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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 102 54 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.95% 28.88% 33.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.81% 30.17% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 39 34
Average daily rate
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£425 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £544
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 £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
354 179 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.99% 95.72% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 94 112
Average daily rate £450 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £448 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.19 £27.50 £18.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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 31 October 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 31 October 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 60 (38.71%) HTML
2 52 (33.55%) Java
2 52 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (32.26%) SQL
4 43 (27.74%) CSS
5 41 (26.45%) Oracle
6 40 (25.81%) XML
7 39 (25.16%) JavaScript
8 30 (19.35%) .NET
9 29 (18.71%) SQL Server
9 29 (18.71%) MVC
9 29 (18.71%) Spring
10 28 (18.06%) TDD
11 27 (17.42%) C#
12 24 (15.48%) XSLT
13 22 (14.19%) SOA
14 20 (12.90%) J2EE
15 19 (12.26%) Publishing
15 19 (12.26%) jQuery
15 19 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (11.61%) Oracle Fusion
16 18 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (11.61%) HTML5
17 17 (10.97%) Web Services
17 17 (10.97%) PHP
18 16 (10.32%) ASP.NET
18 16 (10.32%) Oracle ADF
18 16 (10.32%) .NET Framework
19 15 (9.68%) Ajax
19 15 (9.68%) MySQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 15 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (8.39%) WebLogic
3 11 (7.10%) Apache
4 10 (6.45%) CMS
5 9 (5.81%) Alfresco
6 8 (5.16%) Node.js
7 7 (4.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.94%) TeamSite
8 3 (1.94%) Drupal
8 3 (1.94%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.29%) IIS
9 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.29%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.65%) WordPress
10 1 (0.65%) Joomla!
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.58%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Oracle BPM
2 9 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.65%) Agresso
4 1 (0.65%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.65%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) RFID
2 1 (0.65%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.68%) MySQL
2 15 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (7.10%) Oracle Database
5 10 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (4.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.23%) Big Data
7 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.58%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.29%) Pentaho
9 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.29%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (7.10%) Maven
1 11 (7.10%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.45%) Subversion
3 7 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.87%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.23%) Ant
6 3 (1.94%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.94%) JIRA
7 2 (1.29%) Selenium
7 2 (1.29%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.65%) PyUnit
General
1 19 (12.26%) Publishing
2 7 (4.52%) Marketing
2 7 (4.52%) Finance
3 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.29%) Banking
4 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.29%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.65%) Advertising
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (38.71%) HTML
2 43 (27.74%) CSS
3 40 (25.81%) XML
4 30 (19.35%) .NET
5 29 (18.71%) Spring
6 24 (15.48%) XSLT
7 20 (12.90%) J2EE
8 19 (12.26%) jQuery
9 18 (11.61%) Oracle Fusion
9 18 (11.61%) HTML5
10 17 (10.97%) Web Services
11 16 (10.32%) ASP.NET
11 16 (10.32%) .NET Framework
11 16 (10.32%) Oracle ADF
12 15 (9.68%) CSS3
12 15 (9.68%) Ajax
13 14 (9.03%) Middleware
14 12 (7.74%) RESTful
15 11 (7.10%) Spring MVC
16 10 (6.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.87%) NHS
3 4 (2.58%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.94%) W3C
4 3 (1.94%) Open Source
4 3 (1.94%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.29%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.29%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.29%) DTV
5 2 (1.29%) GIS
5 2 (1.29%) Clustering
6 1 (0.65%) Animation
6 1 (0.65%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.65%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.65%) iPad
6 1 (0.65%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.39%) Linux
2 8 (5.16%) Windows
3 5 (3.23%) Android
3 5 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.58%) UNIX
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.55%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.71%) MVC
3 28 (18.06%) TDD
4 22 (14.19%) SOA
5 19 (12.26%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (11.61%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (9.03%) ETL
8 11 (7.10%) Workflow
8 11 (7.10%) Software Engineering
9 10 (6.45%) BDD
10 9 (5.81%) CRM
10 9 (5.81%) Scrum
11 8 (5.16%) OO
12 7 (4.52%) Web Development
12 7 (4.52%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.87%) Process Management
14 5 (3.23%) Test Automation
14 5 (3.23%) MVVM
14 5 (3.23%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.55%) Java
2 50 (32.26%) SQL
3 39 (25.16%) JavaScript
4 27 (17.42%) C#
5 17 (10.97%) PHP
6 10 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 9 (5.81%) XQuery
7 9 (5.81%) XPath
8 8 (5.16%) Python
9 7 (4.52%) VB.NET
10 5 (3.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 4 (2.58%) VB
11 4 (2.58%) VB6
12 3 (1.94%) C++
12 3 (1.94%) Perl
13 2 (1.29%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.29%) Scala
13 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.29%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.65%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.94%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) HDFS
2 1 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (8.39%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 41 (26.45%) Oracle
2 12 (7.74%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.23%) Twitter
4 4 (2.58%) Telerik
4 4 (2.58%) SAP
5 3 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.94%) Interwoven
5 3 (1.94%) Sencha
6 2 (1.29%) Facebook
6 2 (1.29%) Google
6 2 (1.29%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.65%) Adobe
7 1 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.65%) Zend
7 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.65%) Tableau
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Rate: £300 - £400 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £500 - £535 per day + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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