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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 61 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 7 19 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 1.92% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 2.16% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £356 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £428 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.76%
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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
791 881 844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.98% 89.08% 91.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 437 316
Average daily rate £400 £383 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 45
Average hourly rate £19.75 £16.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.43% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £175.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 20 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (65.00%) Spring
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) J2EE
5 7 (35.00%) Apache
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) REST
6 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
6 6 (30.00%) JUnit
6 6 (30.00%) HTML
7 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) CSS
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
7 5 (25.00%) UNIX
7 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (25.00%) Apache Camel
8 4 (20.00%) Scrum
8 4 (20.00%) Struts2
8 4 (20.00%) Scala
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) JSP
8 4 (20.00%) Struts
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) SOAP
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) MySQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (35.00%) Apache
2 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (30.00%) JUnit
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) J2EE
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 6 (30.00%) REST
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (25.00%) Apache Camel
6 4 (20.00%) Struts2
6 4 (20.00%) JSP
6 4 (20.00%) Struts
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) SOAP
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) Apache CXF
8 2 (10.00%) JSON
8 2 (10.00%) Spring Security
8 2 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (10.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.00%) Kanban
4 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) E-business
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Scala
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Alterian
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