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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 61 53 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 16 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.59% 1.85% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.77% 2.06% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
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£350 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +6.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
Java Developer
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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
906 778 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.24% 90.15% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 388 419
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £221 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) Spring
3 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
4 13 (44.83%) jQuery
4 13 (44.83%) Hibernate
5 12 (41.38%) MVC
5 12 (41.38%) HTML
6 11 (37.93%) Oracle
6 11 (37.93%) Spring MVC
6 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (34.48%) J2EE
7 10 (34.48%) CSS
7 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
7 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
8 9 (31.03%) Java EE
8 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
8 9 (31.03%) TDD
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
9 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (27.59%) EJB
9 8 (27.59%) JPA
9 8 (27.59%) TeamCity
10 7 (24.14%) User Stories
10 7 (24.14%) Oracle Spatial
10 7 (24.14%) Python
10 7 (24.14%) GIS
11 6 (20.69%) Web Services
12 5 (17.24%) SQL
13 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
13 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (24.14%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 8 (27.59%) TeamCity
3 4 (13.79%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
5 1 (3.45%) DbUnit
5 1 (3.45%) Mockito
5 1 (3.45%) jMock
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Spring
2 13 (44.83%) Hibernate
2 13 (44.83%) jQuery
3 12 (41.38%) HTML
4 11 (37.93%) Spring MVC
5 10 (34.48%) J2EE
5 10 (34.48%) CSS
5 10 (34.48%) AngularJS
6 9 (31.03%) Java EE
7 8 (27.59%) EJB
7 8 (27.59%) JPA
8 6 (20.69%) Web Services
9 3 (10.34%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (6.90%) REST
10 2 (6.90%) RESTful
10 2 (6.90%) JSP
11 1 (3.45%) Servlets
11 1 (3.45%) SOAP
11 1 (3.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) MVC
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) TDD
3 9 (31.03%) Scrum
4 7 (24.14%) User Stories
5 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.79%) SOA
6 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Kanban
7 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.45%) OO
8 1 (3.45%) Web Design
8 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.45%) Open Source
8 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) Python
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Talend
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (3.45%) VMware