The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 12 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 29 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 8.87% 5.11% 4.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.92% 5.36% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 16
Median daily rate £493 £438 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.57% -15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £383 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +24.47%

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
325 261 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 99.39% 95.26% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 208 226
Median daily rate £410 £385 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £520 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 27
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.80 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £18.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 24 February 2017.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (65.15%) Spring
3 42 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (50.00%) SQL
5 32 (48.48%) TDD
6 31 (46.97%) Maven
7 28 (42.42%) Scrum
8 25 (37.88%) JUnit
9 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
9 24 (36.36%) Web Services
9 24 (36.36%) Java EE
10 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (33.33%) RESTful
11 21 (31.82%) JBoss
11 21 (31.82%) Publishing
12 20 (30.30%) Mockito
12 20 (30.30%) Cucumber
12 20 (30.30%) Jenkins
13 19 (28.79%) REST
14 18 (27.27%) WebSphere
14 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
14 18 (27.27%) DevOps
15 17 (25.76%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
15 17 (25.76%) Unit Testing
16 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
16 16 (24.24%) GitHub
17 15 (22.73%) HTML
17 15 (22.73%) Pair Programming
18 14 (21.21%) Migration

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (31.82%) JBoss
2 18 (27.27%) WebSphere
3 17 (25.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (21.21%) Tomcat
5 11 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
6 10 (15.15%) Alfresco
7 9 (13.64%) nginx
8 6 (9.09%) Apache Solr
9 5 (7.58%) Apache
9 5 (7.58%) Jetty
10 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
11 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (24.24%) GitHub
3 7 (10.61%) Google App Engine
3 7 (10.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (9.09%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (4.55%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.55%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) SSL
2 1 (1.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.03%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (46.97%) Maven
2 25 (37.88%) JUnit
3 20 (30.30%) Cucumber
3 20 (30.30%) Jenkins
3 20 (30.30%) Mockito
4 11 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 10 (15.15%) Selenium
6 9 (13.64%) Gradle
7 6 (9.09%) Subversion
8 5 (7.58%) JIRA
9 4 (6.06%) Ant
9 4 (6.06%) Talend Open Studio
10 3 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (1.52%) GitLab
11 1 (1.52%) Spock
General
1 21 (31.82%) Publishing
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (65.15%) Spring
2 24 (36.36%) Java EE
2 24 (36.36%) Web Services
3 22 (33.33%) RESTful
4 19 (28.79%) REST
5 16 (24.24%) AngularJS
6 15 (22.73%) HTML
7 14 (21.21%) JSON
8 13 (19.70%) XML
9 12 (18.18%) J2EE
10 11 (16.67%) Hibernate
10 11 (16.67%) JMS
10 11 (16.67%) SOAP
11 10 (15.15%) HTML5
12 9 (13.64%) CSS
13 8 (12.12%) JSF
13 8 (12.12%) Spring MVC
14 7 (10.61%) .NET
14 7 (10.61%) EJB
14 7 (10.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
2 1 (1.52%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (48.48%) TDD
3 28 (42.42%) Scrum
4 22 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (27.27%) DevOps
5 18 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 17 (25.76%) Unit Testing
7 15 (22.73%) Pair Programming
8 14 (21.21%) BPEL
8 14 (21.21%) BPMN
8 14 (21.21%) Migration
9 8 (12.12%) MVC
10 6 (9.09%) Build Automation
11 5 (7.58%) BDD
11 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.58%) Open Source
12 4 (6.06%) ETL
13 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (4.55%) Code Coverage
13 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (50.00%) SQL
3 24 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.12%) C++
5 5 (7.58%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.58%) Python
5 5 (7.58%) Ruby
5 5 (7.58%) Scala
6 4 (6.06%) XPath
7 2 (3.03%) C#
8 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 4 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Ansible
1 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) Google
3 4 (6.06%) Talend
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
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