Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 136 227 320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.29% 19.19% 25.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.86% 38.02% 44.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 201 257
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £505 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.89% +6.32% +4.40%
10th Percentile £370 £375 £375
90th Percentile £550 £620 £580
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - +38.46% -18.75%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 570 597 713
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 51.49% 50.46% 57.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 476 517
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.93% +8.25%
10th Percentile £324 £325 £300
90th Percentile £541 £582 £570
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +37.80% -18.59%
10th Percentile £39.50 £25.75 £15.66
90th Percentile £53.00 £77.50 £41.28
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Oxfordshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Oxfordshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Oxfordshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java 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 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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 -3 81 £500 -1.48% 58
Kidlington -5 13 £450 -10.00% 7
Abingdon -8 5 £380 -20.00% 7
Carterton - 1 £380 - 1
Wantage - 1 £300 - 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 63 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (44.85%) Salesforce.com
3 56 (41.18%) Oracle
4 44 (32.35%) Quote-to-Cash
5 43 (31.62%) Kafka
6 41 (30.15%) Software Engineering
7 31 (22.79%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (21.32%) Spring
9 24 (17.65%) Unit Testing
9 24 (17.65%) Web Services
10 23 (16.91%) DevOps
10 23 (16.91%) Microservices
11 22 (16.18%) Docker
11 22 (16.18%) Kubernetes
12 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (14.71%) Scrum
13 20 (14.71%) QA
14 19 (13.97%) JavaScript
14 19 (13.97%) Publishing
14 19 (13.97%) Spring Boot
15 18 (13.24%) Java 8
16 16 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
16 16 (11.76%) Ansible
16 16 (11.76%) AngularJS
16 16 (11.76%) Service Delivery
17 15 (11.03%) Test Automation
18 14 (10.29%) Software Delivery
19 13 (9.56%) SDLC
19 13 (9.56%) Linux
19 13 (9.56%) Billing

Java
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.94%) GlassFish
1 4 (2.94%) WildFly
2 2 (1.47%) Confluence
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (11.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (22.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.88%) Serverless
3 7 (5.15%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (5.15%) GitHub
4 4 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.74%) npm
6 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) Big Data
3 6 (4.41%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.21%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.74%) GIS
6 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (5.88%) Selenium
3 6 (4.41%) JIRA
4 4 (2.94%) JUnit
4 4 (2.94%) Maven
5 3 (2.21%) Ant
5 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.21%) Mockito
6 1 (0.74%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.74%) Gradle
6 1 (0.74%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.74%) NUnit
6 1 (0.74%) Subversion
6 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.74%) TestNG
6 1 (0.74%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.74%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.74%) YourKit
General
1 19 (13.97%) Publishing
2 13 (9.56%) Billing
3 12 (8.82%) Finance
4 10 (7.35%) Back Office
5 6 (4.41%) Marketing
6 4 (2.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 78 (57.35%) Developer
2 57 (41.91%) Java Developer
3 29 (21.32%) Software Engineer
4 27 (19.85%) Java Engineer
5 22 (16.18%) Java Software Engineer
6 18 (13.24%) Salesforce Developer
7 15 (11.03%) AWS Engineer
8 14 (10.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 13 (9.56%) Java Software Developer
10 11 (8.09%) AWS Software Engineer
11 9 (6.62%) Software Developer
12 8 (5.88%) Service Manager
13 7 (5.15%) AWS Developer
13 7 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
13 7 (5.15%) Oracle Developer
13 7 (5.15%) Salesforce Software Engineer
13 7 (5.15%) Test Engineer
14 6 (4.41%) Delivery Manager
14 6 (4.41%) Services Delivery Manager
14 6 (4.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.62%) Kafka
2 29 (21.32%) Spring
3 24 (17.65%) Web Services
4 19 (13.97%) Spring Boot
5 16 (11.76%) AngularJS
6 12 (8.82%) Node.js
7 11 (8.09%) .NET
7 11 (8.09%) Hibernate
7 11 (8.09%) HTML
8 10 (7.35%) J2EE
9 7 (5.15%) CSS
9 7 (5.15%) React
9 7 (5.15%) RESTful
10 6 (4.41%) Java EE
10 6 (4.41%) REST
11 4 (2.94%) EJB
11 4 (2.94%) JavaBeans
11 4 (2.94%) jQuery
11 4 (2.94%) Swagger
12 3 (2.21%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) User Experience
2 4 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.47%) Life Science
4 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.56%) Linux
2 3 (2.21%) Unix
3 2 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.35%) Quote-to-Cash
3 41 (30.15%) Software Engineering
4 24 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 23 (16.91%) DevOps
5 23 (16.91%) Microservices
6 21 (15.44%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (14.71%) Scrum
8 16 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 15 (11.03%) Test Automation
10 14 (10.29%) Software Delivery
11 13 (9.56%) SDLC
12 11 (8.09%) Build Automation
12 11 (8.09%) CRM
13 9 (6.62%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
13 9 (6.62%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (6.62%) TDD
14 8 (5.88%) Service Desk Management
15 7 (5.15%) Open Source
16 6 (4.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.97%) JavaScript
2 18 (13.24%) Java 8
3 11 (8.09%) Python
4 10 (7.35%) SQL
5 9 (6.62%) Go
6 8 (5.88%) Apex Code
7 7 (5.15%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.15%) Scala
8 5 (3.68%) C#
9 4 (2.94%) PHP
10 3 (2.21%) C++
10 3 (2.21%) Groovy
10 3 (2.21%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.21%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.74%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (0.74%) CBAP
1 1 (0.74%) Degree
1 1 (0.74%) IIBA
1 1 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.71%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) GDPR
3 1 (0.74%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (16.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (16.18%) Kubernetes
2 16 (11.76%) Ansible
3 11 (8.09%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.09%) Puppet
4 9 (6.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (44.85%) Salesforce.com
2 56 (41.18%) Oracle
3 8 (5.88%) Adyen
3 8 (5.88%) WorldPay
4 6 (4.41%) New Relic
5 4 (2.94%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.74%) Xamarin