The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxfordshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 134 74 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 24.95% 16.41% 26.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.77% 17.49% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 41 95
Average daily rate £315 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
520 423 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.83% 93.79% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 221 291
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 80
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £10.33 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
South East

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 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +3 57 £305 -5.42% 46
Witney - 6 £290 - 10
Banbury 0 5 £388 +19.23% 3
Abingdon +1 4 £300 -25.00% 9
Faringdon - 3 £240 - 2
Henley-on-Thames - 3 £563 - 1
Bicester - 1 - - 5
Thame - 1 £285 - 3
Wallingford - 1 - - 2
Wantage - - - - 1
Burford - - - - 1
Kidlington - - - -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 78 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 77 (34.68%) HTML
2 77 (34.68%) .NET
3 76 (34.23%) SQL Server
4 73 (32.88%) SQL
5 71 (31.98%) CSS
6 69 (31.08%) C#
7 47 (21.17%) jQuery
8 41 (18.47%) PHP
9 40 (18.02%) ASP.NET
10 38 (17.12%) MySQL
11 37 (16.67%) MVC
12 33 (14.86%) HTML5
13 32 (14.41%) Ajax
14 29 (13.06%) XML
15 27 (12.16%) Web Services
15 27 (12.16%) Scrum
16 24 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (10.36%) CSS3
17 23 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (9.91%) Finance
18 22 (9.91%) Java
19 20 (9.01%) JSON
19 20 (9.01%) CMS
20 19 (8.56%) Web Development
20 19 (8.56%) TDD
21 18 (8.11%) Microsoft
22 17 (7.66%) Oracle
23 16 (7.21%) LAMP
23 16 (7.21%) Degree

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (9.01%) CMS
2 16 (7.21%) Drupal
3 9 (4.05%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (3.60%) WordPress
5 7 (3.15%) Umbraco
6 6 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.25%) WebSphere
7 5 (2.25%) ColdFusion
7 5 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.25%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.25%) MQSeries
7 5 (2.25%) Escenic
8 4 (1.80%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.90%) Apache
10 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.90%) SAS
11 1 (0.45%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.45%) Jetty
11 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.25%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.25%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (34.23%) SQL Server
2 38 (17.12%) MySQL
3 13 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (3.15%) QlikView
8 7 (3.15%) MS Access
8 7 (3.15%) Big Data
8 7 (3.15%) Couchbase
9 6 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (2.25%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.25%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.25%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.25%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.80%) OLAP
11 4 (1.80%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (6.76%) Subversion
2 9 (4.05%) NUnit
2 9 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.60%) MSTest
4 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.80%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.90%) Xcode
7 2 (0.90%) JIRA
8 1 (0.45%) JUnit
8 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.45%) QUnit
8 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.45%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (9.91%) Finance
2 5 (2.25%) Marketing
3 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.35%) Games
3 3 (1.35%) Electronics
3 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.90%) Publishing
5 1 (0.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (34.68%) HTML
1 77 (34.68%) .NET
2 71 (31.98%) CSS
3 47 (21.17%) jQuery
4 40 (18.02%) ASP.NET
5 33 (14.86%) HTML5
6 32 (14.41%) Ajax
7 29 (13.06%) XML
8 27 (12.16%) Web Services
9 24 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (10.36%) CSS3
11 20 (9.01%) JSON
12 16 (7.21%) LAMP
13 15 (6.76%) J2EE
14 14 (6.31%) .NET Framework
15 13 (5.86%) NHibernate
16 12 (5.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 11 (4.95%) LINQ
18 10 (4.50%) ActiveX
18 10 (4.50%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.86%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.70%) NHS
3 5 (2.25%) Social Network
3 5 (2.25%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.35%) Informatics
4 3 (1.35%) Biology
4 3 (1.35%) DTV
4 3 (1.35%) GIS
4 3 (1.35%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.35%) Social Media
4 3 (1.35%) iPad
5 2 (0.90%) iPhone
5 2 (0.90%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.90%) Statistics
6 1 (0.45%) CCTV
6 1 (0.45%) W3C
6 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.60%) Windows
2 4 (1.80%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.35%) Linux
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.67%) MVC
2 27 (12.16%) Scrum
3 23 (10.36%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (8.56%) Web Development
4 19 (8.56%) TDD
5 15 (6.76%) Software Engineering
6 14 (6.31%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (6.31%) Migration
7 13 (5.86%) E-Commerce
8 10 (4.50%) OOP
9 9 (4.05%) Unit Testing
9 9 (4.05%) CRM
10 8 (3.60%) Waterfall
10 8 (3.60%) BDD
10 8 (3.60%) UML
10 8 (3.60%) OOD
11 7 (3.15%) Web Design
11 7 (3.15%) OO
12 6 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (2.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 78 (35.14%) JavaScript
2 73 (32.88%) SQL
3 69 (31.08%) C#
4 41 (18.47%) PHP
5 22 (9.91%) Java
6 15 (6.76%) VB
7 11 (4.95%) VB6
7 11 (4.95%) C++
8 10 (4.50%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.70%) Python
9 6 (2.70%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.25%) PHP5
10 5 (2.25%) VBA
10 5 (2.25%) Scala
11 4 (1.80%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.35%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.90%) Ruby
14 1 (0.45%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 16 (7.21%) Degree
2 4 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.35%) CEH
3 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.25%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) Puppet
1 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.66%) Oracle
3 6 (2.70%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.25%) Adobe
4 5 (2.25%) JBoss
5 4 (1.80%) SAP
6 3 (1.35%) Telerik
6 3 (1.35%) Perforce
6 3 (1.35%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (0.90%) Facebook
7 2 (0.90%) Cognos
7 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.90%) Informatica
7 2 (0.90%) Google
8 1 (0.45%) DataFlux
8 1 (0.45%) Zend
8 1 (0.45%) Cerner
8 1 (0.45%) Twitter
8 1 (0.45%) Tableau
Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Salary: Salary £26,545 - £30,184 + additional £6.5k bioinformatics allowance p
Posted: 15 hours ago
Abingdon
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £301350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Henley-On-Thames
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford
Progressive Recruitment
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Rate: From £26,527 to £31,644 per annum (PR) Fixed term until 31.7.2015
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxfordshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 22 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + (Depending on experience)
Posted: 24 days ago