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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 32 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 40 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.69% 0.84% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 0.88% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 4 4
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£425 £375 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.38 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.21% -
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
668 457 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.02% 95.81% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 238 281
Average daily rate £400 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 July 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 July 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 +4 28 £425 +13.33% 5
Kidlington - 1 £393 -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (66.00%) TDD
3 31 (62.00%) SQL
4 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 30 (60.00%) XML
4 30 (60.00%) Spring
5 28 (56.00%) jQuery
6 26 (52.00%) BDD
7 25 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (48.00%) Web Services
9 23 (46.00%) Oracle
10 20 (40.00%) JBoss
10 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (36.00%) Tomcat
12 17 (34.00%) HTML
12 17 (34.00%) JUnit
12 17 (34.00%) Hibernate
12 17 (34.00%) Web Development
13 15 (30.00%) JSON
14 14 (28.00%) Spring MVC
14 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
14 14 (28.00%) MVC
14 14 (28.00%) JDBC
15 13 (26.00%) CSS
15 13 (26.00%) RESTful
15 13 (26.00%) JIRA
15 13 (26.00%) AngularJS
16 12 (24.00%) HTML5
16 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
16 12 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (40.00%) JBoss
2 18 (36.00%) Tomcat
3 10 (20.00%) Confluence
4 7 (14.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (12.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (2.00%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 25 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.00%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (16.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) HTTP
2 8 (16.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) MySQL
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) Triplestore
3 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) JUnit
2 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (26.00%) JIRA
4 12 (24.00%) Jenkins
5 11 (22.00%) Mockito
6 3 (6.00%) Maven
7 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.00%) Subversion
8 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (16.00%) Publishing
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (60.00%) XML
1 30 (60.00%) Spring
2 28 (56.00%) jQuery
3 24 (48.00%) Web Services
4 17 (34.00%) HTML
4 17 (34.00%) Hibernate
5 15 (30.00%) JSON
6 14 (28.00%) JDBC
6 14 (28.00%) Spring MVC
7 13 (26.00%) CSS
7 13 (26.00%) RESTful
7 13 (26.00%) AngularJS
8 12 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (24.00%) HTML5
9 11 (22.00%) CSS3
9 11 (22.00%) Java EE
10 10 (20.00%) XSLT
11 8 (16.00%) REST
12 6 (12.00%) J2EE
13 4 (8.00%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Grid Computing
1 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.00%) Semantic Web
1 2 (4.00%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 2 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (66.00%) TDD
2 26 (52.00%) BDD
3 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (34.00%) Web Development
5 14 (28.00%) MVC
6 12 (24.00%) Configuration Management
6 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (22.00%) SDLC
8 10 (20.00%) Computer Security
9 8 (16.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
11 4 (8.00%) SOA
12 2 (4.00%) UML
12 2 (4.00%) Scrum
12 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
12 2 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (4.00%) Software Architecture
12 2 (4.00%) Software Delivery
12 2 (4.00%) Analytics
13 1 (2.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (62.00%) SQL
3 30 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) SPARQL
5 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.00%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Puppet
1 11 (22.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (18.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Oracle
2 10 (20.00%) Progress
3 1 (2.00%) IBM