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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 8 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 38 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.97% 6.61% 13.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.48% 18.28% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 14
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£321 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.72% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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 93 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 39.93% 36.19% 39.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 47 27
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 31 (43.66%) SOAP
2 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (30.99%) Telecoms
4 20 (28.17%) DNS
5 19 (26.76%) .NET
6 18 (25.35%) Linux
7 16 (22.54%) Finance
8 15 (21.13%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (21.13%) Solaris
8 15 (21.13%) TDD
9 14 (19.72%) RESTful
9 14 (19.72%) Windows
9 14 (19.72%) J2EE
10 13 (18.31%) UNIX
10 13 (18.31%) Cisco
10 13 (18.31%) CCNA
10 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (18.31%) Groovy
11 12 (16.90%) Pair Programming
11 12 (16.90%) Scala
11 12 (16.90%) Open Source
11 12 (16.90%) Perl
12 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
12 11 (15.49%) SOA
12 11 (15.49%) Red Hat
12 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (15.49%) Banking
13 10 (14.08%) Redknee
13 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (8.45%) IIS
1 6 (8.45%) IBM Notes
1 6 (8.45%) Lotus Domino
1 6 (8.45%) GlassFish
2 4 (5.63%) Apache
3 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.23%) Alfresco
3 3 (4.23%) Liferay
4 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) PegaRULES
5 1 (1.41%) Mule
5 1 (1.41%) WordPress
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Force.com
2 3 (4.23%) GitHub
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.17%) DNS
2 6 (8.45%) HTTP
3 4 (5.63%) ISDN
3 4 (5.63%) VoIP
3 4 (5.63%) DHCP
3 4 (5.63%) RTP
4 2 (2.82%) FTP
4 2 (2.82%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.41%) SMS
5 1 (1.41%) SS7
5 1 (1.41%) ISUP
5 1 (1.41%) INAP
5 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.04%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.41%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Eclipse
2 8 (11.27%) Subversion
3 7 (9.86%) Selenium
4 5 (7.04%) WebDriver
4 5 (7.04%) JIRA
5 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.63%) Mercurial
5 4 (5.63%) Ant
5 4 (5.63%) IntelliJ
6 3 (4.23%) Gradle
7 2 (2.82%) Toad
7 2 (2.82%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.82%) Introscope
7 2 (2.82%) Rational Performance Tester
7 2 (2.82%) JProfiler
8 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.41%) Hudson
8 1 (1.41%) Mockito
General
1 22 (30.99%) Telecoms
2 16 (22.54%) Finance
3 11 (15.49%) Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Marketing
4 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Developer
2 20 (28.17%) Analyst
3 16 (22.54%) Java Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Project Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Business Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (9.86%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Web Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Web Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) SOAP
2 19 (26.76%) .NET
3 14 (19.72%) J2EE
3 14 (19.72%) RESTful
4 10 (14.08%) Web Services
5 9 (12.68%) XML
6 7 (9.86%) HTML
6 7 (9.86%) Visualforce
7 6 (8.45%) Flash
8 4 (5.63%) Struts
8 4 (5.63%) Spring
8 4 (5.63%) Middleware
9 3 (4.23%) Servlets
9 3 (4.23%) Velocity
9 3 (4.23%) JSR 168
9 3 (4.23%) XHTML
9 3 (4.23%) XSLT
10 2 (2.82%) ODBC
10 2 (2.82%) JDBC
10 2 (2.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Open Source
2 10 (14.08%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.45%) CLARiiON
4 5 (7.04%) DTV
5 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.82%) User Experience
6 2 (2.82%) iPhone
6 2 (2.82%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.41%) IVR
7 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Linux
2 15 (21.13%) Solaris
3 14 (19.72%) Windows
4 13 (18.31%) UNIX
5 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (5.63%) Android
8 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (21.13%) TDD
3 12 (16.90%) Pair Programming
4 11 (15.49%) SOA
5 10 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.68%) Scrum
7 8 (11.27%) Migration
8 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (9.86%) CRM
8 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.45%) Change Management
9 6 (8.45%) OO
9 6 (8.45%) Web Development
9 6 (8.45%) Analytics
10 5 (7.04%) Functional Testing
10 5 (7.04%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
10 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (7.04%) MVC
11 4 (5.63%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) Groovy
2 12 (16.90%) Scala
2 12 (16.90%) Perl
3 9 (12.68%) C++
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript
4 7 (9.86%) Apex Code
5 6 (8.45%) SQL
6 4 (5.63%) C#
6 4 (5.63%) SOQL
6 4 (5.63%) SOSL
7 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.82%) VB
8 2 (2.82%) PHP
9 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.41%) Python
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.41%) Ruby
9 1 (1.41%) Korn
9 1 (1.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) CCNA
1 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (12.68%) JNCIA
3 7 (9.86%) RHCE
4 4 (5.63%) CCVP
4 4 (5.63%) MCSE
4 4 (5.63%) MCTS
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.23%) ISEB
6 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.82%) Degree
6 2 (2.82%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) NFS
2 6 (8.45%) vSphere
3 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.82%) nmon
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (18.31%) Cisco
3 11 (15.49%) Red Hat
4 10 (14.08%) Citrix
4 10 (14.08%) Siebel
4 10 (14.08%) Redknee
5 9 (12.68%) Sun
5 9 (12.68%) Juniper
6 6 (8.45%) EMC
6 6 (8.45%) Adobe
6 6 (8.45%) Symantec
6 6 (8.45%) VMware
6 6 (8.45%) Lotus
7 5 (7.04%) SAP
8 4 (5.63%) Oracle
9 3 (4.23%) GigaSpaces
10 2 (2.82%) Apple
11 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.41%) Informatica
11 1 (1.41%) ILOG
Slough, Berkshire
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