Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 12 11
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 +37
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 32 92 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 6.40% 13.26% 12.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.63% 13.61% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 84 73
Oxford median daily rate £500 £518 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +3.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £381 £377 £390
90th Percentile £550 £620 £600
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +5.56%
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 483 676 671
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.41% 98.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 582 504
Oxford median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £262 £250 £180
90th Percentile £554 £600 £575
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 21
Oxford median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +37.82% -45.91%
10th Percentile £13.75 £13.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.13 £71.50 £36.50
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -9.59%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019, 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 32 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (56.25%) Oracle
2 18 (56.25%) Salesforce.com
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
4 15 (46.88%) Kafka
5 11 (34.38%) Java 8
5 11 (34.38%) Oracle EBS R12
6 10 (31.25%) CRM
7 8 (25.00%) DevOps
8 7 (21.88%) Docker
8 7 (21.88%) Spring
8 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) PHP
10 5 (15.63%) ERP
10 5 (15.63%) B2B
10 5 (15.63%) Marketing
10 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (15.63%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (15.63%) Quote-to-Cash
10 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
10 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
11 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
11 4 (12.50%) Spring Boot
11 4 (12.50%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
11 4 (12.50%) Billing
11 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
11 4 (12.50%) 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:

Business Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.38%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Marketing
3 4 (12.50%) Billing
4 2 (6.25%) Publishing
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) Kafka
2 7 (21.88%) Spring
3 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 4 (12.50%) Spring Boot
4 3 (9.38%) .NET
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) Swagger
4 3 (9.38%) Visualforce
4 3 (9.38%) Zuul
5 2 (6.25%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) JSP
5 2 (6.25%) Servlets
6 1 (3.13%) Dropwizard
6 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
3 10 (31.25%) CRM
4 8 (25.00%) DevOps
5 5 (15.63%) B2B
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Deployment
5 5 (15.63%) ERP
5 5 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (15.63%) Quote-to-Cash
6 4 (12.50%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
6 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.50%) Scrum
6 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
7 3 (9.38%) Build Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (9.38%) Kanban
7 3 (9.38%) SDET
7 3 (9.38%) Task Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (34.38%) Java 8
3 6 (18.75%) PHP
4 3 (9.38%) Apex Code
4 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Oracle
1 18 (56.25%) Salesforce.com