The first table below looks at the demand for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 28 29 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.90% 0.93% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.96% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +128.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
197 208 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.36% 97.20% 97.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 119 157
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 38
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.43 £13.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.40 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Java Developer
Oxfordshire

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Oxford region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Oxford region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) GWT
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Eclipse

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (40.00%) GWT
3 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Google