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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 4 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 58 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 17.37% 17.03% 10.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.58% 30.72% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 27
Median daily rate £500 £451 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.80% -9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £383 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £411 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.69 £36.95
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +12.82%

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
178 153 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 53.29% 55.43% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 136 98
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Median hourly rate £49.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Java.

1 82 (61.65%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (49.62%) Spring
3 50 (37.59%) SQL
4 48 (36.09%) TDD
5 40 (30.08%) Maven
6 38 (28.57%) Scrum
7 37 (27.82%) JUnit
7 37 (27.82%) JBoss
8 36 (27.07%) Java EE
9 35 (26.32%) Publishing
9 35 (26.32%) Jenkins
10 34 (25.56%) Cucumber
11 33 (24.81%) Web Services
12 32 (24.06%) JavaScript
13 31 (23.31%) Amazon AWS
13 31 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (22.56%) RESTful
15 29 (21.80%) WebSphere
16 28 (21.05%) Migration
17 25 (18.80%) Linux
17 25 (18.80%) Software Engineering
17 25 (18.80%) Unit Testing
17 25 (18.80%) Mockito
18 24 (18.05%) BPMN
18 24 (18.05%) BPEL
18 24 (18.05%) DevOps
19 23 (17.29%) REST
20 22 (16.54%) Oracle
20 22 (16.54%) Tomcat
21 21 (15.79%) HTML

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 37 (27.82%) JBoss
2 29 (21.80%) WebSphere
3 22 (16.54%) Tomcat
4 18 (13.53%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (12.78%) WebSphere Process Server
6 12 (9.02%) nginx
7 11 (8.27%) Alfresco
7 11 (8.27%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (6.77%) Apache
9 6 (4.51%) Apache Solr
10 5 (3.76%) Jetty
10 5 (3.76%) WebLogic
11 4 (3.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.75%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Magento
2 1 (0.75%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 31 (23.31%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (14.29%) GitHub
3 7 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (5.26%) Google App Engine
3 7 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (4.51%) Google Compute Engine
5 4 (3.01%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.01%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.01%) Boomi
5 4 (3.01%) SaaS
6 3 (2.26%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.75%) Force.com
7 1 (0.75%) PaaS
7 1 (0.75%) Route 53
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) FTP
1 5 (3.76%) SSL
2 3 (2.26%) LAN
2 3 (2.26%) WAN
3 2 (1.50%) DNS
3 2 (1.50%) Network Security
4 1 (0.75%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.75%) IPv4
4 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.75%) LDAP
4 1 (0.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.77%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (8.27%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.01%) Big Data
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.75%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (30.08%) Maven
2 37 (27.82%) JUnit
3 35 (26.32%) Jenkins
4 34 (25.56%) Cucumber
5 25 (18.80%) Mockito
6 19 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 19 (14.29%) Selenium
7 12 (9.02%) JIRA
8 11 (8.27%) Gradle
8 11 (8.27%) Subversion
9 8 (6.02%) Talend Open Studio
10 4 (3.01%) Ant
10 4 (3.01%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (2.26%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.26%) JBehave
12 2 (1.50%) GitLab
13 1 (0.75%) Babel
13 1 (0.75%) Spock
13 1 (0.75%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 35 (26.32%) Publishing
2 12 (9.02%) Finance
3 4 (3.01%) Back Office
4 3 (2.26%) Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 95 (71.43%) Developer
2 67 (50.38%) Java Developer
3 25 (18.80%) Software Engineer
4 23 (17.29%) Java Engineer
4 23 (17.29%) Java Software Developer
5 19 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 18 (13.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 18 (13.53%) Java Software Engineer
7 15 (11.28%) AWS Developer
8 13 (9.77%) Agile Developer
8 13 (9.77%) Agile Java Developer
9 11 (8.27%) Architect
9 11 (8.27%) ETL Developer
10 10 (7.52%) AWS Engineer
11 8 (6.02%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (6.02%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.02%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (5.26%) AWS Software Engineer
13 6 (4.51%) Technical Architect
14 5 (3.76%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (49.62%) Spring
2 36 (27.07%) Java EE
3 33 (24.81%) Web Services
4 30 (22.56%) RESTful
5 23 (17.29%) REST
6 21 (15.79%) HTML
7 20 (15.04%) AngularJS
8 19 (14.29%) JSON
9 16 (12.03%) XML
10 15 (11.28%) Hibernate
11 14 (10.53%) SOAP
12 13 (9.77%) J2EE
13 12 (9.02%) HTML5
14 11 (8.27%) .NET
14 11 (8.27%) CSS
14 11 (8.27%) JMS
14 11 (8.27%) Spring MVC
15 10 (7.52%) Spring Security
16 9 (6.77%) jQuery
16 9 (6.77%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.50%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.75%) User Experience
4 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.80%) Linux
2 5 (3.76%) Windows
3 4 (3.01%) Unix
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Android
6 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.75%) CentOS
6 1 (0.75%) Debian
6 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (61.65%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (36.09%) TDD
3 38 (28.57%) Scrum
4 31 (23.31%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (21.05%) Migration
6 25 (18.80%) Software Engineering
6 25 (18.80%) Unit Testing
7 24 (18.05%) BPEL
7 24 (18.05%) BPMN
7 24 (18.05%) DevOps
8 19 (14.29%) Pair Programming
9 18 (13.53%) BDD
10 13 (9.77%) ETL
11 12 (9.02%) E-Commerce
11 12 (9.02%) Kimball Methodology
12 11 (8.27%) MVC
13 8 (6.02%) Process Improvement
13 8 (6.02%) Test Automation
14 7 (5.26%) Data Management
14 7 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (37.59%) SQL
2 32 (24.06%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.02%) C++
3 12 (9.02%) Python
3 12 (9.02%) Ruby
4 8 (6.02%) Scala
5 7 (5.26%) Perl
6 6 (4.51%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.51%) C#
7 5 (3.76%) PHP
7 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.01%) XPath
9 2 (1.50%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.75%) AWK
10 1 (0.75%) CFML
10 1 (0.75%) ES6
10 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.75%) R
10 1 (0.75%) sed
10 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) QA
2 3 (2.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Docker
2 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) iptables
3 1 (0.75%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (4.51%) Puppet
2 4 (3.01%) Ansible
2 4 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.75%) Mesos
3 1 (0.75%) SELinux
Vendors
1 22 (16.54%) Oracle
2 8 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (6.02%) Talend
3 7 (5.26%) Google
4 4 (3.01%) Dell
5 3 (2.26%) VMware
6 2 (1.50%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.75%) PayPal