Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 8 60
Rank change year-on-year -9 +52 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 126 177 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.42% 14.00% 3.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.83% 14.39% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 155 44
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +7.04% -7.55%
10th Percentile £388 £335 £374
90th Percentile £611 £570 £500
South East median daily rate £475 £455 £408
% change year-on-year +4.40% +11.66% +8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.50 £38.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +4.52% -7.74% +20.00%

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 1163 1230 1231
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 97.31% 96.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 874 892
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £216 £220
90th Percentile £600 £550 £520
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 69
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.10 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £37.25 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £18.74 £17.77
% change year-on-year -3.94% +5.44% +11.06%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -4 91 £525 +10.53% 5
Kidlington -10 5 £410 -13.68% 3
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Java
2 70 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (49.21%) TDD
3 62 (49.21%) Spring
4 55 (43.65%) JavaScript
5 47 (37.30%) BDD
6 46 (36.51%) AngularJS
6 46 (36.51%) Maven
6 46 (36.51%) Amazon AWS
7 45 (35.71%) Unit Testing
7 45 (35.71%) jQuery
7 45 (35.71%) Oracle
7 45 (35.71%) Linux
8 43 (34.13%) React
9 41 (32.54%) SQL
10 40 (31.75%) Scrum
10 40 (31.75%) Ansible
11 38 (30.16%) JUnit
12 37 (29.37%) Node.js
12 37 (29.37%) REST
13 36 (28.57%) Mockito
14 35 (27.78%) Git (software)
14 35 (27.78%) Puppet
14 35 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
15 34 (26.98%) SOA
16 33 (26.19%) Configuration Management
17 32 (25.40%) MVC
17 32 (25.40%) Kanban
18 30 (23.81%) XML
19 28 (22.22%) Ant

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 21 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.38%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.38%) Confluence
4 3 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) Apache
5 1 (0.79%) Mule
Business Applications
1 18 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 46 (36.51%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (15.08%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (6.35%) GitHub
4 7 (5.56%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.97%) HTTP
2 3 (2.38%) Intranet
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.97%) NoSQL
2 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.17%) Redis
4 3 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.79%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (36.51%) Maven
2 38 (30.16%) JUnit
3 36 (28.57%) Mockito
4 35 (27.78%) Git (software)
5 28 (22.22%) Ant
6 14 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (7.94%) Grunt
7 10 (7.94%) gulp
7 10 (7.94%) IntelliJ
7 10 (7.94%) JIRA
8 8 (6.35%) Gradle
9 6 (4.76%) JProfiler
9 6 (4.76%) VisualVM
9 6 (4.76%) YourKit
10 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.38%) Hudson
11 3 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (2.38%) Subversion
12 2 (1.59%) FrontPage
12 2 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 11 (8.73%) Publishing
2 5 (3.97%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (49.21%) Spring
2 46 (36.51%) AngularJS
3 45 (35.71%) jQuery
4 43 (34.13%) React
5 37 (29.37%) Node.js
5 37 (29.37%) REST
6 30 (23.81%) XML
7 27 (21.43%) Play Framework
8 22 (17.46%) Spring MVC
9 20 (15.87%) J2EE
9 20 (15.87%) Java EE
9 20 (15.87%) JMS
9 20 (15.87%) Web Services
10 19 (15.08%) JSF
11 18 (14.29%) Grails
11 18 (14.29%) Hibernate
12 16 (12.70%) HTML
12 16 (12.70%) Spring Boot
13 15 (11.90%) CSS
13 15 (11.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.17%) Minimum Viable Product
2 2 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (1.59%) Wiki
3 1 (0.79%) Fintech
3 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (35.71%) Linux
2 9 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (1.59%) Windows
3 2 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (49.21%) TDD
3 47 (37.30%) BDD
4 45 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 40 (31.75%) Scrum
6 34 (26.98%) SOA
7 33 (26.19%) Configuration Management
8 32 (25.40%) Kanban
8 32 (25.40%) MVC
9 24 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (19.05%) Microservices
10 23 (18.25%) Process Improvement
10 23 (18.25%) Software Engineering
11 22 (17.46%) Product Management
12 20 (15.87%) DevOps
13 18 (14.29%) Test Automation
14 17 (13.49%) Pair Programming
15 14 (11.11%) SOLID
16 13 (10.32%) Front End Development
17 10 (7.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 126 (100.00%) Java
2 55 (43.65%) JavaScript
3 41 (32.54%) SQL
4 19 (15.08%) XPath
5 11 (8.73%) Groovy
6 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.79%) C#
7 1 (0.79%) C++
7 1 (0.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (3.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) QA
System Software
1 17 (13.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (31.75%) Ansible
2 35 (27.78%) Opscode Chef
2 35 (27.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (35.71%) Oracle
2 10 (7.94%) New Relic