The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 10 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing Java 72 78 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.03% 8.31% 7.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.51% 26.00% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 61 40
Median daily rate £475 £450 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £365 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +13.33%

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
236 300 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.87% 31.95% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 210 151
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 3
Median hourly rate £16.31 £39.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.43% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £16.03 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £55.55 £44.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Java.

1 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.25%) JavaScript
3 29 (27.36%) Security Cleared
4 28 (26.42%) Hadoop
5 27 (25.47%) Git (software)
6 26 (24.53%) Spring
6 26 (24.53%) Oracle
7 25 (23.58%) SQL
8 24 (22.64%) Python
8 24 (22.64%) SC Cleared
9 21 (19.81%) TDD
10 20 (18.87%) Unix
10 20 (18.87%) Linux
11 19 (17.92%) Finance
11 19 (17.92%) DevOps
12 18 (16.98%) Jenkins
13 17 (16.04%) Big Data
13 17 (16.04%) Hibernate
13 17 (16.04%) JUnit
14 16 (15.09%) Web Services
15 15 (14.15%) HTML
15 15 (14.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (14.15%) Scala
15 15 (14.15%) Bash Shell
15 15 (14.15%) Apache Spark
16 14 (13.21%) Open Source
16 14 (13.21%) NoSQL
16 14 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (13.21%) CSS
17 13 (12.26%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (14.15%) Apache Spark
2 11 (10.38%) Apache
2 11 (10.38%) JBoss
3 10 (9.43%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.66%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (3.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (3.77%) Confluence
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (2.83%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.89%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.89%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.94%) CMS
9 1 (0.94%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.94%) Mule
9 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.94%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.94%) Sonata
2 1 (0.94%) Sprinklr
2 1 (0.94%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.94%) GitHub
3 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) SSH
2 11 (10.38%) HTTP
2 11 (10.38%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.43%) ICMP
4 5 (4.72%) LTE
5 4 (3.77%) GSM
5 4 (3.77%) HSPA
5 4 (3.77%) WCDMA
6 1 (0.94%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.94%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (26.42%) Hadoop
2 17 (16.04%) Big Data
3 14 (13.21%) NoSQL
4 12 (11.32%) Apache Hive
5 11 (10.38%) HBase
6 8 (7.55%) Impala
6 8 (7.55%) Sqoop
7 6 (5.66%) DB2
8 5 (4.72%) GIS
8 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
8 5 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
9 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.83%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (2.83%) MySQL
10 3 (2.83%) Neo4j
10 3 (2.83%) OrientDB
10 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (25.47%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.98%) Jenkins
3 17 (16.04%) JUnit
4 12 (11.32%) Maven
5 9 (8.49%) SoapUI
6 8 (7.55%) JIRA
7 6 (5.66%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.66%) Eclipse
7 6 (5.66%) TeamCity
8 5 (4.72%) Android Studio
8 5 (4.72%) Selenium
8 5 (4.72%) Subversion
8 5 (4.72%) Xcode
9 3 (2.83%) JMeter
9 3 (2.83%) Mockito
9 3 (2.83%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.89%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.89%) Gradle
10 2 (1.89%) JBehave
General
1 19 (17.92%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.60%) Marketing
4 5 (4.72%) Publishing
5 2 (1.89%) Retail
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Electronics
6 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (48.11%) Developer
2 34 (32.08%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.21%) Consultant
4 13 (12.26%) Java Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (10.38%) Architect
7 10 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (8.49%) Analyst
8 9 (8.49%) Hadoop Consultant
9 8 (7.55%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Java Consultant
10 7 (6.60%) Python Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (5.66%) Big Data Engineer
11 6 (5.66%) Data Engineer
11 6 (5.66%) DevOps Consultant
11 6 (5.66%) JavaScript Engineer
12 5 (4.72%) Hadoop Engineer
12 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared Java Developer
12 5 (4.72%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (24.53%) Spring
2 17 (16.04%) Hibernate
3 16 (15.09%) Web Services
4 15 (14.15%) HTML
5 14 (13.21%) CSS
6 12 (11.32%) REST
7 11 (10.38%) SOAP
8 10 (9.43%) Java EE
8 10 (9.43%) jQuery
9 9 (8.49%) XML
10 8 (7.55%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.60%) Spring MVC
12 6 (5.66%) J2EE
12 6 (5.66%) JSON
13 5 (4.72%) Apache Camel
13 5 (4.72%) EJB
13 5 (4.72%) HTML5
13 5 (4.72%) JPA
14 4 (3.77%) Kafka
14 4 (3.77%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.83%) Credit Risk
2 3 (2.83%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (2.83%) Wiki
3 2 (1.89%) Blog
3 2 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.94%) Handset
4 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.94%) Robotics
4 1 (0.94%) Social Media
4 1 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.87%) Linux
1 20 (18.87%) Unix
2 15 (14.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (12.26%) CentOS
3 13 (12.26%) Debian
3 13 (12.26%) Ubuntu
4 7 (6.60%) Android
5 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.81%) TDD
3 19 (17.92%) DevOps
4 14 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (13.21%) Open Source
5 13 (12.26%) Prototyping
5 13 (12.26%) Scrum
6 11 (10.38%) BDD
6 11 (10.38%) MapReduce
7 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.55%) MVC
8 8 (7.55%) SOA
8 8 (7.55%) UML
8 8 (7.55%) Unit Testing
9 7 (6.60%) Project Management
9 7 (6.60%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.60%) User Stories
9 7 (6.60%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.66%) Analytics
10 6 (5.66%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 31 (29.25%) JavaScript
2 25 (23.58%) SQL
3 24 (22.64%) Python
4 15 (14.15%) Bash Shell
4 15 (14.15%) Scala
5 10 (9.43%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.72%) Apple Swift
6 5 (4.72%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.83%) C
8 2 (1.89%) Ruby
8 2 (1.89%) VB
9 1 (0.94%) C++
9 1 (0.94%) Go
9 1 (0.94%) Groovy
9 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (27.36%) Security Cleared
2 24 (22.64%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) Degree
4 4 (3.77%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.94%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.49%) HDFS
2 3 (2.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (2.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) Ansible
1 13 (12.26%) SELinux
2 8 (7.55%) Oozie
3 6 (5.66%) Puppet
4 3 (2.83%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.94%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.94%) Rancher
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Oracle
2 6 (5.66%) Hortonworks
2 6 (5.66%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (4.72%) Ab Initio
4 4 (3.77%) Adobe
4 4 (3.77%) Apple
5 3 (2.83%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.83%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.89%) IBM
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.89%) SAP
6 2 (1.89%) Talend
7 1 (0.94%) Alterian
7 1 (0.94%) Facebook
7 1 (0.94%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.94%) hybris
7 1 (0.94%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.94%) Pega
7 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.94%) Twitter