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 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 12 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 37 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.00% 1.24% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.01% 4.29% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 2 6
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£475 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £270 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £430 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
137 70 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.03% 29.05% 27.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 48 32
Average daily rate £400 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £375 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.25 £42.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.64% +251.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 21 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 21 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 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (39.13%) Oracle
3 35 (38.04%) SOA
4 33 (35.87%) Oracle Fusion
5 32 (34.78%) Oracle ADF
5 32 (34.78%) SQL
5 32 (34.78%) Linux
6 31 (33.70%) XML
6 31 (33.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 28 (30.43%) TDD
7 28 (30.43%) Software Engineering
8 26 (28.26%) WebLogic
8 26 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (22.83%) Middleware
10 20 (21.74%) Oracle BPM
10 20 (21.74%) Oracle Identity Management
11 19 (20.65%) XQuery
11 19 (20.65%) XSLT
11 19 (20.65%) XPath
11 19 (20.65%) Publishing
12 18 (19.57%) Scrum
12 18 (19.57%) Spring
13 15 (16.30%) Java EE
14 14 (15.22%) Business Analysis
14 14 (15.22%) Data Analysis
14 14 (15.22%) Data Modelling
14 14 (15.22%) Web Services
14 14 (15.22%) HTML
14 14 (15.22%) PL/SQL
14 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 31 (33.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (28.26%) WebLogic
3 10 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 9 (9.78%) JBoss
5 7 (7.61%) Apache
5 7 (7.61%) WebSphere
5 7 (7.61%) Node.js
6 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (4.35%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.17%) Alfresco
7 2 (2.17%) CMS
8 1 (1.09%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (21.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 26 (28.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) Big Data
2 12 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.43%) Apache Hive
4 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.17%) MySQL
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.17%) Star Schema
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.09%) Impala
8 1 (1.09%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.09%) Sqoop
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.09%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Maven
2 8 (8.70%) Ant
3 5 (5.43%) JUnit
4 4 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.09%) PyUnit
6 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 19 (20.65%) Publishing
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (61.96%) Developer
2 35 (38.04%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Analyst
3 16 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 16 (17.39%) Lead Developer
4 14 (15.22%) Data Analyst
5 11 (11.96%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.87%) Lead Software Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Architect
7 8 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Data Architect
9 6 (6.52%) Consultant
9 6 (6.52%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (5.43%) Data Modeller
10 5 (5.43%) Technical Leader
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Data Architect
10 5 (5.43%) Senior Architect
10 5 (5.43%) Big Data Architect
10 5 (5.43%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.87%) Oracle Fusion
2 32 (34.78%) Oracle ADF
3 31 (33.70%) XML
4 21 (22.83%) Middleware
5 19 (20.65%) XSLT
6 18 (19.57%) Spring
7 15 (16.30%) Java EE
8 14 (15.22%) Web Services
8 14 (15.22%) HTML
9 13 (14.13%) J2EE
10 11 (11.96%) JSF
11 10 (10.87%) CSS
12 9 (9.78%) JMS
12 9 (9.78%) Ajax
12 9 (9.78%) HTML5
12 9 (9.78%) REST
13 8 (8.70%) JSON
13 8 (8.70%) EJB
14 6 (6.52%) .NET
14 6 (6.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Digital Media
2 11 (11.96%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.17%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) Grid Computing
4 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.09%) Physics
5 1 (1.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.78%) Linux
2 6 (6.52%) Windows
3 5 (5.43%) UNIX
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (53.26%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.04%) SOA
3 28 (30.43%) TDD
3 28 (30.43%) Software Engineering
4 18 (19.57%) Scrum
5 14 (15.22%) Data Analysis
5 14 (15.22%) Business Analysis
5 14 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.22%) Data Modelling
6 10 (10.87%) Project Management
6 10 (10.87%) UML
6 10 (10.87%) OO
6 10 (10.87%) BDD
6 10 (10.87%) Analytics
7 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
7 9 (9.78%) Web Development
8 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.70%) Data Management
9 5 (5.43%) Master Data Management
10 4 (4.35%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.78%) SQL
2 19 (20.65%) XQuery
2 19 (20.65%) XPath
3 14 (15.22%) PL/SQL
4 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 10 (10.87%) Scala
6 8 (8.70%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 7 (7.61%) C#
8 6 (6.52%) C++
8 6 (6.52%) PHP
9 5 (5.43%) Perl
9 5 (5.43%) Python
10 1 (1.09%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) HDFS
2 1 (1.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (21.74%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (8.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.09%) Puppet
3 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (39.13%) Oracle
2 5 (5.43%) Twitter
3 1 (1.09%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.09%) Informatica
3 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.09%) Tableau
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