Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 104 122
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 63 64 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.53% 1.48% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.60% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 26
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.69% +5.36%
10th Percentile £357 £300 £309
90th Percentile £538 £482 £494
South East median daily rate £475 £464 £400
% change year-on-year +2.43% +15.94% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19% +20.00%

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 3778 3988 4655
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.90% 92.31% 92.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1993 2162 2527
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £213
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 188 242
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.73 £46.62
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 0 15 £438 - 8
Newbury +6 13 £450 +12.50% 5
Bracknell +12 12 £513 -6.82% 2
Slough -2 2 £419 +32.52% 1
Ascot - 1 £525 -
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (46.03%) Jenkins
4 27 (42.86%) Spring
5 22 (34.92%) Maven
5 22 (34.92%) Scrum
5 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
6 21 (33.33%) JIRA
7 20 (31.75%) Java EE
7 20 (31.75%) SQL
7 20 (31.75%) REST
8 19 (30.16%) HTML
9 18 (28.57%) CSS
10 16 (25.40%) Tomcat
10 16 (25.40%) AngularJS
10 16 (25.40%) Docker
10 16 (25.40%) React
11 15 (23.81%) Apache
11 15 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (22.22%) TDD
12 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 14 (22.22%) Microservices
13 13 (20.63%) BDD
13 13 (20.63%) Web Development
13 13 (20.63%) Linux
13 13 (20.63%) MySQL
14 12 (19.05%) JUnit
14 12 (19.05%) Web Services
14 12 (19.05%) Unix
14 12 (19.05%) Eclipse

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 16 (25.40%) Tomcat
2 15 (23.81%) Apache
3 9 (14.29%) Apache Solr
4 7 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Confluence
5 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.17%) JBoss
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.59%) Liferay
7 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) AWS Lambda
2 4 (6.35%) Serverless
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.17%) CloudFront
4 2 (3.17%) Office 365
5 1 (1.59%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) MySQL
2 8 (12.70%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.35%) MariaDB
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.59%) Big Data
7 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (46.03%) Jenkins
2 22 (34.92%) Maven
3 21 (33.33%) JIRA
4 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 12 (19.05%) Eclipse
5 12 (19.05%) JUnit
6 11 (17.46%) Subversion
7 10 (15.87%) Bitbucket
8 9 (14.29%) Selenium
9 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
9 6 (9.52%) SonarQube
10 5 (7.94%) Ant
10 5 (7.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (7.94%) Moq
10 5 (7.94%) NSubstitute
10 5 (7.94%) NUnit
10 5 (7.94%) Rhino Mocks
10 5 (7.94%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (7.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (6.35%) Gradle
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.86%) Spring
2 20 (31.75%) Java EE
2 20 (31.75%) REST
3 19 (30.16%) HTML
4 18 (28.57%) CSS
5 16 (25.40%) AngularJS
5 16 (25.40%) React
6 12 (19.05%) Drools
6 12 (19.05%) Hibernate
6 12 (19.05%) KnockoutJS
6 12 (19.05%) Web Services
7 11 (17.46%) Polymer
8 10 (15.87%) SOAP
9 9 (14.29%) RESTful
9 9 (14.29%) XML
10 8 (12.70%) jBPM
11 7 (11.11%) J2EE
12 5 (7.94%) Elastic Stack
12 5 (7.94%) JSON
13 4 (6.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.59%) APACS
3 1 (1.59%) EMV
3 1 (1.59%) Fintech
3 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Linux
2 12 (19.05%) Unix
3 7 (11.11%) Debian
3 7 (11.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (34.92%) Scrum
3 15 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (22.22%) Microservices
4 14 (22.22%) TDD
5 13 (20.63%) BDD
5 13 (20.63%) Web Development
6 12 (19.05%) DevOps
7 9 (14.29%) Kanban
8 8 (12.70%) SDLC
9 7 (11.11%) Stochastic Modelling
10 6 (9.52%) Test Automation
11 5 (7.94%) Business Transformation
11 5 (7.94%) Pair Programming
11 5 (7.94%) SOA
12 4 (6.35%) ITIL
12 4 (6.35%) Open Source
12 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
13 3 (4.76%) Multithreading
13 3 (4.76%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
3 20 (31.75%) SQL
4 7 (11.11%) C#
5 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Scala
6 2 (3.17%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) Java 9
7 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) Ansible
1 4 (6.35%) Galera Cluster
1 4 (6.35%) OpenNebula
1 4 (6.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) Adobe
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft