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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 12 5 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing Java 19 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.69% 12.30% 4.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.55% 32.48% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 10
Average daily rate £370 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £248 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £518 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+8.50% -6.25%
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
55 117 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.27% 37.86% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 69 35
Average daily rate £350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £94.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.76% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £32.50 £27.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £158.90 £35.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) REST
3 14 (34.15%) hybris
3 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
3 14 (34.15%) SOAP
3 14 (34.15%) E-Commerce
4 12 (29.27%) HTTP
4 12 (29.27%) J2EE
5 11 (26.83%) SOA
5 11 (26.83%) Java EE
6 10 (24.39%) EAI
6 10 (24.39%) Kerberos
6 10 (24.39%) Identity Management
7 9 (21.95%) OpenID
7 9 (21.95%) OAuth2
8 8 (19.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (19.51%) Linux
8 8 (19.51%) Migration
9 7 (17.07%) CMS
9 7 (17.07%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
10 6 (14.63%) OOP
10 6 (14.63%) OO
10 6 (14.63%) Ant
10 6 (14.63%) C++
10 6 (14.63%) Middleware
11 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
11 5 (12.20%) Windows
11 5 (12.20%) Retail
11 5 (12.20%) Software Testing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (19.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (17.07%) CMS
3 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
3 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.88%) Confluence
5 1 (2.44%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Magento
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Force.com
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.44%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) HTTP
2 10 (24.39%) Kerberos
3 4 (9.76%) FTP
4 2 (4.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Ant
2 5 (12.20%) Eclipse
3 4 (9.76%) Introscope
3 4 (9.76%) JProfiler
3 4 (9.76%) Toad
4 3 (7.32%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.88%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (4.88%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (4.88%) Subversion
6 1 (2.44%) Android Studio
6 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.44%) Protractor
6 1 (2.44%) Selenium
6 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Analyst
1 13 (31.71%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Hybris Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Hybris Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Junior
6 3 (7.32%) Junior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Tester
7 2 (4.88%) SOA Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Telecoms Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (36.59%) REST
2 14 (34.15%) SOAP
3 12 (29.27%) J2EE
4 11 (26.83%) Java EE
5 9 (21.95%) OAuth2
5 9 (21.95%) OpenID
6 6 (14.63%) Middleware
7 4 (9.76%) Spring
7 4 (9.76%) Visualforce
8 3 (7.32%) Web Services
9 2 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.88%) jBPM
9 2 (4.88%) JDBC
9 2 (4.88%) ODBC
9 2 (4.88%) Spring Security
9 2 (4.88%) XML
10 1 (2.44%) OpenCL
10 1 (2.44%) PhoneGap
10 1 (2.44%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.88%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.44%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Solaris
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) E-Commerce
3 11 (26.83%) SOA
4 10 (24.39%) EAI
4 10 (24.39%) Identity Management
5 8 (19.51%) Migration
6 7 (17.07%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (14.63%) OO
7 6 (14.63%) OOP
8 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
9 4 (9.76%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Functional Testing
10 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.32%) Scrum
11 2 (4.88%) B2C
11 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.88%) Project Management
11 2 (4.88%) Regression Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) C++
2 4 (9.76%) Apex Code
2 4 (9.76%) R
2 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) VB
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.32%) Python
4 2 (4.88%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) C#
5 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) ISEB
1 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP SiteScope
1 4 (9.76%) nmon
2 2 (4.88%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.44%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) hybris
2 4 (9.76%) ATG
2 4 (9.76%) Demandware
2 4 (9.76%) IBM
2 4 (9.76%) Intershop
2 4 (9.76%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (7.32%) HP
4 2 (4.88%) BMC
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) CA
5 1 (2.44%) Google
5 1 (2.44%) Rackspace