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 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 36 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.63% 2.59% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.72% 2.62% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 1
Median daily rate £413 £470 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.23% +62.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.13 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.31% -
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
296 343 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 97.69% 98.56% 97.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 268 115
Median daily rate £375 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 26
Median hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 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 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (87.50%) Java
3 7 (43.75%) HTML5
3 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 7 (43.75%) Web Services
4 6 (37.50%) XML
4 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 6 (37.50%) JUnit
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
4 6 (37.50%) JBoss
4 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Spring
4 6 (37.50%) JSON
4 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 6 (37.50%) REST
5 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
5 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
5 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
5 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
5 5 (31.25%) XHTML
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 4 (25.00%) Content Enrichment
7 3 (18.75%) Web Development

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 6 (37.50%) JBoss
1 6 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 6 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Pig
3 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Redis
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Redmine
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) HTML5
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) JSON
2 6 (37.50%) REST
2 6 (37.50%) Spring
2 6 (37.50%) XML
3 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 5 (31.25%) XHTML
4 2 (12.50%) EJB
5 1 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (6.25%) Django
5 1 (6.25%) Middleware
5 1 (6.25%) OpenGL
5 1 (6.25%) Qt
5 1 (6.25%) RESTful
5 1 (6.25%) SOAP
5 1 (6.25%) WCF
5 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Integration
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
3 5 (31.25%) Data Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Content Enrichment
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Functional Programming
7 1 (6.25%) Machine Learning
7 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) SDLC
7 1 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) F#
6 1 (6.25%) Haskell
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 1 (6.25%) Mesos
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft