The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 4 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 96 86 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.58% 16.10% 8.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.79% 30.50% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 73 39
Median daily rate £488 £438 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £355 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
302 282 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 49.03% 52.81% 36.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 235 156
Median daily rate £411 £413 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.53 £39.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.80 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 55 £500 +10.80% 24
Kidlington - 7 £438 -
Abingdon - 2 £400 - 7
Banbury - 2 - -
Witney - 2 £225 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 130 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (50.95%) Spring
3 73 (34.76%) TDD
3 73 (34.76%) SQL
4 64 (30.48%) JBoss
5 63 (30.00%) Web Services
6 62 (29.52%) JUnit
7 61 (29.05%) Maven
8 54 (25.71%) Java EE
8 54 (25.71%) Scrum
9 53 (25.24%) RESTful
10 51 (24.29%) Cucumber
10 51 (24.29%) Publishing
11 50 (23.81%) Linux
11 50 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (23.33%) Jenkins
13 48 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
14 46 (21.90%) WebSphere
14 46 (21.90%) Oracle
15 45 (21.43%) JavaScript
16 44 (20.95%) XML
16 44 (20.95%) Unit Testing
17 42 (20.00%) REST
18 41 (19.52%) Mockito
19 37 (17.62%) Tomcat
19 37 (17.62%) Migration
20 36 (17.14%) JSON
20 36 (17.14%) DevOps
21 34 (16.19%) BPMN
21 34 (16.19%) BPEL

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 64 (30.48%) JBoss
2 46 (21.90%) WebSphere
3 37 (17.62%) Tomcat
4 31 (14.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 25 (11.90%) WebSphere Process Server
6 18 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
6 18 (8.57%) nginx
7 13 (6.19%) Apache
8 11 (5.24%) Alfresco
9 10 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (4.76%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.86%) Apache Solr
10 6 (2.86%) Jetty
11 4 (1.90%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.43%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.95%) Confluence
14 1 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (3.81%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 48 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (13.33%) GitHub
3 13 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (4.76%) Amazon S3
5 9 (4.29%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (3.33%) Google App Engine
7 6 (2.86%) Google Compute Engine
8 4 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (1.90%) Boomi
8 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (1.90%) SaaS
9 3 (1.43%) PaaS
10 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.48%) Amazon Glacier
10 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.48%) Force.com
10 1 (0.48%) Route 53
10 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.24%) SSL
2 5 (2.38%) FTP
3 4 (1.90%) LAN
3 4 (1.90%) WAN
4 2 (0.95%) DNS
4 2 (0.95%) HTTP
4 2 (0.95%) Internet
4 2 (0.95%) Network Security
4 2 (0.95%) SSH
5 1 (0.48%) Firewall
5 1 (0.48%) IPv4
5 1 (0.48%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.48%) LDAP
5 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.38%) Oracle Database
2 12 (5.71%) MongoDB
2 12 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.29%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (3.33%) Big Data
7 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.90%) MySQL
10 3 (1.43%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.95%) Apache Accumulo
11 2 (0.95%) Bigtable
11 2 (0.95%) HBase
11 2 (0.95%) JasperReports
11 2 (0.95%) Redis
12 1 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 62 (29.52%) JUnit
2 61 (29.05%) Maven
3 51 (24.29%) Cucumber
4 49 (23.33%) Jenkins
5 41 (19.52%) Mockito
6 29 (13.81%) Git (software)
7 28 (13.33%) JIRA
8 25 (11.90%) Selenium
9 18 (8.57%) Talend Open Studio
10 15 (7.14%) Subversion
11 13 (6.19%) Gradle
12 11 (5.24%) Ant
13 7 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (1.90%) FitNesse
14 4 (1.90%) JBehave
15 3 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 2 (0.95%) JMeter
16 2 (0.95%) JProfiler
16 2 (0.95%) SoapUI
16 2 (0.95%) VisualVM
General
1 51 (24.29%) Publishing
2 16 (7.62%) Finance
3 5 (2.38%) Back Office
4 3 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.48%) Local Government
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 156 (74.29%) Developer
2 108 (51.43%) Java Developer
3 31 (14.76%) Software Engineer
4 27 (12.86%) Java Engineer
5 26 (12.38%) Java Software Developer
6 22 (10.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 22 (10.48%) Java Software Engineer
6 22 (10.48%) Software Developer
7 21 (10.00%) AWS Developer
8 16 (7.62%) Agile Developer
8 16 (7.62%) Agile Java Developer
8 16 (7.62%) ETL Developer
9 14 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
9 14 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (5.71%) Architect
11 10 (4.76%) AWS Software Engineer
12 8 (3.81%) Integration Developer
12 8 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (3.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (50.95%) Spring
2 63 (30.00%) Web Services
3 54 (25.71%) Java EE
4 53 (25.24%) RESTful
5 44 (20.95%) XML
6 42 (20.00%) REST
7 36 (17.14%) JSON
8 34 (16.19%) SOAP
9 32 (15.24%) HTML
10 27 (12.86%) AngularJS
11 26 (12.38%) Hibernate
12 24 (11.43%) J2EE
13 21 (10.00%) JMS
13 21 (10.00%) Spring MVC
14 19 (9.05%) JSF
15 18 (8.57%) HTML5
16 16 (7.62%) .NET
17 15 (7.14%) EJB
17 15 (7.14%) jQuery
17 15 (7.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.81%) Data Centre
2 3 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
3 2 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (0.95%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.48%) Clustering
4 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.48%) User Experience
4 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.81%) Linux
2 7 (3.33%) Unix
2 7 (3.33%) Windows
3 3 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.43%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.48%) Android
4 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.48%) CentOS
4 1 (0.48%) Debian
4 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (34.76%) TDD
3 54 (25.71%) Scrum
4 50 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (20.95%) Unit Testing
6 37 (17.62%) Migration
7 36 (17.14%) DevOps
8 34 (16.19%) BPEL
8 34 (16.19%) BPMN
9 33 (15.71%) BDD
10 32 (15.24%) Software Engineering
11 28 (13.33%) Pair Programming
12 26 (12.38%) ETL
13 21 (10.00%) MVC
14 20 (9.52%) E-Commerce
15 16 (7.62%) Kimball Methodology
16 14 (6.67%) Automated Testing
16 14 (6.67%) SOA
17 13 (6.19%) Process Improvement
18 12 (5.71%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (34.76%) SQL
2 45 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 20 (9.52%) Python
4 17 (8.10%) C++
5 16 (7.62%) Ruby
6 13 (6.19%) Scala
7 12 (5.71%) C#
8 11 (5.24%) Perl
9 10 (4.76%) XPath
10 8 (3.81%) PHP
11 7 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.86%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.43%) CFML
14 2 (0.95%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.95%) COBOL
14 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.48%) R
15 1 (0.48%) sed
15 1 (0.48%) SOQL
15 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (2.86%) Degree
2 2 (0.95%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.76%) QA
2 5 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (4.76%) Docker
2 3 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.95%) Postfix
4 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.48%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (6.19%) Puppet
2 11 (5.24%) Ansible
2 11 (5.24%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.95%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.48%) Mesos
4 1 (0.48%) SELinux
Vendors
1 46 (21.90%) Oracle
2 18 (8.57%) Talend
3 9 (4.29%) Google
3 9 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.90%) Dell
4 4 (1.90%) VMware
5 3 (1.43%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.95%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.95%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.48%) IBM
7 1 (0.48%) Informatica
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.48%) New Relic
7 1 (0.48%) PayPal
7 1 (0.48%) Sybase
7 1 (0.48%) TIBCO