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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 26 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 36 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.56% 1.21% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.08% 1.29% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 7
Average daily rate
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£509 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.10% -2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £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 £38.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -10.25%
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
592 388 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 91.36% 93.72% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 185 238
Average daily rate £413 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 43 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +2 21 £518 +29.29% 12
Abingdon - 1 £475 -
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 76 (100.00%) Java
2 57 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (68.42%) Oracle
4 41 (53.95%) Spring
5 40 (52.63%) TDD
6 39 (51.32%) XML
7 29 (38.16%) HTML
8 27 (35.53%) SOA
9 26 (34.21%) Publishing
9 26 (34.21%) Oracle Fusion
10 25 (32.89%) Software Engineering
10 25 (32.89%) Web Services
11 23 (30.26%) Oracle ADF
12 22 (28.95%) Tomcat
12 22 (28.95%) WebLogic
12 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (27.63%) XSLT
14 20 (26.32%) Middleware
14 20 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (23.68%) J2EE
16 17 (22.37%) EJB
16 17 (22.37%) Hibernate
16 17 (22.37%) JSON
17 16 (21.05%) HTML5
17 16 (21.05%) BDD
18 15 (19.74%) Oracle Identity Management
18 15 (19.74%) Oracle BPM
18 15 (19.74%) Apache
19 13 (17.11%) CSS
19 13 (17.11%) SOAP

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (28.95%) Tomcat
1 22 (28.95%) WebLogic
2 20 (26.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (19.74%) Apache
4 11 (14.47%) Alfresco
5 10 (13.16%) CMS
6 7 (9.21%) JBoss
6 7 (9.21%) WebSphere
7 5 (6.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.58%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (6.58%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database
1 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (14.47%) MySQL
3 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.32%) Big Data
5 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 11 (14.47%) Maven
1 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.89%) Cucumber
3 6 (7.89%) JUnit
4 4 (5.26%) JIRA
5 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (2.63%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (34.21%) Publishing
2 1 (1.32%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.32%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (53.95%) Spring
2 39 (51.32%) XML
3 29 (38.16%) HTML
4 26 (34.21%) Oracle Fusion
5 25 (32.89%) Web Services
6 23 (30.26%) Oracle ADF
7 21 (27.63%) XSLT
8 20 (26.32%) Middleware
9 18 (23.68%) J2EE
10 17 (22.37%) EJB
10 17 (22.37%) Hibernate
10 17 (22.37%) JSON
11 16 (21.05%) HTML5
12 13 (17.11%) CSS
12 13 (17.11%) SOAP
12 13 (17.11%) RESTful
13 12 (15.79%) Spring MVC
14 11 (14.47%) CSS3
15 10 (13.16%) EJB 3.0
15 10 (13.16%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Digital Media
2 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.32%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Android
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (2.63%) UNIX
2 2 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (52.63%) TDD
3 27 (35.53%) SOA
4 25 (32.89%) Software Engineering
5 22 (28.95%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (21.05%) BDD
7 12 (15.79%) MVC
8 11 (14.47%) Workflow
9 10 (13.16%) Process Management
10 8 (10.53%) Scrum
11 7 (9.21%) User Stories
12 6 (7.89%) Test Automation
13 5 (6.58%) Automated Testing
13 5 (6.58%) Integration Testing
13 5 (6.58%) Web Development
14 3 (3.95%) OOD
15 2 (2.63%) Analytics
15 2 (2.63%) DevOps
15 2 (2.63%) Multithreading
15 2 (2.63%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 76 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (15.79%) SQL
3 10 (13.16%) XPath
3 10 (13.16%) XQuery
4 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.63%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 52 (68.42%) Oracle