The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 138 125 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.25% 26.60% 26.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.32% 27.29% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 74 66
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £446 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £28.75 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
545 458 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.78% 97.45% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 255 227
Average daily rate £340 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 53
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Oxfordshire region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Oxfordshire region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 70 £328 -8.39% 29
Witney +1 5 £225 -13.46% 3
Abingdon -6 2 £400 +44.14% 5
Henley-on-Thames +5 1 £160 -58.70% 2
Banbury -3 1 £350 -
Bicester - - - - 1
Faringdon - - - - 2
Kidlington - - - - 2
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 2
Eynsham - - - -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title.

1 90 (35.16%) SQL
1 90 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 89 (34.77%) HTML
3 81 (31.64%) JavaScript
4 79 (30.86%) .NET
5 74 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (28.52%) C#
7 60 (23.44%) CSS
8 56 (21.88%) MVC
9 51 (19.92%) XML
10 46 (17.97%) jQuery
11 44 (17.19%) Java
12 42 (16.41%) ASP.NET
13 39 (15.23%) Web Services
14 35 (13.67%) MySQL
15 33 (12.89%) Oracle
15 33 (12.89%) PHP
16 32 (12.50%) TDD
17 29 (11.33%) HTML5
18 28 (10.94%) Ajax
19 26 (10.16%) Spring
20 24 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 24 (9.38%) J2EE
20 24 (9.38%) XSLT
20 24 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
21 23 (8.98%) WCF
22 22 (8.59%) VB.NET
22 22 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
23 21 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
23 21 (8.20%) MS Excel

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Developer in their job title 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 with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.30%) Apache
1 11 (4.30%) ColdFusion
2 8 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.34%) CMS
4 4 (1.56%) Drupal
4 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.17%) Joomla!
5 3 (1.17%) Node.js
5 3 (1.17%) WordPress
6 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.78%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.78%) Escenic
6 2 (0.78%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.39%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.39%) Alfresco
Applications
1 21 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.95%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (5.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.34%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (1.17%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.39%) Magento
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.39%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.73%) SaaS
3 5 (1.95%) GitHub
4 3 (1.17%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.78%) Force.com
5 2 (0.78%) Heroku
6 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.56%) HTTP
2 2 (0.78%) SSH
3 1 (0.39%) NFC
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (35.16%) SQL Server
2 35 (13.67%) MySQL
3 24 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (5.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (3.13%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.73%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.95%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.56%) Big Data
13 4 (1.56%) Couchbase
13 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (7.03%) Subversion
2 12 (4.69%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (2.34%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.56%) Ant
5 4 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.56%) Xcode
5 4 (1.56%) Maven
6 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.78%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.78%) Sublime Text
7 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.78%) JIRA
7 2 (0.78%) NUnit
7 2 (0.78%) Log4j
7 2 (0.78%) RSpec
7 2 (0.78%) MSTest
8 1 (0.39%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (5.86%) Marketing
2 12 (4.69%) Finance
3 6 (2.34%) Electronics
3 6 (2.34%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.34%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.34%) Games
4 5 (1.95%) Publishing
5 2 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Czech Language
6 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.39%) French Language
6 1 (0.39%) German Language
6 1 (0.39%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.39%) Slovak Language
6 1 (0.39%) Swedish Language
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (34.77%) HTML
2 79 (30.86%) .NET
3 60 (23.44%) CSS
4 51 (19.92%) XML
5 46 (17.97%) jQuery
6 42 (16.41%) ASP.NET
7 39 (15.23%) Web Services
8 29 (11.33%) HTML5
9 28 (10.94%) Ajax
10 26 (10.16%) Spring
11 24 (9.38%) XSLT
11 24 (9.38%) J2EE
12 23 (8.98%) WCF
13 21 (8.20%) .NET Framework
14 19 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (6.64%) REST
16 16 (6.25%) CSS3
17 14 (5.47%) Spring MVC
18 11 (4.30%) WPF
18 11 (4.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.13%) N-Tier
1 8 (3.13%) NHS
1 8 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (2.73%) Open Source
3 6 (2.34%) DTV
3 6 (2.34%) User Experience
4 5 (1.95%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.56%) Social Media
6 3 (1.17%) iPad
6 3 (1.17%) GIS
6 3 (1.17%) Animation
6 3 (1.17%) Physics
6 3 (1.17%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.78%) Social Network
7 2 (0.78%) iPhone
7 2 (0.78%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.78%) Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.42%) Windows
2 16 (6.25%) Linux
3 14 (5.47%) Apple iOS
4 10 (3.91%) Android
5 6 (2.34%) UNIX
6 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.39%) webOS
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.39%) Debian
7 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.91%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (21.88%) MVC
3 32 (12.50%) TDD
4 24 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (7.81%) Scrum
6 19 (7.42%) OO
7 18 (7.03%) Software Engineering
8 17 (6.64%) CRM
8 17 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.25%) BDD
10 15 (5.86%) Migration
11 14 (5.47%) Web Development
12 13 (5.08%) OOP
13 12 (4.69%) ETL
13 12 (4.69%) Waterfall
14 11 (4.30%) Unit Testing
15 10 (3.91%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (3.52%) SOA
16 9 (3.52%) E-Commerce
17 8 (3.13%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 90 (35.16%) SQL
2 81 (31.64%) JavaScript
3 73 (28.52%) C#
4 44 (17.19%) Java
5 33 (12.89%) PHP
6 22 (8.59%) VB.NET
7 15 (5.86%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.30%) VB
9 9 (3.52%) Python
9 9 (3.52%) Objective-C
9 9 (3.52%) VB6
10 8 (3.13%) Ruby
11 7 (2.73%) PHP5
12 5 (1.95%) Apex Code
13 4 (1.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 4 (1.56%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.56%) XPath
13 4 (1.56%) XQuery
13 4 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 8 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (2.34%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.78%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 33 (12.89%) Oracle
2 16 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 15 (5.86%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.13%) Facebook
4 8 (3.13%) SAP
5 6 (2.34%) Twitter
5 6 (2.34%) Google
6 5 (1.95%) Telerik
7 3 (1.17%) Jaspersoft
7 3 (1.17%) Informatica
7 3 (1.17%) Apple
8 2 (0.78%) JBoss
8 2 (0.78%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.39%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.39%) Adobe
9 1 (0.39%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.39%) Zend
9 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.39%) Sencha
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