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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 55 40 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.11% 15.81% 22.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.12% 16.74% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 47
Average daily rate £305 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
228 239 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 95.80% 94.47% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 130 169
Average daily rate £325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 36
Average hourly rate £17.00 £11.15 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.46% -34.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.94 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 45 (43.69%) HTML
2 42 (40.78%) JavaScript
3 40 (38.83%) CSS
4 38 (36.89%) .NET
5 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
6 30 (29.13%) PHP
6 30 (29.13%) C#
7 25 (24.27%) MySQL
8 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET
8 22 (21.36%) SQL
9 21 (20.39%) jQuery
10 20 (19.42%) Ajax
11 17 (16.50%) MVC
12 16 (15.53%) Web Services
12 16 (15.53%) HTML5
13 14 (13.59%) JSON
14 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (12.62%) Scrum
14 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (11.65%) CMS
15 12 (11.65%) TDD
15 12 (11.65%) NHibernate
15 12 (11.65%) XML
16 11 (10.68%) E-Commerce
17 10 (9.71%) Java
17 10 (9.71%) Computer Science
17 10 (9.71%) Degree
18 9 (8.74%) Drupal
18 9 (8.74%) Unit Testing
18 9 (8.74%) Subversion

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (11.65%) CMS
2 9 (8.74%) Drupal
3 8 (7.77%) WordPress
4 7 (6.80%) Umbraco
5 6 (5.83%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.91%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.91%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.97%) Node.js
8 1 (0.97%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.97%) nginx
8 1 (0.97%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (24.27%) MySQL
3 5 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.91%) MS Access
4 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.97%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.97%) OLAP
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Subversion
2 8 (7.77%) NUnit
2 8 (7.77%) MSTest
3 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
4 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.94%) Xcode
General
1 6 (5.83%) Finance
2 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.97%) Publishing
2 1 (0.97%) Games
2 1 (0.97%) Marketing
2 1 (0.97%) Electronics
2 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (43.69%) HTML
2 40 (38.83%) CSS
3 38 (36.89%) .NET
4 22 (21.36%) ASP.NET
5 21 (20.39%) jQuery
6 20 (19.42%) Ajax
7 16 (15.53%) Web Services
7 16 (15.53%) HTML5
8 14 (13.59%) JSON
9 13 (12.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (11.65%) NHibernate
10 12 (11.65%) XML
11 9 (8.74%) .NET Framework
12 8 (7.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (7.77%) CSS3
12 8 (7.77%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (5.83%) J2EE
14 5 (4.85%) DOM
14 5 (4.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.88%) Social Network
3 3 (2.91%) Informatics
3 3 (2.91%) Biology
3 3 (2.91%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.94%) iPad
4 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.94%) NHS
4 2 (1.94%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.94%) iPhone
5 1 (0.97%) DTV
5 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.97%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.85%) Windows
2 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.50%) MVC
2 13 (12.62%) Scrum
2 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.65%) TDD
4 11 (10.68%) E-Commerce
5 9 (8.74%) Unit Testing
6 8 (7.77%) Web Development
7 7 (6.80%) Web Design
8 6 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.85%) CRM
9 5 (4.85%) Use Case
9 5 (4.85%) Software Architecture
10 4 (3.88%) MVVM
10 4 (3.88%) Waterfall
10 4 (3.88%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.88%) OOP
10 4 (3.88%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (2.91%) UML
11 3 (2.91%) ETL
11 3 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.78%) JavaScript
2 30 (29.13%) PHP
2 30 (29.13%) C#
3 22 (21.36%) SQL
4 10 (9.71%) Java
5 6 (5.83%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.83%) PHP5
6 4 (3.88%) VB
6 4 (3.88%) C++
7 3 (2.91%) Apex Code
8 2 (1.94%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.94%) VB6
9 1 (0.97%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.97%) ABAP
9 1 (0.97%) VBA
9 1 (0.97%) Python
9 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 7 (6.80%) Oracle
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.83%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.94%) SAP
4 2 (1.94%) Informatica
5 1 (0.97%) Telerik
5 1 (0.97%) Cerner
5 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.97%) Tableau
5 1 (0.97%) Facebook
5 1 (0.97%) Twitter
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