The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 42 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.65% 2.85% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.97% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
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£270 £388 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.32% -29.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £25.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +77.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
323 353 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 66.74% 71.75% 66.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 239 190
Average daily rate £360 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 27
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.50 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Engineering
South East

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 25 July 2014. 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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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 -7 3 - - 7
Henley-on-Thames -2 1 £300 -22.58%
Kidlington - - - - 1
Abingdon - - - - 2
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Wallingford - - - -
Witney - - - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (32.14%) C++
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) Workflow
5 5 (17.86%) Windows
6 4 (14.29%) OO
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) C
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (10.71%) Degree
7 3 (10.71%) Retail
7 3 (10.71%) VB6
7 3 (10.71%) Workflow Management
7 3 (10.71%) OCX
7 3 (10.71%) Project Management
7 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
7 3 (10.71%) Publishing
7 3 (10.71%) HTML
7 3 (10.71%) VB
7 3 (10.71%) ActiveX
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.14%) UML
8 2 (7.14%) OOP
8 2 (7.14%) OOD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Xcode
2 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) GNU Toolchain
2 1 (3.57%) JUnit
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (10.71%) Publishing
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Aerospace
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Software Engineer
2 11 (39.29%) Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) VB Developer
5 3 (10.71%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 3 (10.71%) VB Software Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Software Programmer
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Android Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Android Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) ActiveX
2 3 (10.71%) OCX
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) HTML5
3 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) Java EE
4 1 (3.57%) JSON
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) WPF
4 1 (3.57%) LINQ
4 1 (3.57%) jQuery
4 1 (3.57%) Qt
4 1 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) COM
4 1 (3.57%) J2SE
4 1 (3.57%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) iPhone
2 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 2 (7.14%) Physics
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) SCORM
3 1 (3.57%) CCTV
3 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) DTV
3 1 (3.57%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 5 (17.86%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Workflow
2 4 (14.29%) Scrum
2 4 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.71%) Workflow Management
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Android Development
4 2 (7.14%) iOS Development
4 2 (7.14%) Information Management
4 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Web Development
4 2 (7.14%) UML
4 2 (7.14%) OOP
4 2 (7.14%) OOD
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C++
2 6 (21.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) C
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) VB
4 3 (10.71%) VB6
5 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded C++
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
6 1 (3.57%) ECMAScript
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
6 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) SAP
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) Facebook
1 1 (3.57%) Twitter
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