Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 16 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 319 280 312
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 8.30% 7.66% 6.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.30% 31.64% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 145 205
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £323 £302 £275
90th Percentile £588 £590 £564
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 17
Berkshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% -90.00%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -16.67%

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 1,261 885 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.81% 24.21% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 513 737
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £288 £269
90th Percentile £550 £549 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £19.66 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.88% +57.28% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £13.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £50.50 £53.75 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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 -19 82 £425 - 58
Bracknell +8 49 £405 -14.68% 13
Maidenhead +14 34 £400 - 13
Newbury -7 31 £450 +38.46% 18
Slough -4 14 £300 -40.00% 10
Windsor +8 12 £575 - 1
Wokingham -8 2 £459 - 7
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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.

1 141 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (26.65%) JavaScript
3 82 (25.71%) Python
4 75 (23.51%) Jenkins
5 74 (23.20%) Linux
6 73 (22.88%) JIRA
7 72 (22.57%) Git (software)
8 65 (20.38%) REST
9 64 (20.06%) SQL
10 61 (19.12%) Web Services
10 61 (19.12%) SOAP
11 59 (18.50%) TDD
12 57 (17.87%) Spring
13 56 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
15 53 (16.61%) XML
16 52 (16.30%) Big Data
16 52 (16.30%) Java 8
17 49 (15.36%) DevOps
17 49 (15.36%) Microservices
18 48 (15.05%) Oracle
19 47 (14.73%) JUnit
20 46 (14.42%) Project Management
20 46 (14.42%) RESTful
21 45 (14.11%) NoSQL
22 44 (13.79%) Software Engineering
23 43 (13.48%) Test Automation
24 41 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
25 40 (12.54%) Apache Cassandra
26 39 (12.23%) HTML

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 29 (9.09%) Confluence
2 19 (5.96%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (5.64%) WebLogic
4 16 (5.02%) Apache Solr
5 13 (4.08%) CMS
6 11 (3.45%) Apache Spark
7 9 (2.82%) Apache
7 9 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 8 (2.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (2.19%) IIS
10 6 (1.88%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.88%) Liferay
11 5 (1.57%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.57%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.25%) Alfresco
13 3 (0.94%) Oracle Service Bus
13 3 (0.94%) SAS
13 3 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.31%) Drupal
14 1 (0.31%) Joomla!
Applications
1 3 (0.94%) SPSS
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (2.51%) BusinessWare
2 3 (0.94%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.63%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.31%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 55 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.45%) Google Tag Manager
4 9 (2.82%) Serverless
5 8 (2.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (2.19%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.19%) NuGet
6 7 (2.19%) PaaS
7 6 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.88%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.88%) IaaS
8 5 (1.57%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (1.57%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.57%) CloudFront
9 4 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (1.25%) BrowserStack
10 3 (0.94%) GitHub
10 3 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.39%) HTTP
2 11 (3.45%) Firewall
3 10 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.94%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.94%) MPLS
4 3 (0.94%) SSH
4 3 (0.94%) Wireless
5 1 (0.31%) AMQP
5 1 (0.31%) DNS
5 1 (0.31%) DVB
5 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.31%) Internet
5 1 (0.31%) SAN
5 1 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.30%) Big Data
2 45 (14.11%) NoSQL
3 40 (12.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 33 (10.34%) Hadoop
5 31 (9.72%) SQL Server
6 27 (8.46%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (7.21%) Data Lake
8 22 (6.90%) MongoDB
9 21 (6.58%) MySQL
10 20 (6.27%) Relational Database
11 18 (5.64%) Sqoop
12 17 (5.33%) Apache Hive
13 16 (5.02%) HBase
14 11 (3.45%) Impala
15 8 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (2.51%) Oracle Database
15 8 (2.51%) RDBMS
16 7 (2.19%) DB2
16 7 (2.19%) Power BI
17 6 (1.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 75 (23.51%) Jenkins
2 73 (22.88%) JIRA
3 72 (22.57%) Git (software)
4 47 (14.73%) JUnit
5 37 (11.60%) Maven
6 27 (8.46%) Cucumber
7 26 (8.15%) Selenium
8 25 (7.84%) SoapUI
9 24 (7.52%) Eclipse
10 15 (4.70%) Bitbucket
11 14 (4.39%) IntelliJ
11 14 (4.39%) Sonatype Nexus
12 12 (3.76%) Mockito
12 12 (3.76%) Vagrant
12 12 (3.76%) Zephyr
13 11 (3.45%) git-flow
13 11 (3.45%) Gradle
13 11 (3.45%) XMLSpy
14 10 (3.13%) Subversion
15 9 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (7.52%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.90%) Retail
3 16 (5.02%) Electronics
4 10 (3.13%) Finance
5 6 (1.88%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (0.94%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Digital Economy
7 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Banking
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 173 (54.23%) Developer
2 110 (34.48%) Java Developer
3 30 (9.40%) Analyst
4 22 (6.90%) webMethods Developer
5 21 (6.58%) Test Analyst
6 18 (5.64%) Lead Developer
6 18 (5.64%) Lead Java Developer
6 18 (5.64%) Senior Developer
6 18 (5.64%) Team Leader
7 17 (5.33%) Java Team Leader
8 13 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (4.08%) Java Swing Developer
9 12 (3.76%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.45%) Java Engineer
10 11 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (3.13%) Architect
11 10 (3.13%) Consultant
11 10 (3.13%) Tester
12 9 (2.82%) Integration Test Analyst
12 9 (2.82%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (20.38%) REST
2 61 (19.12%) SOAP
2 61 (19.12%) Web Services
3 57 (17.87%) Spring
4 53 (16.61%) XML
5 46 (14.42%) RESTful
6 39 (12.23%) HTML
7 36 (11.29%) CSS
8 27 (8.46%) J2EE
9 26 (8.15%) Hibernate
10 25 (7.84%) Kafka
10 25 (7.84%) Node.js
11 23 (7.21%) .NET
11 23 (7.21%) AngularJS
12 21 (6.58%) Java EE
12 21 (6.58%) React
13 17 (5.33%) JMS
13 17 (5.33%) Middleware
13 17 (5.33%) Swing
14 16 (5.02%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.97%) Self-Motivation
2 28 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 16 (5.02%) Algorithms
5 16 (5.02%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.39%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (3.13%) Smart Meter
8 9 (2.82%) Mainframe
9 8 (2.51%) Public Cloud
10 7 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 7 (2.19%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.88%) iPad
12 5 (1.57%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.57%) NHS
12 5 (1.57%) Replication
12 5 (1.57%) User Experience
13 4 (1.25%) CMDB
14 3 (0.94%) Blog
14 3 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 74 (23.20%) Linux
2 30 (9.40%) Unix
3 24 (7.52%) Windows
4 22 (6.90%) AIX
5 20 (6.27%) CentOS
6 11 (3.45%) Android
7 7 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.25%) Debian
8 4 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.63%) Solaris
11 1 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (18.50%) TDD
3 56 (17.55%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (15.36%) DevOps
4 49 (15.36%) Microservices
5 46 (14.42%) Project Management
6 44 (13.79%) Software Engineering
7 43 (13.48%) Test Automation
8 41 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (12.23%) SOA
10 37 (11.60%) Scrum
11 36 (11.29%) BDD
12 33 (10.34%) Analytics
13 32 (10.03%) SDLC
14 30 (9.40%) ETL
15 29 (9.09%) MVC
16 26 (8.15%) Web Development
17 22 (6.90%) Data Management
17 22 (6.90%) Data Mapping
17 22 (6.90%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 85 (26.65%) JavaScript
2 82 (25.71%) Python
3 64 (20.06%) SQL
4 52 (16.30%) Java 8
5 36 (11.29%) Scala
6 31 (9.72%) C#
7 23 (7.21%) Bash Shell
8 22 (6.90%) C++
9 17 (5.33%) C
10 10 (3.13%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.13%) Ruby
11 9 (2.82%) PHP
11 9 (2.82%) R
12 8 (2.51%) VBScript
13 7 (2.19%) CQL
13 7 (2.19%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.88%) Go
14 6 (1.88%) Groovy
14 6 (1.88%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (7.21%) Degree
2 21 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.64%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.94%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.63%) PMP
6 1 (0.31%) APMP
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.31%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.31%) LPIC
6 1 (0.31%) OCA
6 1 (0.31%) OCP
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.31%) RHCA
6 1 (0.31%) RHCE
6 1 (0.31%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.46%) QA
2 10 (3.13%) SLA
3 7 (2.19%) ISO 9001
3 7 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.57%) GDPR
5 4 (1.25%) PMO
6 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (12.23%) Docker
2 20 (6.27%) Apache Flume
3 19 (5.96%) HDFS
4 7 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.63%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.63%) Corosync
6 1 (0.31%) KVM
6 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (7.84%) Ansible
2 14 (4.39%) Kubernetes
2 14 (4.39%) Oozie
3 11 (3.45%) Puppet
4 8 (2.51%) HP ALM
5 7 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.19%) Opsview
6 5 (1.57%) Terraform
7 3 (0.94%) Grafana
7 3 (0.94%) Graphite
7 3 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.94%) Nagios
7 3 (0.94%) SELinux
7 3 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.94%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (0.63%) Salt
8 2 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 48 (15.05%) Oracle
2 30 (9.40%) webMethods
3 19 (5.96%) Cloudera
4 18 (5.64%) Google
4 18 (5.64%) Microsoft
5 15 (4.70%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (4.70%) Talend
6 14 (4.39%) Hortonworks
6 14 (4.39%) MapR
7 11 (3.45%) Tealium
8 10 (3.13%) HP
9 9 (2.82%) Adobe
9 9 (2.82%) TIBCO
10 8 (2.51%) Ab Initio
10 8 (2.51%) Software AG
10 8 (2.51%) Vitria
10 8 (2.51%) VMware
11 7 (2.19%) SAP
12 5 (1.57%) Cisco
12 5 (1.57%) Red Hat