Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Java 8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java 8 over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java SE 8
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 83 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 - -
Contract jobs citing Java 8 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.20% 0.32% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Reading median daily rate £438 £575 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.91% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £500 £331
% change year-on-year -15.00% +50.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

Java 8 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 528 397 418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.37% 31.84% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 270 215
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £319 £306 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 9
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £19.66 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.74% -21.36% -42.53%
10th Percentile £31.00 £10.75 £13.70
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £50.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £39.25 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +18.94% +10.00% -19.46%

Java 8
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Java 8 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Java 8 in Reading

Java 8
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java 8 in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java 8 in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java 8 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Java 8.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS

Java 8
Co-occurring 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 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Microservices
1 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker