The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 30 26 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 32 55 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.41% 5.42% 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.75% 19.30% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 38 21
Median daily rate £440 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Java
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
191 285 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.34% 28.11% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 225 153
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.30 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.50 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Java.

1 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) Security Cleared
3 24 (29.63%) SC Cleared
4 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 20 (24.69%) SQL
5 20 (24.69%) JBoss
5 20 (24.69%) Spring
6 15 (18.52%) Unix
6 15 (18.52%) HTML
6 15 (18.52%) SOAP
7 14 (17.28%) CSS
7 14 (17.28%) Web Services
7 14 (17.28%) SoapUI
8 13 (16.05%) Oracle
9 12 (14.81%) Eclipse
9 12 (14.81%) Finance
9 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
9 12 (14.81%) DevOps
10 11 (13.58%) MVC
10 11 (13.58%) XML
10 11 (13.58%) Test Scripting
11 10 (12.35%) Use Case
11 10 (12.35%) Web Development
11 10 (12.35%) Java EE
11 10 (12.35%) .NET
11 10 (12.35%) Hibernate
11 10 (12.35%) Functional Testing
11 10 (12.35%) REST
12 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
12 9 (11.11%) PL/SQL

Java
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 20 (24.69%) JBoss
2 6 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.94%) Apache
3 4 (4.94%) Drupal
3 4 (4.94%) IIS
3 4 (4.94%) Joomla!
3 4 (4.94%) WordPress
4 3 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.47%) CMS
5 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.23%) Confluence
6 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.23%) Mule
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Spatial
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
1 1 (1.23%) SAP hybris
1 1 (1.23%) Sprinklr
1 1 (1.23%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.23%) Boomi
3 1 (1.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.23%) PaaS
3 1 (1.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) HTTP
2 5 (6.17%) Network Security
3 4 (4.94%) Internet
4 2 (2.47%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.23%) DHCP
5 1 (1.23%) DNS
5 1 (1.23%) Firewall
5 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.88%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.17%) MySQL
4 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.70%) GIS
5 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
5 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.47%) Big Data
6 2 (2.47%) HBase
6 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.23%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.23%) MS Access
7 1 (1.23%) OLTP
7 1 (1.23%) Redis
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) SoapUI
2 12 (14.81%) Eclipse
2 12 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.11%) JUnit
3 9 (11.11%) Maven
4 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.17%) Subversion
4 5 (6.17%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.94%) Selenium
5 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.70%) JMeter
7 2 (2.47%) Ant
7 2 (2.47%) Gradle
7 2 (2.47%) JBehave
7 2 (2.47%) JIRA
7 2 (2.47%) Mockito
7 2 (2.47%) Toad
7 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.23%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 8 (9.88%) Marketing
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.70%) German Language
5 2 (2.47%) Games
6 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (35.80%) Developer
2 19 (23.46%) Java Developer
3 14 (17.28%) Analyst
4 11 (13.58%) Test Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Team Leader
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Technical Manager
7 6 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Architect
8 5 (6.17%) Integration Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Integration Test Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.94%) Java Team Leader
9 4 (4.94%) PL/SQL Developer
9 4 (4.94%) SQL Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Security Manager
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) Spring
2 15 (18.52%) HTML
2 15 (18.52%) SOAP
3 14 (17.28%) CSS
3 14 (17.28%) Web Services
4 11 (13.58%) XML
5 10 (12.35%) .NET
5 10 (12.35%) Hibernate
5 10 (12.35%) Java EE
5 10 (12.35%) REST
6 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.64%) RESTful
6 7 (8.64%) Struts
7 6 (7.41%) jQuery
8 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
8 5 (6.17%) HTML5
8 5 (6.17%) Node.js
9 4 (4.94%) Apache Camel
9 4 (4.94%) JSON
9 4 (4.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.70%) PKI
4 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.23%) Blog
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) Online Games
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
5 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Unix
2 9 (11.11%) Linux
3 6 (7.41%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (14.81%) DevOps
3 11 (13.58%) MVC
3 11 (13.58%) Test Scripting
4 10 (12.35%) Functional Testing
4 10 (12.35%) Use Case
4 10 (12.35%) Web Development
5 9 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.11%) TDD
6 8 (9.88%) Scrum
6 8 (9.88%) SDLC
6 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.64%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.41%) BDD
8 6 (7.41%) SOA
9 5 (6.17%) Project Management
9 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.94%) CRM
10 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 20 (24.69%) SQL
3 9 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 8 (9.88%) PHP
4 8 (9.88%) VB
5 7 (8.64%) C#
6 6 (7.41%) C++
6 6 (7.41%) Python
7 5 (6.17%) C
8 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.94%) VB6
9 2 (2.47%) Groovy
9 2 (2.47%) Ruby
9 2 (2.47%) Scala
10 1 (1.23%) Go
10 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.23%) VBA
10 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (32.10%) Security Cleared
2 24 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) Degree
3 2 (2.47%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.94%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) HDFS
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Ansible
2 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.23%) Rancher
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Oracle
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) Adobe
3 3 (3.70%) IBM
3 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) Alterian
5 1 (1.23%) ATG
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco
5 1 (1.23%) Dell
5 1 (1.23%) Endeca
5 1 (1.23%) Facebook
5 1 (1.23%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.23%) hybris
5 1 (1.23%) Juniper
5 1 (1.23%) NetApp
5 1 (1.23%) Pega
5 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.23%) Twitter
5 1 (1.23%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Stott & May
Rate: £500 - £540 per day
Posted: 4 days ago