Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 62 69
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 27 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.18% 2.36% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.61% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 35
Reading median daily rate £400 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £379 £363 £340
90th Percentile £491 £625 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £406 £405 £450
% change year-on-year +0.31% -10.00% +42.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,156 1,262 1,838
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 90.34% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 659 1,092
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £256 £237 £226
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 76 123
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -49.06% +47.22%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £49.14 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -27.50% +16.55%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018, 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 27 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
4 14 (51.85%) Multithreading
4 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) Maven
5 13 (48.15%) Microservices
6 12 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (44.44%) REST
6 12 (44.44%) Low Latency
6 12 (44.44%) TDD
6 12 (44.44%) C#
7 11 (40.74%) .NET
7 11 (40.74%) Windows
7 11 (40.74%) JIRA
7 11 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (37.04%) Confluence
8 10 (37.04%) NuGet
8 10 (37.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (37.04%) Opsview
8 10 (37.04%) CQL
8 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (37.04%) TeamCity
8 10 (37.04%) VMware
8 10 (37.04%) Linux
8 10 (37.04%) Eclipse
8 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
8 10 (37.04%) Firewall
8 10 (37.04%) C++

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 10 (37.04%) Confluence
1 10 (37.04%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.70%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (33.33%) IaaS
2 9 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) Firewall
1 10 (37.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
4 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (11.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
7 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 13 (48.15%) Maven
3 11 (40.74%) JIRA
3 11 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (37.04%) Eclipse
4 10 (37.04%) NuGet
4 10 (37.04%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (37.04%) TeamCity
4 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.70%) Ant
6 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) JMeter
6 1 (3.70%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) REST
2 11 (40.74%) .NET
3 9 (33.33%) .NET Core
4 6 (22.22%) Spring
5 4 (14.81%) J2EE
6 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
6 3 (11.11%) RESTful
7 1 (3.70%) Angular 2
7 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.70%) CSS
7 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (3.70%) GWT
7 1 (3.70%) HTML
7 1 (3.70%) Java EE
7 1 (3.70%) JSON
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
7 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) Fintech
1 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) Multithreading
3 13 (48.15%) Microservices
4 12 (44.44%) Low Latency
4 12 (44.44%) TDD
5 9 (33.33%) Change Control
5 9 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (14.81%) BDD
7 3 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Statistics
8 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Data Integration
9 1 (3.70%) Functional Programming
9 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
9 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.70%) OOP
9 1 (3.70%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.70%) SDET
9 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) C#
3 10 (37.04%) C++
3 10 (37.04%) CQL
4 5 (18.52%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) ISO 9001
1 9 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) VMware
2 4 (14.81%) Capita
2 4 (14.81%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Google