Period
to 17 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 141 177
Rank change year-on-year -21 +36 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 13 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 7
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £398 £313 £363
90th Percentile £633 £574 £545
South East median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,699 3,551 4,413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.29% 92.50% 92.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,920 1,744 2,341
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £230 £239 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 153 171
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £11.07 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.45 £39.75 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.77 £19.63
% change year-on-year +6.92% -9.45% +12.14%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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 6 months to 17 August 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 -4 4 £425 -25.27% 5
Bracknell -2 3 £635 +20.95% 1
Slough -6 1 £538 +58.09%
Senior Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 9 (69.23%) Spring
2 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (69.23%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) Maven
3 7 (53.85%) JUnit
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
4 6 (46.15%) SOA
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) REST
4 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 6 (46.15%) Java 8
5 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
5 5 (38.46%) RESTful
5 5 (38.46%) Scrum
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
5 5 (38.46%) IntelliJ
5 5 (38.46%) J2EE
6 4 (30.77%) MySQL
6 4 (30.77%) SOAP
6 4 (30.77%) OO
6 4 (30.77%) Middleware
6 4 (30.77%) Java EE
6 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
6 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) Microservices
7 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database

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 3 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Serverless
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (7.69%) CloudFront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
2 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Git (software)
2 7 (53.85%) JUnit
2 7 (53.85%) Maven
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
4 5 (38.46%) Eclipse
4 5 (38.46%) IntelliJ
5 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
6 3 (23.08%) Subversion
6 3 (23.08%) XMLSpy
7 2 (15.38%) Gradle
7 2 (15.38%) Mercurial
7 2 (15.38%) Mockito
7 2 (15.38%) SonarQube
7 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (7.69%) Checkstyle
8 1 (7.69%) DbUnit
8 1 (7.69%) git-flow
8 1 (7.69%) jMock
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Spring
2 6 (46.15%) REST
2 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
3 5 (38.46%) J2EE
3 5 (38.46%) RESTful
4 4 (30.77%) Java EE
4 4 (30.77%) Middleware
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) EJB
5 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
5 3 (23.08%) JAXB
5 3 (23.08%) JAX-WS
5 3 (23.08%) JMS
5 3 (23.08%) JNDI
5 3 (23.08%) JSON
5 3 (23.08%) WSDL
5 3 (23.08%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) XSD
5 3 (23.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) BDD
1 9 (69.23%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) SOA
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) DevOps
4 4 (30.77%) Microservices
4 4 (30.77%) OO
5 3 (23.08%) Kanban
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Pair Programming
6 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Content Management
7 1 (7.69%) Open Source
7 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Java 8
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe