Period
to 21 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 21 October 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 5 51
Rank change year-on-year -18 +46 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 101 193 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.38% 15.28% 4.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.81% 15.70% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 169 52
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £427 £345 £363
90th Percentile £620 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £44.75
% change year-on-year -10.11% -0.56% +27.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1147 1229 1400
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 97.31% 97.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 873 968
Oxfordshire median daily rate £441 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.97% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £219 £220
90th Percentile £580 £538 £514
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +6.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 78
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £16.50 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.70% +4.33% +9.71%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.50 £9.68
90th Percentile £59.50 £40.75 £50.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Oxfordshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Oxfordshire

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Oxfordshire

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Oxfordshire

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -6 76 £525 +10.53% 12
Kidlington -11 2 £515 +8.42% 1
Abingdon - 1 - - 4
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 101 (100.00%) Java
2 66 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (56.44%) TDD
4 43 (42.57%) Scrum
5 42 (41.58%) Maven
6 41 (40.59%) Spring
7 40 (39.60%) Amazon AWS
8 37 (36.63%) BDD
9 34 (33.66%) Linux
10 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
10 31 (30.69%) Kanban
11 29 (28.71%) Git (software)
11 29 (28.71%) REST
12 28 (27.72%) Unit Testing
13 27 (26.73%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (26.73%) DevOps
14 26 (25.74%) JUnit
14 26 (25.74%) Web Services
15 25 (24.75%) Mockito
15 25 (24.75%) React
15 25 (24.75%) AngularJS
16 23 (22.77%) Oracle
16 23 (22.77%) SQL
16 23 (22.77%) SOA
17 22 (21.78%) Pair Programming
17 22 (21.78%) Microservices
18 19 (18.81%) Ansible
18 19 (18.81%) Test Automation
19 18 (17.82%) Opscode Chef
19 18 (17.82%) Puppet

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 10 (9.90%) JBoss
2 8 (7.92%) Tomcat
2 8 (7.92%) WebSphere
2 8 (7.92%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (7.92%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (5.94%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (4.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.97%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
5 3 (2.97%) Confluence
5 3 (2.97%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.99%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 40 (39.60%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (15.84%) GitHub
3 8 (7.92%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (5.94%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.95%) Google App Engine
5 5 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (3.96%) Google Compute Engine
7 2 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.99%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.99%) Google Container Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) HTTP
2 3 (2.97%) Intranet
3 2 (1.98%) SSL
4 1 (0.99%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) MongoDB
2 7 (6.93%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.95%) Big Data
4 4 (3.96%) Redis
5 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.98%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.99%) MySQL
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (41.58%) Maven
2 29 (28.71%) Git (software)
3 26 (25.74%) JUnit
4 25 (24.75%) Mockito
5 13 (12.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (11.88%) Ant
7 11 (10.89%) Jenkins
8 10 (9.90%) Grunt
8 10 (9.90%) gulp
8 10 (9.90%) IntelliJ
8 10 (9.90%) JIRA
9 9 (8.91%) Cucumber
10 8 (7.92%) Gradle
11 6 (5.94%) JProfiler
11 6 (5.94%) VisualVM
11 6 (5.94%) YourKit
12 3 (2.97%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
13 2 (1.98%) FrontPage
13 2 (1.98%) Selenium
General
1 7 (6.93%) Publishing
2 6 (5.94%) Retail
3 5 (4.95%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (40.59%) Spring
2 29 (28.71%) REST
3 26 (25.74%) Web Services
4 25 (24.75%) AngularJS
4 25 (24.75%) React
5 15 (14.85%) HTML
5 15 (14.85%) jQuery
5 15 (14.85%) RESTful
6 14 (13.86%) CSS
6 14 (13.86%) Java EE
6 14 (13.86%) Node.js
6 14 (13.86%) Play Framework
7 12 (11.88%) Dropwizard
8 11 (10.89%) Spring Boot
9 10 (9.90%) Hibernate
9 10 (9.90%) HTML5
9 10 (9.90%) Hystrix
9 10 (9.90%) Scalatra
10 8 (7.92%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (6.93%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Client/Server
1 4 (3.96%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (1.98%) Wiki
3 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.99%) Fintech
3 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.66%) Linux
2 13 (12.87%) Unix
3 2 (1.98%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (56.44%) TDD
3 43 (42.57%) Scrum
4 37 (36.63%) BDD
5 31 (30.69%) Kanban
6 28 (27.72%) Unit Testing
7 27 (26.73%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (26.73%) DevOps
8 23 (22.77%) SOA
9 22 (21.78%) Microservices
9 22 (21.78%) Pair Programming
10 19 (18.81%) Test Automation
11 16 (15.84%) Software Engineering
11 16 (15.84%) SOLID
12 14 (13.86%) Configuration Management
12 14 (13.86%) MVC
13 12 (11.88%) Front End Development
13 12 (11.88%) Migration
14 11 (10.89%) OO
15 10 (9.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (30.69%) JavaScript
3 23 (22.77%) SQL
4 10 (9.90%) Groovy
5 5 (4.95%) XPath
6 1 (0.99%) C#
6 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.99%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (14.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (18.81%) Ansible
2 18 (17.82%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (17.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (22.77%) Oracle
2 10 (9.90%) New Relic
3 5 (4.95%) Google