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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 52 43 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.96% 1.14% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 1.17% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £413 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £413 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £413 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
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
367 342 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 98.92% 97.44% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 276 170
Median daily rate £400 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 16
Median hourly rate £14.88 £15.86 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.21% -6.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 25 September 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (77.27%) Tomcat
2 17 (77.27%) Spring
3 14 (63.64%) HTML
3 14 (63.64%) HTML5
4 13 (59.09%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (59.09%) JSON
4 13 (59.09%) TDD
4 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
4 13 (59.09%) JUnit
4 13 (59.09%) Web Services
5 12 (54.55%) Linux
5 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (45.45%) Publishing
6 10 (45.45%) RESTful
7 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
7 9 (40.91%) JBoss
7 9 (40.91%) XML
7 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
7 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
7 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
7 9 (40.91%) REST
8 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
8 8 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (36.36%) Scrum
8 8 (36.36%) Maven
9 7 (31.82%) Content Enrichment
10 5 (22.73%) Relational Database

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 17 (77.27%) Tomcat
2 9 (40.91%) JBoss
2 9 (40.91%) WebLogic
2 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
3 8 (36.36%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (22.73%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (18.18%) Apache
5 4 (18.18%) Apache Solr
5 4 (18.18%) Jetty
5 4 (18.18%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon S3
2 5 (22.73%) Amazon SQS
3 4 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (18.18%) GitHub
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MongoDB
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (18.18%) Couchbase
3 4 (18.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) JUnit
2 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
3 8 (36.36%) Maven
4 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (18.18%) Gradle
4 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) Mockito
4 4 (18.18%) Selenium
4 4 (18.18%) Spock
4 4 (18.18%) Subversion
General
1 10 (45.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) Spring
2 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 14 (63.64%) HTML5
3 13 (59.09%) JSON
3 13 (59.09%) Web Services
4 10 (45.45%) RESTful
5 9 (40.91%) AngularJS
5 9 (40.91%) REST
5 9 (40.91%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) EJB
6 5 (22.73%) XHTML
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) J2EE
7 4 (18.18%) JMS
7 4 (18.18%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) Content Enrichment
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Data Migration
6 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 5 (22.73%) Web Development
7 4 (18.18%) Build Automation
7 4 (18.18%) Kanban
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) C#
5 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) Python
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby
5 4 (18.18%) Scala
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle