Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 84 -
Rank change year-on-year -15 - +108
Contract jobs citing Java 8 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.20% 0.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.57% 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Reading median daily rate £450 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 529 420 419
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.38% 33.33% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 295 226
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +3.06%
10th Percentile £325 £304 £308
90th Percentile £588 £550 £534
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £20.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +74.17% -52.97%
10th Percentile £36.25 £14.80 £12.40
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £41.38
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%

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 17 January 2019, 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
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (33.33%) HP Fortify
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (33.33%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Hibernate

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%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
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
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) CentOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP