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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 33 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 22 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.91% - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.02% - 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +13.71%

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
547 484 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.33% 94.90% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 375 375
Median daily rate £425 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £146 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £529 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 44
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £34.40 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 17 £600 - 7
Abingdon - 2 £350 - 1
Witney - 1 - -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (50.00%) Scrum
3 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (46.88%) Spring
4 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
5 13 (40.63%) Java EE
5 13 (40.63%) Maven
5 13 (40.63%) JUnit
5 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
5 13 (40.63%) Mockito
5 13 (40.63%) DevOps
6 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
6 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
6 12 (37.50%) GitHub
6 12 (37.50%) BPMN
6 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
6 12 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (37.50%) JBoss
6 12 (37.50%) BPEL
6 12 (37.50%) TDD
6 12 (37.50%) Pair Programming
6 12 (37.50%) WebSphere Process Server
6 12 (37.50%) Migration
7 11 (34.38%) Publishing
8 10 (31.25%) MVC
8 10 (31.25%) Alfresco
9 9 (28.13%) C#
10 6 (18.75%) PaaS

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 12 (37.50%) JBoss
1 12 (37.50%) WebSphere
1 12 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 12 (37.50%) WebSphere Process Server
2 10 (31.25%) Alfresco
3 4 (12.50%) Drupal
3 4 (12.50%) SilverStripe
4 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) GitHub
2 6 (18.75%) PaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
2 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (40.63%) JUnit
1 13 (40.63%) Maven
1 13 (40.63%) Mockito
2 12 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Ant
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 11 (34.38%) Publishing
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) Spring
2 13 (40.63%) Java EE
3 5 (15.63%) .NET
3 5 (15.63%) XML
4 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 4 (12.50%) Laravel
4 4 (12.50%) Symfony
4 4 (12.50%) XML Schema
4 4 (12.50%) XSLT
5 3 (9.38%) Spring MVC
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.25%) JSF
6 2 (6.25%) Spring Security
6 2 (6.25%) Spring Web Flow
7 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.13%) Node.js
7 1 (3.13%) Play Framework
7 1 (3.13%) React
7 1 (3.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (50.00%) Scrum
3 15 (46.88%) Software Engineering
4 13 (40.63%) DevOps
4 13 (40.63%) Unit Testing
5 12 (37.50%) BPEL
5 12 (37.50%) BPMN
5 12 (37.50%) Migration
5 12 (37.50%) Pair Programming
5 12 (37.50%) TDD
6 10 (31.25%) MVC
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.50%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 4 (12.50%) RDF
8 4 (12.50%) Release Management
8 4 (12.50%) Secure Coding
8 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) XPath
5 4 (12.50%) C++
5 4 (12.50%) Perl
5 4 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) Scala
7 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Google
2 2 (6.25%) Telerik
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat