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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 36 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.38% - 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £379 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.71%
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
353 202 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.39% 95.28% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 108 124
Average daily rate £410 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £127 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.78 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.10 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -2.85%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (72.22%) Oracle
3 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (63.89%) SOA
5 21 (58.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 20 (55.56%) Oracle ADF
7 19 (52.78%) XML
7 19 (52.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 16 (44.44%) WebLogic
8 16 (44.44%) TDD
9 15 (41.67%) Publishing
10 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
11 12 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
12 11 (30.56%) Oracle Identity Management
12 11 (30.56%) Middleware
13 10 (27.78%) XPath
13 10 (27.78%) XQuery
13 10 (27.78%) Tomcat
13 10 (27.78%) EJB
13 10 (27.78%) XSLT
13 10 (27.78%) Digital Media
14 9 (25.00%) HTML5
14 9 (25.00%) HTML
14 9 (25.00%) Spring
15 8 (22.22%) JSON
16 7 (19.44%) Hibernate
16 7 (19.44%) Web Services
16 7 (19.44%) Linux
17 6 (16.67%) JBoss
17 6 (16.67%) CSS

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (52.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (44.44%) WebLogic
3 10 (27.78%) Tomcat
4 6 (16.67%) JBoss
5 5 (13.89%) Apache
5 5 (13.89%) CMS
5 5 (13.89%) Alfresco
6 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
7 3 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Maven
1 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.33%) JUnit
2 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (41.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (58.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 20 (55.56%) Oracle ADF
3 19 (52.78%) XML
4 11 (30.56%) Middleware
5 10 (27.78%) XSLT
5 10 (27.78%) EJB
6 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 9 (25.00%) Spring
6 9 (25.00%) HTML5
7 8 (22.22%) JSON
8 7 (19.44%) Hibernate
8 7 (19.44%) Web Services
9 6 (16.67%) CSS
9 6 (16.67%) CSS3
10 5 (13.89%) RESTful
10 5 (13.89%) SOAP
10 5 (13.89%) EJB 3.0
11 3 (8.33%) Java EE
11 3 (8.33%) REST
12 2 (5.56%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Digital Media
2 2 (5.56%) Grid Computing
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (63.89%) SOA
3 16 (44.44%) TDD
4 13 (36.11%) Software Engineering
5 5 (13.89%) Process Management
5 5 (13.89%) Workflow
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.33%) Web Development
6 3 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) User Stories
7 2 (5.56%) Software Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) UML
7 2 (5.56%) Scrum
7 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) Software Architecture
8 1 (2.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) XQuery
2 10 (27.78%) XPath
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Oracle