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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 235 113 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.43% 23.69% 16.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.18% 24.73% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 70 33
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£400 £319 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% +13.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £249 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £109.38 £117.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-84.00% -6.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.56% -2.14%
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
668 457 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.02% 95.81% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 238 281
Average daily rate £400 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 0 132 £412 +17.57% 33
Abingdon +4 4 £400 +6.66% 7
Banbury -2 4 £350 - 4
Bicester - 2 £369 -
Kidlington - 2 £393 -
Witney 0 1 £300 +36.36% 6
Henley-on-Thames -1 1 £550 +46.66%
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 165 (47.01%) JavaScript
2 116 (33.05%) HTML
3 110 (31.34%) SQL
4 108 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (29.63%) CSS
6 82 (23.36%) .NET
6 82 (23.36%) PHP
7 69 (19.66%) Java
7 69 (19.66%) TDD
7 69 (19.66%) jQuery
8 65 (18.52%) XML
9 64 (18.23%) MySQL
10 63 (17.95%) SQL Server
11 61 (17.38%) C#
11 61 (17.38%) AngularJS
12 58 (16.52%) Oracle
13 52 (14.81%) Web Services
14 50 (14.25%) Amazon AWS
15 49 (13.96%) E-Commerce
16 48 (13.68%) JSON
17 47 (13.39%) ASP.NET
17 47 (13.39%) Git (software)
17 47 (13.39%) Node.js
18 44 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
19 43 (12.25%) ETL
19 43 (12.25%) HTML5
20 41 (11.68%) OO
21 38 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
22 37 (10.54%) Scrum
23 35 (9.97%) Web Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (13.39%) Node.js
2 23 (6.55%) JBoss
3 19 (5.41%) Drupal
4 18 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 14 (3.99%) Apache
6 13 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.42%) CMS
8 10 (2.85%) Confluence
9 8 (2.28%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.99%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
12 3 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.85%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.57%) Zimbra
13 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.42%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 25 (7.12%) Magento
2 5 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.14%) Adobe Campaign
4 3 (0.85%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 50 (14.25%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 9 (2.56%) GitHub
4 8 (2.28%) Amazon SQS
4 8 (2.28%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.14%) Boomi
6 3 (0.85%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.28%) Office 365
8 1 (0.28%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.42%) HTTP
2 8 (2.28%) Intranet
3 5 (1.42%) Network Security
4 1 (0.28%) PPTP
4 1 (0.28%) PPP
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) SMTP
4 1 (0.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.23%) MySQL
2 63 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 38 (10.83%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (8.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (8.26%) Oracle BI EE
6 22 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (4.27%) Oracle Database
10 13 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
11 12 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
11 12 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (3.42%) Relational Database
11 12 (3.42%) Redis
12 11 (3.13%) Big Data
12 11 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (2.85%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.99%) SAP Data Services
14 7 (1.99%) Oracle OWB
15 6 (1.71%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (13.39%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.27%) Visual Studio
3 17 (4.84%) JUnit
3 17 (4.84%) Jenkins
4 15 (4.27%) JIRA
5 14 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.42%) Grunt
7 11 (3.13%) Mockito
8 9 (2.56%) Subversion
9 7 (1.99%) PHPUnit
9 7 (1.99%) Bower
10 4 (1.14%) gulp
10 4 (1.14%) Bitbucket
10 4 (1.14%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.14%) Maven
11 3 (0.85%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.57%) NUnit
13 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.28%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 18 (5.13%) Finance
2 16 (4.56%) Publishing
3 12 (3.42%) Marketing
4 10 (2.85%) Games
5 7 (1.99%) Retail
6 6 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.42%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.14%) Electronics
8 4 (1.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (33.05%) HTML
2 104 (29.63%) CSS
3 82 (23.36%) .NET
4 69 (19.66%) jQuery
5 65 (18.52%) XML
6 61 (17.38%) AngularJS
7 52 (14.81%) Web Services
8 48 (13.68%) JSON
9 47 (13.39%) ASP.NET
10 43 (12.25%) HTML5
11 35 (9.97%) Spring
12 32 (9.12%) CSS3
13 25 (7.12%) Sass
13 25 (7.12%) RESTful
13 25 (7.12%) WPF
14 23 (6.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (6.27%) XSLT
16 20 (5.70%) WCF
17 17 (4.84%) REST
17 17 (4.84%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (2.85%) Computer Science
2 9 (2.56%) Semantic Web
2 9 (2.56%) User Experience
3 7 (1.99%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.71%) Blog
5 5 (1.42%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.42%) Inversion of Control
5 5 (1.42%) Raspberry Pi
6 4 (1.14%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.14%) NHS
6 4 (1.14%) Social Media
7 3 (0.85%) Mobile Games
8 2 (0.57%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.57%) DTV
8 2 (0.57%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.57%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.57%) Google Search Appliance
9 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.41%) Linux
2 21 (5.98%) Windows
3 13 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (2.56%) UNIX
5 7 (1.99%) Android
6 4 (1.14%) CentOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (19.66%) TDD
3 49 (13.96%) E-Commerce
4 44 (12.54%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (12.25%) ETL
6 41 (11.68%) OO
7 37 (10.54%) Scrum
8 35 (9.97%) Web Development
9 34 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (9.69%) MVC
10 31 (8.83%) SDLC
11 30 (8.55%) BDD
12 25 (7.12%) Software Engineering
13 22 (6.27%) Automated Testing
14 20 (5.70%) Kanban
14 20 (5.70%) OOP
14 20 (5.70%) Configuration Management
15 18 (5.13%) Project Management
16 17 (4.84%) Data Architecture
17 16 (4.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 165 (47.01%) JavaScript
2 110 (31.34%) SQL
3 82 (23.36%) PHP
4 69 (19.66%) Java
5 61 (17.38%) C#
6 30 (8.55%) T-SQL
7 19 (5.41%) PL/SQL
8 13 (3.70%) C++
8 13 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 13 (3.70%) Python
9 7 (1.99%) C++/CLI
9 7 (1.99%) PowerShell
9 7 (1.99%) VBA
10 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.71%) VBScript
10 6 (1.71%) C
11 4 (1.14%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.85%) XPath
12 3 (0.85%) Perl
12 3 (0.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (3.99%) Degree
2 5 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.85%) PhD
4 3 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.57%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.57%) MCTS
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.28%) MCPD
6 1 (0.28%) MCAD
6 1 (0.28%) MCSD
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.28%) QA
System Software
1 11 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) Firmware
2 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 19 (5.41%) Puppet
2 15 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (2.56%) Ansible
4 4 (1.14%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (16.52%) Oracle
2 28 (7.98%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.85%) Progress
4 6 (1.71%) Adobe
4 6 (1.71%) Perforce
5 5 (1.42%) Google
5 5 (1.42%) Apple
5 5 (1.42%) Cisco
5 5 (1.42%) SAP
5 5 (1.42%) Tableau
6 4 (1.14%) Eloqua
6 4 (1.14%) Dell
6 4 (1.14%) Aprimo
7 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.57%) Facebook
7 2 (0.57%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.28%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.28%) Twitter
8 1 (0.28%) Talend
8 1 (0.28%) hybris
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