Period
to 12 December 2019

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 12 December 2019 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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 33 9
Rank change year-on-year +9 -24 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 11 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.12% 2.87% 8.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.67% 8.06% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 19
Slough median daily rate £313 £675 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -53.70% +50.00% +40.63%
10th Percentile £261 £358 £356
90th Percentile £385 £693 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £440 £500
% change year-on-year +5.11% -12.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £35.50

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 75 124 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 28.09% 35.53% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 83 70
Slough median daily rate £476 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% - +21.21%
10th Percentile £341 £225 £312
90th Percentile £573 £550 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Slough median hourly rate - £15.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.41% +6.49%
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £44.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year +62.01% +35.61% +2.33%

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Java.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (36.36%) Microservices
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) HP ALM
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
5 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) AWS
5 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
5 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) SQL

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 2 (18.18%) CMS
1 2 (18.18%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Spatial
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (9.09%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (18.18%) Kong
3 1 (9.09%) Serverless
3 1 (9.09%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) IPv6
2 1 (9.09%) 802.15
2 1 (9.09%) DMZ
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) GIS
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) QA Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) Kafka
3 2 (18.18%) React
3 2 (18.18%) React Native
3 2 (18.18%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) 802.1X
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) Memcached
4 1 (9.09%) PostGIS
4 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) Cyberattack
3 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (36.36%) Defect Management
4 4 (36.36%) DevOps
4 4 (36.36%) Microservices
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Data Extraction
6 2 (18.18%) Open Source
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) V-Model
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Clojure
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 1 (9.09%) C
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) CEH
2 1 (9.09%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) GIAC
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) OSCE
2 1 (9.09%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) NIST
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
2 1 (9.09%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) HP ALM
2 2 (18.18%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (9.09%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) HP Fortify
3 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Pacemaker
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Black Duck
3 1 (9.09%) CA
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Ericsson
3 1 (9.09%) Micro Focus
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Qualys
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Sonatype