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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 24 34 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 143 127 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.77% 5.08% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.28% 19.18% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 64 76
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.12% -1.34%
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
589 662 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.76% 26.49% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 318 303
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 35
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £19.00 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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 +13 58 £375 -6.25% 40
Bracknell +14 21 £400 -3.61% 7
Newbury +8 13 £400 - 2
Slough -17 6 £455 +56.98% 9
Maidenhead -1 2 £263 -25.00% 6
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 92 (27.30%) Oracle
2 88 (26.11%) HTML
2 88 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (25.22%) JavaScript
4 80 (23.74%) SQL
5 74 (21.96%) UNIX
6 70 (20.77%) Linux
7 63 (18.69%) XML
8 54 (16.02%) J2EE
9 52 (15.43%) CSS
10 49 (14.54%) Web Services
10 49 (14.54%) WebSphere
11 47 (13.95%) TDD
12 46 (13.65%) SOAP
13 43 (12.76%) Finance
14 42 (12.46%) SOA
14 42 (12.46%) IBM
15 41 (12.17%) E-Commerce
15 41 (12.17%) Python
15 41 (12.17%) Telecoms
16 37 (10.98%) Apache
17 36 (10.68%) C++
18 34 (10.09%) C#
19 33 (9.79%) Perl
19 33 (9.79%) DB2
19 33 (9.79%) Retail
20 31 (9.20%) Relational Database
21 30 (8.90%) MySQL
21 30 (8.90%) ITIL
21 30 (8.90%) Spring

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 49 (14.54%) WebSphere
2 37 (10.98%) Apache
3 27 (8.01%) WebLogic
4 17 (5.04%) Tomcat
5 16 (4.75%) Commerce Server
6 13 (3.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (3.86%) JBoss
7 10 (2.97%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 9 (2.67%) MQSeries
8 9 (2.67%) IBM HTTP Server
9 7 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.08%) CMS
9 7 (2.08%) Node.js
10 6 (1.78%) IIS
11 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.19%) Confluence
12 3 (0.89%) WebSphere Portal
12 3 (0.89%) nginx
12 3 (0.89%) iPlanet
Applications
1 9 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.19%) BusinessWare
1 4 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (1.19%) Fredhopper
2 3 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.59%) Retail-J
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.30%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.86%) SaaS
2 5 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.19%) GitHub
4 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.59%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.30%) Force.com
6 1 (0.30%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.30%) Boomi
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.82%) HTTP
2 15 (4.45%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.26%) Internet
4 10 (2.97%) SSL
5 8 (2.37%) Firewall
6 7 (2.08%) LAN
6 7 (2.08%) WAN
7 5 (1.48%) LDAP
8 4 (1.19%) Skype
8 4 (1.19%) SAN
8 4 (1.19%) SSH
8 4 (1.19%) DNS
9 3 (0.89%) WLAN
9 3 (0.89%) VPN
10 2 (0.59%) SNMP
10 2 (0.59%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.59%) IPv6
10 2 (0.59%) OSPF
10 2 (0.59%) BGP
10 2 (0.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.79%) DB2
2 31 (9.20%) Relational Database
3 30 (8.90%) MySQL
4 26 (7.72%) SQL Server
5 21 (6.23%) RDBMS
6 18 (5.34%) Oracle Database
7 16 (4.75%) OLTP
8 10 (2.97%) Informix
9 9 (2.67%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.37%) DbVisualizer
11 6 (1.78%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.78%) SAP BW
12 5 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.48%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.48%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (1.48%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (7.72%) Subversion
2 25 (7.42%) Jenkins
3 23 (6.82%) JUnit
3 23 (6.82%) Selenium
3 23 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 20 (5.93%) Eclipse
5 19 (5.64%) Maven
6 15 (4.45%) WebDriver
7 14 (4.15%) JIRA
8 10 (2.97%) Ant
9 9 (2.67%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.67%) LoadRunner
10 8 (2.37%) Hudson
11 7 (2.08%) TeamCity
11 7 (2.08%) Visual Studio
11 7 (2.08%) Grunt
12 6 (1.78%) HP UFT
12 6 (1.78%) Talend Open Studio
13 5 (1.48%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.19%) XMLSpy
General
1 43 (12.76%) Finance
2 41 (12.17%) Telecoms
3 33 (9.79%) Retail
4 9 (2.67%) Marketing
4 9 (2.67%) Back Office
5 8 (2.37%) Electronics
5 8 (2.37%) Banking
6 4 (1.19%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.89%) Billing
8 2 (0.59%) Games
8 2 (0.59%) Automotive
8 2 (0.59%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (44.51%) Developer
2 67 (19.88%) Java Developer
3 48 (14.24%) Architect
4 31 (9.20%) Analyst
5 19 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (4.75%) C++ Developer
7 13 (3.86%) Test Analyst
8 12 (3.56%) Tester
8 12 (3.56%) Software Engineer
9 11 (3.26%) Designer
9 11 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
10 10 (2.97%) Data Architect
11 9 (2.67%) Consultant
11 9 (2.67%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (2.37%) WebSphere Developer
12 8 (2.37%) Test Engineer
13 7 (2.08%) Technical Architect
13 7 (2.08%) Software Developer
13 7 (2.08%) Lead Developer
13 7 (2.08%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (26.11%) HTML
2 63 (18.69%) XML
3 54 (16.02%) J2EE
4 52 (15.43%) CSS
5 49 (14.54%) Web Services
6 46 (13.65%) SOAP
7 30 (8.90%) Spring
7 30 (8.90%) jQuery
8 26 (7.72%) .NET
9 25 (7.42%) Middleware
10 23 (6.82%) Java EE
11 19 (5.64%) Ajax
12 18 (5.34%) JSP
13 17 (5.04%) XHTML
14 16 (4.75%) REST
15 15 (4.45%) STL
16 14 (4.15%) Hibernate
16 14 (4.15%) HTML5
16 14 (4.15%) RESTful
16 14 (4.15%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.45%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.26%) User Experience
4 8 (2.37%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.08%) Device Driver
6 6 (1.78%) W3C
6 6 (1.78%) Performance Metrics
7 5 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.48%) HP Storage
8 4 (1.19%) Web 2.0
8 4 (1.19%) CMDB
8 4 (1.19%) DTV
8 4 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.19%) GIS
8 4 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.19%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.89%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.89%) PKI
9 3 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (21.96%) UNIX
2 70 (20.77%) Linux
3 28 (8.31%) Windows
4 23 (6.82%) Android
5 21 (6.23%) AIX
6 13 (3.86%) Solaris
7 10 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (2.67%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.89%) CentOS
9 3 (0.89%) zOS
9 3 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) SUSE
11 1 (0.30%) Debian
11 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (13.95%) TDD
3 42 (12.46%) SOA
4 41 (12.17%) E-Commerce
5 30 (8.90%) ITIL
6 29 (8.61%) Scrum
7 25 (7.42%) Multithreading
8 22 (6.53%) SDLC
9 21 (6.23%) Data Modelling
9 21 (6.23%) Software Engineering
10 20 (5.93%) MVC
11 19 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (5.04%) TOGAF
13 16 (4.75%) Unit Testing
13 16 (4.75%) OO
14 15 (4.45%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (4.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (4.45%) Automated Testing
14 15 (4.45%) Test Automation
15 14 (4.15%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (25.22%) JavaScript
2 80 (23.74%) SQL
3 41 (12.17%) Python
4 36 (10.68%) C++
5 34 (10.09%) C#
6 33 (9.79%) Perl
7 22 (6.53%) Ruby
8 19 (5.64%) PHP
9 15 (4.45%) C
10 8 (2.37%) VB
10 8 (2.37%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.37%) Groovy
11 6 (1.78%) Scala
11 6 (1.78%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.78%) ABAP
12 5 (1.48%) MUMPS
13 4 (1.19%) Assembly Language
13 4 (1.19%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.89%) BeanShell
14 3 (0.89%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 20 (5.93%) Degree
2 11 (3.26%) ISEB
2 11 (3.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (3.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (1.48%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.19%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.59%) HND
7 1 (0.30%) PMP
7 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.93%) QA
2 4 (1.19%) IEC 61508
2 4 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 8583
3 2 (0.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 9 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.89%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.59%) NFS
3 2 (0.59%) iptables
3 2 (0.59%) Samba
3 2 (0.59%) Postfix
3 2 (0.59%) XenServer
4 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.67%) Puppet
2 4 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.89%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.89%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.59%) SELinux
4 2 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.59%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.59%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.30%) yum
5 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 92 (27.30%) Oracle
2 42 (12.46%) IBM
3 20 (5.93%) webMethods
4 16 (4.75%) Microsoft
4 16 (4.75%) Sybase
4 16 (4.75%) HP
5 15 (4.45%) SAP
5 15 (4.45%) VMware
6 13 (3.86%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.26%) Adobe
8 7 (2.08%) CA
8 7 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.78%) Talend
10 5 (1.48%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.48%) InterSystems
10 5 (1.48%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.48%) Software AG
10 5 (1.48%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.19%) Sun
11 4 (1.19%) BMC
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
IT Connections
Rate: £375/day
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Progressive
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Progressive
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £33 - £37 per hour + competitive
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Real Staffing
Rate: £33 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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