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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 129 56 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.86% 26.29% 17.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.17% 27.86% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 28 17
Average daily rate
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£412 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.03% -0.71%
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
338 201 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 96.57% 94.37% 97.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 93 119
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 86 (44.33%) JavaScript
2 78 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (38.66%) SQL
4 54 (27.84%) HTML
5 47 (24.23%) CSS
6 44 (22.68%) Java
7 43 (22.16%) .NET
7 43 (22.16%) TDD
7 43 (22.16%) jQuery
8 42 (21.65%) PHP
8 42 (21.65%) XML
9 40 (20.62%) SQL Server
10 39 (20.10%) Oracle
11 38 (19.59%) AngularJS
12 37 (19.07%) Amazon AWS
13 36 (18.56%) JSON
14 34 (17.53%) C#
15 33 (17.01%) Scrum
16 31 (15.98%) Web Services
17 30 (15.46%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (14.95%) ETL
18 29 (14.95%) MySQL
18 29 (14.95%) Node.js
19 28 (14.43%) Git (software)
20 27 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
20 27 (13.92%) ASP.NET
21 26 (13.40%) Web Development
21 26 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
22 24 (12.37%) Spring
22 24 (12.37%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 29 (14.95%) Node.js
2 16 (8.25%) JBoss
3 12 (6.19%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.67%) Drupal
5 8 (4.12%) CMS
5 8 (4.12%) SharePoint
6 7 (3.61%) Confluence
7 6 (3.09%) Apache
7 6 (3.09%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.09%) WebSphere
8 5 (2.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.55%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.03%) Zimbra
10 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.52%) Moodle
11 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (5.15%) Magento
2 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.03%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.52%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 37 (19.07%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 6 (3.09%) Amazon SQS
3 6 (3.09%) Amazon S3
4 5 (2.58%) GitHub
5 4 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (1.03%) Boomi
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.52%) Office 365
8 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.12%) HTTP
2 4 (2.06%) Intranet
3 1 (0.52%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) SMTP
3 1 (0.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 29 (14.95%) MySQL
3 27 (13.92%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (10.82%) Oracle BI EE
5 17 (8.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (5.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (5.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (4.64%) NoSQL
9 9 (4.64%) Redis
10 8 (4.12%) Oracle Database
10 8 (4.12%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (3.61%) Relational Database
12 6 (3.09%) Big Data
12 6 (3.09%) Oracle OWB
12 6 (3.09%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (2.58%) Data Mart
13 5 (2.58%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 28 (14.43%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.22%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.70%) JUnit
4 9 (4.64%) JIRA
4 9 (4.64%) Mockito
5 8 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (4.12%) Jenkins
6 5 (2.58%) Subversion
7 4 (2.06%) Grunt
7 4 (2.06%) Bower
8 3 (1.55%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.03%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.03%) Maven
10 1 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.52%) Ant
10 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.52%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
General
1 12 (6.19%) Finance
2 10 (5.15%) Marketing
3 7 (3.61%) Publishing
3 7 (3.61%) Games
4 6 (3.09%) Retail
5 5 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.55%) Electronics
6 3 (1.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.84%) HTML
2 47 (24.23%) CSS
3 43 (22.16%) .NET
3 43 (22.16%) jQuery
4 42 (21.65%) XML
5 38 (19.59%) AngularJS
6 36 (18.56%) JSON
7 31 (15.98%) Web Services
8 27 (13.92%) ASP.NET
9 24 (12.37%) Spring
9 24 (12.37%) HTML5
10 17 (8.76%) XSLT
11 16 (8.25%) WPF
12 15 (7.73%) RESTful
12 15 (7.73%) CSS3
13 14 (7.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (6.70%) Hibernate
15 11 (5.67%) Ajax
15 11 (5.67%) Spring MVC
16 10 (5.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.12%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.09%) Blog
3 5 (2.58%) Data Extraction
3 5 (2.58%) Semantic Web
3 5 (2.58%) User Experience
4 3 (1.55%) NHS
4 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.03%) Google Search Appliance
5 2 (1.03%) DTV
5 2 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.03%) Grid Computing
5 2 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.03%) Social Media
6 1 (0.52%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.52%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.52%) CCTV
6 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.73%) Windows
2 14 (7.22%) Linux
3 7 (3.61%) Apple iOS
3 7 (3.61%) UNIX
4 5 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.55%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (22.16%) TDD
3 33 (17.01%) Scrum
4 30 (15.46%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (14.95%) ETL
6 26 (13.40%) Web Development
6 26 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (12.37%) SDLC
8 21 (10.82%) E-Commerce
9 20 (10.31%) OO
9 20 (10.31%) Automated Testing
10 19 (9.79%) BDD
11 18 (9.28%) Kanban
12 17 (8.76%) MVC
12 17 (8.76%) Configuration Management
12 17 (8.76%) Project Management
13 16 (8.25%) Data Architecture
14 14 (7.22%) Software Engineering
15 13 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (6.19%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 86 (44.33%) JavaScript
2 75 (38.66%) SQL
3 44 (22.68%) Java
4 42 (21.65%) PHP
5 34 (17.53%) C#
6 24 (12.37%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.70%) PL/SQL
8 8 (4.12%) C++
9 7 (3.61%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.58%) Python
10 5 (2.58%) C++/CLI
11 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.55%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.55%) C
11 3 (1.55%) Perl
12 2 (1.03%) VBScript
12 2 (1.03%) XPath
12 2 (1.03%) VBA
12 2 (1.03%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 12 (6.19%) Degree
2 4 (2.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.55%) PhD
4 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) MCAD
5 1 (0.52%) MCSD
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.52%) MCTS
5 1 (0.52%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.58%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.12%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (6.19%) Puppet
2 11 (5.67%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (3.61%) Ansible
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (20.10%) Oracle
2 12 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.61%) Progress
4 6 (3.09%) Perforce
5 3 (1.55%) Google
5 3 (1.55%) Adobe
6 2 (1.03%) Dell
6 2 (1.03%) SAP
6 2 (1.03%) Aprimo
6 2 (1.03%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.03%) Tableau
6 2 (1.03%) Eloqua
6 2 (1.03%) Facebook
7 1 (0.52%) Talend
7 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
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