The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Java Developer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 115 112
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.38% 0.17% 0.082%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.19% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £450 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -6.61% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1685 2159 2273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.73% 92.82% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 1152 1143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 95 93
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Berkshire

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Berkshire

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Java Developer in Berkshire

Senior Java Developer
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 Senior Java Developer 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
Bracknell +9 3 £525 -4.54%
Newbury - 2 £450 - 2
Reading +14 1 - - 3
Slough - 1 £340 -
Senior Java Developer
South East

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 7 (70.00%) Spring
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (40.00%) SOA
5 4 (40.00%) Maven
5 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 4 (40.00%) Microservices
6 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) User Stories
6 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) QA
6 3 (30.00%) Release Management
6 3 (30.00%) Kanban
6 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (30.00%) RESTful
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
6 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
6 3 (30.00%) Struts
6 3 (30.00%) JUnit
6 3 (30.00%) HTML

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Confluence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (10.00%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) AMQP
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
2 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (30.00%) JUnit
3 2 (20.00%) Gradle
3 2 (20.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (30.00%) Struts
4 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (20.00%) JSF
4 2 (20.00%) JSP
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (20.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (10.00%) React
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (10.00%) Vaadin
5 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (40.00%) Microservices
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) SOA
3 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (30.00%) Release Management
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) API Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java 9
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago