Period
to 22 January 2021

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 132 76
Rank change year-on-year +50 -56 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 7 28 106
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 0.85% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.91% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 70
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £378 £362
90th Percentile £497 £525 £625
South East median daily rate £413 £475 £500
% change year-on-year -13.16% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £58.00 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +28.89% -10.00% +11.11%

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 1,157 3,063 3,831
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.97% 92.45% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 1,642 1,918
Median daily rate £456 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.34% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £241 £185 £213
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £430
% change year-on-year +2.86% +1.74% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 132 99
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% +20.69%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.07 £11.23
90th Percentile £60.70 £82.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +35.14% -7.50% +14.29%

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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +48 5 £400 -15.79% 1
Wokingham - 1 - -
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 7 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Microservices
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
3 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) Docker
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Kafka
5 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (28.57%) JSON
5 2 (28.57%) React
5 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
5 2 (28.57%) Apigee
5 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) Grafana
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) XSLT
5 2 (28.57%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
5 2 (28.57%) BusinessWorks

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 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Apigee
2 1 (14.29%) AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Azure
2 1 (14.29%) GCP
2 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 1 (14.29%) HBase
2 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
1 2 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
1 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JSON
3 2 (28.57%) Kafka
3 2 (28.57%) React
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) API Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 2 (28.57%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) hybris
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP