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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 23 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 9 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.14% 7.30% 5.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.54% 23.94% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Average daily rate
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£238 £285 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -19.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £395 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
78 71 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 27.18% 30.47% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 33
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 35
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.28 £17.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015, 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 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) TDD
3 18 (36.73%) SOAP
4 15 (30.61%) QA
5 12 (24.49%) UNIX
5 12 (24.49%) Linux
6 11 (22.45%) Finance
7 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
7 10 (20.41%) VMware
8 9 (18.37%) Pair Programming
8 9 (18.37%) Selenium
8 9 (18.37%) WebDriver
8 9 (18.37%) HTTP
9 8 (16.33%) RESTful
9 8 (16.33%) Scrum
10 7 (14.29%) Groovy
10 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 7 (14.29%) Web Services
10 7 (14.29%) OO
10 7 (14.29%) BDD
11 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
11 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
11 6 (12.24%) User Stories
11 6 (12.24%) XML
11 6 (12.24%) Solaris
11 6 (12.24%) MUMPS
11 6 (12.24%) SAP
11 6 (12.24%) J2EE
11 6 (12.24%) HTML
11 6 (12.24%) SQL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 1 (2.04%) Alfresco
1 1 (2.04%) Liferay
1 1 (2.04%) Apache
1 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.04%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) HTTP
2 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.20%) DNS
4 3 (6.12%) DAB
5 2 (4.08%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
5 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) MongoDB
1 6 (12.24%) NoSQL
1 6 (12.24%) InterSystems Cache
2 5 (10.20%) SAP BW
2 5 (10.20%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (10.20%) DB2
2 5 (10.20%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (10.20%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Selenium
1 9 (18.37%) WebDriver
2 6 (12.24%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.08%) Subversion
3 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.08%) JBehave
4 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.04%) Gradle
4 1 (2.04%) Hudson
General
1 11 (22.45%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Turkish Language
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Project Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.08%) SAP Architect
7 2 (4.08%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) SOAP
2 8 (16.33%) RESTful
3 7 (14.29%) Web Services
4 6 (12.24%) XML
4 6 (12.24%) J2EE
4 6 (12.24%) HTML
5 5 (10.20%) REST
6 4 (8.16%) Middleware
7 2 (4.08%) JSON
8 1 (2.04%) Spring
8 1 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (2.04%) J2ME
8 1 (2.04%) CSS
8 1 (2.04%) Struts
8 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Web 2.0
1 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
1 5 (10.20%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) Open Source
2 3 (6.12%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.04%) Online Games
3 1 (2.04%) DTV
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) UNIX
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 6 (12.24%) Solaris
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 5 (10.20%) AIX
4 2 (4.08%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) TDD
3 9 (18.37%) Pair Programming
4 8 (16.33%) Scrum
5 7 (14.29%) OO
5 7 (14.29%) BDD
6 6 (12.24%) User Stories
6 6 (12.24%) Code Coverage
6 6 (12.24%) Multithreading
7 5 (10.20%) Web Analytics
7 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
7 5 (10.20%) Extreme Programming
7 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.20%) Feature Driven Development
7 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (10.20%) SEO
7 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.20%) Analytics
8 4 (8.16%) ERP
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) Groovy
2 6 (12.24%) MUMPS
2 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 6 (12.24%) Scala
3 5 (10.20%) ABAP
3 5 (10.20%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (30.61%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (10.20%) NFS
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) VMware
2 6 (12.24%) SAP
2 6 (12.24%) InterSystems
3 5 (10.20%) Redknee
3 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.20%) IBM
3 5 (10.20%) HP
3 5 (10.20%) Citrix
3 5 (10.20%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.04%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (2.04%) TIBCO