Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 13 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 296 319 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.45% 8.01% 4.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.50% 28.76% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 184 164
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.49% +11.67%
10th Percentile £333 £275 £263
90th Percentile £588 £609 £513
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £419
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.46% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £13.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +173.08% -65.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £31.25 £12.15 £36.25
90th Percentile £37.75 £50.00 £40.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -

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 1,208 1,109 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.39% 27.84% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 658 745
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +5.44%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £262
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 47
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £28.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.48% -32.35% +18.06%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.93 £12.98
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.55 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Berkshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Berkshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Berkshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor 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 24 February 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 -24 65 £425 -5.56% 57
Bracknell +2 51 £400 -11.11% 10
Newbury -18 21 £450 +55.17% 18
Slough +1 18 £500 +56.37% 9
Maidenhead -16 11 £440 -12.87% 24
Windsor -1 7 £575 +15.00% 2
Wokingham +7 6 £625 +28.21% 2
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 116 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (25.34%) Linux
3 70 (23.65%) SOAP
4 66 (22.30%) Jenkins
5 65 (21.96%) JIRA
6 64 (21.62%) JavaScript
7 61 (20.61%) SQL
7 61 (20.61%) REST
8 59 (19.93%) Web Services
9 58 (19.59%) Big Data
10 57 (19.26%) SQL Server
11 52 (17.57%) Git (software)
11 52 (17.57%) Hadoop
12 51 (17.23%) Spring
13 49 (16.55%) C#
13 49 (16.55%) XML
14 48 (16.22%) RESTful
14 48 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
15 47 (15.88%) Oracle
15 47 (15.88%) TDD
16 44 (14.86%) HTML
16 44 (14.86%) DevOps
17 43 (14.53%) Docker
18 42 (14.19%) Unix
18 42 (14.19%) Analytics
19 40 (13.51%) Kafka
19 40 (13.51%) Python
19 40 (13.51%) CSS
19 40 (13.51%) SDLC
20 39 (13.18%) Maven

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 37 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 26 (8.78%) Confluence
3 24 (8.11%) Apache Solr
4 22 (7.43%) Apache
4 22 (7.43%) Tomcat
5 21 (7.09%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (4.73%) IIS
7 11 (3.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (3.38%) CMS
9 6 (2.03%) JBoss
10 5 (1.69%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
11 4 (1.35%) Liferay
11 4 (1.35%) Luigi
11 4 (1.35%) nginx
12 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.01%) GlassFish
12 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (2.70%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.35%) Pipeline Pilot
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.68%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.70%) BusinessWare
2 4 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.34%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.12%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (7.09%) Google Tag Manager
4 12 (4.05%) PaaS
5 11 (3.72%) IaaS
6 8 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 8 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (2.70%) GitHub
6 8 (2.70%) Serverless
7 6 (2.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (2.03%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.03%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (2.03%) CloudFront
7 6 (2.03%) SaaS
8 5 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (1.69%) Bluemix
8 5 (1.69%) Google Analytics
8 5 (1.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (1.69%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.07%) HTTP
2 11 (3.72%) Firewall
3 10 (3.38%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.70%) Internet
5 6 (2.03%) GSM
5 6 (2.03%) HSPA
5 6 (2.03%) LTE
5 6 (2.03%) VoLTE
5 6 (2.03%) VoWiFi
5 6 (2.03%) WCDMA
6 5 (1.69%) 3G
7 3 (1.01%) Intranet
8 2 (0.68%) Network Security
9 1 (0.34%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.34%) AMQP
9 1 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.34%) SAN
9 1 (0.34%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.59%) Big Data
2 57 (19.26%) SQL Server
3 52 (17.57%) Hadoop
4 36 (12.16%) PostgreSQL
5 35 (11.82%) Apache Hive
5 35 (11.82%) Data Lake
5 35 (11.82%) Sqoop
6 28 (9.46%) HBase
7 25 (8.45%) NoSQL
8 24 (8.11%) Impala
9 17 (5.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 17 (5.74%) MySQL
10 13 (4.39%) DB2
11 11 (3.72%) Oracle Database
12 9 (3.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (3.04%) MongoDB
12 9 (3.04%) Relational Database
13 7 (2.36%) Oracle Database 12c
14 6 (2.03%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 66 (22.30%) Jenkins
2 65 (21.96%) JIRA
3 52 (17.57%) Git (software)
4 39 (13.18%) Maven
5 35 (11.82%) JUnit
6 30 (10.14%) Eclipse
7 28 (9.46%) Subversion
8 25 (8.45%) Bitbucket
9 23 (7.77%) Selenium
10 21 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (5.07%) Gradle
11 15 (5.07%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (5.07%) TeamCity
12 14 (4.73%) SonarQube
12 14 (4.73%) XMLSpy
13 13 (4.39%) Ant
13 13 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (4.39%) Cucumber
14 12 (4.05%) Moq
14 12 (4.05%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 24 (8.11%) Finance
2 20 (6.76%) Retail
3 15 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.36%) Electronics
5 6 (2.03%) Publishing
6 5 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.35%) Marketing
8 3 (1.01%) French Language
9 2 (0.68%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
10 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 168 (56.76%) Developer
2 99 (33.45%) Java Developer
3 29 (9.80%) webMethods Developer
4 23 (7.77%) Analyst
5 19 (6.42%) Team Leader
6 18 (6.08%) Java Team Leader
7 17 (5.74%) Lead Developer
8 16 (5.41%) Lead Java Developer
9 14 (4.73%) Architect
10 13 (4.39%) Consultant
10 13 (4.39%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.05%) Test Analyst
12 11 (3.72%) Data Engineer
12 11 (3.72%) Java Engineer
13 10 (3.38%) Automation Developer
13 10 (3.38%) Big Data Engineer
13 10 (3.38%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.38%) Hadoop Engineer
13 10 (3.38%) Support Engineer
14 9 (3.04%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (23.65%) SOAP
2 61 (20.61%) REST
3 59 (19.93%) Web Services
4 51 (17.23%) Spring
5 49 (16.55%) XML
6 48 (16.22%) RESTful
7 44 (14.86%) HTML
8 40 (13.51%) CSS
8 40 (13.51%) Kafka
9 35 (11.82%) AngularJS
10 34 (11.49%) Java EE
11 33 (11.15%) .NET
11 33 (11.15%) React
12 30 (10.14%) Hibernate
13 20 (6.76%) JSON
14 19 (6.42%) HTML5
14 19 (6.42%) J2EE
15 17 (5.74%) WSDL
15 17 (5.74%) XSD
16 15 (5.07%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.80%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.42%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.73%) Mainframe
5 9 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.36%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.35%) Life Science
7 4 (1.35%) PKI
7 4 (1.35%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.35%) Replication
7 4 (1.35%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.01%) Blog
8 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.01%) iPad
9 2 (0.68%) Social Media
9 2 (0.68%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.34%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 75 (25.34%) Linux
2 42 (14.19%) Unix
3 31 (10.47%) Windows
4 26 (8.78%) CentOS
5 23 (7.77%) AIX
6 15 (5.07%) Android
7 6 (2.03%) Debian
7 6 (2.03%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.69%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.01%) HPUX
10 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
3 47 (15.88%) TDD
4 44 (14.86%) DevOps
5 42 (14.19%) Analytics
6 40 (13.51%) SDLC
7 39 (13.18%) Scrum
8 38 (12.84%) ETL
8 38 (12.84%) Microservices
9 36 (12.16%) Project Management
9 36 (12.16%) Test Automation
10 32 (10.81%) SOA
11 31 (10.47%) Data Strategy
12 29 (9.80%) Web Development
13 26 (8.78%) Unit Testing
14 25 (8.45%) Software Engineering
15 23 (7.77%) Data Management
15 23 (7.77%) Data Mapping
15 23 (7.77%) Web Analytics
16 21 (7.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 64 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 61 (20.61%) SQL
3 49 (16.55%) C#
4 40 (13.51%) Python
5 38 (12.84%) Scala
6 25 (8.45%) Bash Shell
7 23 (7.77%) C++
8 16 (5.41%) PHP
9 15 (5.07%) PL/SQL
10 14 (4.73%) PowerShell
11 11 (3.72%) Ruby
12 10 (3.38%) CQL
13 9 (3.04%) C
14 8 (2.70%) Perl
14 8 (2.70%) R
15 6 (2.03%) Apple Swift
15 6 (2.03%) Kotlin
15 6 (2.03%) Objective-C
15 6 (2.03%) T-SQL
16 5 (1.69%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 16 (5.41%) Degree
2 10 (3.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.03%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (1.35%) PhD
6 3 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.01%) OSCP
7 2 (0.68%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.68%) ISEB
7 2 (0.68%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.68%) PMP
7 2 (0.68%) SAFe Agilist
8 1 (0.34%) APMP
8 1 (0.34%) GPEN
8 1 (0.34%) GWAPT
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.78%) QA
2 9 (3.04%) ISO 9001
2 9 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.69%) SLA
4 4 (1.35%) GDPR
5 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (14.53%) Docker
2 36 (12.16%) HDFS
3 35 (11.82%) Apache Flume
4 11 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.34%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (10.81%) Oozie
2 19 (6.42%) Ansible
3 14 (4.73%) Puppet
4 10 (3.38%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (3.38%) Opsview
5 8 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (2.70%) Salt
6 7 (2.36%) Terraform
7 6 (2.03%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.69%) Ambari
8 5 (1.69%) Galera Cluster
8 5 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (1.69%) OpenNebula
9 4 (1.35%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.68%) Grafana
10 2 (0.68%) SELinux
11 1 (0.34%) collectd
11 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.34%) Nagios
11 1 (0.34%) StatsD
Vendors
1 47 (15.88%) Oracle
2 38 (12.84%) webMethods
3 33 (11.15%) Google
4 32 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (10.47%) Cloudera
6 27 (9.12%) Talend
7 24 (8.11%) Hortonworks
7 24 (8.11%) MapR
8 21 (7.09%) Tealium
9 20 (6.76%) Microsoft
10 15 (5.07%) Software AG
11 13 (4.39%) SAP
12 12 (4.05%) VMware
13 11 (3.72%) Adobe
14 10 (3.38%) HP
15 8 (2.70%) Ab Initio
15 8 (2.70%) Vitria
16 6 (2.03%) Apple
16 6 (2.03%) IBM
17 5 (1.69%) Netezza