Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 100 101
Rank change year-on-year +28 +1 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 113 67 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.61% 1.63% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 1.77% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 39 39
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £358 £353 £300
90th Percentile £561 £538 £514
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -7.74%

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 4,006 3,780 3,925
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.43% 92.06% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,966 2,016 2,108
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £234
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 131 182
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.50 £48.63
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +26 52 £450 +5.88% 13
Bracknell +4 25 £475 -7.32% 9
Newbury -11 5 £456 +1.39% 4
Slough -11 2 £444 -1.39%
Maidenhead - 2 £425 - 7
Windsor - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 £343 - 4
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 73 (64.60%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (55.75%) Spring
4 41 (36.28%) TDD
5 39 (34.51%) Jenkins
6 38 (33.63%) Maven
7 37 (32.74%) Java 8
8 32 (28.32%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
9 30 (26.55%) Scrum
10 29 (25.66%) JIRA
10 29 (25.66%) JUnit
11 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
11 27 (23.89%) BDD
11 27 (23.89%) REST
12 25 (22.12%) RESTful
13 24 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (21.24%) J2EE
13 24 (21.24%) MVC
14 23 (20.35%) SQL
15 22 (19.47%) HTML
15 22 (19.47%) Microservices
16 20 (17.70%) NoSQL
16 20 (17.70%) XML
17 19 (16.81%) Apache Cassandra
17 19 (16.81%) Mockito
18 18 (15.93%) CSS
18 18 (15.93%) Web Services
18 18 (15.93%) MySQL
18 18 (15.93%) Hibernate

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 11 (9.73%) Confluence
2 8 (7.08%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (6.19%) Apache Solr
4 6 (5.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (4.42%) JBoss
5 5 (4.42%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.54%) Alfresco
6 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.65%) CMS
8 2 (1.77%) Apache
8 2 (1.77%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.77%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.88%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.88%) IIS
9 1 (0.88%) Liferay
9 1 (0.88%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.88%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.24%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.08%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 6 (5.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 6 (5.31%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.31%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (5.31%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (5.31%) CloudFront
3 6 (5.31%) Serverless
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.77%) GitHub
6 1 (0.88%) Apigee
6 1 (0.88%) IaaS
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
6 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) SMPP
1 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.65%) Skype
3 2 (1.77%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) DSL
4 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.70%) NoSQL
2 19 (16.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (15.93%) MySQL
4 14 (12.39%) MongoDB
5 13 (11.50%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (5.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.77%) DB2
9 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.88%) HBase
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.88%) Parquet
9 1 (0.88%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 39 (34.51%) Jenkins
2 38 (33.63%) Maven
3 30 (26.55%) Git (software)
4 29 (25.66%) JIRA
4 29 (25.66%) JUnit
5 19 (16.81%) Mockito
6 13 (11.50%) Gradle
7 11 (9.73%) git-flow
7 11 (9.73%) SonarQube
8 10 (8.85%) Eclipse
9 9 (7.96%) IntelliJ
10 8 (7.08%) Bitbucket
10 8 (7.08%) Mercurial
11 6 (5.31%) Checkstyle
11 6 (5.31%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (4.42%) DbUnit
12 5 (4.42%) jMock
13 3 (2.65%) Subversion
14 1 (0.88%) Fiddler
14 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (6.19%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (55.75%) Spring
2 27 (23.89%) REST
3 25 (22.12%) RESTful
4 24 (21.24%) J2EE
5 22 (19.47%) HTML
6 20 (17.70%) XML
7 18 (15.93%) CSS
7 18 (15.93%) Hibernate
7 18 (15.93%) JSON
7 18 (15.93%) Web Services
8 14 (12.39%) AngularJS
9 12 (10.62%) Kafka
9 12 (10.62%) SOAP
9 12 (10.62%) Spring Boot
10 11 (9.73%) XML Schema
11 10 (8.85%) Java EE
11 10 (8.85%) React
11 10 (8.85%) Spring MVC
12 8 (7.08%) JSF
12 8 (7.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Enterprise Software
1 13 (11.50%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (1.77%) NHS
3 1 (0.88%) Fintech
3 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.88%) User Experience
3 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.31%) Linux
1 6 (5.31%) Unix
2 3 (2.65%) CentOS
2 3 (2.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.88%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (64.60%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.28%) TDD
3 32 (28.32%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (26.55%) Scrum
5 27 (23.89%) BDD
6 24 (21.24%) MVC
7 22 (19.47%) Microservices
8 17 (15.04%) DevOps
9 15 (13.27%) OO
10 14 (12.39%) Kanban
11 13 (11.50%) E-Commerce
12 12 (10.62%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (9.73%) Unit Testing
13 11 (9.73%) User Stories
14 10 (8.85%) CRM
14 10 (8.85%) SOA
15 9 (7.96%) Content Management
16 8 (7.08%) Multithreading
16 8 (7.08%) Open Source
16 8 (7.08%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 37 (32.74%) Java 8
3 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
4 23 (20.35%) SQL
5 11 (9.73%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.65%) C++
7 2 (1.77%) Groovy
7 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.88%) C#
8 1 (0.88%) PHP
8 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.88%) Python
8 1 (0.88%) R
8 1 (0.88%) Scala
8 1 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.77%) Degree
3 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) GDPR
2 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (12.39%) Docker
2 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.77%) vSphere
3 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) Amdocs OSS
2 6 (5.31%) Ansible
2 6 (5.31%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.77%) Grafana
3 2 (1.77%) Graphite
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.88%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Oracle
2 9 (7.96%) Amdocs
2 9 (7.96%) Cramer
3 6 (5.31%) Adobe
4 3 (2.65%) IBM
4 3 (2.65%) KANA
4 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.77%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.77%) VMware
5 2 (1.77%) webMethods
6 1 (0.88%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.88%) Tableau
6 1 (0.88%) UiPath