The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 89 87
Rank change year-on-year +32 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 42 38 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.30% 1.53% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.65% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 33
Median daily rate £400 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £202 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -5.71% +15.13%  

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 1708 2303 2739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.38% 92.68% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 1188 1408
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 76 85
Median hourly rate £15.70 £21.33 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.39% +21.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +10 23 £425 - 6
Bracknell - 8 £500 -
Newbury +3 5 £315 +36.95% 1
Slough +6 1 £340 +172.00% 1
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 89 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (46.07%) JavaScript
2 41 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.08%) TDD
4 32 (35.96%) Spring
5 31 (34.83%) Maven
6 26 (29.21%) Jenkins
7 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
8 23 (25.84%) HTML
9 22 (24.72%) Tomcat
9 22 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (24.72%) DevOps
10 20 (22.47%) JUnit
11 19 (21.35%) Linux
11 19 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
12 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
12 18 (20.22%) REST
12 18 (20.22%) Unix
13 17 (19.10%) CSS
13 17 (19.10%) Oracle
13 17 (19.10%) Scrum
13 17 (19.10%) Hadoop
14 16 (17.98%) Open Source
14 16 (17.98%) AngularJS
14 16 (17.98%) Unit Testing
14 16 (17.98%) Web Services
14 16 (17.98%) Python
15 15 (16.85%) SOA
15 15 (16.85%) JIRA
15 15 (16.85%) Gradle

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 22 (24.72%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.99%) Apache
3 7 (7.87%) Confluence
4 6 (6.74%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (5.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (4.49%) Apache Solr
6 4 (4.49%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (3.37%) Alfresco
7 3 (3.37%) Liferay
8 2 (2.25%) Apache Pig
8 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
8 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.12%) CMS
9 1 (1.12%) ColdFusion
9 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.35%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.87%) GitHub
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon S3
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (4.49%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (4.49%) CloudFront
4 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) HTTP
2 10 (11.24%) ICMP
2 10 (11.24%) SSH
2 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) Network Security
3 1 (1.12%) Skype
3 1 (1.12%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) Hadoop
2 13 (14.61%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.62%) Big Data
3 5 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.49%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.49%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (4.49%) GIS
4 4 (4.49%) HBase
4 4 (4.49%) Impala
4 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.49%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.25%) DB2
5 2 (2.25%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.12%) DataStax
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) Maven
2 26 (29.21%) Jenkins
3 25 (28.09%) Git (software)
4 20 (22.47%) JUnit
5 15 (16.85%) Gradle
5 15 (16.85%) JIRA
6 12 (13.48%) Eclipse
7 10 (11.24%) IntelliJ
8 8 (8.99%) Subversion
9 7 (7.87%) Mercurial
10 4 (4.49%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.37%) Checkstyle
11 3 (3.37%) Selenium
11 3 (3.37%) SoapUI
11 3 (3.37%) SonarQube
12 2 (2.25%) Ant
12 2 (2.25%) Bitbucket
13 1 (1.12%) Apache Ivy
13 1 (1.12%) FitNesse
13 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (35.96%) Spring
2 23 (25.84%) HTML
3 18 (20.22%) REST
4 17 (19.10%) CSS
5 16 (17.98%) AngularJS
5 16 (17.98%) Web Services
6 14 (15.73%) Hibernate
7 12 (13.48%) J2EE
7 12 (13.48%) JSF
7 12 (13.48%) XML
8 11 (12.36%) Spring MVC
9 10 (11.24%) Java EE
9 10 (11.24%) Middleware
9 10 (11.24%) Struts
10 6 (6.74%) jQuery
10 6 (6.74%) RESTful
10 6 (6.74%) Servlets
10 6 (6.74%) Velocity
11 5 (5.62%) JPA
11 5 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.35%) Linux
2 18 (20.22%) Unix
3 10 (11.24%) CentOS
3 10 (11.24%) Debian
3 10 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (11.24%) Ubuntu
4 3 (3.37%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.07%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (37.08%) TDD
3 22 (24.72%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (24.72%) DevOps
4 17 (19.10%) Scrum
5 16 (17.98%) Open Source
5 16 (17.98%) Unit Testing
6 15 (16.85%) Microservices
6 15 (16.85%) SOA
7 14 (15.73%) MVC
8 13 (14.61%) Pair Programming
9 12 (13.48%) BDD
9 12 (13.48%) User Stories
10 11 (12.36%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.24%) Prototyping
12 9 (10.11%) Kanban
13 8 (8.99%) Web Application Development
14 7 (7.87%) IT Strategy
15 6 (6.74%) Functional Testing
15 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (46.07%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.98%) Python
4 13 (14.61%) SQL
5 12 (13.48%) Scala
6 11 (12.36%) Groovy
7 10 (11.24%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.12%) C++
10 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.73%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.12%) Degree
4 1 (1.12%) ISEB
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (16.85%) Docker
2 2 (2.25%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) Ansible
2 10 (11.24%) SELinux
3 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.25%) Oozie
4 2 (2.25%) Puppet
5 1 (1.12%) Kibana
5 1 (1.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 17 (19.10%) Oracle
2 5 (5.62%) Adobe
3 3 (3.37%) GigaSpaces
4 2 (2.25%) Ab Initio
4 2 (2.25%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.12%) Alterian
5 1 (1.12%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow