Period
to 23 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 81 121
Rank change year-on-year +19 +40 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 113 78 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.87% 2.07% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 2.23% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 47 64
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £280
90th Percentile £488 £625 £513
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year -2.17% +3.37% +5.95%

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 3,638 3,502 4,596
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.36% 92.87% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,924 1,671 2,441
Berkshire median daily rate £418 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.60% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £260 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 160 175
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -20.00%
10th Percentile £8.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £44.25 £47.55 £54.20
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +8.40%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -6 28 £425 - 15
Newbury +1 22 £450 +47.54% 13
Bracknell +4 19 £550 +4.76% 4
Maidenhead - 7 £435 - 6
Slough -1 1 £450 +32.35% 1
Wokingham - 1 £343 - 1
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 55 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (40.71%) Java 8
4 42 (37.17%) REST
4 42 (37.17%) TDD
5 41 (36.28%) JIRA
6 40 (35.40%) Spring
7 38 (33.63%) JUnit
8 36 (31.86%) Git (software)
9 35 (30.97%) Maven
10 32 (28.32%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (28.32%) Microservices
11 30 (26.55%) JavaScript
12 28 (24.78%) Jenkins
13 27 (23.89%) Software Engineering
14 26 (23.01%) NoSQL
15 25 (22.12%) BDD
15 25 (22.12%) Eclipse
16 24 (21.24%) SDLC
17 23 (20.35%) Apache Cassandra
17 23 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
17 23 (20.35%) XML
18 20 (17.70%) Confluence
19 19 (16.81%) RESTful
19 19 (16.81%) Hibernate
20 18 (15.93%) MVC
20 18 (15.93%) Java EE
20 18 (15.93%) Linux
20 18 (15.93%) CSS
20 18 (15.93%) HTML

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 (17.70%) Confluence
2 17 (15.04%) Apache Solr
2 17 (15.04%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (10.62%) IIS
4 6 (5.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.54%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.65%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.77%) Alfresco
7 2 (1.77%) Liferay
8 1 (0.88%) CMS
8 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.62%) NuGet
3 9 (7.96%) IaaS
3 9 (7.96%) PaaS
4 8 (7.08%) Serverless
5 6 (5.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (5.31%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (5.31%) Amazon S3
5 6 (5.31%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (5.31%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (5.31%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.50%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.62%) Firewall
3 3 (2.65%) HTTP
4 1 (0.88%) Internet
4 1 (0.88%) SMS
4 1 (0.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.01%) NoSQL
2 23 (20.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (13.27%) SQL Server
4 12 (10.62%) MySQL
4 12 (10.62%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (8.85%) MongoDB
6 9 (7.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (7.96%) Big Data
7 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.65%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (36.28%) JIRA
2 38 (33.63%) JUnit
3 36 (31.86%) Git (software)
4 35 (30.97%) Maven
5 28 (24.78%) Jenkins
6 25 (22.12%) Eclipse
7 13 (11.50%) IntelliJ
8 12 (10.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (10.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (10.62%) TeamCity
8 12 (10.62%) Visual Studio
9 11 (9.73%) Bitbucket
9 11 (9.73%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (7.96%) git-flow
10 9 (7.96%) Gradle
10 9 (7.96%) Mockito
11 8 (7.08%) Mercurial
12 6 (5.31%) Checkstyle
12 6 (5.31%) SonarQube
12 6 (5.31%) Subversion
General
1 16 (14.16%) Electronics
2 4 (3.54%) Retail
2 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (37.17%) REST
2 40 (35.40%) Spring
3 23 (20.35%) XML
4 19 (16.81%) Hibernate
4 19 (16.81%) RESTful
5 18 (15.93%) CSS
5 18 (15.93%) HTML
5 18 (15.93%) Java EE
6 17 (15.04%) SOAP
6 17 (15.04%) Swing
7 16 (14.16%) JavaFX
7 16 (14.16%) Web Services
8 14 (12.39%) .NET
9 11 (9.73%) .NET Core
9 11 (9.73%) Elastic Stack
9 11 (9.73%) J2EE
10 9 (7.96%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.96%) JSF
11 8 (7.08%) Spring MVC
11 8 (7.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Algorithms
2 15 (13.27%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (7.96%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.77%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.77%) NHS
5 2 (1.77%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.88%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.93%) Linux
2 15 (13.27%) AIX
3 14 (12.39%) Windows
4 4 (3.54%) Android
4 4 (3.54%) Unix
5 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.88%) CentOS
5 1 (0.88%) Debian
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.17%) TDD
3 32 (28.32%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (28.32%) Microservices
4 27 (23.89%) Software Engineering
5 25 (22.12%) BDD
6 24 (21.24%) SDLC
7 18 (15.93%) MVC
8 17 (15.04%) Scrum
9 16 (14.16%) Mathematics
9 16 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (13.27%) Data Management
10 15 (13.27%) Data Mapping
10 15 (13.27%) ETL
10 15 (13.27%) Multithreading
10 15 (13.27%) Project Management
10 15 (13.27%) SOA
11 14 (12.39%) DevOps
11 14 (12.39%) Low Latency
12 11 (9.73%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (40.71%) Java 8
3 30 (26.55%) JavaScript
4 16 (14.16%) C++
5 13 (11.50%) C#
6 12 (10.62%) CQL
6 12 (10.62%) SQL
7 5 (4.42%) Python
7 5 (4.42%) Scala
8 3 (2.65%) C
8 3 (2.65%) Kotlin
8 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.88%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) ISO 9001
1 11 (9.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.31%) QA
3 3 (2.65%) SLA
4 2 (1.77%) PMO
5 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (13.27%) Docker
2 12 (10.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (10.62%) Opsview
2 1 (0.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.88%) SELinux
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) webMethods
2 12 (10.62%) VMware
3 9 (7.96%) Oracle
4 6 (5.31%) Adobe
5 4 (3.54%) Capita
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) Software AG