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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 6 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing Java 61 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 14.39% 13.97% 7.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.88% 32.05% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 8
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£500 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £345 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
139 78 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 32.78% 43.58% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 53 59
Average daily rate £450 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 25 November 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 25 November 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 55 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (63.89%) Oracle
3 35 (48.61%) XML
4 32 (44.44%) SOA
5 31 (43.06%) Spring
6 28 (38.89%) Oracle Fusion
6 28 (38.89%) Oracle ADF
7 27 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 26 (36.11%) SQL
9 25 (34.72%) TDD
10 24 (33.33%) HTML
10 24 (33.33%) J2EE
11 23 (31.94%) XSLT
11 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (30.56%) Oracle BPM
13 21 (29.17%) Oracle Identity Management
13 21 (29.17%) Middleware
14 19 (26.39%) WebLogic
15 18 (25.00%) Software Engineering
16 17 (23.61%) Linux
17 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
18 15 (20.83%) XQuery
18 15 (20.83%) Publishing
18 15 (20.83%) XPath
19 14 (19.44%) Maven
19 14 (19.44%) Ajax
20 13 (18.06%) Scrum
20 13 (18.06%) MVC
20 13 (18.06%) CSS
20 13 (18.06%) Enterprise Software

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 27 (37.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 19 (26.39%) WebLogic
3 9 (12.50%) Apache
4 7 (9.72%) CMS
4 7 (9.72%) Tomcat
4 7 (9.72%) Alfresco
5 3 (4.17%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.78%) Node.js
6 2 (2.78%) ColdFusion
7 1 (1.39%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) Big Data
1 7 (9.72%) MySQL
2 6 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.94%) Apache Hive
3 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.78%) Star Schema
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.39%) HBase
5 1 (1.39%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Maven
2 8 (11.11%) Ant
3 6 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.78%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.78%) JIRA
5 2 (2.78%) Subversion
6 1 (1.39%) PyUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (20.83%) Publishing
2 1 (1.39%) Banking
2 1 (1.39%) Marketing
2 1 (1.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 61 (84.72%) Developer
2 38 (52.78%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Oracle Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Lead Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 6 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.56%) WebLogic Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) Java Software Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Middleware Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Development Manager
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 3 (4.17%) SOA Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (48.61%) XML
2 31 (43.06%) Spring
3 28 (38.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 28 (38.89%) Oracle ADF
4 24 (33.33%) HTML
4 24 (33.33%) J2EE
5 23 (31.94%) XSLT
6 21 (29.17%) Middleware
7 14 (19.44%) Ajax
8 13 (18.06%) CSS
9 11 (15.28%) JMS
9 11 (15.28%) Hibernate
9 11 (15.28%) JSF
9 11 (15.28%) Spring MVC
10 10 (13.89%) Web Services
10 10 (13.89%) HTML5
10 10 (13.89%) CSS3
11 7 (9.72%) EJB
11 7 (9.72%) SOAP
11 7 (9.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.78%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.78%) Open Source
3 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) Linux
2 2 (2.78%) UNIX
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (76.39%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) SOA
3 25 (34.72%) TDD
4 23 (31.94%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 13 (18.06%) Scrum
6 13 (18.06%) MVC
7 9 (12.50%) BDD
8 8 (11.11%) Process Management
9 7 (9.72%) Workflow
10 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.94%) Analytics
11 5 (6.94%) Integration Testing
11 5 (6.94%) OO
12 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
12 4 (5.56%) Extreme Programming
13 3 (4.17%) ETL
13 3 (4.17%) User Stories
13 3 (4.17%) DevOps
14 2 (2.78%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.11%) SQL
2 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.83%) XQuery
3 15 (20.83%) XPath
4 8 (11.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 5 (6.94%) Python
6 4 (5.56%) Perl
6 4 (5.56%) Scala
7 2 (2.78%) PHP
7 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.78%) C#
8 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) HDFS
2 1 (1.39%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 21 (29.17%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.39%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (63.89%) Oracle
2 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.39%) Tableau
2 1 (1.39%) Twitter
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