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 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 7 18 12
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 41 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.67% 5.66% 7.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.96% 15.79% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 6
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£317 £425 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.52% +20.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £560 £416
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 £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -2.77%
Java
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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
114 95 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 38.00% 35.85% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 45 21
Average daily rate £350 £331 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +10.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £518 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 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 24 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 24 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 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) SOAP
3 20 (27.40%) TDD
4 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
5 16 (21.92%) .NET
5 16 (21.92%) Linux
6 15 (20.55%) DNS
6 15 (20.55%) Pair Programming
6 15 (20.55%) Groovy
6 15 (20.55%) RESTful
7 13 (17.81%) Scala
7 13 (17.81%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (17.81%) Finance
8 12 (16.44%) Solaris
8 12 (16.44%) J2EE
8 12 (16.44%) Web Services
8 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (15.07%) Open Source
9 11 (15.07%) Scrum
10 10 (13.70%) UNIX
10 10 (13.70%) Windows
10 10 (13.70%) Perl
10 10 (13.70%) SOA
10 10 (13.70%) MongoDB
10 10 (13.70%) Banking
11 9 (12.33%) Selenium
11 9 (12.33%) QA
11 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (12.33%) Cisco
11 9 (12.33%) SQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (8.22%) IIS
1 6 (8.22%) IBM Notes
1 6 (8.22%) Lotus Domino
1 6 (8.22%) GlassFish
2 4 (5.48%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.11%) Alfresco
3 3 (4.11%) Liferay
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.37%) Mule
4 1 (1.37%) WordPress
4 1 (1.37%) PegaRULES
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Force.com
2 3 (4.11%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) DNS
2 5 (6.85%) HTTP
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) RTP
4 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.37%) ISDN
4 1 (1.37%) VoIP
4 1 (1.37%) DHCP
4 1 (1.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.37%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Selenium
2 8 (10.96%) Subversion
2 8 (10.96%) Eclipse
2 8 (10.96%) WebDriver
3 7 (9.59%) JIRA
4 5 (6.85%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.48%) Mercurial
5 4 (5.48%) IntelliJ
5 4 (5.48%) Ant
6 3 (4.11%) Gradle
7 2 (2.74%) JBehave
7 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.74%) Hudson
7 2 (2.74%) Maven
8 1 (1.37%) JUnit
8 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.37%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (17.81%) Finance
3 10 (13.70%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Turkish Language
4 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (47.95%) Developer
2 19 (26.03%) Java Developer
3 17 (23.29%) Analyst
4 9 (12.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Project Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Web Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Web Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Project Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Service Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.73%) SOAP
2 16 (21.92%) .NET
3 15 (20.55%) RESTful
4 12 (16.44%) J2EE
4 12 (16.44%) Web Services
5 8 (10.96%) HTML
5 8 (10.96%) Visualforce
6 7 (9.59%) XML
7 6 (8.22%) Flash
8 4 (5.48%) Struts
8 4 (5.48%) Spring
9 3 (4.11%) Velocity
9 3 (4.11%) JSR 168
9 3 (4.11%) Servlets
9 3 (4.11%) XHTML
9 3 (4.11%) Middleware
9 3 (4.11%) XSLT
10 2 (2.74%) Ajax
11 1 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (1.37%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Open Source
2 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.22%) CLARiiON
4 4 (5.48%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 3 (4.11%) Web 2.0
5 3 (4.11%) DTV
6 2 (2.74%) iPhone
6 2 (2.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.92%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Solaris
3 10 (13.70%) UNIX
3 10 (13.70%) Windows
4 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.22%) Android
6 6 (8.22%) Apple iOS
6 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.37%) Debian
8 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.40%) TDD
3 15 (20.55%) Pair Programming
4 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (15.07%) Scrum
6 10 (13.70%) SOA
7 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.59%) Migration
9 6 (8.22%) Web Development
9 6 (8.22%) CRM
9 6 (8.22%) OO
9 6 (8.22%) Code Coverage
9 6 (8.22%) Change Management
9 6 (8.22%) BDD
9 6 (8.22%) Analytics
10 5 (6.85%) Extreme Programming
10 5 (6.85%) MVC
11 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (5.48%) OOP
11 4 (5.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) Groovy
2 13 (17.81%) Scala
3 10 (13.70%) Perl
4 9 (12.33%) SQL
5 8 (10.96%) Apex Code
6 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.85%) C#
7 5 (6.85%) C++
8 3 (4.11%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.11%) SOQL
8 3 (4.11%) SOSL
9 2 (2.74%) Ruby
9 2 (2.74%) PHP
9 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.37%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.37%) VB
10 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.37%) Python
10 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) CCNA
1 9 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.96%) JNCIA
3 6 (8.22%) RHCE
4 2 (2.74%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) CCVP
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.37%) MCTS
5 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
2 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) NFS
2 6 (8.22%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.37%) nmon
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
2 9 (12.33%) Cisco
3 8 (10.96%) Sun
3 8 (10.96%) Citrix
3 8 (10.96%) Juniper
3 8 (10.96%) Redknee
4 7 (9.59%) Siebel
5 6 (8.22%) Adobe
5 6 (8.22%) EMC
5 6 (8.22%) Symantec
5 6 (8.22%) VMware
5 6 (8.22%) Lotus
6 3 (4.11%) GigaSpaces
6 3 (4.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.74%) Apple
8 1 (1.37%) Informatica
8 1 (1.37%) ILOG
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle
8 1 (1.37%) IBM
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