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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 41 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 10 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.88% 2.95% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 3.02% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
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£350 £331 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% +89.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £373 £343
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -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
511 464 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.05% 97.68% 95.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 268 247
Average daily rate £350 £365 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 59
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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
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 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 8 £350 -12.50% 4
Eynsham - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Java Developer
South East

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) Spring
3 13 (81.25%) J2EE
4 11 (68.75%) HTML
4 11 (68.75%) Oracle
4 11 (68.75%) TDD
5 10 (62.50%) SQL
6 9 (56.25%) Spring MVC
6 9 (56.25%) MVC
7 8 (50.00%) XML
7 8 (50.00%) BDD
8 7 (43.75%) Web Services
9 6 (37.50%) XSLT
9 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (31.25%) jQuery
10 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
10 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
10 5 (31.25%) CSS
10 5 (31.25%) MySQL
11 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (25.00%) Scrum
12 3 (18.75%) Finance
12 3 (18.75%) Publishing
12 3 (18.75%) JSP
12 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
12 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
13 2 (12.50%) Scala
13 2 (12.50%) Hadoop

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (12.50%) Escenic
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe CQ
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
1 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) Spring
2 13 (81.25%) J2EE
3 11 (68.75%) HTML
4 9 (56.25%) Spring MVC
5 8 (50.00%) XML
6 7 (43.75%) Web Services
7 6 (37.50%) XSLT
8 5 (31.25%) jQuery
8 5 (31.25%) Hibernate
8 5 (31.25%) CSS
9 3 (18.75%) JSP
10 2 (12.50%) HTML5
10 2 (12.50%) CSS3
10 2 (12.50%) Java RMI
10 2 (12.50%) Struts
10 2 (12.50%) EJB
10 2 (12.50%) .NET
10 2 (12.50%) GWT
10 2 (12.50%) Ajax
10 2 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 9 (56.25%) MVC
3 8 (50.00%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 2 (12.50%) RUP
8 2 (12.50%) OOD
8 2 (12.50%) UML
8 2 (12.50%) OOP
8 2 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (6.25%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
2 2 (12.50%) Google