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 28 June 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.

Java
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 15 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16  
Contract jobs citing Java 6 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.35% 7.55% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 30.00% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 2
Median daily rate £525 £450 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -1.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £368 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

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 42 40 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 30.43% 25.16% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 42
Median daily rate £413 £390 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +32.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Slough over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 28 June 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 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) Internet
4 4 (36.36%) Nagios
4 4 (36.36%) CentOS
4 4 (36.36%) LAMP
4 4 (36.36%) ZABBIX
4 4 (36.36%) Sensu
5 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
5 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
2 4 (36.36%) MySQL
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Project Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Presales Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LAMP
1 4 (36.36%) Sensu
2 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) Memcached
3 2 (18.18%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE
4 1 (9.09%) JAX-RS
4 1 (9.09%) JPA
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) RESTful
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
4 1 (9.09%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (36.36%) CentOS
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 2 (18.18%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Product Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Nagios
1 4 (36.36%) ZABBIX
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Pacemaker
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) NetApp
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) Lotus
3 1 (9.09%) MuleSoft
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel