Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 125 178
Rank change year-on-year -6 +53 -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 39 30 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.98% 0.77% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 3.06% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 2
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £500 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +40.35% -
10th Percentile £325 £425 £351
90th Percentile £491 £588 £367
South East median daily rate £488 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +35.71%
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 1,282 981 1,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.36% 25.34% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 580 739
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £312 £295 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 32
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% +40.00% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £10.58
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.60 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 12 £550 +10.00% 4
Newbury -2 9 £450 -
Reading -8 3 £450 -20.00% 11
Slough - 1 £538 - 2
Java 8
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 29 (74.36%) Spring
2 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (71.79%) JUnit
4 27 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (64.10%) JIRA
5 25 (64.10%) Jenkins
6 22 (56.41%) BDD
6 22 (56.41%) TDD
7 20 (51.28%) NoSQL
8 19 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
8 19 (48.72%) MVC
8 19 (48.72%) Maven
9 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
10 14 (35.90%) HTML
10 14 (35.90%) MySQL
10 14 (35.90%) CSS
10 14 (35.90%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (35.90%) RESTful
10 14 (35.90%) Mockito
10 14 (35.90%) MongoDB
10 14 (35.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (35.90%) git-flow
10 14 (35.90%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (30.77%) Docker
11 12 (30.77%) REST
12 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
12 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
13 9 (23.08%) Electronics

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 9 (23.08%) Apache Solr
1 9 (23.08%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (12.82%) Confluence
3 3 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 19 (48.72%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (12.82%) Serverless
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (7.69%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) NoSQL
2 14 (35.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (35.90%) MongoDB
2 14 (35.90%) MySQL
2 14 (35.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (5.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (71.79%) JUnit
2 25 (64.10%) Jenkins
2 25 (64.10%) JIRA
3 19 (48.72%) Git (software)
3 19 (48.72%) Maven
4 14 (35.90%) git-flow
4 14 (35.90%) Mockito
5 6 (15.38%) Bitbucket
5 6 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (12.82%) Eclipse
6 5 (12.82%) Gradle
6 5 (12.82%) IntelliJ
6 5 (12.82%) Mercurial
7 3 (7.69%) Checkstyle
7 3 (7.69%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (23.08%) Electronics
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (87.18%) Developer
1 34 (87.18%) Java Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Java Swing Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
3 6 (15.38%) XML Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Core Java Developer
5 1 (2.56%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Java Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (74.36%) Spring
2 14 (35.90%) CSS
2 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) RESTful
3 12 (30.77%) REST
4 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
5 9 (23.08%) JavaFX
5 9 (23.08%) Swing
5 9 (23.08%) XML
6 6 (15.38%) Elastic Stack
6 6 (15.38%) Java EE
6 6 (15.38%) SOAP
7 5 (12.82%) JSF
7 5 (12.82%) Spring MVC
7 5 (12.82%) Struts
7 5 (12.82%) Web Services
8 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
9 3 (7.69%) JPA
9 3 (7.69%) React
10 2 (5.13%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (23.08%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (74.36%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (56.41%) BDD
3 22 (56.41%) TDD
4 19 (48.72%) MVC
5 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
6 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
6 9 (23.08%) Microservices
7 7 (17.95%) Scrum
7 7 (17.95%) SOA
8 6 (15.38%) DevOps
8 6 (15.38%) SDLC
8 6 (15.38%) User Stories
9 5 (12.82%) Kanban
9 5 (12.82%) Pair Programming
9 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Content Management
10 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 2 (5.13%) Analytics
11 2 (5.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Adobe