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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 53 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.28% 5.10% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 6.24% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 8
Average daily rate £375 £450 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +35.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £518 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £36.98
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +5.46%
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
436 513 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 79.71% 81.82% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 330 161
Average daily rate £415 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 23
Average hourly rate £67.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.75 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £27.50 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 4 £363 -26.02% 7
Wallingford - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 9 (39.13%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
4 7 (30.43%) HTML
5 6 (26.09%) C++
5 6 (26.09%) REST
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
5 6 (26.09%) Content Enrichment
6 5 (21.74%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
6 5 (21.74%) Spring
6 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
6 5 (21.74%) HTML5
6 5 (21.74%) Mockito
6 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
6 5 (21.74%) BDD
6 5 (21.74%) Amazon S3
6 5 (21.74%) JUnit
6 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
6 5 (21.74%) JBoss
6 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
7 4 (17.39%) OO
7 4 (17.39%) XML
7 4 (17.39%) OOD
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) C
7 4 (17.39%) MVC

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (21.74%) JBoss
1 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
1 5 (21.74%) WebLogic
1 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon S3
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) Junos
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) tcpdump
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) WebEx
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
1 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
1 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
3 2 (8.70%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Redis
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
1 5 (21.74%) JUnit
1 5 (21.74%) Mockito
2 2 (8.70%) Redmine
3 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.35%) Subversion
3 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Software Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Fortran Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Fortran Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) AWS Developer
6 3 (13.04%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) AWS Software Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Python Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) REST
4 5 (21.74%) HTML5
4 5 (21.74%) Spring
5 4 (17.39%) JSON
5 4 (17.39%) XML
6 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) Spring MVC
7 2 (8.70%) .NET
7 2 (8.70%) Celery
7 2 (8.70%) CSS
7 2 (8.70%) Django
7 2 (8.70%) Flask
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.35%) J2EE
8 1 (4.35%) LESS
8 1 (4.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Blog
3 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Content Enrichment
2 5 (21.74%) BDD
2 5 (21.74%) TDD
3 4 (17.39%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) OO
3 4 (17.39%) OOD
3 4 (17.39%) Parallel Programming
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) Network Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Python
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) C++
4 4 (17.39%) C
4 4 (17.39%) Fortran
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) PHP 5
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNA
1 1 (4.35%) CCNP
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) HP APS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) 3Com
1 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
1 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco
1 1 (4.35%) HP
1 1 (4.35%) Juniper
1 1 (4.35%) McAfee
1 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
1 1 (4.35%) SAP
1 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
1 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard
1 1 (4.35%) Websense
1 1 (4.35%) Xamarin
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