The table below looks at the statistics for Java 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 over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 9 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 88 57 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.89% 6.48% 4.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.39% 23.08% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 39 25
Average daily rate £449 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £563 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -6.25%
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
310 247 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.31% 28.07% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 153 173
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Java 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.

1 53 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.82%) Linux
3 38 (33.63%) Web Services
4 29 (25.66%) SQL
5 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
5 27 (23.89%) Maven
6 26 (23.01%) RESTful
7 25 (22.12%) DevOps
8 23 (20.35%) Bash Shell
8 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
9 22 (19.47%) Spring
10 20 (17.70%) SC Cleared
10 20 (17.70%) Big Data
10 20 (17.70%) Ansible
11 19 (16.81%) Jenkins
11 19 (16.81%) Puppet
11 19 (16.81%) Unit Testing
11 19 (16.81%) XML
11 19 (16.81%) Python
12 18 (15.93%) PL/SQL
13 17 (15.04%) CentOS
13 17 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (14.16%) Oracle
14 16 (14.16%) JBoss
15 15 (13.27%) Hibernate
15 15 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
15 15 (13.27%) Elasticsearch
15 15 (13.27%) Graphite
16 14 (12.39%) TDD
16 14 (12.39%) Configuration Management

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Java 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (14.16%) JBoss
2 15 (13.27%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (7.96%) Apache
3 9 (7.96%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.42%) Node.js
4 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.65%) IIS
5 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.77%) nginx
6 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.88%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.88%) Confluence
7 1 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.88%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.88%) Mule
7 1 (0.88%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.88%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) BASE24
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.42%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.88%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) Network Security
2 2 (1.77%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) SSH
3 1 (0.88%) 802.15
3 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.88%) Wireless
3 1 (0.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.70%) Big Data
2 8 (7.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (7.08%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.08%) Riak
3 6 (5.31%) MySQL
4 5 (4.42%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.54%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.65%) HBase
6 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.88%) GIS
8 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 27 (23.89%) Maven
2 19 (16.81%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.73%) Selenium
4 10 (8.85%) JUnit
5 9 (7.96%) Ant
5 9 (7.96%) Cucumber
5 9 (7.96%) Eclipse
5 9 (7.96%) Git (software)
6 8 (7.08%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.19%) Subversion
8 4 (3.54%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.65%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.65%) Checkstyle
9 3 (2.65%) Cobertura
9 3 (2.65%) FindBugs
9 3 (2.65%) Hudson
9 3 (2.65%) Liquibase
9 3 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (2.65%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.77%) GitLab
General
1 11 (9.73%) Finance
2 7 (6.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.54%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (46.90%) Developer
2 39 (34.51%) Java Developer
3 19 (16.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (13.27%) Senior Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (11.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (11.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 11 (9.73%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (8.85%) Architect
8 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared Java Developer
9 9 (7.96%) Linux Developer
10 8 (7.08%) Big Data Developer
10 8 (7.08%) Software Engineer
11 7 (6.19%) Linux Scripter
11 7 (6.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 7 (6.19%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 6 (5.31%) Analyst
12 6 (5.31%) AWS Engineer
12 6 (5.31%) Consultant
12 6 (5.31%) Elasticsearch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (33.63%) Web Services
2 26 (23.01%) RESTful
3 22 (19.47%) Spring
4 19 (16.81%) XML
5 15 (13.27%) Hibernate
6 14 (12.39%) CSS
7 13 (11.50%) ELK Stack
7 13 (11.50%) Sensu
8 12 (10.62%) REST
9 11 (9.73%) HTML
9 11 (9.73%) J2EE
9 11 (9.73%) Java EE
9 11 (9.73%) SOAP
10 8 (7.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (7.08%) XSLT
11 7 (6.19%) JSON
12 6 (5.31%) .NET
12 6 (5.31%) Ajax
12 6 (5.31%) Gherkin
12 6 (5.31%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.96%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.88%) DataPower
3 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.88%) FMCG
3 1 (0.88%) Internet of Things
3 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.82%) Linux
2 17 (15.04%) CentOS
2 17 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (11.50%) Ubuntu
4 10 (8.85%) Unix
5 6 (5.31%) Windows
6 3 (2.65%) AIX
7 2 (1.77%) Android
7 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.77%) Solaris
8 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.12%) DevOps
3 19 (16.81%) Unit Testing
4 14 (12.39%) Configuration Management
4 14 (12.39%) TDD
5 11 (9.73%) Software Engineering
6 9 (7.96%) Scrum
7 8 (7.08%) Secure Coding
8 7 (6.19%) Business Continuity
8 7 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.19%) Document Management
8 7 (6.19%) Information Governance
8 7 (6.19%) SDLC
9 6 (5.31%) Project Management
10 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.42%) MVC
10 5 (4.42%) UML
10 5 (4.42%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.54%) OO
11 4 (3.54%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.66%) SQL
2 27 (23.89%) JavaScript
3 23 (20.35%) Bash Shell
4 19 (16.81%) Python
5 18 (15.93%) PL/SQL
6 10 (8.85%) Ruby
7 7 (6.19%) C#
8 6 (5.31%) C++
8 6 (5.31%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.65%) C
9 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.77%) PHP
10 2 (1.77%) VB
10 2 (1.77%) VBScript
11 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.88%) R
11 1 (0.88%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Security Cleared
2 20 (17.70%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.62%) Degree
4 5 (4.42%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.88%) MCSD
5 1 (0.88%) MCSE
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) QA
3 2 (1.77%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (17.70%) Ansible
2 19 (16.81%) Puppet
3 15 (13.27%) Graphite
4 13 (11.50%) logstash
4 13 (11.50%) Terraform
5 6 (5.31%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.77%) Kibana
7 2 (1.77%) Nagios
7 2 (1.77%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.88%) Mesos
8 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Oracle
2 6 (5.31%) hybris
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.54%) ATG
4 4 (3.54%) HP
5 2 (1.77%) Talend
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix
6 1 (0.88%) FairCom
6 1 (0.88%) IBM
6 1 (0.88%) Informatica
6 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.88%) Remedy
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Sun
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
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