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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 45 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.57% 5.50% 10.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.14% 17.65% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 8 13
Average daily rate
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£458 £363 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.20% -23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £343 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £503 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
179 68 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 50.00% 31.19% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 45 41
Average daily rate £401 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (46.99%) SQL
3 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
3 37 (44.58%) Oracle
4 36 (43.37%) XML
4 36 (43.37%) Amazon AWS
5 33 (39.76%) Spring
6 31 (37.35%) TDD
7 25 (30.12%) BDD
8 23 (27.71%) jQuery
9 22 (26.51%) Web Services
10 21 (25.30%) HTML
10 21 (25.30%) Web Development
11 20 (24.10%) Tomcat
12 19 (22.89%) J2EE
12 19 (22.89%) WebLogic
13 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (20.48%) SDLC
14 17 (20.48%) CSS
14 17 (20.48%) XSLT
14 17 (20.48%) JBoss
15 16 (19.28%) Linux
15 16 (19.28%) SOA
15 16 (19.28%) JUnit
16 15 (18.07%) Scrum
16 15 (18.07%) AngularJS
17 13 (15.66%) Oracle Fusion
17 13 (15.66%) Puppet
17 13 (15.66%) JSON
17 13 (15.66%) Hibernate

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (24.10%) Tomcat
2 19 (22.89%) WebLogic
3 17 (20.48%) JBoss
4 12 (14.46%) WebSphere
4 12 (14.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 8 (9.64%) Confluence
6 5 (6.02%) Node.js
7 3 (3.61%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.20%) Drupal
8 1 (1.20%) CMS
8 1 (1.20%) Apache
8 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (43.37%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.64%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (9.64%) Amazon S3
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.41%) Boomi
5 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) HTTP
2 4 (4.82%) Intranet
3 1 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.84%) MySQL
3 6 (7.23%) Big Data
3 6 (7.23%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.82%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.41%) HBase
6 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.20%) QlikView
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.20%) DB2
7 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.20%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 16 (19.28%) JUnit
2 10 (12.05%) JIRA
2 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.05%) Mockito
3 9 (10.84%) Maven
4 8 (9.64%) Ant
4 8 (9.64%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.43%) Selenium
6 3 (3.61%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.41%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (2.41%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.20%) Subversion
8 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.20%) Mercurial
General
1 13 (15.66%) Publishing
2 4 (4.82%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Games
3 2 (2.41%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 49 (59.04%) Developer
2 33 (39.76%) Java Developer
3 9 (10.84%) Web Developer
4 8 (9.64%) Software Engineer
4 8 (9.64%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.43%) Analyst
5 7 (8.43%) Architect
5 7 (8.43%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Technical Leader
6 6 (7.23%) Applications Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Web Applications Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Consultant
8 4 (4.82%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.82%) Java Web Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.61%) ETL Specialist
9 3 (3.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (43.37%) XML
2 33 (39.76%) Spring
3 23 (27.71%) jQuery
4 22 (26.51%) Web Services
5 21 (25.30%) HTML
6 19 (22.89%) J2EE
7 17 (20.48%) CSS
7 17 (20.48%) XSLT
8 15 (18.07%) AngularJS
9 13 (15.66%) Oracle Fusion
9 13 (15.66%) Hibernate
9 13 (15.66%) Middleware
9 13 (15.66%) JSON
10 12 (14.46%) Spring MVC
10 12 (14.46%) Oracle ADF
10 12 (14.46%) REST
11 11 (13.25%) Java EE
11 11 (13.25%) RESTful
11 11 (13.25%) HTML5
12 10 (12.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.05%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.20%) CCTV
6 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.20%) Physics
6 1 (1.20%) Semantic Web
6 1 (1.20%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.20%) Linked Data
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Linux
2 7 (8.43%) Windows
3 2 (2.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.20%) Android
4 1 (1.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.60%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (37.35%) TDD
3 25 (30.12%) BDD
4 21 (25.30%) Web Development
5 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (20.48%) SDLC
7 16 (19.28%) SOA
8 15 (18.07%) Scrum
9 13 (15.66%) MVC
10 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
11 11 (13.25%) UML
12 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
13 8 (9.64%) Computer Security
14 7 (8.43%) ERP
14 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
15 6 (7.23%) Data Analysis
15 6 (7.23%) Data Modelling
15 6 (7.23%) ETL
15 6 (7.23%) Validation
15 6 (7.23%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.99%) SQL
2 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.84%) XPath
4 8 (9.64%) XQuery
4 8 (9.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 7 (8.43%) Python
6 6 (7.23%) C#
7 2 (2.41%) C++
7 2 (2.41%) PHP
7 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.41%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) Groovy
8 1 (1.20%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.20%) C
8 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.20%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) Puppet
2 12 (14.46%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (12.05%) Oracle Identity Management
3 10 (12.05%) Ansible
4 8 (9.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.41%) Mesos
5 2 (2.41%) CA LISA
6 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (44.58%) Oracle
2 8 (9.64%) Progress
3 6 (7.23%) WorldPay
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.61%) Informatica
5 2 (2.41%) HP
5 2 (2.41%) Dell
5 2 (2.41%) CA
5 2 (2.41%) Talend
6 1 (1.20%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.20%) IBM
6 1 (1.20%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.20%) Tableau
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