Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 20 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 13 10
Rank change year-on-year -26 -3 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 31 66 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.73% 10.63% 14.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 11.02% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 61 83
Oxford median daily rate £450 £515 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.62% +8.42% +11.76%
10th Percentile £325 £393 £313
90th Percentile £544 £580 £536
Oxfordshire median daily rate £415 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -20.95% +10.53% +11.76%
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 642 599 624
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.02% 96.46% 97.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 466 465
Oxford median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £263 £251 £215
90th Percentile £588 £561 £525
Oxfordshire median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 22
Oxford median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +28.77% -10.97%
10th Percentile £10.35 £11.55 £8.80
90th Percentile £45.25 £61.05 £37.40
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.25 £17.77 £14.00
% change year-on-year +2.70% +26.93% -13.85%

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 August 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 August 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 31 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) Spring
4 12 (38.71%) Unit Testing
4 12 (38.71%) Oracle
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) Spring Boot
5 11 (35.48%) Java 8
6 9 (29.03%) DevOps
6 9 (29.03%) Web Services
6 9 (29.03%) Scrum
7 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
7 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.81%) Quote-to-Cash
8 7 (22.58%) Kafka
8 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
9 6 (19.35%) TDD
9 6 (19.35%) J2EE
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
9 6 (19.35%) BDD
9 6 (19.35%) Kubernetes
10 5 (16.13%) HTML
10 5 (16.13%) JUnit
10 5 (16.13%) CRM
10 5 (16.13%) Publishing
10 5 (16.13%) HTML5
10 5 (16.13%) Mockito
10 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
10 5 (16.13%) Kanban

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 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.13%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Neo4j
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JUnit
1 5 (16.13%) Mockito
2 3 (9.68%) Maven
3 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.45%) jMock
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) Grunt
4 1 (3.23%) gulp
4 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (16.13%) Publishing
2 3 (9.68%) Back Office
3 2 (6.45%) Billing
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) Spring
2 11 (35.48%) Spring Boot
3 9 (29.03%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) Hibernate
5 7 (22.58%) Kafka
6 6 (19.35%) J2EE
7 5 (16.13%) HTML
7 5 (16.13%) HTML5
8 4 (12.90%) .NET
9 2 (6.45%) Dropwizard
10 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.23%) CSS
10 1 (3.23%) Hystrix
10 1 (3.23%) Java EE
10 1 (3.23%) JAX-RS
10 1 (3.23%) jQuery
10 1 (3.23%) JSP
10 1 (3.23%) Play Framework
10 1 (3.23%) React
10 1 (3.23%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Unit Testing
3 9 (29.03%) DevOps
3 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.81%) Quote-to-Cash
5 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
6 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 6 (19.35%) TDD
7 5 (16.13%) CRM
7 5 (16.13%) Kanban
8 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) Microservices
8 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
8 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.45%) Coaching
9 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.45%) MVC
9 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) Java 8
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.90%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Kubernetes
2 3 (9.68%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.45%) Adyen
3 2 (6.45%) WorldPay
4 1 (3.23%) New Relic