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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 22 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 22 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.46% 5.31% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.57% 6.62% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 2
Median daily rate £475 £450 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
230 272 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 77.97% 80.24% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 226 96
Median daily rate £425 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £36.25 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.86% +132.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 June 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 June 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 24 (77.42%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) Linux
3 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (45.16%) C++
4 14 (45.16%) Oracle
4 14 (45.16%) AngularJS
5 12 (38.71%) Python
5 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (35.48%) Visualisation
6 11 (35.48%) MongoDB
6 11 (35.48%) Finance
7 10 (32.26%) OO
7 10 (32.26%) HTML
7 10 (32.26%) C
7 10 (32.26%) Refactoring
7 10 (32.26%) Algorithms
8 9 (29.03%) Pyramid
8 9 (29.03%) Pandas
8 9 (29.03%) Time Series Analysis
8 9 (29.03%) Esper
8 9 (29.03%) Quantitative Trading
8 9 (29.03%) Data Acquisition
8 9 (29.03%) Statistics
8 9 (29.03%) KDB
8 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
8 9 (29.03%) Open Source
8 9 (29.03%) Hedge funds
8 9 (29.03%) SciPy
8 9 (29.03%) NumPy
8 9 (29.03%) Front Office

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 6 (19.35%) JBoss
1 6 (19.35%) Tomcat
1 6 (19.35%) WebLogic
1 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon S3
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) MongoDB
2 9 (29.03%) KDB
3 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (6.45%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Redis
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Maven
2 6 (19.35%) JUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.45%) PHPUnit
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Vagrant
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) IntelliJ
4 1 (3.23%) Redmine
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Front Office
3 2 (6.45%) Publishing
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Software Engineer
3 12 (38.71%) Java Engineer
3 12 (38.71%) Java Software Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) Quantitative Developer
5 6 (19.35%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Angular Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C# Software Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Data Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Data Migration Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Data Migration Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) HTML Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Migration Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (16.13%) SQL Developer
7 3 (9.68%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) AngularJS
2 10 (32.26%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) Esper
3 9 (29.03%) NumPy
3 9 (29.03%) Pandas
3 9 (29.03%) Pyramid
3 9 (29.03%) SciPy
4 8 (25.81%) HTML5
4 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 8 (25.81%) XML
5 6 (19.35%) JSON
5 6 (19.35%) REST
5 6 (19.35%) Spring
6 5 (16.13%) XHTML
7 3 (9.68%) CSS
7 3 (9.68%) SOAP
8 2 (6.45%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (6.45%) EDI
8 2 (6.45%) EJB
8 2 (6.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Visualisation
2 10 (32.26%) Algorithms
3 9 (29.03%) Hedge funds
3 9 (29.03%) Statistics
4 5 (16.13%) Data Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.45%) Fintech
5 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.45%) Streaming Video
6 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
6 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (32.26%) OO
3 10 (32.26%) Refactoring
4 9 (29.03%) Data Acquisition
4 9 (29.03%) Open Source
4 9 (29.03%) Quantitative Trading
4 9 (29.03%) TDD
4 9 (29.03%) Time Series Analysis
4 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Business Analysis
5 5 (16.13%) Data Migration
5 5 (16.13%) Migration
6 4 (12.90%) Content Enrichment
6 4 (12.90%) Web Development
7 3 (9.68%) BDD
7 3 (9.68%) Kanban
7 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
7 3 (9.68%) MVC
8 2 (6.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) Java
2 14 (45.16%) C++
3 12 (38.71%) Python
4 10 (32.26%) C
5 8 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 7 (22.58%) C#
7 6 (19.35%) SQL
8 3 (9.68%) PHP
9 2 (6.45%) PHP 5
9 2 (6.45%) VB
9 2 (6.45%) VBA
10 1 (3.23%) F#
10 1 (3.23%) Haskell
10 1 (3.23%) Scala
10 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Ansible
2 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) New Relic