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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 17 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 12 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.48% 10.34% 8.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 27.63% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 14
Average daily rate
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£363 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.68% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £600 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-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
69 76 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 31.51% 37.44% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 49
Average daily rate £343 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £178 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £27.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 12 (60.00%) HTML
1 12 (60.00%) Spring
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) J2EE
3 9 (45.00%) MVC
4 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 8 (40.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (25.00%) XSLT
7 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) CSS
8 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.00%) jQuery
9 3 (15.00%) Subversion
9 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
9 3 (15.00%) JSP
9 3 (15.00%) MySQL
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
10 2 (10.00%) ColdFusion
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
10 2 (10.00%) C#
10 2 (10.00%) C++

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (10.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.00%) Magnolia
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Modbus
1 1 (5.00%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Big Data
4 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) ColdFusion Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Scala Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Web Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
1 12 (60.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) J2EE
3 8 (40.00%) XML
3 8 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 5 (25.00%) XSLT
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (15.00%) JSP
7 2 (10.00%) Ajax
7 2 (10.00%) Fusebox
7 2 (10.00%) GWT
8 1 (5.00%) Play Framework
8 1 (5.00%) REST
8 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (5.00%) LAMP
8 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
8 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) MVC
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) BDD
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Android Development
7 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.00%) Analytics
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (5.00%) Web Design
7 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.00%) UML
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.00%) C
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Google
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