The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 76 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.73% 0.58% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.60% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Software 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
662 670 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.08% 97.10% 97.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 494 344
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 38
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 5 (35.71%) XML
5 4 (28.57%) XSLT
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) CMS
5 4 (28.57%) Content Management
5 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (28.57%) PaaS
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) Docker
6 3 (21.43%) Microservices
6 3 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
6 3 (21.43%) Scala
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Google
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Spring
7 2 (14.29%) Streaming Video
7 2 (14.29%) EJB
7 2 (14.29%) Linux
7 2 (14.29%) Python

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) PaaS
2 3 (21.43%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) CSS
3 4 (28.57%) XSLT
4 2 (14.29%) EJB
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) Streaming Video
1 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Content Management
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (21.43%) Microservices
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) 3D Visualisation
3 2 (14.29%) Image Processing
3 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 7 (50.00%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) Java
4 5 (35.71%) PHP
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Scala
7 2 (14.29%) Python
8 1 (7.14%) SQL
8 1 (7.14%) VB
8 1 (7.14%) VBScript
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft