Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £430 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 89 123
Rank change year-on-year +6 +34 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 93 69 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.37% 1.78% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 1.93% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 43 41
Berkshire median daily rate £430 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £314 £300
90th Percentile £538 £574 £508
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.62% +5.95%

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 3,663 3,580 4,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.37% 92.51% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,900 1,760 2,310
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £231 £244 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 153 169
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -34.88%
10th Percentile £11.03 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.60 £39.75 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.81
% change year-on-year +5.56% -9.15% +13.21%

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 19 August 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 19 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
Reading -1 28 £450 +2.86% 19
Newbury -1 17 £450 +38.46% 7
Bracknell -6 15 £550 +4.76% 5
Maidenhead - 9 £435 - 3
Slough -5 2 £444 +30.51% 3
Wokingham - 1 £343 -
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 93 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (47.31%) Spring
4 36 (38.71%) TDD
5 33 (35.48%) Java 8
6 31 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 31 (33.33%) JUnit
6 31 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 29 (31.18%) Git (software)
7 29 (31.18%) REST
7 29 (31.18%) Maven
8 28 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (29.03%) J2EE
10 26 (27.96%) RESTful
11 24 (25.81%) BDD
11 24 (25.81%) HTML
11 24 (25.81%) JIRA
12 23 (24.73%) Scrum
12 23 (24.73%) CSS
12 23 (24.73%) NoSQL
13 22 (23.66%) Amazon AWS
14 20 (21.51%) Hibernate
15 19 (20.43%) XML
16 18 (19.35%) Microservices
17 17 (18.28%) SOAP
17 17 (18.28%) Web Services
17 17 (18.28%) MVC
17 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
18 16 (17.20%) Java EE
18 16 (17.20%) SQL

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 6 (6.45%) Apache Solr
1 6 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.38%) Alfresco
3 4 (4.30%) Confluence
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.23%) JBoss
4 3 (3.23%) Liferay
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (2.15%) IIS
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle BPEL
5 2 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.08%) Apache
6 1 (1.08%) CMS
6 1 (1.08%) IBM Transformation Extender
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) Serverless
3 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.15%) NuGet
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.08%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) HTTP
2 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.15%) Firewall
4 1 (1.08%) SMS
4 1 (1.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.73%) NoSQL
2 16 (17.20%) MySQL
3 15 (16.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 14 (15.05%) MongoDB
4 14 (15.05%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (8.60%) Big Data
6 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.38%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.08%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 31 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 31 (33.33%) JUnit
2 29 (31.18%) Git (software)
2 29 (31.18%) Maven
3 24 (25.81%) JIRA
4 16 (17.20%) Mockito
5 13 (13.98%) git-flow
6 10 (10.75%) Eclipse
6 10 (10.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (7.53%) Bitbucket
7 7 (7.53%) Gradle
7 7 (7.53%) IntelliJ
8 6 (6.45%) Subversion
9 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.30%) SonarQube
10 3 (3.23%) DbUnit
10 3 (3.23%) jMock
10 3 (3.23%) SoapUI
10 3 (3.23%) XMLSpy
11 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (9.68%) Electronics
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
2 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (47.31%) Spring
2 29 (31.18%) REST
3 27 (29.03%) J2EE
4 26 (27.96%) RESTful
5 24 (25.81%) HTML
6 23 (24.73%) CSS
7 20 (21.51%) Hibernate
8 19 (20.43%) XML
9 17 (18.28%) SOAP
9 17 (18.28%) Web Services
10 16 (17.20%) Java EE
11 15 (16.13%) AngularJS
12 10 (10.75%) Swing
13 9 (9.68%) JavaFX
14 8 (8.60%) JMS
15 7 (7.53%) jQuery
15 7 (7.53%) Middleware
15 7 (7.53%) React
16 6 (6.45%) Apache Camel
16 6 (6.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (9.68%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.38%) User Experience
4 4 (4.30%) NHS
5 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.15%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Fintech
7 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.08%) Life Science
7 1 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.60%) Linux
2 7 (7.53%) Unix
3 4 (4.30%) Windows
4 1 (1.08%) CentOS
4 1 (1.08%) Debian
4 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (55.91%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.71%) TDD
3 28 (30.11%) Continuous Integration
4 24 (25.81%) BDD
5 23 (24.73%) Scrum
6 18 (19.35%) Microservices
7 17 (18.28%) MVC
7 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
8 15 (16.13%) OO
9 11 (11.83%) SDLC
10 9 (9.68%) Mathematics
11 8 (8.60%) SOA
12 7 (7.53%) DevOps
12 7 (7.53%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.45%) Kanban
14 5 (5.38%) Web Development
15 4 (4.30%) Open Source
16 3 (3.23%) API Integration
16 3 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
16 3 (3.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 93 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (35.48%) Java 8
3 31 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (17.20%) SQL
5 8 (8.60%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.53%) Scala
7 6 (6.45%) C++
8 3 (3.23%) C
8 3 (3.23%) C#
9 2 (2.15%) CQL
9 2 (2.15%) Groovy
9 2 (2.15%) Python
10 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.08%) Go
10 1 (1.08%) PHP
10 1 (1.08%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) PMO
2 2 (2.15%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (11.83%) Docker
2 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (2.15%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.15%) Opsview
3 1 (1.08%) Ansible
3 1 (1.08%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Oracle
2 6 (6.45%) Amdocs
2 6 (6.45%) Cramer
3 3 (3.23%) KANA
3 3 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (1.08%) Adobe