Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 19 October 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 21 8
Rank change year-on-year -15 -13 +45
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 59 104 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.80% 8.60% 15.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.93% 9.03% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 91 167
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £370 £428 £340
90th Percentile £538 £620 £538
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -10.11% -0.56%

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 1,196 1,152 1,228
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.24% 95.29% 97.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 860 881 870
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £600 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 36 54
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 £17.77 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.36% +7.70% +3.58%
10th Percentile £13.53 £10.15 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £62.50 £40.15
South East median hourly rate £20.17 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.06% -5.26% +5.56%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 -15 36 £463 -11.90% 12
Kidlington +3 7 £431 -16.26% 1
Thame - 2 - -
Java Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (55.93%) Spring
4 24 (40.68%) Scrum
5 23 (38.98%) Unit Testing
5 23 (38.98%) Spring Boot
6 21 (35.59%) Kafka
6 21 (35.59%) Oracle
6 21 (35.59%) Java 8
7 18 (30.51%) Web Services
8 16 (27.12%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (27.12%) DevOps
9 15 (25.42%) Kubernetes
10 13 (22.03%) SQL
10 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
11 12 (20.34%) Publishing
11 12 (20.34%) TDD
11 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
11 12 (20.34%) Quote-to-Cash
12 11 (18.64%) Microservices
12 11 (18.64%) Billing
13 10 (16.95%) Hibernate
13 10 (16.95%) J2EE
13 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
14 9 (15.25%) BDD
14 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
14 9 (15.25%) CRM
15 8 (13.56%) C#
15 8 (13.56%) Kanban

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 1 (1.69%) GlassFish
1 1 (1.69%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.69%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.08%) JUnit
1 3 (5.08%) Mockito
2 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.39%) Maven
3 1 (1.69%) Gradle
3 1 (1.69%) Grunt
3 1 (1.69%) gulp
3 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.69%) JProfiler
3 1 (1.69%) VisualVM
3 1 (1.69%) YourKit
General
1 12 (20.34%) Publishing
2 11 (18.64%) Billing
3 6 (10.17%) Finance
4 5 (8.47%) Back Office
4 5 (8.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (55.93%) Spring
2 23 (38.98%) Spring Boot
3 21 (35.59%) Kafka
4 18 (30.51%) Web Services
5 10 (16.95%) Hibernate
5 10 (16.95%) J2EE
6 7 (11.86%) HTML
6 7 (11.86%) HTML5
7 6 (10.17%) .NET
8 5 (8.47%) REST
9 4 (6.78%) Java EE
9 4 (6.78%) Node.js
10 3 (5.08%) Dropwizard
11 2 (3.39%) JSP
11 2 (3.39%) Play Framework
11 2 (3.39%) RESTful
12 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.69%) JAX-RS
12 1 (1.69%) React
12 1 (1.69%) Scalatra
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.69%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) Scrum
3 23 (38.98%) Unit Testing
4 16 (27.12%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (27.12%) DevOps
5 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
6 12 (20.34%) Quote-to-Cash
6 12 (20.34%) TDD
7 11 (18.64%) Microservices
8 9 (15.25%) BDD
8 9 (15.25%) CRM
8 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.56%) Kanban
10 7 (11.86%) Open Source
10 7 (11.86%) Software Delivery
11 6 (10.17%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (8.47%) B2B
12 5 (8.47%) Pair Programming
13 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (35.59%) Java 8
3 13 (22.03%) SQL
4 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.56%) C#
6 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.08%) Python
7 2 (3.39%) C++
7 2 (3.39%) Go
7 2 (3.39%) Scala
8 1 (1.69%) Groovy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) GDPR
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) Kubernetes
2 8 (13.56%) Ansible
3 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Oracle
2 16 (27.12%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.08%) Adyen
3 3 (5.08%) WorldPay
4 1 (1.69%) New Relic