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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 22 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 22 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.95% 1.16% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 1.23% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 4
Average daily rate
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£518 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.29% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
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
332 162 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 89.73% 94.19% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 91 129
Average daily rate £450 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £477 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £10.66 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £38.85 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 47 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (76.60%) Oracle
4 28 (59.57%) TDD
5 27 (57.45%) XML
6 24 (51.06%) SOA
7 22 (46.81%) Oracle Fusion
8 21 (44.68%) Spring
9 20 (42.55%) Oracle ADF
10 19 (40.43%) WebLogic
10 19 (40.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 18 (38.30%) XSLT
11 18 (38.30%) Publishing
12 17 (36.17%) HTML
13 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
14 15 (31.91%) Oracle BPM
15 14 (29.79%) Oracle Identity Management
15 14 (29.79%) Middleware
16 13 (27.66%) Web Services
16 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (25.53%) J2EE
18 11 (23.40%) BDD
19 10 (21.28%) Digital Media
19 10 (21.28%) XQuery
19 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
19 10 (21.28%) XPath
20 9 (19.15%) Spring MVC
20 9 (19.15%) MVC
20 9 (19.15%) HTML5
21 8 (17.02%) SQL

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 19 (40.43%) WebLogic
1 19 (40.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.64%) CMS
3 5 (10.64%) Alfresco
3 5 (10.64%) Apache
4 4 (8.51%) JBoss
4 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MySQL
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Maven
1 5 (10.64%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) JUnit
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.26%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (38.30%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (57.45%) XML
2 22 (46.81%) Oracle Fusion
3 21 (44.68%) Spring
4 20 (42.55%) Oracle ADF
5 18 (38.30%) XSLT
6 17 (36.17%) HTML
7 14 (29.79%) Middleware
8 13 (27.66%) Web Services
9 12 (25.53%) J2EE
10 9 (19.15%) Spring MVC
10 9 (19.15%) HTML5
11 8 (17.02%) JSON
11 8 (17.02%) EJB
12 7 (14.89%) Hibernate
13 6 (12.77%) CSS
13 6 (12.77%) CSS3
14 5 (10.64%) RESTful
14 5 (10.64%) SOAP
14 5 (10.64%) EJB 3.0
15 3 (6.38%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Digital Media
2 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (59.57%) TDD
3 24 (51.06%) SOA
4 16 (34.04%) Software Engineering
5 13 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (23.40%) BDD
7 9 (19.15%) MVC
8 5 (10.64%) Workflow
8 5 (10.64%) Process Management
9 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.38%) Web Development
10 3 (6.38%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.26%) Scrum
11 2 (4.26%) Extreme Programming
11 2 (4.26%) User Stories
12 1 (2.13%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) XQuery
2 10 (21.28%) XPath
3 8 (17.02%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 36 (76.60%) Oracle