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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 21 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 181 157 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.84% 6.00% 5.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.10% 17.31% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 83 57
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£425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -7.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
721 907 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.26% 34.64% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 491 314
Average daily rate £368 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £22.10 £20.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 December 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 December 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 +11 73 £463 +32.14% 27
Slough +17 42 £317 -15.60% 8
Bracknell +2 20 £330 -12.00% 5
Maidenhead +5 4 £385 +2.66% 2
Newbury -15 1 - - 13
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 107 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (27.30%) SQL
3 60 (19.74%) Linux
4 57 (18.75%) Oracle
5 55 (18.09%) SOAP
6 54 (17.76%) HTML
7 52 (17.11%) TDD
8 50 (16.45%) JavaScript
9 46 (15.13%) Spring
10 44 (14.47%) .NET
11 42 (13.82%) Perl
11 42 (13.82%) UNIX
12 41 (13.49%) Web Services
12 41 (13.49%) Scrum
13 40 (13.16%) J2EE
13 40 (13.16%) Python
14 35 (11.51%) Hibernate
15 33 (10.86%) C#
16 32 (10.53%) XML
17 31 (10.20%) C++
17 31 (10.20%) Finance
18 29 (9.54%) Windows
18 29 (9.54%) QA
19 28 (9.21%) PL/SQL
19 28 (9.21%) CSS
20 27 (8.88%) Tomcat
20 27 (8.88%) Telecoms
20 27 (8.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 26 (8.55%) WebLogic
21 26 (8.55%) Apache

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 27 (8.88%) Tomcat
2 26 (8.55%) Apache
2 26 (8.55%) WebLogic
3 16 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 12 (3.95%) JBoss
5 10 (3.29%) IIS
6 8 (2.63%) IBM Notes
6 8 (2.63%) GlassFish
7 7 (2.30%) Liferay
7 7 (2.30%) Lotus Domino
8 5 (1.64%) CMS
9 4 (1.32%) NetWeaver
9 4 (1.32%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.99%) LiveCycle
10 3 (0.99%) Oracle Service Bus
10 3 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.66%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.66%) Adobe CQ
11 2 (0.66%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 5 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.33%) Simulink
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.33%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (0.33%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.91%) SaaS
2 15 (4.93%) Force.com
3 9 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.99%) PaaS
4 3 (0.99%) GitHub
4 3 (0.99%) IaaS
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.57%) DNS
2 13 (4.28%) HTTP
3 11 (3.62%) NAS
4 10 (3.29%) SAN
5 9 (2.96%) SSL
5 9 (2.96%) Ethernet
6 8 (2.63%) MPLS
7 7 (2.30%) SDH
8 6 (1.97%) SSH
9 5 (1.64%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.32%) Firewall
10 4 (1.32%) Internet
11 3 (0.99%) 3G
12 2 (0.66%) DAB
12 2 (0.66%) SNMP
12 2 (0.66%) LDAP
12 2 (0.66%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.66%) WiMAX
12 2 (0.66%) LTE
12 2 (0.66%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.55%) Relational Database
2 24 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.59%) MySQL
4 16 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.61%) RDBMS
6 11 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (3.62%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.96%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.30%) OLTP
9 6 (1.97%) DB2
10 4 (1.32%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.66%) SQLite
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.57%) Eclipse
2 19 (6.25%) Selenium
3 16 (5.26%) JUnit
3 16 (5.26%) WebDriver
4 14 (4.61%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.61%) JIRA
5 12 (3.95%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.29%) Subversion
6 10 (3.29%) Maven
7 7 (2.30%) Toad
7 7 (2.30%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.97%) Hudson
9 4 (1.32%) GCC
9 4 (1.32%) Ant
9 4 (1.32%) JBehave
9 4 (1.32%) IntelliJ
9 4 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.99%) TestNG
General
1 31 (10.20%) Finance
2 27 (8.88%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.92%) Banking
4 12 (3.95%) Retail
5 6 (1.97%) Marketing
6 5 (1.64%) Turkish Language
7 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Advertising
8 1 (0.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Front Office
8 1 (0.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 124 (40.79%) Developer
2 62 (20.39%) Java Developer
3 41 (13.49%) Architect
4 33 (10.86%) Analyst
5 19 (6.25%) Consultant
6 17 (5.59%) Solutions Architect
7 15 (4.93%) Technical Architect
8 11 (3.62%) Business Analyst
8 11 (3.62%) Software Engineer
8 11 (3.62%) Senior Developer
9 10 (3.29%) Test Engineer
10 9 (2.96%) Project Engineer
10 9 (2.96%) Test Analyst
10 9 (2.96%) Designer
10 9 (2.96%) Agile Java Developer
10 9 (2.96%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (2.63%) Android Developer
12 7 (2.30%) Salesforce.com Developer
12 7 (2.30%) Tester
12 7 (2.30%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.09%) SOAP
2 54 (17.76%) HTML
3 46 (15.13%) Spring
4 44 (14.47%) .NET
5 41 (13.49%) Web Services
6 40 (13.16%) J2EE
7 35 (11.51%) Hibernate
8 32 (10.53%) XML
9 28 (9.21%) CSS
10 24 (7.89%) JSP
10 24 (7.89%) Ajax
11 23 (7.57%) JSON
12 20 (6.58%) REST
13 16 (5.26%) Visualforce
13 16 (5.26%) Middleware
13 16 (5.26%) JMS
14 15 (4.93%) RESTful
15 13 (4.28%) Struts
16 10 (3.29%) jQuery
17 9 (2.96%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.91%) Open Source
2 19 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 18 (5.92%) User Experience
3 18 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.26%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.61%) Web 2.0
6 11 (3.62%) GIS
7 8 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.30%) CLARiiON
9 5 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.64%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.32%) Physics
10 4 (1.32%) iPhone
10 4 (1.32%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.32%) IVR
10 4 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.99%) PKI
11 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.66%) iPad
12 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 60 (19.74%) Linux
2 42 (13.82%) UNIX
3 29 (9.54%) Windows
4 27 (8.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (6.91%) Solaris
6 16 (5.26%) Android
6 16 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (3.29%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.66%) Debian
10 2 (0.66%) AIX
11 1 (0.33%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.33%) VMS
11 1 (0.33%) zOS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.20%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (17.11%) TDD
3 41 (13.49%) Scrum
4 26 (8.55%) Software Engineering
5 24 (7.89%) OO
5 24 (7.89%) SOA
6 22 (7.24%) CRM
7 20 (6.58%) BDD
8 19 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 19 (6.25%) Pair Programming
9 16 (5.26%) Web Development
9 16 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (4.93%) DevOps
11 14 (4.61%) MVC
12 13 (4.28%) Migration
13 12 (3.95%) OOP
13 12 (3.95%) Test Automation
14 11 (3.62%) Kanban
14 11 (3.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (3.62%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 83 (27.30%) SQL
2 50 (16.45%) JavaScript
3 42 (13.82%) Perl
4 40 (13.16%) Python
5 33 (10.86%) C#
6 31 (10.20%) C++
7 28 (9.21%) PL/SQL
8 19 (6.25%) Ruby
8 19 (6.25%) Scala
9 17 (5.59%) PHP
10 16 (5.26%) Apex Code
11 13 (4.28%) Groovy
12 11 (3.62%) C
13 8 (2.63%) Shell Script
13 8 (2.63%) Bash Shell
14 7 (2.30%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.64%) Korn
16 4 (1.32%) ABAP
17 3 (0.99%) VB
17 3 (0.99%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 22 (7.24%) Degree
2 7 (2.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.30%) JNCIA
2 7 (2.30%) CCNA
2 7 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (1.64%) ISEB
3 5 (1.64%) RHCE
4 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) MCTS
5 2 (0.66%) MCITP
5 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.33%) CISSP
6 1 (0.33%) PMP
6 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.33%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.33%) GIAC
6 1 (0.33%) DCSE
6 1 (0.33%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.54%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.66%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.33%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (3.29%) NFS
2 8 (2.63%) vSphere
3 6 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.32%) OpenSSH
4 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.66%) vCloud
6 1 (0.33%) Docker
6 1 (0.33%) HDFS
6 1 (0.33%) LXC
6 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (3.29%) Puppet
2 8 (2.63%) NetBackup
3 4 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.99%) WSUS
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.33%) Netcool
5 1 (0.33%) Nagios
5 1 (0.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 57 (18.75%) Oracle
2 26 (8.55%) Salesforce.com
3 22 (7.24%) Red Hat
4 17 (5.59%) Cramer
5 13 (4.28%) VMware
6 12 (3.95%) Adobe
7 10 (3.29%) Sun
7 10 (3.29%) Cisco
7 10 (3.29%) EMC
7 10 (3.29%) Citrix
7 10 (3.29%) Redknee
8 9 (2.96%) Amdocs
8 9 (2.96%) Symantec
9 8 (2.63%) Lotus
9 8 (2.63%) SAP
9 8 (2.63%) Sybase
10 7 (2.30%) Microsoft
10 7 (2.30%) Juniper
10 7 (2.30%) BEA
10 7 (2.30%) MetaSolv
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