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 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 8 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 48 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.95% 4.67% 9.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.40% 13.51% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 7 13
Average daily rate
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£458 £375 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -23.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £338 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £520 £600
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 £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
169 74 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 49.13% 34.58% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 43 35
Average daily rate £413 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +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 £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 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 30 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 51 (60.00%) SQL
2 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (40.00%) XML
3 34 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (38.82%) Spring
5 30 (35.29%) TDD
5 30 (35.29%) Oracle
6 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
7 24 (28.24%) BDD
8 23 (27.06%) Java EE
9 21 (24.71%) Web Services
9 21 (24.71%) jQuery
10 17 (20.00%) XSLT
10 17 (20.00%) J2EE
10 17 (20.00%) Linux
10 17 (20.00%) JBoss
10 17 (20.00%) SOA
10 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (18.82%) Data Modelling
11 16 (18.82%) JUnit
11 16 (18.82%) WebLogic
11 16 (18.82%) Data Analysis
12 15 (17.65%) Business Analysis
12 15 (17.65%) PL/SQL
13 14 (16.47%) HTML
13 14 (16.47%) Tomcat
13 14 (16.47%) Hibernate
13 14 (16.47%) Web Development
14 13 (15.29%) Software Engineering
14 13 (15.29%) Scrum

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 17 (20.00%) JBoss
2 16 (18.82%) WebLogic
3 14 (16.47%) Tomcat
4 12 (14.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (10.59%) WebSphere
6 7 (8.24%) Confluence
7 3 (3.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.35%) Node.js
9 1 (1.18%) Drupal
9 1 (1.18%) CMS
9 1 (1.18%) IIS
9 1 (1.18%) Apache
Business Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 34 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.41%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (9.41%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.35%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.41%) HTTP
2 4 (4.71%) Intranet
3 1 (1.18%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) MySQL
3 5 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.88%) Big Data
4 4 (4.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.35%) HBase
5 2 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.18%) QlikView
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) DB2
6 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.18%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) JUnit
2 10 (11.76%) Mockito
3 9 (10.59%) Maven
3 9 (10.59%) JIRA
3 9 (10.59%) Git (software)
4 8 (9.41%) Ant
5 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.53%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.35%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.18%) Selenium
8 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.18%) Subversion
8 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (9.41%) Publishing
2 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Games
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) Developer
2 35 (41.18%) Java Developer
3 18 (21.18%) Analyst
4 15 (17.65%) Data Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Senior Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.88%) Data Modeller
8 5 (5.88%) Architect
9 4 (4.71%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Consultant
9 4 (4.71%) Java Web Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.53%) ETL Specialist
10 3 (3.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Oracle Consultant
11 2 (2.35%) Core Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.00%) XML
2 33 (38.82%) Spring
3 23 (27.06%) Java EE
4 21 (24.71%) jQuery
4 21 (24.71%) Web Services
5 17 (20.00%) XSLT
5 17 (20.00%) J2EE
6 14 (16.47%) HTML
6 14 (16.47%) Hibernate
7 13 (15.29%) Middleware
7 13 (15.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 12 (14.12%) JSON
8 12 (14.12%) Oracle ADF
8 12 (14.12%) Spring MVC
9 10 (11.76%) JSF
9 10 (11.76%) RESTful
9 10 (11.76%) HTML5
9 10 (11.76%) REST
9 10 (11.76%) CSS
10 9 (10.59%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.35%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.18%) CCTV
5 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.18%) Physics
5 1 (1.18%) Semantic Web
5 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.18%) Linked Data
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Windows
3 3 (3.53%) UNIX
4 1 (1.18%) Android
4 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) TDD
3 24 (28.24%) BDD
4 17 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (20.00%) SOA
5 16 (18.82%) Data Modelling
5 16 (18.82%) Data Analysis
6 15 (17.65%) Business Analysis
7 14 (16.47%) Web Development
8 13 (15.29%) Software Engineering
8 13 (15.29%) Scrum
9 12 (14.12%) MVC
9 12 (14.12%) UML
10 11 (12.94%) Project Management
10 11 (12.94%) SDLC
11 10 (11.76%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.76%) Configuration Management
12 7 (8.24%) Computer Security
12 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
13 6 (7.06%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 51 (60.00%) SQL
2 26 (30.59%) 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%) Python
7 3 (3.53%) C#
8 2 (2.35%) C++
8 2 (2.35%) PHP
8 2 (2.35%) Ruby
9 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.18%) Groovy
9 1 (1.18%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.18%) C
9 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
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 2 (2.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (15.29%) Puppet
2 12 (14.12%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (11.76%) Ansible
3 10 (11.76%) Oracle Identity Management
4 8 (9.41%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.35%) Mesos
6 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 30 (35.29%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) Progress
3 3 (3.53%) Informatica
4 2 (2.35%) Talend
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) Dell
5 1 (1.18%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.18%) Tableau
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