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 26 June 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.

Java
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 2 11
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9  
Contract jobs citing Java 107 130 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 16.90% 22.11% 10.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.01% 46.93% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 111 69
Median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

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 345 277 318
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 54.50% 47.11% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 216 238
Median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £35.00 £36.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 26 June 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 -4 62 £525 +16.66% 26
Kidlington -3 3 £429 -4.72%
Abingdon - 2 - - 7
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 124 (61.69%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (39.30%) TDD
3 74 (36.82%) Web Services
4 72 (35.82%) Spring
5 63 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (31.34%) Scrum
6 58 (28.86%) JBoss
7 55 (27.36%) SQL
8 54 (26.87%) Maven
9 46 (22.89%) Jenkins
10 45 (22.39%) DevOps
10 45 (22.39%) Pair Programming
11 41 (20.40%) Amazon AWS
11 41 (20.40%) Cucumber
12 39 (19.40%) GitHub
12 39 (19.40%) Test Automation
12 39 (19.40%) JUnit
13 38 (18.91%) Oracle
13 38 (18.91%) REST
14 36 (17.91%) Mockito
15 35 (17.41%) SOAP
15 35 (17.41%) Migration
15 35 (17.41%) Git (software)
15 35 (17.41%) RESTful
15 35 (17.41%) Unit Testing
15 35 (17.41%) WebSphere
15 35 (17.41%) Java EE
16 33 (16.42%) WebSphere Application Server
16 33 (16.42%) Linux
16 33 (16.42%) BDD

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 58 (28.86%) JBoss
2 35 (17.41%) WebSphere
3 33 (16.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (13.43%) WebSphere Process Server
5 20 (9.95%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.98%) Apache
6 8 (3.98%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.49%) Confluence
8 3 (1.49%) nginx
8 3 (1.49%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.00%) Apache Solr
9 2 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.50%) Alfresco
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (3.48%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.49%) Siebel CRM
3 2 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.50%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle Utilities
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (20.40%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (19.40%) GitHub
3 25 (12.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (11.94%) Google App Engine
5 22 (10.95%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.00%) Boomi
6 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.50%) Force.com
7 1 (0.50%) Google Container Engine
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.50%) PaaS
7 1 (0.50%) Route 53
7 1 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.98%) SSL
2 5 (2.49%) HTTP
3 2 (1.00%) FTP
3 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) BGP
4 1 (0.50%) DNS
4 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.50%) Firewall
4 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.50%) Network Security
4 1 (0.50%) VoIP
4 1 (0.50%) VPN
4 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.95%) Oracle Database
2 11 (5.47%) Big Data
3 8 (3.98%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (2.99%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.49%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (1.49%) Redis
7 3 (1.49%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.00%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (1.00%) Bigtable
8 2 (1.00%) HBase
8 2 (1.00%) JasperReports
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (26.87%) Maven
2 46 (22.89%) Jenkins
3 41 (20.40%) Cucumber
4 39 (19.40%) JUnit
5 36 (17.91%) Mockito
6 35 (17.41%) Git (software)
7 30 (14.93%) JIRA
8 25 (12.44%) Selenium
9 14 (6.97%) Talend Open Studio
10 9 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (3.48%) Grunt
11 7 (3.48%) gulp
11 7 (3.48%) IntelliJ
12 6 (2.99%) Gradle
13 5 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.49%) WebDriver
14 4 (1.99%) JMeter
14 4 (1.99%) JProfiler
14 4 (1.99%) LoadRunner
14 4 (1.99%) VisualVM
General
1 17 (8.46%) Publishing
2 16 (7.96%) Finance
3 4 (1.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.50%) Advertising
4 1 (0.50%) Back Office
4 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.50%) Electronics
4 1 (0.50%) Local Government
4 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.50%) Marketing
4 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 138 (68.66%) Developer
2 107 (53.23%) Java Developer
3 18 (8.96%) SQL Developer
4 12 (5.97%) Software Developer
5 10 (4.98%) Cloud Developer
5 10 (4.98%) Software Engineer
6 9 (4.48%) E-Commerce Developer
6 9 (4.48%) Java Software Developer
6 9 (4.48%) Oracle Developer
6 9 (4.48%) Senior Developer
6 9 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (3.98%) Analyst
7 8 (3.98%) Automation Tester
7 8 (3.98%) AWS Developer
7 8 (3.98%) Integration Developer
7 8 (3.98%) Java Engineer
7 8 (3.98%) Tester
8 7 (3.48%) Agile Developer
8 7 (3.48%) Agile Java Developer
8 7 (3.48%) Java E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (36.82%) Web Services
2 72 (35.82%) Spring
3 38 (18.91%) REST
4 35 (17.41%) Java EE
4 35 (17.41%) RESTful
4 35 (17.41%) SOAP
5 17 (8.46%) Hibernate
5 17 (8.46%) HTML
6 16 (7.96%) Dropwizard
6 16 (7.96%) XML
7 15 (7.46%) Apache Camel
7 15 (7.46%) JSON
8 14 (6.97%) CSS
9 13 (6.47%) Spring Boot
10 12 (5.97%) AngularJS
11 11 (5.47%) J2EE
12 10 (4.98%) HTML5
13 9 (4.48%) XML Schema
14 8 (3.98%) .NET
14 8 (3.98%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.48%) Computer Science
1 7 (3.48%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (1.99%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.00%) Linked Data
3 2 (1.00%) User Experience
4 1 (0.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.50%) Fintech
4 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.50%) Semantic Web
4 1 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.42%) Linux
2 14 (6.97%) Unix
3 3 (1.49%) Windows
4 2 (1.00%) CentOS
4 2 (1.00%) Debian
4 2 (1.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.50%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (61.69%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (39.30%) TDD
3 63 (31.34%) Continuous Integration
3 63 (31.34%) Scrum
4 45 (22.39%) DevOps
4 45 (22.39%) Pair Programming
5 39 (19.40%) Test Automation
6 35 (17.41%) Migration
6 35 (17.41%) Unit Testing
7 33 (16.42%) BDD
8 32 (15.92%) BPEL
9 31 (15.42%) BPMN
10 20 (9.95%) Software Engineering
11 18 (8.96%) ETL
12 17 (8.46%) E-Commerce
13 16 (7.96%) Microservices
14 15 (7.46%) SOA
15 13 (6.47%) Kanban
15 13 (6.47%) Mentoring
16 12 (5.97%) OO
Programming Languages
1 55 (27.36%) SQL
2 22 (10.95%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.46%) Python
4 12 (5.97%) Scala
5 10 (4.98%) C++
6 7 (3.48%) C#
6 7 (3.48%) Groovy
6 7 (3.48%) PHP
7 6 (2.99%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.99%) Ruby
8 4 (1.99%) C
9 2 (1.00%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.00%) COBOL
9 2 (1.00%) Perl
9 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.50%) Go
10 1 (0.50%) R
10 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 7 (3.48%) Degree
2 3 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.95%) QA
2 4 (1.99%) IEC 62304
2 4 (1.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (2.99%) Docker
2 2 (1.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (2.49%) Puppet
2 3 (1.49%) Ansible
2 3 (1.49%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (1.00%) SELinux
4 1 (0.50%) Mesos
4 1 (0.50%) Nagios
4 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (18.91%) Oracle
2 25 (12.44%) Google
3 14 (6.97%) Talend
4 10 (4.98%) New Relic
5 5 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.99%) HP
7 3 (1.49%) Siebel
8 2 (1.00%) Dell
8 2 (1.00%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.00%) Micro Focus
8 2 (1.00%) Splunk
9 1 (0.50%) Juniper
9 1 (0.50%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.50%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.50%) PayPal
9 1 (0.50%) SAP
9 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.50%) Sybase
9 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
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Posted: 2 days ago
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