The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 14 23 35
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 28 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 10.07% 5.91% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.07% 6.19% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 9
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £380 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £532 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

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 278 226 356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 100.00% 95.36% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 173 242
Median daily rate £375 £355 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -13.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 26
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Oxford

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 56 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (57.14%) Spring
3 28 (50.00%) SQL
4 24 (42.86%) Maven
4 24 (42.86%) Java EE
5 23 (41.07%) TDD
6 22 (39.29%) Web Services
7 21 (37.50%) Scrum
7 21 (37.50%) REST
8 20 (35.71%) JUnit
9 19 (33.93%) JBoss
9 19 (33.93%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
10 18 (32.14%) DevOps
10 18 (32.14%) Mockito
11 17 (30.36%) Unit Testing
11 17 (30.36%) Publishing
12 16 (28.57%) WebSphere
12 16 (28.57%) Cucumber
13 15 (26.79%) GitHub
13 15 (26.79%) Pair Programming
13 15 (26.79%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (25.00%) BPEL
14 14 (25.00%) BPMN
15 13 (23.21%) RESTful
15 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
15 13 (23.21%) Oracle
16 12 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
16 12 (21.43%) JavaScript

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 19 (33.93%) JBoss
2 16 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 15 (26.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (19.64%) WebSphere Process Server
5 10 (17.86%) Alfresco
6 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
7 5 (8.93%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (8.93%) nginx
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.79%) Apache
9 1 (1.79%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.79%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) GitHub
2 12 (21.43%) Google App Engine
2 12 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (19.64%) Google Compute Engine
4 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Maven
2 20 (35.71%) JUnit
3 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
4 18 (32.14%) Mockito
5 16 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
6 5 (8.93%) Selenium
7 4 (7.14%) Ant
7 4 (7.14%) JIRA
7 4 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (5.36%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.79%) Gradle
9 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 17 (30.36%) Publishing
2 2 (3.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (57.14%) Spring
2 24 (42.86%) Java EE
3 22 (39.29%) Web Services
4 21 (37.50%) REST
5 13 (23.21%) RESTful
6 11 (19.64%) SOAP
7 10 (17.86%) Hibernate
8 9 (16.07%) AngularJS
8 9 (16.07%) J2EE
8 9 (16.07%) JMS
8 9 (16.07%) XML
9 8 (14.29%) JSF
9 8 (14.29%) Spring MVC
10 7 (12.50%) HTML
10 7 (12.50%) JSON
11 6 (10.71%) jQuery
12 5 (8.93%) CSS
12 5 (8.93%) EJB
12 5 (8.93%) Node.js
12 5 (8.93%) Spring Security
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.07%) TDD
3 21 (37.50%) Scrum
4 19 (33.93%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (32.14%) DevOps
6 17 (30.36%) Unit Testing
7 15 (26.79%) Pair Programming
8 14 (25.00%) BPEL
8 14 (25.00%) BPMN
9 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
10 11 (19.64%) Migration
11 8 (14.29%) MVC
12 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
12 4 (7.14%) ETL
13 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
13 3 (5.36%) Data Management
13 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
13 3 (5.36%) Informatics
13 3 (5.36%) Kimball Methodology
13 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 56 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) C++
5 4 (7.14%) XPath
6 2 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) Python
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
1 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Oracle
2 12 (21.43%) Google
3 4 (7.14%) Talend
4 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com