The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 20 38 20
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 20 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.99% 1.81% 5.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 2.08% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 14
Median daily rate £550 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -13.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £350 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
270 240 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 80.84% 86.96% 83.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 202 205
Median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £148 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 8
Median hourly rate £34.10 £67.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.48% +365.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £17.50 £13.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (69.44%) Java
3 19 (52.78%) Scrum
3 19 (52.78%) Spring
4 18 (50.00%) TDD
5 16 (44.44%) Publishing
6 15 (41.67%) JUnit
7 14 (38.89%) SQL
7 14 (38.89%) JBoss
7 14 (38.89%) Maven
7 14 (38.89%) Cucumber
7 14 (38.89%) WebSphere
8 13 (36.11%) Unit Testing
8 13 (36.11%) WebSphere Application Server
9 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 11 (30.56%) GitHub
10 11 (30.56%) DevOps
10 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Process Server
10 11 (30.56%) Pair Programming
10 11 (30.56%) Migration
10 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (30.56%) BPMN
10 11 (30.56%) BPEL
10 11 (30.56%) Mockito
10 11 (30.56%) Java EE
11 10 (27.78%) Alfresco
12 9 (25.00%) HTML
12 9 (25.00%) Python
13 8 (22.22%) HTML5
14 7 (19.44%) RESTful

Software Engineering
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 (38.89%) JBoss
1 14 (38.89%) WebSphere
2 13 (36.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (30.56%) WebSphere Process Server
4 10 (27.78%) Alfresco
5 7 (19.44%) Tomcat
6 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (8.33%) Apache
7 3 (8.33%) Apache Solr
7 3 (8.33%) Jetty
7 3 (8.33%) nginx
7 3 (8.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
8 1 (2.78%) CMS
8 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (2.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (30.56%) GitHub
2 6 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.33%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 2 (5.56%) Couchbase
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) JUnit
2 14 (38.89%) Cucumber
2 14 (38.89%) Maven
3 12 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 11 (30.56%) Mockito
5 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
6 3 (8.33%) Gradle
6 3 (8.33%) Selenium
6 3 (8.33%) Subversion
7 1 (2.78%) MSTest
7 1 (2.78%) Spock
General
1 16 (44.44%) Publishing
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 22 (61.11%) Developer
3 18 (50.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 18 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (50.00%) Java Engineer
3 18 (50.00%) Java Software Developer
3 18 (50.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Software Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Developer
5 7 (19.44%) Agile Java Developer
5 7 (19.44%) AWS Developer
5 7 (19.44%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) AWS Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) MongoDB Developer
7 3 (8.33%) HTML Developer
7 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Agile Development Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Development Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (52.78%) Spring
2 11 (30.56%) Java EE
3 9 (25.00%) HTML
4 8 (22.22%) HTML5
5 7 (19.44%) RESTful
5 7 (19.44%) Web Services
6 5 (13.89%) .NET
6 5 (13.89%) JSON
7 4 (11.11%) CSS
7 4 (11.11%) REST
7 4 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (8.33%) EJB
8 3 (8.33%) Lucene
8 3 (8.33%) Node.js
9 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.56%) CSS3
10 1 (2.78%) PyQt
10 1 (2.78%) React
10 1 (2.78%) React Native
10 1 (2.78%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.78%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (52.78%) Scrum
3 18 (50.00%) TDD
4 13 (36.11%) Unit Testing
5 11 (30.56%) BPEL
5 11 (30.56%) BPMN
5 11 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (30.56%) DevOps
5 11 (30.56%) Migration
5 11 (30.56%) Pair Programming
6 4 (11.11%) BDD
6 4 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 4 (11.11%) Open Source
6 4 (11.11%) Web Development
7 3 (8.33%) Build Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Coaching
7 3 (8.33%) Content Enrichment
7 3 (8.33%) Deep Learning
7 3 (8.33%) Neural Network
8 2 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Java
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) Python
4 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.89%) C++
5 5 (13.89%) Scala
6 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.33%) Ruby
7 2 (5.56%) C#
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Mesos
1 1 (2.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
1 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
1 1 (2.78%) SAP
1 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
1 1 (2.78%) Xamarin