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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 11 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing Java 63 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 9.94% 8.07% 5.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.00% 27.27% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 13 14
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£500 £401 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.84% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
210 121 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.12% 29.58% 43.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 67 116
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
Average hourly rate £18.50 £33.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £33.75 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +4 38 £518 +21.76% 28
Abingdon - 1 £475 - 1
Banbury - - - - 2
Bicester - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 93 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (53.74%) Oracle
3 65 (44.22%) Spring
4 64 (43.54%) XML
5 55 (37.41%) TDD
6 49 (33.33%) SOA
7 46 (31.29%) Oracle Fusion
8 45 (30.61%) Oracle ADF
9 43 (29.25%) Software Engineering
9 43 (29.25%) HTML
10 42 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 41 (27.89%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (27.89%) SQL
12 40 (27.21%) Linux
13 39 (26.53%) WebLogic
14 38 (25.85%) J2EE
15 37 (25.17%) XSLT
16 36 (24.49%) Middleware
17 34 (23.13%) Oracle BPM
17 34 (23.13%) Oracle Identity Management
18 31 (21.09%) Web Services
18 31 (21.09%) Publishing
19 29 (19.73%) Maven
20 28 (19.05%) Scrum
21 26 (17.69%) XQuery
21 26 (17.69%) Tomcat
21 26 (17.69%) XPath
22 25 (17.01%) BDD
22 25 (17.01%) CSS
23 24 (16.33%) JavaScript

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 39 (26.53%) WebLogic
3 26 (17.69%) Tomcat
4 24 (16.33%) Apache
5 12 (8.16%) Alfresco
6 11 (7.48%) CMS
7 9 (6.12%) JBoss
8 8 (5.44%) WebSphere
8 8 (5.44%) Node.js
9 6 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (3.40%) Apache Pig
11 4 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 34 (23.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (4.08%) Amazon S3
3 6 (4.08%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (3.40%) SaaS
4 5 (3.40%) Force.com
5 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.24%) Big Data
2 14 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 14 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 13 (8.84%) Oracle Database
3 13 (8.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (8.16%) MySQL
5 8 (5.44%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (4.08%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.04%) RavenDB
8 3 (2.04%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.36%) Star Schema
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.36%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 29 (19.73%) Maven
2 16 (10.88%) Ant
3 14 (9.52%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.48%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.44%) JIRA
6 7 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.76%) JUnit
7 3 (2.04%) Selenium
7 3 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.36%) Log4j
8 2 (1.36%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.36%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.68%) PyUnit
9 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
General
1 31 (21.09%) Publishing
2 5 (3.40%) Finance
3 2 (1.36%) Retail
3 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.68%) Marketing
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (74.83%) Developer
2 76 (51.70%) Java Developer
3 24 (16.33%) Software Engineer
4 20 (13.61%) Lead Developer
5 17 (11.56%) Senior Developer
6 15 (10.20%) Java Software Engineer
7 14 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
8 13 (8.84%) Architect
9 10 (6.80%) Lead Software Engineer
10 9 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 9 (6.12%) Technical Leader
11 8 (5.44%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (5.44%) Data Architect
12 7 (4.76%) Software Developer
13 6 (4.08%) Analyst
13 6 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
14 5 (3.40%) Big Data Developer
14 5 (3.40%) Big Data Architect
14 5 (3.40%) Senior Data Architect
14 5 (3.40%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (44.22%) Spring
2 64 (43.54%) XML
3 46 (31.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 45 (30.61%) Oracle ADF
5 43 (29.25%) HTML
6 38 (25.85%) J2EE
7 37 (25.17%) XSLT
8 36 (24.49%) Middleware
9 31 (21.09%) Web Services
10 25 (17.01%) CSS
11 22 (14.97%) Hibernate
11 22 (14.97%) HTML5
12 21 (14.29%) Ajax
12 21 (14.29%) JSON
12 21 (14.29%) JSF
13 20 (13.61%) EJB
14 19 (12.93%) JMS
15 16 (10.88%) CSS3
16 15 (10.20%) Spring MVC
16 15 (10.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.97%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (8.84%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.36%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.36%) Open Source
5 2 (1.36%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.36%) PKI
5 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.21%) Linux
2 4 (2.72%) UNIX
3 3 (2.04%) Android
4 2 (1.36%) Windows
4 2 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (37.41%) TDD
3 49 (33.33%) SOA
4 43 (29.25%) Software Engineering
5 41 (27.89%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (19.05%) Scrum
7 25 (17.01%) BDD
8 17 (11.56%) MVC
9 14 (9.52%) OO
10 13 (8.84%) Process Management
10 13 (8.84%) Workflow
11 11 (7.48%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.48%) Web Development
12 10 (6.80%) Analytics
13 9 (6.12%) Test Automation
14 8 (5.44%) ETL
14 8 (5.44%) Integration Testing
14 8 (5.44%) User Stories
15 6 (4.08%) DevOps
16 5 (3.40%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (27.89%) SQL
2 26 (17.69%) XQuery
2 26 (17.69%) XPath
3 24 (16.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (10.88%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 13 (8.84%) C#
6 10 (6.80%) Scala
7 8 (5.44%) Python
8 7 (4.76%) PHP
9 6 (4.08%) C++
10 5 (3.40%) Apex Code
10 5 (3.40%) Perl
11 2 (1.36%) Ruby
11 2 (1.36%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.36%) Groovy
12 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Docker
1 2 (1.36%) HDFS
2 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 34 (23.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (10.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.36%) Ansible
3 2 (1.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (53.74%) Oracle
2 8 (5.44%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (3.40%) Twitter
4 2 (1.36%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (1.36%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.68%) Tableau
5 1 (0.68%) Cognos
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.68%) SAP
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £50 - £60 per hour + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mercator IT Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 4 days ago