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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 38 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.06% 5.74% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 7.07% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 5
Average daily rate £350 £450 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +21.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
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
247 297 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 86.97% 81.15% 74.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 197 82
Average daily rate £420 £450 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +23.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 7
Average hourly rate £67.50 £18.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+264.86% -50.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.63 £24.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) REST
3 5 (41.67%) Content Enrichment
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) Mockito
4 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (33.33%) JBoss
4 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) XML
4 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) Big Data
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) JBoss
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Pig
3 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Junos
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
1 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
1 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (25.00%) Big Data
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (16.67%) Apache Hive
3 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 2 (16.67%) Redis
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Mockito
2 2 (16.67%) Redmine
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) AWS Developer
5 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) AWS Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) REST
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) JSON
5 3 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Celery
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
6 2 (16.67%) Django
6 2 (16.67%) Flask
6 2 (16.67%) jQuery
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) EDI
7 1 (8.33%) LESS
7 1 (8.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Content Enrichment
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP 5
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) HP APS
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) 3Com
1 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
1 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
1 1 (8.33%) Juniper
1 1 (8.33%) ProCurve
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
1 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
1 1 (8.33%) Xamarin
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