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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 111 54 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.93% 31.58% 37.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.17% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 36 60
Average daily rate
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£456 £304 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.20% -19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £388 £503
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 £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
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
394 162 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.06% 94.74% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 95 135
Average daily rate £463 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.82% -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 9 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.09 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.98% -19.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £39.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 72 (39.78%) Java
2 69 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (32.60%) HTML
4 56 (30.94%) Oracle
5 54 (29.83%) SQL
6 51 (28.18%) XML
7 46 (25.41%) CSS
8 45 (24.86%) JavaScript
9 38 (20.99%) SOA
9 38 (20.99%) TDD
10 33 (18.23%) Oracle Fusion
10 33 (18.23%) .NET
10 33 (18.23%) XSLT
11 32 (17.68%) C#
12 31 (17.13%) Oracle ADF
13 30 (16.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 28 (15.47%) Publishing
14 28 (15.47%) Spring
15 26 (14.36%) Web Services
16 25 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (13.81%) MVC
17 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
17 23 (12.71%) Software Engineering
17 23 (12.71%) Oracle BPM
18 22 (12.15%) Oracle Identity Management
18 22 (12.15%) WebLogic
18 22 (12.15%) ETL
18 22 (12.15%) Middleware
19 21 (11.60%) J2EE
19 21 (11.60%) Continuous Integration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 30 (16.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 22 (12.15%) WebLogic
3 15 (8.29%) CMS
4 14 (7.73%) Apache
5 12 (6.63%) Node.js
6 9 (4.97%) Alfresco
7 7 (3.87%) Tomcat
8 6 (3.31%) Umbraco
9 5 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (2.21%) Zimbra
10 4 (2.21%) Drupal
10 4 (2.21%) Apache Pig
11 3 (1.66%) SAS
11 3 (1.66%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.66%) TeamSite
12 2 (1.10%) ColdFusion
12 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
12 2 (1.10%) WordPress
13 1 (0.55%) MODX
13 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 23 (12.71%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.55%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.55%) GitHub
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.55%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.55%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) Internet
2 1 (0.55%) NFC
2 1 (0.55%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.50%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (7.73%) MySQL
3 14 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.08%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (4.97%) Big Data
5 9 (4.97%) Oracle Database
5 9 (4.97%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.42%) NoSQL
7 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.76%) Apache Hive
10 4 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.21%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (1.10%) Star Schema
12 2 (1.10%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 13 (7.18%) Maven
2 12 (6.63%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.52%) Subversion
4 8 (4.42%) Ant
5 6 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.31%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.21%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.21%) JIRA
7 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.10%) Selenium
7 2 (1.10%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.55%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.55%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.55%) FxCop
8 1 (0.55%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.55%) PyUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 28 (15.47%) Publishing
2 8 (4.42%) Marketing
3 7 (3.87%) Finance
4 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.10%) Electronics
5 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Retail
6 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (32.60%) HTML
2 51 (28.18%) XML
3 46 (25.41%) CSS
4 33 (18.23%) Oracle Fusion
4 33 (18.23%) .NET
4 33 (18.23%) XSLT
5 31 (17.13%) Oracle ADF
6 28 (15.47%) Spring
7 26 (14.36%) Web Services
8 22 (12.15%) Middleware
9 21 (11.60%) J2EE
10 20 (11.05%) jQuery
11 19 (10.50%) .NET Framework
12 18 (9.94%) CSS3
12 18 (9.94%) HTML5
13 17 (9.39%) Ajax
13 17 (9.39%) ASP.NET
14 12 (6.63%) RESTful
15 11 (6.08%) SOAP
16 10 (5.52%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.73%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.52%) Digital Media
3 7 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.31%) NHS
5 4 (2.21%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.21%) Open Source
5 4 (2.21%) Google Search Appliance
6 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.66%) W3C
7 2 (1.10%) GIS
7 2 (1.10%) DTV
7 2 (1.10%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.55%) Kinect
8 1 (0.55%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.55%) Animation
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.94%) Linux
2 7 (3.87%) Windows
3 5 (2.76%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.76%) Android
4 2 (1.10%) UNIX
5 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (20.99%) SOA
2 38 (20.99%) TDD
3 25 (13.81%) Business Intelligence
3 25 (13.81%) MVC
4 23 (12.71%) Software Engineering
5 22 (12.15%) ETL
6 21 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (8.29%) OO
8 14 (7.73%) Scrum
9 13 (7.18%) BDD
10 12 (6.63%) Workflow
11 10 (5.52%) Web Development
12 9 (4.97%) Unit Testing
13 6 (3.31%) Process Management
13 6 (3.31%) CRM
13 6 (3.31%) Data Architecture
13 6 (3.31%) Test Automation
13 6 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
14 5 (2.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 72 (39.78%) Java
2 54 (29.83%) SQL
3 45 (24.86%) JavaScript
4 32 (17.68%) C#
5 19 (10.50%) PHP
6 18 (9.94%) XQuery
6 18 (9.94%) XPath
7 8 (4.42%) Python
8 7 (3.87%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 7 (3.87%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.31%) C++
9 6 (3.31%) Scala
9 6 (3.31%) Apex Code
10 5 (2.76%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.66%) Perl
12 2 (1.10%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.10%) VB
12 2 (1.10%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.10%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (1.66%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) HDFS
2 1 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (12.15%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (3.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 56 (30.94%) Oracle
2 11 (6.08%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.42%) Twitter
4 7 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.76%) Google
5 5 (2.76%) Telerik
5 5 (2.76%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.21%) SAP
6 4 (2.21%) DataFlux
7 3 (1.66%) Sencha
7 3 (1.66%) Siebel
7 3 (1.66%) Interwoven
8 2 (1.10%) Facebook
9 1 (0.55%) Tableau
9 1 (0.55%) Zend
9 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.55%) Cognos
9 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.55%) IBM
9 1 (0.55%) Adobe
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