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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 71 74
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 3 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.69% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 3.06% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £300 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £423 £413
% change year-on-year -5.32% +2.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 136 229 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.70% 22.65% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 144 167
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) JBoss
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) JPA
6 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
6 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) Spring
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
6 4 (40.00%) GIS
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) Python
6 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (40.00%) EJB
6 4 (40.00%) CSS
6 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (40.00%) User Stories
6 4 (40.00%) OpenLayers
6 4 (40.00%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (30.00%) Defect Management

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 6 (60.00%) JBoss
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Spatial
3 3 (30.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Geospatial Data
1 4 (40.00%) GIS
1 4 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Environment Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Software Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Software Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Environment Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) EJB
1 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) JPA
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
1 4 (40.00%) OpenLayers
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
1 4 (40.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 3 (30.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Network Packet Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Temenos