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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 25 40 18
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 16 4 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.13% 1.42% 7.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 1.64% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 21
Median daily rate £600 £363 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -29.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £353 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £373 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

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
256 244 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.05% 86.52% 84.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 211 199
Median daily rate £500 £420 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -9.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 13
Median hourly rate £21.29 £67.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.45% +315.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £17.50 £13.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £23.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (74.29%) Java
3 25 (71.43%) Spring
4 23 (65.71%) Scrum
5 20 (57.14%) Publishing
6 19 (54.29%) JUnit
6 19 (54.29%) Maven
6 19 (54.29%) TDD
7 18 (51.43%) Cucumber
8 16 (45.71%) SQL
9 15 (42.86%) JBoss
9 15 (42.86%) WebSphere
10 14 (40.00%) Mockito
10 14 (40.00%) GitHub
10 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
10 14 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
11 13 (37.14%) HTML
11 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
11 13 (37.14%) Tomcat
12 12 (34.29%) HTML5
12 12 (34.29%) RESTful
12 12 (34.29%) Unit Testing
13 11 (31.43%) Java EE
13 11 (31.43%) BPMN
13 11 (31.43%) DevOps
13 11 (31.43%) Migration
13 11 (31.43%) WebSphere Process Server
13 11 (31.43%) BPEL
14 10 (28.57%) Pair Programming
14 10 (28.57%) Linux

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 15 (42.86%) JBoss
1 15 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 14 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (37.14%) Tomcat
4 11 (31.43%) WebSphere Process Server
5 10 (28.57%) Alfresco
6 9 (25.71%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (14.29%) Apache
7 5 (14.29%) Apache Solr
7 5 (14.29%) Jetty
7 5 (14.29%) nginx
8 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
9 1 (2.86%) CMS
9 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) GitHub
2 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
4 4 (11.43%) Amazon SQS
4 4 (11.43%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.29%) Couchbase
4 2 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (54.29%) JUnit
1 19 (54.29%) Maven
2 18 (51.43%) Cucumber
3 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (40.00%) Mockito
4 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.29%) Gradle
4 5 (14.29%) Selenium
4 5 (14.29%) Subversion
5 4 (11.43%) Spock
6 1 (2.86%) MSTest
General
1 20 (57.14%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Developer
1 27 (77.14%) Software Engineer
2 24 (68.57%) Java Engineer
2 24 (68.57%) Java Software Engineer
3 23 (65.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 23 (65.71%) Java Developer
3 23 (65.71%) Java Software Developer
4 13 (37.14%) AWS Engineer
4 13 (37.14%) AWS Software Engineer
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Developer
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Java Developer
5 12 (34.29%) AWS Developer
6 11 (31.43%) Software Developer
7 9 (25.71%) MongoDB Developer
8 5 (14.29%) HTML Developer
8 5 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (11.43%) Azure Developer
9 4 (11.43%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (11.43%) Azure Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) Spring
2 13 (37.14%) HTML
3 12 (34.29%) HTML5
3 12 (34.29%) RESTful
4 11 (31.43%) Java EE
5 10 (28.57%) Web Services
6 8 (22.86%) .NET
6 8 (22.86%) JSON
7 6 (17.14%) AngularJS
8 5 (14.29%) CSS
8 5 (14.29%) Lucene
9 4 (11.43%) EJB
9 4 (11.43%) J2EE
9 4 (11.43%) JMS
9 4 (11.43%) REST
9 4 (11.43%) XML
10 3 (8.57%) CSS3
10 3 (8.57%) Node.js
11 1 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (2.86%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (65.71%) Scrum
3 19 (54.29%) TDD
4 12 (34.29%) Unit Testing
5 11 (31.43%) BPEL
5 11 (31.43%) BPMN
5 11 (31.43%) DevOps
5 11 (31.43%) Migration
6 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (28.57%) Pair Programming
7 6 (17.14%) Open Source
8 5 (14.29%) Build Automation
8 5 (14.29%) Web Development
9 4 (11.43%) BDD
9 4 (11.43%) Content Enrichment
9 4 (11.43%) Kanban
10 2 (5.71%) Business Transformation
10 2 (5.71%) MVC
10 2 (5.71%) SDLC
11 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (74.29%) Java
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) Python
5 6 (17.14%) C++
6 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 5 (14.29%) Ruby
6 5 (14.29%) Scala
7 3 (8.57%) C#
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle
1 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
1 1 (2.86%) SAP
1 1 (2.86%) Sitecore
1 1 (2.86%) Xamarin