The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 45 40 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 29 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.97% 1.90% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 1.97% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 6
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£423 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £332 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £373
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+24.26% -2.85%
Java Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire 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
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
701 507 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.03% 96.39% 97.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 297 268
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 34
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Oxfordshire region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Java Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Oxfordshire region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -8 21 £425 +21.42% 4
Kidlington - 1 £393 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 48 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (70.83%) TDD
3 31 (64.58%) JavaScript
3 31 (64.58%) SQL
3 31 (64.58%) XML
4 30 (62.50%) Spring
5 29 (60.42%) jQuery
6 27 (56.25%) BDD
7 24 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
7 24 (50.00%) Web Services
7 24 (50.00%) Oracle
8 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (41.67%) JBoss
10 19 (39.58%) Tomcat
11 18 (37.50%) HTML
11 18 (37.50%) Web Development
12 17 (35.42%) JUnit
13 16 (33.33%) JSON
13 16 (33.33%) Hibernate
14 15 (31.25%) JDBC
14 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
15 14 (29.17%) RESTful
15 14 (29.17%) JIRA
15 14 (29.17%) Spring MVC
15 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
15 14 (29.17%) CSS
15 14 (29.17%) MVC
16 13 (27.08%) HTTP
16 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
16 13 (27.08%) Twitter Bootstrap

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 20 (41.67%) JBoss
2 19 (39.58%) Tomcat
3 11 (22.92%) Confluence
4 7 (14.58%) WebSphere
5 6 (12.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.08%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 24 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) HTTP
2 8 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) MySQL
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Triplestore
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) DB2
3 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) JUnit
2 15 (31.25%) Git (software)
3 14 (29.17%) JIRA
4 13 (27.08%) Jenkins
5 11 (22.92%) Mockito
6 3 (6.25%) Maven
7 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.08%) Subversion
8 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (64.58%) XML
2 30 (62.50%) Spring
3 29 (60.42%) jQuery
4 24 (50.00%) Web Services
5 18 (37.50%) HTML
6 16 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 16 (33.33%) JSON
7 15 (31.25%) JDBC
8 14 (29.17%) CSS
8 14 (29.17%) RESTful
8 14 (29.17%) AngularJS
8 14 (29.17%) Spring MVC
9 13 (27.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (27.08%) HTML5
10 12 (25.00%) CSS3
10 12 (25.00%) Java EE
11 10 (20.83%) XSLT
12 8 (16.67%) REST
13 5 (10.42%) J2EE
14 3 (6.25%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Semantic Web
1 2 (4.17%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (70.83%) TDD
2 27 (56.25%) BDD
3 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (37.50%) Web Development
5 14 (29.17%) MVC
6 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.92%) Computer Security
7 11 (22.92%) Configuration Management
8 10 (20.83%) SDLC
9 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.42%) Integration Testing
11 3 (6.25%) SOA
12 2 (4.17%) Scrum
13 1 (2.08%) Workflow
13 1 (2.08%) ETL
13 1 (2.08%) UML
13 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
13 1 (2.08%) Requirements Analysis
13 1 (2.08%) Pair Programming
13 1 (2.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (64.58%) JavaScript
2 31 (64.58%) SQL
3 2 (4.17%) SPARQL
4 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Puppet
1 11 (22.92%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (18.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.92%) Progress
3 1 (2.08%) IBM