Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 129 187
Rank change year-on-year +13 +58 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 51 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.29% 0.77% 0.061%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.14% 3.13% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 3
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57% -
10th Percentile £325 £425 £334
90th Percentile £565 £553 £500
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £440
% change year-on-year -10.00% +13.64% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 1,232 928 1,261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.28% 24.61% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 539 782
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £298 £269
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 23 38
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.08 £21.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.99% +53.57% -61.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.20 £11.18
90th Percentile £48.88 £52.60 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -10 18 £550 +22.22%
Newbury - 16 £450 - 3
Reading +10 3 £450 +11.11% 9
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
Java 8
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 50 (98.04%) Java
2 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (68.63%) Spring
2 35 (68.63%) JUnit
3 32 (62.75%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (60.78%) Jenkins
5 30 (58.82%) JIRA
6 22 (43.14%) TDD
7 21 (41.18%) Software Engineering
7 21 (41.18%) BDD
7 21 (41.18%) NoSQL
7 21 (41.18%) REST
8 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
8 19 (37.25%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (37.25%) Maven
8 19 (37.25%) MVC
9 17 (33.33%) Hibernate
9 17 (33.33%) Apache Solr
9 17 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (31.37%) Algorithms
10 16 (31.37%) Mathematics
10 16 (31.37%) JavaFX
10 16 (31.37%) Electronics
10 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
10 16 (31.37%) XML
10 16 (31.37%) Swing
11 14 (27.45%) Docker
12 13 (25.49%) Microservices
13 11 (21.57%) Java EE
13 11 (21.57%) SOA

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 17 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 17 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (17.65%) Confluence
3 6 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.96%) Mule
4 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
Cloud Services
1 19 (37.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Serverless
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (11.76%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (11.76%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) NoSQL
2 10 (19.61%) Apache Cassandra
2 10 (19.61%) MongoDB
2 10 (19.61%) MySQL
2 10 (19.61%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (11.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (68.63%) JUnit
2 31 (60.78%) Jenkins
3 30 (58.82%) JIRA
4 19 (37.25%) Git (software)
4 19 (37.25%) Maven
5 11 (21.57%) Bitbucket
5 11 (21.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 10 (19.61%) git-flow
6 10 (19.61%) Mockito
7 9 (17.65%) Eclipse
7 9 (17.65%) Gradle
7 9 (17.65%) IntelliJ
7 9 (17.65%) Mercurial
8 6 (11.76%) Checkstyle
8 6 (11.76%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (31.37%) Electronics
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (94.12%) Developer
2 46 (90.20%) Java Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Java Swing Developer
4 9 (17.65%) XML Developer
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Core Java Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Head of Development
8 1 (1.96%) Backend Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Development Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Java Development Manager
8 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft Developer
8 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (68.63%) Spring
2 21 (41.18%) REST
3 17 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 16 (31.37%) JavaFX
4 16 (31.37%) Swing
4 16 (31.37%) XML
5 11 (21.57%) Elastic Stack
5 11 (21.57%) Java EE
5 11 (21.57%) SOAP
6 10 (19.61%) CSS
6 10 (19.61%) HTML
6 10 (19.61%) RESTful
7 9 (17.65%) JSF
7 9 (17.65%) Spring MVC
7 9 (17.65%) Struts
7 9 (17.65%) Web Services
8 7 (13.73%) AngularJS
9 6 (11.76%) React
10 3 (5.88%) JPA
11 2 (3.92%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Algorithms
2 10 (19.61%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (43.14%) TDD
4 21 (41.18%) BDD
4 21 (41.18%) Software Engineering
5 19 (37.25%) MVC
6 16 (31.37%) Mathematics
7 13 (25.49%) Microservices
8 11 (21.57%) Scrum
8 11 (21.57%) SDLC
8 11 (21.57%) SOA
9 9 (17.65%) DevOps
9 9 (17.65%) Kanban
9 9 (17.65%) Pair Programming
9 9 (17.65%) Unit Testing
9 9 (17.65%) User Stories
10 8 (15.69%) E-Commerce
11 6 (11.76%) Content Management
12 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
13 2 (3.92%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (98.04%) Java
2 16 (31.37%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Adobe
2 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft