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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 6 9 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Contract jobs citing Java 92 95 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.90% 9.36% 6.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.82% 29.60% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 73 35
Median daily rate £475 £448 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £352 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.26% +10.50%

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
220 321 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.86% 31.63% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 219 155
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £44.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +2.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 42 (32.31%) JavaScript
2 41 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (28.46%) Security Cleared
4 35 (26.92%) Hadoop
5 34 (26.15%) Python
6 31 (23.85%) Git (software)
7 30 (23.08%) SQL
8 29 (22.31%) Linux
9 28 (21.54%) Unix
9 28 (21.54%) SC Cleared
10 26 (20.00%) Big Data
11 25 (19.23%) Finance
12 23 (17.69%) Oracle
12 23 (17.69%) Spring
13 22 (16.92%) DevOps
14 21 (16.15%) Bash Shell
14 21 (16.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (15.38%) CentOS
15 20 (15.38%) SSH
15 20 (15.38%) TDD
15 20 (15.38%) Ubuntu
15 20 (15.38%) Debian
15 20 (15.38%) SELinux
16 18 (13.85%) Apache Spark
16 18 (13.85%) Scala
17 17 (13.08%) Ansible
17 17 (13.08%) Prototyping
18 16 (12.31%) Open Source
18 16 (12.31%) NoSQL
18 16 (12.31%) Hibernate

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 18 (13.85%) Apache Spark
2 12 (9.23%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.69%) JBoss
4 9 (6.92%) Apache
5 5 (3.85%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (3.08%) Oracle Spatial
7 3 (2.31%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.31%) Confluence
7 3 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.54%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle BPEL
8 2 (1.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.77%) CMS
9 1 (0.77%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.77%) Mule
9 1 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Maximo
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.77%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.77%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.38%) SSH
2 16 (12.31%) TCP/IP
3 15 (11.54%) HTTP
3 15 (11.54%) ICMP
4 6 (4.62%) LTE
5 5 (3.85%) GSM
5 5 (3.85%) HSPA
5 5 (3.85%) WCDMA
6 3 (2.31%) RFID
7 1 (0.77%) Firewall
7 1 (0.77%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (26.92%) Hadoop
2 26 (20.00%) Big Data
3 16 (12.31%) NoSQL
4 14 (10.77%) Apache Hive
5 13 (10.00%) HBase
6 11 (8.46%) Impala
6 11 (8.46%) Sqoop
7 9 (6.92%) DB2
8 7 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.85%) Oracle Database
10 4 (3.08%) GIS
10 4 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (2.31%) Apache Accumulo
11 3 (2.31%) MongoDB
11 3 (2.31%) Neo4j
11 3 (2.31%) OrientDB
11 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.77%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 31 (23.85%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.31%) JUnit
3 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 13 (10.00%) Maven
4 9 (6.92%) JIRA
5 7 (5.38%) Selenium
6 6 (4.62%) Android Studio
6 6 (4.62%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.62%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.62%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.62%) Xcode
7 5 (3.85%) JMeter
7 5 (3.85%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.08%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.31%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.31%) Subversion
9 3 (2.31%) TestDirector
10 2 (1.54%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.54%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 25 (19.23%) Finance
2 9 (6.92%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.38%) Marketing
4 5 (3.85%) Publishing
5 2 (1.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
6 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (48.46%) Developer
2 39 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.08%) Java Engineer
4 16 (12.31%) Consultant
5 14 (10.77%) Architect
6 13 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 12 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 11 (8.46%) Hadoop Consultant
9 9 (6.92%) Analyst
9 9 (6.92%) Java Consultant
9 9 (6.92%) JavaScript Engineer
9 9 (6.92%) Python Developer
10 8 (6.15%) DevOps Consultant
11 7 (5.38%) Big Data Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) Data Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) Hadoop Engineer
11 7 (5.38%) Open Source Developer
11 7 (5.38%) Senior Developer
12 6 (4.62%) Java Hadoop Developer
12 6 (4.62%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.69%) Spring
2 16 (12.31%) Hibernate
3 15 (11.54%) HTML
3 15 (11.54%) Web Services
4 14 (10.77%) CSS
5 12 (9.23%) AngularJS
6 9 (6.92%) Java EE
6 9 (6.92%) jQuery
6 9 (6.92%) REST
7 7 (5.38%) Middleware
7 7 (5.38%) SOAP
7 7 (5.38%) XML
8 6 (4.62%) JSON
8 6 (4.62%) Spring MVC
9 5 (3.85%) EJB
9 5 (3.85%) HTML5
9 5 (3.85%) J2EE
9 5 (3.85%) JSP
10 4 (3.08%) JPA
10 4 (3.08%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
2 12 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.31%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.31%) Robotics
4 3 (2.31%) Wiki
5 2 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.54%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.54%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.77%) AS400
6 1 (0.77%) Blog
6 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.77%) Handset
6 1 (0.77%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.31%) Linux
2 28 (21.54%) Unix
3 21 (16.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (15.38%) CentOS
4 20 (15.38%) Debian
4 20 (15.38%) Ubuntu
5 9 (6.92%) Android
6 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.54%) Windows
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.92%) DevOps
3 20 (15.38%) TDD
4 17 (13.08%) Prototyping
5 16 (12.31%) Open Source
6 14 (10.77%) MapReduce
7 13 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (10.00%) SOA
8 12 (9.23%) Unit Testing
9 10 (7.69%) BDD
9 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.69%) Project Management
10 9 (6.92%) Analytics
10 9 (6.92%) ETL
10 9 (6.92%) Mobile Development
10 9 (6.92%) Scrum
10 9 (6.92%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.92%) UML
11 7 (5.38%) User Stories
11 7 (5.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (32.31%) JavaScript
2 34 (26.15%) Python
3 30 (23.08%) SQL
4 21 (16.15%) Bash Shell
5 18 (13.85%) Scala
6 12 (9.23%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.38%) C
8 6 (4.62%) Apple Swift
8 6 (4.62%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.54%) C#
9 2 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (0.77%) Go
10 1 (0.77%) Groovy
10 1 (0.77%) Ruby
10 1 (0.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (28.46%) Security Cleared
2 28 (21.54%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.62%) Degree
4 4 (3.08%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.77%) GIAC
6 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (8.46%) HDFS
2 7 (5.38%) Docker
3 3 (2.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (15.38%) SELinux
2 17 (13.08%) Ansible
3 11 (8.46%) Oozie
4 5 (3.85%) Puppet
5 3 (2.31%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.77%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.77%) Rancher
Vendors
1 23 (17.69%) Oracle
2 9 (6.92%) Hortonworks
2 9 (6.92%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (6.15%) Ab Initio
4 6 (4.62%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.85%) Apple
5 5 (3.85%) Jaspersoft
6 4 (3.08%) Adobe
6 4 (3.08%) IBM
7 2 (1.54%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.54%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.54%) SAP
7 2 (1.54%) Talend
8 1 (0.77%) Alterian
8 1 (0.77%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.77%) HP
8 1 (0.77%) hybris
8 1 (0.77%) Pega
8 1 (0.77%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.77%) Sitecore
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