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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 25 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 69 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.71% 5.54% 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.79% 16.47% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 33 38
Average daily rate £425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.43% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-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
290 334 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.18% 33.64% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 222 171
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.00% +120.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 70 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.26%) SQL
2 46 (30.26%) Linux
3 43 (28.29%) Web Services
3 43 (28.29%) JavaScript
4 39 (25.66%) Security Cleared
5 36 (23.68%) Python
6 35 (23.03%) DevOps
7 34 (22.37%) SC Cleared
8 31 (20.39%) RESTful
8 31 (20.39%) Maven
9 28 (18.42%) Oracle
10 27 (17.76%) XML
10 27 (17.76%) Spring
10 27 (17.76%) Jenkins
11 26 (17.11%) REST
11 26 (17.11%) Bash Shell
12 24 (15.79%) Big Data
13 23 (15.13%) PL/SQL
13 23 (15.13%) CSS
14 22 (14.47%) Ansible
15 21 (13.82%) Puppet
15 21 (13.82%) C#
15 21 (13.82%) .NET
16 20 (13.16%) SOAP
16 20 (13.16%) JBoss
16 20 (13.16%) TDD
17 19 (12.50%) Hibernate
17 19 (12.50%) Windows
17 19 (12.50%) CentOS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 20 (13.16%) JBoss
2 17 (11.18%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (11.18%) Node.js
3 10 (6.58%) IIS
4 9 (5.92%) Tomcat
5 8 (5.26%) Apache
6 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.29%) Drupal
7 5 (3.29%) Joomla!
7 5 (3.29%) WordPress
8 3 (1.97%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.97%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.32%) CMS
9 2 (1.32%) nginx
9 2 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.66%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.66%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.66%) Confluence
10 1 (0.66%) Mule
10 1 (0.66%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.66%) Magento
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.26%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.66%) Boomi
3 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.66%) Office 365
3 1 (0.66%) Scribe Online
3 1 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.89%) HTTP
2 7 (4.61%) Internet
3 6 (3.95%) SSL
4 5 (3.29%) DNS
4 5 (3.29%) Network Security
4 5 (3.29%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.63%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.97%) Firewall
6 3 (1.97%) SSH
7 2 (1.32%) VPN
7 2 (1.32%) Wireless
8 1 (0.66%) 802.15
8 1 (0.66%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.66%) DMZ
8 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.66%) IPsec
8 1 (0.66%) LAN
8 1 (0.66%) WAN
8 1 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.66%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.79%) Big Data
2 10 (6.58%) NoSQL
3 9 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (5.92%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.92%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.26%) MySQL
4 8 (5.26%) Riak
5 7 (4.61%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.29%) Datazen
6 5 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.29%) RDBMS
6 5 (3.29%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.63%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.97%) GIS
8 3 (1.97%) HBase
9 2 (1.32%) DB2
10 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 31 (20.39%) Maven
2 27 (17.76%) Jenkins
3 16 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.55%) SoapUI
5 12 (7.89%) Eclipse
5 12 (7.89%) Selenium
6 11 (7.24%) JUnit
7 10 (6.58%) Ant
7 10 (6.58%) Cucumber
7 10 (6.58%) Visual Studio
8 7 (4.61%) Hudson
9 6 (3.95%) Subversion
9 6 (3.95%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.29%) Fiddler
10 5 (3.29%) JIRA
11 4 (2.63%) JMeter
11 4 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.97%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.97%) Checkstyle
12 3 (1.97%) Liquibase
General
1 10 (6.58%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.61%) Finance
3 5 (3.29%) Marketing
4 3 (1.97%) German Language
5 2 (1.32%) Electronics
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
6 1 (0.66%) Advertising
6 1 (0.66%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (45.39%) Developer
2 50 (32.89%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.47%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (11.84%) Senior Developer
5 14 (9.21%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (9.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (8.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 11 (7.24%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 10 (6.58%) Consultant
9 9 (5.92%) Linux Developer
9 9 (5.92%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Analyst
10 8 (5.26%) Architect
10 8 (5.26%) Big Data Developer
10 8 (5.26%) Test Analyst
11 7 (4.61%) AWS Engineer
11 7 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (4.61%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 7 (4.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (28.29%) Web Services
2 31 (20.39%) RESTful
3 27 (17.76%) Spring
3 27 (17.76%) XML
4 26 (17.11%) REST
5 23 (15.13%) CSS
6 21 (13.82%) .NET
7 20 (13.16%) SOAP
8 19 (12.50%) Hibernate
9 17 (11.18%) HTML
10 16 (10.53%) Java EE
11 13 (8.55%) ELK Stack
11 13 (8.55%) Sensu
12 11 (7.24%) J2EE
13 10 (6.58%) ADO.NET
13 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET
14 9 (5.92%) .NET Framework
14 9 (5.92%) Ajax
14 9 (5.92%) JSON
15 8 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.24%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.95%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.29%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.29%) PKI
4 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.63%) Cryptography
5 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.32%) W3C
7 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.66%) FMCG
7 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 46 (30.26%) Linux
2 19 (12.50%) CentOS
2 19 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (12.50%) Windows
3 14 (9.21%) Unix
4 13 (8.55%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.32%) AIX
6 1 (0.66%) HPUX
6 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.66%) SUSE
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (46.05%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (23.03%) DevOps
3 20 (13.16%) TDD
4 19 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 18 (11.84%) Software Engineering
6 16 (10.53%) MVC
6 16 (10.53%) Scrum
7 15 (9.87%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (5.92%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.92%) Secure Coding
8 9 (5.92%) Waterfall
8 9 (5.92%) Web Development
9 8 (5.26%) BDD
9 8 (5.26%) Open Source
9 8 (5.26%) Use Case
10 7 (4.61%) Business Continuity
10 7 (4.61%) Document Management
10 7 (4.61%) Functional Testing
10 7 (4.61%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.26%) SQL
2 43 (28.29%) JavaScript
3 36 (23.68%) Python
4 26 (17.11%) Bash Shell
5 23 (15.13%) PL/SQL
6 21 (13.82%) C#
7 18 (11.84%) Ruby
8 11 (7.24%) PHP
9 10 (6.58%) C++
9 10 (6.58%) T-SQL
10 9 (5.92%) C
10 9 (5.92%) VB.NET
11 7 (4.61%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.29%) R
12 5 (3.29%) Scala
13 4 (2.63%) Perl
13 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.63%) VB
13 4 (2.63%) VB6
14 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (25.66%) Security Cleared
2 34 (22.37%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.87%) Degree
4 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.29%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.97%) MCITP
6 3 (1.97%) MCSD
6 3 (1.97%) MCSE
6 3 (1.97%) MCTS
7 2 (1.32%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.61%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) QA
System Software
1 11 (7.24%) Docker
2 5 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.63%) vSphere
4 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.66%) KVM
5 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (14.47%) Ansible
2 21 (13.82%) Puppet
3 15 (9.87%) Graphite
4 13 (8.55%) logstash
4 13 (8.55%) Terraform
5 9 (5.92%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.32%) Kibana
7 2 (1.32%) Mesos
7 2 (1.32%) Nagios
7 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.32%) Rsyslog
8 1 (0.66%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.66%) SELinux
8 1 (0.66%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 28 (18.42%) Oracle
2 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.95%) VMware
4 4 (2.63%) ATG
4 4 (2.63%) HP
4 4 (2.63%) hybris
5 3 (1.97%) LANDesk
5 3 (1.97%) Remedy
6 2 (1.32%) SAP
6 2 (1.32%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.32%) Talend
7 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.66%) Concur
7 1 (0.66%) Dell
7 1 (0.66%) F5
7 1 (0.66%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.66%) Pega
7 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.66%) SmartCo
7 1 (0.66%) Sybase
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago