The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 68 41 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.89% 24.26% 32.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.99% 25.63% 35.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 56
Average daily rate
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£419 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £390 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
Developer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
324 160 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 90.00% 94.67% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 90 129
Average daily rate £433 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £479 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 22
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.66 £12.09 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £18.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 75 (44.64%) Java
2 70 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (32.74%) Oracle
4 51 (30.36%) HTML
5 47 (27.98%) XML
6 44 (26.19%) TDD
7 40 (23.81%) CSS
7 40 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 40 (23.81%) SQL
8 36 (21.43%) SOA
9 33 (19.64%) Oracle Fusion
10 31 (18.45%) Spring
10 31 (18.45%) Oracle ADF
11 30 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 29 (17.26%) XSLT
13 27 (16.07%) Publishing
14 26 (15.48%) WebLogic
15 25 (14.88%) Web Services
15 25 (14.88%) Software Engineering
16 24 (14.29%) .NET
16 24 (14.29%) Linux
17 23 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
17 23 (13.69%) Oracle BPM
18 22 (13.10%) Oracle Identity Management
18 22 (13.10%) C#
18 22 (13.10%) Middleware
19 21 (12.50%) J2EE
19 21 (12.50%) PHP
19 21 (12.50%) HTML5
20 20 (11.90%) ETL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (17.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (15.48%) WebLogic
3 14 (8.33%) CMS
3 14 (8.33%) Apache
4 12 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 12 (7.14%) Node.js
5 9 (5.36%) Alfresco
6 6 (3.57%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.98%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (2.38%) Apache Pig
8 4 (2.38%) Zimbra
8 4 (2.38%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.38%) JBoss
9 3 (1.79%) TeamSite
9 3 (1.79%) SAS
9 3 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.79%) Drupal
10 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.60%) IIS
10 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (4.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.60%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 23 (13.69%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.60%) Agresso
4 1 (0.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.60%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.79%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.79%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.60%) Force.com
3 1 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.79%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) SSL
2 1 (0.60%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (7.14%) MySQL
2 12 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (5.95%) Hadoop
4 10 (5.95%) Big Data
5 9 (5.36%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.36%) Oracle Database
6 7 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.98%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.98%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.19%) Pentaho
10 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (7.74%) Maven
1 13 (7.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.76%) Ant
3 6 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.38%) Subversion
5 3 (1.79%) JUnit
5 3 (1.79%) JIRA
5 3 (1.79%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.19%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.19%) Selenium
6 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.60%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.60%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.60%) FxCop
7 1 (0.60%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.60%) PyUnit
7 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (16.07%) Publishing
2 5 (2.98%) Finance
3 4 (2.38%) Marketing
4 3 (1.79%) Electronics
4 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (30.36%) HTML
2 47 (27.98%) XML
3 40 (23.81%) CSS
4 33 (19.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 31 (18.45%) Spring
5 31 (18.45%) Oracle ADF
6 29 (17.26%) XSLT
7 25 (14.88%) Web Services
8 24 (14.29%) .NET
9 22 (13.10%) Middleware
10 21 (12.50%) J2EE
10 21 (12.50%) HTML5
11 18 (10.71%) CSS3
12 15 (8.93%) jQuery
13 14 (8.33%) Ajax
14 12 (7.14%) RESTful
15 11 (6.55%) AngularJS
15 11 (6.55%) ASP.NET
15 11 (6.55%) JSON
16 10 (5.95%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.95%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.38%) Open Source
3 4 (2.38%) Google Search Appliance
4 3 (1.79%) NHS
4 3 (1.79%) W3C
5 2 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.19%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.19%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.19%) GIS
5 2 (1.19%) DTV
6 1 (0.60%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.60%) Clustering
6 1 (0.60%) Animation
6 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.29%) Linux
2 5 (2.98%) UNIX
3 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.19%) Android
4 2 (1.19%) Windows
5 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (26.19%) TDD
3 36 (21.43%) SOA
4 25 (14.88%) Software Engineering
5 23 (13.69%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (11.90%) ETL
7 19 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (10.71%) MVC
9 17 (10.12%) BDD
10 16 (9.52%) Scrum
11 14 (8.33%) Web Development
12 13 (7.74%) OO
13 10 (5.95%) Workflow
14 6 (3.57%) Analytics
14 6 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (3.57%) Data Architecture
14 6 (3.57%) Test Automation
14 6 (3.57%) Process Management
15 5 (2.98%) Project Management
15 5 (2.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 75 (44.64%) Java
2 40 (23.81%) JavaScript
2 40 (23.81%) SQL
3 22 (13.10%) C#
4 21 (12.50%) PHP
5 18 (10.71%) XQuery
5 18 (10.71%) XPath
6 9 (5.36%) Python
7 7 (4.17%) C++
7 7 (4.17%) Apex Code
7 7 (4.17%) Scala
7 7 (4.17%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.79%) Perl
10 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.19%) ActionScript
10 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.60%) VB
11 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.19%) HDFS
2 1 (0.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (13.10%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 55 (32.74%) Oracle
2 9 (5.36%) Twitter
3 8 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.98%) Google
5 5 (2.98%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.38%) DataFlux
6 4 (2.38%) SAP
7 3 (1.79%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.79%) Siebel
7 3 (1.79%) Sencha
8 1 (0.60%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.60%) IBM
8 1 (0.60%) Adobe
8 1 (0.60%) Cognos
8 1 (0.60%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.60%) Telerik
8 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.60%) Facebook
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