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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 26 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 50 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.57% 4.31% 4.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.30% 15.03% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 19
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£375 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £222 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £490
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 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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
289 286 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.18% 28.66% 28.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 146 109
Average daily rate £375 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 31 (29.25%) HTML
2 29 (27.36%) Linux
3 27 (25.47%) Oracle
4 26 (24.53%) Finance
5 23 (21.70%) SOA
6 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
6 18 (16.98%) Apache
7 16 (15.09%) .NET
7 16 (15.09%) Web Services
7 16 (15.09%) Telecoms
8 15 (14.15%) J2EE
8 15 (14.15%) Tomcat
9 14 (13.21%) UNIX
9 14 (13.21%) Data Modelling
9 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
9 14 (13.21%) Spring
10 13 (12.26%) MySQL
10 13 (12.26%) PHP
10 13 (12.26%) SQL
10 13 (12.26%) WebLogic
10 13 (12.26%) Middleware
11 12 (11.32%) XML
11 12 (11.32%) Python
12 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
12 11 (10.38%) Ruby
12 11 (10.38%) jQuery
13 10 (9.43%) Selenium
13 10 (9.43%) Unit Testing
13 10 (9.43%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 18 (16.98%) Apache
2 15 (14.15%) Tomcat
3 13 (12.26%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.49%) WebSphere
5 7 (6.60%) JBoss
6 6 (5.66%) IIS
7 5 (4.72%) MQSeries
7 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
7 5 (4.72%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Portal
8 4 (3.77%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (3.77%) CMS
8 4 (3.77%) iPlanet
9 3 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.83%) JCAPS
9 3 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.94%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.94%) nginx
11 1 (0.94%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.66%) HTTP
3 5 (4.72%) SSL
3 5 (4.72%) SSH
4 3 (2.83%) LAN
4 3 (2.83%) WLAN
4 3 (2.83%) WAN
5 2 (1.89%) NFC
5 2 (1.89%) SNMP
6 1 (0.94%) CTI
6 1 (0.94%) VPN
6 1 (0.94%) FTP
6 1 (0.94%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco ICM
6 1 (0.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.26%) MySQL
3 8 (7.55%) Informix
4 7 (6.60%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.83%) DB2
5 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.94%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Selenium
1 10 (9.43%) Eclipse
2 9 (8.49%) JUnit
2 9 (8.49%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.49%) Jenkins
3 8 (7.55%) Maven
4 6 (5.66%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (5.66%) Subversion
5 5 (4.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.72%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.77%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.89%) JBehave
8 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.89%) eggPlant
8 2 (1.89%) Zephyr
8 2 (1.89%) JIRA
8 2 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.89%) JMeter
9 1 (0.94%) ClearQuest
General
1 26 (24.53%) Finance
2 16 (15.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.77%) Spanish Language
3 4 (3.77%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Back Office
4 3 (2.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.94%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Automotive
5 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (34.91%) Developer
2 24 (22.64%) Architect
3 20 (18.87%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.55%) Data Architect
4 8 (7.55%) Administrator
5 6 (5.66%) Test Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Lead Developer
6 5 (4.72%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) QA Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (3.77%) Junior Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.77%) Tester
7 4 (3.77%) Junior
7 4 (3.77%) Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.77%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.83%) Web Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.25%) HTML
2 16 (15.09%) .NET
2 16 (15.09%) Web Services
3 15 (14.15%) J2EE
4 14 (13.21%) Spring
5 13 (12.26%) Middleware
6 12 (11.32%) XML
7 11 (10.38%) jQuery
8 10 (9.43%) CSS
9 8 (7.55%) Hibernate
9 8 (7.55%) SOAP
10 7 (6.60%) HTML5
11 6 (5.66%) Struts2
11 6 (5.66%) Application Packaging
11 6 (5.66%) Apache CXF
11 6 (5.66%) Ajax
11 6 (5.66%) Struts
11 6 (5.66%) WebSphere MQ
12 5 (4.72%) XHTML
12 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.72%) PKI
3 4 (3.77%) GIS
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.83%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.89%) CMDB
5 2 (1.89%) EMV
5 2 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.89%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.94%) AS400
6 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.94%) IVR
6 1 (0.94%) iSeries
6 1 (0.94%) Online Games
6 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.94%) PDA
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.36%) Linux
2 14 (13.21%) UNIX
3 10 (9.43%) Solaris
4 9 (8.49%) Windows
5 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (4.72%) Android
7 4 (3.77%) AIX
7 4 (3.77%) zOS
8 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.94%) HPUX
8 1 (0.94%) CentOS
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) SOA
2 18 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.21%) Data Modelling
4 10 (9.43%) Unit Testing
4 10 (9.43%) Scrum
5 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering
6 8 (7.55%) Test Automation
6 8 (7.55%) MVC
7 7 (6.60%) Service Delivery
7 7 (6.60%) OO
7 7 (6.60%) Release Management
8 6 (5.66%) Workflow
8 6 (5.66%) Project Management
9 5 (4.72%) Service Management
9 5 (4.72%) TDD
9 5 (4.72%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.72%) Analytics
9 5 (4.72%) Open Source
9 5 (4.72%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
2 13 (12.26%) PHP
2 13 (12.26%) SQL
3 12 (11.32%) Python
4 11 (10.38%) Ruby
5 9 (8.49%) C#
5 9 (8.49%) C++
6 6 (5.66%) VB
6 6 (5.66%) Perl
7 5 (4.72%) C
8 3 (2.83%) VBScript
9 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.94%) ABAP
10 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.94%) COBOL
10 1 (0.94%) VB6
10 1 (0.94%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.94%) XPath
10 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.55%) Degree
3 4 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (3.77%) ISEB
4 3 (2.83%) HND
4 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO 8583
2 2 (1.89%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) SELinux
2 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.94%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (25.47%) Oracle
2 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.55%) IBM
3 8 (7.55%) webMethods
4 7 (6.60%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.66%) Talend
5 6 (5.66%) Sun
6 5 (4.72%) SAP
7 3 (2.83%) HP
8 2 (1.89%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.89%) Google
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco
8 2 (1.89%) BMC
8 2 (1.89%) CA
9 1 (0.94%) Symantec
9 1 (0.94%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.94%) Citrix
9 1 (0.94%) Genesys
9 1 (0.94%) Adobe
9 1 (0.94%) Endeca
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago