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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Contract jobs citing Java 42 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 14.00% 5.35% 5.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.84% 22.03% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 10
Average daily rate
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£317 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.60% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £290 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -59.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.93 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.38% -0.20%
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
114 59 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 38.00% 24.28% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 31
Average daily rate £325 £310 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.53 £27.40 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.94%) TDD
3 26 (31.33%) SOAP
4 17 (20.48%) QA
5 16 (19.28%) Pair Programming
5 16 (19.28%) Linux
6 15 (18.07%) DNS
6 15 (18.07%) Selenium
6 15 (18.07%) WebDriver
7 14 (16.87%) VMware
7 14 (16.87%) Finance
7 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
8 13 (15.66%) Solaris
8 13 (15.66%) UNIX
8 13 (15.66%) SQL
9 12 (14.46%) Web Services
9 12 (14.46%) Groovy
10 11 (13.25%) JIRA
10 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
10 11 (13.25%) Windows
10 11 (13.25%) HTTP
10 11 (13.25%) Code Coverage
10 11 (13.25%) Scrum
11 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
11 10 (12.05%) Perl
11 10 (12.05%) HTML
11 10 (12.05%) BDD
11 10 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (12.05%) Scala
12 9 (10.84%) RESTful

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (7.23%) IIS
1 6 (7.23%) IBM Notes
1 6 (7.23%) Lotus Domino
1 6 (7.23%) GlassFish
2 5 (6.02%) Apache
3 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
3 4 (4.82%) Liferay
3 4 (4.82%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.20%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.20%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Force.com
2 4 (4.82%) GitHub
3 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) DNS
2 11 (13.25%) HTTP
3 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.61%) Internet
4 2 (2.41%) DAB
4 2 (2.41%) Firewall
4 2 (2.41%) LAN
4 2 (2.41%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.82%) SAP BW
4 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (4.82%) MySQL
4 4 (4.82%) DB2
4 4 (4.82%) SAP HANA
4 4 (4.82%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (2.41%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (1.20%) JasperReports
6 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Selenium
1 15 (18.07%) WebDriver
2 11 (13.25%) JIRA
3 6 (7.23%) Subversion
4 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
5 4 (4.82%) IntelliJ
5 4 (4.82%) Gradle
6 3 (3.61%) JBehave
6 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.20%) Hudson
7 1 (1.20%) InstallAnywhere
7 1 (1.20%) Ant
7 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.20%) Maven
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
1 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.84%) Banking
3 5 (6.02%) Turkish Language
4 2 (2.41%) Electronics
4 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Developer
2 21 (25.30%) Java Developer
3 17 (20.48%) Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Project Engineer
6 6 (7.23%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Tester
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.82%) Web Support Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) Web Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (3.61%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.33%) SOAP
2 12 (14.46%) Web Services
3 10 (12.05%) HTML
4 9 (10.84%) RESTful
5 8 (9.64%) J2EE
6 7 (8.43%) Visualforce
7 6 (7.23%) Flash
7 6 (7.23%) XML
7 6 (7.23%) REST
8 5 (6.02%) .NET
9 4 (4.82%) Spring
9 4 (4.82%) Struts
10 3 (3.61%) Velocity
10 3 (3.61%) JSR 168
10 3 (3.61%) Servlets
10 3 (3.61%) XSLT
10 3 (3.61%) XHTML
10 3 (3.61%) Middleware
11 2 (2.41%) Ajax
12 1 (1.20%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Mobile App
2 7 (8.43%) Open Source
3 6 (7.23%) CLARiiON
3 6 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.23%) User Experience
3 6 (7.23%) Web 2.0
4 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.61%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.41%) DTV
6 2 (2.41%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (1.20%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Linux
2 13 (15.66%) Solaris
2 13 (15.66%) UNIX
3 11 (13.25%) Windows
4 10 (12.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.82%) AIX
7 4 (4.82%) Android
8 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.20%) Debian
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (55.42%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (34.94%) TDD
3 16 (19.28%) Pair Programming
4 11 (13.25%) Code Coverage
4 11 (13.25%) Scrum
5 10 (12.05%) BDD
6 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
7 8 (9.64%) Extreme Programming
7 8 (9.64%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.43%) ERP
9 6 (7.23%) SEO
9 6 (7.23%) Change Management
9 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.23%) OO
9 6 (7.23%) Feature Driven Development
9 6 (7.23%) Analytics
9 6 (7.23%) User Stories
9 6 (7.23%) Web Development
9 6 (7.23%) Web Analytics
10 5 (6.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) SQL
2 12 (14.46%) Groovy
3 10 (12.05%) Perl
3 10 (12.05%) Scala
4 7 (8.43%) Apex Code
5 6 (7.23%) C#
6 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
7 4 (4.82%) ABAP
8 2 (2.41%) MUMPS
8 2 (2.41%) PHP
8 2 (2.41%) C++
9 1 (1.20%) Ruby
9 1 (1.20%) Korn
9 1 (1.20%) PHP5
9 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.20%) C
9 1 (1.20%) Python
9 1 (1.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.02%) JNCIA
1 5 (6.02%) CCNA
1 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.61%) RHCE
3 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.84%) NFS
2 6 (7.23%) vSphere
3 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (16.87%) VMware
2 10 (12.05%) Red Hat
3 9 (10.84%) Citrix
3 9 (10.84%) Redknee
4 7 (8.43%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (7.23%) Lotus
5 6 (7.23%) Symantec
5 6 (7.23%) EMC
5 6 (7.23%) Adobe
5 6 (7.23%) SAP
6 5 (6.02%) Sun
6 5 (6.02%) Cisco
6 5 (6.02%) Juniper
7 4 (4.82%) IBM
7 4 (4.82%) HP
7 4 (4.82%) Business Objects
7 4 (4.82%) GigaSpaces
8 2 (2.41%) InterSystems
9 1 (1.20%) Zend
9 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
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