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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 26 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Contract jobs citing Java 25 45 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.70% 9.47% 7.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.12% 26.95% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 23
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£363 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £306 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £593 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-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
177 167 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.27% 35.16% 33.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 97 83
Average daily rate £325 £338 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £160 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 £31.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +64.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.19 £27.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.38 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 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 29 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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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 -7 12 £363 -23.68% 13
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Eynsham - - - -
Abingdon - - - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Kidlington - - - - 1
Java
South East

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 26 (52.00%) HTML
2 18 (36.00%) XML
3 17 (34.00%) Oracle
4 16 (32.00%) TDD
5 15 (30.00%) Spring
5 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (30.00%) SQL
6 13 (26.00%) J2EE
6 13 (26.00%) BDD
7 12 (24.00%) CSS
7 12 (24.00%) MVC
8 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
8 11 (22.00%) XSLT
9 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (18.00%) Spring MVC
10 9 (18.00%) Web Services
10 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
10 9 (18.00%) Linux
10 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (16.00%) .NET
11 8 (16.00%) C#
11 8 (16.00%) jQuery
12 7 (14.00%) MySQL
12 7 (14.00%) OOD
12 7 (14.00%) Subversion
13 6 (12.00%) UML
13 6 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
14 5 (10.00%) C++
14 5 (10.00%) OOA/OOD

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.00%) Escenic
3 2 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) ColdFusion
3 2 (4.00%) Site Server
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.00%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.00%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (8.00%) Force.com
1 4 (8.00%) SaaS
2 2 (4.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
1 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) Intranet
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Modbus
2 1 (2.00%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) MySQL
3 5 (10.00%) Big Data
4 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.00%) JasperReports
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Subversion
2 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.00%) NetBeans
4 3 (6.00%) JIRA
5 2 (4.00%) Selenium
5 2 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.00%) JUnit
5 2 (4.00%) Log4j
6 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Publishing
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (60.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Programmer
7 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Administrator
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Java Programmer
8 2 (4.00%) Report Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (52.00%) HTML
2 18 (36.00%) XML
3 15 (30.00%) Spring
4 13 (26.00%) J2EE
5 12 (24.00%) CSS
6 11 (22.00%) XSLT
7 9 (18.00%) Web Services
7 9 (18.00%) Spring MVC
8 8 (16.00%) jQuery
8 8 (16.00%) .NET
9 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (10.00%) Ajax
9 5 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (8.00%) Mason
10 4 (8.00%) Visualforce
10 4 (8.00%) HTML5
10 4 (8.00%) LAMP
11 3 (6.00%) JSP
11 3 (6.00%) CSS3
12 2 (4.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Social Media
1 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.00%) Android
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) TDD
2 13 (26.00%) BDD
3 12 (24.00%) MVC
4 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
5 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.00%) OOD
8 6 (12.00%) UML
9 5 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.00%) Scrum
11 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
11 3 (6.00%) OO
12 2 (4.00%) RUP
12 2 (4.00%) OOP
12 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
12 2 (4.00%) ETL
12 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (4.00%) Project Management
12 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 8 (16.00%) C#
3 5 (10.00%) C++
4 4 (8.00%) PHP
4 4 (8.00%) Objective-C
4 4 (8.00%) Ruby
4 4 (8.00%) C
4 4 (8.00%) Apex Code
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) Python
6 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (4.00%) Embedded C++
6 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) Oracle
2 6 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (6.00%) JBoss
4 2 (4.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.00%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.00%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
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Rate: From £30,434 to £37,394 per annum (pro rata)
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago