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 2 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 46 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.53% 3.83% 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.46% 11.54% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 8 7
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£425 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £296 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £433 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £36.45 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -2.80%
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
151 78 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 44.41% 33.19% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 48 24
Average daily rate £420 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 2015.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (54.12%) SQL
2 37 (43.53%) XML
3 36 (42.35%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (40.00%) Spring
5 33 (38.82%) TDD
6 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (31.76%) Oracle
8 26 (30.59%) Web Services
9 25 (29.41%) BDD
10 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
10 23 (27.06%) Linux
10 23 (27.06%) Java EE
11 21 (24.71%) JBoss
12 19 (22.35%) Tomcat
12 19 (22.35%) WebLogic
13 18 (21.18%) HTML
13 18 (21.18%) jQuery
14 17 (20.00%) Web Development
14 17 (20.00%) SOA
15 16 (18.82%) J2EE
15 16 (18.82%) JUnit
15 16 (18.82%) JSON
15 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (17.65%) Data Analysis
16 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
16 15 (17.65%) Business Analysis
16 15 (17.65%) Data Modelling
16 15 (17.65%) PL/SQL
16 15 (17.65%) XSLT
17 14 (16.47%) REST

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 21 (24.71%) JBoss
2 19 (22.35%) WebLogic
2 19 (22.35%) Tomcat
3 12 (14.12%) WebSphere
3 12 (14.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (8.24%) Confluence
5 6 (7.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.35%) Node.js
6 2 (2.35%) Apache
7 1 (1.18%) IIS
7 1 (1.18%) Drupal
7 1 (1.18%) CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (42.35%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.76%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.18%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) MySQL
3 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.71%) Big Data
4 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.18%) HBase
5 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.18%) DB2
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.18%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) JUnit
2 9 (10.59%) Maven
2 9 (10.59%) JIRA
2 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.41%) Ant
4 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
4 7 (8.24%) Mockito
5 6 (7.06%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.18%) Subversion
6 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (10.59%) Publishing
2 5 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (55.29%) Developer
2 38 (44.71%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Analyst
4 15 (17.65%) Data Analyst
5 10 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Technical Leader
10 5 (5.88%) Data Modeller
10 5 (5.88%) Architect
11 4 (4.71%) Consultant
12 3 (3.53%) Data Architect
12 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
12 3 (3.53%) Oracle Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Java Web Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Oracle Consultant
13 2 (2.35%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (43.53%) XML
2 34 (40.00%) Spring
3 26 (30.59%) Web Services
4 23 (27.06%) Java EE
5 18 (21.18%) jQuery
5 18 (21.18%) HTML
6 16 (18.82%) J2EE
6 16 (18.82%) JSON
7 15 (17.65%) XSLT
8 14 (16.47%) REST
9 13 (15.29%) HTML5
9 13 (15.29%) Oracle Fusion
9 13 (15.29%) Middleware
10 12 (14.12%) Oracle ADF
11 11 (12.94%) Hibernate
11 11 (12.94%) CSS
12 10 (11.76%) JSF
13 9 (10.59%) Ajax
13 9 (10.59%) RESTful
13 9 (10.59%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.35%) Grid Computing
3 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.18%) User Experience
4 1 (1.18%) CCTV
4 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.18%) Physics
4 1 (1.18%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.18%) Linked Data
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) UNIX
4 1 (1.18%) Android
4 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (38.82%) TDD
2 32 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.41%) BDD
4 17 (20.00%) Web Development
4 17 (20.00%) SOA
5 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (17.65%) Data Analysis
6 15 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 15 (17.65%) Business Analysis
6 15 (17.65%) Data Modelling
7 13 (15.29%) Scrum
8 12 (14.12%) UML
9 11 (12.94%) Project Management
10 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 9 (10.59%) MVC
12 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
12 8 (9.41%) SDLC
13 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
13 7 (8.24%) Computer Security
14 6 (7.06%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (54.12%) SQL
2 23 (27.06%) JavaScript
3 15 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 9 (10.59%) XPath
5 8 (9.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 8 (9.41%) XQuery
6 4 (4.71%) C#
7 3 (3.53%) C++
7 3 (3.53%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) Python
9 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.18%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) Puppet
1 10 (11.76%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (10.59%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (8.24%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) Mesos
5 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (31.76%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) Progress
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.18%) Dell
4 1 (1.18%) Informatica
4 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.18%) Twitter
4 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.18%) IBM
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