The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Senior Java Developer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 43 39
Rank change year-on-year +1 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.23% 0.34% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.35% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £525 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -6.55% +9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £49.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 314 287 334
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.62% 97.29% 98.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 210 258
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £135 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £8.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Oxford

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Oxford

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
5 2 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (33.33%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Groovy
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
5 2 (33.33%) Scalatra
5 2 (33.33%) New Relic
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) React
5 2 (33.33%) gulp
5 2 (33.33%) Front End Development

Senior 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 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Grunt
1 2 (33.33%) gulp
1 2 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Mockito
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) Dropwizard
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Hystrix
3 2 (33.33%) Play Framework
3 2 (33.33%) React
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) Scalatra
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (16.67%) EJB
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
4 3 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (33.33%) SOA
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) SOLID
5 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
6 1 (16.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Groovy
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) New Relic