The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 96 82
Rank change year-on-year +31 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 34 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.85% 0.99% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.07% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 20
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £507 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £399
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +29.57% -11.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1685 2159 2273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.73% 92.82% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 1152 1143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 95 93
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 10 £450 - 7
Bracknell +13 8 £525 -1.17%
Newbury +6 5 £450 +12.50% 4
Slough +2 1 £340 -9.33% 2
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 73 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
4 29 (39.73%) Maven
5 27 (36.99%) TDD
5 27 (36.99%) Spring
6 24 (32.88%) Jenkins
6 24 (32.88%) DevOps
7 23 (31.51%) Web Services
8 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
9 20 (27.40%) Scrum
9 20 (27.40%) Linux
10 19 (26.03%) Unit Testing
10 19 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (24.66%) Unix
11 18 (24.66%) SOA
12 17 (23.29%) HTML
12 17 (23.29%) SQL
12 17 (23.29%) AngularJS
12 17 (23.29%) REST
13 16 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (21.92%) BDD
13 16 (21.92%) JUnit
14 15 (20.55%) Microservices
15 14 (19.18%) Oracle
16 13 (17.81%) CSS
16 13 (17.81%) Tomcat
16 13 (17.81%) Eclipse
16 13 (17.81%) Kanban
17 12 (16.44%) JIRA

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 13 (17.81%) Tomcat
2 10 (13.70%) Apache
2 10 (13.70%) Confluence
3 7 (9.59%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (6.85%) Apache Solr
6 4 (5.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
7 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
8 2 (2.74%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.59%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (8.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (8.22%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (8.22%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (8.22%) Amazon S3
3 6 (8.22%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (8.22%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) HTTP
2 6 (8.22%) ICMP
2 6 (8.22%) SSH
2 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) AMQP
3 1 (1.37%) LDAP
3 1 (1.37%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) Skype
3 1 (1.37%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) Hadoop
2 7 (9.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (6.85%) MySQL
3 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.48%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.11%) DB2
5 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.74%) Big Data
6 2 (2.74%) HBase
6 2 (2.74%) Impala
7 1 (1.37%) DataStax
7 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (39.73%) Maven
2 24 (32.88%) Jenkins
3 22 (30.14%) Git (software)
4 16 (21.92%) JUnit
5 13 (17.81%) Eclipse
6 12 (16.44%) JIRA
7 10 (13.70%) Gradle
7 10 (13.70%) IntelliJ
7 10 (13.70%) Mercurial
8 4 (5.48%) Checkstyle
8 4 (5.48%) SonarQube
9 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (2.74%) Mockito
11 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
11 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.37%) Selenium
11 1 (1.37%) XDoclet
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) Spring
2 23 (31.51%) Web Services
3 17 (23.29%) AngularJS
3 17 (23.29%) HTML
3 17 (23.29%) REST
4 13 (17.81%) CSS
5 12 (16.44%) Java EE
6 11 (15.07%) J2EE
6 11 (15.07%) JSF
6 11 (15.07%) Spring MVC
6 11 (15.07%) Struts
7 9 (12.33%) Hibernate
7 9 (12.33%) RESTful
7 9 (12.33%) XML
8 8 (10.96%) Middleware
9 7 (9.59%) React
10 6 (8.22%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (5.48%) JDBC
11 4 (5.48%) JSP
11 4 (5.48%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Linux
2 18 (24.66%) Unix
3 8 (10.96%) Debian
3 8 (10.96%) Ubuntu
4 6 (8.22%) CentOS
4 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) TDD
3 24 (32.88%) DevOps
4 20 (27.40%) Scrum
5 19 (26.03%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (26.03%) Unit Testing
6 18 (24.66%) SOA
7 16 (21.92%) BDD
8 15 (20.55%) Microservices
9 13 (17.81%) Kanban
10 11 (15.07%) MVC
10 11 (15.07%) User Stories
11 10 (13.70%) Pair Programming
12 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
13 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
13 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
13 6 (8.22%) Prototyping
13 6 (8.22%) Test Scripting
14 4 (5.48%) Change Control
14 4 (5.48%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (42.47%) JavaScript
3 17 (23.29%) SQL
4 7 (9.59%) Python
5 6 (8.22%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.74%) Scala
6 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) Groovy
7 1 (1.37%) Java 9
7 1 (1.37%) Ruby
7 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.37%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) FATCA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Ansible
2 6 (8.22%) SELinux
3 3 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.74%) Puppet
5 1 (1.37%) Kibana
5 1 (1.37%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Oracle
2 4 (5.48%) Adobe
3 1 (1.37%) IBM
3 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
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