The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills 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 EE over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 78 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Java EE 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.07% 0.40% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate £500 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £106.38
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -62.39%
Java EE
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
242 251 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.52% 25.53% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 165 136
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% -7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java EE across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java EE across the Reading region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Java EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Java EE also 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 that cited Java EE.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) JBoss
2 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) PL/SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) JUnit
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) Unix
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) Spring
7 2 (12.50%) Maven
7 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
8 1 (6.25%) REST
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
8 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
8 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 1 (6.25%) Data Virtualisation
8 1 (6.25%) User Stories
8 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (6.25%) OpenShift

Java EE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Java EE also 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 that cited Java EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (81.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) Neo4j
1 1 (6.25%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (18.75%) JUnit
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) JBehave
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) JMeter
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
1 13 (81.25%) Java Developer
2 8 (50.00%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Java Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) Spring
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) CGI
2 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) Spring MVC
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
2 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Virtualisation
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
3 1 (6.25%) OWASP
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (6.25%) User Stories
3 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) ForgeRock
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Pega
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore