The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 18 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 of the Programming Languages category for the Bracknell 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 27 26 7
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing Java 10 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.16% 5.24% 14.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.35% 15.49% 51.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Average daily rate £378 £425 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.17% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £410 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £473 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.63% 33.81% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 6
Average daily rate £338 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £438 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 0
Average hourly rate £13.13 £17.33 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Java
Berkshire

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Bracknell region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 9 (37.50%) UNIX
3 8 (33.33%) J2EE
3 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 7 (29.17%) Retail
4 7 (29.17%) Spring
5 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 6 (25.00%) DB2
6 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 5 (20.83%) .NET
6 5 (20.83%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) COBOL
7 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (16.67%) CSS
7 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (16.67%) CICS
7 4 (16.67%) JCL
7 4 (16.67%) Open Source
7 4 (16.67%) RedPrairie
7 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
8 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.50%) Selenium
8 3 (12.50%) Ruby
8 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) Middleware
8 3 (12.50%) Mainframe

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 10 (41.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (16.67%) CICS
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
4 1 (4.17%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.17%) ArcGIS
4 1 (4.17%) Commerce Server
4 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JDE World
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.17%) SAP MM
1 1 (4.17%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) DB2
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (12.50%) MySQL
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
1 3 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (8.33%) WinRunner
2 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (8.33%) Maven
2 2 (8.33%) Ranorex
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.17%) FishEye
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (29.17%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) Front Office
4 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
4 2 (8.33%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Supply Chain Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) JDE Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Build Manager
5 1 (4.17%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) J2EE
2 7 (29.17%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 4 (16.67%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) CSS
5 3 (12.50%) Middleware
5 3 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (8.33%) Web Services
6 2 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (4.17%) Worklight
7 1 (4.17%) RESTful
7 1 (4.17%) HTML5
7 1 (4.17%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
7 1 (4.17%) jQuery
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) JSTL
7 1 (4.17%) Dojo
7 1 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) iSeries
3 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.50%) UML
3 3 (12.50%) SOA
3 3 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) User Stories
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Master Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Revenue Management
5 1 (4.17%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) COBOL
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) JCL
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) VB
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) RPG
6 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) RedPrairie
3 3 (12.50%) JDA
4 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.17%) ESRI
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe
5 1 (4.17%) Informatica
5 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
5 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.17%) IBM