Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 31 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 57 79 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.44% 5.31% 4.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.83% 18.85% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 44 79
Reading median daily rate £489 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +2.35% -
10th Percentile £334 £300 £291
90th Percentile £581 £494 £579
Berkshire median daily rate £480 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +17.07% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median hourly rate - £9.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +184.00% -66.67% -11.76%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 412 419 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.06% 28.14% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 215 397
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £305 £300 £275
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 17
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 £22.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.59% -45.00% +110.53%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £13.78
90th Percentile £45.93 £40.50 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year +10.00% -18.37% +13.08%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Reading

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Reading

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Reading over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Reading

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java 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.

1 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) Spring
2 12 (21.05%) Oracle
2 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Tomcat
3 10 (17.54%) Python
3 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.79%) Linux
4 9 (15.79%) C#
4 9 (15.79%) SQL
4 9 (15.79%) Scrum
4 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
4 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 9 (15.79%) RESTful
5 8 (14.04%) Selenium
5 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
5 8 (14.04%) Finance
5 8 (14.04%) Apache
5 8 (14.04%) Maven
6 7 (12.28%) TDD
6 7 (12.28%) Web Services
6 7 (12.28%) J2EE
6 7 (12.28%) Unix
6 7 (12.28%) BDD
6 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
7 6 (10.53%) DevOps
7 6 (10.53%) Kanban
7 6 (10.53%) Java EE
7 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS

Java
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 12 (21.05%) Tomcat
2 8 (14.04%) Apache
3 5 (8.77%) Liferay
4 4 (7.02%) CMS
4 4 (7.02%) IIS
4 4 (7.02%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
6 2 (3.51%) JBoss
7 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
7 1 (1.75%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.75%) SAP EP
7 1 (1.75%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Sprinklr
1 2 (3.51%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.75%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.75%) IaaS
4 1 (1.75%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) SaaS
4 1 (1.75%) Serverless
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Firewall
2 2 (3.51%) 3GPP
2 2 (3.51%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 2 (3.51%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.02%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (7.02%) JasperReports
4 3 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) Redis
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) HBase
6 1 (1.75%) HDInsight
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 8 (14.04%) Maven
2 8 (14.04%) Selenium
3 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.02%) Ant
4 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.02%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.26%) JIRA
5 3 (5.26%) MSBuild
5 3 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.51%) HP UFT
6 2 (3.51%) PyCharm
6 2 (3.51%) Robot Framework
6 2 (3.51%) Sahi
7 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.75%) JMeter
7 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
2 5 (8.77%) French Language
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Billing
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 14 (24.56%) Java Developer
3 7 (12.28%) Architect
4 5 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Digital Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Java Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Implementation Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Java Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) Spring
2 9 (15.79%) RESTful
3 7 (12.28%) J2EE
3 7 (12.28%) Web Services
4 6 (10.53%) .NET
4 6 (10.53%) Java EE
5 5 (8.77%) HTML
5 5 (8.77%) REST
5 5 (8.77%) XML
6 4 (7.02%) CSS
6 4 (7.02%) Spring Boot
7 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (3.51%) Ajax
8 2 (3.51%) HTML5
8 2 (3.51%) JSON
8 2 (3.51%) JSP
8 2 (3.51%) LAMP
9 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (7.02%) PKI
2 2 (3.51%) Blog
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.51%) Social Media
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.75%) Fintech
3 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.05%) Windows
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server
3 9 (15.79%) Linux
4 7 (12.28%) Unix
5 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.51%) Debian
6 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.79%) Scrum
2 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
3 7 (12.28%) BDD
3 7 (12.28%) TDD
4 6 (10.53%) DevOps
4 6 (10.53%) Kanban
4 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (7.02%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 4 (7.02%) Microservices
6 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.51%) Coaching
8 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
8 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.51%) Social Media Marketing
8 2 (3.51%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Python
2 9 (15.79%) C#
2 9 (15.79%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.26%) PHP
7 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.51%) C++
7 2 (3.51%) Perl
7 2 (3.51%) Scala
7 2 (3.51%) VBScript
8 1 (1.75%) ABAP
8 1 (1.75%) Java 9
8 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
8 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.51%) SELinux
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle
2 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Talend
4 2 (3.51%) Facebook
4 2 (3.51%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) Twitter
4 2 (3.51%) WSO2
5 1 (1.75%) FNZ
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.75%) VMware