The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 114 108
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 10 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.61% 2.01% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +8.38% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

Java EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 383 498 482
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.88% 21.07% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 302 305
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Java EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Berkshire

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java EE in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Berkshire

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in Berkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in Berkshire

Java EE
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 EE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Newbury - 3 £295 -
Reading +8 2 £588 +30.55%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Java EE
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 23 (85.19%) Java
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 15 (55.56%) Oracle
4 14 (51.85%) Scrum
4 14 (51.85%) Maven
5 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (44.44%) CSS
6 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
6 11 (40.74%) HTML
6 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
7 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
7 9 (33.33%) DevOps
7 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
8 8 (29.63%) SOA
8 8 (29.63%) jQuery
8 8 (29.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
9 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
9 7 (25.93%) RESTful
9 7 (25.93%) HTML5
9 7 (25.93%) Web Services
9 7 (25.93%) TDD
10 5 (18.52%) Finance
10 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
10 5 (18.52%) J2EE
10 5 (18.52%) Apache
10 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
10 5 (18.52%) Backbone.js
10 5 (18.52%) Oracle SOA Suite

Java EE
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 9 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (14.81%) JBoss
4 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Maven
2 11 (40.74%) Jenkins
3 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
4 4 (14.81%) Selenium
5 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (11.11%) JUnit
6 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.41%) JIRA
7 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.70%) XDoclet
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Lead Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Build Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Environment Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (7.41%) Java Web Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Telecoms Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) CSS
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
3 8 (29.63%) jQuery
4 7 (25.93%) HTML5
4 7 (25.93%) RESTful
4 7 (25.93%) Web Services
5 5 (18.52%) Backbone.js
5 5 (18.52%) J2EE
6 4 (14.81%) XML
7 3 (11.11%) JDBC
7 3 (11.11%) REST
8 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 2 (7.41%) Drools
8 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
8 2 (7.41%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.41%) jBPM
8 2 (7.41%) JPA
8 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (7.41%) Play Framework
8 2 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) AS400
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) Debian
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Scrum
3 12 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (33.33%) DevOps
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (29.63%) SOA
6 7 (25.93%) TDD
6 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
7 4 (14.81%) BDD
7 4 (14.81%) Microservices
8 3 (11.11%) Case Management
8 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
9 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) MVC
9 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
9 2 (7.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (7.41%) Scala
7 1 (3.70%) C#
7 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Temenos