The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxford region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 30 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.99% 0.69% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.08% 0.73% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 12
Median daily rate £600 £475 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -8.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +8.97%

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
319 274 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.85% 94.16% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 227 200
Median daily rate £450 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £145 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £75.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (96.30%) Java
3 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (92.59%) Spring
4 20 (74.07%) Scrum
4 20 (74.07%) Publishing
5 19 (70.37%) JUnit
5 19 (70.37%) Maven
5 19 (70.37%) TDD
6 18 (66.67%) Cucumber
7 15 (55.56%) WebSphere
7 15 (55.56%) JBoss
7 15 (55.56%) SQL
8 14 (51.85%) WebSphere Application Server
8 14 (51.85%) Mockito
8 14 (51.85%) GitHub
8 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
9 13 (48.15%) Tomcat
10 12 (44.44%) RESTful
11 11 (40.74%) BPMN
11 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
11 11 (40.74%) Java EE
11 11 (40.74%) WebSphere Process Server
11 11 (40.74%) BPEL
11 11 (40.74%) Migration
12 10 (37.04%) Web Services
12 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
12 10 (37.04%) HTML
12 10 (37.04%) Pair Programming
12 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration

Software Engineer 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 15 (55.56%) JBoss
1 15 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 14 (51.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (48.15%) Tomcat
4 11 (40.74%) WebSphere Process Server
5 10 (37.04%) Alfresco
6 9 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (18.52%) Apache
7 5 (18.52%) Apache Solr
7 5 (18.52%) Jetty
7 5 (18.52%) nginx
8 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) GitHub
2 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (14.81%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.81%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (70.37%) JUnit
1 19 (70.37%) Maven
2 18 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 14 (51.85%) Jenkins
3 14 (51.85%) Mockito
4 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
4 5 (18.52%) Gradle
4 5 (18.52%) Selenium
4 5 (18.52%) Subversion
5 4 (14.81%) Spock
General
1 20 (74.07%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (92.59%) Spring
2 12 (44.44%) RESTful
3 11 (40.74%) Java EE
4 10 (37.04%) HTML
4 10 (37.04%) HTML5
4 10 (37.04%) Web Services
5 8 (29.63%) JSON
6 5 (18.52%) .NET
6 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
6 5 (18.52%) Lucene
7 4 (14.81%) EJB
7 4 (14.81%) J2EE
7 4 (14.81%) JMS
7 4 (14.81%) REST
7 4 (14.81%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) Node.js
9 1 (3.70%) CSS
9 1 (3.70%) CSS3
9 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
9 1 (3.70%) React
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (74.07%) Scrum
4 19 (70.37%) TDD
5 11 (40.74%) BPEL
5 11 (40.74%) BPMN
5 11 (40.74%) Migration
5 11 (40.74%) Unit Testing
6 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (37.04%) DevOps
6 10 (37.04%) Pair Programming
7 5 (18.52%) Build Automation
7 5 (18.52%) Open Source
8 4 (14.81%) BDD
8 4 (14.81%) Content Enrichment
8 4 (14.81%) Kanban
8 4 (14.81%) Web Development
9 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.70%) MVC
9 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Python
5 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
5 5 (18.52%) C++
5 5 (18.52%) Ruby
5 5 (18.52%) Scala
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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