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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 5 22 16
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 32 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 11.23% 3.66% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.65% 15.52% 28.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 15
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £371 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
98 58 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 34.39% 23.58% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 39
Average daily rate £325 £331 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 20
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 44 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.44%) TDD
3 27 (34.18%) SOAP
4 19 (24.05%) QA
5 15 (18.99%) Linux
6 14 (17.72%) Web Services
6 14 (17.72%) UNIX
6 14 (17.72%) VMware
6 14 (17.72%) Finance
7 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
7 13 (16.46%) Pair Programming
7 13 (16.46%) Selenium
7 13 (16.46%) WebDriver
8 11 (13.92%) RESTful
8 11 (13.92%) SQL
8 11 (13.92%) HTTP
8 11 (13.92%) DNS
9 10 (12.66%) Code Coverage
9 10 (12.66%) Scrum
9 10 (12.66%) BDD
9 10 (12.66%) Groovy
10 9 (11.39%) JIRA
10 9 (11.39%) MongoDB
10 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
10 9 (11.39%) Windows
11 8 (10.13%) Solaris
11 8 (10.13%) HTML
11 8 (10.13%) ERP
11 8 (10.13%) Scala
11 8 (10.13%) User Stories

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (5.06%) IIS
1 4 (5.06%) IBM Notes
1 4 (5.06%) Lotus Domino
1 4 (5.06%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.27%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.27%) Liferay
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.27%) Retail-J
2 1 (1.27%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Force.com
2 3 (3.80%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) HTTP
1 11 (13.92%) DNS
2 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.80%) DAB
4 2 (2.53%) Firewall
4 2 (2.53%) Internet
4 2 (2.53%) LAN
4 2 (2.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) MongoDB
1 9 (11.39%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.59%) InterSystems Cache
3 5 (6.33%) SAP Data Services
3 5 (6.33%) SAP HANA
3 5 (6.33%) DB2
3 5 (6.33%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (6.33%) SAP BW
4 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Selenium
1 13 (16.46%) WebDriver
2 9 (11.39%) JIRA
3 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.53%) JBehave
4 2 (2.53%) Subversion
4 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.53%) Hudson
5 1 (1.27%) Gradle
5 1 (1.27%) InstallAnywhere
5 1 (1.27%) Maven
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.27%) Ant
5 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.27%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.27%) Bugzilla
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.86%) Banking
4 5 (6.33%) Turkish Language
5 2 (2.53%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 2 (2.53%) Electronics
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (48.10%) Developer
2 19 (24.05%) Java Developer
3 15 (18.99%) Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Agile Business Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Architect
6 6 (7.59%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Project Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Test Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Tester
8 4 (5.06%) QA Tester
8 4 (5.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Technical Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Solutions Designer
9 3 (3.80%) Designer
9 3 (3.80%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.53%) SAP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.18%) SOAP
2 14 (17.72%) Web Services
3 11 (13.92%) RESTful
4 8 (10.13%) HTML
5 7 (8.86%) J2EE
6 6 (7.59%) XML
6 6 (7.59%) Visualforce
6 6 (7.59%) REST
7 5 (6.33%) .NET
8 4 (5.06%) Flash
8 4 (5.06%) Middleware
9 2 (2.53%) JSON
10 1 (1.27%) Spring
10 1 (1.27%) Struts
10 1 (1.27%) J2ME
10 1 (1.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Web 2.0
1 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
1 7 (8.86%) User Experience
2 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.06%) Open Source
4 4 (5.06%) CLARiiON
5 3 (3.80%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.53%) DTV
6 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Linux
2 14 (17.72%) UNIX
3 9 (11.39%) Windows
4 8 (10.13%) Solaris
5 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (6.33%) AIX
7 4 (5.06%) Android
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.44%) TDD
3 13 (16.46%) Pair Programming
4 10 (12.66%) BDD
4 10 (12.66%) Code Coverage
4 10 (12.66%) Scrum
5 8 (10.13%) ERP
5 8 (10.13%) User Stories
6 7 (8.86%) Analytics
6 7 (8.86%) OO
6 7 (8.86%) Extreme Programming
6 7 (8.86%) SEO
6 7 (8.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (8.86%) Feature Driven Development
6 7 (8.86%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.86%) Web Analytics
7 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (7.59%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.33%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (6.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) Groovy
3 8 (10.13%) Scala
4 7 (8.86%) Perl
5 6 (7.59%) Apex Code
5 6 (7.59%) MUMPS
5 6 (7.59%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (6.33%) ABAP
7 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.53%) JNCIA
2 2 (2.53%) CCNA
2 2 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.53%) RHCE
3 1 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.05%) QA
2 5 (6.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) NFS
2 5 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) VMware
2 7 (8.86%) Redknee
2 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
2 7 (8.86%) SAP
2 7 (8.86%) Citrix
3 6 (7.59%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (7.59%) InterSystems
4 5 (6.33%) Business Objects
4 5 (6.33%) HP
4 5 (6.33%) IBM
5 4 (5.06%) Adobe
5 4 (5.06%) EMC
5 4 (5.06%) Lotus
5 4 (5.06%) Symantec
6 2 (2.53%) Juniper
6 2 (2.53%) Sun
6 2 (2.53%) Cisco
7 1 (1.27%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.27%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (1.27%) Atlassian