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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 18 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 66 66 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.29% 5.98% 6.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.72% 14.70% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 33 35
Average daily rate
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£463 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £230 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
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
247 449 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.29% 40.71% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 271 149
Average daily rate £400 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +71.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.50 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (23.36%) SQL
3 24 (22.43%) Spring
4 21 (19.63%) Linux
5 19 (17.76%) PL/SQL
6 18 (16.82%) JavaScript
6 18 (16.82%) TDD
7 16 (14.95%) Hibernate
7 16 (14.95%) Scrum
7 16 (14.95%) J2EE
7 16 (14.95%) Web Services
8 15 (14.02%) Oracle
8 15 (14.02%) UNIX
8 15 (14.02%) DevOps
9 14 (13.08%) HTML
10 13 (12.15%) Tomcat
10 13 (12.15%) Eclipse
11 12 (11.21%) Apache
11 12 (11.21%) Python
11 12 (11.21%) SOAP
12 11 (10.28%) PHP
12 11 (10.28%) .NET
12 11 (10.28%) Cramer
12 11 (10.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (9.35%) Degree
13 10 (9.35%) Ruby
13 10 (9.35%) CSS
13 10 (9.35%) GIS
13 10 (9.35%) REST
14 9 (8.41%) BDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (12.15%) Tomcat
2 12 (11.21%) Apache
3 7 (6.54%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.74%) NetWeaver
5 3 (2.80%) CMS
6 2 (1.87%) Drupal
6 2 (1.87%) IIS
6 2 (1.87%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.87%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.93%) iPlanet
7 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Spatial
7 1 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.93%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.93%) Liferay
7 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.93%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) SDH
1 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.87%) HTTP
1 2 (1.87%) SSL
1 2 (1.87%) DNS
1 2 (1.87%) Internet
1 2 (1.87%) MPLS
1 2 (1.87%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.87%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) SNMP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) SMTP
2 1 (0.93%) LDAP
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) MySQL
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.67%) DB2
4 4 (3.74%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.74%) SAP BW
5 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (12.15%) Eclipse
2 9 (8.41%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.54%) JUnit
4 6 (5.61%) Maven
4 6 (5.61%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.74%) Subversion
6 4 (3.74%) Selenium
6 4 (3.74%) JBehave
7 2 (1.87%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.87%) Ant
7 2 (1.87%) Toad
7 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.87%) Hudson
8 1 (0.93%) InstallAnywhere
8 1 (0.93%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.93%) Trac
8 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.93%) TestNG
General
1 5 (4.67%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
3 1 (0.93%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (47.66%) Developer
2 26 (24.30%) Java Developer
3 18 (16.82%) Architect
4 9 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.74%) SAP Basis Consultant
9 3 (2.80%) Scala Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Software Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Tester
9 3 (2.80%) Software Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) J2EE Developer
9 3 (2.80%) Test Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.87%) Java Architect
10 2 (1.87%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.43%) Spring
2 16 (14.95%) Hibernate
2 16 (14.95%) J2EE
2 16 (14.95%) Web Services
3 14 (13.08%) HTML
4 12 (11.21%) SOAP
5 11 (10.28%) .NET
6 10 (9.35%) CSS
6 10 (9.35%) REST
7 9 (8.41%) XML
8 8 (7.48%) JSP
8 8 (7.48%) Apache Camel
9 7 (6.54%) HTML5
9 7 (6.54%) jQuery
10 6 (5.61%) MCollective
11 5 (4.67%) Struts
11 5 (4.67%) JMS
11 5 (4.67%) JSON
12 4 (3.74%) SAP Basis
12 4 (3.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.35%) GIS
2 9 (8.41%) Open Source
3 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.67%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.67%) Physics
5 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.87%) IPTV
6 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.87%) User Experience
6 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.93%) Statistics
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
7 1 (0.93%) Tandem
7 1 (0.93%) iPhone
7 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.63%) Linux
2 15 (14.02%) UNIX
3 11 (10.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.61%) Windows
5 4 (3.74%) Android
6 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.87%) Debian
7 2 (1.87%) Solaris
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) zOS
8 1 (0.93%) AIX
8 1 (0.93%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.82%) TDD
3 16 (14.95%) Scrum
4 15 (14.02%) DevOps
5 9 (8.41%) BDD
6 8 (7.48%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (7.48%) SOA
7 7 (6.54%) Process Architecture
7 7 (6.54%) People Management
7 7 (6.54%) MVC
7 7 (6.54%) Kanban
8 6 (5.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.61%) OO
9 5 (4.67%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.67%) Pair Programming
9 5 (4.67%) Migration
9 5 (4.67%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.67%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.36%) SQL
2 19 (17.76%) PL/SQL
3 18 (16.82%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.21%) Python
5 11 (10.28%) PHP
6 10 (9.35%) Ruby
7 8 (7.48%) Perl
8 6 (5.61%) C#
8 6 (5.61%) Scala
9 5 (4.67%) C++
10 4 (3.74%) C
10 4 (3.74%) ABAP
11 2 (1.87%) PHP5
11 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.93%) XAML
12 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.93%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (9.35%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.87%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) CISSP
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.93%) MCTS
4 1 (0.93%) MCITP
4 1 (0.93%) GIAC
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) Puppet
2 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) Oracle
2 11 (10.28%) Cramer
3 8 (7.48%) Amdocs
4 5 (4.67%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.67%) SAP
5 4 (3.74%) Alterian
5 4 (3.74%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.87%) Zend
6 2 (1.87%) MetaSolv
6 2 (1.87%) ESRI
6 2 (1.87%) BEA
7 1 (0.93%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.93%) Adobe
7 1 (0.93%) IBM
7 1 (0.93%) Google
7 1 (0.93%) Cadence
7 1 (0.93%) SolidWorks
7 1 (0.93%) Atlassian
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