Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 21 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.64% 8.42% 9.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.43% 21.70% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 32
Slough median daily rate £463 £320 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.76% +4.33% -3.24%
10th Percentile £356 £293 £250
90th Percentile £544 £450 £467
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £439 £425
% change year-on-year +8.26% +3.24% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £42.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £12.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +184.00% -66.67% -6.25%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 98 106 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 35.64% 38.83% 26.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 72 91
Slough median daily rate £400 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £309 £276 £250
90th Percentile £516 £450 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Slough median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £40.50 £36.75 £14.33
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £144.38
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +16.92%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Slough

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Slough

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Slough over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Slough

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Java.

1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
1 10 (47.62%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) ETL
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Docker
3 7 (33.33%) Kafka
3 7 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 7 (33.33%) Big Data
3 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (33.33%) Windows
3 7 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 6 (28.57%) Kubernetes
4 6 (28.57%) Spark Streaming
4 6 (28.57%) HTML
4 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (28.57%) Star Schema
4 6 (28.57%) Open Source
4 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 6 (28.57%) GitHub
5 5 (23.81%) Apache Flume
5 5 (23.81%) Sqoop
5 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
5 5 (23.81%) Ambari
5 5 (23.81%) HDFS
5 5 (23.81%) Oozie
5 5 (23.81%) Tableau
5 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
5 5 (23.81%) Unix
5 5 (23.81%) IBM

Java
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 7 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) GitHub
2 5 (23.81%) Bluemix
2 5 (23.81%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Datadog
4 1 (4.76%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (4.76%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 7 (33.33%) Big Data
1 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (28.57%) Star Schema
3 5 (23.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (23.81%) Sqoop
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.52%) MySQL
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Big Data Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Data Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Hadoop Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Java Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Integration Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Architect
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Kafka
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) Spark Streaming
3 5 (23.81%) PySpark
4 4 (19.05%) jQuery
4 4 (19.05%) Spring
5 3 (14.29%) JSP
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 2 (9.52%) EJB
6 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.52%) HTML5
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE
6 2 (9.52%) JPA
6 2 (9.52%) JSF
6 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
6 2 (9.52%) Servlets
6 2 (9.52%) Struts
6 2 (9.52%) Web Services
6 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
1 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ETL
2 6 (28.57%) Open Source
3 5 (23.81%) Test Automation
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Dashboard Development
4 4 (19.05%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.52%) High Availability
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) MSF
6 2 (9.52%) Scrum
6 2 (9.52%) SOA
6 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) TDD
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 2 (9.52%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) ES6
6 1 (4.76%) GraphQL
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Docker
2 5 (23.81%) Apache Flume
2 5 (23.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 5 (23.81%) Ambari
2 5 (23.81%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (23.81%) Oozie
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
2 5 (23.81%) Tableau
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) BMC
4 1 (4.76%) PagerDuty
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com