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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 65 64 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.62% 17.11% 23.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.49% 17.78% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 49 33
Average daily rate £420 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.75 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.59% +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
255 360 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.59% 96.26% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 272 128
Average daily rate £375 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £230 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 19
Average hourly rate £14.00 £30.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +76.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.49 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 30 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 68 (47.55%) HTML
2 65 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 60 (41.96%) CSS
4 59 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (34.97%) PHP
6 42 (29.37%) Java
7 31 (21.68%) TDD
7 31 (21.68%) Web Development
8 28 (19.58%) HTML5
8 28 (19.58%) Node.js
8 28 (19.58%) AngularJS
9 27 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (18.18%) Web Services
10 26 (18.18%) E-Commerce
11 25 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
12 24 (16.78%) Oracle
12 24 (16.78%) Spring
13 22 (15.38%) NoSQL
14 21 (14.69%) Publishing
15 20 (13.99%) Linux
16 18 (12.59%) ETL
16 18 (12.59%) RESTful
16 18 (12.59%) Magento
16 18 (12.59%) Git (software)
17 17 (11.89%) jQuery
17 17 (11.89%) Scrum
18 16 (11.19%) SQL
18 16 (11.19%) Open Source
19 15 (10.49%) Kanban
19 15 (10.49%) XML

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (19.58%) Node.js
2 9 (6.29%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.90%) Apache Solr
3 7 (4.90%) IIS
4 6 (4.20%) JBoss
4 6 (4.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (4.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (2.10%) CMS
5 3 (2.10%) SAS
5 3 (2.10%) WordPress
6 2 (1.40%) Drupal
6 2 (1.40%) nginx
7 1 (0.70%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.40%) Weka
2 1 (0.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (12.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.70%) FastStats
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (17.48%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.59%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (4.90%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (3.50%) Google Analytics
4 5 (3.50%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (1.40%) Boomi
5 2 (1.40%) GitHub
5 2 (1.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.20%) Intranet
2 1 (0.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 14 (9.79%) MySQL
3 12 (8.39%) Oracle Database
4 10 (6.99%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
6 8 (5.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (5.59%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (4.20%) MongoDB
9 5 (3.50%) Big Data
9 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (3.50%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.10%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.10%) HPCC
10 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (1.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (12.59%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.69%) Subversion
3 8 (5.59%) Talend Open Studio
4 5 (3.50%) JIRA
5 4 (2.80%) PHPUnit
5 4 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.10%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.40%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.40%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.40%) Maven
7 2 (1.40%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.40%) Xcode
8 1 (0.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.70%) QUnit
8 1 (0.70%) Redmine
8 1 (0.70%) Selenium
8 1 (0.70%) Sinon.JS
General
1 21 (14.69%) Publishing
2 10 (6.99%) Finance
3 5 (3.50%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Marketing
5 2 (1.40%) Front Office
6 1 (0.70%) Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (47.55%) HTML
2 60 (41.96%) CSS
3 28 (19.58%) AngularJS
3 28 (19.58%) HTML5
4 26 (18.18%) Web Services
5 24 (16.78%) Spring
6 18 (12.59%) RESTful
7 17 (11.89%) jQuery
8 15 (10.49%) CSS3
8 15 (10.49%) Sass
8 15 (10.49%) XML
9 12 (8.39%) JSON
9 12 (8.39%) SOAP
10 10 (6.99%) Hibernate
11 8 (5.59%) Apache Camel
12 7 (4.90%) JPA
12 7 (4.90%) Middleware
12 7 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (4.20%) REST
13 6 (4.20%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.90%) Computer Science
1 7 (4.90%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.20%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.80%) Algorithms
3 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.80%) Statistics
3 4 (2.80%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.40%) Fintech
4 2 (1.40%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.40%) iPhone
4 2 (1.40%) Physics
5 1 (0.70%) Animation
5 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.70%) e-Learning
5 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.99%) Linux
2 10 (6.99%) Windows
3 7 (4.90%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (4.90%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.68%) TDD
2 31 (21.68%) Web Development
3 27 (18.88%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 18 (12.59%) ETL
6 17 (11.89%) Scrum
7 16 (11.19%) Open Source
8 15 (10.49%) Front End Development
8 15 (10.49%) Kanban
9 13 (9.09%) Analytics
10 12 (8.39%) Automation Testing
10 12 (8.39%) BDD
11 11 (7.69%) Pair Programming
12 10 (6.99%) Migration
12 10 (6.99%) OO
13 9 (6.29%) API Development
13 9 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.29%) MVC
14 8 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 50 (34.97%) PHP
3 42 (29.37%) Java
4 16 (11.19%) SQL
5 15 (10.49%) Python
6 14 (9.79%) C++
7 8 (5.59%) C#
8 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.80%) C
9 4 (2.80%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.10%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.10%) R
11 2 (1.40%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.40%) Perl
11 2 (1.40%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.40%) Ruby
11 2 (1.40%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.40%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.40%) VB
11 2 (1.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.20%) Degree
2 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.40%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (1.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (16.78%) Oracle
2 9 (6.29%) Google
3 8 (5.59%) Adobe
3 8 (5.59%) Talend
4 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.80%) Informatica
6 3 (2.10%) ATG
7 2 (1.40%) Dell
7 2 (1.40%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.40%) SAP
7 2 (1.40%) Tableau
8 1 (0.70%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.70%) Zend
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