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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing Java 42 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.64% 3.32% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.90% 11.43% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 4
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£317 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.60% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
117 70 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 37.99% 29.05% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 34 25
Average daily rate £325 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 December 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 December 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 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) TDD
3 22 (29.33%) SOAP
4 16 (21.33%) Linux
4 16 (21.33%) DNS
5 15 (20.00%) Pair Programming
6 14 (18.67%) Telecoms
7 13 (17.33%) Solaris
7 13 (17.33%) QA
7 13 (17.33%) Selenium
7 13 (17.33%) Groovy
7 13 (17.33%) WebDriver
8 12 (16.00%) Scala
8 12 (16.00%) UNIX
8 12 (16.00%) Finance
9 11 (14.67%) Banking
9 11 (14.67%) Scrum
9 11 (14.67%) Web Services
9 11 (14.67%) Perl
9 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
9 11 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (14.67%) MongoDB
10 10 (13.33%) Mobile App
10 10 (13.33%) RESTful
10 10 (13.33%) Citrix
10 10 (13.33%) NFS
10 10 (13.33%) SQL
10 10 (13.33%) Redknee
11 9 (12.00%) VMware
11 9 (12.00%) HTML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (8.00%) IIS
1 6 (8.00%) IBM Notes
1 6 (8.00%) Lotus Domino
1 6 (8.00%) GlassFish
2 4 (5.33%) Apache
3 3 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.00%) Alfresco
3 3 (4.00%) Liferay
4 1 (1.33%) Mule
4 1 (1.33%) WordPress
4 1 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.33%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Force.com
2 3 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.33%) DNS
2 6 (8.00%) HTTP
3 2 (2.67%) Internet
3 2 (2.67%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (10.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.67%) MySQL
5 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.33%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Selenium
1 13 (17.33%) WebDriver
2 9 (12.00%) JIRA
3 6 (8.00%) Subversion
4 4 (5.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (4.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.00%) JBehave
5 3 (4.00%) Gradle
6 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.67%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.33%) InstallAnywhere
7 1 (1.33%) Hudson
7 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.33%) Maven
7 1 (1.33%) Ant
7 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.33%) Android Studio
General
1 14 (18.67%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.00%) Finance
3 11 (14.67%) Banking
4 5 (6.67%) Turkish Language
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (46.67%) Developer
2 19 (25.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Analyst
4 9 (12.00%) Project Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Web Support Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Web Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Tester
8 3 (4.00%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.00%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.67%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) SOAP
2 11 (14.67%) Web Services
3 10 (13.33%) RESTful
4 9 (12.00%) HTML
5 7 (9.33%) .NET
5 7 (9.33%) Visualforce
6 6 (8.00%) Flash
7 4 (5.33%) J2EE
7 4 (5.33%) XML
8 3 (4.00%) XSLT
8 3 (4.00%) Struts
8 3 (4.00%) XHTML
8 3 (4.00%) Servlets
8 3 (4.00%) Velocity
8 3 (4.00%) JSR 168
8 3 (4.00%) Spring
9 2 (2.67%) Ajax
9 2 (2.67%) Middleware
10 1 (1.33%) J2ME
10 1 (1.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.33%) Open Source
3 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (8.00%) CLARiiON
4 5 (6.67%) Web 2.0
4 5 (6.67%) User Experience
4 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.33%) DTV
6 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 13 (17.33%) Solaris
3 12 (16.00%) UNIX
4 11 (14.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (10.67%) Windows
6 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.00%) Android
8 5 (6.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) TDD
3 15 (20.00%) Pair Programming
4 11 (14.67%) Scrum
5 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (12.00%) Code Coverage
5 9 (12.00%) BDD
6 8 (10.67%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.33%) Extreme Programming
7 7 (9.33%) SOA
8 6 (8.00%) Change Management
8 6 (8.00%) Web Development
9 5 (6.67%) Web Analytics
9 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.67%) SEO
9 5 (6.67%) ERP
9 5 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 5 (6.67%) Feature Driven Development
9 5 (6.67%) Analytics
9 5 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.33%) Groovy
2 12 (16.00%) Scala
3 11 (14.67%) Perl
4 10 (13.33%) SQL
5 7 (9.33%) Apex Code
6 6 (8.00%) C#
6 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.67%) C++
8 2 (2.67%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) C
9 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.33%) Python
9 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.33%) Ruby
9 1 (1.33%) Korn
9 1 (1.33%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) CCNA
1 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (9.33%) JNCIA
2 5 (6.67%) RHCE
3 1 (1.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.33%) QA
2 5 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) NFS
2 6 (8.00%) vSphere
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Red Hat
2 10 (13.33%) Redknee
2 10 (13.33%) Citrix
3 9 (12.00%) VMware
4 7 (9.33%) Juniper
4 7 (9.33%) Sun
4 7 (9.33%) Cisco
4 7 (9.33%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (8.00%) Adobe
5 6 (8.00%) EMC
5 6 (8.00%) Lotus
5 6 (8.00%) Symantec
6 3 (4.00%) GigaSpaces
7 1 (1.33%) Zend
7 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.33%) Apple
7 1 (1.33%) Informatica
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft