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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 30 27 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing Java 21 22 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.91% 4.88% 9.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.00% 16.30% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 42
Average daily rate £335 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £302 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £350 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
175 135 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.59% 29.93% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 67 147
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.63 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.85% +3.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 3 £350 +8.52% 21
Banbury - 3 - - 3
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 2
Kidlington - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - - 4
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (47.17%) HTML
2 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
2 22 (41.51%) .NET
2 22 (41.51%) CSS
3 20 (37.74%) Ajax
4 19 (35.85%) J2EE
5 16 (30.19%) Web Development
6 15 (28.30%) jQuery
7 13 (24.53%) JSON
7 13 (24.53%) C#
7 13 (24.53%) OOP
7 13 (24.53%) Adobe CQ
8 12 (22.64%) Finance
9 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
9 11 (20.75%) XML
9 11 (20.75%) Oracle
9 11 (20.75%) HTML5
10 9 (16.98%) Adobe
10 9 (16.98%) UML
10 9 (16.98%) OOD
10 9 (16.98%) Spring
11 8 (15.09%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (15.09%) Java EE
11 8 (15.09%) JSP
11 8 (15.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
11 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
11 8 (15.09%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (15.09%) OO
11 8 (15.09%) OSGi

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (24.53%) Adobe CQ
2 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
3 5 (9.43%) Escenic
3 5 (9.43%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.43%) MQSeries
3 5 (9.43%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.89%) Site Server
4 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Jetty
4 1 (1.89%) WordPress
4 1 (1.89%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.89%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.89%) Doxygen
1 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.77%) Force.com
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) HTTP
1 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) Modbus
2 1 (1.89%) Profibus
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
1 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
2 6 (11.32%) MySQL
3 5 (9.43%) Big Data
3 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Eclipse
1 5 (9.43%) Subversion
2 4 (7.55%) Bugzilla
2 4 (7.55%) NetBeans
2 4 (7.55%) Selenium
2 4 (7.55%) FitNesse
2 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.66%) JUnit
4 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Software Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Consultant
6 5 (9.43%) Architect
6 5 (9.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Java Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Java Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Software Tester
7 4 (7.55%) Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Administrator
9 2 (3.77%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) HTML
2 22 (41.51%) .NET
2 22 (41.51%) CSS
3 20 (37.74%) Ajax
4 19 (35.85%) J2EE
5 15 (28.30%) jQuery
6 13 (24.53%) JSON
7 11 (20.75%) XML
7 11 (20.75%) HTML5
8 9 (16.98%) Spring
9 8 (15.09%) Java EE
9 8 (15.09%) JSP
9 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
9 8 (15.09%) OSGi
10 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
11 6 (11.32%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (11.32%) CSS3
12 5 (9.43%) EJB
12 5 (9.43%) DOM
12 5 (9.43%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.89%) FMCG
2 1 (1.89%) W3C
2 1 (1.89%) Wiki
2 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Web Development
2 13 (24.53%) OOP
3 11 (20.75%) Software Engineering
4 9 (16.98%) UML
4 9 (16.98%) OOD
5 8 (15.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (15.09%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (15.09%) OO
6 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.21%) Scrum
7 6 (11.32%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (9.43%) BDD
8 5 (9.43%) Software Architecture
8 5 (9.43%) RUP
8 5 (9.43%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.43%) Use Case
8 5 (9.43%) TDD
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.77%) Project Management
9 2 (3.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (41.51%) JavaScript
2 13 (24.53%) C#
3 5 (9.43%) Scala
4 4 (7.55%) C++
4 4 (7.55%) C
4 4 (7.55%) SQL
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded C
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
5 2 (3.77%) VB
5 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.77%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) ABAP
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
1 4 (7.55%) ISEB
2 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) Adobe
3 5 (9.43%) JBoss
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) SAP
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
Oxfordshire
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Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
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Rate: £275 - £325 per day + Market Rate DOE
Posted: 21 days ago