The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 23 19
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 38 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 11.88% 7.59% 8.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.30% 7.80% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 27
Median daily rate £525 £390 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.61% -8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £535 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £390
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +29.57% -8.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 309 295 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.56% 97.36% 98.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1008 1179
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £128 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 43 49
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £8.80 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £23.75 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Oxford

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Oxford

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Oxford over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Oxford

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Oxford

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (52.31%) Web Services
4 30 (46.15%) Spring
5 26 (40.00%) TDD
6 25 (38.46%) REST
7 23 (35.38%) Maven
8 22 (33.85%) Scrum
8 22 (33.85%) DevOps
9 21 (32.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 21 (32.31%) SQL
9 21 (32.31%) Google
9 21 (32.31%) Google App Engine
10 20 (30.77%) GitHub
10 20 (30.77%) JBoss
11 19 (29.23%) Pair Programming
11 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (29.23%) Google Compute Engine
12 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
13 16 (24.62%) Mockito
13 16 (24.62%) WebSphere
13 16 (24.62%) Java EE
13 16 (24.62%) JUnit
13 16 (24.62%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
14 15 (23.08%) Cucumber
15 14 (21.54%) BPMN
15 14 (21.54%) BPEL
16 13 (20.00%) Migration
17 12 (18.46%) WebSphere Process Server

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (30.77%) JBoss
2 16 (24.62%) WebSphere
2 16 (24.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 12 (18.46%) WebSphere Process Server
4 6 (9.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (32.31%) Google App Engine
1 21 (32.31%) Google Cloud Platform
2 20 (30.77%) GitHub
3 19 (29.23%) Google Compute Engine
4 12 (18.46%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.08%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.54%) Google Container Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
1 2 (3.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (6.15%) Big Data
1 4 (6.15%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) Redis
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (35.38%) Maven
2 17 (26.15%) Jenkins
3 16 (24.62%) JUnit
3 16 (24.62%) Mockito
4 15 (23.08%) Cucumber
5 9 (13.85%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.69%) Selenium
7 4 (6.15%) JIRA
8 3 (4.62%) Grunt
8 3 (4.62%) gulp
8 3 (4.62%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.08%) JProfiler
9 2 (3.08%) VisualVM
9 2 (3.08%) YourKit
10 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (52.31%) Web Services
2 30 (46.15%) Spring
3 25 (38.46%) REST
4 16 (24.62%) Java EE
5 12 (18.46%) SOAP
6 10 (15.38%) RESTful
7 8 (12.31%) CSS
7 8 (12.31%) HTML
8 7 (10.77%) Hibernate
9 6 (9.23%) Apache Camel
10 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.69%) Dropwizard
10 5 (7.69%) HTML5
10 5 (7.69%) JMS
11 4 (6.15%) EJB
11 4 (6.15%) J2EE
11 4 (6.15%) JSON
11 4 (6.15%) Play Framework
11 4 (6.15%) Spring Boot
12 3 (4.62%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Linux
2 7 (10.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.00%) TDD
3 22 (33.85%) DevOps
3 22 (33.85%) Scrum
4 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (29.23%) Pair Programming
5 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 14 (21.54%) BPEL
6 14 (21.54%) BPMN
7 13 (20.00%) Migration
8 7 (10.77%) BDD
9 6 (9.23%) Microservices
9 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.69%) Kanban
10 5 (7.69%) SOA
11 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
11 4 (6.15%) OO
11 4 (6.15%) Open Source
11 4 (6.15%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 65 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) SQL
3 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.15%) C++
5 3 (4.62%) Groovy
6 2 (3.08%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Google
2 3 (4.62%) New Relic
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.54%) Talend
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Rate: £475 - £525 per day
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