Period
to 3 June 2020

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

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
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 119 60
Rank change year-on-year +20 -59 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 20 61 116
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.99% 1.51% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.59% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 49 80
Median daily rate £500 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £285 £385 £325
90th Percentile £538 £623 £525
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £46.50 £55.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -15.45% +22.22% -2.17%

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 1,889 3,825 3,630
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.75% 94.40% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,025 1,910 1,925
Median daily rate £445 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +8.43% -
10th Percentile £205 £275 £256
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
South East median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 110 88
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.94% +1.47% +13.33%
10th Percentile £16.15 £12.00 £8.00
90th Percentile £53.50 £55.88 £44.40
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £18.11
% change year-on-year -13.33% +24.24% +3.49%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Berkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Java Developer in Berkshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Berkshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java Developer in Berkshire.

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 3 June 2020. 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 +10 7 £525 +16.67% 3
Bracknell +22 5 £500 +5.26%
Maidenhead +15 1 - -
Slough +14 1 - -
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Spring
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) AWS
5 9 (45.00%) Microservices
5 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
6 8 (40.00%) Spring Boot
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) RESTful
9 3 (15.00%) Docker
9 3 (15.00%) DevOps
9 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
9 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (15.00%) Java 8
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Maven
9 3 (15.00%) QA
10 2 (10.00%) JSON
10 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
10 2 (10.00%) Physics
10 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) TDD
10 2 (10.00%) J2EE
10 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
10 2 (10.00%) JUnit

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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
1 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.00%) JBoss
1 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Fuse
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.00%) Serverless
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (5.00%) Apigee
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.00%) Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Boomi
3 1 (5.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Checkstyle
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) DbUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Gradle
3 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) jMock
3 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.00%) Mockito
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (40.00%) Spring Boot
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (10.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (10.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) J2EE
7 2 (10.00%) JSON
7 2 (10.00%) REST
7 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) XML
8 1 (5.00%) Drools
8 1 (5.00%) jBPM
8 1 (5.00%) JDBC
8 1 (5.00%) JMS
8 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (5.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Microservices
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) Physics
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Code Coverage
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Economics
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) OOP
5 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Java 8
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Numerate Degree
1 2 (10.00%) PhD
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Axway
1 1 (5.00%) Dell
1 1 (5.00%) Fiorano
1 1 (5.00%) hybris
1 1 (5.00%) Jitterbit
1 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) SAP
1 1 (5.00%) Talend
1 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (5.00%) webMethods