHCE
6 5 (2.13%) CCVP
6 5 (2.13%) MCTS
7 4 (1.70%) PMP
7 4 (1.70%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.85%) CISSP
9 1 (0.43%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.23%) QA
2 2 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.83%) NFS
2 6 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) Xen
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.28%) nmon
3 2 (0.85%) Nagios
4 1 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) YUM
Vendors
1 44 (18.72%) Oracle
2 25 (10.64%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (6.81%) Cisco
4 14 (5.96%) Red Hat
4 14 (5.96%) Siebel
5 13 (5.53%) SAP
6 10 (4.26%) hybris
7 9 (3.83%) IBM
7 9 (3.83%) Sun
8 8 (3.40%) Redknee
8 8 (3.40%) Citrix
9 7 (2.98%) Microsoft
9 7 (2.98%) Juniper
9 7 (2.98%) Google
10 6 (2.55%) ESRI
10 6 (2.55%) RedPrairie
11 5 (2.13%) JDA
12 4 (1.70%) Alterian
12 4 (1.70%) HP
12 4 (1.70%) JBoss
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