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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 32 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 15 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.46% 0.94% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 1.45% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Average daily rate
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£450 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 - £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 - £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +6.66%
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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
268 138 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.76% 64.79% 74.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 73 105
Average daily rate £412 £349 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.99% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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
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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015, 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 14 (45.16%) TDD
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 9 (29.03%) C#
5 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 7 (22.58%) Web Services
6 7 (22.58%) C++
6 7 (22.58%) .NET
6 7 (22.58%) Scrum
6 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
6 7 (22.58%) Spring
7 6 (19.35%) JSON
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) SQL
7 6 (19.35%) XML
7 6 (19.35%) UML
7 6 (19.35%) OOP
7 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
7 6 (19.35%) SDLC
8 5 (16.13%) OO
8 5 (16.13%) HTML
8 5 (16.13%) PHP
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) JUnit
8 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
8 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
8 5 (16.13%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (12.90%) JBoss
1 4 (12.90%) Node.js
2 3 (9.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Magento
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Redis
2 3 (9.68%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) JUnit
1 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Mockito
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 1 (3.23%) Electronics
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Publishing
1 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Software Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Real Time Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Java Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
1 7 (22.58%) Spring
2 6 (19.35%) XML
2 6 (19.35%) JSON
2 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
3 5 (16.13%) HTML5
3 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
3 5 (16.13%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) jQuery
4 4 (12.90%) WPF
4 4 (12.90%) WinForms
4 4 (12.90%) XSLT
4 4 (12.90%) J2EE
4 4 (12.90%) EJB
5 3 (9.68%) CSS
5 3 (9.68%) JSF
5 3 (9.68%) Spring MVC
5 3 (9.68%) REST
6 2 (6.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Semantic Web
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) Device Driver
2 2 (6.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Physics
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) UNIX
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) TDD
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (22.58%) Multithreading
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) UML
5 6 (19.35%) OOP
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 5 (16.13%) BDD
6 5 (16.13%) OO
6 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.90%) OOD
7 4 (12.90%) SOA
7 4 (12.90%) Web Development
7 4 (12.90%) Refactoring
7 4 (12.90%) DevOps
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (9.68%) MVC
9 2 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) C++
4 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded C
6 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
6 3 (9.68%) C
7 2 (6.45%) C++/CLI
7 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (3.23%) XQuery
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.68%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
3 2 (6.45%) Perforce
4 1 (3.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.23%) Infragistics
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