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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South East / Berkshire
Rank 11 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 177 162 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.91% 6.36% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.91% 24.92% 23.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 107 113
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £316 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £78.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.25 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +16.07%

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
522 650 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.27% 25.53% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 413 436
Median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 19
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +5 93 £475 +6.14% 26
Bracknell +14 24 £450 -14.28% 6
Newbury +4 14 £338 +46.73% 9
Maidenhead -4 8 £400 -5.88% 8
Slough -4 4 £500 +35.13%
Thatcham - 3 - -
Windsor - 3 £500 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 114 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (24.76%) JavaScript
3 68 (21.32%) TDD
4 67 (21.00%) Python
5 63 (19.75%) SQL
6 53 (16.61%) Oracle
7 51 (15.99%) Linux
8 48 (15.05%) HTML
8 48 (15.05%) XML
8 48 (15.05%) REST
9 47 (14.73%) Git (software)
10 45 (14.11%) Scrum
11 43 (13.48%) Hadoop
12 41 (12.85%) Security Cleared
13 39 (12.23%) Maven
13 39 (12.23%) Finance
13 39 (12.23%) CSS
14 38 (11.91%) Spring
14 38 (11.91%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (11.91%) Jenkins
15 37 (11.60%) Unix
15 37 (11.60%) HTTP
16 34 (10.66%) Project Management
16 34 (10.66%) BDD
17 33 (10.34%) Tomcat
17 33 (10.34%) Big Data
17 33 (10.34%) DevOps
18 32 (10.03%) Web Services
18 32 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
19 31 (9.72%) Open Source

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 33 (10.34%) Tomcat
2 22 (6.90%) Apache
3 19 (5.96%) Apache Spark
4 18 (5.64%) CMS
5 16 (5.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (4.39%) JBoss
7 13 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.13%) Confluence
8 10 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (3.13%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.13%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.82%) Apache Solr
9 9 (2.82%) OpenStack
9 9 (2.82%) WebLogic
10 8 (2.51%) Drupal
11 7 (2.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (1.25%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (1.25%) Liferay
12 4 (1.25%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (1.57%) MS Excel
1 5 (1.57%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.63%) MS Project
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Maximo
2 2 (0.63%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.31%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.31%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.45%) GitHub
4 10 (3.13%) SaaS
5 8 (2.51%) PaaS
6 5 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.57%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (1.57%) SoftLayer
7 4 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.25%) Force.com
8 2 (0.63%) IaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.60%) HTTP
2 20 (6.27%) SSH
3 19 (5.96%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.02%) DNS
5 15 (4.70%) ICMP
6 13 (4.08%) LDAP
6 13 (4.08%) LTE
7 11 (3.45%) GSM
7 11 (3.45%) HSPA
7 11 (3.45%) WCDMA
8 8 (2.51%) Internet
9 4 (1.25%) Firewall
9 4 (1.25%) RFID
9 4 (1.25%) VSAN
10 2 (0.63%) Diameter Protocol
10 2 (0.63%) Network Security
10 2 (0.63%) SNMP
11 1 (0.31%) IPv4
11 1 (0.31%) SSL
11 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (13.48%) Hadoop
2 33 (10.34%) Big Data
3 20 (6.27%) NoSQL
4 16 (5.02%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.70%) Apache Hive
6 14 (4.39%) HBase
6 14 (4.39%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.76%) DB2
7 12 (3.76%) Impala
7 12 (3.76%) Sqoop
8 10 (3.13%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.51%) SQL Server
11 7 (2.19%) Oracle Database
11 7 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (1.25%) GIS
12 4 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.94%) MySQL
13 3 (0.94%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 47 (14.73%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.23%) Maven
3 38 (11.91%) Jenkins
4 31 (9.72%) Selenium
5 29 (9.09%) JIRA
6 25 (7.84%) Gradle
7 24 (7.52%) Bitbucket
7 24 (7.52%) WebDriver
8 23 (7.21%) JMeter
9 22 (6.90%) JUnit
10 21 (6.58%) Eclipse
11 18 (5.64%) Ant
12 17 (5.33%) eggPlant
13 16 (5.02%) Apache Ivy
14 15 (4.70%) Subversion
15 13 (4.08%) Cucumber
15 13 (4.08%) SoapUI
16 12 (3.76%) Android Studio
16 12 (3.76%) Xcode
17 10 (3.13%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (12.23%) Finance
2 19 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.76%) Marketing
4 11 (3.45%) Publishing
5 10 (3.13%) Retail
6 5 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.94%) Banking
8 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.31%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Electronics
9 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 140 (43.89%) Developer
2 81 (25.39%) Java Developer
3 47 (14.73%) Architect
4 26 (8.15%) Consultant
5 20 (6.27%) Java Engineer
6 17 (5.33%) Analyst
7 15 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (4.70%) Java Architect
7 15 (4.70%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (4.70%) Support Engineer
8 14 (4.39%) Developer in Test
9 11 (3.45%) Hadoop Consultant
9 11 (3.45%) Java Consultant
9 11 (3.45%) Senior Developer
10 10 (3.13%) Administrator
11 9 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (2.82%) Python Developer
11 9 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
11 9 (2.82%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (15.05%) HTML
1 48 (15.05%) REST
1 48 (15.05%) XML
2 39 (12.23%) CSS
3 38 (11.91%) Spring
4 32 (10.03%) Web Services
5 30 (9.40%) JSON
6 28 (8.78%) J2EE
7 24 (7.52%) SOAP
8 23 (7.21%) Java EE
9 20 (6.27%) .NET
10 17 (5.33%) Hibernate
11 16 (5.02%) AngularJS
12 15 (4.70%) jQuery
12 15 (4.70%) JSP
13 13 (4.08%) HTML5
13 13 (4.08%) Middleware
14 12 (3.76%) EJB
15 10 (3.13%) Servlets
15 10 (3.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.64%) Linux Command Line
3 17 (5.33%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (5.02%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.76%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.57%) FlexPod
6 5 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.57%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.25%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (0.94%) Robotics
8 3 (0.94%) Wiki
9 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.63%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.63%) Linked Data
9 2 (0.63%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.63%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 51 (15.99%) Linux
2 37 (11.60%) Unix
3 28 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (8.46%) CentOS
5 24 (7.52%) Ubuntu
6 20 (6.27%) Debian
7 18 (5.64%) Android
8 16 (5.02%) Windows
9 14 (4.39%) Solaris
10 7 (2.19%) Windows Server
11 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (1.57%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.31%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (35.74%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (21.32%) TDD
3 45 (14.11%) Scrum
4 38 (11.91%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (10.66%) BDD
5 34 (10.66%) Project Management
6 33 (10.34%) DevOps
7 31 (9.72%) OO
7 31 (9.72%) Open Source
8 23 (7.21%) Unit Testing
9 22 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 22 (6.90%) OOP
9 22 (6.90%) SOA
9 22 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (6.58%) Content Management
10 21 (6.58%) Software Delivery
11 20 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (6.27%) Test Automation
11 20 (6.27%) Visualisation
11 20 (6.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (24.76%) JavaScript
2 67 (21.00%) Python
3 63 (19.75%) SQL
4 29 (9.09%) Groovy
4 29 (9.09%) Scala
5 27 (8.46%) Ruby
6 21 (6.58%) Bash Shell
7 19 (5.96%) C++
8 17 (5.33%) PHP
9 14 (4.39%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.76%) Apple Swift
10 12 (3.76%) Objective-C
11 10 (3.13%) C#
11 10 (3.13%) Perl
12 8 (2.51%) C
13 6 (1.88%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.25%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.25%) VB
15 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (12.85%) Security Cleared
2 31 (9.72%) SC Cleared
3 28 (8.78%) Degree
4 6 (1.88%) PhD
5 4 (1.25%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.25%) VCDX
6 3 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.63%) CISA
7 2 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CCNP
8 1 (0.31%) CCSP
8 1 (0.31%) GIAC
8 1 (0.31%) GPEN
8 1 (0.31%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.31%) HNC
8 1 (0.31%) HND
8 1 (0.31%) ISEB
8 1 (0.31%) OSCE
8 1 (0.31%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.90%) QA
2 8 (2.51%) SLA
3 7 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.63%) GDPR
6 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.31%) SDET
System Software
1 27 (8.46%) Docker
2 12 (3.76%) HDFS
3 10 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.88%) vCloud
4 6 (1.88%) vSphere
5 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.63%) Corosync
7 2 (0.63%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.31%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 30 (9.40%) Ansible
2 20 (6.27%) SELinux
3 14 (4.39%) Puppet
4 12 (3.76%) Oozie
5 9 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.57%) HP Fortify
6 5 (1.57%) vRealize
7 4 (1.25%) Pingdom
7 4 (1.25%) Terraform
8 3 (0.94%) Consul
8 3 (0.94%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.94%) Kibana
8 3 (0.94%) logstash
9 2 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.63%) MOM
9 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.63%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.31%) OpenView
Vendors
1 53 (16.61%) Oracle
2 17 (5.33%) VMware
3 16 (5.02%) Sitecore
4 15 (4.70%) Splunk
5 12 (3.76%) Ab Initio
5 12 (3.76%) IBM
6 11 (3.45%) Apple
6 11 (3.45%) HP
7 10 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
8 9 (2.82%) Hortonworks
8 9 (2.82%) Red Hat
9 8 (2.51%) Microsoft
10 7 (2.19%) Adobe
11 6 (1.88%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.57%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.57%) Jaspersoft
12 5 (1.57%) Nimsoft
12 5 (1.57%) Pega
12 5 (1.57%) TIBCO
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