The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 24 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 2 9
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7  
Contract jobs citing Java 62 84 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 19.08% 28.38% 11.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.80% 49.70% 27.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 69 35
Median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £350 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £525 £515
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 Oxford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 189 169 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 58.15% 57.09% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 131 116
Median daily rate £430 £375 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -11.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Oxford

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Oxford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Oxford

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Java.

1 68 (60.18%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.94%) Web Services
3 42 (37.17%) TDD
4 39 (34.51%) Spring
5 32 (28.32%) Scrum
5 32 (28.32%) SQL
6 31 (27.43%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (26.55%) JBoss
8 28 (24.78%) Maven
8 28 (24.78%) Pair Programming
9 26 (23.01%) REST
10 25 (22.12%) DevOps
11 24 (21.24%) Jenkins
12 23 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
13 22 (19.47%) Cucumber
13 22 (19.47%) GitHub
13 22 (19.47%) Migration
14 21 (18.58%) JUnit
14 21 (18.58%) Google App Engine
14 21 (18.58%) Google
14 21 (18.58%) Google Cloud Platform
15 20 (17.70%) WebSphere
15 20 (17.70%) Mockito
16 19 (16.81%) Java EE
16 19 (16.81%) Unit Testing
16 19 (16.81%) Test Automation
16 19 (16.81%) WebSphere Application Server
16 19 (16.81%) Google Compute Engine
17 18 (15.93%) Git (software)
18 17 (15.04%) BDD

Java
Co-occurring 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 30 (26.55%) JBoss
2 20 (17.70%) WebSphere
3 19 (16.81%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (13.27%) WebSphere Process Server
5 11 (9.73%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.54%) Apache
7 2 (1.77%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.77%) Confluence
7 2 (1.77%) nginx
8 1 (0.88%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.88%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.35%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (19.47%) GitHub
3 21 (18.58%) Google App Engine
3 21 (18.58%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (16.81%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.77%) Boomi
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.88%) Force.com
6 1 (0.88%) Google Container Engine
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.88%) Route 53
6 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) SSL
2 2 (1.77%) FTP
2 2 (1.77%) HTTP
3 1 (0.88%) BGP
3 1 (0.88%) DNS
3 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.88%) Network Security
3 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.88%) VoIP
3 1 (0.88%) VPN
3 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.19%) Big Data
3 6 (5.31%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 28 (24.78%) Maven
2 24 (21.24%) Jenkins
3 22 (19.47%) Cucumber
4 21 (18.58%) JUnit
5 20 (17.70%) Mockito
6 18 (15.93%) Git (software)
7 12 (10.62%) Selenium
8 11 (9.73%) JIRA
9 6 (5.31%) Grunt
9 6 (5.31%) gulp
9 6 (5.31%) IntelliJ
10 5 (4.42%) Oracle Forms
10 5 (4.42%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (1.77%) Gradle
11 2 (1.77%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.88%) JProfiler
12 1 (0.88%) VisualVM
12 1 (0.88%) YourKit
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Publishing
3 4 (3.54%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Back Office
4 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 80 (70.80%) Developer
2 65 (57.52%) Java Developer
3 12 (10.62%) SQL Developer
4 10 (8.85%) Cloud Developer
5 9 (7.96%) Software Developer
6 8 (7.08%) Java Software Developer
7 7 (6.19%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.31%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) E-Commerce Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Java Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Architect
10 4 (3.54%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.54%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Lead Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Lead Java Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle Applications Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (38.94%) Web Services
2 39 (34.51%) Spring
3 26 (23.01%) REST
4 19 (16.81%) Java EE
5 15 (13.27%) SOAP
6 14 (12.39%) RESTful
7 13 (11.50%) HTML
8 12 (10.62%) CSS
9 10 (8.85%) Dropwizard
10 9 (7.96%) AngularJS
10 9 (7.96%) HTML5
11 7 (6.19%) Hibernate
11 7 (6.19%) JSON
11 7 (6.19%) Play Framework
12 6 (5.31%) Apache Camel
12 6 (5.31%) Hystrix
12 6 (5.31%) React
12 6 (5.31%) Scalatra
12 6 (5.31%) Spring Boot
13 5 (4.42%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.54%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.65%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.77%) User Experience
4 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.88%) Linked Data
4 1 (0.88%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.50%) Linux
2 8 (7.08%) Unix
3 2 (1.77%) CentOS
3 2 (1.77%) Debian
3 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (60.18%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.17%) TDD
3 32 (28.32%) Scrum
4 31 (27.43%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (24.78%) Pair Programming
6 25 (22.12%) DevOps
7 22 (19.47%) Migration
8 19 (16.81%) Test Automation
8 19 (16.81%) Unit Testing
9 17 (15.04%) BDD
9 17 (15.04%) BPEL
9 17 (15.04%) BPMN
10 14 (12.39%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.96%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.96%) Kanban
11 9 (7.96%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.96%) SOA
12 8 (7.08%) Microservices
13 7 (6.19%) ETL
14 6 (5.31%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 32 (28.32%) SQL
2 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
3 8 (7.08%) Python
4 7 (6.19%) C++
4 7 (6.19%) Scala
5 6 (5.31%) Groovy
6 4 (3.54%) Ruby
7 3 (2.65%) C#
8 2 (1.77%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.77%) C
8 2 (1.77%) PHP
8 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.88%) ES6
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
9 1 (0.88%) R
9 1 (0.88%) SOQL
9 1 (0.88%) SOSL
9 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) IEC 62304
3 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.54%) Puppet
2 2 (1.77%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.77%) SELinux
3 1 (0.88%) Mesos
3 1 (0.88%) Nagios
3 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (18.58%) Google
2 16 (14.16%) Oracle
3 6 (5.31%) New Relic
4 5 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (4.42%) Talend
5 2 (1.77%) Dell
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) Juniper
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.88%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.88%) PayPal
6 1 (0.88%) Siebel
6 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
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