Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java SE 8
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 136 174
Rank change year-on-year +16 +38 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 47 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.19% 0.72% 0.067%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.83% 2.64% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 2
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £525 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +58.49% -
10th Percentile £325 £425 £306
90th Percentile £530 £588 £362
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 - -

Java 8 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,227 1,100 1,257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.17% 27.48% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 657 722
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £275
90th Percentile £558 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 41
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £19.66 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.74% +31.07% -59.73%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Berkshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java 8 in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Berkshire

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java 8 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java 8 in Berkshire

Java 8
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 8 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +11 20 £488 -4.88% 1
Reading -13 3 £438 -23.08% 4
Maidenhead - 2 £425 -
Slough - 1 £538 - 2
Windsor - 1 - -
Java 8
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (91.49%) Spring
3 42 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (72.34%) Maven
5 33 (70.21%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (65.96%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (65.96%) TDD
7 30 (63.83%) Git (software)
7 30 (63.83%) JIRA
7 30 (63.83%) Jenkins
8 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
9 28 (59.57%) JUnit
9 28 (59.57%) MVC
9 28 (59.57%) BDD
10 24 (51.06%) NoSQL
10 24 (51.06%) MySQL
11 23 (48.94%) RESTful
12 20 (42.55%) MongoDB
13 19 (40.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (40.43%) Mockito
13 19 (40.43%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (38.30%) CSS
14 18 (38.30%) HTML
14 18 (38.30%) git-flow
14 18 (38.30%) Greenfield Project
15 17 (36.17%) Microservices
16 13 (27.66%) Docker
17 12 (25.53%) Elasticsearch
17 12 (25.53%) Web Services
17 12 (25.53%) IntelliJ

Java 8
Co-occurring 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 12 (25.53%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (21.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (19.15%) Confluence
4 8 (17.02%) Apache Solr
5 3 (6.38%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 33 (70.21%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (21.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 10 (21.28%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (21.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 10 (21.28%) Amazon S3
2 10 (21.28%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (21.28%) AWS Lambda
2 10 (21.28%) CloudFront
2 10 (21.28%) Serverless
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (51.06%) MySQL
1 24 (51.06%) NoSQL
2 20 (42.55%) MongoDB
3 19 (40.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (40.43%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (21.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 34 (72.34%) Maven
2 30 (63.83%) Git (software)
2 30 (63.83%) Jenkins
2 30 (63.83%) JIRA
3 28 (59.57%) JUnit
4 19 (40.43%) Mockito
5 18 (38.30%) git-flow
6 12 (25.53%) IntelliJ
7 9 (19.15%) Eclipse
7 9 (19.15%) Gradle
7 9 (19.15%) Mercurial
8 7 (14.89%) Checkstyle
8 7 (14.89%) SonarQube
9 3 (6.38%) Bitbucket
9 3 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
10 1 (2.13%) Mocha
10 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (82.98%) Developer
2 37 (78.72%) Java Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Senior Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Backend Developer
6 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (4.26%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (2.13%) Architect
7 1 (2.13%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.13%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Java Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (91.49%) Spring
2 23 (48.94%) RESTful
3 18 (38.30%) CSS
3 18 (38.30%) HTML
4 12 (25.53%) Web Services
5 11 (23.40%) Hibernate
5 11 (23.40%) REST
6 10 (21.28%) React
7 9 (19.15%) JSF
7 9 (19.15%) Spring MVC
7 9 (19.15%) Struts
8 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
9 5 (10.64%) Spring Boot
10 3 (6.38%) Java EE
10 3 (6.38%) JSON
10 3 (6.38%) JSR 170
11 2 (4.26%) JPA
11 2 (4.26%) Kafka
12 1 (2.13%) Akka
12 1 (2.13%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (89.36%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (65.96%) Continuous Integration
2 31 (65.96%) TDD
3 28 (59.57%) BDD
3 28 (59.57%) MVC
4 17 (36.17%) Microservices
5 11 (23.40%) DevOps
5 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 11 (23.40%) User Stories
6 10 (21.28%) Kanban
6 10 (21.28%) Software Engineering
7 9 (19.15%) Pair Programming
7 9 (19.15%) SOA
7 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
8 8 (17.02%) E-Commerce
9 7 (14.89%) Content Management
10 4 (8.51%) OOP
10 4 (8.51%) Open Source
10 4 (8.51%) Release Management
10 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (61.70%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.38%) SQL
4 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
System Software
1 13 (27.66%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Adobe