The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 4 13 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Contract jobs citing Java 43 37 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.29% 9.89% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.68% 26.62% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 4
Average daily rate £450 £475 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +33.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £344 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £565 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Java
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
124 139 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 46.97% 37.17% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 116 49
Average daily rate £400 £398 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Oxford region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Oxford region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Java
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Java Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java.

1 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) Analytics
3 24 (29.63%) Linux
3 24 (29.63%) Python
4 23 (28.40%) Spring
5 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
6 21 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (24.69%) Degree
7 20 (24.69%) C++
7 20 (24.69%) Publishing
8 19 (23.46%) Windows
9 18 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (22.22%) Big Data
10 16 (19.75%) Web Services
10 16 (19.75%) HTML
11 15 (18.52%) Oracle
11 15 (18.52%) Data Analysis
11 15 (18.52%) NoSQL
11 15 (18.52%) RESTful
12 13 (16.05%) AngularJS
12 13 (16.05%) TDD
12 13 (16.05%) ETL
12 13 (16.05%) Algorithms
13 12 (14.81%) CSS
13 12 (14.81%) Perl
13 12 (14.81%) Node.js
13 12 (14.81%) MongoDB
14 11 (13.58%) HTML5
14 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
14 11 (13.58%) R

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Java also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (14.81%) Node.js
2 11 (13.58%) Tomcat
3 10 (12.35%) SAS
4 8 (9.88%) Apache Solr
4 8 (9.88%) WebLogic
5 7 (8.64%) IIS
6 6 (7.41%) JBoss
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (7.41%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.23%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.23%) Apache
8 1 (1.23%) Confluence
8 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.64%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (6.17%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (6.17%) Google Analytics
4 5 (6.17%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (3.70%) Boomi
6 2 (2.47%) Office 365
7 1 (1.23%) GitHub
7 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Intranet
2 2 (2.47%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) Big Data
2 15 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 12 (14.81%) MongoDB
4 11 (13.58%) HPCC
5 8 (9.88%) Hadoop
6 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
7 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
8 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.47%) KDB
9 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (2.47%) Pentaho
9 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.88%) Subversion
3 7 (8.64%) JIRA
3 7 (8.64%) Selenium
4 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.70%) Maven
6 2 (2.47%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.47%) JUnit
7 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (24.69%) Publishing
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.47%) Back Office
4 2 (2.47%) Front Office
5 1 (1.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (51.85%) Developer
2 22 (27.16%) Java Developer
3 18 (22.22%) Architect
4 11 (13.58%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (11.11%) Agile Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Agile Java Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Data Architect
5 9 (11.11%) Data Scientist
6 6 (7.41%) Big Data Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.17%) ETL Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Integration Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Angular Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Data Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.40%) Spring
2 16 (19.75%) HTML
2 16 (19.75%) Web Services
3 15 (18.52%) RESTful
4 13 (16.05%) AngularJS
5 12 (14.81%) CSS
6 11 (13.58%) HTML5
7 10 (12.35%) Hibernate
8 9 (11.11%) .NET
8 9 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
9 8 (9.88%) Apache Camel
9 8 (9.88%) Middleware
10 7 (8.64%) JPA
10 7 (8.64%) SOAP
10 7 (8.64%) XML
11 6 (7.41%) J2EE
11 6 (7.41%) Java EE
11 6 (7.41%) XML Schema
12 5 (6.17%) Apache CXF
12 5 (6.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Algorithms
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) Statistics
4 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.70%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) Physics
7 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Linux
2 19 (23.46%) Windows
3 9 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 7 (8.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.47%) Android
5 2 (2.47%) Unix
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (34.57%) Analytics
3 18 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (18.52%) Data Analysis
5 13 (16.05%) ETL
5 13 (16.05%) TDD
6 11 (13.58%) Data Analytics
6 11 (13.58%) Migration
6 11 (13.58%) TOGAF
6 11 (13.58%) Zachman Framework
7 10 (12.35%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (11.11%) Content Enrichment
8 9 (11.11%) Content Management
8 9 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 9 (11.11%) Machine Learning
8 9 (11.11%) Waterfall
9 8 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (9.88%) Scrum
10 7 (8.64%) SOA
11 6 (7.41%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) Python
2 22 (27.16%) JavaScript
3 20 (24.69%) C++
4 12 (14.81%) Perl
5 11 (13.58%) Bash Shell
5 11 (13.58%) R
6 8 (9.88%) C#
7 7 (8.64%) PHP
7 7 (8.64%) SQL
8 3 (3.70%) C
9 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.23%) F#
10 1 (1.23%) Haskell
10 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (24.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) GridGain
2 1 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Ansible
1 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.23%) Mesos
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Oracle
2 9 (11.11%) Talend
3 7 (8.64%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.41%) Google
5 5 (6.17%) Adobe
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.70%) ATG
7 3 (3.70%) Dell
7 3 (3.70%) Informatica
8 1 (1.23%) ForgeRock
8 1 (1.23%) Pega
8 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.23%) Tableau
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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