Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 149 166
Rank change year-on-year +36 +17 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 66 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.53% 0.64% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.87% 2.20% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 12 3
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £513 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.20% +13.89% -
10th Percentile £353 £425 £325
90th Percentile £561 £586 £475
South East median daily rate £500 £488 £483
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.04% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00

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 1,354 1,181 1,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.33% 28.91% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 698 691
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 32
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.50 £33.00 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.85% +2.33% -7.86%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £12.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £48.63
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +22 41 £500 -4.76% 3
Reading -5 3 £450 -21.74% 4
Maidenhead - 2 £425 - 1
Newbury -2 1 £400 -13.98% 1
Slough - 1 £538 -
Windsor - 1 - -
Java 8
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 66 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (69.70%) Maven
4 44 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 42 (63.64%) Spring
6 40 (60.61%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (51.52%) JIRA
8 33 (50.00%) Jenkins
9 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (45.45%) TDD
9 30 (45.45%) IntelliJ
10 28 (42.42%) MVC
10 28 (42.42%) JUnit
10 28 (42.42%) Web Services
10 28 (42.42%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (40.91%) BDD
11 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
11 27 (40.91%) React
12 24 (36.36%) Adobe
12 24 (36.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 23 (34.85%) Amazon SQS
13 23 (34.85%) CloudFront
13 23 (34.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 23 (34.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 23 (34.85%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (34.85%) Amazon S3
13 23 (34.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 23 (34.85%) AWS Lambda
13 23 (34.85%) Serverless
14 22 (33.33%) Microservices

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 28 (42.42%) Elasticsearch
2 24 (36.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 21 (31.82%) CMS
4 19 (28.79%) Confluence
5 12 (18.18%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.52%) JBoss
6 1 (1.52%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 40 (60.61%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (34.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 23 (34.85%) Amazon EC2
2 23 (34.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 23 (34.85%) Amazon S3
2 23 (34.85%) Amazon SQS
2 23 (34.85%) AWS Lambda
2 23 (34.85%) CloudFront
2 23 (34.85%) Serverless
3 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (34.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 18 (27.27%) MySQL
3 17 (25.76%) NoSQL
4 13 (19.70%) MongoDB
5 12 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
5 12 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.52%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (69.70%) Maven
2 44 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 34 (51.52%) JIRA
4 33 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 30 (45.45%) IntelliJ
6 28 (42.42%) JUnit
7 15 (22.73%) Eclipse
7 15 (22.73%) Gradle
7 15 (22.73%) Mercurial
8 12 (18.18%) Mockito
9 11 (16.67%) Checkstyle
9 11 (16.67%) git-flow
9 11 (16.67%) SonarQube
10 4 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (4.55%) Bitbucket
11 3 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (4.55%) Subversion
12 2 (3.03%) HP UFT
13 1 (1.52%) Mocha
13 1 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (7.58%) Retail
2 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (66.67%) Developer
2 36 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Senior Developer
3 14 (21.21%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (15.15%) Software Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Backend Developer
8 3 (4.55%) E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (3.03%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Java Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Lead DevOps
10 1 (1.52%) AWS Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle DBA
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Java Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (63.64%) Spring
2 28 (42.42%) Web Services
3 27 (40.91%) React
4 17 (25.76%) REST
5 16 (24.24%) JSON
5 16 (24.24%) JSR 170
5 16 (24.24%) RESTful
5 16 (24.24%) Spring MVC
5 16 (24.24%) Struts
6 15 (22.73%) JSF
7 12 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 11 (16.67%) CSS
8 11 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 11 (16.67%) HTML
9 5 (7.58%) Spring Boot
10 3 (4.55%) Java EE
11 2 (3.03%) Kafka
12 1 (1.52%) Akka
12 1 (1.52%) Apache Camel
12 1 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (80.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 30 (45.45%) TDD
3 28 (42.42%) MVC
4 27 (40.91%) BDD
5 22 (33.33%) Microservices
6 21 (31.82%) DevOps
6 21 (31.82%) Scrum
7 18 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 16 (24.24%) Kanban
8 16 (24.24%) Unit Testing
8 16 (24.24%) User Stories
9 15 (22.73%) Content Management
9 15 (22.73%) Pair Programming
9 15 (22.73%) SOA
10 12 (18.18%) Coaching
11 6 (9.09%) Release Management
11 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (1.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.58%) Ansible
3 2 (3.03%) HP Fortify
4 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Adobe
2 2 (3.03%) HP
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle