The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 35 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 15 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.11% 7.33% 7.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.68% 25.53% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
155 141 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.16% 28.72% 36.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 78 97
Average daily rate £318 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £165 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% +21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.00 £16.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £117.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Java
South East

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 9 £375 -22.27% 11
Abingdon -5 1 £500 +78.57%
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 1
Thame - - - - 1
Wallingford - - - -
Eynsham - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 19 (51.35%) HTML
2 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
3 12 (32.43%) CSS
4 11 (29.73%) XML
5 9 (24.32%) C#
5 9 (24.32%) Oracle
5 9 (24.32%) jQuery
6 8 (21.62%) .NET
6 8 (21.62%) Linux
6 8 (21.62%) Spring
7 7 (18.92%) Subversion
7 7 (18.92%) OOD
7 7 (18.92%) MySQL
7 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (18.92%) SQL
8 6 (16.22%) UML
8 6 (16.22%) Ajax
9 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
9 5 (13.51%) MVC
9 5 (13.51%) Finance
9 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
9 5 (13.51%) C++
9 5 (13.51%) J2EE
9 5 (13.51%) XSLT
9 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
10 4 (10.81%) Force.com
10 4 (10.81%) Visualforce
10 4 (10.81%) Mason
10 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 3 (8.11%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (5.41%) Escenic
3 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
3 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.41%) Site Server
3 2 (5.41%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Magnolia
4 1 (2.70%) Alfresco
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.70%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Force.com
1 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) HTTP
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) Intranet
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) Modbus
2 1 (2.70%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) MySQL
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Subversion
2 5 (13.51%) Eclipse
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) NetBeans
4 3 (8.11%) JUnit
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) PHP Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Programmer
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) HTML
2 12 (32.43%) CSS
3 11 (29.73%) XML
4 9 (24.32%) jQuery
5 8 (21.62%) .NET
5 8 (21.62%) Spring
6 6 (16.22%) Ajax
7 5 (13.51%) Hibernate
7 5 (13.51%) J2EE
7 5 (13.51%) XSLT
8 4 (10.81%) Visualforce
8 4 (10.81%) Mason
8 4 (10.81%) LAMP
8 4 (10.81%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (8.11%) XML Schema
9 3 (8.11%) JSP
9 3 (8.11%) HTML5
10 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
10 2 (5.41%) Fusebox
10 2 (5.41%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.41%) Social Media
2 1 (2.70%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) OOD
2 6 (16.22%) UML
3 5 (13.51%) MVC
3 5 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (10.81%) BDD
4 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.81%) TDD
5 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.11%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) Web Development
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.41%) OOP
6 2 (5.41%) RUP
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Web Design
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 9 (24.32%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 5 (13.51%) C++
5 4 (10.81%) Apex Code
5 4 (10.81%) C
6 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.11%) PHP
7 2 (5.41%) Scala
7 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
7 2 (5.41%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.41%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) SAP
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