The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 35 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 15 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.18% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.27% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.34
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.07%
Software 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
351 272 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.77% 94.77% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 212 273
Median daily rate £450 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 32
Median hourly rate £17.43 £27.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.61% +96.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £55.00 £19.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxford region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Spring
3 8 (53.33%) Maven
3 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (53.33%) Java EE
3 8 (53.33%) BPEL
3 8 (53.33%) BPMN
3 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (53.33%) Mockito
3 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) JUnit
3 8 (53.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (53.33%) JBoss
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Pair Programming
3 8 (53.33%) WebSphere Process Server
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) Publishing
3 8 (53.33%) Migration
3 8 (53.33%) GitHub
3 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 8 (53.33%) DevOps
4 7 (46.67%) MVC
4 7 (46.67%) Alfresco
4 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) XPath
5 3 (20.00%) Degree

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) JBoss
1 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
1 8 (53.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (53.33%) WebSphere Process Server
2 7 (46.67%) Alfresco
3 3 (20.00%) Drupal
3 3 (20.00%) SilverStripe
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
1 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
1 8 (53.33%) JUnit
1 8 (53.33%) Maven
1 8 (53.33%) Mockito
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (53.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Spring
2 8 (53.33%) Java EE
3 3 (20.00%) Laravel
3 3 (20.00%) Symfony
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (20.00%) XSLT
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (13.33%) Spring MVC
4 2 (13.33%) Spring Security
4 2 (13.33%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) Ehcache
5 1 (6.67%) JSF
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) BPEL
2 8 (53.33%) BPMN
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (53.33%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) Migration
2 8 (53.33%) Pair Programming
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 8 (53.33%) TDD
2 8 (53.33%) Unit Testing
3 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) RDF
4 3 (20.00%) Release Management
4 3 (20.00%) Secure Coding
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) XPath
4 2 (13.33%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Telerik
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