The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 66 68
Rank change year-on-year +15 +2  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.34% 0.80% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 3.50% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £588 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.55% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.73% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

Java EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 128 200 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.99% 22.81% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 134 127
Median daily rate £380 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.48% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Java EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Reading

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Reading

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java EE in Reading over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java EE in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Java EE.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) GDPR
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) J2EE
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis

Java EE
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 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Environment Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Environment Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Temenos