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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South East / Berkshire
Rank 18 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 145 136 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.36% 5.63% 6.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.41% 22.63% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 88 117
Median daily rate £459 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +13.33%

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
549 601 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.85% 24.87% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 359 405
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £281 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £499 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 15
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +8.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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 -1 71 £475 +5.55% 28
Bracknell +19 24 £450 +38.46% 6
Slough -5 8 £320 -10.80% 5
Newbury +8 6 £275 -21.42% 10
Windsor - 4 £500 -
Maidenhead -11 3 £320 -22.42% 11
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 119 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (22.93%) JavaScript
3 69 (21.97%) SQL
4 67 (21.34%) TDD
5 62 (19.75%) Oracle
6 60 (19.11%) HTML
7 59 (18.79%) XML
8 51 (16.24%) Scrum
9 49 (15.61%) CSS
9 49 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
10 47 (14.97%) Python
11 45 (14.33%) Git (software)
11 45 (14.33%) Spring
11 45 (14.33%) REST
11 45 (14.33%) Jenkins
12 39 (12.42%) Open Source
13 38 (12.10%) Security Cleared
13 38 (12.10%) Linux
14 37 (11.78%) J2EE
14 37 (11.78%) Hadoop
15 34 (10.83%) Maven
16 33 (10.51%) E-Commerce
17 32 (10.19%) Tomcat
17 32 (10.19%) SC Cleared
17 32 (10.19%) BDD
18 31 (9.87%) Scala
18 31 (9.87%) Unix
18 31 (9.87%) SOAP
19 30 (9.55%) Web Services
19 30 (9.55%) Finance

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 32 (10.19%) Tomcat
2 21 (6.69%) Apache
3 16 (5.10%) Apache Spark
4 15 (4.78%) CMS
4 15 (4.78%) JBoss
5 13 (4.14%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (4.14%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.82%) WebLogic
7 11 (3.50%) Apache Solr
7 11 (3.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (3.50%) WebSphere
8 10 (3.18%) Confluence
8 10 (3.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (2.87%) OpenStack
10 8 (2.55%) Drupal
11 7 (2.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (1.59%) Alfresco
12 5 (1.59%) Liferay
12 5 (1.59%) Oracle Service Bus
13 4 (1.27%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 6 (1.91%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.64%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.23%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.32%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.32%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.32%) SAP hybris
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Sonata
3 1 (0.32%) Sprinklr
3 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.92%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (5.73%) SaaS
3 14 (4.46%) PaaS
4 13 (4.14%) GitHub
4 13 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
5 5 (1.59%) SoftLayer
6 4 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (1.27%) Force.com
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (8.28%) HTTP
2 22 (7.01%) DNS
3 18 (5.73%) LDAP
4 13 (4.14%) SSH
4 13 (4.14%) TCP/IP
5 10 (3.18%) ICMP
5 10 (3.18%) Internet
6 8 (2.55%) LTE
7 6 (1.91%) GSM
7 6 (1.91%) HSPA
7 6 (1.91%) WCDMA
8 4 (1.27%) Firewall
8 4 (1.27%) VSAN
9 2 (0.64%) BIG-IP
9 2 (0.64%) Network Security
10 1 (0.32%) Diameter Protocol
10 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.32%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.78%) Hadoop
2 26 (8.28%) Big Data
3 21 (6.69%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 16 (5.10%) RDBMS
6 13 (4.14%) Apache Hive
7 12 (3.82%) HBase
7 12 (3.82%) SQL Server
8 10 (3.18%) DB2
8 10 (3.18%) Oracle Database
9 9 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.87%) Impala
9 9 (2.87%) Sqoop
10 6 (1.91%) MySQL
11 5 (1.59%) GIS
11 5 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (14.33%) Git (software)
1 45 (14.33%) Jenkins
2 34 (10.83%) Maven
3 27 (8.60%) JIRA
4 26 (8.28%) JUnit
4 26 (8.28%) Selenium
5 21 (6.69%) Gradle
6 19 (6.05%) Eclipse
7 18 (5.73%) WebDriver
8 17 (5.41%) Bitbucket
9 16 (5.10%) SoapUI
9 16 (5.10%) Subversion
10 15 (4.78%) JMeter
11 13 (4.14%) Ant
12 12 (3.82%) Cucumber
13 11 (3.50%) eggPlant
14 10 (3.18%) Apache Ivy
15 9 (2.87%) IntelliJ
16 8 (2.55%) Vagrant
16 8 (2.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (9.55%) Finance
2 16 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.82%) Marketing
4 11 (3.50%) Retail
5 8 (2.55%) Publishing
6 6 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.64%) Back Office
7 2 (0.64%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Electronics
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 128 (40.76%) Developer
2 74 (23.57%) Java Developer
3 55 (17.52%) Architect
4 30 (9.55%) Consultant
5 20 (6.37%) Analyst
5 20 (6.37%) Support Engineer
6 18 (5.73%) Java Engineer
7 17 (5.41%) Administrator
7 17 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 16 (5.10%) Java Architect
9 15 (4.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 15 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (4.78%) Solaris Engineer
9 15 (4.78%) VMware Engineer
10 14 (4.46%) Solaris Administrator
10 14 (4.46%) Solaris Support Engineer
10 14 (4.46%) VMWare Administrator
10 14 (4.46%) VMware Support Engineer
11 13 (4.14%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (19.11%) HTML
2 59 (18.79%) XML
3 49 (15.61%) CSS
4 45 (14.33%) REST
4 45 (14.33%) Spring
5 37 (11.78%) J2EE
6 31 (9.87%) SOAP
7 30 (9.55%) JSON
7 30 (9.55%) Web Services
8 27 (8.60%) .NET
9 24 (7.64%) Java EE
10 21 (6.69%) jQuery
11 17 (5.41%) Hibernate
12 16 (5.10%) HTML5
13 14 (4.46%) AngularJS
13 14 (4.46%) CSS3
14 13 (4.14%) JSP
14 13 (4.14%) XSLT
15 11 (3.50%) EJB
15 11 (3.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.05%) Visualisation
3 17 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.50%) Mathematics
5 6 (1.91%) Cryptography
5 6 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.59%) FlexPod
6 5 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.59%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.27%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.96%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.96%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (0.96%) User Experience
8 3 (0.96%) Wiki
9 2 (0.64%) Blog
9 2 (0.64%) CMDB
9 2 (0.64%) Data Extraction
9 2 (0.64%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 38 (12.10%) Linux
2 31 (9.87%) Unix
3 23 (7.32%) Solaris
4 19 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 18 (5.73%) CentOS
5 18 (5.73%) Ubuntu
6 17 (5.41%) Windows
7 16 (5.10%) Android
8 14 (4.46%) Debian
9 9 (2.87%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.91%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.64%) AIX
12 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (37.90%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (21.34%) TDD
3 51 (16.24%) Scrum
4 49 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (12.42%) Open Source
6 33 (10.51%) E-Commerce
7 32 (10.19%) BDD
8 30 (9.55%) DevOps
9 25 (7.96%) OO
10 24 (7.64%) MVC
11 23 (7.32%) SOA
11 23 (7.32%) Software Engineering
12 22 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (6.69%) Software Delivery
13 21 (6.69%) UML
14 20 (6.37%) Automated Testing
14 20 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (6.37%) Project Management
14 20 (6.37%) Test Automation
14 20 (6.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (22.93%) JavaScript
2 69 (21.97%) SQL
3 47 (14.97%) Python
4 31 (9.87%) Scala
5 25 (7.96%) C++
5 25 (7.96%) Groovy
6 22 (7.01%) Ruby
7 17 (5.41%) PHP
8 16 (5.10%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.46%) Perl
10 12 (3.82%) C
10 12 (3.82%) C#
11 11 (3.50%) PL/SQL
12 10 (3.18%) VB
13 7 (2.23%) Apple Swift
13 7 (2.23%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.91%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.91%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.27%) Apex Code
15 4 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (12.10%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.19%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.92%) Degree
4 8 (2.55%) PhD
5 4 (1.27%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.27%) VCDX
6 2 (0.64%) ISEB
6 2 (0.64%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.32%) CCNP
7 1 (0.32%) CCSP
7 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.32%) CISSP
7 1 (0.32%) GIAC
7 1 (0.32%) GPEN
7 1 (0.32%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.32%) GXPN
7 1 (0.32%) OSCE
7 1 (0.32%) OSCP
7 1 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.32%) QA
2 10 (3.18%) SLA
3 7 (2.23%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) SDET
5 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.32%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (5.73%) Docker
2 11 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.18%) HDFS
4 6 (1.91%) vCloud
4 6 (1.91%) vSphere
5 5 (1.59%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.32%) KVM
8 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (7.32%) Ansible
2 16 (5.10%) Puppet
3 13 (4.14%) SELinux
4 11 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (2.87%) Oozie
6 5 (1.59%) vRealize
7 4 (1.27%) Pingdom
7 4 (1.27%) Terraform
8 3 (0.96%) Consul
8 3 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.64%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.64%) Kibana
9 2 (0.64%) logstash
9 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 1 (0.32%) MOM
10 1 (0.32%) Nessus
10 1 (0.32%) Nmap
10 1 (0.32%) NSN NetAct
10 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 62 (19.75%) Oracle
2 24 (7.64%) VMware
3 11 (3.50%) IBM
3 11 (3.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.50%) Sitecore
4 9 (2.87%) Ab Initio
4 9 (2.87%) Splunk
5 7 (2.23%) Cisco
5 7 (2.23%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (2.23%) Red Hat
6 6 (1.91%) Adobe
6 6 (1.91%) Apple
6 6 (1.91%) Hortonworks
6 6 (1.91%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.59%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.59%) GigaSpaces
7 5 (1.59%) Nimsoft
8 4 (1.27%) Fujitsu
8 4 (1.27%) HP
8 4 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
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