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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 7 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing Java 44 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 13.06% 3.90% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.43% 12.50% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 7 5
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£475 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +13.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +17.16%
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 72 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 41.54% 31.17% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 46 28
Average daily rate £450 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 32 (42.67%) SQL
2 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (34.67%) XML
4 24 (32.00%) Linux
4 24 (32.00%) SOA
5 23 (30.67%) Oracle
6 22 (29.33%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (26.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 20 (26.67%) WebLogic
7 20 (26.67%) TDD
7 20 (26.67%) Spring
7 20 (26.67%) Software Engineering
8 19 (25.33%) Oracle ADF
8 19 (25.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (21.33%) Middleware
9 16 (21.33%) XSLT
10 15 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 15 (20.00%) Data Modelling
10 15 (20.00%) Scrum
10 15 (20.00%) Business Analysis
10 15 (20.00%) Data Analysis
10 15 (20.00%) Java EE
10 15 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Management
11 14 (18.67%) XPath
11 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
11 14 (18.67%) J2EE
12 13 (17.33%) Web Services
12 13 (17.33%) XQuery
12 13 (17.33%) Oracle BPM
13 12 (16.00%) BDD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 19 (25.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 10 (13.33%) JBoss
4 8 (10.67%) WebSphere
4 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.67%) Apache
5 5 (6.67%) Node.js
6 4 (5.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.33%) IIS
7 1 (1.33%) Drupal
7 1 (1.33%) CMS
7 1 (1.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (17.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (29.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (6.67%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.33%) Boomi
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) Hadoop
1 7 (9.33%) Big Data
2 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.33%) DB2
5 1 (1.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Ant
1 9 (12.00%) JUnit
1 9 (12.00%) Maven
2 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.00%) Mockito
4 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.33%) Subversion
4 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.33%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (14.67%) Publishing
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (52.00%) Developer
2 24 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Analyst
4 15 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 12 (16.00%) Software Engineer
6 10 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 7 (9.33%) Architect
8 6 (8.00%) Technical Leader
8 6 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (8.00%) Lead Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Data Architect
9 5 (6.67%) Data Modeller
9 5 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Big Data Architect
10 4 (5.33%) AWS Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Data Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Architect
10 4 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.67%) XML
2 20 (26.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 20 (26.67%) Spring
3 19 (25.33%) Oracle ADF
4 16 (21.33%) Middleware
4 16 (21.33%) XSLT
5 15 (20.00%) Java EE
6 14 (18.67%) J2EE
7 13 (17.33%) Web Services
8 12 (16.00%) HTML
9 11 (14.67%) JSF
10 10 (13.33%) Ajax
10 10 (13.33%) JMS
11 9 (12.00%) JSP
11 9 (12.00%) REST
12 8 (10.67%) CSS
13 7 (9.33%) JSON
13 7 (9.33%) jQuery
14 6 (8.00%) Hibernate
14 6 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) Physics
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.00%) Linux
2 7 (9.33%) Windows
3 3 (4.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.00%) SOA
3 20 (26.67%) TDD
3 20 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 15 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 15 (20.00%) Scrum
4 15 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 15 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 12 (16.00%) BDD
5 12 (16.00%) UML
6 11 (14.67%) Project Management
7 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.67%) Web Development
10 7 (9.33%) OO
11 6 (8.00%) Analytics
11 6 (8.00%) Data Management
12 5 (6.67%) MVC
12 5 (6.67%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) SQL
2 15 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 14 (18.67%) XPath
3 14 (18.67%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.33%) XQuery
5 9 (12.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 7 (9.33%) C#
7 6 (8.00%) Scala
7 6 (8.00%) C++
7 6 (8.00%) PHP
8 2 (2.67%) Python
9 1 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (1.33%) C
9 1 (1.33%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (5.33%) Puppet
4 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.67%) Ansible
6 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Oracle
2 4 (5.33%) Twitter
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.33%) IBM
4 1 (1.33%) Dell
4 1 (1.33%) Informatica
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.33%) Xamarin
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago