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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 31 21 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 42 72 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.91% 7.12% 4.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.79% 18.70% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 18
Average daily rate
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£380 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £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 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
266 385 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.11% 38.08% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 199 117
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.64% +92.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.05%) Spring
3 23 (29.49%) Linux
4 20 (25.64%) Web Services
5 19 (24.36%) UNIX
6 18 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 17 (21.79%) .NET
8 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
9 14 (17.95%) Oracle
9 14 (17.95%) SQL
10 13 (16.67%) SOAP
10 13 (16.67%) Degree
11 12 (15.38%) XML
12 10 (12.82%) Python
12 10 (12.82%) TDD
13 9 (11.54%) Windows
13 9 (11.54%) J2EE
13 9 (11.54%) CSS
13 9 (11.54%) Eclipse
13 9 (11.54%) Open Source
14 8 (10.26%) JUnit
14 8 (10.26%) HTML
14 8 (10.26%) C++
14 8 (10.26%) Maven
14 8 (10.26%) Migration
15 7 (8.97%) Scrum
15 7 (8.97%) Selenium
15 7 (8.97%) MySQL
15 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
15 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 6 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.41%) CMS
2 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.41%) Apache
2 5 (6.41%) ArcGIS
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Spatial
4 2 (2.56%) Liferay
4 2 (2.56%) IIS
4 2 (2.56%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.28%) Drupal
5 1 (1.28%) WordPress
5 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.28%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
2 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.28%) Simulink
2 1 (1.28%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.56%) Force.com
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) HTTP
2 5 (6.41%) SSL
3 3 (3.85%) SSH
3 3 (3.85%) Firewall
3 3 (3.85%) Internet
3 3 (3.85%) VPN
3 3 (3.85%) DNS
3 3 (3.85%) ATM
4 2 (2.56%) PuTTY
4 2 (2.56%) WinSCP
4 2 (2.56%) MPLS
4 2 (2.56%) SDH
4 2 (2.56%) SMTP
4 2 (2.56%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.28%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.28%) IPsec
5 1 (1.28%) Ethereal
5 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.28%) Network Security
5 1 (1.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) MySQL
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.56%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.56%) DB2
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.28%) Redis
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Eclipse
2 8 (10.26%) JUnit
2 8 (10.26%) Maven
3 7 (8.97%) Selenium
3 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.97%) JBehave
4 5 (6.41%) Subversion
4 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.13%) Cucumber
5 4 (5.13%) Ant
6 3 (3.85%) JMeter
6 3 (3.85%) JIRA
6 3 (3.85%) Zephyr
6 3 (3.85%) Gradle
7 2 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (2.56%) Toad
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (1.28%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.28%) Mockito
General
1 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Military
3 1 (1.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 50 (64.10%) Developer
2 32 (41.03%) Java Developer
3 5 (6.41%) Analyst
3 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
4 4 (5.13%) Designer
4 4 (5.13%) Software Engineer
4 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
4 4 (5.13%) Architect
5 3 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (3.85%) Administrator
5 3 (3.85%) Scala Developer
6 2 (2.56%) Automation Tester
6 2 (2.56%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (2.56%) Senior Information Analyst
6 2 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (2.56%) Programmer
6 2 (2.56%) Tester
6 2 (2.56%) Web Developer
6 2 (2.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.05%) Spring
2 20 (25.64%) Web Services
3 18 (23.08%) Hibernate
4 17 (21.79%) .NET
5 13 (16.67%) SOAP
6 12 (15.38%) XML
7 9 (11.54%) J2EE
7 9 (11.54%) CSS
8 8 (10.26%) HTML
9 7 (8.97%) JMS
10 5 (6.41%) JSP
10 5 (6.41%) REST
10 5 (6.41%) RESTful
11 4 (5.13%) CCXML
11 4 (5.13%) VXML
11 4 (5.13%) Django
11 4 (5.13%) Ajax
12 3 (3.85%) JSON
12 3 (3.85%) ArcObjects
12 3 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Open Source
2 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.41%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.41%) Physics
3 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.41%) GIS
4 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.85%) PKI
5 3 (3.85%) Statistics
6 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.56%) IPTV
7 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.28%) Tandem
7 1 (1.28%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.28%) iPad
7 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.49%) Linux
2 19 (24.36%) UNIX
3 9 (11.54%) Windows
4 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.56%) Debian
7 1 (1.28%) Android
7 1 (1.28%) FreeBSD
7 1 (1.28%) Solaris
7 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.82%) TDD
3 8 (10.26%) Migration
4 7 (8.97%) Scrum
4 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
4 7 (8.97%) BDD
5 6 (7.69%) ETL
5 6 (7.69%) OO
5 6 (7.69%) MVC
5 6 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
6 5 (6.41%) Test Automation
7 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.13%) CRM
7 4 (5.13%) SOA
7 4 (5.13%) Kanban
7 4 (5.13%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.13%) Validation
8 3 (3.85%) Pair Programming
8 3 (3.85%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
2 14 (17.95%) SQL
3 10 (12.82%) Python
4 8 (10.26%) C++
5 7 (8.97%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.69%) C#
7 4 (5.13%) C
8 3 (3.85%) PHP
8 3 (3.85%) Scala
9 2 (2.56%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.56%) Perl
9 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.56%) PHP5
9 2 (2.56%) Ruby
10 1 (1.28%) XAML
10 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.28%) AWK
10 1 (1.28%) XPath
10 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.56%) CISSP
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.28%) MCTS
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
5 1 (1.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Oracle
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.41%) ESRI
3 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.13%) Alterian
5 2 (2.56%) Talend
5 2 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.56%) Cisco
5 2 (2.56%) IBM
5 2 (2.56%) BEA
5 2 (2.56%) Nokia
5 2 (2.56%) MetaSolv
5 2 (2.56%) SAP
5 2 (2.56%) Zend
5 2 (2.56%) Cramer
6 1 (1.28%) SolidWorks
6 1 (1.28%) Cadence
6 1 (1.28%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.28%) Sybase
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 days ago