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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 27 22 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs citing Java 40 66 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.56% 6.60% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.98% 18.08% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £528 £515
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%
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
267 365 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.41% 36.50% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 173 126
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £32.30 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 32 (38.55%) Spring
2 26 (31.33%) Web Services
3 22 (26.51%) Linux
4 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (22.89%) Hibernate
6 18 (21.69%) .NET
7 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
7 15 (18.07%) UNIX
8 14 (16.87%) Oracle
9 13 (15.66%) HTML
9 13 (15.66%) XML
10 12 (14.46%) SQL
10 12 (14.46%) CSS
11 11 (13.25%) J2EE
11 11 (13.25%) Eclipse
11 11 (13.25%) Shell Script
11 11 (13.25%) Degree
12 10 (12.05%) TDD
12 10 (12.05%) Python
12 10 (12.05%) SOAP
12 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
13 9 (10.84%) Open Source
13 9 (10.84%) Windows
13 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
14 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
15 7 (8.43%) Selenium
15 7 (8.43%) Maven
15 7 (8.43%) CMS
15 7 (8.43%) OO
15 7 (8.43%) Tomcat

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (8.43%) CMS
1 7 (8.43%) Tomcat
2 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.02%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (3.61%) Apache
4 2 (2.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.41%) Liferay
4 2 (2.41%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) MS Project
2 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
2 1 (1.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) SaaS
2 2 (2.41%) Force.com
2 2 (2.41%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.20%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.23%) HTTP
2 4 (4.82%) SSL
3 3 (3.61%) SSH
3 3 (3.61%) ATM
3 3 (3.61%) VPN
3 3 (3.61%) Firewall
4 2 (2.41%) DNS
4 2 (2.41%) SMTP
4 2 (2.41%) Internet
5 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.20%) tcpdump
5 1 (1.20%) snoop
5 1 (1.20%) Network Security
5 1 (1.20%) Ethereal
5 1 (1.20%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.20%) IPsec
5 1 (1.20%) LDAP
5 1 (1.20%) WAN
5 1 (1.20%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) MySQL
2 6 (7.23%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.61%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.61%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.41%) DB2
6 2 (2.41%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.20%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.20%) Voldemort
7 1 (1.20%) BigTable
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.20%) Redis
7 1 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.20%) Triplestore
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Eclipse
2 7 (8.43%) Selenium
2 7 (8.43%) Maven
2 7 (8.43%) JUnit
3 6 (7.23%) Subversion
3 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.23%) JBehave
4 4 (4.82%) Ant
4 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.61%) Gradle
5 3 (3.61%) Zephyr
5 3 (3.61%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (3.61%) JIRA
5 3 (3.61%) JMeter
6 1 (1.20%) Trac
6 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.20%) Mockito
6 1 (1.20%) Hamcrest
General
1 3 (3.61%) Finance
1 3 (3.61%) Publishing
2 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) German Language
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (68.67%) Developer
2 37 (44.58%) Java Developer
3 7 (8.43%) Senior Developer
4 6 (7.23%) Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Designer
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Architect
7 3 (3.61%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Administrator
8 2 (2.41%) Programmer
8 2 (2.41%) Tester
8 2 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.41%) Consultant
8 2 (2.41%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (38.55%) Spring
2 26 (31.33%) Web Services
3 19 (22.89%) Hibernate
4 18 (21.69%) .NET
5 13 (15.66%) HTML
5 13 (15.66%) XML
6 12 (14.46%) CSS
7 11 (13.25%) J2EE
8 10 (12.05%) SOAP
9 6 (7.23%) Struts
9 6 (7.23%) JSON
10 5 (6.02%) HTML5
10 5 (6.02%) RESTful
10 5 (6.02%) Ajax
10 5 (6.02%) jQuery
10 5 (6.02%) JSP
11 4 (4.82%) VXML
11 4 (4.82%) JMS
11 4 (4.82%) Django
11 4 (4.82%) CCXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Open Source
2 6 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.02%) Physics
3 5 (6.02%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.02%) GIS
4 4 (4.82%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.61%) PKI
5 3 (3.61%) Smartphone
5 3 (3.61%) Statistics
5 3 (3.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.20%) iPad
7 1 (1.20%) iPhone
7 1 (1.20%) iSeries
7 1 (1.20%) Semantic Web
7 1 (1.20%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Linux
2 15 (18.07%) UNIX
3 9 (10.84%) Windows
4 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.61%) Android
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.20%) Debian
7 1 (1.20%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.20%) Solaris
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.05%) TDD
3 9 (10.84%) Unit Testing
4 7 (8.43%) OO
4 7 (8.43%) ETL
5 6 (7.23%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.23%) Scrum
5 6 (7.23%) Migration
6 5 (6.02%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.02%) MVC
7 4 (4.82%) Regression Testing
7 4 (4.82%) Validation
7 4 (4.82%) Test Automation
7 4 (4.82%) BDD
8 3 (3.61%) Analytics
8 3 (3.61%) Web Application Development
8 3 (3.61%) Functional Testing
8 3 (3.61%) Android Development
8 3 (3.61%) Data Validation
8 3 (3.61%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
2 12 (14.46%) SQL
3 11 (13.25%) Shell Script
4 10 (12.05%) Python
5 7 (8.43%) C#
5 7 (8.43%) C++
6 4 (4.82%) C
6 4 (4.82%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.41%) Perl
7 2 (2.41%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.20%) Google Apps Script
8 1 (1.20%) R
8 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.20%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.20%) PHP5
8 1 (1.20%) Groovy
8 1 (1.20%) XPath
8 1 (1.20%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) XAML
8 1 (1.20%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Degree
2 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
3 8 (9.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) CISSP
5 1 (1.20%) MCSE
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) Oracle
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.02%) ESRI
4 4 (4.82%) IBM
4 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.82%) Alterian
5 3 (3.61%) Talend
5 3 (3.61%) Sencha
5 3 (3.61%) Google
5 3 (3.61%) SAP
5 3 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco
6 2 (2.41%) Nokia
6 2 (2.41%) hybris
7 1 (1.20%) F5
7 1 (1.20%) Akamai
7 1 (1.20%) Zend
7 1 (1.20%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.20%) Coremetrics
7 1 (1.20%) Endeca
Reading, Berkshire
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