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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 39 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 25 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 3.48% 3.27% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 3.48% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 5
Median daily rate £600 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.72% +32.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +21.11%

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
669 949 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 93.18% 93.96% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 557 466
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £55.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.49% +164.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017, 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 39 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
3 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
4 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (38.46%) Linux
5 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
5 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 13 (33.33%) Python
6 13 (33.33%) Unix
6 13 (33.33%) Spring
7 12 (30.77%) Hibernate
8 11 (28.21%) Maven
8 11 (28.21%) JUnit
8 11 (28.21%) Hadoop
9 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (25.64%) Oracle
9 10 (25.64%) HTML
9 10 (25.64%) DevOps
10 9 (23.08%) Ansible
10 9 (23.08%) SELinux
10 9 (23.08%) Prototyping
10 9 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (23.08%) CSS
10 9 (23.08%) ICMP
10 9 (23.08%) HTTP
10 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 9 (23.08%) Ubuntu
10 9 (23.08%) TDD
10 9 (23.08%) SSH
10 9 (23.08%) Debian

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 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (7.69%) JBoss
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.56%) ColdFusion
5 1 (2.56%) Mule
5 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) HTTP
1 9 (23.08%) ICMP
1 9 (23.08%) SSH
1 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.26%) GIS
2 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (5.13%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.13%) DB2
4 2 (5.13%) HBase
4 2 (5.13%) Impala
4 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.13%) Sqoop
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 15 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 11 (28.21%) JUnit
2 11 (28.21%) Maven
3 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.82%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.56%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.56%) JBehave
6 1 (2.56%) JMeter
6 1 (2.56%) NUnit
6 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Spring
2 12 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 10 (25.64%) HTML
4 9 (23.08%) AngularJS
4 9 (23.08%) CSS
5 5 (12.82%) EJB
5 5 (12.82%) Java EE
5 5 (12.82%) Web Services
6 4 (10.26%) JPA
6 4 (10.26%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) OpenLayers
6 4 (10.26%) Spring MVC
7 3 (7.69%) Apache Camel
7 3 (7.69%) REST
7 3 (7.69%) XML
8 2 (5.13%) J2EE
8 2 (5.13%) JSF
8 2 (5.13%) JSON
8 2 (5.13%) Middleware
8 2 (5.13%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Linux
2 13 (33.33%) Unix
3 10 (25.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (23.08%) CentOS
4 9 (23.08%) Debian
4 9 (23.08%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.64%) DevOps
3 9 (23.08%) Prototyping
3 9 (23.08%) TDD
4 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 5 (12.82%) Open Source
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
6 5 (12.82%) User Stories
7 4 (10.26%) MVC
8 3 (7.69%) BDD
8 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Open Source Development
9 2 (5.13%) Change Control
9 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.13%) MapReduce
9 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.13%) Use Case
9 2 (5.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 13 (33.33%) Python
4 9 (23.08%) Bash Shell
5 8 (20.51%) SQL
6 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Security Cleared
2 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.26%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
2 2 (5.13%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) Ansible
1 9 (23.08%) SELinux
2 2 (5.13%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 2 (5.13%) Ab Initio
2 2 (5.13%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
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