Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +10
Contract jobs citing Java 158 217 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.85% 17.95% 26.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.16% 34.72% 47.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 189 266
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £525 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.88% -0.32%
10th Percentile £363 £399 £350
90th Percentile £576 £614 £538
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +9.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +200.00% -62.50%

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 604 625 698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 49.11% 51.70% 55.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 490 519
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £300
90th Percentile £556 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 16
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +20.69% -19.44%
10th Percentile £40.73 £23.00 £16.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £77.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 -3 93 £450 -14.29% 54
Kidlington -1 16 £450 -10.00% 2
Abingdon -11 5 £380 -20.00% 8
Thame - 2 - -
Witney - 1 £625 - 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 77 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (32.28%) Oracle
3 45 (28.48%) Salesforce.com
3 45 (28.48%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (27.22%) Software Engineering
5 41 (25.95%) Microservices
6 39 (24.68%) Web Services
7 34 (21.52%) JavaScript
7 34 (21.52%) Spring
8 33 (20.89%) Kafka
9 32 (20.25%) Quote-to-Cash
10 30 (18.99%) DevOps
11 28 (17.72%) Unit Testing
12 27 (17.09%) AngularJS
13 26 (16.46%) HTML
13 26 (16.46%) Docker
14 25 (15.82%) C#
14 25 (15.82%) Scrum
14 25 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (15.19%) .NET
16 23 (14.56%) Linux
16 23 (14.56%) Python
16 23 (14.56%) Kubernetes
16 23 (14.56%) Spring Boot
17 22 (13.92%) Java 8
17 22 (13.92%) Publishing
18 19 (12.03%) SQL
18 19 (12.03%) Scala
18 19 (12.03%) Node.js
19 18 (11.39%) HTML5

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 4 (2.53%) GlassFish
1 4 (2.53%) WildFly
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.63%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.90%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.63%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 45 (28.48%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (8.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 12 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.06%) SaaS
5 7 (4.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (4.43%) Datadog
5 7 (4.43%) Slack
6 6 (3.80%) Serverless
7 5 (3.16%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (2.53%) PaaS
9 3 (1.90%) GitHub
10 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.53%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.06%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.43%) Big Data
3 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.63%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.70%) JUnit
4 8 (5.06%) Mockito
5 7 (4.43%) Maven
6 5 (3.16%) Ant
6 5 (3.16%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (2.53%) Selenium
8 3 (1.90%) Gradle
9 2 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.27%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.63%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.63%) Grunt
10 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.63%) JIRA
10 1 (0.63%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.63%) TestNG
General
1 22 (13.92%) Publishing
2 11 (6.96%) Billing
2 11 (6.96%) Finance
3 10 (6.33%) Back Office
4 5 (3.16%) Marketing
5 4 (2.53%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 88 (55.70%) Developer
2 59 (37.34%) Java Developer
3 30 (18.99%) Software Engineer
4 27 (17.09%) Java Engineer
5 22 (13.92%) Java Software Engineer
6 17 (10.76%) AWS Engineer
7 11 (6.96%) AWS Software Engineer
7 11 (6.96%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (6.96%) Software Developer
8 10 (6.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 10 (6.33%) Java Software Developer
9 9 (5.70%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (5.70%) Cloud Developer
9 9 (5.70%) Web Developer
10 8 (5.06%) Architect
10 8 (5.06%) AWS Developer
11 7 (4.43%) Agile Developer
11 7 (4.43%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (4.43%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (4.43%) Salesforce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.68%) Web Services
2 34 (21.52%) Spring
3 33 (20.89%) Kafka
4 27 (17.09%) AngularJS
5 26 (16.46%) HTML
6 24 (15.19%) .NET
7 23 (14.56%) Spring Boot
8 19 (12.03%) Node.js
9 18 (11.39%) HTML5
10 13 (8.23%) Hibernate
11 12 (7.59%) J2EE
12 11 (6.96%) React
13 10 (6.33%) CSS
14 9 (5.70%) RESTful
15 7 (4.43%) Java EE
15 7 (4.43%) jQuery
16 6 (3.80%) REST
16 6 (3.80%) SAML
17 4 (2.53%) EJB
17 4 (2.53%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.13%) User Experience
2 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.53%) Public Cloud
3 3 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.27%) Life Science
5 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) Fintech
5 1 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.56%) Linux
2 5 (3.16%) Windows
3 3 (1.90%) Unix
4 1 (0.63%) Android
4 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (48.73%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (27.22%) Software Engineering
3 41 (25.95%) Microservices
4 32 (20.25%) Quote-to-Cash
5 30 (18.99%) DevOps
6 28 (17.72%) Unit Testing
7 25 (15.82%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (15.82%) Scrum
8 18 (11.39%) TDD
9 16 (10.13%) Software Delivery
10 15 (9.49%) Test Automation
11 13 (8.23%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (8.23%) SDLC
11 13 (8.23%) Service Delivery
12 10 (6.33%) BDD
12 10 (6.33%) CRM
13 9 (5.70%) Pair Programming
14 8 (5.06%) Kanban
14 8 (5.06%) Open Source
14 8 (5.06%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.52%) JavaScript
2 25 (15.82%) C#
3 23 (14.56%) Python
4 22 (13.92%) Java 8
5 19 (12.03%) Scala
5 19 (12.03%) SQL
6 16 (10.13%) Go
7 8 (5.06%) C++
8 7 (4.43%) Ruby
9 6 (3.80%) Groovy
10 5 (3.16%) Apex Code
10 5 (3.16%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.90%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.63%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (1.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.76%) QA
2 7 (4.43%) GDPR
3 4 (2.53%) HIPAA
3 4 (2.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 26 (16.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (14.56%) Kubernetes
2 18 (11.39%) Ansible
2 18 (11.39%) Puppet
3 14 (8.86%) Terraform
4 11 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (32.28%) Oracle
2 45 (28.48%) Salesforce.com
3 15 (9.49%) Google
4 10 (6.33%) New Relic
5 8 (5.06%) Adyen
5 8 (5.06%) WorldPay
6 7 (4.43%) Microsoft
6 7 (4.43%) PagerDuty
7 3 (1.90%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.63%) Atlassian