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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 21 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 60 44 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.33% 4.77% 4.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.20% 17.19% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 23
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£375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £580 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.40 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.93%
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
229 256 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.96% 27.77% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 109 118
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.18% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £19.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 39 (34.21%) Oracle
2 34 (29.82%) HTML
3 29 (25.44%) Linux
4 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
5 24 (21.05%) Finance
5 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (20.18%) SOA
7 22 (19.30%) Python
8 20 (17.54%) Web Services
8 20 (17.54%) Spring
9 19 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 18 (15.79%) MySQL
10 18 (15.79%) jQuery
11 17 (14.91%) MVC
11 17 (14.91%) CSS
11 17 (14.91%) Data Modelling
11 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
12 16 (14.04%) .NET
12 16 (14.04%) SQL
12 16 (14.04%) Ruby
13 15 (13.16%) J2EE
14 14 (12.28%) XML
14 14 (12.28%) Scrum
15 13 (11.40%) Hibernate
15 13 (11.40%) UNIX
16 12 (10.53%) Apache
16 12 (10.53%) Spring MVC
16 12 (10.53%) TeamCity
17 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (10.53%) Apache
2 11 (9.65%) WebLogic
2 11 (9.65%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.02%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.39%) IIS
5 5 (4.39%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (3.51%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (3.51%) CMS
6 4 (3.51%) JBoss
6 4 (3.51%) MQSeries
6 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.63%) iPlanet
7 3 (2.63%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.63%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (1.75%) JCAPS
8 2 (1.75%) nginx
9 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.88%) Fredhopper
1 1 (0.88%) BigMachines
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) SaaS
2 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.39%) HTTP
2 4 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.51%) SSH
3 3 (2.63%) SSL
3 3 (2.63%) LAN
3 3 (2.63%) WLAN
3 3 (2.63%) WAN
4 2 (1.75%) SNMP
4 2 (1.75%) NFC
5 1 (0.88%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.88%) Skype
5 1 (0.88%) CTI
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.88%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (15.79%) MySQL
3 10 (8.77%) Informix
4 8 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.14%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.63%) DB2
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 17 (14.91%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 11 (9.65%) Jenkins
4 10 (8.77%) Subversion
4 10 (8.77%) Selenium
5 8 (7.02%) Eclipse
6 6 (5.26%) Maven
6 6 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (4.39%) Hudson
8 4 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.51%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.51%) JUnit
9 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.63%) ClearCase
9 3 (2.63%) ClearQuest
9 3 (2.63%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.75%) eggPlant
10 2 (1.75%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 24 (21.05%) Finance
2 19 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.39%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 4 (3.51%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.63%) Back Office
6 2 (1.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Automotive
7 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (40.35%) Developer
2 25 (21.93%) Java Developer
3 21 (18.42%) Architect
4 10 (8.77%) Data Architect
5 7 (6.14%) Software Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Test Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Administrator
6 6 (5.26%) Analyst
7 5 (4.39%) Tester
7 5 (4.39%) Junior
7 5 (4.39%) Junior Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Lead Developer
8 4 (3.51%) QA Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Consultant
9 3 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (29.82%) HTML
2 20 (17.54%) Web Services
2 20 (17.54%) Spring
3 18 (15.79%) jQuery
4 17 (14.91%) CSS
5 16 (14.04%) .NET
6 15 (13.16%) J2EE
7 14 (12.28%) XML
8 13 (11.40%) Hibernate
9 12 (10.53%) Spring MVC
10 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
11 10 (8.77%) Java EE
12 9 (7.89%) Middleware
13 8 (7.02%) EJB
13 8 (7.02%) SOAP
14 7 (6.14%) HTML5
15 6 (5.26%) Ajax
16 5 (4.39%) Spring Web Flow
16 5 (4.39%) WebSphere MQ
16 5 (4.39%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) GIS
1 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.63%) Device Driver
4 3 (2.63%) PKI
5 2 (1.75%) EMV
5 2 (1.75%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.75%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Wiki
6 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.88%) Online Games
6 1 (0.88%) iSeries
6 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.88%) DTV
6 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.44%) Linux
2 13 (11.40%) UNIX
3 8 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.14%) Solaris
5 6 (5.26%) Windows
6 4 (3.51%) Android
7 3 (2.63%) zOS
7 3 (2.63%) AIX
8 1 (0.88%) HPUX
8 1 (0.88%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (20.18%) SOA
3 17 (14.91%) Data Modelling
3 17 (14.91%) MVC
4 14 (12.28%) Scrum
5 11 (9.65%) Software Engineering
6 10 (8.77%) OO
6 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
7 9 (7.89%) TDD
8 7 (6.14%) Project Management
8 7 (6.14%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.14%) Test Automation
8 7 (6.14%) DevOps
9 6 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.26%) OOD
9 6 (5.26%) UML
9 6 (5.26%) Workflow
10 5 (4.39%) Software Testing
10 5 (4.39%) Release Management
10 5 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.93%) JavaScript
2 22 (19.30%) Python
3 16 (14.04%) Ruby
3 16 (14.04%) SQL
4 10 (8.77%) C#
4 10 (8.77%) Perl
4 10 (8.77%) PHP
5 8 (7.02%) C++
6 6 (5.26%) VB
7 5 (4.39%) C
8 3 (2.63%) VBScript
9 2 (1.75%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.88%) ABAP
10 1 (0.88%) XPath
10 1 (0.88%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.88%) COBOL
10 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.14%) Degree
3 3 (2.63%) ISEB
3 3 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.75%) HND
5 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (1.75%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 5 (4.39%) Puppet
2 2 (1.75%) SELinux
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (34.21%) Oracle
2 10 (8.77%) IBM
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.77%) webMethods
3 8 (7.02%) Red Hat
4 6 (5.26%) SAP
4 6 (5.26%) Talend
5 4 (3.51%) Sun
6 3 (2.63%) HP
7 2 (1.75%) BMC
7 2 (1.75%) CA
7 2 (1.75%) Google
7 2 (1.75%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco
8 1 (0.88%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.88%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.88%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.88%) OpenText
8 1 (0.88%) RedDot
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