The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 24 60
Rank change year-on-year +10 +36  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 53 29 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.40% 5.84% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.62% 6.05% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 12
Median daily rate £475 £438 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +8.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £400 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.12% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £54.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 551 479 667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.70% 96.38% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 370 404
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 62
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +8 28 £410 -4.37% 11
Kidlington - 4 £438 -
Witney - 2 £225 -
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 90 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (62.22%) Spring
3 53 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (43.33%) SQL
5 38 (42.22%) Maven
6 37 (41.11%) Web Services
7 35 (38.89%) Java EE
8 32 (35.56%) JUnit
9 31 (34.44%) JBoss
9 31 (34.44%) TDD
9 31 (34.44%) REST
10 30 (33.33%) Mockito
11 28 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (30.00%) Unit Testing
12 27 (30.00%) Scrum
13 25 (27.78%) SOAP
13 25 (27.78%) Oracle
13 25 (27.78%) Jenkins
14 24 (26.67%) RESTful
15 22 (24.44%) DevOps
16 21 (23.33%) GitHub
16 21 (23.33%) WebSphere
16 21 (23.33%) Publishing
17 20 (22.22%) Pair Programming
17 20 (22.22%) BPEL
17 20 (22.22%) BPMN
18 19 (21.11%) Cucumber
18 19 (21.11%) XML
19 18 (20.00%) Linux
19 18 (20.00%) JMS

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 31 (34.44%) JBoss
2 21 (23.33%) WebSphere
3 18 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 15 (16.67%) WebSphere Process Server
5 11 (12.22%) Tomcat
6 10 (11.11%) Alfresco
6 10 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (7.78%) nginx
7 7 (7.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (2.22%) Apache
8 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.33%) GitHub
2 15 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (15.56%) Google App Engine
3 14 (15.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (14.44%) Google Compute Engine
5 9 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) SSL
2 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.22%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (2.22%) Bigtable
4 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.22%) HBase
4 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.22%) Redis
5 1 (1.11%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (42.22%) Maven
2 32 (35.56%) JUnit
3 30 (33.33%) Mockito
4 25 (27.78%) Jenkins
5 19 (21.11%) Cucumber
6 12 (13.33%) JIRA
7 10 (11.11%) Ant
8 8 (8.89%) Git (software)
8 8 (8.89%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (6.67%) Selenium
10 3 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (2.22%) JProfiler
11 2 (2.22%) VisualVM
11 2 (2.22%) YourKit
12 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (23.33%) Publishing
2 5 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (62.22%) Spring
2 37 (41.11%) Web Services
3 35 (38.89%) Java EE
4 31 (34.44%) REST
5 25 (27.78%) SOAP
6 24 (26.67%) RESTful
7 19 (21.11%) XML
8 18 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 18 (20.00%) JMS
9 16 (17.78%) J2EE
9 16 (17.78%) Spring MVC
10 15 (16.67%) JSF
11 14 (15.56%) AngularJS
12 12 (13.33%) Apache Camel
12 12 (13.33%) JSON
13 11 (12.22%) jQuery
14 10 (11.11%) Node.js
14 10 (11.11%) Play Framework
15 9 (10.00%) Grails
15 9 (10.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (4.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (58.89%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.44%) TDD
3 28 (31.11%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (30.00%) Scrum
4 27 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 22 (24.44%) DevOps
6 20 (22.22%) BPEL
6 20 (22.22%) BPMN
6 20 (22.22%) Pair Programming
7 16 (17.78%) MVC
8 15 (16.67%) Migration
9 12 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 9 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (10.00%) ETL
11 7 (7.78%) Configuration Management
11 7 (7.78%) SOA
12 6 (6.67%) Integration Testing
12 6 (6.67%) Process Improvement
13 5 (5.56%) BDD
13 5 (5.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 90 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (43.33%) SQL
3 18 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (10.00%) XPath
5 4 (4.44%) C++
5 4 (4.44%) Python
6 2 (2.22%) C#
6 2 (2.22%) Scala
6 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) Ansible
1 7 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (7.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) Oracle
2 14 (15.56%) Google
3 8 (8.89%) Talend
4 2 (2.22%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
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