The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 31 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Java 127 129 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.16% 5.34% 5.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.09% 17.27% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 78 91
Average daily rate
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£370 £413 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.30% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.22
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.47%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
632 747 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.69% 30.91% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 331 389
Average daily rate £375 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £482 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 27
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.23 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £35.00 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
South East

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 14 July 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 14 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 44 £380 +8.57% 22
Slough +13 31 £300 -37.50% 8
Bracknell +2 7 £450 +5.88% 6
Wokingham +2 6 £300 -29.41% 2
Newbury -4 3 - - 5
Maidenhead -10 1 - - 3
Windsor - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 62 (25.83%) Spring
1 62 (25.83%) Oracle
2 55 (22.92%) .NET
2 55 (22.92%) UNIX
3 52 (21.67%) J2EE
4 46 (19.17%) Linux
4 46 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (17.92%) Web Services
6 39 (16.25%) SQL
7 38 (15.83%) Telecoms
7 38 (15.83%) Scrum
8 36 (15.00%) SOAP
9 35 (14.58%) XML
9 35 (14.58%) HTML
10 34 (14.17%) E-Commerce
11 32 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 32 (13.33%) Finance
12 31 (12.92%) Hibernate
12 31 (12.92%) SOA
13 28 (11.67%) CSS
14 25 (10.42%) CRM
14 25 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
15 23 (9.58%) Windows
15 23 (9.58%) C++
16 22 (9.17%) C#
16 22 (9.17%) JUnit
16 22 (9.17%) TDD
16 22 (9.17%) Open Source
17 21 (8.75%) RESTful
18 20 (8.33%) WebLogic

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 20 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 18 (7.50%) WebSphere
3 17 (7.08%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.00%) CMS
5 8 (3.33%) Apache
5 8 (3.33%) Confluence
6 6 (2.50%) Alfresco
6 6 (2.50%) CICS
7 5 (2.08%) ArcGIS
7 5 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.08%) Liferay
8 3 (1.25%) Drupal
8 3 (1.25%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
9 2 (0.83%) Mule
10 1 (0.42%) WordPress
10 1 (0.42%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.25%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.25%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.42%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.42%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (2.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.25%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.83%) Magento
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.83%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.42%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.42%) BusinessWare
5 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.42%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.17%) Force.com
2 7 (2.92%) SaaS
3 3 (1.25%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.42%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.42%) HTTP
2 12 (5.00%) DNS
3 6 (2.50%) SSL
3 6 (2.50%) VoIP
3 6 (2.50%) Internet
4 5 (2.08%) RTP
4 5 (2.08%) Firewall
4 5 (2.08%) DHCP
4 5 (2.08%) ISDN
4 5 (2.08%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.67%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.67%) SSH
6 3 (1.25%) VPN
6 3 (1.25%) LDAP
6 3 (1.25%) ATM
6 3 (1.25%) FTP
7 2 (0.83%) SMTP
8 1 (0.42%) Wireless
8 1 (0.42%) IPsec
8 1 (0.42%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 16 (6.67%) MySQL
2 16 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.42%) DB2
4 9 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.92%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.67%) Triplestore
9 3 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.25%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.25%) Pentaho
10 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (9.17%) JUnit
2 20 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 20 (8.33%) Selenium
3 18 (7.50%) Subversion
3 18 (7.50%) Maven
4 16 (6.67%) JIRA
5 13 (5.42%) Git (software)
5 13 (5.42%) Jenkins
6 12 (5.00%) Ant
7 7 (2.92%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.50%) JBehave
9 5 (2.08%) Gradle
9 5 (2.08%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.08%) Cucumber
9 5 (2.08%) Hudson
9 5 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (1.67%) JMeter
10 4 (1.67%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.25%) Introscope
11 3 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (15.83%) Telecoms
2 32 (13.33%) Finance
3 18 (7.50%) Retail
4 11 (4.58%) Banking
5 10 (4.17%) Marketing
6 8 (3.33%) Electronics
6 8 (3.33%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.67%) Publishing
8 3 (1.25%) Automotive
9 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Front Office
10 1 (0.42%) Military
10 1 (0.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 125 (52.08%) Developer
2 74 (30.83%) Java Developer
3 31 (12.92%) Analyst
4 21 (8.75%) Architect
5 16 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 13 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (4.58%) Consultant
8 10 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
10 7 (2.92%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 7 (2.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (2.92%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (2.50%) Systems Developer
11 6 (2.50%) Administrator
11 6 (2.50%) Designer
12 5 (2.08%) Agile Java Developer
12 5 (2.08%) Technical Business Analyst
12 5 (2.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (25.83%) Spring
2 55 (22.92%) .NET
3 52 (21.67%) J2EE
4 43 (17.92%) Web Services
5 36 (15.00%) SOAP
6 35 (14.58%) XML
6 35 (14.58%) HTML
7 31 (12.92%) Hibernate
8 28 (11.67%) CSS
9 21 (8.75%) RESTful
10 16 (6.67%) jQuery
11 14 (5.83%) Ajax
12 13 (5.42%) Struts
12 13 (5.42%) Middleware
13 11 (4.58%) JSP
14 10 (4.17%) JDBC
14 10 (4.17%) Spring MVC
15 9 (3.75%) JSON
15 9 (3.75%) Visualforce
16 8 (3.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.17%) Open Source
2 9 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 8 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.92%) DTV
4 7 (2.92%) GIS
5 6 (2.50%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.08%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.67%) Physics
7 4 (1.67%) Statistics
7 4 (1.67%) Ontologies
7 4 (1.67%) W3C
7 4 (1.67%) Life Science
7 4 (1.67%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.25%) Social Media
8 3 (1.25%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (22.92%) UNIX
2 46 (19.17%) Linux
3 23 (9.58%) Windows
4 10 (4.17%) Solaris
5 9 (3.75%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.75%) Android
6 8 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.67%) AIX
10 2 (0.83%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.42%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.42%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.17%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (15.83%) Scrum
3 34 (14.17%) E-Commerce
4 31 (12.92%) SOA
5 25 (10.42%) CRM
6 22 (9.17%) TDD
7 20 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 19 (7.92%) Migration
9 18 (7.50%) OO
9 18 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.08%) MVC
11 15 (6.25%) B2C
11 15 (6.25%) Analytics
11 15 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
12 12 (5.00%) TOGAF
13 11 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.17%) ETL
14 10 (4.17%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (3.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.25%) SQL
2 32 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 23 (9.58%) C++
4 22 (9.17%) C#
5 17 (7.08%) Shell Script
6 15 (6.25%) Python
7 11 (4.58%) Perl
8 10 (4.17%) Groovy
8 10 (4.17%) Apex Code
9 9 (3.75%) C
9 9 (3.75%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.75%) VB
10 8 (3.33%) Scala
11 6 (2.50%) Ruby
11 6 (2.50%) JCL
11 6 (2.50%) COBOL
12 4 (1.67%) PHP
12 4 (1.67%) VB.NET
12 4 (1.67%) SPARQL
12 4 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (8.33%) Degree
2 11 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (3.33%) CCNA
4 8 (3.33%) ISEB
4 8 (3.33%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.50%) MCSE
5 6 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.08%) MCTS
6 5 (2.08%) CCVP
7 4 (1.67%) PMP
7 4 (1.67%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.25%) RHCE
8 3 (1.25%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.83%) CISSP
10 1 (0.42%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (2.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.08%) NFS
3 1 (0.42%) Xen
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.25%) nmon
3 2 (0.83%) Puppet
3 2 (0.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.42%) SCOM
4 1 (0.42%) YUM
Vendors
1 62 (25.83%) Oracle
2 25 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (5.83%) Siebel
4 13 (5.42%) SAP
5 12 (5.00%) Cisco
6 10 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.17%) hybris
7 9 (3.75%) IBM
8 7 (2.92%) Microsoft
8 7 (2.92%) Google
9 6 (2.50%) RedPrairie
10 5 (2.08%) ESRI
10 5 (2.08%) Sun
10 5 (2.08%) JBoss
10 5 (2.08%) JDA
11 4 (1.67%) Citrix
11 4 (1.67%) Redknee
11 4 (1.67%) Sencha
12 3 (1.25%) Talend
12 3 (1.25%) TIBCO
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: Flexible Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day excellent salary + training
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago