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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 30 40 43
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 39 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.28% 1.79% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.82% 2.62% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 5 5
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£425 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
572 343 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.51% 68.06% 72.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 216 235
Average daily rate £405 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 0 19 £450 +21.62% 14
Abingdon - 5 £413 - 3
Kidlington - 3 £420 - 1
Banbury - 1 £750 - 2
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 25 (36.76%) Java
2 24 (35.29%) TDD
3 23 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (32.35%) C#
5 20 (29.41%) Web Services
6 17 (25.00%) XML
7 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
8 15 (22.06%) PHP
8 15 (22.06%) HTML
8 15 (22.06%) .NET
8 15 (22.06%) Linux
9 14 (20.59%) HTML5
10 13 (19.12%) JSON
11 12 (17.65%) UML
11 12 (17.65%) Python
11 12 (17.65%) Spring
12 11 (16.18%) Scrum
12 11 (16.18%) UNIX
12 11 (16.18%) C++
12 11 (16.18%) SQL
13 10 (14.71%) JUnit
13 10 (14.71%) OOP
13 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.71%) Web Development
13 10 (14.71%) jQuery
13 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
14 9 (13.24%) BDD
14 9 (13.24%) Degree

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (13.24%) JBoss
2 8 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 7 (10.29%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.29%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.82%) Node.js
5 5 (7.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (7.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.47%) Apache
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.76%) Amazon SQS
2 8 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 5 (7.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.47%) HTTP
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Big Data
1 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.35%) Redis
3 4 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) JUnit
2 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.35%) Cucumber
4 3 (4.41%) Mockito
4 3 (4.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.94%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.47%) Ant
6 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.47%) Maven
6 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Publishing
3 2 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Software Engineer
2 29 (42.65%) Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Software Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) AWS Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) Web Services
2 17 (25.00%) XML
3 15 (22.06%) HTML
3 15 (22.06%) .NET
4 14 (20.59%) HTML5
5 13 (19.12%) JSON
6 12 (17.65%) Spring
7 10 (14.71%) jQuery
7 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
8 9 (13.24%) EJB
9 8 (11.76%) CSS
9 8 (11.76%) WPF
10 7 (10.29%) REST
10 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
10 7 (10.29%) WinForms
11 6 (8.82%) CSS3
12 5 (7.35%) Hibernate
13 4 (5.88%) SOAP
13 4 (5.88%) J2EE
13 4 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.88%) Semantic Web
2 4 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) Informatics
3 3 (4.41%) Device Driver
3 3 (4.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.47%) CUDA
5 1 (1.47%) Life Science
5 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.47%) Robotics
5 1 (1.47%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Linux
2 11 (16.18%) UNIX
3 5 (7.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.47%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.29%) TDD
2 23 (33.82%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (17.65%) UML
5 11 (16.18%) Scrum
6 10 (14.71%) Web Development
6 10 (14.71%) OOP
7 9 (13.24%) BDD
8 8 (11.76%) OO
8 8 (11.76%) Multithreading
9 7 (10.29%) Refactoring
9 7 (10.29%) OOD
9 7 (10.29%) Project Management
10 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.82%) SDLC
11 5 (7.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
12 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.88%) SOA
12 4 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) Java
2 22 (32.35%) C#
3 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 15 (22.06%) PHP
5 12 (17.65%) Python
6 11 (16.18%) SQL
6 11 (16.18%) C++
7 5 (7.35%) C
7 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.88%) Embedded C
8 4 (5.88%) Embedded C++
9 2 (2.94%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.47%) Scala
10 1 (1.47%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 1 (1.47%) XQuery
10 1 (1.47%) Ruby
10 1 (1.47%) XPath
10 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Puppet
1 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.41%) Ansible
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Perforce
4 1 (1.47%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Twitter
4 1 (1.47%) Infragistics
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