Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £505 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 14 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 +26 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 90 67 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 12.80% 9.88% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.12% 10.01% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 57 35
Oxford median daily rate £505 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +14.29% -14.84%
10th Percentile £175 £397 £385
90th Percentile £620 £600 £483
Oxfordshire median daily rate £519 £486 £450
% change year-on-year +6.68% +8.06% -6.25%
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 686 669 552
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.58% 98.67% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 491 439
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.92% -3.34%
10th Percentile £262 £163 £170
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +2.94% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 31
Oxford median hourly rate £16.50 £17.43 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.34% -36.62% +89.66%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.25 £9.98
90th Percentile £46.50 £63.40 £55.75
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% +13.33%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 90 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (48.89%) JavaScript
3 41 (45.56%) Spring
4 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (41.11%) jQuery
6 36 (40.00%) TDD
7 35 (38.89%) AngularJS
8 34 (37.78%) React
9 32 (35.56%) BDD
9 32 (35.56%) Unit Testing
9 32 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
10 31 (34.44%) JUnit
11 29 (32.22%) SQL
11 29 (32.22%) Node.js
11 29 (32.22%) Mockito
12 27 (30.00%) Git (software)
12 27 (30.00%) Ansible
13 26 (28.89%) Opscode Chef
13 26 (28.89%) Puppet
13 26 (28.89%) Oracle
13 26 (28.89%) HTML
13 26 (28.89%) Maven
14 25 (27.78%) CSS
15 24 (26.67%) SOA
16 22 (24.44%) Configuration Management
17 21 (23.33%) MVC
17 21 (23.33%) Hibernate
18 20 (22.22%) XML
18 20 (22.22%) Linux
19 19 (21.11%) Scrum

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 11 (12.22%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 32 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (12.22%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.22%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.22%) GitHub
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) MongoDB
1 11 (12.22%) MySQL
2 10 (11.11%) MariaDB
3 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (34.44%) JUnit
2 29 (32.22%) Mockito
3 27 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 26 (28.89%) Maven
5 17 (18.89%) Ant
6 10 (11.11%) Grunt
6 10 (11.11%) gulp
6 10 (11.11%) IntelliJ
7 4 (4.44%) jMock
8 3 (3.33%) Subversion
9 2 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.11%) Gradle
10 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.11%) JIRA
10 1 (1.11%) Selenium
10 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (8.89%) Publishing
2 4 (4.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (45.56%) Spring
2 37 (41.11%) jQuery
3 35 (38.89%) AngularJS
4 34 (37.78%) React
5 29 (32.22%) Node.js
6 26 (28.89%) HTML
7 25 (27.78%) CSS
8 21 (23.33%) Hibernate
9 20 (22.22%) XML
10 19 (21.11%) Play Framework
11 18 (20.00%) REST
12 15 (16.67%) J2EE
13 14 (15.56%) Web Services
14 11 (12.22%) Java EE
14 11 (12.22%) JMS
14 11 (12.22%) JSF
14 11 (12.22%) Spring Boot
14 11 (12.22%) Spring MVC
15 10 (11.11%) Dropwizard
15 10 (11.11%) Hystrix
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) User Experience
2 2 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.11%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.00%) TDD
3 32 (35.56%) BDD
3 32 (35.56%) Unit Testing
4 24 (26.67%) SOA
5 22 (24.44%) Configuration Management
6 21 (23.33%) MVC
7 19 (21.11%) Scrum
7 19 (21.11%) Software Engineering
8 18 (20.00%) Kanban
8 18 (20.00%) Process Improvement
9 15 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (16.67%) Microservices
10 14 (15.56%) Test Automation
11 13 (14.44%) Pair Programming
12 12 (13.33%) Product Management
13 11 (12.22%) Front End Development
14 10 (11.11%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 10 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
14 10 (11.11%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (48.89%) JavaScript
3 29 (32.22%) SQL
4 11 (12.22%) Groovy
4 11 (12.22%) XPath
5 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.11%) Scala
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (30.00%) Ansible
2 26 (28.89%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (28.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (28.89%) Oracle
2 10 (11.11%) New Relic