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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs citing Java 52 36 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 18.91% 15.32% 10.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.14% 34.62% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 36
Median daily rate £475 £451 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £398 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.13% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

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 148 104 141
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 53.82% 44.26% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 85 115
Median daily rate £405 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +11.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £54.50 £11.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +395.45% -50.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 71 (59.17%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (41.67%) Spring
3 46 (38.33%) SQL
4 37 (30.83%) TDD
5 36 (30.00%) Java EE
6 34 (28.33%) JBoss
6 34 (28.33%) Jenkins
7 32 (26.67%) Maven
8 30 (25.00%) Web Services
8 30 (25.00%) JUnit
8 30 (25.00%) Publishing
9 29 (24.17%) Scrum
10 28 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (22.50%) Cucumber
12 25 (20.83%) Unit Testing
12 25 (20.83%) WebSphere
13 24 (20.00%) BPEL
13 24 (20.00%) BPMN
13 24 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (20.00%) Migration
14 23 (19.17%) Oracle
14 23 (19.17%) REST
14 23 (19.17%) DevOps
15 22 (18.33%) Mockito
16 20 (16.67%) Software Engineering
17 19 (15.83%) Pair Programming
18 18 (15.00%) RESTful
18 18 (15.00%) JavaScript
18 18 (15.00%) GitHub
19 17 (14.17%) WebSphere Process Server

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 34 (28.33%) JBoss
2 25 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 17 (14.17%) WebSphere Process Server
4 15 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (9.17%) Alfresco
6 9 (7.50%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.17%) nginx
8 4 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.50%) Apache
10 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.83%) Confluence
10 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.00%) GitHub
3 13 (10.83%) Google App Engine
3 13 (10.83%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (10.00%) Google Compute Engine
5 5 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (3.33%) Boomi
6 4 (3.33%) SaaS
7 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.83%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.83%) Force.com
8 1 (0.83%) PaaS
8 1 (0.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) FTP
2 4 (3.33%) WAN
3 3 (2.50%) LAN
3 3 (2.50%) SSL
4 2 (1.67%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) Network Security
5 1 (0.83%) BGP
5 1 (0.83%) DNS
5 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.83%) IPv4
5 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.83%) VoIP
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) Oracle Database
2 12 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.67%) Big Data
6 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 34 (28.33%) Jenkins
2 32 (26.67%) Maven
3 30 (25.00%) JUnit
4 27 (22.50%) Cucumber
5 22 (18.33%) Mockito
6 14 (11.67%) Selenium
7 11 (9.17%) Git (software)
8 10 (8.33%) JIRA
9 9 (7.50%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (4.17%) Subversion
11 4 (3.33%) Ant
11 4 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (2.50%) FitNesse
12 3 (2.50%) JBehave
13 2 (1.67%) Gradle
14 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
14 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
14 1 (0.83%) Travis CI
14 1 (0.83%) WebDriver
General
1 30 (25.00%) Publishing
2 12 (10.00%) Finance
3 4 (3.33%) Back Office
4 3 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 83 (69.17%) Developer
2 55 (45.83%) Java Developer
3 20 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 19 (15.83%) Software Engineer
5 17 (14.17%) Java Software Developer
6 16 (13.33%) Java Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) Architect
7 11 (9.17%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) ETL Developer
7 11 (9.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (6.67%) AWS Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Agile Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (4.17%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.33%) SQL Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (41.67%) Spring
2 36 (30.00%) Java EE
3 30 (25.00%) Web Services
4 23 (19.17%) REST
5 18 (15.00%) RESTful
6 14 (11.67%) SOAP
7 13 (10.83%) Hibernate
8 12 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (9.17%) HTML
9 11 (9.17%) J2EE
9 11 (9.17%) Spring MVC
9 11 (9.17%) XML
10 10 (8.33%) JSON
10 10 (8.33%) Spring Security
11 9 (7.50%) JMS
11 9 (7.50%) JSF
12 7 (5.83%) .NET
12 7 (5.83%) jQuery
12 7 (5.83%) Node.js
13 6 (5.00%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
1 5 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
2 1 (0.83%) Semantic Web
2 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.67%) Linux
2 6 (5.00%) Unix
2 6 (5.00%) Windows
3 3 (2.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.67%) CentOS
4 2 (1.67%) Debian
4 2 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.83%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (59.17%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.83%) TDD
3 29 (24.17%) Scrum
4 28 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (20.83%) Unit Testing
6 24 (20.00%) BPEL
6 24 (20.00%) BPMN
6 24 (20.00%) Migration
7 23 (19.17%) DevOps
8 20 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 19 (15.83%) Pair Programming
10 14 (11.67%) BDD
11 13 (10.83%) ETL
11 13 (10.83%) Kimball Methodology
12 11 (9.17%) MVC
13 9 (7.50%) E-Commerce
14 8 (6.67%) Process Improvement
14 8 (6.67%) Test Automation
15 7 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
15 7 (5.83%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.33%) SQL
2 18 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (8.33%) C++
4 7 (5.83%) Ruby
5 6 (5.00%) C#
5 6 (5.00%) Python
6 5 (4.17%) Perl
6 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.33%) PHP
7 4 (3.33%) XPath
8 3 (2.50%) Scala
9 2 (1.67%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.67%) C
9 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.83%) ES6
10 1 (0.83%) R
10 1 (0.83%) SOQL
10 1 (0.83%) SOSL
10 1 (0.83%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) QA
2 3 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Ansible
1 2 (1.67%) HAProxy
1 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.67%) Puppet
1 2 (1.67%) SELinux
2 1 (0.83%) Mesos
2 1 (0.83%) Nagios
2 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (19.17%) Oracle
2 13 (10.83%) Google
3 9 (7.50%) Talend
4 8 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (0.83%) IBM
6 1 (0.83%) Juniper
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.83%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.83%) PayPal
6 1 (0.83%) Siebel
6 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.83%) VMware
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