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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 144 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 40.11% 25.22% 23.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.26% 26.89% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 35 26
Average daily rate
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£401 £335 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.77% -6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
349 212 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.21% 93.81% 98.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 131 108
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 19
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxford

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 127 (54.04%) JavaScript
2 111 (47.23%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (34.47%) HTML
4 75 (31.91%) SQL
5 67 (28.51%) CSS
6 62 (26.38%) TDD
7 58 (24.68%) PHP
8 52 (22.13%) .NET
9 50 (21.28%) jQuery
10 47 (20.00%) Java
11 46 (19.57%) XML
11 46 (19.57%) Node.js
12 44 (18.72%) AngularJS
12 44 (18.72%) SQL Server
13 43 (18.30%) C#
14 42 (17.87%) Scrum
15 40 (17.02%) E-Commerce
16 39 (16.60%) JSON
17 38 (16.17%) Web Development
17 38 (16.17%) Oracle
17 38 (16.17%) HTML5
18 37 (15.74%) MySQL
19 36 (15.32%) Git (software)
20 35 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
21 34 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
22 31 (13.19%) ASP.NET
22 31 (13.19%) Web Services
22 31 (13.19%) OO
23 28 (11.91%) SDLC
24 27 (11.49%) MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 46 (19.57%) Node.js
2 18 (7.66%) Tomcat
3 15 (6.38%) JBoss
4 14 (5.96%) Apache
5 11 (4.68%) Drupal
6 9 (3.83%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.40%) CMS
7 8 (3.40%) Confluence
8 6 (2.55%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (2.55%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.28%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.85%) Zimbra
12 2 (0.85%) IIS
13 1 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.43%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.55%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (5.11%) Magento
2 2 (0.85%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (8.51%) GitHub
3 9 (3.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 6 (2.55%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (2.55%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.85%) Boomi
7 1 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.83%) HTTP
2 4 (1.70%) Intranet
3 1 (0.43%) DNS
3 1 (0.43%) SMTP
3 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 37 (15.74%) MySQL
3 20 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (5.96%) Oracle BI EE
7 13 (5.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (3.83%) NoSQL
10 9 (3.83%) Redis
10 9 (3.83%) Relational Database
11 8 (3.40%) MongoDB
11 8 (3.40%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.40%) Oracle Database 10g
12 6 (2.55%) OLAP
12 6 (2.55%) Oracle OWB
12 6 (2.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.13%) OLAP Cube
14 4 (1.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 36 (15.32%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.09%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (5.53%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.53%) JUnit
5 10 (4.26%) JIRA
6 9 (3.83%) Subversion
6 9 (3.83%) Mockito
7 7 (2.98%) ReSharper
8 6 (2.55%) Grunt
8 6 (2.55%) Bower
9 5 (2.13%) PHPUnit
9 5 (2.13%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.85%) Maven
11 1 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.43%) Ant
11 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.43%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.43%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (7.66%) Publishing
2 11 (4.68%) Finance
2 11 (4.68%) Marketing
3 8 (3.40%) Games
4 7 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.55%) Retail
6 5 (2.13%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.28%) Electronics
7 3 (1.28%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (34.47%) HTML
2 67 (28.51%) CSS
3 52 (22.13%) .NET
4 50 (21.28%) jQuery
5 46 (19.57%) XML
6 44 (18.72%) AngularJS
7 39 (16.60%) JSON
8 38 (16.17%) HTML5
9 31 (13.19%) Web Services
9 31 (13.19%) ASP.NET
10 24 (10.21%) Spring
11 22 (9.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (9.36%) CSS3
12 19 (8.09%) XSLT
13 17 (7.23%) Sass
14 16 (6.81%) WPF
15 15 (6.38%) RESTful
15 15 (6.38%) Ajax
16 12 (5.11%) WCF
17 11 (4.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.98%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.55%) Blog
3 5 (2.13%) User Experience
3 5 (2.13%) Semantic Web
4 3 (1.28%) NHS
5 2 (0.85%) DTV
5 2 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.85%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.85%) Google Search Appliance
6 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.43%) Social Media
6 1 (0.43%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.43%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.43%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.66%) Linux
2 15 (6.38%) Windows
3 7 (2.98%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.28%) UNIX
5 3 (1.28%) Android
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (47.23%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (26.38%) TDD
3 42 (17.87%) Scrum
4 40 (17.02%) E-Commerce
5 38 (16.17%) Web Development
6 34 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (13.19%) OO
8 28 (11.91%) SDLC
9 27 (11.49%) OOP
9 27 (11.49%) MVC
10 25 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (10.64%) Kanban
11 24 (10.21%) Open Source
11 24 (10.21%) BDD
12 21 (8.94%) ETL
13 19 (8.09%) Automated Testing
14 12 (5.11%) Pair Programming
14 12 (5.11%) Configuration Management
14 12 (5.11%) Project Management
15 11 (4.68%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 127 (54.04%) JavaScript
2 75 (31.91%) SQL
3 58 (24.68%) PHP
4 47 (20.00%) Java
5 43 (18.30%) C#
6 25 (10.64%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.83%) C++
8 8 (3.40%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.98%) Shell Script
10 5 (2.13%) C++/CLI
10 5 (2.13%) Python
11 4 (1.70%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.70%) C
12 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.28%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.28%) PHP5
13 2 (0.85%) Apple Swift
13 2 (0.85%) Scala
13 2 (0.85%) VBA
13 2 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (4.68%) Degree
2 3 (1.28%) PhD
3 2 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.40%) Docker
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (4.68%) Puppet
2 10 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.98%) Ansible
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.43%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 38 (16.17%) Oracle
2 21 (8.94%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.40%) Progress
4 7 (2.98%) Infragistics
5 6 (2.55%) Perforce
5 6 (2.55%) WorldPay
6 4 (1.70%) Google
6 4 (1.70%) Adobe
7 3 (1.28%) IBM
7 3 (1.28%) Tableau
7 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.85%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.85%) Facebook
8 2 (0.85%) Aprimo
8 2 (0.85%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.85%) VMware
8 2 (0.85%) SAP
8 2 (0.85%) Dell
9 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.43%) Cognos
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