The median contractor rate for a Java Software Engineer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 23 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 Software Engineer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 123 114
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Software Engineer 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.042% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.046% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £415 £410
% change year-on-year +1.80% +1.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £38.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +29.87% -30.00%  

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 1682 2191 2300
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.71% 92.72% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 1170 1162
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 70 94 92
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -32.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £25.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Java Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Software Engineer in Berkshire

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Berkshire

Java Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Software Engineer in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Software Engineer in Berkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Java Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Hortonworks
2 1 (50.00%) Kafka
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (50.00%) OrientDB
2 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Scala

Java Software Engineer 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Neo4j
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Kafka
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Hortonworks
Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago