Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 18 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 17 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.12% 5.76% 6.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.91% 17.17% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 15
Slough median daily rate £363 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.77% +1.67% +12.36%
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £12.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year - -4.00% -66.67%

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 114 99 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 34.34% 33.56% 28.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 73 59
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £253 £307 £275
90th Percentile £541 £525 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Slough median hourly rate - - £38.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £19.66 £13.75
% change year-on-year +52.59% +42.98% -61.27%

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 26 September 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 26 September 2018, 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 9 (52.94%) Python
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) C
3 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (35.29%) Private Cloud
4 6 (35.29%) Performance Optimisation
4 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 6 (35.29%) SLA
4 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (29.41%) Huawei
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco
5 5 (29.41%) Mandarin Language
5 5 (29.41%) Alibaba
5 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 4 (23.53%) Scala
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) Data Science
8 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
8 2 (11.76%) Docker
8 2 (11.76%) Microservices
8 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Firewall

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 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) nginx
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.88%) SSH
2 1 (5.88%) tcpdump
2 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.88%) GitLab
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (29.41%) Mandarin Language
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Angular 2
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Private Cloud
2 6 (35.29%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Debian
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Optimisation
1 6 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Data Science
4 2 (11.76%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) OO
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (5.88%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Python
2 7 (41.18%) C
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 4 (23.53%) Scala
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) ES6
6 1 (5.88%) Java 8
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) GPG13
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) iptables
2 1 (5.88%) KVM
2 1 (5.88%) Postfix
2 1 (5.88%) Squid
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Alibaba
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) Huawei
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) VMware