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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 7 17 29
Rank change year-on-year +10 +12  
Contract jobs citing Java 82 79 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 12.26% 7.83% 5.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 42.27% 27.43% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 54 40
Median daily rate £430 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.28% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £358 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.13
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.91%  

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 194 288 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.00% 28.54% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 189 211
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Reading

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 (30.94%) Hadoop
2 42 (30.22%) JavaScript
3 40 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (27.34%) Security Cleared
5 36 (25.90%) Python
6 33 (23.74%) SQL
7 32 (23.02%) Linux
8 31 (22.30%) Git (software)
9 30 (21.58%) Unix
9 30 (21.58%) Big Data
10 29 (20.86%) Finance
10 29 (20.86%) SC Cleared
11 24 (17.27%) DevOps
12 23 (16.55%) Spring
13 22 (15.83%) TDD
13 22 (15.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (15.83%) Oracle
14 21 (15.11%) Debian
14 21 (15.11%) CentOS
14 21 (15.11%) SSH
14 21 (15.11%) Ubuntu
14 21 (15.11%) SELinux
14 21 (15.11%) Bash Shell
15 20 (14.39%) Apache Spark
15 20 (14.39%) Scala
16 19 (13.67%) Apache Hive
17 18 (12.95%) Open Source
17 18 (12.95%) NoSQL
17 18 (12.95%) Ansible
17 18 (12.95%) Prototyping

Java
Top Related 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 20 (14.39%) Apache Spark
2 11 (7.91%) JBoss
2 11 (7.91%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.19%) Apache
4 4 (2.88%) Apache Pig
4 4 (2.88%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (2.16%) Confluence
5 3 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.16%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.72%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Maximo
2 2 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.72%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.11%) SSH
2 17 (12.23%) HTTP
2 17 (12.23%) TCP/IP
3 16 (11.51%) ICMP
4 6 (4.32%) LTE
5 5 (3.60%) GSM
5 5 (3.60%) HSPA
5 5 (3.60%) RFID
5 5 (3.60%) WCDMA
6 3 (2.16%) Firewall
7 1 (0.72%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.72%) Network Security
7 1 (0.72%) SMPP
7 1 (0.72%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.94%) Hadoop
2 30 (21.58%) Big Data
3 19 (13.67%) Apache Hive
4 18 (12.95%) NoSQL
5 16 (11.51%) HBase
6 13 (9.35%) Impala
7 12 (8.63%) Sqoop
8 9 (6.47%) DB2
9 7 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (4.32%) MongoDB
11 5 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
11 5 (3.60%) Relational Database
12 4 (2.88%) Geospatial Data
12 4 (2.88%) GIS
12 4 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (2.16%) Apache Accumulo
13 3 (2.16%) Neo4j
13 3 (2.16%) OrientDB
13 3 (2.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (22.30%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.79%) JUnit
3 12 (8.63%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.63%) Maven
4 8 (5.76%) JIRA
5 7 (5.04%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.32%) Android Studio
6 6 (4.32%) Selenium
6 6 (4.32%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.32%) Xcode
7 5 (3.60%) JMeter
8 4 (2.88%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.16%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.16%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.16%) TestDirector
9 3 (2.16%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.44%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.44%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.44%) Subversion
10 2 (1.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (20.86%) Finance
2 12 (8.63%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.32%) Marketing
4 5 (3.60%) Publishing
5 3 (2.16%) Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Electronics
6 2 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Back Office
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (52.52%) Developer
2 46 (33.09%) Java Developer
3 18 (12.95%) Java Engineer
4 16 (11.51%) Consultant
5 15 (10.79%) Architect
6 13 (9.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (7.91%) Hadoop Consultant
8 10 (7.19%) Hadoop Developer
8 10 (7.19%) Java Consultant
8 10 (7.19%) JavaScript Engineer
8 10 (7.19%) Python Developer
9 9 (6.47%) DevOps Consultant
10 8 (5.76%) Analyst
11 7 (5.04%) Big Data Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Data Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Hadoop Engineer
11 7 (5.04%) Java Hadoop Developer
11 7 (5.04%) Open Source Developer
12 5 (3.60%) SC Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.55%) Spring
2 16 (11.51%) Hibernate
3 13 (9.35%) AngularJS
4 12 (8.63%) CSS
4 12 (8.63%) HTML
4 12 (8.63%) Web Services
5 10 (7.19%) Java EE
5 10 (7.19%) Middleware
6 9 (6.47%) REST
7 8 (5.76%) SOAP
8 7 (5.04%) XML
9 6 (4.32%) J2EE
10 5 (3.60%) jQuery
10 5 (3.60%) JSON
10 5 (3.60%) Spring MVC
11 4 (2.88%) Apache Camel
11 4 (2.88%) EJB
11 4 (2.88%) JPA
11 4 (2.88%) Kafka
11 4 (2.88%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.88%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.16%) Cyber Defence
4 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.16%) Robotics
4 3 (2.16%) Wiki
5 2 (1.44%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.72%) AS400
6 1 (0.72%) Blog
6 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.72%) Handset
6 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.02%) Linux
2 30 (21.58%) Unix
3 22 (15.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (15.11%) CentOS
4 21 (15.11%) Debian
4 21 (15.11%) Ubuntu
5 9 (6.47%) Android
6 4 (2.88%) Windows
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.27%) DevOps
3 22 (15.83%) TDD
4 18 (12.95%) Open Source
4 18 (12.95%) Prototyping
5 17 (12.23%) MapReduce
6 15 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (10.79%) SOA
7 13 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (9.35%) Unit Testing
8 11 (7.91%) ETL
8 11 (7.91%) Mobile Development
9 10 (7.19%) Analytics
9 10 (7.19%) Project Management
9 10 (7.19%) Software Engineering
9 10 (7.19%) UML
10 9 (6.47%) Scrum
11 8 (5.76%) BDD
11 8 (5.76%) Defect Management
11 8 (5.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.22%) JavaScript
2 36 (25.90%) Python
3 33 (23.74%) SQL
4 21 (15.11%) Bash Shell
5 20 (14.39%) Scala
6 12 (8.63%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.04%) C
8 6 (4.32%) Apple Swift
8 6 (4.32%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.44%) C#
9 2 (1.44%) Ruby
9 2 (1.44%) VB
10 1 (0.72%) Go
10 1 (0.72%) PHP
10 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.72%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 38 (27.34%) Security Cleared
2 29 (20.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.60%) Degree
4 4 (2.88%) Sun Certification
5 3 (2.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.72%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.44%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (8.63%) HDFS
2 6 (4.32%) Docker
3 3 (2.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (1.44%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (15.11%) SELinux
2 18 (12.95%) Ansible
3 11 (7.91%) Oozie
4 4 (2.88%) Puppet
5 3 (2.16%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (15.83%) Oracle
2 9 (6.47%) Hortonworks
2 9 (6.47%) MicroStrategy
3 8 (5.76%) Ab Initio
4 7 (5.04%) Cloudera
5 5 (3.60%) Apple
5 5 (3.60%) IBM
5 5 (3.60%) Jaspersoft
6 4 (2.88%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.44%) HP
8 2 (1.44%) SAP
8 2 (1.44%) Talend
8 2 (1.44%) VMware
9 1 (0.72%) Adobe
9 1 (0.72%) Apigee
9 1 (0.72%) Cadence
9 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.72%) Temenos
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