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 3 months to 24 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 25 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Contract jobs citing Java 45 49 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.84% 5.66% 6.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.48% 18.63% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 35
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

Java is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 263 240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.53% 30.40% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 160 155
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.08 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.88% -77.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.24 £9.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 June 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 43 (33.86%) Linux
2 35 (27.56%) Python
2 35 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (25.98%) JavaScript
4 31 (24.41%) Hadoop
5 30 (23.62%) Finance
5 30 (23.62%) DevOps
6 29 (22.83%) Git (software)
7 28 (22.05%) Unix
8 27 (21.26%) Security Cleared
9 25 (19.69%) SQL
10 24 (18.90%) Maven
11 23 (18.11%) Big Data
12 21 (16.54%) Web Services
13 20 (15.75%) Debian
13 20 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (15.75%) Bash Shell
14 19 (14.96%) Linux Command Line
14 19 (14.96%) Scrum
14 19 (14.96%) SOA
15 18 (14.17%) SC Cleared
16 17 (13.39%) CentOS
16 17 (13.39%) Tomcat
16 17 (13.39%) J2EE
17 16 (12.60%) Windows
17 16 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (11.81%) Spring
18 15 (11.81%) SSH
18 15 (11.81%) Ubuntu
18 15 (11.81%) Open Source

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 17 (13.39%) Tomcat
2 13 (10.24%) Apache Spark
3 10 (7.87%) Apache
4 7 (5.51%) JBoss
5 5 (3.94%) IIS
6 4 (3.15%) nginx
7 3 (2.36%) Apache Pig
7 3 (2.36%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.79%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.79%) Confluence
9 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Maximo
2 2 (1.57%) Sprinklr
2 2 (1.57%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.24%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.79%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.81%) SSH
2 13 (10.24%) HTTP
3 12 (9.45%) ICMP
3 12 (9.45%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.51%) Firewall
5 6 (4.72%) LTE
6 5 (3.94%) GSM
6 5 (3.94%) HSPA
6 5 (3.94%) RFID
6 5 (3.94%) WCDMA
7 4 (3.15%) DNS
7 4 (3.15%) SSL
8 3 (2.36%) 3GPP
8 3 (2.36%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (2.36%) SIGTRAN
9 2 (1.57%) Skype
10 1 (0.79%) Kerberos
10 1 (0.79%) Network Security
10 1 (0.79%) OpenLDAP
10 1 (0.79%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.41%) Hadoop
2 23 (18.11%) Big Data
3 14 (11.02%) NoSQL
4 12 (9.45%) Apache Hive
5 10 (7.87%) HBase
6 9 (7.09%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (6.30%) Impala
7 8 (6.30%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (4.72%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.72%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.72%) Sqoop
9 5 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.15%) DB2
10 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 29 (22.83%) Git (software)
2 24 (18.90%) Maven
3 15 (11.81%) Jenkins
4 10 (7.87%) JUnit
5 7 (5.51%) Ant
5 7 (5.51%) JIRA
5 7 (5.51%) MSBuild
5 7 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.72%) Android Studio
6 6 (4.72%) Xcode
7 5 (3.94%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.94%) JMeter
8 4 (3.15%) Selenium
8 4 (3.15%) SoapUI
8 4 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (3.15%) Subversion
9 3 (2.36%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.36%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.36%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (2.36%) TestDirector
General
1 30 (23.62%) Finance
2 12 (9.45%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.51%) Publishing
4 6 (4.72%) Marketing
5 4 (3.15%) Banking
6 3 (2.36%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (44.09%) Developer
2 33 (25.98%) Java Developer
3 17 (13.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (12.60%) Java Engineer
5 14 (11.02%) Consultant
6 13 (10.24%) Architect
6 13 (10.24%) DevOps Developer
7 9 (7.09%) DevOps Consultant
7 9 (7.09%) Java Consultant
8 8 (6.30%) Hadoop Developer
9 7 (5.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (5.51%) JavaScript Engineer
10 6 (4.72%) Applications Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Java Applications Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Open Source Developer
10 6 (4.72%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Maximo Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Mobile Developer
11 5 (3.94%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.54%) Web Services
2 17 (13.39%) J2EE
3 15 (11.81%) Spring
4 13 (10.24%) .NET
4 13 (10.24%) RESTful
5 11 (8.66%) SOAP
6 10 (7.87%) REST
7 9 (7.09%) AngularJS
7 9 (7.09%) XML
8 8 (6.30%) Hibernate
8 8 (6.30%) JSON
8 8 (6.30%) Middleware
9 7 (5.51%) HTML
10 6 (4.72%) CSS
11 5 (3.94%) Java EE
12 4 (3.15%) Apache Camel
12 4 (3.15%) JSP
12 4 (3.15%) Node.js
12 4 (3.15%) OAuth2
12 4 (3.15%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.96%) Linux Command Line
2 14 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.51%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.36%) Credit Risk
5 3 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.36%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.36%) Robotics
6 2 (1.57%) Blog
6 2 (1.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.57%) Social Media
7 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.79%) AS400
7 1 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.79%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (33.86%) Linux
2 28 (22.05%) Unix
3 20 (15.75%) Debian
3 20 (15.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (13.39%) CentOS
5 16 (12.60%) Windows
6 15 (11.81%) Ubuntu
7 9 (7.09%) Windows Server
8 7 (5.51%) Android
9 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (23.62%) DevOps
3 19 (14.96%) Scrum
3 19 (14.96%) SOA
4 16 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (11.81%) Open Source
6 13 (10.24%) TDD
7 12 (9.45%) Prototyping
8 11 (8.66%) Mobile Development
8 11 (8.66%) Unit Testing
9 10 (7.87%) Analytics
9 10 (7.87%) MapReduce
9 10 (7.87%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.87%) Software Engineering
10 9 (7.09%) Coaching
10 9 (7.09%) Use Case
11 8 (6.30%) Defect Management
11 8 (6.30%) Project Management
12 7 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.56%) Python
2 33 (25.98%) JavaScript
3 25 (19.69%) SQL
4 20 (15.75%) Bash Shell
5 13 (10.24%) C#
6 12 (9.45%) Scala
7 9 (7.09%) C
8 7 (5.51%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.72%) Apple Swift
9 6 (4.72%) Objective-C
9 6 (4.72%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.57%) Ruby
11 2 (1.57%) VB
12 1 (0.79%) C++
12 1 (0.79%) Java 9
12 1 (0.79%) PHP
12 1 (0.79%) R
12 1 (0.79%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (21.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.17%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.87%) Degree
4 5 (3.94%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (2.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.57%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.79%) ISEB
7 1 (0.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.72%) Docker
2 6 (4.72%) HDFS
3 3 (2.36%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (11.81%) Ansible
1 15 (11.81%) SELinux
2 7 (5.51%) Puppet
3 5 (3.94%) Oozie
4 3 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.79%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.87%) Jaspersoft
3 7 (5.51%) VMware
4 6 (4.72%) Apigee
4 6 (4.72%) Oracle
5 5 (3.94%) Apple
5 5 (3.94%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.94%) Hortonworks
5 5 (3.94%) IBM
6 4 (3.15%) HP
6 4 (3.15%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.36%) Ab Initio
7 3 (2.36%) Talend
8 2 (1.57%) Facebook
8 2 (1.57%) Twitter
9 1 (0.79%) Adobe
9 1 (0.79%) Cadence
9 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.79%) SAP
9 1 (0.79%) Temenos
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