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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 34 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.10% - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£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 £37.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
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
329 188 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.68% 95.43% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 98 113
Average daily rate £413 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 29
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +68.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.09 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -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 3 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 3 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 43 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (72.09%) Oracle
4 25 (58.14%) SOA
5 22 (51.16%) XML
5 22 (51.16%) Oracle Fusion
6 21 (48.84%) TDD
7 20 (46.51%) Oracle ADF
8 19 (44.19%) WebLogic
8 19 (44.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (37.21%) Publishing
10 15 (34.88%) Oracle BPM
11 14 (32.56%) Oracle Identity Management
11 14 (32.56%) Spring
11 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
11 14 (32.56%) Middleware
12 13 (30.23%) XSLT
13 12 (27.91%) HTML
14 10 (23.26%) XPath
14 10 (23.26%) XQuery
14 10 (23.26%) Tomcat
14 10 (23.26%) Digital Media
15 9 (20.93%) HTML5
15 9 (20.93%) Web Services
15 9 (20.93%) EJB
16 8 (18.60%) JSON
16 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
17 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
18 6 (13.95%) CSS
18 6 (13.95%) J2EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (44.19%) WebLogic
1 19 (44.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (23.26%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.63%) CMS
3 5 (11.63%) JBoss
3 5 (11.63%) Apache
3 5 (11.63%) Alfresco
4 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Maven
1 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) JUnit
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (37.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) XML
1 22 (51.16%) Oracle Fusion
2 20 (46.51%) Oracle ADF
3 14 (32.56%) Spring
3 14 (32.56%) Middleware
4 13 (30.23%) XSLT
5 12 (27.91%) HTML
6 9 (20.93%) EJB
6 9 (20.93%) Web Services
6 9 (20.93%) HTML5
7 8 (18.60%) JSON
8 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
9 6 (13.95%) CSS
9 6 (13.95%) J2EE
9 6 (13.95%) CSS3
10 5 (11.63%) EJB 3.0
10 5 (11.63%) RESTful
10 5 (11.63%) SOAP
11 3 (6.98%) Spring MVC
11 3 (6.98%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Digital Media
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (58.14%) SOA
3 21 (48.84%) TDD
4 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
5 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.95%) BDD
7 5 (11.63%) Process Management
7 5 (11.63%) Workflow
8 3 (6.98%) MVC
8 3 (6.98%) Web Development
9 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
9 2 (4.65%) Analytics
9 2 (4.65%) User Stories
10 1 (2.33%) Extreme Programming
10 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.33%) UML
10 1 (2.33%) OOD
10 1 (2.33%) Software Architecture
10 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) XQuery
2 10 (23.26%) XPath
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Oracle