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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 123 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.96% 24.89% 16.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.39% 25.68% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 28 18
Average daily rate
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£403 £338 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.25% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -6.07%
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
329 222 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.20% 96.94% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 107 123
Average daily rate £400 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 14
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 73 (41.01%) JavaScript
2 67 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (36.52%) SQL
4 52 (29.21%) HTML
5 47 (26.40%) Java
5 47 (26.40%) TDD
6 43 (24.16%) .NET
6 43 (24.16%) CSS
6 43 (24.16%) XML
7 42 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
8 41 (23.03%) PHP
9 38 (21.35%) AngularJS
10 37 (20.79%) JSON
11 36 (20.22%) Web Services
12 35 (19.66%) jQuery
13 34 (19.10%) Oracle
13 34 (19.10%) SQL Server
14 32 (17.98%) C#
15 28 (15.73%) Scrum
16 27 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
17 26 (14.61%) Spring
17 26 (14.61%) MySQL
17 26 (14.61%) Git (software)
18 25 (14.04%) ASP.NET
18 25 (14.04%) Web Development
19 24 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
19 24 (13.48%) HTML5
19 24 (13.48%) Node.js
20 23 (12.92%) ETL
21 22 (12.36%) Data Warehouse

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (13.48%) Node.js
2 20 (11.24%) JBoss
3 17 (9.55%) Tomcat
4 10 (5.62%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.62%) WebSphere
5 9 (5.06%) Drupal
6 7 (3.93%) CMS
6 7 (3.93%) Confluence
6 7 (3.93%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.81%) Apache
7 5 (2.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.12%) Zimbra
10 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.56%) Moodle
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.62%) Magento
2 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.12%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 42 (23.60%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.06%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 8 (4.49%) Amazon S3
3 8 (4.49%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.25%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.56%) Office 365
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.56%) Boomi
6 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.49%) HTTP
2 4 (2.25%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) SMTP
3 1 (0.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 26 (14.61%) MySQL
3 22 (12.36%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (9.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (5.62%) NoSQL
7 9 (5.06%) Redis
8 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.93%) Big Data
9 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (2.81%) SAP Data Services
10 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
10 5 (2.81%) Data Mart
10 5 (2.81%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.69%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.69%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 26 (14.61%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.87%) JUnit
3 11 (6.18%) Visual Studio
4 9 (5.06%) JIRA
5 7 (3.93%) Mockito
5 7 (3.93%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (2.81%) Subversion
7 4 (2.25%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.69%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.12%) Grunt
9 2 (1.12%) Bower
9 2 (1.12%) Maven
9 2 (1.12%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.56%) Ant
10 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (6.74%) Finance
2 10 (5.62%) Marketing
3 7 (3.93%) Publishing
3 7 (3.93%) Games
4 6 (3.37%) Retail
5 5 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.25%) Electronics
7 3 (1.69%) Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (29.21%) HTML
2 43 (24.16%) .NET
2 43 (24.16%) CSS
2 43 (24.16%) XML
3 38 (21.35%) AngularJS
4 37 (20.79%) JSON
5 36 (20.22%) Web Services
6 35 (19.66%) jQuery
7 26 (14.61%) Spring
8 25 (14.04%) ASP.NET
9 24 (13.48%) HTML5
10 15 (8.43%) XSLT
11 14 (7.87%) RESTful
11 14 (7.87%) CSS3
12 13 (7.30%) REST
12 13 (7.30%) WPF
13 12 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (6.18%) WCF
14 11 (6.18%) Hibernate
15 10 (5.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.37%) Blog
3 5 (2.81%) Data Extraction
3 5 (2.81%) Semantic Web
3 5 (2.81%) User Experience
4 3 (1.69%) NHS
4 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.12%) Google Search Appliance
5 2 (1.12%) DTV
5 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.12%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.12%) Social Media
6 1 (0.56%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.56%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) CCTV
6 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.24%) Linux
2 10 (5.62%) Windows
3 9 (5.06%) UNIX
4 5 (2.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.69%) Android
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.64%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (26.40%) TDD
3 28 (15.73%) Scrum
4 27 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (14.04%) Web Development
6 24 (13.48%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (12.92%) ETL
8 22 (12.36%) BDD
9 20 (11.24%) SDLC
10 18 (10.11%) Software Engineering
11 16 (8.99%) OO
11 16 (8.99%) E-Commerce
11 16 (8.99%) Automated Testing
12 15 (8.43%) MVC
13 14 (7.87%) Project Management
13 14 (7.87%) Data Architecture
13 14 (7.87%) Kanban
14 12 (6.74%) Configuration Management
15 11 (6.18%) Pair Programming
16 10 (5.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 73 (41.01%) JavaScript
2 65 (36.52%) SQL
3 47 (26.40%) Java
4 41 (23.03%) PHP
5 32 (17.98%) C#
6 19 (10.67%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.62%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.93%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.93%) Python
9 6 (3.37%) C++
10 3 (1.69%) C
10 3 (1.69%) Perl
10 3 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.12%) XPath
11 2 (1.12%) C++/CLI
11 2 (1.12%) VBA
11 2 (1.12%) VBScript
12 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 11 (6.18%) Degree
2 4 (2.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.56%) MCAD
5 1 (0.56%) MCSD
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.56%) MCTS
5 1 (0.56%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.49%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) Puppet
2 10 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.37%) Ansible
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.56%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 34 (19.10%) Oracle
2 11 (6.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.93%) Business Objects
3 7 (3.93%) Progress
4 3 (1.69%) Adobe
4 3 (1.69%) Perforce
4 3 (1.69%) Google
5 2 (1.12%) Aprimo
5 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.12%) Tableau
5 2 (1.12%) Eloqua
5 2 (1.12%) Facebook
5 2 (1.12%) SAP
6 1 (0.56%) IBM
6 1 (0.56%) Dell
6 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.56%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) Xamarin
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