The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 30 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 10.64% 2.77% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.67% 10.84% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 8
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£450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £200 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £125.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Java
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 83 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.53% 25.54% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 42 19
Average daily rate £375 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £213 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £455 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 11
Average hourly rate £125.00 £13.13 £17.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+852.38% -24.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 22 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (43.18%) HTML
3 19 (43.18%) WebSphere
4 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.09%) XML
6 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
7 13 (29.55%) TDD
7 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
8 11 (25.00%) UNIX
8 11 (25.00%) Retail
9 10 (22.73%) DB2
9 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (20.45%) CSS
10 9 (20.45%) Linux
11 8 (18.18%) SOAP
11 8 (18.18%) Oracle
11 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
12 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
12 7 (15.91%) Web Services
12 7 (15.91%) IBM
12 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
13 6 (13.64%) DbVisualizer
13 6 (13.64%) User Experience
13 6 (13.64%) jQuery
13 6 (13.64%) System Testing
13 6 (13.64%) Commerce Server
13 6 (13.64%) Flash
13 6 (13.64%) J2EE
13 6 (13.64%) Ajax

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 19 (43.18%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) Commerce Server
3 5 (11.36%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.82%) Apache
4 3 (6.82%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
1 1 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) SDH
1 5 (11.36%) Ethernet
1 5 (11.36%) MPLS
2 3 (6.82%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) NAS
3 1 (2.27%) Skype
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.73%) DB2
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.64%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Selenium
2 5 (11.36%) Toad
3 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 4 (9.09%) Subversion
4 3 (6.82%) JIRA
4 3 (6.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (6.82%) Eclipse
4 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.82%) JBehave
4 3 (6.82%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.27%) JMeter
6 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (25.00%) Retail
2 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.27%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Developer
2 11 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Junior
7 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) HTML
2 15 (34.09%) XML
3 9 (20.45%) CSS
4 8 (18.18%) SOAP
5 7 (15.91%) Web Services
6 6 (13.64%) J2EE
6 6 (13.64%) Flash
6 6 (13.64%) Ajax
6 6 (13.64%) JSON
6 6 (13.64%) jQuery
7 5 (11.36%) JMS
7 5 (11.36%) WSDL
7 5 (11.36%) JAXB
8 3 (6.82%) Middleware
8 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.82%) Ext JS
8 3 (6.82%) RESTful
8 3 (6.82%) REST
8 3 (6.82%) Gherkin
9 2 (4.55%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.64%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.27%) EPoS
5 1 (2.27%) W3C
5 1 (2.27%) Biometrics
5 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.27%) Open Source
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) UNIX
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 13 (29.55%) TDD
3 13 (29.55%) E-Commerce
4 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) System Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
6 5 (11.36%) OO
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.09%) ITIL
7 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.82%) Web Development
8 3 (6.82%) Scrum
8 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.82%) Document Management
8 3 (6.82%) Regression Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 22 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (11.36%) C++
3 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
3 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.09%) Python
4 4 (9.09%) Perl
4 4 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) C
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
7 1 (2.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ISEB
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 7 (15.91%) IBM
3 5 (11.36%) MetaSolv
3 5 (11.36%) Cramer
3 5 (11.36%) BEA
4 4 (9.09%) Adobe
5 3 (6.82%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) Hitachi
5 3 (6.82%) Appcelerator
6 1 (2.27%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Sencha
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