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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 47 42 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 16 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.31% 1.42% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.21% 1.76% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
Median daily rate £500 £306 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £221 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £391 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Software Engineering
Oxfordshire

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
307 284 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.75% 80.91% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 244 150
Median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £50.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.00% +257.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £55.50 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016, 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 33 (86.84%) Java
2 24 (63.16%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (52.63%) MongoDB
3 20 (52.63%) AngularJS
4 18 (47.37%) Maven
5 17 (44.74%) Tomcat
5 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
5 17 (44.74%) C++
5 17 (44.74%) HTML
5 17 (44.74%) Spring
6 16 (42.11%) HTML5
6 16 (42.11%) TDD
7 15 (39.47%) Oracle
8 14 (36.84%) Python
8 14 (36.84%) Web Services
8 14 (36.84%) Open Source
9 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (34.21%) JUnit
9 13 (34.21%) JSON
10 12 (31.58%) Visualisation
11 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
11 11 (28.95%) Refactoring
12 10 (26.32%) Algorithms
12 10 (26.32%) Quantitative Trading
12 10 (26.32%) Data Acquisition
12 10 (26.32%) Statistics
12 10 (26.32%) Finance
12 10 (26.32%) Publishing

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 17 (44.74%) Tomcat
2 9 (23.68%) JBoss
2 9 (23.68%) WebLogic
2 9 (23.68%) WebSphere
3 8 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (10.53%) Apache
5 4 (10.53%) Apache Solr
5 4 (10.53%) Jetty
5 4 (10.53%) nginx
6 1 (2.63%) CMS
6 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon S3
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (10.53%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) MongoDB
2 10 (26.32%) KDB
3 5 (13.16%) Couchbase
3 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
3 5 (13.16%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) Maven
2 13 (34.21%) JUnit
3 9 (23.68%) Cucumber
4 5 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.16%) Gradle
5 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (10.53%) Mockito
5 4 (10.53%) Selenium
5 4 (10.53%) Spock
5 4 (10.53%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.63%) MSTest
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
1 10 (26.32%) Front Office
1 10 (26.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (78.95%) Developer
2 22 (57.89%) Software Engineer
3 21 (55.26%) Java Engineer
3 21 (55.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 16 (42.11%) Java Developer
5 15 (39.47%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 15 (39.47%) Java Software Developer
6 11 (28.95%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (28.95%) AWS Software Engineer
7 10 (26.32%) Agile Developer
7 10 (26.32%) Agile Java Developer
7 10 (26.32%) AWS Developer
7 10 (26.32%) Quantitative Developer
8 9 (23.68%) HTML Developer
9 8 (21.05%) MongoDB Developer
10 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
11 6 (15.79%) Angular Developer
11 6 (15.79%) SQL Developer
12 5 (13.16%) Data Engineer
12 5 (13.16%) Data Migration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) AngularJS
2 17 (44.74%) HTML
2 17 (44.74%) Spring
3 16 (42.11%) HTML5
4 14 (36.84%) Web Services
5 13 (34.21%) JSON
6 10 (26.32%) Esper
6 10 (26.32%) NumPy
6 10 (26.32%) Pandas
6 10 (26.32%) Pyramid
6 10 (26.32%) RESTful
6 10 (26.32%) SciPy
7 9 (23.68%) REST
7 9 (23.68%) XML
8 7 (18.42%) .NET
9 5 (13.16%) EJB
9 5 (13.16%) XHTML
10 4 (10.53%) CSS
10 4 (10.53%) J2EE
10 4 (10.53%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Visualisation
2 10 (26.32%) Algorithms
2 10 (26.32%) Hedge funds
2 10 (26.32%) Statistics
3 5 (13.16%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.26%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 24 (63.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) TDD
3 14 (36.84%) Open Source
4 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.95%) Refactoring
5 11 (28.95%) Unit Testing
6 10 (26.32%) Data Acquisition
6 10 (26.32%) OO
6 10 (26.32%) Quantitative Trading
6 10 (26.32%) Time Series Analysis
7 9 (23.68%) Scrum
8 7 (18.42%) Content Enrichment
9 6 (15.79%) BDD
9 6 (15.79%) Web Development
10 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
10 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
10 5 (13.16%) Kanban
10 5 (13.16%) Migration
11 4 (10.53%) Build Automation
12 2 (5.26%) 3D Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) C++
2 17 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) Python
4 10 (26.32%) C
4 10 (26.32%) SQL
5 8 (21.05%) C#
6 5 (13.16%) Scala
7 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (10.53%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Oracle
2 1 (2.63%) New Relic
2 1 (2.63%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.63%) Xamarin