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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 49 58 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 31 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.65% 2.00% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.60% 2.47% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 15
Median daily rate £466 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £323 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £415 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £38.50 - £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
554 567 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 83.06% 81.12% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 430 301
Median daily rate £438 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.77 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £70.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 16 £500 +63.26% 15
Kidlington - 5 £450 - 2
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 39 (65.00%) Java
2 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (48.33%) Linux
4 25 (41.67%) C++
5 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 23 (38.33%) HTML
7 21 (35.00%) Tomcat
7 21 (35.00%) TDD
7 21 (35.00%) Spring
7 21 (35.00%) HTML5
7 21 (35.00%) AngularJS
8 20 (33.33%) MongoDB
9 19 (31.67%) Web Services
10 18 (30.00%) C#
10 18 (30.00%) .NET
10 18 (30.00%) JSON
10 18 (30.00%) Maven
10 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (28.33%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (28.33%) JUnit
11 17 (28.33%) Python
12 16 (26.67%) Oracle
12 16 (26.67%) XML
12 16 (26.67%) Web Development
13 14 (23.33%) RESTful
13 14 (23.33%) Open Source
13 14 (23.33%) Publishing
14 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
14 13 (21.67%) WebLogic
14 13 (21.67%) SQL

Software Engineering
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 21 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 13 (21.67%) JBoss
2 13 (21.67%) WebLogic
2 13 (21.67%) WebSphere
3 9 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (8.33%) CMS
5 5 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (8.33%) Umbraco
6 4 (6.67%) Apache
6 4 (6.67%) Apache Solr
6 4 (6.67%) Jetty
6 4 (6.67%) nginx
7 1 (1.67%) Confluence
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (15.00%) Amazon S3
2 9 (15.00%) Amazon SQS
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (6.67%) GitHub
5 2 (3.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) LDAP
1 1 (1.67%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (16.67%) KDB
3 9 (15.00%) Couchbase
3 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
4 6 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.67%) Big Data
6 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.67%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 18 (30.00%) Maven
2 17 (28.33%) JUnit
3 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.00%) Gradle
4 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (6.67%) Mockito
6 4 (6.67%) Selenium
6 4 (6.67%) Spock
6 4 (6.67%) Subversion
7 2 (3.33%) Jasmine
7 2 (3.33%) VectorCAST
8 1 (1.67%) JIRA
8 1 (1.67%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.67%) MSTest
8 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.67%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.67%) WiX
General
1 14 (23.33%) Publishing
2 11 (18.33%) Finance
3 10 (16.67%) Front Office
4 2 (3.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (73.33%) Developer
2 34 (56.67%) Software Engineer
3 25 (41.67%) Java Engineer
3 25 (41.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 21 (35.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 20 (33.33%) Java Developer
6 19 (31.67%) Java Software Developer
7 15 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
7 15 (25.00%) AWS Software Engineer
8 14 (23.33%) Agile Developer
8 14 (23.33%) Agile Java Developer
8 14 (23.33%) AWS Developer
9 11 (18.33%) C# Developer
10 10 (16.67%) Quantitative Developer
11 9 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
11 9 (15.00%) HTML Developer
12 8 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
12 8 (13.33%) MongoDB Developer
13 6 (10.00%) Angular Developer
13 6 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.33%) HTML
2 21 (35.00%) AngularJS
2 21 (35.00%) HTML5
2 21 (35.00%) Spring
3 19 (31.67%) Web Services
4 18 (30.00%) .NET
4 18 (30.00%) JSON
5 16 (26.67%) XML
6 14 (23.33%) RESTful
7 13 (21.67%) REST
8 10 (16.67%) Esper
8 10 (16.67%) NumPy
8 10 (16.67%) Pandas
8 10 (16.67%) Pyramid
8 10 (16.67%) SciPy
9 9 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (15.00%) CSS
9 9 (15.00%) EJB
10 5 (8.33%) XHTML
11 4 (6.67%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Visualisation
2 11 (18.33%) Hedge funds
3 10 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 10 (16.67%) Statistics
4 5 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.00%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.67%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Linux
2 9 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Unix
3 3 (5.00%) Windows CE
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.00%) TDD
3 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (26.67%) Web Development
5 14 (23.33%) Open Source
6 13 (21.67%) Unit Testing
7 12 (20.00%) Refactoring
7 12 (20.00%) Scrum
8 11 (18.33%) Content Enrichment
8 11 (18.33%) OO
9 10 (16.67%) BDD
9 10 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
9 10 (16.67%) Quantitative Trading
9 10 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
10 8 (13.33%) SDLC
11 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Data Migration
11 5 (8.33%) Kanban
11 5 (8.33%) Migration
12 4 (6.67%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) Java
2 25 (41.67%) C++
3 24 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 18 (30.00%) C#
5 17 (28.33%) Python
6 13 (21.67%) C
6 13 (21.67%) SQL
7 6 (10.00%) Scala
8 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.67%) Ruby
9 2 (3.33%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) HL7
1 1 (1.67%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.67%) ISO13485
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 5 (8.33%) Xamarin
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Perforce
5 1 (1.67%) Borland
5 1 (1.67%) New Relic
5 1 (1.67%) Remedy
5 1 (1.67%) SAP
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
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