Period
to 20 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £406 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 12 29
Rank change year-on-year -24 +17 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 36 66 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.56% 10.98% 6.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 11.19% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 60 31
Oxford median daily rate £406 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £175 £393 £350
90th Percentile £556 £582 £540
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £500 £468
% change year-on-year -20.00% +6.95% +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Oxford median hourly rate - £54.00 -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £54.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 637 590 508
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.30% 98.17% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 435 382
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -5.00%
10th Percentile £261 £225 £160
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 27
Oxford median hourly rate £16.50 £17.77 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.15% +26.93% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.23 £8.80
90th Percentile £48.75 £77.50 £42.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% -12.50%

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 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxford region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 15 (41.67%) HTML
4 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (33.33%) JUnit
5 12 (33.33%) Mockito
6 11 (30.56%) Java 8
6 11 (30.56%) CSS
6 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
7 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
8 9 (25.00%) MySQL
8 9 (25.00%) Oracle
8 9 (25.00%) GWT
8 9 (25.00%) User Experience
8 9 (25.00%) MariaDB
9 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
9 8 (22.22%) Spring
9 8 (22.22%) Maven
10 7 (19.44%) TDD
10 7 (19.44%) BDD
11 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (16.67%) jMock
11 6 (16.67%) Scrum
12 5 (13.89%) CRM
12 5 (13.89%) Kanban
12 5 (13.89%) Publishing
12 5 (13.89%) HTML5
12 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
12 5 (13.89%) Ansible

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 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) MariaDB
1 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.78%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) JUnit
1 12 (33.33%) Mockito
2 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
3 8 (22.22%) Maven
4 6 (16.67%) jMock
5 2 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.78%) Ant
6 1 (2.78%) Gradle
6 1 (2.78%) Grunt
6 1 (2.78%) gulp
6 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (13.89%) Publishing
2 4 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) Hibernate
2 15 (41.67%) HTML
3 11 (30.56%) CSS
4 9 (25.00%) GWT
5 8 (22.22%) Spring
6 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 5 (13.89%) HTML5
7 4 (11.11%) .NET
7 4 (11.11%) J2EE
7 4 (11.11%) jQuery
7 4 (11.11%) Node.js
7 4 (11.11%) React
8 3 (8.33%) REST
8 3 (8.33%) Spring Boot
8 3 (8.33%) Web Services
9 2 (5.56%) Dropwizard
9 2 (5.56%) Java EE
9 2 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (5.56%) Play Framework
10 1 (2.78%) Hystrix
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 7 (19.44%) BDD
3 7 (19.44%) TDD
4 6 (16.67%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) CRM
5 5 (13.89%) Kanban
5 5 (13.89%) Microservices
6 4 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (11.11%) DevOps
6 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.33%) MVC
7 3 (8.33%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Machine Learning
8 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.56%) SOA
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (36.11%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) Java 8
4 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Groovy
7 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Ansible
2 3 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) New Relic