The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 65 51 53
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 14 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.54% 2.28% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 2.42% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 15
Median daily rate £450 £363 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £316 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £402 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+0.56% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.13 £40.60 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.63% +12.77%
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
844 869 925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.54% 94.25% 92.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 444 439
Median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 38 31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.07% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.08 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £26.14 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 29 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Reading region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) Web Services
4 18 (38.30%) RESTful
5 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
5 16 (34.04%) SQL
6 15 (31.91%) JBoss
6 15 (31.91%) Java EE
6 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
7 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
7 14 (29.79%) TDD
7 14 (29.79%) Spring
8 13 (27.66%) Eclipse
8 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
8 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
9 12 (25.53%) Linux
9 12 (25.53%) Maven
9 12 (25.53%) Scrum
10 11 (23.40%) Big Data
11 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
12 9 (19.15%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (19.15%) REST
12 9 (19.15%) Ant
13 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
13 8 (17.02%) Riak
13 8 (17.02%) Degree
14 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
14 7 (14.89%) Information Governance
14 7 (14.89%) Business Continuity
14 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 15 (31.91%) JBoss
2 2 (4.26%) Node.js
3 1 (2.13%) Alfresco
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Big Data
2 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
3 9 (19.15%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (17.02%) Riak
5 4 (8.51%) Apache Hive
5 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
6 3 (6.38%) HBase
6 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (2.13%) GIS
7 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.13%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Jenkins
2 13 (27.66%) Eclipse
3 12 (25.53%) Maven
4 9 (19.15%) Ant
5 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
6 4 (8.51%) Hudson
7 3 (6.38%) JUnit
8 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.26%) JIRA
8 2 (4.26%) JMeter
9 1 (2.13%) Apache Ivy
9 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (2.13%) Build Forge
9 1 (2.13%) JBehave
9 1 (2.13%) Selenium
9 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.13%) Subversion
9 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.13%) Retail
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) Web Services
2 18 (38.30%) RESTful
3 15 (31.91%) Java EE
4 14 (29.79%) Spring
5 9 (19.15%) REST
6 8 (17.02%) Hibernate
7 6 (12.77%) J2EE
8 5 (10.64%) HTML
8 5 (10.64%) SOAP
9 4 (8.51%) CSS
9 4 (8.51%) Spring MVC
9 4 (8.51%) XML
10 3 (6.38%) JSON
11 2 (4.26%) Spring Boot
12 1 (2.13%) CGI
12 1 (2.13%) EJB
12 1 (2.13%) JMS
12 1 (2.13%) JSP
12 1 (2.13%) OpenLayers
12 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) TDD
3 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Scrum
5 7 (14.89%) Business Continuity
5 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (14.89%) Document Management
5 7 (14.89%) Information Governance
5 7 (14.89%) Secure Coding
6 5 (10.64%) MVC
7 4 (8.51%) BDD
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.38%) DevOps
8 3 (6.38%) Kanban
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.26%) Functional Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Open Source
9 2 (4.26%) SDLC
9 2 (4.26%) User Stories
10 1 (2.13%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
4 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.26%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Adobe
2 1 (2.13%) HP
2 1 (2.13%) SmartCo