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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 36 51 37
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 33 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.34% 2.86% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% 3.59% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 24
Median daily rate £508 £420 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.95% -18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £378 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £475 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -7.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
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
533 446 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 86.25% 79.79% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 322 432
Median daily rate £463 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 32
Median hourly rate £17.43 £55.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.30% +182.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £137.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +7 19 £575 +35.29% 11
Abingdon - 3 - -
Kidlington - 2 £429 - 3
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £275 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (59.65%) Java
3 27 (47.37%) Spring
4 25 (43.86%) Scrum
5 23 (40.35%) Publishing
6 21 (36.84%) TDD
7 20 (35.09%) Maven
7 20 (35.09%) JUnit
8 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (33.33%) Cucumber
9 18 (31.58%) C++
9 18 (31.58%) Linux
10 17 (29.82%) Tomcat
10 17 (29.82%) SQL
11 16 (28.07%) RESTful
11 16 (28.07%) HTML
11 16 (28.07%) Python
11 16 (28.07%) JBoss
11 16 (28.07%) WebSphere
12 15 (26.32%) Unit Testing
12 15 (26.32%) Web Services
12 15 (26.32%) .NET
12 15 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (26.32%) HTML5
13 14 (24.56%) MongoDB
13 14 (24.56%) C#
14 13 (22.81%) Web Development
14 13 (22.81%) JSON
14 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (29.82%) Tomcat
2 16 (28.07%) JBoss
2 16 (28.07%) WebSphere
3 15 (26.32%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (15.79%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (14.04%) WebLogic
5 8 (14.04%) WebSphere Process Server
6 7 (12.28%) Alfresco
7 5 (8.77%) Apache
7 5 (8.77%) Apache Solr
7 5 (8.77%) CMS
7 5 (8.77%) Jetty
7 5 (8.77%) nginx
7 5 (8.77%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (8.77%) Umbraco
8 2 (3.51%) Confluence
9 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.30%) GitHub
3 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (14.04%) Amazon S3
4 8 (14.04%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (8.77%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (8.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) MongoDB
2 10 (17.54%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.79%) Couchbase
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.02%) KDB
6 2 (3.51%) MS Access
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.51%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.75%) MySQL
7 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.75%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) JUnit
1 20 (35.09%) Maven
2 19 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
3 11 (19.30%) Mockito
4 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.53%) Gradle
6 5 (8.77%) Selenium
6 5 (8.77%) Subversion
7 4 (7.02%) Spock
8 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.51%) JIRA
8 2 (3.51%) Liquibase
8 2 (3.51%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.75%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.75%) MSTest
9 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.75%) WiX
General
1 23 (40.35%) Publishing
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Front Office
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (77.19%) Developer
2 34 (59.65%) Software Engineer
3 25 (43.86%) Java Engineer
3 25 (43.86%) Java Software Engineer
4 24 (42.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 24 (42.11%) Java Developer
4 24 (42.11%) Java Software Developer
5 17 (29.82%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (29.82%) AWS Software Engineer
6 16 (28.07%) Agile Developer
6 16 (28.07%) Agile Java Developer
6 16 (28.07%) AWS Developer
7 11 (19.30%) Software Developer
8 9 (15.79%) MongoDB Developer
9 8 (14.04%) C# Developer
10 7 (12.28%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (8.77%) HTML Developer
11 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Engineer
11 5 (8.77%) Web Developer
12 4 (7.02%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) Spring
2 16 (28.07%) HTML
2 16 (28.07%) RESTful
3 15 (26.32%) .NET
3 15 (26.32%) HTML5
3 15 (26.32%) Web Services
4 13 (22.81%) JSON
5 11 (19.30%) AngularJS
6 10 (17.54%) XML
7 8 (14.04%) EJB
7 8 (14.04%) Java EE
7 8 (14.04%) REST
8 7 (12.28%) CSS
9 5 (8.77%) .NET Framework
9 5 (8.77%) Lucene
10 4 (7.02%) Esper
10 4 (7.02%) NumPy
10 4 (7.02%) Pandas
10 4 (7.02%) Pyramid
10 4 (7.02%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Visualisation
2 4 (7.02%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.02%) Hedge funds
2 4 (7.02%) Statistics
3 3 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Economics
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.86%) Scrum
3 21 (36.84%) TDD
4 19 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (26.32%) Unit Testing
6 13 (22.81%) Web Development
7 10 (17.54%) Migration
8 9 (15.79%) Open Source
9 8 (14.04%) BDD
9 8 (14.04%) BPEL
9 8 (14.04%) BPMN
9 8 (14.04%) Content Enrichment
9 8 (14.04%) Pair Programming
10 7 (12.28%) DevOps
11 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
11 6 (10.53%) SDLC
12 5 (8.77%) Build Automation
12 5 (8.77%) Refactoring
13 4 (7.02%) Quantitative Trading
13 4 (7.02%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) Java
2 19 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (31.58%) C++
4 17 (29.82%) SQL
5 16 (28.07%) Python
6 14 (24.56%) C#
7 6 (10.53%) Scala
8 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
8 5 (8.77%) C
8 5 (8.77%) Ruby
9 2 (3.51%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.75%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.75%) Perl
10 1 (1.75%) PHP
10 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Sitecore
2 5 (8.77%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Talend
5 1 (1.75%) Alias
5 1 (1.75%) Perforce
5 1 (1.75%) RedGate
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Sophos
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