The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 60 65 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 9 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 1.93% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.13% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 9
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £423 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
Java Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
819 986 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.40% 90.79% 92.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 524 374
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 55
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.70 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Reading region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Reading region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (70.83%) Spring
3 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
3 11 (45.83%) J2EE
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (37.50%) UNIX
6 8 (33.33%) Linux
7 7 (29.17%) TDD
7 7 (29.17%) REST
8 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (25.00%) Web Services
9 5 (20.83%) XML
9 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
9 5 (20.83%) Apache
10 4 (16.67%) Scala
10 4 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (16.67%) HTML
10 4 (16.67%) MySQL
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) CSS
10 4 (16.67%) JSP
10 4 (16.67%) SOAP
10 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (16.67%) SOA
10 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
11 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
11 3 (12.50%) Struts
11 3 (12.50%) JUnit
11 3 (12.50%) SQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.83%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (4.17%) Alfresco
4 1 (4.17%) Liferay
4 1 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 3 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (70.83%) Spring
2 11 (45.83%) Hibernate
2 11 (45.83%) J2EE
3 7 (29.17%) REST
4 6 (25.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.83%) XML
5 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
6 4 (16.67%) SOAP
6 4 (16.67%) CSS
6 4 (16.67%) JSP
6 4 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (12.50%) jQuery
7 3 (12.50%) Struts
8 2 (8.33%) JMS
8 2 (8.33%) Servlets
8 2 (8.33%) Struts2
8 2 (8.33%) HTML5
8 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (8.33%) JSON
8 2 (8.33%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 3 (12.50%) Physics
1 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) UNIX
2 8 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.67%) SOA
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) Kanban
4 3 (12.50%) BDD
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (8.33%) OOP
5 2 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) E-business
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) Scala
4 3 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) Alterian
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