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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 34 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 29 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.37% 2.00% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 2.06% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 4 3
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£375 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
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
637 437 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.93% 97.33% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 242 198
Average daily rate £375 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 35 38
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £35.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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 +5 19 £375 +7.14% 7
Kidlington - 1 £500 -
Eynsham - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (79.41%) Spring
4 26 (76.47%) Oracle
5 22 (64.71%) HTML
6 19 (55.88%) J2EE
7 18 (52.94%) XML
8 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (44.12%) TDD
9 15 (44.12%) SQL
10 14 (41.18%) MVC
10 14 (41.18%) Spring MVC
11 12 (35.29%) Web Services
12 11 (32.35%) XSLT
12 11 (32.35%) CSS
12 11 (32.35%) Hibernate
13 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
13 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (29.41%) MySQL
13 10 (29.41%) BDD
13 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
14 8 (23.53%) EJB
14 8 (23.53%) SOAP
14 8 (23.53%) Apache
14 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
14 8 (23.53%) Publishing
15 7 (20.59%) JSON
15 7 (20.59%) Alfresco
15 7 (20.59%) RESTful
15 7 (20.59%) Workflow

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 8 (23.53%) Apache
1 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.59%) Alfresco
3 6 (17.65%) CMS
4 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MySQL
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Maven
1 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.82%) JIRA
4 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (23.53%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (79.41%) Spring
2 22 (64.71%) HTML
3 19 (55.88%) J2EE
4 18 (52.94%) XML
5 14 (41.18%) Spring MVC
6 12 (35.29%) Web Services
7 11 (32.35%) XSLT
7 11 (32.35%) CSS
7 11 (32.35%) Hibernate
8 8 (23.53%) EJB
8 8 (23.53%) SOAP
9 7 (20.59%) JSON
9 7 (20.59%) RESTful
10 6 (17.65%) HTML5
10 6 (17.65%) CSS3
10 6 (17.65%) EJB 3.0
10 6 (17.65%) Middleware
11 5 (14.71%) Java EE
12 4 (11.76%) JSP
13 3 (8.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (44.12%) TDD
4 14 (41.18%) MVC
5 10 (29.41%) Software Engineering
5 10 (29.41%) BDD
6 7 (20.59%) Workflow
7 6 (17.65%) Process Management
8 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
8 5 (14.71%) Scrum
9 4 (11.76%) SOA
9 4 (11.76%) User Stories
10 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
11 2 (5.88%) Extreme Programming
12 1 (2.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) SQL
3 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Oracle
2 2 (5.88%) Google
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