Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 16 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 47 115 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.75% 12.33% 18.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.43% 24.84% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 97 196
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £360 £363 £363
90th Percentile £850 £550 £625
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -28.89% - +73.08%

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 255 463 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 47.49% 49.62% 50.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 344 485
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £323 £320 £313
90th Percentile £575 £538 £592
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £18.00 £37.14 £27.10
90th Percentile £49.68 £52.50 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +11.11%

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 29 January 2020.

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 29 January 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 -11 25 £450 -10.00% 37
Kidlington +7 4 £600 +33.33%
Abingdon -1 1 £275 -27.63% 10
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) Python
2 13 (27.66%) DevOps
3 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
4 11 (23.40%) Java 8
5 10 (21.28%) Front End Development
5 10 (21.28%) Spring
5 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
6 9 (19.15%) SQL
6 9 (19.15%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (17.02%) Web Services
7 8 (17.02%) RESTful
8 7 (14.89%) Microservices
8 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
8 7 (14.89%) C++
8 7 (14.89%) HTML
8 7 (14.89%) CSS
8 7 (14.89%) Linux
8 7 (14.89%) Finance
8 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
9 6 (12.77%) SOAP
9 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
9 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (12.77%) QA
10 5 (10.64%) Marketing
10 5 (10.64%) AWS
10 5 (10.64%) Apex Code
10 5 (10.64%) Node.js
11 4 (8.51%) TDD

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 (4.26%) Apache
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
1 2 (4.26%) JBoss
1 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) Mendix
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Apple Pay
2 3 (6.38%) Google Pay
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
2 3 (6.38%) WeChat
3 2 (4.26%) Azure
3 2 (4.26%) npm
4 1 (2.13%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 1 (2.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.51%) Selenium
4 3 (6.38%) JMeter
4 3 (6.38%) Maven
4 3 (6.38%) REST Assured
4 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.26%) JIRA
5 2 (4.26%) Mockito
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Marketing
3 3 (6.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.13%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Java Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Salesforce Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Angular Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Research Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (6.38%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.26%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Salesforce Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) Spring
2 8 (17.02%) RESTful
2 8 (17.02%) Web Services
3 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.89%) CSS
3 7 (14.89%) HTML
4 6 (12.77%) SOAP
5 5 (10.64%) Node.js
6 4 (8.51%) Hibernate
6 4 (8.51%) HTML5
6 4 (8.51%) J2EE
6 4 (8.51%) JSON
6 4 (8.51%) Kafka
6 4 (8.51%) Spring Boot
7 3 (6.38%) Angular 2
7 3 (6.38%) Java EE
7 3 (6.38%) LESS
7 3 (6.38%) REST
7 3 (6.38%) Sass
7 3 (6.38%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 3 (6.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.66%) DevOps
3 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
4 10 (21.28%) Front End Development
4 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
5 7 (14.89%) Microservices
6 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.51%) SDLC
7 4 (8.51%) TDD
8 3 (6.38%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (6.38%) Computer Vision
8 3 (6.38%) Image Processing
8 3 (6.38%) Machine Learning
8 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.38%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Planning and Forecasting
8 3 (6.38%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Python
2 12 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 11 (23.40%) Java 8
4 9 (19.15%) SQL
5 7 (14.89%) C++
6 5 (10.64%) Apex Code
7 4 (8.51%) C
7 4 (8.51%) TypeScript
8 3 (6.38%) COBOL
9 2 (4.26%) C#
10 1 (2.13%) Go
10 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
2 4 (8.51%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) PayPal
3 3 (6.38%) Apple
3 3 (6.38%) Google
4 1 (2.13%) OutSystems