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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 29 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.67% 0.36% 2.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.69% 0.38% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 10
Median daily rate £550 - £430
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.63 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.57% +14.80%

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
325 261 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 99.39% 95.26% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 208 226
Median daily rate £410 £385 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £520 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 27
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.80 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £18.25 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 25 (92.59%) Java
3 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (70.37%) Spring
5 18 (66.67%) TDD
6 16 (59.26%) Publishing
6 16 (59.26%) Scrum
7 15 (55.56%) JUnit
8 14 (51.85%) JBoss
8 14 (51.85%) WebSphere
8 14 (51.85%) Maven
8 14 (51.85%) Cucumber
9 13 (48.15%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (44.44%) SQL
10 12 (44.44%) Unit Testing
10 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
11 11 (40.74%) GitHub
11 11 (40.74%) Mockito
11 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (40.74%) BPMN
11 11 (40.74%) Java EE
11 11 (40.74%) BPEL
11 11 (40.74%) Pair Programming
11 11 (40.74%) WebSphere Process Server
11 11 (40.74%) Migration
12 10 (37.04%) Alfresco
12 10 (37.04%) DevOps
13 7 (25.93%) HTML5
13 7 (25.93%) RESTful
13 7 (25.93%) Tomcat

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 14 (51.85%) JBoss
1 14 (51.85%) WebSphere
2 13 (48.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (40.74%) WebSphere Process Server
4 10 (37.04%) Alfresco
5 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
6 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (11.11%) Apache
7 3 (11.11%) Apache Solr
7 3 (11.11%) Jetty
7 3 (11.11%) nginx
7 3 (11.11%) WebLogic
8 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) GitHub
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon S3
3 3 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Couchbase
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
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 15 (55.56%) JUnit
2 14 (51.85%) Cucumber
2 14 (51.85%) Maven
3 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 11 (40.74%) Mockito
5 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
6 3 (11.11%) Gradle
6 3 (11.11%) Selenium
6 3 (11.11%) Subversion
7 1 (3.70%) Spock
General
1 16 (59.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) Spring
2 11 (40.74%) Java EE
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
3 7 (25.93%) HTML5
3 7 (25.93%) RESTful
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 5 (18.52%) JSON
5 4 (14.81%) REST
5 4 (14.81%) XML
6 3 (11.11%) .NET
6 3 (11.11%) EJB
6 3 (11.11%) Lucene
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.41%) Node.js
8 1 (3.70%) CSS
8 1 (3.70%) CSS3
8 1 (3.70%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.70%) J2EE
8 1 (3.70%) JMS
8 1 (3.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (66.67%) TDD
4 16 (59.26%) Scrum
5 12 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 11 (40.74%) BPEL
6 11 (40.74%) BPMN
6 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (40.74%) Migration
6 11 (40.74%) Pair Programming
7 10 (37.04%) DevOps
8 4 (14.81%) BDD
8 4 (14.81%) Machine Learning
9 3 (11.11%) Build Automation
9 3 (11.11%) Coaching
9 3 (11.11%) Content Enrichment
9 3 (11.11%) Deep Learning
9 3 (11.11%) Neural Network
9 3 (11.11%) Open Source
9 3 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (92.59%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) Scala
5 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (11.11%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle