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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 114 134 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 15.53% 24.81% 16.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.59% 25.77% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 94 43
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£365 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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
687 520 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 93.60% 96.30% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 284 230
Average daily rate £400 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 46 50
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.85 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.95 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -3 61 £386 +26.63% 61
Abingdon -1 7 £425 +41.66% 9
Bicester +3 2 £375 - 1
Faringdon 0 1 £275 +14.58% 2
Henley-on-Thames 0 1 £200 -41.81% 1
Kidlington - - - - 2
Thame - - - - 1
Wallingford - - - - 6
Wantage - - - -
Witney - - - - 4
Banbury - - - - 3
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 89 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (31.20%) Java
3 68 (25.56%) HTML
4 65 (24.44%) JavaScript
5 63 (23.68%) CSS
6 60 (22.56%) .NET
7 53 (19.92%) Oracle
8 52 (19.55%) C#
9 50 (18.80%) Web Services
10 45 (16.92%) TDD
11 44 (16.54%) SQL
12 43 (16.17%) XML
13 39 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
14 38 (14.29%) PHP
15 34 (12.78%) SQL Server
15 34 (12.78%) ETL
16 33 (12.41%) SOA
16 33 (12.41%) Software Engineering
16 33 (12.41%) HTML5
17 32 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (11.65%) Data Warehouse
18 31 (11.65%) Linux
19 30 (11.28%) Oracle Fusion
20 29 (10.90%) Oracle ADF
21 28 (10.53%) Scrum
21 28 (10.53%) MySQL
21 28 (10.53%) WCF
22 27 (10.15%) Spring
22 27 (10.15%) Publishing
23 26 (9.77%) Oracle SOA Suite

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 26 (9.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 23 (8.65%) WebLogic
3 22 (8.27%) CMS
4 20 (7.52%) Apache
5 18 (6.77%) Tomcat
6 13 (4.89%) Umbraco
7 12 (4.51%) Drupal
7 12 (4.51%) JBoss
8 10 (3.76%) WebSphere
8 10 (3.76%) Node.js
9 6 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.88%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.88%) Zimbra
10 5 (1.88%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.88%) Alfresco
11 4 (1.50%) ExpressionEngine
11 4 (1.50%) Liferay
11 4 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (4.14%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
2 11 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.50%) Magento
3 4 (1.50%) Tridion
4 2 (0.75%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.38%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (14.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.26%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (2.26%) Amazon S3
3 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.75%) Office 365
6 1 (0.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.14%) Network Security
2 3 (1.13%) DNS
3 1 (0.38%) SSL
3 1 (0.38%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) PPTP
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) VLAN
3 1 (0.38%) SMTP
3 1 (0.38%) DHCP
3 1 (0.38%) PPP
3 1 (0.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.65%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (10.53%) MySQL
4 19 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
5 14 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (4.89%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.89%) Big Data
7 11 (4.14%) NoSQL
7 11 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.38%) Oracle Database
10 8 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.63%) MongoDB
12 6 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (2.26%) Apache Hive
12 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (2.26%) SAP Data Services
13 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.88%) Data Mart
14 4 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (7.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.38%) Maven
3 8 (3.01%) JUnit
4 7 (2.63%) JIRA
4 7 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 7 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.26%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.88%) Subversion
7 4 (1.50%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.13%) Ant
8 3 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.13%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.13%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.75%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.75%) Eclipse RCP
9 2 (0.75%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.75%) Grunt
9 2 (0.75%) Bower
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.38%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (10.15%) Publishing
2 4 (1.50%) Marketing
2 4 (1.50%) Electronics
2 4 (1.50%) Finance
3 3 (1.13%) Games
4 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (25.56%) HTML
2 63 (23.68%) CSS
3 60 (22.56%) .NET
4 50 (18.80%) Web Services
5 43 (16.17%) XML
6 33 (12.41%) HTML5
7 30 (11.28%) Oracle Fusion
8 29 (10.90%) Oracle ADF
9 28 (10.53%) WCF
10 27 (10.15%) Spring
11 25 (9.40%) CSS3
12 24 (9.02%) jQuery
13 23 (8.65%) ASP.NET
14 20 (7.52%) Middleware
14 20 (7.52%) JSON
15 17 (6.39%) Ajax
15 17 (6.39%) .NET Framework
16 16 (6.02%) REST
16 16 (6.02%) AngularJS
17 14 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.14%) Raspberry Pi
2 10 (3.76%) Digital Media
3 9 (3.38%) User Experience
4 8 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.63%) Data Extraction
6 6 (2.26%) iPhone
6 6 (2.26%) Open Source
6 6 (2.26%) iPad
6 6 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.88%) Google Search Appliance
8 4 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.50%) Social Media
8 4 (1.50%) NHS
8 4 (1.50%) Grid Computing
9 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.75%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.75%) PKI
10 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.65%) Linux
2 12 (4.51%) UNIX
3 8 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.26%) Windows
5 4 (1.50%) Android
6 3 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.75%) CentOS
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (33.46%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (16.92%) TDD
3 34 (12.78%) ETL
4 33 (12.41%) SOA
4 33 (12.41%) Software Engineering
5 32 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (10.53%) Scrum
7 25 (9.40%) OO
8 18 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (6.39%) CRM
9 17 (6.39%) MVC
10 16 (6.02%) Data Architecture
10 16 (6.02%) BDD
11 15 (5.64%) Web Development
11 15 (5.64%) Project Management
12 14 (5.26%) Web Design
13 11 (4.14%) Systems Analysis
13 11 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (4.14%) Cyber Security
13 11 (4.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 83 (31.20%) Java
2 65 (24.44%) JavaScript
3 52 (19.55%) C#
4 44 (16.54%) SQL
5 38 (14.29%) PHP
6 14 (5.26%) Python
7 13 (4.89%) XQuery
7 13 (4.89%) XPath
8 10 (3.76%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.38%) Apex Code
10 8 (3.01%) C++
11 7 (2.63%) Scala
12 6 (2.26%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.88%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.50%) Perl
14 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.13%) C
15 3 (1.13%) VBA
16 2 (0.75%) Embedded C
16 2 (0.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (3.76%) Degree
3 4 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) MCAD
5 1 (0.38%) MCSD
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) MCTS
5 1 (0.38%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.13%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) HDFS
3 1 (0.38%) Firmware
3 1 (0.38%) Varnish
3 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 14 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (2.26%) Puppet
3 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.75%) Ansible
4 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.38%) Nagios
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 53 (19.92%) Oracle
2 25 (9.40%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.14%) Cisco
3 11 (4.14%) Apple
4 9 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (2.63%) Twitter
6 6 (2.26%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.26%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.88%) Google
8 4 (1.50%) DataFlux
8 4 (1.50%) Adobe
9 3 (1.13%) SAP
9 3 (1.13%) Siebel
10 2 (0.75%) Tableau
10 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.75%) Cognos
10 2 (0.75%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.75%) Zend
10 2 (0.75%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.38%) Perforce
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