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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 115 118 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.98% 34.30% 23.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.07% 34.81% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 97 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £287 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.06%
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
287 339 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.29% 98.55% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 265 118
Median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 27
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016, 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 76 (44.71%) Java
2 71 (41.76%) HTML
3 68 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (37.06%) JavaScript
5 48 (28.24%) CSS
6 44 (25.88%) AngularJS
7 38 (22.35%) PHP
7 38 (22.35%) TDD
8 37 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (20.59%) HTML5
9 35 (20.59%) Oracle
9 35 (20.59%) ETL
10 32 (18.82%) Web Services
10 32 (18.82%) Finance
10 32 (18.82%) Web Development
11 30 (17.65%) SQL
11 30 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
12 28 (16.47%) Spring
12 28 (16.47%) JSON
12 28 (16.47%) Linux
13 26 (15.29%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
14 25 (14.71%) Open Source
15 24 (14.12%) Publishing
16 23 (13.53%) C++
16 23 (13.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 22 (12.94%) C#
17 22 (12.94%) Scrum
18 21 (12.35%) NoSQL
18 21 (12.35%) Node.js

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 12 (7.06%) JBoss
1 12 (7.06%) Tomcat
2 10 (5.88%) Oracle Service Bus
3 7 (4.12%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.53%) WebSphere
5 5 (2.94%) WordPress
6 4 (2.35%) CMS
6 4 (2.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.76%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.76%) Drupal
7 3 (1.76%) IIS
7 3 (1.76%) SAS
8 2 (1.18%) nginx
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Weka
2 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (8.82%) Magento
2 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.29%) Boomi
3 6 (3.53%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (2.35%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.18%) PaaS
6 2 (1.18%) SaaS
7 1 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.59%) GitHub
7 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.59%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.12%) FTP
2 1 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.29%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 23 (13.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (12.35%) NoSQL
5 14 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (7.65%) Relational Database
6 13 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (7.06%) MongoDB
8 11 (6.47%) Oracle Database
9 9 (5.29%) KDB
10 8 (4.71%) MySQL
11 6 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (2.35%) Big Data
12 4 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (1.76%) HPCC
13 3 (1.76%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (1.18%) Oracle OWB
14 2 (1.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (7.65%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.47%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (5.29%) Maven
4 8 (4.71%) JUnit
5 7 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.53%) Subversion
7 4 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.35%) JIRA
7 4 (2.35%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.18%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.18%) Vagrant
8 2 (1.18%) Xcode
9 1 (0.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (0.59%) Gradle
9 1 (0.59%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 32 (18.82%) Finance
2 24 (14.12%) Publishing
3 14 (8.24%) Front Office
4 5 (2.94%) Retail
5 4 (2.35%) Advertising
5 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (41.76%) HTML
2 48 (28.24%) CSS
3 44 (25.88%) AngularJS
4 35 (20.59%) HTML5
5 32 (18.82%) Web Services
6 28 (16.47%) JSON
6 28 (16.47%) Spring
7 21 (12.35%) Node.js
8 20 (11.76%) XML
9 17 (10.00%) RESTful
10 16 (9.41%) CSS3
11 15 (8.82%) Sass
12 10 (5.88%) .NET
12 10 (5.88%) REST
13 9 (5.29%) Esper
13 9 (5.29%) Hibernate
13 9 (5.29%) Pandas
13 9 (5.29%) Pyramid
13 9 (5.29%) SOAP
13 9 (5.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.06%) Visualisation
2 11 (6.47%) Statistics
3 10 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 10 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 9 (5.29%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.94%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.18%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.18%) Fintech
7 2 (1.18%) iPhone
7 2 (1.18%) Physics
7 2 (1.18%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.18%) User Experience
8 1 (0.59%) Animation
8 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.47%) Linux
2 5 (2.94%) Windows
3 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (1.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.35%) TDD
3 37 (21.76%) Continuous Integration
4 35 (20.59%) ETL
5 32 (18.82%) Web Development
6 25 (14.71%) Open Source
7 22 (12.94%) Scrum
8 21 (12.35%) Kanban
9 20 (11.76%) OO
9 20 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 19 (11.18%) E-Commerce
10 19 (11.18%) Migration
11 18 (10.59%) Pair Programming
12 16 (9.41%) Automation Testing
13 15 (8.82%) API Development
14 13 (7.65%) BDD
14 13 (7.65%) Business Analysis
14 13 (7.65%) Kimball Methodology
15 12 (7.06%) Front End Development
16 11 (6.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (44.71%) Java
2 63 (37.06%) JavaScript
3 38 (22.35%) PHP
4 30 (17.65%) SQL
5 23 (13.53%) C++
6 22 (12.94%) C#
7 20 (11.76%) T-SQL
8 18 (10.59%) Python
9 12 (7.06%) C
10 4 (2.35%) Scala
11 3 (1.76%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.76%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.76%) R
12 2 (1.18%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.18%) Assembly Language
12 2 (1.18%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.18%) PHP 5
12 2 (1.18%) Ruby
12 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (9.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) DO-178B
1 2 (1.18%) MISRA
2 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (20.59%) Oracle
2 11 (6.47%) Talend
3 9 (5.29%) Dell
3 9 (5.29%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.12%) Informatica
4 7 (4.12%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.35%) Google
6 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.76%) Tableau
7 2 (1.18%) SAP
8 1 (0.59%) Adobe
8 1 (0.59%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.59%) ESRI
8 1 (0.59%) New Relic
8 1 (0.59%) Telerik
8 1 (0.59%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.59%) Zend