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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 170 133 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 25.60% 29.62% 30.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.69% 30.43% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 90 62
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£350 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £438 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
637 437 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.93% 97.33% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 242 198
Average daily rate £375 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 35 38
Average hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £35.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 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
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 20 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 88 £350 +9.37% 41
Abingdon -1 7 £375 - 9
Witney +1 4 £275 +5.76% 1
Henley-on-Thames +4 3 - - 4
Kidlington -1 1 £500 - 2
Banbury -6 1 £350 -
Bicester - - - -
Eynsham - - - -
Thame - - - - 1
Wallingford - - - - 3
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 109 (39.64%) HTML
2 88 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 85 (30.91%) SQL
4 81 (29.45%) CSS
4 81 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (29.09%) SQL Server
5 80 (29.09%) .NET
6 75 (27.27%) C#
7 59 (21.45%) XML
8 56 (20.36%) Java
9 54 (19.64%) MVC
10 46 (16.73%) Oracle
11 41 (14.91%) TDD
12 40 (14.55%) jQuery
13 38 (13.82%) Web Services
13 38 (13.82%) ASP.NET
13 38 (13.82%) MySQL
14 37 (13.45%) PHP
15 35 (12.73%) Spring
15 35 (12.73%) HTML5
16 32 (11.64%) Ajax
17 29 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (10.55%) WCF
18 28 (10.18%) .NET Framework
19 27 (9.82%) XSLT
19 27 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
20 25 (9.09%) J2EE
21 23 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
22 22 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 22 (8.00%) VB.NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (6.91%) Apache
2 11 (4.00%) CMS
2 11 (4.00%) Alfresco
3 10 (3.64%) Tomcat
3 10 (3.64%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.27%) ColdFusion
5 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.55%) Node.js
6 6 (2.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.45%) Drupal
9 3 (1.09%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.09%) WordPress
9 3 (1.09%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.36%) IIS
11 1 (0.36%) nginx
11 1 (0.36%) Liferay
Applications
1 15 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.55%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.36%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 13 (4.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
4 1 (0.36%) Agresso
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.36%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.82%) GitHub
3 4 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 4 (1.45%) SaaS
4 2 (0.73%) Heroku
4 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Force.com
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.36%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.09%) HTTP
1 3 (1.09%) Internet
2 2 (0.73%) SSH
3 1 (0.36%) NFC
3 1 (0.36%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (29.09%) SQL Server
2 38 (13.82%) MySQL
3 27 (9.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (7.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (5.82%) Oracle Database
8 14 (5.09%) Oracle Database 11g
9 12 (4.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.55%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (2.18%) MongoDB
12 5 (1.82%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
12 5 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (1.09%) Pentaho
14 3 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (6.55%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.18%) Subversion
3 12 (4.36%) Maven
4 8 (2.91%) JIRA
4 8 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.91%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.55%) Visual Studio
6 6 (2.18%) Ant
7 4 (1.45%) Selenium
7 4 (1.45%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.09%) Xcode
8 3 (1.09%) NUnit
9 2 (0.73%) RSpec
9 2 (0.73%) MSTest
9 2 (0.73%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.73%) Log4j
9 2 (0.73%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.73%) Sublime Text
9 2 (0.73%) Xdebug
General
1 16 (5.82%) Publishing
2 12 (4.36%) Finance
2 12 (4.36%) Marketing
3 6 (2.18%) Games
4 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.45%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.45%) Advertising
5 4 (1.45%) Electronics
6 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.73%) Banking
7 1 (0.36%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.36%) French Language
7 1 (0.36%) German Language
7 1 (0.36%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.36%) Slovak Language
7 1 (0.36%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (39.64%) HTML
2 81 (29.45%) CSS
3 80 (29.09%) .NET
4 59 (21.45%) XML
5 40 (14.55%) jQuery
6 38 (13.82%) Web Services
6 38 (13.82%) ASP.NET
7 35 (12.73%) Spring
7 35 (12.73%) HTML5
8 32 (11.64%) Ajax
9 29 (10.55%) WCF
10 28 (10.18%) .NET Framework
11 27 (9.82%) XSLT
12 25 (9.09%) J2EE
13 22 (8.00%) REST
13 22 (8.00%) CSS3
14 18 (6.55%) SOAP
15 17 (6.18%) RESTful
16 15 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.27%) Open Source
1 9 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.91%) N-Tier
3 7 (2.55%) NHS
4 6 (2.18%) Social Media
5 5 (1.82%) User Experience
5 5 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.45%) DTV
6 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.09%) GIS
7 3 (1.09%) W3C
7 3 (1.09%) Animation
7 3 (1.09%) Physics
8 2 (0.73%) Social Network
8 2 (0.73%) Clustering
8 2 (0.73%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.73%) iPad
9 1 (0.36%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.18%) Windows
2 16 (5.82%) Linux
3 15 (5.45%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.36%) Android
5 6 (2.18%) UNIX
6 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.36%) webOS
7 1 (0.36%) Debian
7 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (29.45%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (19.64%) MVC
3 41 (14.91%) TDD
4 29 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (7.27%) ETL
7 19 (6.91%) Scrum
8 17 (6.18%) Software Engineering
8 17 (6.18%) OO
8 17 (6.18%) CRM
9 15 (5.45%) BDD
10 14 (5.09%) SOA
11 12 (4.36%) Web Development
11 12 (4.36%) Workflow
11 12 (4.36%) Unit Testing
12 10 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (3.64%) Migration
13 9 (3.27%) OOP
13 9 (3.27%) MVVM
13 9 (3.27%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 85 (30.91%) SQL
3 75 (27.27%) C#
4 56 (20.36%) Java
5 37 (13.45%) PHP
6 22 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 15 (5.45%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.00%) Python
9 9 (3.27%) VB
9 9 (3.27%) Ruby
10 8 (2.91%) Objective-C
10 8 (2.91%) VB6
11 7 (2.55%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.18%) PHP5
12 6 (2.18%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
13 5 (1.82%) XPath
13 5 (1.82%) XQuery
14 4 (1.45%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.09%) Perl
16 2 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (2.91%) SC Cleared
1 8 (2.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.55%) Degree
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.73%) Shibboleth
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (3.64%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (2.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (2.18%) Puppet
3 5 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.36%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 46 (16.73%) Oracle
2 21 (7.64%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.27%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.91%) SAP
5 7 (2.55%) Facebook
5 7 (2.55%) Twitter
6 5 (1.82%) Telerik
7 4 (1.45%) Google
8 3 (1.09%) Jaspersoft
8 3 (1.09%) Sencha
8 3 (1.09%) Interwoven
8 3 (1.09%) Informatica
8 3 (1.09%) Apple
9 2 (0.73%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.73%) Zend
10 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.36%) Adobe
10 1 (0.36%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
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