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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 70 58 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 18.57% 24.17% 17.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.06% 25.33% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 33 25
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
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
349 229 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.57% 95.42% 95.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 127 118
Average daily rate £385 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 17
Average hourly rate £21.75 £17.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.94% +54.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.42 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.40 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 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 6 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 50 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (32.86%) Java
3 39 (27.86%) SQL
4 37 (26.43%) .NET
5 33 (23.57%) Oracle
6 31 (22.14%) C#
6 31 (22.14%) HTML
7 30 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 29 (20.71%) Web Services
9 26 (18.57%) XML
9 26 (18.57%) CSS
10 25 (17.86%) ETL
11 23 (16.43%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (15.71%) SOA
12 22 (15.71%) TDD
13 21 (15.00%) Software Engineering
13 21 (15.00%) Linux
14 20 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
14 20 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 20 (14.29%) PHP
14 20 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
14 20 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
15 18 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
16 16 (11.43%) WebLogic
17 15 (10.71%) Scrum
17 15 (10.71%) Oracle BI EE
17 15 (10.71%) AngularJS
18 14 (10.00%) Data Architecture

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 20 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 16 (11.43%) WebLogic
3 12 (8.57%) CMS
4 9 (6.43%) Umbraco
5 8 (5.71%) Drupal
5 8 (5.71%) JBoss
6 7 (5.00%) Apache
6 7 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (5.00%) Node.js
7 6 (4.29%) Zimbra
7 6 (4.29%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.14%) SAS
9 3 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.71%) MODX
11 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.71%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.14%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) Force.com
4 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (0.71%) SSL
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (12.86%) SQL Server
3 15 (10.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (7.14%) MySQL
5 8 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (5.00%) Hadoop
6 7 (5.00%) Big Data
7 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.57%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.57%) Data Mart
9 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.14%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.86%) Ant
2 4 (2.86%) JUnit
2 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.14%) Subversion
3 3 (2.14%) Maven
3 3 (2.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.43%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.43%) Grunt
4 2 (1.43%) Bower
4 2 (1.43%) JIRA
5 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.71%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (7.86%) Publishing
2 6 (4.29%) Finance
3 4 (2.86%) Electronics
3 4 (2.86%) Marketing
4 3 (2.14%) Retail
4 3 (2.14%) Games
4 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (26.43%) .NET
2 31 (22.14%) HTML
3 29 (20.71%) Web Services
4 26 (18.57%) XML
4 26 (18.57%) CSS
5 20 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 20 (14.29%) Oracle ADF
5 20 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 15 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 12 (8.57%) HTML5
7 12 (8.57%) WCF
7 12 (8.57%) Middleware
8 11 (7.86%) jQuery
9 10 (7.14%) .NET Framework
9 10 (7.14%) XSLT
9 10 (7.14%) CSS3
10 9 (6.43%) REST
10 9 (6.43%) JSON
10 9 (6.43%) Spring
11 7 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.00%) Digital Media
2 6 (4.29%) Google Search Appliance
3 5 (3.57%) Data Extraction
4 4 (2.86%) Open Source
4 4 (2.86%) User Experience
4 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.14%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (1.43%) Social Media
6 2 (1.43%) NHS
6 2 (1.43%) DTV
6 2 (1.43%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.71%) Social Gaming
7 1 (0.71%) Physics
7 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.00%) Linux
2 8 (5.71%) UNIX
3 4 (2.86%) Windows
4 2 (1.43%) Android
4 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.71%) CentOS
5 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.86%) ETL
3 23 (16.43%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (15.71%) SOA
4 22 (15.71%) TDD
5 21 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 15 (10.71%) Scrum
7 14 (10.00%) Data Architecture
8 13 (9.29%) OO
9 10 (7.14%) Project Management
9 10 (7.14%) Web Development
10 9 (6.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (6.43%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (5.71%) BDD
11 8 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (5.00%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.00%) Data Mapping
13 6 (4.29%) Dimensional Modelling
13 6 (4.29%) Analytics
13 6 (4.29%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.86%) Java
2 39 (27.86%) SQL
3 31 (22.14%) C#
4 30 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 20 (14.29%) PHP
6 12 (8.57%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.14%) XQuery
7 10 (7.14%) XPath
8 7 (5.00%) C++
8 7 (5.00%) Apex Code
9 6 (4.29%) Python
10 5 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.57%) Scala
11 3 (2.14%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 3 (2.14%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.43%) C
12 2 (1.43%) VBA
12 2 (1.43%) Perl
13 1 (0.71%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.29%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) MCAD
5 1 (0.71%) MCSD
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.71%) MCTS
5 1 (0.71%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (2.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (2.14%) Puppet
3 2 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.71%) Nagios
4 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 33 (23.57%) Oracle
2 7 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (5.00%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.29%) Google
4 5 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.86%) DataFlux
5 4 (2.86%) Twitter
6 3 (2.14%) Siebel
7 2 (1.43%) SAP
8 1 (0.71%) Cognos
8 1 (0.71%) IBM
8 1 (0.71%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.71%) Conga
8 1 (0.71%) Tableau
8 1 (0.71%) Perforce
8 1 (0.71%) Telerik
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