Period
to 21 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 96 68
Rank change year-on-year +40 -28 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 25 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.67% 1.01% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 1.04% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 34
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £535 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +7.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £366 £413 £381
90th Percentile £568 £620 £611
South East median daily rate £453 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -9.50% +5.26% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +41.43% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 917 1,153 1,176
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.76% 96.73% 97.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 898 838
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £436 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% +2.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £250 £220 £200
90th Percentile £575 £600 £563
South East median daily rate £433 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +2.37% +5.63% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 49
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -9.59%
10th Percentile £13.88 £10.21 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.25 £56.50 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -8.04%

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Java Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Oxfordshire

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in Oxfordshire

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Engineer in Oxfordshire

Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +41 20 £500 -10.71% 7
Kidlington - 1 £475 - 1
Java Engineer
South East

Java Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Java Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) Salesforce.com
3 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
4 14 (56.00%) Oracle
5 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (32.00%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (32.00%) Java 8
6 8 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (28.00%) CRM
8 6 (24.00%) Kafka
8 6 (24.00%) Quote-to-Cash
9 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (20.00%) Marketing
9 5 (20.00%) B2B
9 5 (20.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) Back Office
10 4 (16.00%) Web Services
10 4 (16.00%) QA
10 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Docker
10 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
10 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
11 3 (12.00%) WorldPay
11 3 (12.00%) Go
11 3 (12.00%) Microservices
11 3 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 3 (12.00%) Adyen
11 3 (12.00%) RESTful

Java Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (12.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) GIS
2 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Kafka
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
3 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.00%) RESTful
3 3 (12.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.00%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (28.00%) CRM
5 6 (24.00%) Quote-to-Cash
6 5 (20.00%) B2B
7 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Software Delivery
7 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 3 (12.00%) Microservices
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (8.00%) DevOps
9 2 (8.00%) ERP
9 2 (8.00%) Functional Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Smoke Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Usability Testing
10 1 (4.00%) MVC
10 1 (4.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (32.00%) Java 8
3 3 (12.00%) Go
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Salesforce.com
2 14 (56.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Adyen
3 3 (12.00%) Google
3 3 (12.00%) WorldPay