Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 11 4
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 65 129 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.51% 10.57% 16.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.36% 22.67% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 95 158
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £373 £235 £367
90th Percentile £606 £663 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +139.13%
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +28.57%

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 354 569 604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 46.34% 46.64% 50.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 430 436
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £300 £269 £313
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £45.50 £42.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.06% -2.86% +14.38%
10th Percentile £33.03 £39.00 £23.38
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.50 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +10.59% -1.16% +7.50%

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 16 June 2019.

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 16 June 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 -5 45 £530 +17.78% 37
Kidlington +3 3 £550 -14.06% 1
Abingdon -1 3 £450 +38.46% 4
Wallingford - 1 £250 - 5
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Software Engineering
2 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 23 (35.38%) DevOps
4 21 (32.31%) Docker
4 21 (32.31%) Python
5 18 (27.69%) Spring
5 18 (27.69%) Kubernetes
5 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
6 17 (26.15%) TDD
7 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (24.62%) REST
8 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (21.54%) BDD
8 14 (21.54%) Unit Testing
8 14 (21.54%) .NET
9 13 (20.00%) C++
9 13 (20.00%) HTML
9 13 (20.00%) Oracle
9 13 (20.00%) Google
9 13 (20.00%) Microservices
9 13 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
10 12 (18.46%) Test Automation
10 12 (18.46%) TeamCity
10 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
10 12 (18.46%) Configuration Management
11 11 (16.92%) SQL
11 11 (16.92%) Go
11 11 (16.92%) User Experience
12 10 (15.38%) Terraform

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 5 (7.69%) Jetty
2 4 (6.15%) Apache
2 4 (6.15%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.15%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.08%) Mule
4 1 (1.54%) Anypoint
4 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Adobe XD
1 6 (9.23%) InVision
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.15%) Datadog
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon ECS
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.54%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.54%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (1.54%) IaaS
5 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) DNS
1 6 (9.23%) HTTP
2 5 (7.69%) FTP
3 1 (1.54%) SSL
3 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) MySQL
1 7 (10.77%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) DB2
4 1 (1.54%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.54%) Redis
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) Git (software)
2 12 (18.46%) Jenkins
2 12 (18.46%) TeamCity
3 10 (15.38%) Selenium
4 9 (13.85%) Cucumber
5 8 (12.31%) WebDriver
6 7 (10.77%) Mocha
6 7 (10.77%) SpecFlow
6 7 (10.77%) Visual Studio Team System
7 6 (9.23%) Gradle
7 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
7 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio Code
8 5 (7.69%) GoCD
8 5 (7.69%) Maven
9 4 (6.15%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.54%) Gatling
10 1 (1.54%) Geb
10 1 (1.54%) JIRA
10 1 (1.54%) Spock
10 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.77%) Publishing
2 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (63.08%) Developer
2 30 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 14 (21.54%) Software Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) AWS Developer
5 7 (10.77%) React Developer
5 7 (10.77%) Scientific Software Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Full Stack Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Scala Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Tester
8 3 (4.62%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) Spring
2 16 (24.62%) REST
3 14 (21.54%) .NET
4 13 (20.00%) HTML
5 10 (15.38%) Kafka
6 9 (13.85%) Web Services
7 8 (12.31%) Dropwizard
7 8 (12.31%) J2EE
7 8 (12.31%) Node.js
7 8 (12.31%) React
7 8 (12.31%) Spring Boot
8 7 (10.77%) .NET Core
8 7 (10.77%) Redux
9 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.23%) CSS
9 6 (9.23%) Hibernate
9 6 (9.23%) Jest
9 6 (9.23%) React Native
9 6 (9.23%) Vue.js
10 5 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) User Experience
2 7 (10.77%) Algorithms
2 7 (10.77%) Data Structures
3 6 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (6.15%) Replication
5 2 (3.08%) Life Science
6 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 23 (35.38%) DevOps
4 17 (26.15%) TDD
5 16 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (21.54%) BDD
6 14 (21.54%) Unit Testing
7 13 (20.00%) Microservices
8 12 (18.46%) Configuration Management
8 12 (18.46%) Test Automation
9 8 (12.31%) Build Automation
9 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure as Code
9 8 (12.31%) Integration Testing
9 8 (12.31%) Mathematics
10 7 (10.77%) Complexity Analysis
10 7 (10.77%) Physics
11 6 (9.23%) Fintech
11 6 (9.23%) OWASP
11 6 (9.23%) Scrum
12 5 (7.69%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 21 (32.31%) Python
3 13 (20.00%) C++
4 11 (16.92%) Go
4 11 (16.92%) SQL
5 9 (13.85%) PHP
6 7 (10.77%) TypeScript
7 6 (9.23%) Java 8
7 6 (9.23%) Scala
8 5 (7.69%) Kotlin
9 4 (6.15%) Java 9
9 4 (6.15%) Perl
9 4 (6.15%) Ruby
10 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.08%) C#
12 1 (1.54%) ES6
12 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (32.31%) Docker
2 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (27.69%) Kubernetes
2 10 (15.38%) Terraform
3 5 (7.69%) Ansible
3 5 (7.69%) Nagios
4 4 (6.15%) Graphite
4 4 (6.15%) Kibana
4 4 (6.15%) logstash
4 4 (6.15%) StatsD
5 2 (3.08%) Puppet
6 1 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (1.54%) Grafana
6 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Google
1 13 (20.00%) Oracle
2 8 (12.31%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (10.77%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 7 (10.77%) New Relic
4 6 (9.23%) Adobe
5 5 (7.69%) Spotify
6 1 (1.54%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.54%) Splunk