Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 231 340 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 18.70% 27.13% 10.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.20% 47.55% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 272 117
Oxfordshire median daily rate £505 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +3.83% -3.68%
10th Percentile £375 £350 £319
90th Percentile £623 £575 £533
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +5.56% +9.09% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -43.75% +14.29%

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 621 715 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 50.28% 57.06% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 527 466
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £295 £263
90th Percentile £579 £550 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -14.29% +86.67%
10th Percentile £32.50 £19.10 £15.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £46.45 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -1 151 £515 +10.75% 30
Kidlington -4 21 £488 +8.33% 3
Abingdon 0 2 £475 +46.15% 10
Banbury - 1 £473 - 1
Java
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 140 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (48.05%) Amazon AWS
3 104 (45.02%) TDD
4 84 (36.36%) BDD
5 74 (32.03%) JavaScript
6 70 (30.30%) Maven
7 69 (29.87%) Scrum
8 65 (28.14%) SQL
9 64 (27.71%) JUnit
10 63 (27.27%) Oracle
11 61 (26.41%) Linux
12 58 (25.11%) AngularJS
13 57 (24.68%) Git (software)
14 56 (24.24%) Spring
15 55 (23.81%) Web Services
16 54 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
16 54 (23.38%) Test Automation
16 54 (23.38%) React
17 53 (22.94%) Unit Testing
18 51 (22.08%) JIRA
19 50 (21.65%) Kanban
20 48 (20.78%) jQuery
21 47 (20.35%) Ansible
22 45 (19.48%) SOA
22 45 (19.48%) Configuration Management
23 43 (18.61%) QA
23 43 (18.61%) Opscode Chef
23 43 (18.61%) Puppet
23 43 (18.61%) Node.js
23 43 (18.61%) Mockito

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 17 (7.36%) Confluence
2 13 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
3 12 (5.19%) JBoss
3 12 (5.19%) WebSphere
4 11 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (3.03%) Apache
5 7 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.03%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.60%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.73%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.73%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.87%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.87%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.87%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.43%) Mule
9 1 (0.43%) nginx
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 15 (6.49%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.73%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 111 (48.05%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (6.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (4.76%) GitHub
4 10 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (3.90%) Amazon SQS
6 7 (3.03%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.16%) Amazon Glacier
8 4 (1.73%) Boomi
9 3 (1.30%) SaaS
9 3 (1.30%) Slack
10 2 (0.87%) Bluemix
10 2 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.87%) Serverless
11 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.43%) Route 53
11 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.03%) HTTP
2 5 (2.16%) Intranet
3 4 (1.73%) FTP
4 1 (0.43%) BGP
4 1 (0.43%) DHCP
4 1 (0.43%) DNS
4 1 (0.43%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.43%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.43%) LAN
4 1 (0.43%) LDAP
4 1 (0.43%) MPLS
4 1 (0.43%) OSPF
4 1 (0.43%) SAN
4 1 (0.43%) SMS
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) VoIP
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
4 1 (0.43%) VRRP
4 1 (0.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.49%) MongoDB
1 15 (6.49%) Oracle Database
2 12 (5.19%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (4.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.16%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.73%) Big Data
7 4 (1.73%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.73%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (1.73%) Redis
7 4 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.87%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.43%) GIS
10 1 (0.43%) MySQL
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 70 (30.30%) Maven
2 64 (27.71%) JUnit
3 57 (24.68%) Git (software)
4 51 (22.08%) JIRA
5 43 (18.61%) Mockito
6 36 (15.58%) Ant
7 29 (12.55%) Jenkins
8 18 (7.79%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (6.06%) Grunt
9 14 (6.06%) gulp
9 14 (6.06%) IntelliJ
10 13 (5.63%) SoapUI
11 12 (5.19%) Talend Open Studio
12 11 (4.76%) JMeter
12 11 (4.76%) Selenium
13 10 (4.33%) Gradle
14 9 (3.90%) Cucumber
15 6 (2.60%) JProfiler
15 6 (2.60%) YourKit
General
1 31 (13.42%) Publishing
2 15 (6.49%) Finance
3 2 (0.87%) Retail
4 1 (0.43%) Automotive
4 1 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 138 (59.74%) Developer
2 109 (47.19%) Java Developer
3 30 (12.99%) AWS Developer
4 25 (10.82%) Java Team Leader
4 25 (10.82%) Team Leader
5 21 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
5 21 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.36%) Senior Java Developer
7 16 (6.93%) Applications Developer
8 11 (4.76%) Architect
8 11 (4.76%) Lead Developer
8 11 (4.76%) Oracle Applications Developer
9 10 (4.33%) Agile Developer
9 10 (4.33%) Agile Java Developer
9 10 (4.33%) Analyst
9 10 (4.33%) Tester
10 9 (3.90%) Java Engineer
10 9 (3.90%) SQL Developer
11 8 (3.46%) Technical Leader
11 8 (3.46%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (25.11%) AngularJS
2 56 (24.24%) Spring
3 55 (23.81%) Web Services
4 54 (23.38%) React
5 48 (20.78%) jQuery
6 43 (18.61%) Node.js
7 42 (18.18%) REST
8 31 (13.42%) HTML
9 29 (12.55%) SOAP
10 24 (10.39%) XML
11 23 (9.96%) Play Framework
12 21 (9.09%) CSS
13 20 (8.66%) RESTful
14 16 (6.93%) HTML5
15 15 (6.49%) J2EE
16 14 (6.06%) Dropwizard
16 14 (6.06%) Hystrix
16 14 (6.06%) JSF
16 14 (6.06%) Scalatra
17 13 (5.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.90%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (1.73%) Data Structures
3 4 (1.73%) Minimum Viable Product
4 3 (1.30%) Clustering
4 3 (1.30%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.87%) Fintech
5 2 (0.87%) User Experience
5 2 (0.87%) Wiki
6 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 61 (26.41%) Linux
2 9 (3.90%) Unix
3 4 (1.73%) CentOS
3 4 (1.73%) Debian
3 4 (1.73%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.30%) Windows
4 3 (1.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (45.02%) TDD
3 84 (36.36%) BDD
4 69 (29.87%) Scrum
5 54 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
5 54 (23.38%) Test Automation
6 53 (22.94%) Unit Testing
7 50 (21.65%) Kanban
8 45 (19.48%) Configuration Management
8 45 (19.48%) SOA
9 31 (13.42%) DevOps
10 27 (11.69%) Microservices
11 26 (11.26%) MVC
11 26 (11.26%) Pair Programming
12 24 (10.39%) Migration
12 24 (10.39%) Software Engineering
13 21 (9.09%) SOLID
14 19 (8.23%) Mentoring
15 17 (7.36%) Coaching
15 17 (7.36%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (32.03%) JavaScript
2 65 (28.14%) SQL
3 16 (6.93%) Python
4 15 (6.49%) Groovy
5 11 (4.76%) XPath
6 8 (3.46%) Scala
7 6 (2.60%) C#
8 5 (2.16%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.16%) Ruby
9 4 (1.73%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.73%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.87%) ABAP
10 2 (0.87%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.87%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.87%) C
10 2 (0.87%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) Perl
11 1 (0.43%) PHP
11 1 (0.43%) sed
11 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (18.61%) QA
2 7 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.87%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 22 (9.52%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.43%) iptables
3 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.43%) vSphere
3 1 (0.43%) XenApp
3 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (20.35%) Ansible
2 43 (18.61%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (18.61%) Puppet
3 4 (1.73%) HAProxy
3 4 (1.73%) SELinux
4 2 (0.87%) logstash
4 2 (0.87%) Mesos
4 2 (0.87%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) Nagios
5 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.43%) SCCM
5 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 63 (27.27%) Oracle
2 15 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (6.06%) New Relic
4 12 (5.19%) Talend
5 11 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.33%) SAP
7 6 (2.60%) HP
8 4 (1.73%) Dell
9 2 (0.87%) Cisco
9 2 (0.87%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.87%) IBM
10 1 (0.43%) Citrix
10 1 (0.43%) CommVault
10 1 (0.43%) F5
10 1 (0.43%) Juniper
10 1 (0.43%) McAfee
10 1 (0.43%) NetApp
10 1 (0.43%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.43%) Splunk