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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 17 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 20 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.73% 4.17% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.32% 24.32% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Average daily rate
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£391 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.88% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £181 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
79 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 26.60% 17.13% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 17
Average daily rate £363 £275 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
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 1 September 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 37 (72.55%) JavaScript
2 26 (50.98%) WebSphere
3 25 (49.02%) HTML
4 20 (39.22%) J2EE
4 20 (39.22%) DB2
4 20 (39.22%) IBM
5 19 (37.25%) E-Commerce
5 19 (37.25%) XML
6 16 (31.37%) CSS
6 16 (31.37%) Degree
7 15 (29.41%) SQL
8 14 (27.45%) Computer Science
9 13 (25.49%) Retail
9 13 (25.49%) Oracle
10 12 (23.53%) UNIX
10 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (19.61%) System Testing
12 10 (19.61%) jQuery
12 10 (19.61%) Linux
12 10 (19.61%) Adobe
13 9 (17.65%) Commerce Server
13 9 (17.65%) Apache
14 8 (15.69%) Flash
14 8 (15.69%) Subversion
14 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
14 8 (15.69%) DbVisualizer
14 8 (15.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (13.73%) Spring

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 26 (50.98%) WebSphere
2 9 (17.65%) Apache
2 9 (17.65%) Commerce Server
3 8 (15.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (9.80%) MQSeries
4 5 (9.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (7.84%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (7.84%) Node.js
6 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.96%) CMS
8 1 (1.96%) JBoss
8 1 (1.96%) GlassFish
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 3 (5.88%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (39.22%) DB2
2 8 (15.69%) DbVisualizer
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
4 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Subversion
2 6 (11.76%) LoadRunner
3 5 (9.80%) HP UFT
4 3 (5.88%) Selenium
4 3 (5.88%) JBehave
4 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.88%) Xcode
5 2 (3.92%) JUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.96%) Ant
6 1 (1.96%) XMLSpy
6 1 (1.96%) JMeter
6 1 (1.96%) Maven
6 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (25.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
2 1 (1.96%) Electronics
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Java Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) WebSphere Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Front-End Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Tester
5 3 (5.88%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
6 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
6 2 (3.92%) webMethods Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Web Team Leader
7 1 (1.96%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Senior WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (49.02%) HTML
2 20 (39.22%) J2EE
3 19 (37.25%) XML
4 16 (31.37%) CSS
5 10 (19.61%) jQuery
6 8 (15.69%) Flash
7 7 (13.73%) Ajax
7 7 (13.73%) Spring
8 6 (11.76%) HTML5
8 6 (11.76%) CSS3
9 5 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (9.80%) XHTML
10 4 (7.84%) JDBC
10 4 (7.84%) JSON
11 3 (5.88%) RESTful
11 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
11 3 (5.88%) Lucene
11 3 (5.88%) SWT
11 3 (5.88%) Struts
11 3 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Computer Science
2 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.84%) W3C
5 2 (3.92%) User Experience
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.96%) Physics
6 1 (1.96%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) UNIX
2 10 (19.61%) Linux
3 7 (13.73%) AIX
4 6 (11.76%) Windows
5 1 (1.96%) SUSE
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) E-Commerce
2 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) System Testing
4 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
5 7 (13.73%) TDD
6 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.84%) Coaching
8 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.88%) Image Processing
9 3 (5.88%) Document Management
9 3 (5.88%) B2C
10 2 (3.92%) Change Management
10 2 (3.92%) SOA
10 2 (3.92%) B2B
10 2 (3.92%) ITIL
10 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (72.55%) JavaScript
2 15 (29.41%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) C++
3 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 3 (5.88%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) Jython
5 2 (3.92%) Korn
5 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.92%) C
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (11.76%) ISEB
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (1.96%) yum
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
1 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) IBM
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle
3 10 (19.61%) Adobe
4 5 (9.80%) HP
5 4 (7.84%) Sencha
6 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.92%) EMC
6 2 (3.92%) Software AG
6 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.92%) webMethods
6 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) Google