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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South East / Berkshire
Rank 10 25 21
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4  
Contract jobs citing Java 169 149 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.13% 6.05% 6.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.72% 25.82% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 88 120
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £125.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -90.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.13
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.91%  

Java is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 448 577 798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.20% 23.45% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 368 465
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -54.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Berkshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 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
Reading +10 82 £430 -0.28% 31
Bracknell +9 23 £475 -9.52% 2
Newbury 0 12 £338 -6.89% 8
Maidenhead -4 8 £400 -8.57% 3
Slough +3 6 £500 +233.33% 2
Thatcham - 4 - - 1
Wokingham - 3 - -
Windsor - 1 - - 1
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java 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.

1 110 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (27.24%) JavaScript
3 72 (23.08%) TDD
4 69 (22.12%) Python
5 66 (21.15%) SQL
6 57 (18.27%) Oracle
7 56 (17.95%) Linux
8 52 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 51 (16.35%) REST
10 50 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (15.71%) XML
12 48 (15.38%) Maven
13 47 (15.06%) Hadoop
14 46 (14.74%) Jenkins
15 44 (14.10%) DevOps
15 44 (14.10%) HTML
16 43 (13.78%) Security Cleared
17 42 (13.46%) Spring
18 41 (13.14%) Scrum
19 40 (12.82%) Unix
19 40 (12.82%) HTTP
20 39 (12.50%) BDD
21 38 (12.18%) Finance
22 37 (11.86%) Project Management
23 36 (11.54%) Web Services
23 36 (11.54%) CSS
24 34 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
25 33 (10.58%) Selenium
25 33 (10.58%) OO
25 33 (10.58%) Tomcat

Java
Top Related 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 33 (10.58%) Tomcat
2 24 (7.69%) Apache
3 21 (6.73%) Apache Spark
4 20 (6.41%) CMS
5 16 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
6 15 (4.81%) Confluence
7 12 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (3.85%) JBoss
8 11 (3.53%) WebLogic
9 10 (3.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (2.88%) OpenStack
11 8 (2.56%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.60%) Apache Solr
13 4 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (1.28%) Alfresco
13 4 (1.28%) Apache Pig
13 4 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.28%) Liferay
13 4 (1.28%) Oracle Spatial
14 3 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.64%) MS Project
4 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.56%) Maximo
2 2 (0.64%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.32%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.32%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 34 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.53%) GitHub
2 11 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.60%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (1.60%) SoftLayer
5 4 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (1.28%) SaaS
6 3 (0.96%) Force.com
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.64%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.64%) PaaS
8 1 (0.32%) IaaS
8 1 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (12.82%) HTTP
2 21 (6.73%) SSH
3 19 (6.09%) TCP/IP
4 16 (5.13%) ICMP
5 13 (4.17%) DNS
5 13 (4.17%) LTE
6 11 (3.53%) GSM
6 11 (3.53%) HSPA
6 11 (3.53%) WCDMA
7 10 (3.21%) LDAP
8 9 (2.88%) Internet
9 8 (2.56%) RFID
10 4 (1.28%) Firewall
10 4 (1.28%) VSAN
11 3 (0.96%) Diameter Protocol
11 3 (0.96%) SNMP
12 2 (0.64%) INAP
12 2 (0.64%) Intranet
12 2 (0.64%) Network Security
12 2 (0.64%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.06%) Hadoop
2 33 (10.58%) Big Data
3 22 (7.05%) NoSQL
4 20 (6.41%) Apache Hive
4 20 (6.41%) MongoDB
5 17 (5.45%) HBase
5 17 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 14 (4.49%) Impala
7 13 (4.17%) Sqoop
8 12 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 12 (3.85%) RDBMS
9 10 (3.21%) DB2
10 7 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.92%) SQL Server
12 4 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.28%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (1.28%) GIS
12 4 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 52 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 48 (15.38%) Maven
3 46 (14.74%) Jenkins
4 33 (10.58%) Selenium
5 32 (10.26%) JIRA
6 30 (9.62%) Gradle
7 26 (8.33%) JUnit
8 25 (8.01%) Eclipse
9 24 (7.69%) Bitbucket
9 24 (7.69%) JMeter
9 24 (7.69%) WebDriver
10 18 (5.77%) Ant
10 18 (5.77%) eggPlant
11 17 (5.45%) Apache Ivy
12 14 (4.49%) Subversion
13 13 (4.17%) SoapUI
14 12 (3.85%) Android Studio
14 12 (3.85%) Cucumber
14 12 (3.85%) Xcode
15 10 (3.21%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (12.18%) Finance
2 24 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.53%) Marketing
3 11 (3.53%) Publishing
4 9 (2.88%) Retail
5 3 (0.96%) Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Back Office
6 2 (0.64%) Electronics
6 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Automotive
7 1 (0.32%) Billing
7 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (46.15%) Developer
2 87 (27.88%) Java Developer
3 40 (12.82%) Architect
4 22 (7.05%) Consultant
5 21 (6.73%) Java Engineer
6 18 (5.77%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (4.81%) Analyst
7 15 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
8 14 (4.49%) Developer in Test
9 13 (4.17%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.53%) Hadoop Consultant
10 11 (3.53%) Hadoop Developer
11 10 (3.21%) Java Architect
11 10 (3.21%) Java Consultant
11 10 (3.21%) JavaScript Engineer
11 10 (3.21%) Python Developer
12 9 (2.88%) Administrator
12 9 (2.88%) DevOps Consultant
12 9 (2.88%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.56%) Maximo Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (16.35%) REST
2 49 (15.71%) XML
3 44 (14.10%) HTML
4 42 (13.46%) Spring
5 36 (11.54%) CSS
5 36 (11.54%) Web Services
6 30 (9.62%) J2EE
7 28 (8.97%) JSON
8 24 (7.69%) SOAP
9 22 (7.05%) Java EE
10 19 (6.09%) AngularJS
11 18 (5.77%) Hibernate
12 17 (5.45%) Middleware
13 13 (4.17%) .NET
14 12 (3.85%) jQuery
14 12 (3.85%) JSP
15 11 (3.53%) EJB
16 10 (3.21%) JSF
16 10 (3.21%) Servlets
16 10 (3.21%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.41%) Linux Command Line
3 17 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.53%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.60%) FlexPod
5 5 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.28%) Credit Risk
6 4 (1.28%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (0.96%) CMDB
7 3 (0.96%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (0.96%) Robotics
7 3 (0.96%) Wiki
8 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.64%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (0.64%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.64%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.32%) AS400
9 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.95%) Linux
2 40 (12.82%) Unix
3 29 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (8.97%) CentOS
5 25 (8.01%) Ubuntu
6 21 (6.73%) Debian
7 17 (5.45%) Android
8 14 (4.49%) Windows
9 11 (3.53%) Solaris
10 8 (2.56%) Windows Server
11 6 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (1.28%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (23.08%) TDD
3 50 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (14.10%) DevOps
5 41 (13.14%) Scrum
6 39 (12.50%) BDD
7 37 (11.86%) Project Management
8 33 (10.58%) OO
9 32 (10.26%) Open Source
10 30 (9.62%) Unit Testing
11 28 (8.97%) SOA
12 23 (7.37%) Content Management
13 22 (7.05%) OOP
13 22 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (7.05%) Test Automation
14 21 (6.73%) Mentoring
15 20 (6.41%) Mobile Development
15 20 (6.41%) Software Delivery
16 19 (6.09%) Automated Testing
16 19 (6.09%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 85 (27.24%) JavaScript
2 69 (22.12%) Python
3 66 (21.15%) SQL
4 31 (9.94%) Groovy
4 31 (9.94%) Scala
5 29 (9.29%) Ruby
6 24 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 17 (5.45%) C++
8 16 (5.13%) PL/SQL
9 12 (3.85%) Apple Swift
9 12 (3.85%) Objective-C
10 9 (2.88%) Perl
11 7 (2.24%) C
11 7 (2.24%) C#
12 6 (1.92%) PHP
13 5 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.60%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.96%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.96%) VB
15 2 (0.64%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 43 (13.78%) Security Cleared
2 32 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 22 (7.05%) Degree
4 4 (1.28%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.28%) VCDX
5 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.64%) CISA
6 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.32%) GIAC
7 1 (0.32%) HNC
7 1 (0.32%) HND
7 1 (0.32%) ISEB
7 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.01%) QA
2 9 (2.88%) SLA
3 6 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.64%) GDPR
4 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.32%) SDET
System Software
1 30 (9.62%) Docker
2 13 (4.17%) HDFS
3 11 (3.53%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.92%) vCloud
5 5 (1.60%) vSphere
6 4 (1.28%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.96%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.96%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.64%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.64%) Corosync
8 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.32%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 31 (9.94%) Ansible
2 21 (6.73%) SELinux
3 15 (4.81%) Puppet
4 12 (3.85%) Oozie
5 11 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.60%) HP Fortify
6 5 (1.60%) vRealize
7 4 (1.28%) Pingdom
8 3 (0.96%) Consul
8 3 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.96%) Kibana
8 3 (0.96%) logstash
8 3 (0.96%) Terraform
9 2 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.64%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.64%) MOM
9 2 (0.64%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.64%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 57 (18.27%) Oracle
2 16 (5.13%) HP
2 16 (5.13%) Sitecore
2 16 (5.13%) Splunk
3 13 (4.17%) IBM
3 13 (4.17%) VMware
4 12 (3.85%) Ab Initio
5 11 (3.53%) Apple
6 10 (3.21%) MicroStrategy
6 10 (3.21%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.88%) Hortonworks
7 9 (2.88%) Microsoft
8 7 (2.24%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.60%) Jaspersoft
9 5 (1.60%) Nimsoft
9 5 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.28%) Adobe
10 4 (1.28%) CA
10 4 (1.28%) Cisco
10 4 (1.28%) TIBCO
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