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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 39 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.24% 1.86% 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.53% 7.14% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £310 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
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
147 56 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.58% 26.05% 31.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 40 40
Average daily rate £388 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.39% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.25 £37.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.66% +210.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (43.01%) Oracle
3 35 (37.63%) SOA
4 33 (35.48%) XML
4 33 (35.48%) Oracle Fusion
5 31 (33.33%) SQL
5 31 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
6 30 (32.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 29 (31.18%) Linux
8 27 (29.03%) Software Engineering
9 25 (26.88%) TDD
10 24 (25.81%) WebLogic
11 21 (22.58%) Middleware
11 21 (22.58%) Publishing
12 20 (21.51%) Spring
12 20 (21.51%) Oracle Identity Management
12 20 (21.51%) Oracle BPM
13 19 (20.43%) Java EE
13 19 (20.43%) HTML
14 18 (19.35%) XSLT
14 18 (19.35%) XQuery
14 18 (19.35%) XPath
14 18 (19.35%) Scrum
15 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (16.13%) CSS
17 14 (15.05%) PL/SQL
17 14 (15.05%) Data Modelling
17 14 (15.05%) Data Analysis
17 14 (15.05%) Business Analysis
17 14 (15.05%) HTML5

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 30 (32.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 24 (25.81%) WebLogic
3 13 (13.98%) Tomcat
4 12 (12.90%) Apache
5 7 (7.53%) Node.js
5 7 (7.53%) JBoss
6 6 (6.45%) CMS
6 6 (6.45%) Alfresco
7 5 (5.38%) WebSphere
8 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.30%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (21.51%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.30%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.30%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) Big Data
2 12 (12.90%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.60%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.45%) MySQL
4 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.38%) Apache Hive
5 5 (5.38%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.15%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.08%) Impala
9 1 (1.08%) Sqoop
9 1 (1.08%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.08%) HBase
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Maven
2 7 (7.53%) Ant
3 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.30%) JUnit
5 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.15%) JIRA
7 1 (1.08%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.08%) PyUnit
General
1 21 (22.58%) Publishing
2 4 (4.30%) Finance
3 1 (1.08%) Marketing
3 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 60 (64.52%) Developer
2 36 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.20%) Lead Developer
3 16 (17.20%) Analyst
4 15 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 14 (15.05%) Data Analyst
6 11 (11.83%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (10.75%) Lead Software Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (9.68%) Senior Developer
9 8 (8.60%) Architect
10 7 (7.53%) Data Architect
11 6 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (6.45%) Consultant
12 5 (5.38%) Senior Data Architect
12 5 (5.38%) Senior Architect
12 5 (5.38%) Big Data Architect
12 5 (5.38%) AWS Architect
12 5 (5.38%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (5.38%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.48%) XML
1 33 (35.48%) Oracle Fusion
2 31 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
3 21 (22.58%) Middleware
4 20 (21.51%) Spring
5 19 (20.43%) Java EE
5 19 (20.43%) HTML
6 18 (19.35%) XSLT
7 15 (16.13%) CSS
8 14 (15.05%) HTML5
9 13 (13.98%) EJB
10 12 (12.90%) Web Services
10 12 (12.90%) J2EE
10 12 (12.90%) JSON
11 10 (10.75%) JSF
11 10 (10.75%) CSS3
12 9 (9.68%) Hibernate
13 8 (8.60%) Ajax
13 8 (8.60%) JMS
14 7 (7.53%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.98%) Digital Media
2 11 (11.83%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.15%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.15%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.15%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Open Source
5 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.18%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) UNIX
2 5 (5.38%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (56.99%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (37.63%) SOA
3 27 (29.03%) Software Engineering
4 25 (26.88%) TDD
5 18 (19.35%) Scrum
6 17 (18.28%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (15.05%) Data Modelling
7 14 (15.05%) Data Analysis
7 14 (15.05%) Business Analysis
8 10 (10.75%) Project Management
8 10 (10.75%) OO
8 10 (10.75%) Analytics
8 10 (10.75%) BDD
9 9 (9.68%) UML
9 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
9 9 (9.68%) Web Development
10 8 (8.60%) Process Management
10 8 (8.60%) Data Management
11 7 (7.53%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) SQL
2 18 (19.35%) XQuery
2 18 (19.35%) XPath
3 14 (15.05%) PL/SQL
4 12 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.75%) Scala
6 7 (7.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 7 (7.53%) C#
7 6 (6.45%) C++
7 6 (6.45%) PHP
8 5 (5.38%) Python
8 5 (5.38%) Perl
9 1 (1.08%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.08%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) HDFS
2 1 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (21.51%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (7.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 40 (43.01%) Oracle
2 5 (5.38%) Twitter
3 1 (1.08%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.08%) Tableau
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.08%) Informatica
3 1 (1.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com