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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Java 49 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.10% 8.09% 4.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.69% 27.45% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 6 5
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£518 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.37% +3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £363 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.93 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.38% -0.20%
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
130 51 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.76% 29.48% 49.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 31 68
Average daily rate £411 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 66 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (60.23%) Oracle
3 44 (50.00%) XML
4 39 (44.32%) SOA
4 39 (44.32%) TDD
5 36 (40.91%) Spring
6 35 (39.77%) Oracle Fusion
6 35 (39.77%) Oracle ADF
7 34 (38.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 30 (34.09%) Software Engineering
9 29 (32.95%) Linux
9 29 (32.95%) WebLogic
10 28 (31.82%) HTML
10 28 (31.82%) XSLT
11 27 (30.68%) Oracle BPM
12 26 (29.55%) Oracle Identity Management
13 25 (28.41%) SQL
13 25 (28.41%) J2EE
13 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (27.27%) Middleware
15 22 (25.00%) Publishing
16 20 (22.73%) XQuery
16 20 (22.73%) XPath
17 18 (20.45%) Scrum
18 17 (19.32%) Web Services
18 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
18 17 (19.32%) BDD
19 16 (18.18%) CSS
20 15 (17.05%) Maven
21 14 (15.91%) HTML5

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (38.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 29 (32.95%) WebLogic
3 13 (14.77%) Tomcat
4 12 (13.64%) Apache
5 7 (7.95%) Node.js
6 6 (6.82%) CMS
6 6 (6.82%) Alfresco
7 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
7 5 (5.68%) JBoss
8 4 (4.55%) Apache Pig
8 4 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (30.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (4.55%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) Big Data
2 10 (11.36%) Hadoop
3 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.82%) MySQL
3 6 (6.82%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.68%) Apache Hive
4 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.27%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.14%) Impala
7 1 (1.14%) HBase
7 1 (1.14%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.14%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (17.05%) Maven
2 9 (10.23%) Ant
3 6 (6.82%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.55%) JUnit
4 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.27%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.14%) PyUnit
6 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 22 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (1.14%) Marketing
2 1 (1.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 75 (85.23%) Developer
2 47 (53.41%) Java Developer
3 19 (21.59%) Software Engineer
4 18 (20.45%) Lead Developer
5 14 (15.91%) Oracle Developer
5 14 (15.91%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 10 (11.36%) Lead Software Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Architect
8 6 (6.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Architect
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Data Architect
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Data Architect
9 5 (5.68%) Big Data Architect
10 4 (4.55%) Big Data Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (50.00%) XML
2 36 (40.91%) Spring
3 35 (39.77%) Oracle Fusion
3 35 (39.77%) Oracle ADF
4 28 (31.82%) HTML
4 28 (31.82%) XSLT
5 25 (28.41%) J2EE
6 24 (27.27%) Middleware
7 17 (19.32%) Web Services
8 16 (18.18%) CSS
9 14 (15.91%) HTML5
10 13 (14.77%) Ajax
11 12 (13.64%) JMS
11 12 (13.64%) JSON
11 12 (13.64%) JSF
12 11 (12.50%) Spring MVC
12 11 (12.50%) EJB
12 11 (12.50%) Hibernate
13 10 (11.36%) CSS3
14 7 (7.95%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (14.77%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.27%) Open Source
3 2 (2.27%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.95%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) UNIX
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (44.32%) SOA
2 39 (44.32%) TDD
3 30 (34.09%) Software Engineering
4 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (20.45%) Scrum
6 17 (19.32%) BDD
7 13 (14.77%) MVC
8 10 (11.36%) OO
9 9 (10.23%) Web Development
10 8 (9.09%) Analytics
10 8 (9.09%) Process Management
11 7 (7.95%) Unit Testing
11 7 (7.95%) Workflow
12 6 (6.82%) Integration Testing
13 5 (5.68%) Test Automation
14 4 (4.55%) Extreme Programming
15 3 (3.41%) ETL
15 3 (3.41%) User Stories
15 3 (3.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.41%) SQL
2 20 (22.73%) XQuery
2 20 (22.73%) XPath
3 17 (19.32%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.36%) Scala
5 9 (10.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 6 (6.82%) PHP
6 6 (6.82%) C#
7 5 (5.68%) Python
7 5 (5.68%) C++
7 5 (5.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) HDFS
2 1 (1.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 26 (29.55%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (60.23%) Oracle
2 5 (5.68%) Twitter
3 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.14%) Tableau
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