Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 19 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 81 113
Rank change year-on-year +6 +32 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 100 75 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.50% 1.91% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.05% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 45 48
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.43% +35.07%
10th Percentile £381 £282 £303
90th Percentile £491 £625 £513
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £403
% change year-on-year +5.56% +11.80% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £44.75
% change year-on-year +16.13% -13.41% +15.48%

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 3,660 3,663 4,600
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.61% 93.11% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,955 1,902 2,420
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £237
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 181 232
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -21.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £10.65 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.40 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £19.50
% change year-on-year +3.27% -10.60% +20.65%

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 February 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 February 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 27 £400 -15.79% 20
Bracknell +9 17 £375 - 4
Newbury -2 16 £450 +55.17% 4
Slough -3 3 £450 +43.31% 5
Maidenhead -3 1 £440 -12.87%
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Java
2 53 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (41.00%) JIRA
4 40 (40.00%) REST
5 36 (36.00%) Jenkins
6 35 (35.00%) Spring
7 34 (34.00%) Maven
8 29 (29.00%) Git (software)
9 26 (26.00%) Microservices
9 26 (26.00%) SDLC
9 26 (26.00%) Java EE
9 26 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (26.00%) JavaScript
10 25 (25.00%) Eclipse
10 25 (25.00%) TDD
11 23 (23.00%) SQL
12 22 (22.00%) Docker
13 21 (21.00%) JUnit
14 20 (20.00%) Linux
14 20 (20.00%) Apache Solr
15 19 (19.00%) Scrum
16 18 (18.00%) CSS
16 18 (18.00%) HTML
16 18 (18.00%) Confluence
16 18 (18.00%) AngularJS
16 18 (18.00%) Elasticsearch
16 18 (18.00%) DevOps
17 17 (17.00%) React
17 17 (17.00%) NoSQL
18 16 (16.00%) SOAP

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 20 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 18 (18.00%) Confluence
2 18 (18.00%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (11.00%) Tomcat
4 10 (10.00%) Apache
4 10 (10.00%) IIS
5 7 (7.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.00%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.00%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.00%) CMS
6 1 (1.00%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.00%) Liferay
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (9.00%) IaaS
2 9 (9.00%) PaaS
3 8 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
3 8 (8.00%) Serverless
4 6 (6.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 6 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (6.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (6.00%) Amazon S3
4 6 (6.00%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (6.00%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.00%) Office 365
5 1 (1.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) Firewall
1 10 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) NoSQL
2 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (9.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (9.00%) MySQL
5 6 (6.00%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (4.00%) MariaDB
7 4 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (3.00%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.00%) Big Data
10 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 41 (41.00%) JIRA
2 36 (36.00%) Jenkins
3 34 (34.00%) Maven
4 29 (29.00%) Git (software)
5 25 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 21 (21.00%) JUnit
7 15 (15.00%) Bitbucket
8 14 (14.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (12.00%) Sonatype Nexus
9 12 (12.00%) Subversion
10 10 (10.00%) NuGet
10 10 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (10.00%) TeamCity
10 10 (10.00%) Visual Studio
11 9 (9.00%) Gradle
11 9 (9.00%) IntelliJ
11 9 (9.00%) SonarQube
12 8 (8.00%) Mercurial
13 7 (7.00%) Cucumber
13 7 (7.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (7.00%) Electronics
2 6 (6.00%) Finance
3 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.00%) French Language
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (40.00%) REST
2 35 (35.00%) Spring
3 26 (26.00%) Java EE
4 18 (18.00%) AngularJS
4 18 (18.00%) CSS
4 18 (18.00%) HTML
5 17 (17.00%) React
6 16 (16.00%) Hibernate
6 16 (16.00%) SOAP
7 15 (15.00%) XML
8 14 (14.00%) Web Services
9 12 (12.00%) Elastic Stack
10 11 (11.00%) .NET
11 9 (9.00%) .NET Core
11 9 (9.00%) Drools
11 9 (9.00%) JSF
11 9 (9.00%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (9.00%) Polymer
12 8 (8.00%) JSON
12 8 (8.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.00%) Fintech
3 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.00%) Linux
2 15 (15.00%) AIX
3 11 (11.00%) Windows
4 10 (10.00%) Unix
5 5 (5.00%) Debian
5 5 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.00%) Android
7 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (26.00%) Microservices
2 26 (26.00%) SDLC
3 25 (25.00%) TDD
4 19 (19.00%) Scrum
5 18 (18.00%) DevOps
6 15 (15.00%) Data Management
6 15 (15.00%) Data Mapping
6 15 (15.00%) ETL
6 15 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 15 (15.00%) Project Management
7 14 (14.00%) BDD
8 13 (13.00%) Software Engineering
9 12 (12.00%) Low Latency
10 11 (11.00%) SOA
10 11 (11.00%) Web Development
11 10 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 9 (9.00%) MVC
12 9 (9.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 100 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (26.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (23.00%) SQL
4 15 (15.00%) C#
5 13 (13.00%) C++
6 10 (10.00%) CQL
7 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.00%) Python
9 3 (3.00%) Kotlin
9 3 (3.00%) Scala
9 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.00%) Go
10 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) ISO 9001
1 9 (9.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.00%) QA
3 3 (3.00%) SLA
4 1 (1.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (22.00%) Docker
2 10 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (10.00%) Opsview
2 4 (4.00%) Galera Cluster
2 4 (4.00%) OpenNebula
3 3 (3.00%) Ansible
3 3 (3.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (16.00%) webMethods
2 11 (11.00%) Oracle
3 10 (10.00%) VMware
4 7 (7.00%) Adobe
5 4 (4.00%) Capita
6 1 (1.00%) Google
6 1 (1.00%) Software AG