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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 32 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 23 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.99% 2.80% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 3.83% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 2
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£375 £381 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +17.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £220 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
417 339 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 72.27% 73.06% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 206 164
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.20 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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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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 -2 9 £375 +7.14% 13
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Banbury - - - - 1
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 17 (48.57%) Java
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) XML
3 13 (37.14%) Oracle
4 12 (34.29%) J2EE
4 12 (34.29%) HTML
4 12 (34.29%) XSLT
4 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (31.43%) Spring
5 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (25.71%) TDD
6 9 (25.71%) Linux
7 8 (22.86%) Web Services
7 8 (22.86%) C++
8 7 (20.00%) C
8 7 (20.00%) MVC
9 6 (17.14%) Spring MVC
9 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
10 5 (14.29%) Ajax
10 5 (14.29%) Publishing
10 5 (14.29%) Firmware
10 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.29%) BDD
10 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle BPM
11 4 (11.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle Identity Management
11 4 (11.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (11.43%) Ant

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4 (11.43%) WebLogic
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Wireless
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.71%) JasperReports
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) Couchbase
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Ant
1 4 (11.43%) Maven
2 2 (5.71%) Log4j
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
3 1 (2.86%) Xcode
3 1 (2.86%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) GNU Toolchain
3 1 (2.86%) JUnit
3 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (14.29%) Publishing
2 3 (8.57%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.71%) Automotive
3 2 (5.71%) Electronics
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (80.00%) Software Engineer
2 18 (51.43%) Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Software Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
5 6 (17.14%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Programmer
8 3 (8.57%) VB Developer
8 3 (8.57%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) VB6 Developer
8 3 (8.57%) VB Software Engineer
8 3 (8.57%) Software Programmer
9 2 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Android Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Android Software Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) VB Programmer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) XML
2 12 (34.29%) XSLT
2 12 (34.29%) HTML
2 12 (34.29%) J2EE
3 11 (31.43%) Spring
4 8 (22.86%) Web Services
5 6 (17.14%) Spring MVC
6 5 (14.29%) Ajax
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (11.43%) JSF
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle ADF
7 4 (11.43%) JMS
7 4 (11.43%) Middleware
8 3 (8.57%) OCX
8 3 (8.57%) .NET
8 3 (8.57%) ActiveX
9 2 (5.71%) CSS
9 2 (5.71%) HTML5
10 1 (2.86%) iOS SDK
10 1 (2.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Firmware
2 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.57%) Physics
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) iPhone
5 1 (2.86%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (2.86%) Open Source
5 1 (2.86%) iPad
5 1 (2.86%) DTV
5 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.86%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Android
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (25.71%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) MVC
5 6 (17.14%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.29%) BDD
6 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 4 (11.43%) SOA
8 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Information Management
9 2 (5.71%) OOD
9 2 (5.71%) Workflow
9 2 (5.71%) ETL
9 2 (5.71%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (5.71%) Android Development
10 1 (2.86%) iOS Development
10 1 (2.86%) Coaching
10 1 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) Java
1 17 (48.57%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) C++
3 7 (20.00%) C
4 4 (11.43%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) XQuery
4 4 (11.43%) XPath
4 4 (11.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 3 (8.57%) Assembly Language
5 3 (8.57%) VB6
5 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
5 3 (8.57%) Embedded C++
5 3 (8.57%) VB
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) Perl
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
7 1 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) ECMAScript
7 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) PhD
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Facebook
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter
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