The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering 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
Software Engineering
Rank 36 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 35 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.98% 1.47% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.23% 2.14% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 3 8
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£425 £270 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -30.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £270 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £294 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +6.66%
Software Engineering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
562 327 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.94% 68.55% 73.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 189 239
Average daily rate £410 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £174.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
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 Software Engineering 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 -5 16 £450 - 16
Abingdon - 5 £413 - 2
Kidlington - 2 £430 -
Banbury - 1 £750 - 1
Faringdon - 1 £375 - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) TDD
2 23 (35.94%) C#
2 23 (35.94%) Java
3 18 (28.13%) Web Services
4 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
4 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (25.00%) XML
6 14 (21.88%) Linux
6 14 (21.88%) HTML
6 14 (21.88%) .NET
7 13 (20.31%) OOP
7 13 (20.31%) HTML5
8 12 (18.75%) jQuery
8 12 (18.75%) UML
8 12 (18.75%) C++
8 12 (18.75%) SQL
8 12 (18.75%) Spring
8 12 (18.75%) Scrum
9 11 (17.19%) JSON
10 10 (15.63%) JUnit
10 10 (15.63%) OO
10 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
10 10 (15.63%) WPF
10 10 (15.63%) AngularJS
11 9 (14.06%) Web Development
11 9 (14.06%) Degree
12 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
12 8 (12.50%) JBoss

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (12.50%) JBoss
2 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.81%) Node.js
4 5 (7.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.94%) Amazon SQS
2 7 (10.94%) Amazon S3
3 5 (7.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (1.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.56%) VPN
1 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.81%) Redis
2 5 (7.81%) Big Data
3 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) JUnit
2 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.25%) Mockito
5 3 (4.69%) Subversion
6 2 (3.13%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.56%) Ant
7 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.56%) RSpec
7 1 (1.56%) Maven
7 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (3.13%) Electronics
1 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (1.56%) Publishing
2 1 (1.56%) Military
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Software Engineer
2 25 (39.06%) Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Front-End Web Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.13%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.13%) Web Services
2 16 (25.00%) XML
3 14 (21.88%) HTML
3 14 (21.88%) .NET
4 13 (20.31%) HTML5
5 12 (18.75%) jQuery
5 12 (18.75%) Spring
6 11 (17.19%) JSON
7 10 (15.63%) WPF
7 10 (15.63%) AngularJS
8 8 (12.50%) EJB
8 8 (12.50%) CSS
9 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
9 7 (10.94%) WinForms
10 6 (9.38%) Hibernate
10 6 (9.38%) CSS3
11 5 (7.81%) XSLT
11 5 (7.81%) REST
12 4 (6.25%) RESTful
12 4 (6.25%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.25%) Semantic Web
2 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.25%) Informatics
3 3 (4.69%) Device Driver
3 3 (4.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.13%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.56%) CUDA
5 1 (1.56%) Life Science
5 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.56%) Robotics
5 1 (1.56%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) UNIX
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) ThreadX
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) TDD
3 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (20.31%) OOP
5 12 (18.75%) UML
5 12 (18.75%) Scrum
6 10 (15.63%) OO
7 9 (14.06%) Web Development
8 8 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
8 8 (12.50%) BDD
9 7 (10.94%) SDLC
9 7 (10.94%) OOD
9 7 (10.94%) Refactoring
10 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (6.25%) DevOps
12 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.25%) SOA
12 4 (6.25%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) C#
1 23 (35.94%) Java
2 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
3 12 (18.75%) C++
3 12 (18.75%) SQL
4 8 (12.50%) PHP
5 6 (9.38%) Python
5 6 (9.38%) C
6 5 (7.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.81%) Embedded C
7 4 (6.25%) Embedded C++
7 4 (6.25%) C++/CLI
8 2 (3.13%) Ruby
9 1 (1.56%) XPath
9 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
1 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle
3 5 (7.81%) Perforce
4 1 (1.56%) VMware
4 1 (1.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.56%) Infragistics
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