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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 30 10 33
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +23
Contract jobs citing Java 2 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.75% 10.93% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 35.06% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 4
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£413 £288 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
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
59 77 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 22.26% 31.17% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 30
Average daily rate £350 £310 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 26
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 28 May 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 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) TDD
3 17 (42.50%) SOAP
4 12 (30.00%) QA
5 11 (27.50%) Linux
6 10 (25.00%) UNIX
6 10 (25.00%) Finance
7 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
7 9 (22.50%) VMware
8 7 (17.50%) Pair Programming
8 7 (17.50%) HTTP
8 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
8 7 (17.50%) OO
9 6 (15.00%) Web Services
9 6 (15.00%) XML
9 6 (15.00%) MUMPS
9 6 (15.00%) SAP
9 6 (15.00%) J2EE
9 6 (15.00%) InterSystems
9 6 (15.00%) RESTful
9 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
9 6 (15.00%) Selenium
9 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
9 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 6 (15.00%) InterSystems Cache
10 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
10 5 (12.50%) Groovy
10 5 (12.50%) BDD
10 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (12.50%) SAP BW

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
1 1 (2.50%) Liferay
1 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Retail-J
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.50%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) HTTP
1 7 (17.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
3 3 (7.50%) DAB
4 2 (5.00%) LAN
4 2 (5.00%) WAN
4 2 (5.00%) Internet
4 2 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 5 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 5 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (12.50%) DB2
2 5 (12.50%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (12.50%) SAP HANA
3 4 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
1 6 (15.00%) Selenium
2 4 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) JBehave
3 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.50%) Hudson
4 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.50%) Gradle
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Developer
2 13 (32.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Project Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Technical Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Architect
7 2 (5.00%) SAP Technical Architect
7 2 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) SOAP
2 6 (15.00%) Web Services
2 6 (15.00%) XML
2 6 (15.00%) J2EE
2 6 (15.00%) RESTful
3 5 (12.50%) REST
4 4 (10.00%) HTML
4 4 (10.00%) Middleware
5 2 (5.00%) JSON
6 1 (2.50%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (2.50%) Spring
6 1 (2.50%) J2ME
6 1 (2.50%) CSS
6 1 (2.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) Web 2.0
2 3 (7.50%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.50%) Online Games
3 1 (2.50%) DTV
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) UNIX
3 5 (12.50%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) AIX
3 5 (12.50%) Solaris
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.00%) Android
6 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) TDD
3 7 (17.50%) Pair Programming
3 7 (17.50%) OO
4 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (15.00%) Scrum
5 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.50%) BDD
5 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.00%) User Stories
6 4 (10.00%) Code Coverage
6 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.50%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Web Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) Open Source
7 3 (7.50%) SEO
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) MUMPS
2 5 (12.50%) Groovy
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) ABAP
3 4 (10.00%) Perl
3 4 (10.00%) Scala
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) NFS
1 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) VMware
2 6 (15.00%) SAP
2 6 (15.00%) InterSystems
3 5 (12.50%) IBM
3 5 (12.50%) HP
3 5 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 4 (10.00%) Tekelec
4 4 (10.00%) Sandvine
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.00%) Redknee
5 1 (2.50%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (2.50%) TIBCO