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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 59 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.32% 4.54% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.32% 16.02% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 24
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£375 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £588 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
253 256 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.12% 28.32% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 105 138
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £265 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% -30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015, 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 43 (37.72%) Oracle
2 37 (32.46%) HTML
3 29 (25.44%) JavaScript
4 28 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (22.81%) Python
6 25 (21.93%) Linux
7 24 (21.05%) Spring
8 22 (19.30%) MVC
8 22 (19.30%) SOA
8 22 (19.30%) CSS
9 21 (18.42%) Finance
10 20 (17.54%) Scrum
10 20 (17.54%) Git (software)
11 19 (16.67%) Hibernate
11 19 (16.67%) jQuery
11 19 (16.67%) Web Services
12 17 (14.91%) SQL
12 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
12 17 (14.91%) Spring MVC
12 17 (14.91%) Telecoms
12 17 (14.91%) TeamCity
12 17 (14.91%) AngularJS
13 16 (14.04%) .NET
14 15 (13.16%) J2EE
14 15 (13.16%) MySQL
14 15 (13.16%) Data Modelling
14 15 (13.16%) Ruby
14 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
15 14 (12.28%) User Stories
15 14 (12.28%) Java EE

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 11 (9.65%) Apache
2 10 (8.77%) WebLogic
2 10 (8.77%) Oracle Spatial
2 10 (8.77%) WebSphere
3 6 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.51%) IIS
4 4 (3.51%) JBoss
4 4 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (2.63%) CMS
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.63%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.75%) iPlanet
6 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (1.75%) nginx
6 2 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.88%) Confluence
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.88%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (0.88%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) SaaS
2 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) HTTP
1 4 (3.51%) SSH
2 3 (2.63%) SSL
2 3 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.63%) LAN
2 3 (2.63%) WLAN
2 3 (2.63%) WAN
3 2 (1.75%) SNMP
3 2 (1.75%) CTI
3 2 (1.75%) Cisco ICM
3 2 (1.75%) NFC
4 1 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.88%) Skype
4 1 (0.88%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.16%) MySQL
3 13 (11.40%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.02%) Informix
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
6 6 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.51%) DB2
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.91%) TeamCity
3 12 (10.53%) Selenium
4 10 (8.77%) WebDriver
5 9 (7.89%) Jenkins
6 8 (7.02%) Cucumber
6 8 (7.02%) Subversion
7 6 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (4.39%) Hudson
8 5 (4.39%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.51%) Maven
10 3 (2.63%) ClearQuest
10 3 (2.63%) ClearCase
10 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.63%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.75%) eggPlant
11 2 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.75%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 21 (18.42%) Finance
2 17 (14.91%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.26%) Retail
4 5 (4.39%) Banking
5 4 (3.51%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (43.86%) Developer
2 29 (25.44%) Java Developer
3 17 (14.91%) Architect
4 10 (8.77%) Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Tester
6 8 (7.02%) Test Analyst
6 8 (7.02%) Data Architect
7 7 (6.14%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Automation Tester
8 6 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Junior
8 6 (5.26%) Consultant
8 6 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Administrator
10 4 (3.51%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.46%) HTML
2 24 (21.05%) Spring
3 22 (19.30%) CSS
4 19 (16.67%) Web Services
4 19 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 19 (16.67%) jQuery
5 17 (14.91%) AngularJS
5 17 (14.91%) Spring MVC
6 16 (14.04%) .NET
7 15 (13.16%) J2EE
8 14 (12.28%) Java EE
9 13 (11.40%) EJB
9 13 (11.40%) XML
10 9 (7.89%) SOAP
10 9 (7.89%) Middleware
10 9 (7.89%) JPA
11 7 (6.14%) HTML5
11 7 (6.14%) Ajax
12 6 (5.26%) REST
13 5 (4.39%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) GIS
2 7 (6.14%) Management Information System
2 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.51%) PKI
5 3 (2.63%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.75%) IVR
6 2 (1.75%) EMV
6 2 (1.75%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.75%) CMDB
7 1 (0.88%) Wiki
7 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.88%) Online Games
7 1 (0.88%) iSeries
7 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Linux
2 13 (11.40%) UNIX
3 8 (7.02%) Android
4 6 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.26%) Solaris
5 5 (4.39%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.39%) Windows
6 2 (1.75%) AIX
6 2 (1.75%) zOS
7 1 (0.88%) CentOS
7 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.30%) MVC
2 22 (19.30%) SOA
3 20 (17.54%) Scrum
4 15 (13.16%) Data Modelling
5 14 (12.28%) User Stories
6 13 (11.40%) TDD
7 11 (9.65%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
8 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.77%) OO
9 9 (7.89%) BDD
10 7 (6.14%) Project Management
10 7 (6.14%) DevOps
11 6 (5.26%) OOD
11 6 (5.26%) UML
11 6 (5.26%) Workflow
11 6 (5.26%) Test Scripting
11 6 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.39%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.44%) JavaScript
2 26 (22.81%) Python
3 17 (14.91%) SQL
4 15 (13.16%) Ruby
5 14 (12.28%) C#
6 9 (7.89%) Perl
6 9 (7.89%) PHP
7 8 (7.02%) C++
8 6 (5.26%) VB
9 5 (4.39%) C
10 4 (3.51%) VBScript
11 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.88%) ABAP
12 1 (0.88%) XPath
12 1 (0.88%) C++/CLI
12 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.14%) Degree
3 2 (1.75%) ISEB
3 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.88%) HND
4 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (1.75%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) Puppet
2 2 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.75%) SELinux
2 2 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (37.72%) Oracle
2 10 (8.77%) IBM
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.02%) webMethods
4 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.26%) Talend
5 6 (5.26%) SAP
6 4 (3.51%) Sun
7 3 (2.63%) HP
7 3 (2.63%) Cisco
8 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.75%) Genesys
8 2 (1.75%) BMC
8 2 (1.75%) CA
8 2 (1.75%) Google
9 1 (0.88%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.88%) F5
9 1 (0.88%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.88%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.88%) Alterian
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