The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 32 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 39 53 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.43% 5.72% 4.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.12% 17.43% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 27
Average daily rate
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£385 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £248 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
242 304 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.47% 32.79% 24.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 138 130
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.40 £20.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £32.30 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 40 (44.94%) Spring
2 27 (30.34%) Web Services
3 26 (29.21%) Hibernate
4 21 (23.60%) Linux
5 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (20.22%) .NET
7 16 (17.98%) Oracle
8 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
9 14 (15.73%) J2EE
9 14 (15.73%) HTML
9 14 (15.73%) SQL
9 14 (15.73%) XML
9 14 (15.73%) UNIX
10 13 (14.61%) CSS
11 12 (13.48%) Shell Script
11 12 (13.48%) Unit Testing
11 12 (13.48%) Open Source
12 11 (12.36%) Degree
12 11 (12.36%) Python
13 10 (11.24%) Selenium
13 10 (11.24%) TDD
13 10 (11.24%) Maven
13 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
14 9 (10.11%) SOAP
14 9 (10.11%) Tomcat
15 8 (8.99%) Windows
15 8 (8.99%) Struts
15 8 (8.99%) JUnit
15 8 (8.99%) Scrum
15 8 (8.99%) Migration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (10.11%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.99%) CMS
3 6 (6.74%) WebSphere
4 5 (5.62%) Alfresco
4 5 (5.62%) ArcGIS
5 3 (3.37%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (3.37%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.25%) Apache
6 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.25%) Liferay
7 1 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
7 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.12%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.12%) Simulink
2 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) SaaS
2 2 (2.25%) Force.com
2 2 (2.25%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.12%) PaaS
3 1 (1.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) HTTP
2 5 (5.62%) SSL
3 3 (3.37%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) VPN
3 3 (3.37%) ATM
3 3 (3.37%) SSH
4 2 (2.25%) SMTP
4 2 (2.25%) DNS
4 2 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.12%) IPsec
5 1 (1.12%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) SNMP
5 1 (1.12%) LDAP
5 1 (1.12%) WAN
5 1 (1.12%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.12%) Ethereal
5 1 (1.12%) Network Security
5 1 (1.12%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.12%) snoop
5 1 (1.12%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) MySQL
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.37%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.37%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.12%) DataStage
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.12%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Maven
1 10 (11.24%) Selenium
2 8 (8.99%) JUnit
3 7 (7.87%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.62%) Subversion
4 5 (5.62%) JBehave
5 4 (4.49%) Ant
6 3 (3.37%) JMeter
6 3 (3.37%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (3.37%) JIRA
6 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.37%) Gradle
6 3 (3.37%) Zephyr
7 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.12%) Mockito
8 1 (1.12%) Hamcrest
General
1 6 (6.74%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Publishing
3 3 (3.37%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) German Language
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Military
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (67.42%) Developer
2 42 (47.19%) Java Developer
3 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
3 6 (6.74%) Analyst
4 5 (5.62%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (5.62%) Designer
5 4 (4.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (4.49%) Architect
5 4 (4.49%) Tester
5 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
6 3 (3.37%) Mobile Web Developer
6 3 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.37%) Web Developer
6 3 (3.37%) Consultant
6 3 (3.37%) Software Developer
6 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.37%) Administrator
6 3 (3.37%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (3.37%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (3.37%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.94%) Spring
2 27 (30.34%) Web Services
3 26 (29.21%) Hibernate
4 18 (20.22%) .NET
5 14 (15.73%) J2EE
5 14 (15.73%) XML
5 14 (15.73%) HTML
6 13 (14.61%) CSS
7 9 (10.11%) SOAP
8 8 (8.99%) Struts
8 8 (8.99%) JSON
9 6 (6.74%) jQuery
9 6 (6.74%) RESTful
9 6 (6.74%) HTML5
9 6 (6.74%) Ajax
10 4 (4.49%) VXML
10 4 (4.49%) JMS
10 4 (4.49%) CCXML
10 4 (4.49%) Struts2
10 4 (4.49%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Open Source
2 6 (6.74%) GIS
2 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.62%) Mathematics
3 5 (5.62%) Physics
3 5 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.49%) Data Integration
4 4 (4.49%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.37%) Statistics
5 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.25%) PKI
7 1 (1.12%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) W3C
7 1 (1.12%) iPhone
7 1 (1.12%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.12%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.60%) Linux
2 14 (15.73%) UNIX
3 8 (8.99%) Windows
4 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.37%) Android
5 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) Solaris
7 1 (1.12%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.48%) Unit Testing
3 10 (11.24%) TDD
4 8 (8.99%) Migration
4 8 (8.99%) Scrum
5 7 (7.87%) MVC
5 7 (7.87%) ETL
6 6 (6.74%) OO
6 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.74%) SOA
7 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.49%) Time Management
8 4 (4.49%) BDD
8 4 (4.49%) Web Application Development
8 4 (4.49%) Content Management
8 4 (4.49%) Document Management
8 4 (4.49%) Validation
9 3 (3.37%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.37%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.85%) JavaScript
2 14 (15.73%) SQL
3 12 (13.48%) Shell Script
4 11 (12.36%) Python
5 6 (6.74%) C#
5 6 (6.74%) C++
6 5 (5.62%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.37%) C
8 2 (2.25%) Ruby
8 2 (2.25%) Perl
8 2 (2.25%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) R
9 1 (1.12%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (1.12%) Delphi
9 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.12%) Groovy
9 1 (1.12%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
2 10 (11.24%) Security Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.12%) MCSE
5 1 (1.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.87%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Nagios
1 1 (1.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Oracle
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) ESRI
3 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.49%) IBM
3 4 (4.49%) Sencha
4 3 (3.37%) Talend
4 3 (3.37%) SAP
4 3 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.37%) Google
5 2 (2.25%) hybris
5 2 (2.25%) JBoss
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco
5 2 (2.25%) Nokia
6 1 (1.12%) F5
6 1 (1.12%) Informatica
6 1 (1.12%) Siebel
6 1 (1.12%) Sybase
6 1 (1.12%) Akamai
6 1 (1.12%) Coremetrics
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