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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 46 43 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 14 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.92% 3.06% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 3.73% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Median daily rate £500 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £392 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £470 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
293 295 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 82.07% 82.17% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 257 107
Median daily rate £400 £413 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 16
Median hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.45 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 32 (86.49%) Java
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (56.76%) Linux
3 20 (54.05%) AngularJS
4 18 (48.65%) MongoDB
5 17 (45.95%) C++
6 16 (43.24%) Maven
7 15 (40.54%) Oracle
8 14 (37.84%) Python
9 13 (35.14%) Tomcat
9 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
9 13 (35.14%) Spring
9 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (32.43%) HTML5
10 12 (32.43%) Visualisation
10 12 (32.43%) Open Source
10 12 (32.43%) TDD
10 12 (32.43%) HTML
11 11 (29.73%) C
11 11 (29.73%) JUnit
11 11 (29.73%) OO
11 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (29.73%) JSON
11 11 (29.73%) Refactoring
11 11 (29.73%) Algorithms
12 10 (27.03%) Data Acquisition
12 10 (27.03%) Quantitative Trading
12 10 (27.03%) Pyramid
12 10 (27.03%) Pandas
12 10 (27.03%) Esper

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 13 (35.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (18.92%) JBoss
2 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
2 7 (18.92%) WebSphere
3 6 (16.22%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (5.41%) Apache
5 2 (5.41%) Apache Solr
5 2 (5.41%) Jetty
5 2 (5.41%) nginx
6 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (10.81%) GitHub
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) MongoDB
2 10 (27.03%) KDB
3 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.81%) Couchbase
5 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.70%) Big Data
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Maven
2 11 (29.73%) JUnit
3 7 (18.92%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (10.81%) Mockito
4 4 (10.81%) Spock
5 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.11%) Gradle
6 2 (5.41%) Selenium
6 2 (5.41%) Subversion
7 1 (2.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
1 10 (27.03%) Front Office
2 8 (21.62%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) Software Engineer
3 19 (51.35%) Java Engineer
3 19 (51.35%) Java Software Engineer
4 12 (32.43%) Java Developer
5 11 (29.73%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 11 (29.73%) Java Software Developer
6 10 (27.03%) Quantitative Developer
7 8 (21.62%) AWS Engineer
7 8 (21.62%) AWS Software Engineer
8 7 (18.92%) Agile Developer
8 7 (18.92%) HTML Developer
9 6 (16.22%) Agile Java Developer
9 6 (16.22%) Angular Developer
9 6 (16.22%) AWS Developer
9 6 (16.22%) C# Developer
9 6 (16.22%) C# Software Engineer
9 6 (16.22%) MongoDB Developer
10 5 (13.51%) Data Migration Engineer
10 5 (13.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) AngularJS
2 13 (35.14%) Spring
3 12 (32.43%) HTML
3 12 (32.43%) HTML5
4 11 (29.73%) JSON
5 10 (27.03%) Esper
5 10 (27.03%) NumPy
5 10 (27.03%) Pandas
5 10 (27.03%) Pyramid
5 10 (27.03%) SciPy
5 10 (27.03%) Web Services
6 7 (18.92%) REST
6 7 (18.92%) XML
7 6 (16.22%) RESTful
8 5 (13.51%) XHTML
9 4 (10.81%) .NET
9 4 (10.81%) J2EE
9 4 (10.81%) JMS
10 3 (8.11%) EJB
11 2 (5.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Visualisation
2 11 (29.73%) Algorithms
3 10 (27.03%) Hedge funds
3 10 (27.03%) Statistics
4 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.41%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (32.43%) Open Source
3 12 (32.43%) TDD
4 11 (29.73%) OO
4 11 (29.73%) Refactoring
5 10 (27.03%) Data Acquisition
5 10 (27.03%) Quantitative Trading
5 10 (27.03%) Time Series Analysis
5 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Scrum
7 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Content Enrichment
7 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
7 5 (13.51%) Kanban
7 5 (13.51%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) BDD
8 4 (10.81%) Web Development
9 2 (5.41%) Build Automation
9 2 (5.41%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 32 (86.49%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) C++
3 14 (37.84%) Python
4 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
5 11 (29.73%) C
6 9 (24.32%) SQL
7 8 (21.62%) C#
8 3 (8.11%) Scala
9 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.41%) Ruby
10 1 (2.70%) F#
10 1 (2.70%) Haskell
10 1 (2.70%) PHP
10 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.70%) Mesos
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) New Relic