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 3 months to 22 March 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 15 16 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -8  
Contract jobs citing Java 6 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.32% 4.93% 10.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.14% 31.43% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 17
Median daily rate £500 £150 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +233.33% -52.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £135 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £332 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 35 35 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 25.18% 15.70% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 46
Median daily rate £450 £305 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £145 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.57% +438.46%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Slough

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 12 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 10 (47.62%) Open Source
2 10 (47.62%) HTML
3 9 (42.86%) XML
3 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Groovy
3 9 (42.86%) Scala
4 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 8 (38.10%) Subversion
4 8 (38.10%) Web Application Development
4 8 (38.10%) GitHub
4 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
4 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) J2EE
4 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
4 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
4 8 (38.10%) IT Strategy
5 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 7 (33.33%) Servlets
5 7 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
5 7 (33.33%) Gradle
5 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 7 (33.33%) Spring
5 7 (33.33%) JIRA
5 7 (33.33%) Velocity
6 6 (28.57%) Quality Management
6 6 (28.57%) Apache
7 5 (23.81%) UML

Java
Top Related 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 8 (38.10%) Tomcat
2 6 (28.57%) Apache
3 4 (19.05%) Alfresco
3 4 (19.05%) Liferay
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) IPv4
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Jenkins
1 8 (38.10%) Subversion
2 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 7 (33.33%) Gradle
2 7 (33.33%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) IntelliJ
4 3 (14.29%) GDB
5 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Business Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Project Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) UI Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) ERP Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
6 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Presales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 9 (42.86%) XML
3 8 (38.10%) J2EE
4 7 (33.33%) Servlets
4 7 (33.33%) Spring
4 7 (33.33%) Velocity
5 4 (19.05%) JSR 168
5 4 (19.05%) REST
5 4 (19.05%) Struts
5 4 (19.05%) XHTML
5 4 (19.05%) XSLT
6 2 (9.52%) .NET
6 2 (9.52%) Memcached
6 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (4.76%) CSS3
7 1 (4.76%) HTML5
7 1 (4.76%) Java EE
7 1 (4.76%) jQuery
7 1 (4.76%) Sass
7 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) FlexPod
2 1 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Solaris
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Open Source
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (38.10%) E-Commerce
3 8 (38.10%) IT Strategy
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 8 (38.10%) Web Application Development
4 7 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
4 7 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Pair Programming
5 6 (28.57%) Quality Management
6 5 (23.81%) UML
7 4 (19.05%) Microservices
7 4 (19.05%) MVC
8 3 (14.29%) OO
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
9 2 (9.52%) Project Management
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Groovy
1 9 (42.86%) Scala
2 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Corosync
2 1 (4.76%) vCloud
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Pacemaker
3 1 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) GigaSpaces
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Lotus
4 1 (4.76%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.76%) Nimsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Siebel
4 1 (4.76%) VMware