The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 44 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 14.15% 6.20% 6.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.29% 17.58% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 5
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£333 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £555 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Java
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
118 91 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 37.94% 35.27% 32.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 44 22
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Slough region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Slough region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 37 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.79%) SOAP
3 20 (26.32%) TDD
4 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
5 16 (21.05%) Linux
5 16 (21.05%) .NET
6 15 (19.74%) Web Services
6 15 (19.74%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (19.74%) Pair Programming
6 15 (19.74%) Groovy
6 15 (19.74%) RESTful
7 14 (18.42%) DNS
8 13 (17.11%) Finance
8 13 (17.11%) Scala
9 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (15.79%) Solaris
9 12 (15.79%) J2EE
10 11 (14.47%) SOA
10 11 (14.47%) Scrum
10 11 (14.47%) Open Source
11 10 (13.16%) Visualforce
11 10 (13.16%) Apex Code
11 10 (13.16%) MongoDB
11 10 (13.16%) Banking
11 10 (13.16%) Perl
11 10 (13.16%) SQL
11 10 (13.16%) UNIX
12 9 (11.84%) Windows
12 9 (11.84%) Red Hat
12 9 (11.84%) QA

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.89%) GlassFish
1 6 (7.89%) IIS
1 6 (7.89%) IBM Notes
1 6 (7.89%) Lotus Domino
2 4 (5.26%) Apache
3 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.95%) Alfresco
3 3 (3.95%) Liferay
4 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.32%) PegaRULES
4 1 (1.32%) Mule
4 1 (1.32%) WordPress
4 1 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Force.com
2 3 (3.95%) GitHub
3 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) DNS
2 5 (6.58%) HTTP
3 2 (2.63%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) MongoDB
2 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) JasperReports
4 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Selenium
2 8 (10.53%) WebDriver
2 8 (10.53%) Subversion
2 8 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 7 (9.21%) JIRA
4 5 (6.58%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.26%) Mercurial
5 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.26%) Ant
5 4 (5.26%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.95%) Gradle
7 2 (2.63%) Hudson
7 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.63%) JBehave
7 2 (2.63%) Maven
8 1 (1.32%) Toad
8 1 (1.32%) JUnit
8 1 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.32%) NetBeans
General
1 17 (22.37%) Telecoms
2 13 (17.11%) Finance
3 10 (13.16%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Turkish Language
5 3 (3.95%) Electronics
5 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (50.00%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 17 (22.37%) Analyst
4 10 (13.16%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Agile Java Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Project Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Web Support Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Web Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.95%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.79%) SOAP
2 16 (21.05%) .NET
3 15 (19.74%) Web Services
3 15 (19.74%) RESTful
4 12 (15.79%) J2EE
5 10 (13.16%) Visualforce
6 8 (10.53%) HTML
7 7 (9.21%) XML
8 6 (7.89%) Flash
9 4 (5.26%) Spring
9 4 (5.26%) Struts
10 3 (3.95%) XHTML
10 3 (3.95%) XSLT
10 3 (3.95%) Servlets
10 3 (3.95%) Middleware
10 3 (3.95%) Velocity
10 3 (3.95%) JSR 168
11 2 (2.63%) REST
11 2 (2.63%) Ajax
12 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) Open Source
2 8 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.89%) CLARiiON
4 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) DTV
5 3 (3.95%) Web 2.0
5 3 (3.95%) User Experience
6 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.63%) iPhone
7 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Linux
2 12 (15.79%) Solaris
3 10 (13.16%) UNIX
4 9 (11.84%) Windows
4 9 (11.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.89%) Android
6 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) TDD
3 15 (19.74%) Pair Programming
4 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (14.47%) SOA
5 11 (14.47%) Scrum
6 8 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 7 (9.21%) Migration
8 6 (7.89%) BDD
8 6 (7.89%) Analytics
8 6 (7.89%) Web Development
8 6 (7.89%) Change Management
8 6 (7.89%) Code Coverage
8 6 (7.89%) CRM
8 6 (7.89%) OO
9 5 (6.58%) MVC
9 5 (6.58%) Extreme Programming
9 5 (6.58%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.26%) Functional Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) Groovy
2 13 (17.11%) Scala
3 10 (13.16%) Apex Code
3 10 (13.16%) Perl
3 10 (13.16%) SQL
4 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.58%) C#
6 4 (5.26%) C++
6 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.95%) SOQL
7 3 (3.95%) SOSL
8 2 (2.63%) Ruby
8 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.63%) PHP
9 1 (1.32%) Python
9 1 (1.32%) VB
9 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) JNCIA
1 8 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (10.53%) CCNA
2 6 (7.89%) RHCE
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB
4 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) NFS
2 6 (7.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.32%) nmon
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (11.84%) Red Hat
3 8 (10.53%) Redknee
3 8 (10.53%) Citrix
3 8 (10.53%) Juniper
3 8 (10.53%) Cisco
3 8 (10.53%) Sun
4 7 (9.21%) Siebel
5 6 (7.89%) VMware
5 6 (7.89%) Adobe
5 6 (7.89%) Lotus
5 6 (7.89%) Symantec
5 6 (7.89%) EMC
6 3 (3.95%) SAP
6 3 (3.95%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (2.63%) Apple
8 1 (1.32%) IBM
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.32%) Informatica
8 1 (1.32%) ILOG
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