Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 126 136
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10 +38
Contract jobs citing Java 8 58 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.38% 1.14% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% 3.70% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 15
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £374 £415 £425
90th Percentile £551 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £475 £480 £488
% change year-on-year -1.04% -1.54% +13.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -

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 1,261 1,242 1,009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.09% 30.83% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 679 589
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £291
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 23
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% +50.00% -42.86%
10th Percentile £35.38 £8.00 £12.05
90th Percentile £48.38 £50.00 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +5.13%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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 +6 36 £500 -9.09% 1
Reading -7 6 £475 +5.56% 2
Newbury -8 2 £400 -11.11%
Slough - 1 £463 -
Ascot - 1 £400 -
Java 8
South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 58 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (60.34%) Maven
4 34 (58.62%) Spring
5 31 (53.45%) Git (software)
5 31 (53.45%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (43.10%) JIRA
7 23 (39.66%) IntelliJ
8 22 (37.93%) Web Services
8 22 (37.93%) Elasticsearch
8 22 (37.93%) React
9 21 (36.21%) Jenkins
9 21 (36.21%) CMS
10 19 (32.76%) TDD
11 18 (31.03%) Adobe
11 18 (31.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 18 (31.03%) JSON
11 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (29.31%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (29.31%) Amazon S3
12 17 (29.31%) Amazon SQS
12 17 (29.31%) CloudFront
12 17 (29.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 17 (29.31%) E-Commerce
12 17 (29.31%) MVC
12 17 (29.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 17 (29.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 17 (29.31%) AWS Lambda
12 17 (29.31%) Serverless
13 16 (27.59%) JUnit

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 22 (37.93%) Elasticsearch
2 21 (36.21%) CMS
3 18 (31.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 15 (25.86%) Confluence
5 6 (10.34%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.72%) JBoss
6 1 (1.72%) Magnolia
6 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 31 (53.45%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (29.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 17 (29.31%) Amazon EC2
2 17 (29.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 17 (29.31%) Amazon S3
2 17 (29.31%) Amazon SQS
2 17 (29.31%) AWS Lambda
2 17 (29.31%) CloudFront
2 17 (29.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 13 (22.41%) MySQL
3 12 (20.69%) NoSQL
4 8 (13.79%) MongoDB
5 7 (12.07%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.72%) Cloud Spanner
7 1 (1.72%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (1.72%) NewSQL
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (60.34%) Maven
2 31 (53.45%) Git (software)
3 25 (43.10%) JIRA
4 23 (39.66%) IntelliJ
5 21 (36.21%) Jenkins
6 16 (27.59%) JUnit
7 8 (13.79%) Eclipse
7 8 (13.79%) Gradle
7 8 (13.79%) Mercurial
7 8 (13.79%) Mockito
8 6 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (10.34%) Bitbucket
9 5 (8.62%) Checkstyle
9 5 (8.62%) git-flow
9 5 (8.62%) SonarQube
10 4 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (5.17%) Subversion
12 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
12 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
13 1 (1.72%) TestNG
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Developer
2 32 (55.17%) Java Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Senior Developer
3 10 (17.24%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce Manager
4 8 (13.79%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Backend Developer
5 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (3.45%) AWS Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Lead DevOps
7 1 (1.72%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (1.72%) Java Architect
7 1 (1.72%) Java Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Java Technical Architect
7 1 (1.72%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (1.72%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (1.72%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) Spring
2 22 (37.93%) React
2 22 (37.93%) Web Services
3 18 (31.03%) JSON
4 16 (27.59%) JSR 170
5 15 (25.86%) RESTful
6 12 (20.69%) REST
7 11 (18.97%) Hibernate
8 9 (15.52%) Spring MVC
8 9 (15.52%) Struts
9 8 (13.79%) AngularJS
9 8 (13.79%) JSF
10 7 (12.07%) HTML
11 5 (8.62%) CSS
12 4 (6.90%) Java EE
12 4 (6.90%) Spring Boot
13 3 (5.17%) Spring Cloud
13 3 (5.17%) XML
14 2 (3.45%) JMS
14 2 (3.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) CentOS
3 1 (1.72%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) TDD
3 18 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (29.31%) E-Commerce
4 17 (29.31%) MVC
5 15 (25.86%) Microservices
6 14 (24.14%) Scrum
6 14 (24.14%) Software Engineering
7 13 (22.41%) BDD
7 13 (22.41%) DevOps
8 12 (20.69%) Coaching
9 9 (15.52%) Content Management
9 9 (15.52%) Kanban
9 9 (15.52%) Unit Testing
10 8 (13.79%) Pair Programming
10 8 (13.79%) SOA
10 8 (13.79%) User Stories
11 5 (8.62%) Open Source
12 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
13 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.34%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) PSD2
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Ansible
2 4 (6.90%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.45%) HP Fortify
3 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Adobe
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Google