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 26 June 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.

Java
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 22 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Java 111 153 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.04% 6.58% 5.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.45% 25.21% 23.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 102 80
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -64.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

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 454 607 587
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.71% 26.10% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 356 359
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 13
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 26 June 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +9 45 £450 - 28
Bracknell -6 16 £525 +2.43% 3
Newbury -1 15 £300 +9.09% 12
Slough 0 6 £525 +16.66% 4
Maidenhead -1 3 £450 +28.57% 3
Wokingham - 1 - - 2
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 98 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (31.88%) JavaScript
3 75 (27.17%) Linux
4 72 (26.09%) Python
5 68 (24.64%) Web Services
6 62 (22.46%) Maven
7 60 (21.74%) TDD
8 58 (21.01%) DevOps
9 56 (20.29%) SQL
9 56 (20.29%) Git (software)
10 53 (19.20%) REST
10 53 (19.20%) Scrum
11 49 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (17.39%) Jenkins
13 47 (17.03%) Finance
14 45 (16.30%) BDD
15 44 (15.94%) Unix
16 40 (14.49%) Oracle
17 39 (14.13%) XML
17 39 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
18 38 (13.77%) SOA
19 35 (12.68%) HTML
19 35 (12.68%) Spring
19 35 (12.68%) Test Automation
20 34 (12.32%) Hadoop
20 34 (12.32%) HTTP
21 33 (11.96%) .NET
22 32 (11.59%) OO
22 32 (11.59%) Telecoms
22 32 (11.59%) Project Management

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 24 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 22 (7.97%) Apache
3 17 (6.16%) CMS
4 14 (5.07%) Apache Spark
4 14 (5.07%) Confluence
4 14 (5.07%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (3.99%) WebLogic
6 10 (3.62%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (3.26%) JBoss
8 8 (2.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.54%) IIS
10 5 (1.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (1.81%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.81%) nginx
11 4 (1.45%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.09%) Apache Pig
12 3 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.09%) SharePoint
12 3 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.72%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Maximo
2 2 (0.72%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.72%) Pega PRPC
2 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.72%) Sprinklr
2 2 (0.72%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.36%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.99%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.54%) Amazon SQS
4 7 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 6 (2.17%) Amazon S3
5 6 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (2.17%) CloudFront
6 4 (1.45%) SaaS
7 3 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
7 3 (1.09%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.72%) Force.com
8 2 (0.72%) GitHub
8 2 (0.72%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.36%) IaaS
9 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.32%) HTTP
2 15 (5.43%) SSH
3 13 (4.71%) TCP/IP
4 12 (4.35%) ICMP
5 11 (3.99%) Diameter Protocol
6 10 (3.62%) GSM
6 10 (3.62%) HSPA
6 10 (3.62%) LTE
6 10 (3.62%) WCDMA
7 8 (2.90%) DNS
7 8 (2.90%) Internet
7 8 (2.90%) RFID
7 8 (2.90%) SNMP
8 7 (2.54%) Firewall
8 7 (2.54%) INAP
8 7 (2.54%) Intelligent Network
8 7 (2.54%) MVNO
8 7 (2.54%) SS7
9 5 (1.81%) SSL
9 5 (1.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.32%) Hadoop
2 26 (9.42%) Big Data
3 18 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.43%) MongoDB
4 15 (5.43%) Relational Database
5 14 (5.07%) Oracle Database
5 14 (5.07%) SQL Server
6 12 (4.35%) Apache Hive
7 11 (3.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (3.99%) MySQL
8 10 (3.62%) HBase
8 10 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (2.90%) Impala
10 7 (2.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (2.54%) DB2
10 7 (2.54%) RDBMS
11 6 (2.17%) Sqoop
12 5 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 62 (22.46%) Maven
2 56 (20.29%) Git (software)
3 48 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 26 (9.42%) Selenium
5 25 (9.06%) JUnit
6 24 (8.70%) Gradle
7 23 (8.33%) Eclipse
8 22 (7.97%) JIRA
9 21 (7.61%) Ant
10 19 (6.88%) JMeter
10 19 (6.88%) WebDriver
11 15 (5.43%) Bitbucket
12 14 (5.07%) Apache Ivy
12 14 (5.07%) eggPlant
12 14 (5.07%) Subversion
13 10 (3.62%) Android Studio
13 10 (3.62%) Cucumber
13 10 (3.62%) IntelliJ
13 10 (3.62%) Mercurial
13 10 (3.62%) Xcode
General
1 47 (17.03%) Finance
2 32 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.35%) Publishing
3 12 (4.35%) Retail
4 9 (3.26%) Marketing
5 4 (1.45%) Banking
5 4 (1.45%) Billing
6 1 (0.36%) Automotive
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 121 (43.84%) Developer
2 73 (26.45%) Java Developer
3 29 (10.51%) Architect
4 26 (9.42%) Java Engineer
5 21 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (7.25%) Consultant
7 15 (5.43%) DevOps Developer
8 11 (3.99%) Analyst
8 11 (3.99%) Tester
9 10 (3.62%) Senior Developer
9 10 (3.62%) Senior Java Developer
10 9 (3.26%) DevOps Consultant
10 9 (3.26%) Java Consultant
10 9 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (2.90%) Hadoop Developer
11 8 (2.90%) Java Architect
11 8 (2.90%) JavaScript Engineer
11 8 (2.90%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (2.90%) Maximo Developer
11 8 (2.90%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (24.64%) Web Services
2 53 (19.20%) REST
3 39 (14.13%) XML
4 35 (12.68%) HTML
4 35 (12.68%) Spring
5 33 (11.96%) .NET
6 31 (11.23%) J2EE
7 30 (10.87%) SOAP
8 29 (10.51%) CSS
9 25 (9.06%) AngularJS
10 24 (8.70%) JSON
11 23 (8.33%) Java EE
11 23 (8.33%) RESTful
12 18 (6.52%) Middleware
13 17 (6.16%) React
14 14 (5.07%) Hibernate
15 12 (4.35%) HTML5
15 12 (4.35%) Node.js
16 11 (3.99%) JSF
16 11 (3.99%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.97%) Linux Command Line
3 11 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.09%) CMDB
7 3 (1.09%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.09%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.09%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.09%) Robotics
7 3 (1.09%) User Experience
7 3 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (0.72%) Blog
8 2 (0.72%) Clustering
8 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.72%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.72%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (27.17%) Linux
2 44 (15.94%) Unix
3 28 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (8.33%) CentOS
4 23 (8.33%) Windows
5 22 (7.97%) Debian
6 17 (6.16%) Ubuntu
7 13 (4.71%) Windows Server
8 11 (3.99%) Android
9 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (21.74%) TDD
3 58 (21.01%) DevOps
4 53 (19.20%) Scrum
5 49 (17.75%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (16.30%) BDD
7 38 (13.77%) SOA
8 35 (12.68%) Test Automation
9 32 (11.59%) OO
9 32 (11.59%) Project Management
9 32 (11.59%) Unit Testing
10 23 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (7.61%) Content Management
11 21 (7.61%) OOP
11 21 (7.61%) User Stories
12 19 (6.88%) Kanban
13 18 (6.52%) Mentoring
13 18 (6.52%) Mobile Development
14 17 (6.16%) Coaching
14 17 (6.16%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 88 (31.88%) JavaScript
2 72 (26.09%) Python
3 56 (20.29%) SQL
4 27 (9.78%) Bash Shell
5 22 (7.97%) Ruby
6 18 (6.52%) C#
7 16 (5.80%) Groovy
7 16 (5.80%) Perl
8 15 (5.43%) Scala
9 12 (4.35%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.99%) C
11 10 (3.62%) Apple Swift
11 10 (3.62%) C++
11 10 (3.62%) Objective-C
11 10 (3.62%) PowerShell
12 9 (3.26%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.81%) TypeScript
14 4 (1.45%) PHP
15 3 (1.09%) R
16 2 (0.72%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 28 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 24 (8.70%) Degree
3 17 (6.16%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.62%) Numerate Degree
5 6 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.72%) CISA
7 2 (0.72%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.72%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.72%) VCDX
8 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.36%) ISEB
8 1 (0.36%) PhD
8 1 (0.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.97%) QA
2 9 (3.26%) SLA
3 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.72%) GDPR
4 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) FATCA
System Software
1 22 (7.97%) Docker
2 7 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.17%) HDFS
4 4 (1.45%) vSphere
5 3 (1.09%) Apache Flume
5 3 (1.09%) vCloud
6 2 (0.72%) Corosync
6 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 22 (7.97%) Ansible
2 15 (5.43%) SELinux
3 14 (5.07%) Puppet
4 9 (3.26%) HP Fortify
5 7 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.81%) Oozie
7 4 (1.45%) Nagios
7 4 (1.45%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (1.09%) vRealize
9 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.72%) MOM
9 2 (0.72%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.72%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.36%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.36%) Nessus
10 1 (0.36%) Netcool
10 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (14.49%) Oracle
2 21 (7.61%) HP
3 20 (7.25%) Microsoft
4 14 (5.07%) Sitecore
4 14 (5.07%) Splunk
5 11 (3.99%) IBM
6 10 (3.62%) Apple
6 10 (3.62%) Jaspersoft
7 7 (2.54%) Ericsson
7 7 (2.54%) VMware
8 6 (2.17%) Adobe
8 6 (2.17%) Apigee
8 6 (2.17%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.81%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.81%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.45%) BMC
10 4 (1.45%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (1.45%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.45%) Twitter
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Yoh
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
IDPP
Posted: Yesterday
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AMS contingency
Posted: 12 days ago
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Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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TEKsystems
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