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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 19 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 53 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.17% 4.14% 5.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.56% 12.73% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 11 15
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£433 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £250 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £380
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 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
225 165 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.45% 32.54% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 106 67
Average daily rate £380 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.63% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £42.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £39.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £42.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 +11.76% 22
Bicester - 2 £375 - 2
Kidlington - 2 £410 - 1
Abingdon - 1 £325 - 2
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 58 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (33.33%) XML
3 39 (30.95%) Linux
3 39 (30.95%) SQL
4 37 (29.37%) Software Engineering
4 37 (29.37%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (28.57%) TDD
6 33 (26.19%) Spring
6 33 (26.19%) Oracle
6 33 (26.19%) Web Services
7 31 (24.60%) SOA
8 30 (23.81%) WebLogic
9 28 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
10 27 (21.43%) Oracle ADF
11 26 (20.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 22 (17.46%) HTML
13 21 (16.67%) Data Modelling
13 21 (16.67%) Tomcat
13 21 (16.67%) Publishing
13 21 (16.67%) Scrum
13 21 (16.67%) Java EE
14 20 (15.87%) Middleware
15 19 (15.08%) JSON
16 17 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (13.49%) Oracle Identity Management
16 17 (13.49%) C#
16 17 (13.49%) Data Analysis
17 16 (12.70%) Business Analysis
17 16 (12.70%) PL/SQL
17 16 (12.70%) XSLT

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 30 (23.81%) WebLogic
2 26 (20.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 21 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 16 (12.70%) JBoss
5 14 (11.11%) WebSphere
6 13 (10.32%) Apache
7 8 (6.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (5.56%) Node.js
9 5 (3.97%) CMS
10 4 (3.17%) Apache Pig
11 3 (2.38%) Alfresco
12 2 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.59%) Drupal
13 1 (0.79%) IIS
13 1 (0.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (12.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 37 (29.37%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.94%) Amazon SQS
2 10 (7.94%) Amazon S3
3 9 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (3.97%) Force.com
4 5 (3.97%) SaaS
5 2 (1.59%) Boomi
6 1 (0.79%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) HTTP
1 1 (0.79%) PPP
1 1 (0.79%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.90%) Big Data
2 13 (10.32%) Hadoop
3 12 (9.52%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.76%) MySQL
5 6 (4.76%) SQL Server
5 6 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (3.17%) Apache Hive
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.79%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.79%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.79%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.79%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.79%) HBase
8 1 (0.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Maven
2 12 (9.52%) JUnit
3 9 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 8 (6.35%) Ant
5 7 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.17%) JIRA
7 3 (2.38%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.59%) Subversion
8 2 (1.59%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.79%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.79%) PyUnit
9 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 21 (16.67%) Publishing
2 9 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.59%) Retail
4 1 (0.79%) Marketing
4 1 (0.79%) Electronics
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (53.17%) Developer
2 47 (37.30%) Java Developer
3 23 (18.25%) Analyst
4 22 (17.46%) Software Engineer
5 16 (12.70%) Data Analyst
6 14 (11.11%) Architect
7 13 (10.32%) Java Software Engineer
8 12 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 12 (9.52%) Lead Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Data Architect
9 8 (6.35%) Lead Software Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Business Analyst
10 7 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Consultant
11 6 (4.76%) Technical Leader
12 5 (3.97%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (3.97%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (3.97%) Oracle Consultant
12 5 (3.97%) Data Modeller
13 4 (3.17%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (33.33%) XML
2 33 (26.19%) Web Services
2 33 (26.19%) Spring
3 28 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 27 (21.43%) Oracle ADF
5 22 (17.46%) HTML
6 21 (16.67%) Java EE
7 20 (15.87%) Middleware
8 19 (15.08%) JSON
9 16 (12.70%) HTML5
9 16 (12.70%) XSLT
10 15 (11.90%) EJB
10 15 (11.90%) REST
11 13 (10.32%) J2EE
12 12 (9.52%) CSS
12 12 (9.52%) JSF
13 10 (7.94%) Hibernate
14 8 (6.35%) Ajax
14 8 (6.35%) JMS
15 7 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Digital Media
1 11 (8.73%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.17%) Informatics
5 3 (2.38%) Grid Computing
5 3 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) User Experience
6 2 (1.59%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.79%) Physics
7 1 (0.79%) Open Source
7 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.95%) Linux
2 9 (7.14%) Windows
3 7 (5.56%) UNIX
4 4 (3.17%) Android
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.59%) CentOS
6 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.37%) Software Engineering
3 36 (28.57%) TDD
4 31 (24.60%) SOA
5 21 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 21 (16.67%) Scrum
6 17 (13.49%) Data Analysis
6 17 (13.49%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.70%) Business Analysis
8 15 (11.90%) UML
9 14 (11.11%) OO
9 14 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 14 (11.11%) BDD
10 13 (10.32%) Project Management
11 12 (9.52%) Web Development
12 10 (7.94%) Data Management
12 10 (7.94%) Analytics
13 8 (6.35%) Unit Testing
14 7 (5.56%) ETL
15 6 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.95%) SQL
2 17 (13.49%) C#
3 16 (12.70%) XQuery
3 16 (12.70%) XPath
3 16 (12.70%) PL/SQL
4 15 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.14%) Python
5 9 (7.14%) Scala
6 8 (6.35%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 7 (5.56%) PHP
7 7 (5.56%) C++
8 6 (4.76%) Apex Code
9 4 (3.17%) Perl
10 2 (1.59%) C
11 1 (0.79%) Groovy
11 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.79%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Firmware
1 1 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (0.79%) Docker
1 1 (0.79%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 17 (13.49%) Oracle Identity Management
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (2.38%) Puppet
4 2 (1.59%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.79%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (26.19%) Oracle
2 10 (7.94%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.17%) Twitter
3 4 (3.17%) Informatica
4 2 (1.59%) Dell
5 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.79%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.79%) Tableau
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