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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 13 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 35 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.89% 2.16% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.00% 7.41% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
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
140 54 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.55% 29.19% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 38 40
Average daily rate £369 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £383 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 54 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (44.68%) Oracle
3 37 (39.36%) SOA
4 34 (36.17%) XML
5 33 (35.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 32 (34.04%) Oracle ADF
7 31 (32.98%) SQL
7 31 (32.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 29 (30.85%) Linux
9 27 (28.72%) TDD
10 26 (27.66%) Software Engineering
10 26 (27.66%) WebLogic
11 23 (24.47%) Oracle BPM
12 22 (23.40%) Oracle Identity Management
12 22 (23.40%) Middleware
12 22 (23.40%) Spring
13 20 (21.28%) Publishing
13 20 (21.28%) HTML
14 19 (20.21%) Java EE
15 18 (19.15%) XPath
15 18 (19.15%) XSLT
15 18 (19.15%) XQuery
16 17 (18.09%) Scrum
17 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (17.02%) CSS
18 14 (14.89%) Data Modelling
18 14 (14.89%) JavaScript
18 14 (14.89%) PL/SQL
18 14 (14.89%) Data Analysis
18 14 (14.89%) HTML5

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 31 (32.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (27.66%) WebLogic
3 13 (13.83%) Tomcat
4 12 (12.77%) Apache
5 7 (7.45%) JBoss
5 7 (7.45%) Node.js
6 6 (6.38%) Alfresco
6 6 (6.38%) CMS
7 5 (5.32%) WebSphere
8 4 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.26%) Apache Pig
9 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (24.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
2 4 (4.26%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) Big Data
2 12 (12.77%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.51%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.38%) MySQL
5 5 (5.32%) Apache Hive
5 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.19%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.13%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.06%) Impala
9 1 (1.06%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.06%) Sqoop
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.06%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (13.83%) Maven
2 7 (7.45%) Ant
3 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
5 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.26%) JUnit
6 2 (2.13%) JIRA
7 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.06%) PyUnit
General
1 20 (21.28%) Publishing
2 3 (3.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (70.21%) Developer
2 39 (41.49%) Java Developer
3 17 (18.09%) Lead Developer
4 15 (15.96%) Analyst
4 15 (15.96%) Software Engineer
5 14 (14.89%) Data Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) Oracle Developer
7 11 (11.70%) Java Software Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) Senior Developer
8 10 (10.64%) Lead Software Engineer
9 8 (8.51%) Architect
10 7 (7.45%) Data Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Data Modeller
11 5 (5.32%) Senior Data Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Senior Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Big Data Architect
12 4 (4.26%) Big Data Developer
12 4 (4.26%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
12 4 (4.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.17%) XML
2 33 (35.11%) Oracle Fusion
3 32 (34.04%) Oracle ADF
4 22 (23.40%) Spring
4 22 (23.40%) Middleware
5 20 (21.28%) HTML
6 19 (20.21%) Java EE
7 18 (19.15%) XSLT
8 16 (17.02%) CSS
9 14 (14.89%) HTML5
10 13 (13.83%) J2EE
10 13 (13.83%) EJB
11 12 (12.77%) Web Services
11 12 (12.77%) JSON
12 11 (11.70%) JSF
13 10 (10.64%) Ajax
13 10 (10.64%) Hibernate
13 10 (10.64%) CSS3
14 9 (9.57%) JMS
15 7 (7.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Digital Media
2 12 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.13%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.13%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.06%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (30.85%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) UNIX
3 1 (1.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (39.36%) SOA
3 27 (28.72%) TDD
4 26 (27.66%) Software Engineering
5 17 (18.09%) Scrum
6 16 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (14.89%) Data Modelling
7 14 (14.89%) Data Analysis
8 13 (13.83%) Business Analysis
9 10 (10.64%) Project Management
9 10 (10.64%) OO
9 10 (10.64%) BDD
9 10 (10.64%) Analytics
10 9 (9.57%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.57%) Web Development
11 8 (8.51%) Data Management
11 8 (8.51%) Process Management
12 7 (7.45%) Workflow
13 6 (6.38%) Unit Testing
14 5 (5.32%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.98%) SQL
2 18 (19.15%) XQuery
2 18 (19.15%) XPath
3 14 (14.89%) PL/SQL
3 14 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 10 (10.64%) Scala
5 7 (7.45%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 7 (7.45%) C#
6 6 (6.38%) PHP
7 5 (5.32%) Python
7 5 (5.32%) C++
7 5 (5.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) HDFS
2 1 (1.06%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (23.40%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.06%) Puppet
3 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (44.68%) Oracle
2 5 (5.32%) Twitter
3 1 (1.06%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.06%) Informatica
3 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.06%) Tableau
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