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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 3 7 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 +13  
Contract jobs citing Java 93 70 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.03% 14.00% 7.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.09% 30.70% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 58 42
Median daily rate £464 £439 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.69% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £593
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 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 265 228 237
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 48.53% 45.60% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 191 167
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £299 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.18% -56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Oxfordshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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 +2 50 £475 +4.97% 22
Kidlington +4 8 £444 - 1
Abingdon - 2 £400 - 9
Banbury - 2 - - 1
Witney - 2 £225 - 1
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Java.

1 118 (60.82%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (44.85%) Spring
3 70 (36.08%) SQL
4 57 (29.38%) TDD
5 56 (28.87%) Web Services
5 56 (28.87%) JBoss
6 54 (27.84%) Maven
6 54 (27.84%) Java EE
7 50 (25.77%) JUnit
8 49 (25.26%) Oracle
8 49 (25.26%) Jenkins
9 47 (24.23%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (23.71%) Scrum
11 45 (23.20%) Publishing
12 44 (22.68%) Unit Testing
13 40 (20.62%) RESTful
14 39 (20.10%) Cucumber
15 38 (19.59%) Mockito
16 37 (19.07%) REST
16 37 (19.07%) WebSphere
17 36 (18.56%) Amazon AWS
18 35 (18.04%) DevOps
19 34 (17.53%) BPMN
19 34 (17.53%) BPEL
19 34 (17.53%) SOAP
19 34 (17.53%) XML
19 34 (17.53%) Linux
20 33 (17.01%) JavaScript
21 31 (15.98%) Migration
22 29 (14.95%) Oracle Database

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 56 (28.87%) JBoss
2 37 (19.07%) WebSphere
3 25 (12.89%) WebSphere Process Server
4 23 (11.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 20 (10.31%) Tomcat
6 12 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (6.19%) nginx
7 11 (5.67%) Alfresco
8 10 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (3.61%) Apache
10 4 (2.06%) Apache Spark
11 3 (1.55%) ColdFusion
12 2 (1.03%) Confluence
12 2 (1.03%) Jetty
12 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.52%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 36 (18.56%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (13.92%) GitHub
3 15 (7.73%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (7.22%) Google App Engine
5 13 (6.70%) Google Compute Engine
6 11 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.06%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 4 (2.06%) Boomi
7 4 (2.06%) SaaS
8 2 (1.03%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (1.03%) PaaS
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.52%) Force.com
9 1 (0.52%) Route 53
9 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.12%) SSL
2 5 (2.58%) FTP
2 5 (2.58%) WAN
3 4 (2.06%) LAN
4 2 (1.03%) Firewall
4 2 (1.03%) HTTP
4 2 (1.03%) Network Security
4 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.52%) BGP
5 1 (0.52%) DNS
5 1 (0.52%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.52%) IPv4
5 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.52%) LDAP
5 1 (0.52%) VoIP
5 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.95%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.22%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (5.67%) SQL Server
4 9 (4.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.58%) Big Data
6 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.06%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.55%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.03%) Apache Accumulo
9 2 (1.03%) Bigtable
9 2 (1.03%) HBase
9 2 (1.03%) JasperReports
9 2 (1.03%) Redis
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 54 (27.84%) Maven
2 50 (25.77%) JUnit
3 49 (25.26%) Jenkins
4 39 (20.10%) Cucumber
5 38 (19.59%) Mockito
6 27 (13.92%) JIRA
7 23 (11.86%) Git (software)
8 22 (11.34%) Selenium
9 21 (10.82%) Talend Open Studio
10 11 (5.67%) Ant
11 10 (5.15%) Subversion
12 7 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (2.06%) FitNesse
13 4 (2.06%) Gradle
13 4 (2.06%) JBehave
14 3 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 2 (1.03%) JMeter
15 2 (1.03%) JProfiler
15 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
15 2 (1.03%) VisualVM
General
1 45 (23.20%) Publishing
2 16 (8.25%) Finance
3 5 (2.58%) Back Office
4 3 (1.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 140 (72.16%) Developer
2 92 (47.42%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.89%) Software Engineer
4 22 (11.34%) Software Developer
5 19 (9.79%) Java Engineer
5 19 (9.79%) Java Software Developer
6 16 (8.25%) ETL Developer
7 14 (7.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 14 (7.22%) Java Software Engineer
8 13 (6.70%) Architect
9 12 (6.19%) AWS Developer
10 11 (5.67%) Senior Developer
10 11 (5.67%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (4.12%) Agile Developer
11 8 (4.12%) Agile Java Developer
11 8 (4.12%) Integration Developer
12 7 (3.61%) Analyst
12 7 (3.61%) E-Commerce Developer
12 7 (3.61%) Technical Architect
12 7 (3.61%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (44.85%) Spring
2 56 (28.87%) Web Services
3 54 (27.84%) Java EE
4 40 (20.62%) RESTful
5 37 (19.07%) REST
6 34 (17.53%) SOAP
6 34 (17.53%) XML
7 24 (12.37%) Hibernate
7 24 (12.37%) J2EE
8 21 (10.82%) JSON
8 21 (10.82%) Spring MVC
9 20 (10.31%) HTML
10 19 (9.79%) AngularJS
10 19 (9.79%) JMS
10 19 (9.79%) JSF
11 15 (7.73%) .NET
11 15 (7.73%) XML Schema
12 14 (7.22%) Apache Camel
13 13 (6.70%) jQuery
13 13 (6.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.61%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.52%) Clustering
4 1 (0.52%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (17.53%) Linux
2 11 (5.67%) Unix
3 9 (4.64%) Windows
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.03%) CentOS
5 2 (1.03%) Debian
5 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.52%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (60.82%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (29.38%) TDD
3 47 (24.23%) Continuous Integration
4 46 (23.71%) Scrum
5 44 (22.68%) Unit Testing
6 35 (18.04%) DevOps
7 34 (17.53%) BPEL
7 34 (17.53%) BPMN
8 31 (15.98%) Migration
9 28 (14.43%) Pair Programming
9 28 (14.43%) Software Engineering
10 27 (13.92%) ETL
11 23 (11.86%) BDD
12 21 (10.82%) MVC
13 19 (9.79%) Kimball Methodology
14 17 (8.76%) E-Commerce
15 14 (7.22%) Automated Testing
15 14 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (6.70%) Process Improvement
16 13 (6.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 70 (36.08%) SQL
2 33 (17.01%) JavaScript
3 16 (8.25%) C++
4 14 (7.22%) Python
5 11 (5.67%) C#
5 11 (5.67%) Ruby
6 10 (5.15%) XPath
7 8 (4.12%) Scala
8 7 (3.61%) Perl
9 6 (3.09%) PHP
9 6 (3.09%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.06%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.06%) C
10 4 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.55%) CFML
12 2 (1.03%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.03%) COBOL
12 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.52%) sed
13 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (3.61%) Degree
2 2 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.19%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (2.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) iptables
2 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.64%) Ansible
1 9 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (4.64%) Puppet
2 2 (1.03%) HAProxy
2 2 (1.03%) SELinux
3 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.52%) Mesos
3 1 (0.52%) Nagios
3 1 (0.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (25.26%) Oracle
2 21 (10.82%) Talend
3 15 (7.73%) Google
4 9 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.06%) Dell
6 3 (1.55%) New Relic
6 3 (1.55%) Siebel
7 2 (1.03%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.03%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.52%) Informatica
8 1 (0.52%) Juniper
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.52%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.52%) PayPal
8 1 (0.52%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.52%) Sybase
8 1 (0.52%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.52%) VMware
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