The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 157 127 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 41.42% 36.29% 24.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.98% 37.35% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 110 48
Median daily rate £400 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £453 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +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
374 340 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.68% 97.14% 95.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 274 182
Median daily rate £421 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £238 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.86 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.18% -6.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 29 September 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Oxford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 164 (59.21%) Java
2 140 (50.54%) JavaScript
3 128 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
4 110 (39.71%) AngularJS
5 109 (39.35%) HTML
6 77 (27.80%) JSON
7 70 (25.27%) Spring
8 69 (24.91%) Amazon AWS
8 69 (24.91%) CSS
9 67 (24.19%) SQL
10 63 (22.74%) Web Development
11 62 (22.38%) Scrum
12 58 (20.94%) RESTful
13 57 (20.58%) MongoDB
14 56 (20.22%) TDD
15 54 (19.49%) HTML5
16 53 (19.13%) Maven
17 52 (18.77%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (18.77%) Tomcat
18 46 (16.61%) Web Services
18 46 (16.61%) Kanban
19 45 (16.25%) PHP
20 44 (15.88%) JUnit
21 43 (15.52%) Finance
22 42 (15.16%) C++
23 40 (14.44%) C#
24 38 (13.72%) Cloud Computing
24 38 (13.72%) Git (software)
24 38 (13.72%) Open Source
25 36 (13.00%) Publishing

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 52 (18.77%) Tomcat
2 35 (12.64%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (6.14%) WebLogic
4 16 (5.78%) JBoss
5 12 (4.33%) Oracle Service Bus
6 11 (3.97%) Apache
7 10 (3.61%) Apache Solr
7 10 (3.61%) WebSphere
8 9 (3.25%) nginx
9 8 (2.89%) Jetty
9 8 (2.89%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (2.89%) WordPress
10 6 (2.17%) CMS
10 6 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (1.08%) Drupal
12 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (6.50%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 69 (24.91%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (13.72%) Cloud Computing
3 31 (11.19%) GitHub
4 30 (10.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (10.11%) PaaS
6 16 (5.78%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (2.89%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (2.53%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (2.53%) Boomi
9 2 (0.72%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.53%) FTP
2 6 (2.17%) SSH
2 6 (2.17%) SSL
3 2 (0.72%) Network Security
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (20.58%) MongoDB
2 33 (11.91%) NoSQL
3 27 (9.75%) SQL Server
4 24 (8.66%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (7.94%) Couchbase
6 21 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (5.42%) Relational Database
8 14 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (3.97%) Oracle Database
11 10 (3.61%) KDB
12 9 (3.25%) MySQL
13 7 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (1.08%) Big Data
16 1 (0.36%) GIS
16 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
16 1 (0.36%) Redis
16 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
16 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (19.13%) Maven
2 44 (15.88%) JUnit
3 38 (13.72%) Git (software)
4 35 (12.64%) Cucumber
5 27 (9.75%) Mockito
6 25 (9.03%) Gradle
7 24 (8.66%) Jenkins
8 23 (8.30%) Spock
9 14 (5.05%) JIRA
10 12 (4.33%) Subversion
11 10 (3.61%) Selenium
11 10 (3.61%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.89%) Talend Open Studio
13 7 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio
16 4 (1.44%) GitLab
16 4 (1.44%) GoCD
17 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
18 1 (0.36%) IntelliJ
General
1 43 (15.52%) Finance
2 36 (13.00%) Publishing
3 15 (5.42%) Front Office
4 7 (2.53%) Retail
5 6 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.44%) Advertising
7 3 (1.08%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Automotive
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (39.71%) AngularJS
2 109 (39.35%) HTML
3 77 (27.80%) JSON
4 70 (25.27%) Spring
5 69 (24.91%) CSS
6 58 (20.94%) RESTful
7 54 (19.49%) HTML5
8 46 (16.61%) Web Services
9 35 (12.64%) J2EE
9 35 (12.64%) XML
10 31 (11.19%) .NET
11 30 (10.83%) JMS
12 27 (9.75%) CSS3
13 26 (9.39%) Node.js
14 22 (7.94%) REST
15 18 (6.50%) Sass
15 18 (6.50%) XSLT
16 14 (5.05%) jQuery
17 12 (4.33%) ASP.NET
17 12 (4.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.69%) Hedge funds
2 12 (4.33%) Data Integration
2 12 (4.33%) Visualisation
3 10 (3.61%) Algorithms
3 10 (3.61%) Statistics
4 6 (2.17%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.08%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.72%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.36%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.36%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.36%) CMDB
7 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.36%) iPhone
7 1 (0.36%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.91%) Linux
2 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (46.21%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (22.74%) Web Development
3 62 (22.38%) Scrum
4 56 (20.22%) TDD
5 52 (18.77%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (16.61%) Kanban
7 38 (13.72%) Open Source
8 32 (11.55%) Software Engineering
9 31 (11.19%) Migration
10 30 (10.83%) ETL
10 30 (10.83%) OO
11 27 (9.75%) E-Commerce
12 21 (7.58%) Automation Testing
13 20 (7.22%) BDD
14 18 (6.50%) MVC
14 18 (6.50%) Pair Programming
15 17 (6.14%) API Development
16 16 (5.78%) Microservices
17 15 (5.42%) OOP
18 14 (5.05%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 164 (59.21%) Java
2 140 (50.54%) JavaScript
3 67 (24.19%) SQL
4 45 (16.25%) PHP
5 42 (15.16%) C++
6 40 (14.44%) C#
7 30 (10.83%) Python
8 25 (9.03%) Scala
9 20 (7.22%) T-SQL
10 13 (4.69%) C
11 10 (3.61%) Ruby
12 8 (2.89%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.08%) Assembly Language
13 3 (1.08%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.36%) CFML
15 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (3.97%) Degree
2 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.08%) DO-178B
1 3 (1.08%) MISRA
2 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 21 (7.58%) Docker
2 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.44%) Kubernetes
1 4 (1.44%) Rancher
2 1 (0.36%) Ansible
2 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (12.64%) Oracle
2 16 (5.78%) Google
3 8 (2.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.89%) Talend
4 7 (2.53%) Dell
4 7 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.44%) Zend
6 3 (1.08%) Informatica
7 2 (0.72%) Tableau
8 1 (0.36%) Adobe
8 1 (0.36%) BMC
8 1 (0.36%) CA
8 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.36%) ESRI
8 1 (0.36%) FrontRange
8 1 (0.36%) HP
8 1 (0.36%) New Relic
8 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.36%) Telerik
8 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
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