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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 29 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 51 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.08% 4.55% 5.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.36% 16.05% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 24
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£400 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
332 299 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.10% 28.37% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 174 110
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 30 (26.32%) HTML
2 26 (22.81%) Linux
3 25 (21.93%) Oracle
4 24 (21.05%) SOA
4 24 (21.05%) Finance
5 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 17 (14.91%) Apache
8 16 (14.04%) Scrum
8 16 (14.04%) .NET
8 16 (14.04%) Web Services
9 15 (13.16%) Tomcat
9 15 (13.16%) Spring
10 13 (11.40%) Data Modelling
10 13 (11.40%) UNIX
10 13 (11.40%) J2EE
11 12 (10.53%) MySQL
11 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 12 (10.53%) SQL
11 12 (10.53%) WebLogic
12 11 (9.65%) PHP
12 11 (9.65%) Eclipse
12 11 (9.65%) Middleware
12 11 (9.65%) TDD
12 11 (9.65%) Selenium
12 11 (9.65%) jQuery
13 10 (8.77%) Ruby
13 10 (8.77%) WebSphere
13 10 (8.77%) C#
13 10 (8.77%) JUnit

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 17 (14.91%) Apache
2 15 (13.16%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.53%) WebLogic
4 10 (8.77%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.14%) JBoss
6 6 (5.26%) IIS
7 5 (4.39%) NetWeaver
7 5 (4.39%) MQSeries
8 4 (3.51%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.51%) iPlanet
8 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.63%) JCAPS
9 3 (2.63%) CMS
10 2 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.88%) Node.js
11 1 (0.88%) Liferay
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.26%) HTTP
3 5 (4.39%) SSL
3 5 (4.39%) SSH
4 2 (1.75%) NFC
5 1 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.88%) Skype
5 1 (0.88%) FTP
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) CTI
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.53%) MySQL
1 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.02%) Informix
3 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.14%) DB2
4 5 (4.39%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.88%) SQLite
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Eclipse
1 11 (9.65%) Selenium
2 10 (8.77%) JUnit
2 10 (8.77%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.02%) Maven
3 8 (7.02%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.26%) Subversion
4 6 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.39%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.39%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (2.63%) JBehave
7 2 (1.75%) JIRA
7 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.75%) JMeter
7 2 (1.75%) eggPlant
7 2 (1.75%) Zephyr
7 2 (1.75%) Hudson
7 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (21.05%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.63%) Back Office
6 2 (1.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.88%) Games
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (29.82%) Developer
2 31 (27.19%) Architect
3 17 (14.91%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.02%) Technical Architect
4 8 (7.02%) Data Architect
4 8 (7.02%) Administrator
5 7 (6.14%) Test Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.26%) Consultant
7 5 (4.39%) Tester
7 5 (4.39%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.39%) QA Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 4 (3.51%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (3.51%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Administrator
8 4 (3.51%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (2.63%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.32%) HTML
2 16 (14.04%) .NET
2 16 (14.04%) Web Services
3 15 (13.16%) Spring
4 13 (11.40%) J2EE
5 11 (9.65%) Middleware
5 11 (9.65%) jQuery
6 10 (8.77%) XML
6 10 (8.77%) CSS
7 9 (7.89%) SOAP
8 8 (7.02%) HTML5
9 7 (6.14%) Struts2
9 7 (6.14%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (6.14%) Struts
9 7 (6.14%) Hibernate
10 6 (5.26%) Apache CXF
11 5 (4.39%) REST
11 5 (4.39%) Apache Camel
11 5 (4.39%) AngularJS
11 5 (4.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.02%) GIS
2 5 (4.39%) Open Source
2 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.51%) PKI
3 4 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.75%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.75%) EMV
5 2 (1.75%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
5 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.88%) AS400
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.81%) Linux
2 13 (11.40%) UNIX
3 9 (7.89%) Solaris
3 9 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (7.02%) Windows
5 6 (5.26%) Android
6 4 (3.51%) AIX
6 4 (3.51%) zOS
7 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.88%) HPUX
8 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.88%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) SOA
2 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.04%) Scrum
4 13 (11.40%) Data Modelling
5 11 (9.65%) TDD
6 10 (8.77%) Test Automation
7 9 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (7.02%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.02%) MVC
8 8 (7.02%) People Management
8 8 (7.02%) Process Architecture
8 8 (7.02%) BDD
9 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
9 7 (6.14%) Kanban
9 7 (6.14%) Unit Testing
10 6 (5.26%) Release Management
10 6 (5.26%) DevOps
11 5 (4.39%) Analytics
11 5 (4.39%) Service Management
11 5 (4.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (10.53%) SQL
3 11 (9.65%) PHP
4 10 (8.77%) Ruby
4 10 (8.77%) C#
5 8 (7.02%) C++
6 7 (6.14%) Python
7 5 (4.39%) C
7 5 (4.39%) ABAP
8 3 (2.63%) Perl
8 3 (2.63%) VBScript
8 3 (2.63%) VB
9 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.88%) COBOL
10 1 (0.88%) XPath
10 1 (0.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) ISEB
3 4 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.63%) HND
4 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Puppet
2 2 (1.75%) SELinux
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (21.93%) Oracle
2 9 (7.89%) SAP
3 8 (7.02%) webMethods
3 8 (7.02%) Red Hat
3 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.39%) Talend
4 5 (4.39%) Sun
5 4 (3.51%) IBM
6 3 (2.63%) Google
7 2 (1.75%) HP
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco
8 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.88%) Adobe
8 1 (0.88%) Symantec
8 1 (0.88%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.88%) Citrix
8 1 (0.88%) Genesys
8 1 (0.88%) BMC
8 1 (0.88%) CA
8 1 (0.88%) Coremetrics
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