Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 80 70
Rank change year-on-year +28 -10 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 29 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.30% 1.74% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 1.88% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 24
Reading median daily rate £438 £436 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +24.64% -
10th Percentile £347 £313 £304
90th Percentile £625 £508 £411
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £356
% change year-on-year +6.25% +12.28% +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1168 1704 1802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.77% 92.86% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 962 981
Reading median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £205 £243 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £535
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 69 78
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -25.75% +34.69%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £11.18
90th Percentile £55.08 £43.62 £39.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year +7.14% -24.53% +9.12%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Reading

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Reading

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Reading over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Reading

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Reading

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) Linux
3 11 (37.93%) Unix
4 10 (34.48%) Maven
5 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
6 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
7 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
7 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (24.14%) TDD
8 6 (20.69%) Spring
8 6 (20.69%) HTML
8 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
8 6 (20.69%) Docker
8 6 (20.69%) DevOps
9 5 (17.24%) J2EE
9 5 (17.24%) CSS
9 5 (17.24%) Middleware
9 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
9 5 (17.24%) Apache
9 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 4 (13.79%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (13.79%) Scrum
10 4 (13.79%) Python
10 4 (13.79%) HTTP
10 4 (13.79%) Ansible
10 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (13.79%) Kanban
10 4 (13.79%) REST

Java Developer Skill Set
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 8 (27.59%) Tomcat
2 5 (17.24%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) ICMP
2 3 (10.34%) SSH
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) Network Security
3 1 (3.45%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) HBase
2 2 (6.90%) Impala
2 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.45%) DataStax
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Maven
2 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) JUnit
4 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) AngularJS
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) Spring
3 5 (17.24%) CSS
3 5 (17.24%) J2EE
3 5 (17.24%) Middleware
4 4 (13.79%) REST
5 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
5 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (10.34%) Web Services
6 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
6 2 (6.90%) JSON
6 2 (6.90%) OSGi
6 2 (6.90%) RESTful
6 2 (6.90%) XML
7 1 (3.45%) JSP
7 1 (3.45%) RichFaces
7 1 (3.45%) SOAP
7 1 (3.45%) Struts
7 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Unix
3 3 (10.34%) CentOS
3 3 (10.34%) Debian
3 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (24.14%) TDD
3 6 (20.69%) DevOps
4 5 (17.24%) Configuration Management
5 4 (13.79%) BDD
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.79%) Kanban
5 4 (13.79%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Change Control
6 3 (10.34%) Microservices
6 3 (10.34%) Prototyping
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Low Latency
7 2 (6.90%) Open Source Development
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) UML
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) Python
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.45%) Java 9
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
2 2 (6.90%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
2 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (10.34%) SELinux
3 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle