Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 3 July 2020 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 114 326 320
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.55% 7.68% 8.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.17% 27.23% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 197 209
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £330 £304 £318
90th Percentile £624 £624 £588
South East median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £53.13 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% -

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 492 1,197 1,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.28% 28.18% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 706 724
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £318 £313 £312
90th Percentile £650 £600 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 30
Median hourly rate £47.50 £46.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +61.74% +61.97%
10th Percentile £20.68 £35.25 £8.00
90th Percentile £52.04 £71.00 £50.25
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -7.45% +10.59% -0.58%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Java as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Berkshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for Java in Berkshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in Berkshire over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java in Berkshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for Java in Berkshire

Java
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 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 3 July 2020. 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
Newbury +3 40 £475 +2.70% 4
Reading -10 37 £500 +11.11% 13
Bracknell -5 13 £500 +5.26% 3
Slough +13 5 £388 -13.89% 1
Maidenhead +12 3 £600 +51.90% 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 44 (38.60%) JavaScript
2 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (29.82%) Python
4 33 (28.95%) Web Services
5 29 (25.44%) PHP
6 26 (22.81%) Node.js
7 25 (21.93%) AWS
8 24 (21.05%) .NET
8 24 (21.05%) DevOps
9 21 (18.42%) Microservices
9 21 (18.42%) SQL
10 20 (17.54%) REST
11 19 (16.67%) Docker
12 18 (15.79%) Telecoms
12 18 (15.79%) SOAP
12 18 (15.79%) SaaS
12 18 (15.79%) Unit Testing
13 17 (14.91%) SC Cleared
13 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
13 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
13 17 (14.91%) Web Development
13 17 (14.91%) Shell Script
13 17 (14.91%) Kubernetes
14 16 (14.04%) AppDynamics
14 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (14.04%) Oracle
14 16 (14.04%) BMC
15 15 (13.16%) Perl
15 15 (13.16%) Problem-Solving

Java
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 7 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (5.26%) Apache
3 4 (3.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (3.51%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.51%) CMS
3 4 (3.51%) Headless CMS
3 4 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.75%) Anypoint
4 2 (1.75%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.88%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) nginx
5 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.75%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.88%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.88%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 25 (21.93%) AWS
2 18 (15.79%) SaaS
3 12 (10.53%) Serverless
4 10 (8.77%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (8.77%) Azure
5 9 (7.89%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (7.89%) Amazon S3
6 8 (7.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (7.02%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 8 (7.02%) Amazon SQS
6 8 (7.02%) CloudFront
7 6 (5.26%) OpenShift
8 5 (4.39%) npm
9 4 (3.51%) Apigee
10 2 (1.75%) Boomi
10 2 (1.75%) GCP
10 2 (1.75%) IaaS
10 2 (1.75%) PaaS
11 1 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.88%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.65%) SNMP
2 4 (3.51%) Firewall
3 3 (2.63%) DNS
4 2 (1.75%) HTTP
4 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.75%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) FTP
5 1 (0.88%) IPv6
5 1 (0.88%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 7 (6.14%) MySQL
4 5 (4.39%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.51%) Big Data
5 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.75%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.88%) Power BI
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.88%) UniData
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.28%) Selenium
3 11 (9.65%) Jenkins
4 9 (7.89%) Maven
5 7 (6.14%) JIRA
6 6 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.39%) gulp
7 5 (4.39%) IntelliJ
7 5 (4.39%) Jasmine
8 4 (3.51%) Gradle
9 3 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.75%) Hudson
10 2 (1.75%) JUnit
10 2 (1.75%) Ranorex
10 2 (1.75%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.88%) DbUnit
11 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.88%) Mockito
General
1 18 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.26%) Finance
3 2 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.75%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Police
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (39.47%) Developer
2 21 (18.42%) Architect
3 17 (14.91%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.40%) Consultant
4 13 (11.40%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (7.02%) Designer
5 8 (7.02%) Solutions Designer
6 7 (6.14%) Data Engineer
6 7 (6.14%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Lead Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (5.26%) Java Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) AWS Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Python Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Full Stack Web Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Machine Learning Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.95%) Web Services
2 26 (22.81%) Node.js
3 24 (21.05%) .NET
4 20 (17.54%) REST
5 18 (15.79%) SOAP
6 14 (12.28%) RESTful
7 13 (11.40%) CSS
7 13 (11.40%) Spring
7 13 (11.40%) Spring Boot
8 12 (10.53%) HTML
9 10 (8.77%) HTML5
9 10 (8.77%) XML
10 9 (7.89%) JSON
10 9 (7.89%) React
11 7 (6.14%) OpenID
12 6 (5.26%) Express
12 6 (5.26%) GraphQL
13 5 (4.39%) Apollo GraphQL
13 5 (4.39%) Jest
13 5 (4.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (14.04%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.51%) PKI
3 2 (1.75%) Cloud Native
3 2 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (1.75%) Robotics
3 2 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.88%) Arduino
4 1 (0.88%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.88%) Industry 4.0
4 1 (0.88%) Life Science
4 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.53%) Linux
2 8 (7.02%) Windows
3 6 (5.26%) Unix
4 4 (3.51%) Android
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.51%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.05%) DevOps
3 21 (18.42%) Microservices
4 18 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 17 (14.91%) Web Development
6 15 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (10.53%) Scrum
8 11 (9.65%) Integration Testing
8 11 (9.65%) Load Testing
8 11 (9.65%) Network Management
8 11 (9.65%) Smoke Testing
9 10 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (8.77%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.02%) Data Science
10 8 (7.02%) SOA
11 7 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.14%) ERP
11 7 (6.14%) ETL
11 7 (6.14%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.60%) JavaScript
2 34 (29.82%) Python
3 29 (25.44%) PHP
4 21 (18.42%) SQL
5 17 (14.91%) Shell Script
6 15 (13.16%) Perl
7 11 (9.65%) C#
8 9 (7.89%) Java 8
9 5 (4.39%) C++
9 5 (4.39%) R
10 4 (3.51%) Ruby
10 4 (3.51%) Scala
11 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.63%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (14.91%) SC Cleared
1 17 (14.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.26%) Degree
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.88%) CEH
5 1 (0.88%) CISA
5 1 (0.88%) CISM
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) CRISC
5 1 (0.88%) Dell Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.88%) PhD
5 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) COBIT
2 1 (0.88%) COSO
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) NIST
System Software
1 19 (16.67%) Docker
2 4 (3.51%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) PowerDNS
3 1 (0.88%) vCloud
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (14.91%) Kubernetes
2 11 (9.65%) Amdocs OSS
2 11 (9.65%) Netcool
2 11 (9.65%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 5 (4.39%) Ansible
4 4 (3.51%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (2.63%) Terraform
6 2 (1.75%) OpenNebula
7 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.88%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.88%) Istio
7 1 (0.88%) Nagios
7 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (14.04%) AppDynamics
1 16 (14.04%) BMC
1 16 (14.04%) Oracle
2 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.65%) Cramer
3 11 (9.65%) IBM
3 11 (9.65%) Remedy
3 11 (9.65%) ServiceNow
3 11 (9.65%) Siebel
3 11 (9.65%) xMatters
4 8 (7.02%) SAP
5 7 (6.14%) Cisco
5 7 (6.14%) Huawei
5 7 (6.14%) Nokia
6 6 (5.26%) WSO2
7 5 (4.39%) MuleSoft
8 4 (3.51%) Adobe
9 3 (2.63%) Dell
10 2 (1.75%) Google
10 2 (1.75%) HP