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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing Java 81 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 11.13% 3.89% 7.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.41% 12.18% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 16 22
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£450 £369 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £293 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £598
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.37% -6.66%
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
346 156 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 47.53% 31.97% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 97 78
Average daily rate £413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £39.00 £28.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% +85.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £12.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £29.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +15 50 £458 +22.00% 23
Thame - 1 - -
Bicester - 1 £375 -
Kidlington - 1 £393 -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 70 (52.24%) SQL
2 54 (40.30%) XML
3 52 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (34.33%) Spring
5 45 (33.58%) Amazon AWS
6 44 (32.84%) TDD
7 42 (31.34%) Oracle
8 41 (30.60%) JavaScript
9 40 (29.85%) Web Services
10 34 (25.37%) BDD
11 31 (23.13%) HTML
12 30 (22.39%) jQuery
13 29 (21.64%) Java EE
14 26 (19.40%) JSON
14 26 (19.40%) JBoss
15 25 (18.66%) Linux
16 24 (17.91%) Tomcat
16 24 (17.91%) JUnit
17 23 (17.16%) Data Modelling
17 23 (17.16%) Software Engineering
18 21 (15.67%) Web Development
18 21 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (15.67%) WebLogic
18 21 (15.67%) CSS
18 21 (15.67%) SQL Server
19 20 (14.93%) XSLT
20 19 (14.18%) Data Analysis
20 19 (14.18%) HTML5
21 18 (13.43%) Puppet
21 18 (13.43%) Business Analysis

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (19.40%) JBoss
2 24 (17.91%) Tomcat
3 21 (15.67%) WebLogic
4 15 (11.19%) WebSphere
5 12 (8.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (7.46%) Confluence
7 6 (4.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.99%) CMS
8 4 (2.99%) Drupal
8 4 (2.99%) Apache
9 3 (2.24%) Node.js
10 1 (0.75%) IIS
10 1 (0.75%) Jetty
10 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 8 (5.97%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 45 (33.58%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.45%) Amazon SQS
2 14 (10.45%) Amazon S3
3 9 (6.72%) Boomi
4 4 (2.99%) SaaS
5 3 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.70%) HTTP
2 8 (5.97%) Intranet
3 1 (0.75%) PPTP
3 1 (0.75%) PPP
3 1 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.94%) MySQL
3 6 (4.48%) Big Data
3 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.48%) Hadoop
4 5 (3.73%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.24%) HBase
7 2 (1.49%) Triplestore
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.75%) Redis
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) QlikView
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) DataStage
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.75%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (17.91%) JUnit
2 15 (11.19%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.45%) JIRA
4 12 (8.96%) Mockito
4 12 (8.96%) Jenkins
5 11 (8.21%) Maven
6 8 (5.97%) Ant
7 6 (4.48%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.73%) Subversion
9 2 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.75%) Selenium
10 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.75%) IntelliJ
General
1 16 (11.94%) Publishing
2 11 (8.21%) Finance
3 2 (1.49%) Games
3 2 (1.49%) Banking
3 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (51.49%) Developer
2 50 (37.31%) Java Developer
3 23 (17.16%) Analyst
4 18 (13.43%) Data Analyst
5 16 (11.94%) Software Engineer
6 14 (10.45%) Senior Developer
7 11 (8.21%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (5.97%) Senior Software Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Architect
9 6 (4.48%) Technical Leader
10 5 (3.73%) Data Modeller
10 5 (3.73%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (3.73%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Consultant
10 5 (3.73%) Service Manager
10 5 (3.73%) Java Web Developer
10 5 (3.73%) ETL Specialist
11 4 (2.99%) LAMP Developer
11 4 (2.99%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (40.30%) XML
2 46 (34.33%) Spring
3 40 (29.85%) Web Services
4 31 (23.13%) HTML
5 30 (22.39%) jQuery
6 29 (21.64%) Java EE
7 26 (19.40%) JSON
8 21 (15.67%) CSS
9 20 (14.93%) XSLT
10 19 (14.18%) HTML5
11 18 (13.43%) J2EE
11 18 (13.43%) Hibernate
12 17 (12.69%) REST
13 15 (11.19%) AngularJS
13 15 (11.19%) Spring MVC
14 14 (10.45%) RESTful
14 14 (10.45%) JDBC
15 13 (9.70%) Middleware
15 13 (9.70%) Oracle Fusion
16 12 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
1 10 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.97%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.99%) User Experience
3 4 (2.99%) Informatics
4 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.49%) Linked Data
5 2 (1.49%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.49%) Semantic Web
5 2 (1.49%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.75%) CCTV
6 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.66%) Linux
2 8 (5.97%) Windows
3 4 (2.99%) CentOS
4 3 (2.24%) Android
4 3 (2.24%) UNIX
5 2 (1.49%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (32.84%) TDD
3 34 (25.37%) BDD
4 23 (17.16%) Data Modelling
4 23 (17.16%) Software Engineering
5 21 (15.67%) Web Development
5 21 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (14.18%) Data Analysis
7 18 (13.43%) Business Analysis
8 17 (12.69%) SOA
8 17 (12.69%) MVC
9 16 (11.94%) UML
10 15 (11.19%) ETL
11 14 (10.45%) Project Management
11 14 (10.45%) Scrum
11 14 (10.45%) SDLC
12 13 (9.70%) Configuration Management
12 13 (9.70%) E-Commerce
13 10 (7.46%) Data Management
13 10 (7.46%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 70 (52.24%) SQL
2 41 (30.60%) JavaScript
3 18 (13.43%) PL/SQL
4 13 (9.70%) C#
5 9 (6.72%) XPath
6 8 (5.97%) Python
6 8 (5.97%) XQuery
6 8 (5.97%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 6 (4.48%) PHP
8 3 (2.24%) C++
8 3 (2.24%) Groovy
8 3 (2.24%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.49%) Ruby
9 2 (1.49%) SPARQL
9 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.75%) VBScript
10 1 (0.75%) C
10 1 (0.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (8.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (13.43%) Puppet
2 14 (10.45%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.96%) Ansible
4 10 (7.46%) Oracle Identity Management
5 8 (5.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (2.99%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.49%) Mesos
Vendors
1 42 (31.34%) Oracle
2 10 (7.46%) Progress
3 9 (6.72%) Dell
4 7 (5.22%) Informatica
5 6 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.49%) Talend
6 2 (1.49%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.75%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.75%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.75%) hybris
7 1 (0.75%) Tableau
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