Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 108 119
Rank change year-on-year +39 +11 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 103 54 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.64% 1.36% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 1.47% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 29 41
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £362 £300
90th Percentile £529 £570 £508
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -10.11% -0.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,618 3,670 4,124
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.89% 92.10% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,852 1,930 2,231
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 138 195
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +6.90% -32.71%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.92 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.70 £39.75 £42.40
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Berkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Berkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Berkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Berkshire

Java Developer
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 Developer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Reading +16 37 £445 -6.32% 24
Bracknell +6 20 £475 -9.52% 9
Maidenhead - 8 £435 - 1
Newbury -10 7 £413 -8.33% 1
Slough -7 2 £444 +14.52% 2
Wokingham - 2 £343 -
Windsor - 1 - -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 65 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (57.28%) Spring
4 44 (42.72%) TDD
5 39 (37.86%) Maven
6 38 (36.89%) Jenkins
7 37 (35.92%) JavaScript
8 36 (34.95%) Java 8
9 33 (32.04%) Git (software)
9 33 (32.04%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (29.13%) HTML
10 30 (29.13%) RESTful
11 29 (28.16%) Amazon AWS
11 29 (28.16%) J2EE
12 28 (27.18%) CSS
12 28 (27.18%) JIRA
12 28 (27.18%) BDD
13 27 (26.21%) NoSQL
13 27 (26.21%) REST
13 27 (26.21%) JUnit
13 27 (26.21%) Scrum
14 25 (24.27%) MVC
15 23 (22.33%) Microservices
16 22 (21.36%) Mockito
16 22 (21.36%) MySQL
17 21 (20.39%) Hibernate
18 20 (19.42%) SQL
19 19 (18.45%) Web Services
19 19 (18.45%) MongoDB
19 19 (18.45%) Apache Cassandra

Java Developer Skill Set
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 7 (6.80%) Confluence
2 6 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.85%) Alfresco
3 5 (4.85%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (3.88%) Liferay
5 3 (2.91%) IIS
5 3 (2.91%) JBoss
5 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle BPEL
6 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.97%) Apache
7 1 (0.97%) CMS
7 1 (0.97%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 29 (28.16%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.83%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (3.88%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (3.88%) Amazon S3
3 4 (3.88%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (3.88%) CloudFront
3 4 (3.88%) Serverless
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.94%) NuGet
6 1 (0.97%) GitHub
6 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) HTTP
2 2 (1.94%) Firewall
2 2 (1.94%) Skype
2 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.21%) NoSQL
2 22 (21.36%) MySQL
3 19 (18.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 19 (18.45%) MongoDB
4 18 (17.48%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.94%) Big Data
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.97%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.97%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 39 (37.86%) Maven
2 38 (36.89%) Jenkins
3 33 (32.04%) Git (software)
4 28 (27.18%) JIRA
5 27 (26.21%) JUnit
6 22 (21.36%) Mockito
7 16 (15.53%) git-flow
8 10 (9.71%) Eclipse
8 10 (9.71%) Gradle
9 9 (8.74%) SonarQube
10 8 (7.77%) Sonatype Nexus
11 7 (6.80%) IntelliJ
12 5 (4.85%) Bitbucket
12 5 (4.85%) DbUnit
12 5 (4.85%) jMock
12 5 (4.85%) Mercurial
13 4 (3.88%) Checkstyle
14 3 (2.91%) Subversion
14 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (57.28%) Spring
2 30 (29.13%) HTML
2 30 (29.13%) RESTful
3 29 (28.16%) J2EE
4 28 (27.18%) CSS
5 27 (26.21%) REST
6 21 (20.39%) Hibernate
7 19 (18.45%) AngularJS
7 19 (18.45%) Web Services
8 12 (11.65%) SOAP
8 12 (11.65%) XML
9 11 (10.68%) Java EE
9 11 (10.68%) React
9 11 (10.68%) Spring Boot
10 9 (8.74%) Apache Camel
10 9 (8.74%) JSON
11 7 (6.80%) CSS3
11 7 (6.80%) HTML5
11 7 (6.80%) jQuery
11 7 (6.80%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.85%) NHS
3 5 (4.85%) User Experience
4 2 (1.94%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.97%) Fintech
5 1 (0.97%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Linux
1 4 (3.88%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) Unix
3 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (42.72%) TDD
3 33 (32.04%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (27.18%) BDD
5 27 (26.21%) Scrum
6 25 (24.27%) MVC
7 23 (22.33%) Microservices
8 17 (16.50%) OO
9 12 (11.65%) Kanban
10 11 (10.68%) E-Commerce
11 10 (9.71%) DevOps
12 8 (7.77%) SDLC
12 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.77%) User Stories
13 7 (6.80%) OOP
13 7 (6.80%) Open Source
14 6 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (5.83%) Web Development
15 5 (4.85%) Content Management
15 5 (4.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 103 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (35.92%) JavaScript
3 36 (34.95%) Java 8
4 20 (19.42%) SQL
5 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
6 6 (5.83%) C++
7 5 (4.85%) Scala
8 4 (3.88%) C#
9 2 (1.94%) C
9 2 (1.94%) CQL
9 2 (1.94%) Groovy
10 1 (0.97%) Go
10 1 (0.97%) PHP
10 1 (0.97%) Python
10 1 (0.97%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) Degree
3 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) PMO
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) GDPR
2 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (11.65%) Docker
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) Amdocs OSS
2 4 (3.88%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.94%) Ansible
3 2 (1.94%) Opsview
4 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.68%) Oracle
2 9 (8.74%) Amdocs
2 9 (8.74%) Cramer
3 4 (3.88%) Adobe
3 4 (3.88%) VMware
4 3 (2.91%) KANA
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft