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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 60 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 16.85% 22.16% 21.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.18% 23.37% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 29 30
Average daily rate
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£404 £325 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.23% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £371 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
330 184 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 92.70% 94.85% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 96 112
Average daily rate £413 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 19 29
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +68.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.09 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 71 (40.11%) Java
2 66 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (32.20%) Oracle
4 47 (26.55%) HTML
5 44 (24.86%) XML
6 42 (23.73%) CSS
7 40 (22.60%) SQL
8 39 (22.03%) JavaScript
9 38 (21.47%) TDD
10 37 (20.90%) SOA
11 33 (18.64%) Oracle Fusion
12 31 (17.51%) Oracle ADF
13 30 (16.95%) ETL
13 30 (16.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 28 (15.82%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (15.82%) .NET
15 27 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (14.69%) WebLogic
16 26 (14.69%) C#
16 26 (14.69%) Publishing
17 25 (14.12%) Linux
18 24 (13.56%) XSLT
18 24 (13.56%) Spring
18 24 (13.56%) Software Engineering
19 23 (12.99%) PHP
19 23 (12.99%) Oracle BPM
20 22 (12.43%) HTML5
20 22 (12.43%) Oracle Identity Management
20 22 (12.43%) Web Services
20 22 (12.43%) Middleware

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (16.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 26 (14.69%) WebLogic
3 15 (8.47%) CMS
4 14 (7.91%) Apache
5 12 (6.78%) Tomcat
5 12 (6.78%) Node.js
6 9 (5.08%) Alfresco
7 6 (3.39%) Umbraco
8 5 (2.82%) Drupal
8 5 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (2.82%) JBoss
9 4 (2.26%) Zimbra
9 4 (2.26%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.26%) Apache Pig
10 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.69%) SAS
10 3 (1.69%) TeamSite
11 2 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 23 (12.99%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.56%) Agresso
4 1 (0.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.69%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) Force.com
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.69%) Internet
2 1 (0.56%) DNS
2 1 (0.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.82%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (10.17%) Oracle BI EE
3 15 (8.47%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.78%) Hadoop
4 12 (6.78%) Big Data
5 11 (6.21%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.65%) MySQL
7 9 (5.08%) Oracle Database
8 7 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.82%) Apache Hive
10 5 (2.82%) MongoDB
11 4 (2.26%) Data Mart
11 4 (2.26%) SAP Data Services
12 3 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.13%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Git (software)
2 13 (7.34%) Maven
3 8 (4.52%) Ant
4 6 (3.39%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.82%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.69%) JUnit
6 3 (1.69%) JIRA
6 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.13%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.13%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.13%) Subversion
8 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.56%) Selenium
8 1 (0.56%) Grunt
8 1 (0.56%) Bower
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.56%) FxCop
8 1 (0.56%) StyleCop
General
1 26 (14.69%) Publishing
2 6 (3.39%) Finance
3 4 (2.26%) Marketing
4 3 (1.69%) Electronics
4 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (26.55%) HTML
2 44 (24.86%) XML
3 42 (23.73%) CSS
4 33 (18.64%) Oracle Fusion
5 31 (17.51%) Oracle ADF
6 28 (15.82%) .NET
7 24 (13.56%) XSLT
7 24 (13.56%) Spring
8 22 (12.43%) Middleware
8 22 (12.43%) Web Services
8 22 (12.43%) HTML5
9 19 (10.73%) CSS3
10 15 (8.47%) J2EE
11 14 (7.91%) RESTful
12 13 (7.34%) AngularJS
12 13 (7.34%) Ajax
12 13 (7.34%) JSON
13 12 (6.78%) .NET Framework
13 12 (6.78%) jQuery
14 11 (6.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.65%) Digital Media
3 6 (3.39%) Data Extraction
3 6 (3.39%) Open Source
4 4 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.26%) Google Search Appliance
4 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.69%) NHS
5 3 (1.69%) W3C
6 2 (1.13%) DTV
6 2 (1.13%) GIS
6 2 (1.13%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.13%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.56%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.56%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) Animation
7 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.12%) Linux
2 7 (3.95%) UNIX
3 3 (1.69%) Windows
3 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.13%) Android
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.47%) TDD
3 37 (20.90%) SOA
4 30 (16.95%) ETL
5 27 (15.25%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (13.56%) Software Engineering
7 20 (11.30%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (9.60%) Scrum
9 15 (8.47%) Data Architecture
10 14 (7.91%) Web Development
11 13 (7.34%) MVC
12 12 (6.78%) OO
12 12 (6.78%) BDD
13 11 (6.21%) Performance Monitoring
13 11 (6.21%) Project Management
14 10 (5.65%) Workflow
14 10 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (4.52%) Analytics
15 8 (4.52%) Business Analysis
16 6 (3.39%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (40.11%) Java
2 40 (22.60%) SQL
3 39 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.69%) C#
5 23 (12.99%) PHP
6 18 (10.17%) XQuery
6 18 (10.17%) XPath
7 9 (5.08%) Python
8 7 (3.95%) C++
8 7 (3.95%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.95%) Scala
8 7 (3.95%) Apex Code
8 7 (3.95%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 4 (2.26%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.26%) Perl
9 4 (2.26%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.56%) C
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (3.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) VCP4
3 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) MCAD
3 1 (0.56%) MCSD
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.56%) MCTS
3 1 (0.56%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) HDFS
2 1 (0.56%) Varnish
2 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (12.43%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (3.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (32.20%) Oracle
2 9 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.08%) Twitter
3 7 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.82%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.82%) Business Objects
4 5 (2.82%) Google
5 4 (2.26%) DataFlux
5 4 (2.26%) SAP
6 3 (1.69%) Siebel
6 3 (1.69%) Sencha
6 3 (1.69%) Interwoven
7 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.56%) Telerik
7 1 (0.56%) Tableau
7 1 (0.56%) Facebook
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe
7 1 (0.56%) Cognos
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