The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 20 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 26 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.76% 1.85% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 1.99% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 1
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.07% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £34.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+19.85% -9.33%
Java Developer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
325 201 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.01% 93.06% 97.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 98 120
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 August 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (68.57%) SQL
3 23 (65.71%) TDD
4 22 (62.86%) Spring
4 22 (62.86%) XML
5 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
6 19 (54.29%) jQuery
6 19 (54.29%) Amazon AWS
7 18 (51.43%) BDD
8 17 (48.57%) Web Services
9 15 (42.86%) Oracle
9 15 (42.86%) JBoss
10 13 (37.14%) JUnit
10 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
10 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (34.29%) Web Development
11 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
12 11 (31.43%) MVC
12 11 (31.43%) Spring MVC
13 10 (28.57%) HTML
14 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
14 9 (25.71%) JSON
14 9 (25.71%) RESTful
14 9 (25.71%) Mockito
14 9 (25.71%) Puppet
14 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (25.71%) SDLC
15 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
15 8 (22.86%) HTML5
15 8 (22.86%) Git (software)

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 15 (42.86%) JBoss
2 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
3 7 (20.00%) Confluence
4 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
5 5 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 19 (54.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) HTTP
2 4 (11.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) JUnit
2 9 (25.71%) Mockito
3 8 (22.86%) JIRA
3 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
4 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.86%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 5 (14.29%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) XML
1 22 (62.86%) Spring
2 19 (54.29%) jQuery
3 17 (48.57%) Web Services
4 13 (37.14%) Hibernate
5 11 (31.43%) Spring MVC
6 10 (28.57%) HTML
7 9 (25.71%) JSON
7 9 (25.71%) RESTful
8 8 (22.86%) HTML5
8 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
8 8 (22.86%) Java EE
8 8 (22.86%) CSS
8 8 (22.86%) JDBC
8 8 (22.86%) XSLT
9 7 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (20.00%) CSS3
10 6 (17.14%) REST
10 6 (17.14%) J2EE
11 3 (8.57%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Grid Computing
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Semantic Web
2 1 (2.86%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) TDD
2 18 (51.43%) BDD
3 13 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (34.29%) Web Development
5 11 (31.43%) MVC
6 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
6 9 (25.71%) SDLC
7 8 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (20.00%) Computer Security
9 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 4 (11.43%) SOA
11 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
12 2 (5.71%) UML
12 2 (5.71%) Scrum
12 2 (5.71%) Software Delivery
12 2 (5.71%) Analytics
13 1 (2.86%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (68.57%) SQL
3 21 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.86%) XPath
4 1 (2.86%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Puppet
1 9 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Oracle
2 7 (20.00%) Progress
3 1 (2.86%) IBM