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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 76 51 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 22.55% 22.27% 17.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.97% 23.39% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 27 27
Average daily rate
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£389 £305 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
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
317 218 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.07% 95.20% 96.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 116 131
Average daily rate £385 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% +3.33%
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.61%) SQL
3 39 (28.26%) .NET
4 38 (27.54%) Java
5 36 (26.09%) HTML
6 34 (24.64%) JavaScript
7 32 (23.19%) C#
8 29 (21.01%) CSS
9 27 (19.57%) Web Services
9 27 (19.57%) XML
10 26 (18.84%) Oracle
11 24 (17.39%) TDD
12 23 (16.67%) ETL
13 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
13 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET
14 21 (15.22%) PHP
15 20 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
15 20 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
16 18 (13.04%) AngularJS
16 18 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (13.04%) Linux
16 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
17 16 (11.59%) SOA
18 15 (10.87%) T-SQL
19 14 (10.14%) MySQL
19 14 (10.14%) Scrum
19 14 (10.14%) jQuery
20 13 (9.42%) Oracle BI EE
20 13 (9.42%) OO
21 12 (8.70%) Data Architecture

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (7.97%) WebLogic
1 11 (7.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (7.25%) CMS
3 9 (6.52%) Drupal
3 9 (6.52%) JBoss
4 8 (5.80%) Node.js
5 7 (5.07%) WebSphere
5 7 (5.07%) Apache
5 7 (5.07%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.35%) Umbraco
7 5 (3.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (2.90%) Zimbra
8 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.72%) MODX
11 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.72%) IIS
11 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.45%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.72%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 20 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.90%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.90%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.72%) Force.com
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.72%) Office 365
4 1 (0.72%) Boomi
4 1 (0.72%) SaaS
4 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) DNS
2 1 (0.72%) SSL
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.49%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (10.14%) MySQL
4 13 (9.42%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (5.07%) Hadoop
7 7 (5.07%) NoSQL
7 7 (5.07%) Big Data
8 5 (3.62%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.62%) Data Mart
9 4 (2.90%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.90%) Oracle Database
10 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.80%) JUnit
1 8 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.90%) Subversion
3 3 (2.17%) Mockito
3 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.17%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.45%) Grunt
4 2 (1.45%) Bower
4 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.45%) Ant
4 2 (1.45%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.72%) Maven
5 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.72%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (7.97%) Marketing
2 10 (7.25%) Finance
3 7 (5.07%) Publishing
3 7 (5.07%) Games
4 6 (4.35%) Retail
5 4 (2.90%) Electronics
5 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.45%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (28.26%) .NET
2 36 (26.09%) HTML
3 29 (21.01%) CSS
4 27 (19.57%) Web Services
4 27 (19.57%) XML
5 22 (15.94%) ASP.NET
6 18 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 14 (10.14%) jQuery
8 12 (8.70%) Spring
9 11 (7.97%) Oracle ADF
9 11 (7.97%) .NET Framework
9 11 (7.97%) WCF
9 11 (7.97%) Oracle Fusion
9 11 (7.97%) HTML5
10 10 (7.25%) REST
10 10 (7.25%) JSON
10 10 (7.25%) XSLT
11 9 (6.52%) WPF
12 8 (5.80%) CSS3
13 7 (5.07%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
1 5 (3.62%) Data Extraction
2 4 (2.90%) Digital Media
2 4 (2.90%) Google Search Appliance
2 4 (2.90%) User Experience
3 3 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.45%) Social Media
4 2 (1.45%) NHS
4 2 (1.45%) DTV
4 2 (1.45%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.72%) Social Gaming
5 1 (0.72%) Physics
5 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.04%) Linux
2 9 (6.52%) UNIX
3 4 (2.90%) Windows
3 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (0.72%) CentOS
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (34.06%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (17.39%) TDD
3 23 (16.67%) ETL
4 18 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 16 (11.59%) SOA
6 14 (10.14%) Scrum
7 13 (9.42%) OO
8 12 (8.70%) Data Architecture
8 12 (8.70%) BDD
9 11 (7.97%) SDLC
10 10 (7.25%) Web Development
10 10 (7.25%) MVC
11 9 (6.52%) Project Management
12 8 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.80%) Analytics
13 7 (5.07%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
13 7 (5.07%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.61%) SQL
2 38 (27.54%) Java
3 34 (24.64%) JavaScript
4 32 (23.19%) C#
5 21 (15.22%) PHP
6 15 (10.87%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.80%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.07%) C++
8 7 (5.07%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.07%) Python
8 7 (5.07%) Apex Code
9 6 (4.35%) XPath
10 5 (3.62%) Scala
10 5 (3.62%) XQuery
11 3 (2.17%) C
11 3 (2.17%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.45%) VBA
12 2 (1.45%) Perl
12 2 (1.45%) VBScript
13 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) MCAD
5 1 (0.72%) MCSD
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.72%) MCTS
5 1 (0.72%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Puppet
2 5 (3.62%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (18.84%) Oracle
2 7 (5.07%) Business Objects
2 7 (5.07%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.62%) Google
4 5 (3.62%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.90%) Twitter
6 2 (1.45%) Tableau
6 2 (1.45%) Eloqua
6 2 (1.45%) Facebook
6 2 (1.45%) DataFlux
6 2 (1.45%) Aprimo
6 2 (1.45%) Adobe
6 2 (1.45%) SAP
7 1 (0.72%) Siebel
7 1 (0.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.72%) Dell
7 1 (0.72%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.72%) Perforce
7 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
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