The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxford region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 53 37 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.54% 17.70% 23.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.37% 18.14% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 19 48
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
201 204 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 93.06% 97.61% 97.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 120 154
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 35
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.40 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
Oxfordshire

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 47 (42.73%) .NET
1 47 (42.73%) SQL Server
2 42 (38.18%) C#
3 40 (36.36%) HTML
4 38 (34.55%) SQL
5 33 (30.00%) ASP.NET
6 29 (26.36%) CSS
7 27 (24.55%) MVC
8 26 (23.64%) JavaScript
9 21 (19.09%) PHP
10 20 (18.18%) jQuery
11 17 (15.45%) Web Services
11 17 (15.45%) .NET Framework
12 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (13.64%) XML
13 12 (10.91%) MySQL
13 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
13 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
13 12 (10.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (10.00%) CMS
14 11 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
14 11 (10.00%) CRM
14 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
15 10 (9.09%) Windows
15 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (9.09%) Ajax
15 10 (9.09%) NHibernate
15 10 (9.09%) Unit Testing
15 10 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 11 (10.00%) CMS
2 9 (8.18%) WordPress
3 5 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 4 (3.64%) Drupal
4 4 (3.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.73%) Apache
6 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.82%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.91%) Node.js
7 1 (0.91%) Moodle
7 1 (0.91%) nginx
7 1 (0.91%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.91%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) NFC
1 1 (0.91%) HTTP
1 1 (0.91%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (42.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.91%) MySQL
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (6.36%) Oracle Database
7 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.73%) MS Access
9 3 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.91%) SSDT
11 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.91%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Visual Studio
1 8 (7.27%) Subversion
2 6 (5.45%) NUnit
2 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.45%) MSTest
3 4 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.82%) Xcode
6 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 5 (4.55%) Marketing
2 3 (2.73%) Finance
3 1 (0.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.91%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Electronics
3 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Automotive
3 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.91%) Publishing
3 1 (0.91%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (42.73%) .NET
2 40 (36.36%) HTML
3 33 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 29 (26.36%) CSS
5 20 (18.18%) jQuery
6 17 (15.45%) Web Services
6 17 (15.45%) .NET Framework
7 15 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (13.64%) XML
8 12 (10.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (9.09%) Ajax
9 10 (9.09%) NHibernate
10 9 (8.18%) REST
11 8 (7.27%) JSON
12 6 (5.45%) HTML5
12 6 (5.45%) Razor View Engine
13 5 (4.55%) WCF
13 5 (4.55%) WPF
13 5 (4.55%) Spring
13 5 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.64%) NHS
1 4 (3.64%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.73%) iPad
2 3 (2.73%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.82%) iPhone
3 2 (1.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.91%) Kinect
4 1 (0.91%) Open Source
4 1 (0.91%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (0.91%) Physics
4 1 (0.91%) Clustering
4 1 (0.91%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.64%) Android
4 2 (1.82%) Linux
4 2 (1.82%) UNIX
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) MVC
2 11 (10.00%) CRM
2 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 9 (8.18%) TDD
4 9 (8.18%) Scrum
5 7 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (6.36%) Web Development
5 7 (6.36%) Web Design
5 7 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (4.55%) MVVM
6 5 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 5 (4.55%) OOP
6 5 (4.55%) OO
7 4 (3.64%) ETL
7 4 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (3.64%) Waterfall
7 4 (3.64%) iOS Development
8 3 (2.73%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 42 (38.18%) C#
2 38 (34.55%) SQL
3 26 (23.64%) JavaScript
4 21 (19.09%) PHP
5 9 (8.18%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.27%) Java
6 8 (7.27%) VB.NET
7 4 (3.64%) VB
7 4 (3.64%) VB6
8 3 (2.73%) Apex Code
8 3 (2.73%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.82%) PHP5
10 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
1 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.91%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.27%) Oracle
3 5 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.64%) Telerik
4 4 (3.64%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.82%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.82%) Google
5 2 (1.82%) Facebook
6 1 (0.91%) Twitter
6 1 (0.91%) Zend
6 1 (0.91%) SAP
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