The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Java Developer
Rank 127 112 127
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 2 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.069% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate £275 £375 £391
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -4.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £320 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2596 2226 2776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.14% 91.45% 90.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1350 879 1017
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £210 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 148 100
Average hourly rate £17.00 £28.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.92 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.63
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.82%
Senior Java Developer
South East

Senior Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Java Developer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer across the Berkshire region.

Senior Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 15 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -12 2 £275 -26.66% 1
Slough - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Senior Java Developer
South East

Senior Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) JMS
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) JUnit
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) JSF
5 1 (16.67%) Maven
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) PKI
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) GWT
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Scala

Senior Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior Java Developer in their job title 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 with Senior Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) EasyMock
2 1 (16.67%) Sahi
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Continuum
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) JMS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JSF
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) GWT
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) JPA
4 1 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) RichFaces
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) OSGi
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) EJB
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) JDBC
4 1 (16.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) PKI
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) PLM
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Scala
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sun