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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 23 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 10 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.46% 12.45% 5.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.63% 39.02% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 6
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£488 £298 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.86% -35.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £240 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £476 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
Java
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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
64 82 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.15% 31.91% 37.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 55 42
Average daily rate £363 £323 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% +11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £36.50 £44.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% +23.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 31 July 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 12 (60.00%) SOAP
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
4 7 (35.00%) Groovy
4 7 (35.00%) Scala
4 7 (35.00%) REST
5 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) JIRA
5 6 (30.00%) QA
6 5 (25.00%) JUnit
6 5 (25.00%) UNIX
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) Node.js
6 5 (25.00%) TestNG
6 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (25.00%) Sass
6 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (25.00%) Grunt
6 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (20.00%) Android
7 4 (20.00%) Jasmine
7 4 (20.00%) GitHub

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (25.00%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Retail-J
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
1 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (25.00%) Grunt
2 5 (25.00%) TestNG
2 5 (25.00%) JUnit
3 4 (20.00%) IntelliJ
3 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (5.00%) JBehave
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) Maven
5 1 (5.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Games
1 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 3 (15.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) SOAP
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 7 (35.00%) REST
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) Sass
5 5 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) JSON
9 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.00%) Online Games
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) TDD
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (25.00%) Software Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) User Stories
7 3 (15.00%) Android Development
7 3 (15.00%) Low Latency
8 2 (10.00%) Feature Driven Development
8 2 (10.00%) Analytics
8 2 (10.00%) OO
8 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (10.00%) SEO
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) Pair Programming
8 2 (10.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Groovy
1 7 (35.00%) Scala
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) MUMPS
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) NFS
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) InterSystems
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Redknee
2 1 (5.00%) Tekelec
2 1 (5.00%) Sandvine
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) BMC
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.00%) Remedy
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago