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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 66 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.62% 24.50% 25.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.33% 25.00% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 36
Average daily rate
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£330 £365 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +11.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £430 £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 - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
225 196 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 94.14% 98.00% 95.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 106 123
Average daily rate £345 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 30
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 2014, 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 46 (38.98%) SQL
2 43 (36.44%) SQL Server
3 36 (30.51%) .NET
3 36 (30.51%) HTML
4 35 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (26.27%) MVC
5 31 (26.27%) C#
6 25 (21.19%) Java
6 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
7 24 (20.34%) XML
8 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
9 20 (16.95%) Web Services
9 20 (16.95%) Spring
10 19 (16.10%) Oracle
11 18 (15.25%) jQuery
12 17 (14.41%) J2EE
12 17 (14.41%) CSS
13 16 (13.56%) XSLT
13 16 (13.56%) TDD
14 14 (11.86%) PHP
15 13 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
17 11 (9.32%) CRM
17 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
17 11 (9.32%) MySQL
17 11 (9.32%) Dynamics CRM
17 11 (9.32%) .NET Framework
17 11 (9.32%) Spring MVC
17 11 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 5 (4.24%) Apache
1 5 (4.24%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.54%) Node.js
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.69%) ColdFusion
3 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (0.85%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.85%) Drupal
4 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.85%) WordPress
4 1 (0.85%) Moodle
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.85%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) HTTP
1 1 (0.85%) RFID
1 1 (0.85%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (36.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (9.32%) MySQL
3 11 (9.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.54%) MS Access
10 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Subversion
2 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.39%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.54%) Maven
5 3 (2.54%) Ant
6 2 (1.69%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.85%) Xcode
7 1 (0.85%) JIRA
7 1 (0.85%) Selenium
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (5.08%) Marketing
2 5 (4.24%) Finance
3 4 (3.39%) Publishing
4 2 (1.69%) Electronics
4 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (30.51%) HTML
1 36 (30.51%) .NET
2 24 (20.34%) XML
3 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
4 20 (16.95%) Web Services
4 20 (16.95%) Spring
5 18 (15.25%) jQuery
6 17 (14.41%) CSS
6 17 (14.41%) J2EE
7 16 (13.56%) XSLT
8 11 (9.32%) .NET Framework
8 11 (9.32%) Spring MVC
9 9 (7.63%) Ajax
9 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (7.63%) REST
10 8 (6.78%) HTML5
11 6 (5.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (4.24%) RESTful
12 5 (4.24%) LAMP
12 5 (4.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) NHS
1 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.39%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.39%) Open Source
4 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.69%) iPad
5 2 (1.69%) DTV
5 2 (1.69%) GIS
5 2 (1.69%) Clustering
5 2 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Animation
6 1 (0.85%) Physics
6 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.85%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.85%) Kinect
6 1 (0.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Windows
2 6 (5.08%) Linux
3 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.39%) UNIX
4 4 (3.39%) Android
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.66%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.27%) MVC
3 16 (13.56%) TDD
4 11 (9.32%) CRM
4 11 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (7.63%) BDD
5 9 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (7.63%) Software Engineering
6 8 (6.78%) OO
7 7 (5.93%) SOA
7 7 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (5.08%) OOP
8 6 (5.08%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.24%) Scrum
9 5 (4.24%) MVVM
10 4 (3.39%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.39%) Test Automation
10 4 (3.39%) Dependency Injection
10 4 (3.39%) OO PHP
10 4 (3.39%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.98%) SQL
2 31 (26.27%) C#
3 25 (21.19%) Java
3 25 (21.19%) JavaScript
4 14 (11.86%) PHP
5 10 (8.47%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.63%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.39%) VB
7 4 (3.39%) VB6
8 3 (2.54%) XPath
8 3 (2.54%) PHP5
8 3 (2.54%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.54%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 3 (2.54%) Python
8 3 (2.54%) XQuery
8 3 (2.54%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.69%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (16.10%) Oracle
2 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.39%) Telerik
5 3 (2.54%) Facebook
5 3 (2.54%) Twitter
6 2 (1.69%) Google
6 2 (1.69%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.69%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Adobe
7 1 (0.85%) Zend
7 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
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