The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 64 58
Rank change year-on-year +26 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 21 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.15% 1.74% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 1.88% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 11
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.12% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  

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 618 956 947
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 92.65% 92.55% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 537 509
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 28 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 27 April 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 18 (40.91%) Linux
3 18 (40.91%) Unix
3 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
4 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 16 (36.36%) Hadoop
6 15 (34.09%) Python
7 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
8 13 (29.55%) Spring
8 13 (29.55%) DevOps
9 12 (27.27%) Maven
9 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
9 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
10 11 (25.00%) TDD
10 11 (25.00%) HTTP
10 11 (25.00%) Ansible
10 11 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (22.73%) Prototyping
11 10 (22.73%) SELinux
11 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
11 10 (22.73%) SSH
11 10 (22.73%) Ubuntu
11 10 (22.73%) Debian
11 10 (22.73%) ICMP
11 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
11 10 (22.73%) CentOS
11 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (20.45%) HTML

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 6 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (6.82%) Apache
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Pig
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) HTTP
2 10 (22.73%) ICMP
2 10 (22.73%) SSH
2 10 (22.73%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) Hadoop
2 5 (11.36%) Big Data
3 4 (9.09%) Apache Hive
3 4 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
3 4 (9.09%) GIS
3 4 (9.09%) HBase
3 4 (9.09%) Impala
3 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 4 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) DB2
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.55%) Sqoop
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.27%) DataStax
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 12 (27.27%) Maven
3 8 (18.18%) JUnit
4 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.27%) NUnit
6 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Spring
2 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 9 (20.45%) CSS
3 9 (20.45%) HTML
4 5 (11.36%) Middleware
4 5 (11.36%) Web Services
5 4 (9.09%) EJB
5 4 (9.09%) Java EE
5 4 (9.09%) JPA
5 4 (9.09%) jQuery
5 4 (9.09%) OpenLayers
5 4 (9.09%) REST
5 4 (9.09%) Spring MVC
6 3 (6.82%) Apache Camel
6 3 (6.82%) J2EE
6 3 (6.82%) OSGi
6 3 (6.82%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.55%) JSON
7 2 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) Linux
1 18 (40.91%) Unix
2 10 (22.73%) CentOS
2 10 (22.73%) Debian
2 10 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (22.73%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) DevOps
3 11 (25.00%) TDD
4 10 (22.73%) Prototyping
5 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.36%) Open Source
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
7 5 (11.36%) User Stories
7 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.09%) Change Control
8 4 (9.09%) MapReduce
8 4 (9.09%) MVC
9 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Open Source Development
9 3 (6.82%) SOA
9 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) UML
9 3 (6.82%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) JavaScript
3 15 (34.09%) Python
4 10 (22.73%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (6.82%) Scala
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.55%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Ansible
2 10 (22.73%) SELinux
3 3 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.55%) Oozie
4 2 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Ab Initio
2 2 (4.55%) MicroStrategy