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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 52 73 92
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 18 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.11% 0.69% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 0.76% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £343 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £385 £480
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 £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
775 924 1204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.64% 91.39% 87.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 445 376
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £493 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 26
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.14% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £50.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (68.75%) Spring
3 17 (53.13%) Hibernate
4 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (46.88%) Linux
6 10 (31.25%) UNIX
7 8 (25.00%) Web Services
8 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.75%) TDD
9 5 (15.63%) J2EE
9 5 (15.63%) MySQL
9 5 (15.63%) CSS
9 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
9 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
9 5 (15.63%) BDD
10 4 (12.50%) Python
10 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
10 4 (12.50%) XML
10 4 (12.50%) SQL
10 4 (12.50%) Maven
10 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
10 4 (12.50%) Physics
10 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 4 (12.50%) Selenium
10 4 (12.50%) Django
10 4 (12.50%) Degree
11 3 (9.38%) HTML
11 3 (9.38%) Scrum
11 3 (9.38%) MVC
11 3 (9.38%) Oracle

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 5 (15.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Alfresco
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
3 1 (3.13%) Voldemort
3 1 (3.13%) BigTable
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 4 (12.50%) Maven
1 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) JBehave
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) JUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
4 1 (3.13%) Mockito
4 1 (3.13%) Hamcrest
4 1 (3.13%) Gradle
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.13%) German Language
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (68.75%) Spring
2 17 (53.13%) Hibernate
3 8 (25.00%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) J2EE
4 5 (15.63%) CSS
5 4 (12.50%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) Django
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) RESTful
7 2 (6.25%) REST
7 2 (6.25%) CCXML
7 2 (6.25%) VXML
7 2 (6.25%) JMS
7 2 (6.25%) JSP
7 2 (6.25%) SOAP
7 2 (6.25%) JSON
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
8 1 (3.13%) Ajax
8 1 (3.13%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 4 (12.50%) Physics
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Open Source
3 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Linux
2 10 (31.25%) UNIX
3 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) TDD
3 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.63%) BDD
4 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Kanban
4 3 (9.38%) DevOps
4 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) SOA
5 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Document Management
6 1 (3.13%) E-business
6 1 (3.13%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (3.13%) B2B
6 1 (3.13%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) Python
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.38%) Scala
5 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
1 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Alterian
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) Akamai
2 1 (3.13%) hybris