The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 16 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 51 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.82% 5.15% 1.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.99% 17.05% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £340 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £451 £393
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
243 129 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 37.27% 30.21% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 73 65
Average daily rate £340 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £37.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £30.00
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 Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Oxfordshire region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Oxfordshire region.

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Java
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +11 35 £475 +5.55% 30
Abingdon - 1 £325 - 3
Banbury - - - - 8
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 73 (51.77%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (40.43%) Oracle
3 45 (31.91%) XML
4 43 (30.50%) Spring
5 42 (29.79%) SOA
6 40 (28.37%) SQL
7 39 (27.66%) Oracle Fusion
8 37 (26.24%) TDD
8 37 (26.24%) Oracle ADF
9 34 (24.11%) Linux
9 34 (24.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 33 (23.40%) Software Engineering
11 31 (21.99%) WebLogic
12 29 (20.57%) HTML
12 29 (20.57%) Middleware
13 28 (19.86%) Publishing
13 28 (19.86%) Java EE
14 26 (18.44%) Tomcat
15 25 (17.73%) Scrum
15 25 (17.73%) Oracle Identity Management
15 25 (17.73%) Oracle BPM
16 24 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (16.31%) Apache
17 23 (16.31%) CSS
18 22 (15.60%) EJB
18 22 (15.60%) Web Services
18 22 (15.60%) Maven
18 22 (15.60%) JSON
19 21 (14.89%) HTML5
19 21 (14.89%) Hibernate

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 34 (24.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 31 (21.99%) WebLogic
3 26 (18.44%) Tomcat
4 23 (16.31%) Apache
5 12 (8.51%) Alfresco
6 11 (7.80%) CMS
7 10 (7.09%) JBoss
8 9 (6.38%) Node.js
9 8 (5.67%) WebSphere
10 6 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (3.55%) Apache Pig
12 4 (2.84%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (17.73%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.93%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.26%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.26%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (3.55%) SaaS
4 5 (3.55%) Force.com
5 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) PPP
1 1 (0.71%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.77%) Big Data
2 16 (11.35%) NoSQL
2 16 (11.35%) Hadoop
3 13 (9.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (9.22%) Oracle Database
4 12 (8.51%) MySQL
5 9 (6.38%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (4.96%) SQL Server
8 6 (4.26%) Apache Hive
9 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (2.13%) RavenDB
11 3 (2.13%) Couchbase
12 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.42%) Star Schema
12 2 (1.42%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.71%) HBase
Development Applications
1 22 (15.60%) Maven
2 14 (9.93%) Jenkins
3 12 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 9 (6.38%) Ant
5 7 (4.96%) JUnit
5 7 (4.96%) JIRA
5 7 (4.96%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.42%) Eclipse RCP
8 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.71%) PyUnit
8 1 (0.71%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 28 (19.86%) Publishing
2 8 (5.67%) Finance
3 2 (1.42%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.42%) Retail
3 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (65.96%) Developer
2 64 (45.39%) Java Developer
3 22 (15.60%) Analyst
4 19 (13.48%) Lead Developer
5 16 (11.35%) Architect
5 16 (11.35%) Software Engineer
5 16 (11.35%) Data Analyst
6 14 (9.93%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.51%) Oracle Developer
8 11 (7.80%) Java Software Engineer
8 11 (7.80%) Data Architect
9 10 (7.09%) Lead Software Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Data Modeller
11 5 (3.55%) Consultant
11 5 (3.55%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.55%) Senior Data Architect
11 5 (3.55%) Senior Architect
11 5 (3.55%) Big Data Developer
11 5 (3.55%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.91%) XML
2 43 (30.50%) Spring
3 39 (27.66%) Oracle Fusion
4 37 (26.24%) Oracle ADF
5 29 (20.57%) Middleware
5 29 (20.57%) HTML
6 28 (19.86%) Java EE
7 23 (16.31%) CSS
8 22 (15.60%) EJB
8 22 (15.60%) Web Services
8 22 (15.60%) JSON
9 21 (14.89%) Hibernate
9 21 (14.89%) HTML5
10 19 (13.48%) XSLT
11 17 (12.06%) J2EE
12 16 (11.35%) SOAP
13 15 (10.64%) JSF
13 15 (10.64%) CSS3
14 14 (9.93%) RESTful
15 13 (9.22%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (9.22%) Digital Media
3 8 (5.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.84%) Grid Computing
4 4 (2.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.13%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.42%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.42%) PKI
6 2 (1.42%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.71%) Informatics
7 1 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (24.11%) Linux
2 6 (4.26%) UNIX
3 4 (2.84%) Windows
3 4 (2.84%) Android
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (51.77%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (29.79%) SOA
3 37 (26.24%) TDD
4 33 (23.40%) Software Engineering
5 25 (17.73%) Scrum
6 24 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (13.48%) Data Modelling
8 17 (12.06%) Data Analysis
9 15 (10.64%) Business Analysis
10 14 (9.93%) OO
10 14 (9.93%) E-Commerce
11 13 (9.22%) Project Management
11 13 (9.22%) Process Management
11 13 (9.22%) Workflow
11 13 (9.22%) BDD
12 12 (8.51%) Analytics
13 11 (7.80%) Web Development
14 10 (7.09%) Data Management
15 8 (5.67%) ETL
15 8 (5.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.37%) SQL
2 19 (13.48%) XQuery
2 19 (13.48%) XPath
3 18 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 16 (11.35%) PL/SQL
5 14 (9.93%) C#
6 10 (7.09%) Scala
7 9 (6.38%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (4.96%) C++
8 7 (4.96%) Python
9 6 (4.26%) PHP
10 5 (3.55%) Perl
10 5 (3.55%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.42%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.42%) Groovy
12 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (9.22%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.42%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) VCP4
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Docker
1 2 (1.42%) HDFS
2 1 (0.71%) Firmware
2 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (17.73%) Oracle Identity Management
2 9 (6.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (40.43%) Oracle
2 8 (5.67%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.55%) Twitter
4 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.42%) Informatica
5 1 (0.71%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.71%) Tableau
5 1 (0.71%) SAP
5 1 (0.71%) Cognos
5 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
Oxford
Volt
Rate: £475 - £525 per annum
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Headington, Oxfordshire
University of Oxford
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago