Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 15 14 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 41 74 191
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.32% 9.26% 15.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.39% 19.12% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 68 160
Median daily rate £500 £500 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.23% +4.11%
10th Percentile £413 £361 £338
90th Percentile £850 £588 £638
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £39.77 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -11.62% - +4.65%

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 223 387 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 45.23% 48.44% 49.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 301 486
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £300
90th Percentile £554 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 10
Median hourly rate £47.50 £46.50 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +0.54% +26.71%
10th Percentile £41.60 £35.09 £33.40
90th Percentile £51.38 £51.63 £57.63
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Java in Oxfordshire

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Java in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Java in Oxfordshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Java in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Java in Oxfordshire

Java
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Java in Oxfordshire.

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 8 April 2020. 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 0 25 £510 -2.86% 34
Kidlington +7 1 £850 +78.95%
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) Spring
2 13 (31.71%) DevOps
3 10 (24.39%) Java 8
4 9 (21.95%) Front End Development
4 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
4 9 (21.95%) Python
5 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
5 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
5 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 8 (19.51%) RESTful
6 7 (17.07%) AWS
6 7 (17.07%) Microservices
6 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
6 7 (17.07%) CSS
6 7 (17.07%) Web Services
6 7 (17.07%) HTML
7 6 (14.63%) SQL
7 6 (14.63%) JIRA
8 5 (12.20%) QA
8 5 (12.20%) Marketing
8 5 (12.20%) Apex Code
8 5 (12.20%) J2EE
8 5 (12.20%) Linux
8 5 (12.20%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (12.20%) Finance
8 5 (12.20%) Spring Boot
9 4 (9.76%) PayPal

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 2 (4.88%) Apache Airflow
1 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (4.88%) JBoss
1 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.32%) Apple Pay
2 3 (7.32%) Google Pay
2 3 (7.32%) OpenShift
2 3 (7.32%) WeChat
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (4.88%) Azure
3 2 (4.88%) npm
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon EKS
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.44%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) DNS
1 4 (9.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon Athena
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.44%) Big Data
3 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) JIRA
3 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.32%) Maven
4 3 (7.32%) Selenium
5 2 (4.88%) Mockito
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
1 5 (12.20%) Marketing
2 2 (4.88%) Publishing
3 1 (2.44%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (63.41%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Developer
3 7 (17.07%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Consultant
4 5 (12.20%) Salesforce Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Angular Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (7.32%) Python Developer
6 3 (7.32%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (7.32%) QA Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Salesforce Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (31.71%) Spring
2 8 (19.51%) RESTful
3 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
3 7 (17.07%) CSS
3 7 (17.07%) HTML
3 7 (17.07%) Web Services
4 5 (12.20%) J2EE
4 5 (12.20%) Spring Boot
5 4 (9.76%) Hibernate
5 4 (9.76%) HTML5
5 4 (9.76%) Java EE
5 4 (9.76%) JSON
5 4 (9.76%) Node.js
5 4 (9.76%) SOAP
6 3 (7.32%) Angular 2
6 3 (7.32%) Apache Camel
6 3 (7.32%) LESS
6 3 (7.32%) Sass
7 2 (4.88%) Dropwizard
7 2 (4.88%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (31.71%) DevOps
3 9 (21.95%) Front End Development
3 9 (21.95%) Software Engineering
4 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.07%) Microservices
6 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
7 4 (9.76%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) TDD
8 3 (7.32%) BDD
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (7.32%) QA Automation
8 3 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.88%) Burndown Charts
9 2 (4.88%) Story Points
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Java 8
2 9 (21.95%) Python
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Apex Code
6 4 (9.76%) TypeScript
7 3 (7.32%) C++
7 3 (7.32%) COBOL
8 2 (4.88%) C
8 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.44%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 4 (9.76%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (9.76%) Google
2 4 (9.76%) PayPal
3 3 (7.32%) Apple
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) Talend
5 1 (2.44%) WSO2