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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 128 81 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.79% 29.78% 19.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.26% 31.52% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 71 54
Median daily rate £475 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
- +13.71%

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
326 257 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.79% 94.49% 94.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 205 219
Median daily rate £410 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £140 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £522 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 26
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.75 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017, 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.

1 114 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (38.40%) JavaScript
3 94 (37.60%) Java
4 79 (31.60%) HTML
4 79 (31.60%) SQL
5 72 (28.80%) CSS
6 60 (24.00%) Spring
7 50 (20.00%) TDD
8 49 (19.60%) AngularJS
9 45 (18.00%) Git (software)
10 44 (17.60%) MVC
10 44 (17.60%) .NET
11 41 (16.40%) C#
11 41 (16.40%) Publishing
11 41 (16.40%) Scrum
12 40 (16.00%) Maven
13 39 (15.60%) RESTful
14 37 (14.80%) Web Services
14 37 (14.80%) JUnit
14 37 (14.80%) SQL Server
14 37 (14.80%) HTML5
15 36 (14.40%) PHP
16 35 (14.00%) Java EE
17 34 (13.60%) Migration
18 32 (12.80%) JBoss
18 32 (12.80%) ETL
18 32 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (12.40%) MySQL
19 31 (12.40%) Finance
19 31 (12.40%) GitHub

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 32 (12.80%) JBoss
2 27 (10.80%) WebSphere
3 18 (7.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 18 (7.20%) WebSphere Process Server
4 17 (6.80%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.80%) Alfresco
6 11 (4.40%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (4.00%) nginx
8 8 (3.20%) Drupal
9 7 (2.80%) Apache
9 7 (2.80%) CMS
10 6 (2.40%) Apache Solr
10 6 (2.40%) SilverStripe
11 5 (2.00%) EPiServer
11 5 (2.00%) Jetty
12 3 (1.20%) Confluence
12 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.80%) IIS
13 2 (0.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.80%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Magento
2 5 (2.00%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.40%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.40%) GitHub
2 26 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.60%) Boomi
4 7 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.40%) Google App Engine
5 6 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.00%) Google Compute Engine
7 4 (1.60%) Heroku
8 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.20%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.40%) Force.com
10 1 (0.40%) Office 365
10 1 (0.40%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.00%) FTP
2 8 (3.20%) Intranet
3 6 (2.40%) SSL
4 2 (0.80%) SSH
5 1 (0.40%) Internet
5 1 (0.40%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 31 (12.40%) MySQL
3 23 (9.20%) MongoDB
4 15 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (5.60%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (5.20%) NoSQL
7 12 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (4.40%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (2.80%) Snowflake Schema
12 5 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.60%) Big Data
13 4 (1.60%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.60%) OLAP
13 4 (1.60%) OLTP
13 4 (1.60%) Relational Database
14 3 (1.20%) MS Access
15 2 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 45 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 40 (16.00%) Maven
3 37 (14.80%) JUnit
4 29 (11.60%) Jenkins
5 26 (10.40%) Mockito
6 24 (9.60%) Cucumber
7 17 (6.80%) Talend Open Studio
8 15 (6.00%) JIRA
9 12 (4.80%) Gradle
10 10 (4.00%) Selenium
11 8 (3.20%) Subversion
12 4 (1.60%) Ant
12 4 (1.60%) Bower
12 4 (1.60%) Grunt
12 4 (1.60%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.60%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.20%) Liquibase
13 3 (1.20%) PHPUnit
13 3 (1.20%) Yeoman
14 2 (0.80%) GitLab
General
1 41 (16.40%) Publishing
2 31 (12.40%) Finance
3 5 (2.00%) Front Office
4 3 (1.20%) Advertising
5 2 (0.80%) Banking
5 2 (0.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (31.60%) HTML
2 72 (28.80%) CSS
3 60 (24.00%) Spring
4 49 (19.60%) AngularJS
5 44 (17.60%) .NET
6 39 (15.60%) RESTful
7 37 (14.80%) HTML5
7 37 (14.80%) Web Services
8 35 (14.00%) Java EE
9 30 (12.00%) ASP.NET
10 28 (11.20%) jQuery
10 28 (11.20%) XML
11 26 (10.40%) CSS3
11 26 (10.40%) JSON
11 26 (10.40%) Node.js
11 26 (10.40%) REST
12 17 (6.80%) SOAP
13 15 (6.00%) Symfony
14 14 (5.60%) Hibernate
14 14 (5.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.60%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.80%) Data Structures
3 4 (1.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.20%) SCORM
4 3 (1.20%) User Experience
5 2 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.80%) Animation
5 2 (0.80%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (0.80%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.80%) Fintech
5 2 (0.80%) Hedge funds
5 2 (0.80%) iPhone
6 1 (0.40%) CMDB
6 1 (0.40%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.40%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.00%) Linux
2 6 (2.40%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.60%) Windows
4 2 (0.80%) Android
5 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (20.00%) TDD
3 44 (17.60%) MVC
4 41 (16.40%) Scrum
5 34 (13.60%) Migration
6 32 (12.80%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (12.80%) ETL
7 30 (12.00%) DevOps
8 25 (10.00%) BPEL
8 25 (10.00%) BPMN
8 25 (10.00%) Web Development
9 23 (9.20%) Front End Development
9 23 (9.20%) Software Engineering
9 23 (9.20%) Unit Testing
10 21 (8.40%) Pair Programming
11 20 (8.00%) E-Commerce
12 12 (4.80%) BDD
12 12 (4.80%) Kimball Methodology
13 11 (4.40%) Open Source
14 10 (4.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 96 (38.40%) JavaScript
2 94 (37.60%) Java
3 79 (31.60%) SQL
4 41 (16.40%) C#
5 36 (14.40%) PHP
6 21 (8.40%) Python
7 18 (7.20%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.40%) C++
9 10 (4.00%) XPath
10 8 (3.20%) Scala
11 7 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.80%) Ruby
12 6 (2.40%) Perl
12 6 (2.40%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.20%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.80%) C
14 2 (0.80%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.80%) R
14 2 (0.80%) VB
14 2 (0.80%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (4.80%) Degree
2 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.40%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
1 2 (0.80%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.40%) MISRA
System Software
1 19 (7.60%) Docker
2 4 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.40%) Ansible
2 4 (1.60%) Puppet
3 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.80%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.80%) Rancher
5 1 (0.40%) Mesos
5 1 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 17 (6.80%) Oracle
1 17 (6.80%) Talend
2 13 (5.20%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (3.60%) Dell
4 7 (2.80%) Google
4 7 (2.80%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.60%) Zend
6 3 (1.20%) Adobe
6 3 (1.20%) Facebook
6 3 (1.20%) SAP
6 3 (1.20%) Twitter
7 2 (0.80%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.80%) Sun
7 2 (0.80%) Telerik
7 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.40%) BMC
8 1 (0.40%) CA
8 1 (0.40%) HP
8 1 (0.40%) IBM
8 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
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