The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 33 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 13 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.88% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 0.50% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.52 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+92.60% -46.66%
Senior 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
325 201 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.01% 93.06% 97.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 98 120
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 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 15
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.00 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Oxford region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Oxford region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Web Services
2 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) jQuery
6 4 (19.05%) Kanban
6 4 (19.05%) WCF
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) WPF
7 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 3 (14.29%) C++/CLI
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (14.29%) Marketing
7 3 (14.29%) JSON
7 3 (14.29%) Retail
7 3 (14.29%) Spring
7 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (14.29%) Games
7 3 (14.29%) Perforce

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) JBoss
1 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
1 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (9.52%) Zimbra
1 2 (9.52%) Confluence
1 2 (9.52%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Mockito
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.52%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
General
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 3 (14.29%) Games
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
2 5 (23.81%) XML
3 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
3 4 (19.05%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) WCF
3 4 (19.05%) jQuery
4 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (14.29%) WPF
4 3 (14.29%) JSON
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) Spring
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.52%) Java EE
5 2 (9.52%) Cocoa
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
5 2 (9.52%) JDBC
5 2 (9.52%) XSLT
5 2 (9.52%) RESTful
5 2 (9.52%) HTML5
5 2 (9.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) TDD
3 4 (19.05%) Kanban
3 4 (19.05%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) OOP
4 3 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) Computer Security
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.52%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) iOS Development
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile Development
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 3 (14.29%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) C++/CLI
5 2 (9.52%) Apple Swift
5 2 (9.52%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.76%) XPath
6 1 (4.76%) XQuery
6 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Perforce
3 2 (9.52%) Google
3 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
3 2 (9.52%) Progress
4 1 (4.76%) Tableau