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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 9 3 19
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing Java 29 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.18% 16.34% 3.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.71% 36.67% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 2
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£475 £450 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +80.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
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
101 90 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.44% 44.55% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 58 36
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 2014, 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 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (68.42%) Spring
3 23 (60.53%) J2EE
4 22 (57.89%) Oracle
5 20 (52.63%) SQL
6 18 (47.37%) XML
7 16 (42.11%) HTML
8 15 (39.47%) XSLT
8 15 (39.47%) TDD
9 14 (36.84%) MVC
10 13 (34.21%) SOA
10 13 (34.21%) Spring MVC
10 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (34.21%) Oracle BPM
10 13 (34.21%) Oracle Identity Management
11 12 (31.58%) Ajax
12 11 (28.95%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (28.95%) WebLogic
13 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
14 9 (23.68%) JMS
14 9 (23.68%) Linux
14 9 (23.68%) Oracle ADF
14 9 (23.68%) Middleware
14 9 (23.68%) Scrum
14 9 (23.68%) BDD
14 9 (23.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (23.68%) JSF
14 9 (23.68%) Oracle Fusion
15 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
15 8 (21.05%) Web Services

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 11 (28.95%) WebLogic
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.26%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (2.63%) Apache
4 1 (2.63%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.63%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Ant
1 7 (18.42%) Maven
2 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (7.89%) Publishing
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 21 (55.26%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) WebLogic Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Software Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 2 (5.26%) SOA Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.26%) ColdFusion Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) Spring
2 23 (60.53%) J2EE
3 18 (47.37%) XML
4 16 (42.11%) HTML
5 15 (39.47%) XSLT
6 13 (34.21%) Spring MVC
7 12 (31.58%) Ajax
8 9 (23.68%) JMS
8 9 (23.68%) Oracle ADF
8 9 (23.68%) Middleware
8 9 (23.68%) JSF
8 9 (23.68%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (21.05%) Web Services
10 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
11 5 (13.16%) CSS
11 5 (13.16%) jQuery
12 4 (10.53%) JSP
13 2 (5.26%) Fusebox
13 2 (5.26%) GWT
14 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.63%) User Experience
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Open Source
2 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.68%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) UNIX
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Android
3 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (39.47%) TDD
3 14 (36.84%) MVC
4 13 (34.21%) SOA
4 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (23.68%) Scrum
5 9 (23.68%) BDD
6 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
10 2 (5.26%) DevOps
10 2 (5.26%) Kanban
10 2 (5.26%) OO
11 1 (2.63%) Web Design
11 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
11 1 (2.63%) OOD
11 1 (2.63%) Web Development
11 1 (2.63%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) SQL
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) XQuery
3 7 (18.42%) XPath
3 7 (18.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 3 (7.89%) C#
5 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.63%) Python
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) PHP
6 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Google
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