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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 50 46 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.18% 0.86% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.87% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £463 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
333 343 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.52% 98.00% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 264 94
Median daily rate £375 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 24
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.68 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.38% -7.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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
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 29 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) XSLT
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) 3D Visualisation
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) EJB
3 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) e-Learning

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 4 (50.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) EJB
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) Streaming Video
1 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) 3D Visualisation
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Java