The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 2 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 127 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.23% 10.54% 11.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.47% 21.51% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 28 22
Median daily rate £465 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.26% +7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £409 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Java
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
221 172 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 59.57% 49.00% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 145 68
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £55.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +144.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Oxford region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Java.

1 105 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (39.34%) JavaScript
3 80 (37.91%) AngularJS
4 78 (36.97%) Spring
4 78 (36.97%) Amazon AWS
5 65 (30.81%) JSON
5 65 (30.81%) SQL
6 62 (29.38%) JUnit
6 62 (29.38%) Tomcat
6 62 (29.38%) Maven
7 55 (26.07%) RESTful
8 53 (25.12%) HTML
8 53 (25.12%) MongoDB
9 51 (24.17%) Scrum
10 46 (21.80%) Web Services
11 43 (20.38%) HTML5
12 42 (19.91%) TDD
12 42 (19.91%) Migration
13 40 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (18.48%) Kanban
14 39 (18.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 39 (18.48%) Linux
14 39 (18.48%) Cucumber
15 38 (18.01%) Cloud Computing
16 37 (17.54%) XML
17 36 (17.06%) Finance
18 35 (16.59%) C++
18 35 (16.59%) J2EE
19 34 (16.11%) WebLogic
19 34 (16.11%) Python

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 62 (29.38%) Tomcat
2 34 (16.11%) Elasticsearch
2 34 (16.11%) WebLogic
3 24 (11.37%) JBoss
4 17 (8.06%) WebSphere
5 12 (5.69%) Oracle Service Bus
6 11 (5.21%) Apache
7 10 (4.74%) Apache Solr
7 10 (4.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (4.27%) Confluence
9 8 (3.79%) nginx
10 7 (3.32%) Jetty
11 6 (2.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.47%) Alfresco
13 1 (0.47%) Apache ServiceMix
13 1 (0.47%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Magento
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 78 (36.97%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (18.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (18.01%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (13.74%) PaaS
5 23 (10.90%) GitHub
6 16 (7.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (4.27%) Amazon S3
7 9 (4.27%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (3.32%) Boomi
10 2 (0.95%) Office 365
11 1 (0.47%) IaaS
11 1 (0.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.32%) FTP
1 7 (3.32%) SSL
2 6 (2.84%) SSH
3 2 (0.95%) DNS
3 2 (0.95%) Network Security
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) Intranet
4 1 (0.47%) LAN
4 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (25.12%) MongoDB
2 22 (10.43%) Couchbase
3 15 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (5.69%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.21%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.74%) KDB
7 9 (4.27%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.79%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.37%) MySQL
9 5 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.90%) Big Data
11 2 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.95%) OLTP
12 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (29.38%) JUnit
1 62 (29.38%) Maven
2 39 (18.48%) Cucumber
3 32 (15.17%) Jenkins
4 27 (12.80%) Mockito
5 23 (10.90%) JIRA
5 23 (10.90%) Spock
6 20 (9.48%) Git (software)
6 20 (9.48%) Gradle
7 16 (7.58%) Talend Open Studio
8 11 (5.21%) Selenium
9 10 (4.74%) TeamCity
10 9 (4.27%) Subversion
11 8 (3.79%) SoapUI
12 6 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.90%) GitLab
14 3 (1.42%) IntelliJ
15 1 (0.47%) Appium
15 1 (0.47%) WebDriver
15 1 (0.47%) Xcode
General
1 36 (17.06%) Finance
2 32 (15.17%) Publishing
3 11 (5.21%) Front Office
4 7 (3.32%) Retail
5 6 (2.84%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.84%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.95%) Advertising
6 2 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 162 (76.78%) Developer
2 105 (49.76%) Java Developer
3 24 (11.37%) AWS Developer
4 22 (10.43%) Java Engineer
4 22 (10.43%) Software Engineer
5 21 (9.95%) ETL Developer
5 21 (9.95%) Java Software Engineer
6 17 (8.06%) Agile Developer
6 17 (8.06%) Agile Java Developer
7 15 (7.11%) C++ Developer
7 15 (7.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 15 (7.11%) Java Software Developer
8 14 (6.64%) Architect
9 13 (6.16%) Analyst
9 13 (6.16%) Oracle Developer
9 13 (6.16%) Senior Developer
9 13 (6.16%) SQL Developer
9 13 (6.16%) Web Developer
10 11 (5.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (5.21%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (37.91%) AngularJS
2 78 (36.97%) Spring
3 65 (30.81%) JSON
4 55 (26.07%) RESTful
5 53 (25.12%) HTML
6 46 (21.80%) Web Services
7 43 (20.38%) HTML5
8 37 (17.54%) XML
9 35 (16.59%) J2EE
10 30 (14.22%) JMS
11 29 (13.74%) REST
12 14 (6.64%) .NET
12 14 (6.64%) CSS
12 14 (6.64%) SOAP
12 14 (6.64%) XSLT
13 12 (5.69%) EJB
14 11 (5.21%) JPA
14 11 (5.21%) XHTML
15 10 (4.74%) NumPy
15 10 (4.74%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.16%) Hedge funds
2 12 (5.69%) Data Integration
3 10 (4.74%) Algorithms
3 10 (4.74%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.74%) Statistics
3 10 (4.74%) Visualisation
4 5 (2.37%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.90%) W3C
6 3 (1.42%) Semantic Web
6 3 (1.42%) Virtual Team
7 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (18.48%) Linux
2 4 (1.90%) Windows
3 3 (1.42%) Unix
4 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Android
5 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (24.17%) Scrum
3 42 (19.91%) Migration
3 42 (19.91%) TDD
4 40 (18.96%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (18.48%) Kanban
6 33 (15.64%) Software Engineering
7 30 (14.22%) Web Development
8 28 (13.27%) ETL
9 25 (11.85%) OO
10 24 (11.37%) BDD
11 18 (8.53%) Open Source
12 16 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (7.11%) OOP
14 14 (6.64%) Data Migration
14 14 (6.64%) Process Improvement
15 13 (6.16%) Microservices
15 13 (6.16%) Multithreading
15 13 (6.16%) Web Application Development
16 12 (5.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (39.34%) JavaScript
2 65 (30.81%) SQL
3 35 (16.59%) C++
4 34 (16.11%) Python
5 24 (11.37%) Scala
6 16 (7.58%) C#
7 14 (6.64%) T-SQL
8 10 (4.74%) C
8 10 (4.74%) Ruby
9 8 (3.79%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.84%) Perl
11 5 (2.37%) PHP
12 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (6.16%) Degree
2 3 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.95%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.64%) QA
System Software
1 15 (7.11%) Docker
2 3 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.47%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) Ansible
2 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 31 (14.69%) Oracle
2 16 (7.58%) Google
2 16 (7.58%) Talend
3 7 (3.32%) Dell
3 7 (3.32%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.37%) VMware
5 4 (1.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.42%) Informatica
7 2 (0.95%) ForgeRock
7 2 (0.95%) Pega
7 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.95%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.47%) New Relic
8 1 (0.47%) Tableau
8 1 (0.47%) Zend