Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 20 28
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing Java 338 290 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.12% 7.43% 6.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.91% 22.89% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 175 141
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £310 £313
90th Percentile £595 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £12.00
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33% +200.00%

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 1,169 1,267 973
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.09% 32.45% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 734 578
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £294
90th Percentile £588 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 23
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% +71.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £38.50 £8.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £53.50 £52.60
South East median hourly rate £46.67 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.81% - +6.25%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 +1 107 £450 - 33
Bracknell +11 79 £474 +13.41% 14
Newbury +5 53 £450 +4.65% 14
Maidenhead -12 8 £395 -2.47% 4
Wokingham +2 7 £338 -12.90% 5
Slough -8 7 £438 +25.00% 14
Ascot - 4 £400 - 2
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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.

1 131 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (31.95%) SQL
3 91 (26.92%) Oracle
4 73 (21.60%) JavaScript
4 73 (21.60%) Web Services
5 71 (21.01%) Telecoms
6 67 (19.82%) Python
7 64 (18.93%) Git (software)
8 62 (18.34%) JIRA
9 57 (16.86%) DevOps
10 56 (16.57%) Scrum
10 56 (16.57%) Spring
11 55 (16.27%) PL/SQL
12 54 (15.98%) Jenkins
13 50 (14.79%) J2EE
14 49 (14.50%) JMS
14 49 (14.50%) Node.js
14 49 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
15 48 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
16 47 (13.91%) AWS
17 45 (13.31%) Cramer
17 45 (13.31%) Amdocs OSS
18 44 (13.02%) HTML
19 43 (12.72%) .NET
19 43 (12.72%) TDD
20 40 (11.83%) IBM
21 39 (11.54%) Software Engineering
21 39 (11.54%) Docker
22 36 (10.65%) Shell Script
22 36 (10.65%) Unix

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 31 (9.17%) WebLogic
2 30 (8.88%) Tomcat
3 23 (6.80%) Apache
4 20 (5.92%) Confluence
5 16 (4.73%) WebSphere
6 13 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 10 (2.96%) iPlanet
8 6 (1.78%) JBoss
8 6 (1.78%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.48%) CICS
10 4 (1.18%) Commerce Server
10 4 (1.18%) Mule
10 4 (1.18%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.89%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.59%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.59%) CMS
12 2 (0.59%) Drupal
12 2 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.30%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (2.07%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (2.07%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.30%) FileZilla
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Notepad++
3 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.25%) CSG Singleview
2 10 (2.96%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (2.37%) Sonata
4 5 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.59%) Magento
5 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.59%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 1 (0.30%) Maximo
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.91%) AWS
2 31 (9.17%) Azure
3 27 (7.99%) SaaS
4 21 (6.21%) AWS Lambda
4 21 (6.21%) Serverless
5 17 (5.03%) GitHub
6 16 (4.73%) Apigee
7 15 (4.44%) PaaS
8 10 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (2.96%) IBM Blueworks
9 7 (2.07%) Boomi
9 7 (2.07%) iPaaS
10 6 (1.78%) Office 365
11 5 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (1.18%) AWS CloudTrail
12 4 (1.18%) GCP
12 4 (1.18%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.59%) AtomSphere
14 1 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.78%) HTTP
2 5 (1.48%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.18%) FTP
3 4 (1.18%) SAN
4 3 (0.89%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.89%) Internet
4 3 (0.89%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.59%) SNMP
5 2 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.30%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.30%) Firewall
6 1 (0.30%) INAP
6 1 (0.30%) Network Security
6 1 (0.30%) SMPP
6 1 (0.30%) SSH
6 1 (0.30%) TCAP
6 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.80%) Oracle Database
2 16 (4.73%) SQL Server
3 15 (4.44%) DB2
3 15 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (3.25%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (2.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (2.66%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.37%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.37%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.48%) Cosmos DB
9 5 (1.48%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.89%) HBase
10 3 (0.89%) MySQL
11 2 (0.59%) Apache Ignite
11 2 (0.59%) Big Data
11 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.30%) Amazon Athena
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 64 (18.93%) Git (software)
2 62 (18.34%) JIRA
3 54 (15.98%) Jenkins
4 31 (9.17%) JUnit
5 30 (8.88%) Maven
6 26 (7.69%) SonarQube
7 25 (7.40%) Visual Studio Team System
8 22 (6.51%) Cucumber
9 19 (5.62%) Selenium
10 14 (4.14%) Eclipse
11 13 (3.85%) JMeter
11 13 (3.85%) Mockito
12 12 (3.55%) GitLab
13 10 (2.96%) Ant
13 10 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (2.66%) DbUnit
15 8 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
16 7 (2.07%) jMock
16 7 (2.07%) Subversion
17 6 (1.78%) Bitbucket
General
1 71 (21.01%) Telecoms
2 24 (7.10%) Retail
3 17 (5.03%) Finance
4 9 (2.66%) Billing
5 8 (2.37%) Public Sector
6 6 (1.78%) Games
7 5 (1.48%) Marketing
8 2 (0.59%) Automotive
8 2 (0.59%) Banking
8 2 (0.59%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 132 (39.05%) Developer
2 67 (19.82%) Architect
3 57 (16.86%) Java Developer
4 36 (10.65%) Consultant
5 23 (6.80%) Analyst
6 21 (6.21%) Senior Developer
7 15 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (4.14%) AWS Developer
8 14 (4.14%) Integration Architect
9 13 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (3.55%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.25%) Platform Engineer
11 11 (3.25%) Senior Architect
12 10 (2.96%) Software Engineer
12 10 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (2.66%) Test Analyst
14 8 (2.37%) Designer
14 8 (2.37%) Software Developer
14 8 (2.37%) Tester
15 7 (2.07%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (21.60%) Web Services
2 56 (16.57%) Spring
3 50 (14.79%) J2EE
4 49 (14.50%) JMS
4 49 (14.50%) Node.js
5 44 (13.02%) HTML
6 43 (12.72%) .NET
7 34 (10.06%) CSS
8 30 (8.88%) XML
9 28 (8.28%) JSON
10 26 (7.69%) SOAP
11 25 (7.40%) Middleware
12 24 (7.10%) React
12 24 (7.10%) REST
13 21 (6.21%) RabbitMQ
14 20 (5.92%) RESTful
15 19 (5.62%) Spring Boot
16 16 (4.73%) Hibernate
17 15 (4.44%) AngularJS
18 13 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.85%) User Experience
4 10 (2.96%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (2.07%) Graphic Design
6 6 (1.78%) Mainframe
6 6 (1.78%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.48%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.48%) FMCG
7 5 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (1.48%) iPad
7 5 (1.48%) Life Science
7 5 (1.48%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.48%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.48%) VSAM
8 3 (0.89%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.65%) Linux
1 36 (10.65%) Unix
2 25 (7.40%) Windows
3 11 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (1.48%) MVS
5 4 (1.18%) AIX
5 4 (1.18%) Android
5 4 (1.18%) SUSE
6 3 (0.89%) CentOS
6 3 (0.89%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.59%) OpenVMS
7 2 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.30%) HPUX
8 1 (0.30%) Solaris
8 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (38.76%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (16.86%) DevOps
3 56 (16.57%) Scrum
4 49 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (14.20%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (12.72%) TDD
7 39 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 32 (9.47%) Test Automation
9 27 (7.99%) Performance Tuning
10 24 (7.10%) BDD
11 22 (6.51%) E-Commerce
11 22 (6.51%) Migration
12 20 (5.92%) Kanban
12 20 (5.92%) SOA
13 19 (5.62%) Microservices
14 17 (5.03%) Front End Development
14 17 (5.03%) Open Source
14 17 (5.03%) Service Management
15 16 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (4.73%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 108 (31.95%) SQL
2 73 (21.60%) JavaScript
3 67 (19.82%) Python
4 55 (16.27%) PL/SQL
5 36 (10.65%) Shell Script
6 24 (7.10%) C#
7 22 (6.51%) PHP
8 14 (4.14%) Java 8
9 13 (3.85%) Groovy
10 11 (3.25%) XQuery
11 10 (2.96%) XPath
12 9 (2.66%) Ruby
13 8 (2.37%) Perl
13 8 (2.37%) TypeScript
14 7 (2.07%) C
14 7 (2.07%) C++
15 5 (1.48%) COBOL
15 5 (1.48%) JCL
15 5 (1.48%) Korn
15 5 (1.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.14%) SC Cleared
3 13 (3.85%) ISEB
3 13 (3.85%) ISTQB
4 12 (3.55%) Degree
5 6 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.17%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.30%) GDPR
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (11.54%) Docker
2 12 (3.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.07%) vSphere
4 1 (0.30%) Firmware
4 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (13.31%) Amdocs OSS
2 26 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 19 (5.62%) Ansible
4 8 (2.37%) Puppet
5 7 (2.07%) Red Hat Satellite
5 7 (2.07%) Terraform
6 6 (1.78%) ZABBIX
7 5 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (1.48%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.18%) Avamar
8 4 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (1.18%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.18%) vRealize
8 4 (1.18%) yum
9 3 (0.89%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.59%) Netcool
10 2 (0.59%) Netcool/OMNIbus
10 2 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 91 (26.92%) Oracle
2 45 (13.31%) Cramer
3 40 (11.83%) IBM
4 26 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 16 (4.73%) Cisco
5 16 (4.73%) Nokia
5 16 (4.73%) TIBCO
6 15 (4.44%) Red Hat
7 14 (4.14%) Atlassian
8 12 (3.55%) VMware
9 10 (2.96%) Remedy
9 10 (2.96%) Sun
10 8 (2.37%) Dynatrace
11 7 (2.07%) Dell
11 7 (2.07%) Google
11 7 (2.07%) Solace
12 5 (1.48%) Xamarin
13 4 (1.18%) EMC
13 4 (1.18%) Software AG
13 4 (1.18%) webMethods