The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 24 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.70% 1.50% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.55% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £340 £125 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +172.00% -44.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +8.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 133 194 282
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 93.66% 97.00% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 125 168
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Slough

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Slough

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Slough

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) GitHub
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Gradle
3 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Velocity
3 2 (50.00%) Groovy
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) REST

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Gradle
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) Velocity
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) JSR 168
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
3 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Microservices
3 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) API Integration
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Groovy
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) GigaSpaces