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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 16 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 15 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.15% 0.98% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.52% 1.01% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +128.57%
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 £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
230 199 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.26% 97.07% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 103 122
Average daily rate £345 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £467 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 29
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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 19 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) Spring
3 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (73.68%) J2EE
5 12 (63.16%) TDD
6 11 (57.89%) Spring MVC
6 11 (57.89%) Oracle
6 11 (57.89%) HTML
6 11 (57.89%) SQL
6 11 (57.89%) MVC
7 8 (42.11%) Web Services
7 8 (42.11%) XML
7 8 (42.11%) XSLT
7 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (42.11%) BDD
8 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
9 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
9 4 (21.05%) JSP
10 3 (15.79%) CSS
10 3 (15.79%) Publishing
10 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
10 3 (15.79%) MySQL
10 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 3 (15.79%) jQuery
10 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (10.53%) GWT
11 2 (10.53%) Google
11 2 (10.53%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (10.53%) Jasmine

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.79%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) Spring
2 14 (73.68%) J2EE
3 11 (57.89%) Spring MVC
3 11 (57.89%) HTML
4 8 (42.11%) Web Services
4 8 (42.11%) XML
4 8 (42.11%) XSLT
5 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
5 4 (21.05%) JSP
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) GWT
7 2 (10.53%) Middleware
8 1 (5.26%) SOAP
8 1 (5.26%) Play Framework
8 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) UNIX
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) TDD
3 11 (57.89%) MVC
4 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (42.11%) BDD
5 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (10.53%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Google