Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 9 37
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 82 117 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 11.11% 16.43% 5.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.48% 16.67% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 105 32
Oxford median daily rate £525 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -8.85%
10th Percentile £400 £321 £364
90th Percentile £620 £550 £500
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 714 702 642
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 98.60% 97.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 534 506
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £259 £186 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 38
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £14.44 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.88% -23.00% +33.93%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.40 £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £16.75 £16.25
% change year-on-year +6.09% +3.08% +4.84%

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 22 November 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 22 November 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (54.88%) TDD
4 37 (45.12%) Spring
5 36 (43.90%) Amazon AWS
6 35 (42.68%) BDD
7 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
8 28 (34.15%) Scrum
9 27 (32.93%) Maven
10 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
10 26 (31.71%) React
11 23 (28.05%) jQuery
11 23 (28.05%) Unit Testing
11 23 (28.05%) Kanban
11 23 (28.05%) SOA
12 21 (25.61%) JUnit
12 21 (25.61%) REST
12 21 (25.61%) Git (software)
13 20 (24.39%) Oracle
13 20 (24.39%) Linux
14 19 (23.17%) Test Automation
14 19 (23.17%) Mockito
14 19 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (23.17%) Software Engineering
14 19 (23.17%) Ansible
15 18 (21.95%) DevOps
16 17 (20.73%) SQL
16 17 (20.73%) Pair Programming
17 16 (19.51%) HTML
17 16 (19.51%) Node.js

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 5 (6.10%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (6.10%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.66%) Confluence
2 3 (3.66%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.44%) JBoss
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (4.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 36 (43.90%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.98%) Amazon SQS
2 9 (10.98%) GitHub
3 5 (6.10%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.44%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) Intranet
3 1 (1.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.88%) Redis
3 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (32.93%) Maven
2 21 (25.61%) Git (software)
2 21 (25.61%) JUnit
3 19 (23.17%) Mockito
4 12 (14.63%) Ant
5 10 (12.20%) Grunt
5 10 (12.20%) gulp
5 10 (12.20%) IntelliJ
6 9 (10.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (10.98%) JIRA
7 4 (4.88%) JProfiler
7 4 (4.88%) VisualVM
7 4 (4.88%) YourKit
8 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (2.44%) FrontPage
9 2 (2.44%) Selenium
9 2 (2.44%) Subversion
10 1 (1.22%) Gradle
General
1 6 (7.32%) Publishing
2 5 (6.10%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.12%) Spring
2 26 (31.71%) AngularJS
2 26 (31.71%) React
3 23 (28.05%) jQuery
4 21 (25.61%) REST
5 16 (19.51%) HTML
5 16 (19.51%) Node.js
6 15 (18.29%) CSS
6 15 (18.29%) Web Services
7 14 (17.07%) Play Framework
8 13 (15.85%) XML
9 12 (14.63%) J2EE
10 11 (13.41%) Hibernate
11 10 (12.20%) Dropwizard
11 10 (12.20%) HTML5
11 10 (12.20%) Hystrix
11 10 (12.20%) Scalatra
12 9 (10.98%) Spring Boot
13 8 (9.76%) Java EE
13 8 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (2.44%) Wiki
2 1 (1.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.39%) Linux
2 6 (7.32%) Unix
3 2 (2.44%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (54.88%) TDD
3 35 (42.68%) BDD
4 28 (34.15%) Scrum
5 23 (28.05%) Kanban
5 23 (28.05%) SOA
5 23 (28.05%) Unit Testing
6 19 (23.17%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (23.17%) Software Engineering
6 19 (23.17%) Test Automation
7 18 (21.95%) DevOps
8 17 (20.73%) Pair Programming
9 16 (19.51%) Microservices
10 15 (18.29%) MVC
11 12 (14.63%) Configuration Management
12 11 (13.41%) Front End Development
13 10 (12.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 10 (12.20%) SOLID
13 10 (12.20%) Web Application Development
13 10 (12.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (39.02%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.73%) SQL
4 11 (13.41%) Groovy
5 6 (7.32%) XPath
6 2 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.22%) C#
7 1 (1.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.20%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (23.17%) Ansible
2 15 (18.29%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (18.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (24.39%) Oracle
2 10 (12.20%) New Relic