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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 30 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 31 8 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.17% 1.49% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 1.83% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 19
Median daily rate £500 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £414 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +15.03%

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
494 436 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.33% 81.19% 82.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 348 352
Median daily rate £463 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 26
Median hourly rate £21.29 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.41% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £105.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +19 19 £550 +57.14% 15
Kidlington - 1 £500 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (50.00%) Java
3 25 (39.06%) Scrum
4 24 (37.50%) Spring
4 24 (37.50%) Publishing
5 23 (35.94%) TDD
6 19 (29.69%) SQL
7 18 (28.13%) JUnit
7 18 (28.13%) JBoss
7 18 (28.13%) Python
8 17 (26.56%) WebSphere
8 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (26.56%) Cucumber
9 16 (25.00%) Maven
9 16 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 15 (23.44%) Migration
10 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
11 14 (21.88%) Pair Programming
11 14 (21.88%) C#
11 14 (21.88%) C++
12 13 (20.31%) HTML
12 13 (20.31%) Web Services
12 13 (20.31%) RESTful
12 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
13 12 (18.75%) DevOps
13 12 (18.75%) HTML5
13 12 (18.75%) Linux
13 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
14 11 (17.19%) .NET
14 11 (17.19%) WebSphere Process Server

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 18 (28.13%) JBoss
2 17 (26.56%) WebSphere
3 16 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (17.19%) WebSphere Process Server
5 10 (15.63%) Alfresco
5 10 (15.63%) Tomcat
6 6 (9.38%) WebLogic
7 5 (7.81%) CMS
7 5 (7.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (7.81%) Umbraco
8 4 (6.25%) Confluence
8 4 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (4.69%) Apache
9 3 (4.69%) Apache Solr
9 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
9 3 (4.69%) Jetty
9 3 (4.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (17.19%) GitHub
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon S3
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon SQS
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.25%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) Intranet
2 2 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) NoSQL
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.38%) Couchbase
3 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (6.25%) MS Access
5 4 (6.25%) MySQL
5 4 (6.25%) Snowflake Schema
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.69%) Big Data
6 3 (4.69%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (28.13%) JUnit
2 17 (26.56%) Cucumber
3 16 (25.00%) Maven
4 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
5 11 (17.19%) Mockito
6 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
7 4 (6.25%) JIRA
7 4 (6.25%) Liquibase
7 4 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
8 3 (4.69%) Gradle
8 3 (4.69%) Selenium
8 3 (4.69%) Subversion
9 2 (3.13%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.56%) Ant
10 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.56%) LabVIEW
10 1 (1.56%) MSTest
10 1 (1.56%) Spock
10 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (37.50%) Publishing
2 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (62.50%) Developer
1 40 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 22 (34.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 22 (34.38%) Java Developer
2 22 (34.38%) Java Engineer
2 22 (34.38%) Java Software Developer
2 22 (34.38%) Java Software Engineer
3 16 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Agile Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Agile Java Developer
4 10 (15.63%) AWS Developer
4 10 (15.63%) AWS Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) AWS Software Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) C# Developer
6 5 (7.81%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) ETL Developer
7 4 (6.25%) MongoDB Developer
7 4 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) Spring
2 13 (20.31%) HTML
2 13 (20.31%) RESTful
2 13 (20.31%) Web Services
3 12 (18.75%) HTML5
4 11 (17.19%) .NET
4 11 (17.19%) Java EE
5 9 (14.06%) CSS
5 9 (14.06%) JSON
5 9 (14.06%) XML
6 7 (10.94%) REST
7 6 (9.38%) EJB
8 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.69%) CSS3
9 3 (4.69%) Lucene
9 3 (4.69%) Node.js
9 3 (4.69%) React
9 3 (4.69%) React Native
10 2 (3.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Economics
2 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) Neural Network
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.56%) Informatics
4 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.56%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.56%) CentOS
3 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Scrum
3 23 (35.94%) TDD
4 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (23.44%) Migration
5 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
6 14 (21.88%) Pair Programming
7 12 (18.75%) DevOps
8 11 (17.19%) BPEL
8 11 (17.19%) BPMN
8 11 (17.19%) Web Development
9 7 (10.94%) BDD
10 6 (9.38%) Content Enrichment
10 6 (9.38%) SDLC
11 5 (7.81%) Data Analysis
11 5 (7.81%) Multithreading
12 4 (6.25%) Customer Insight
12 4 (6.25%) ETL
12 4 (6.25%) Open Source
12 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (50.00%) Java
2 19 (29.69%) SQL
3 18 (28.13%) Python
4 14 (21.88%) C#
4 14 (21.88%) C++
5 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.94%) Scala
7 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.69%) MATLAB
7 3 (4.69%) Ruby
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) Go
8 1 (1.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.56%) PHP
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) Rust
8 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.13%) Mesos
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Sitecore
1 5 (7.81%) Xamarin
2 4 (6.25%) Talend
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.56%) Alias
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) RedGate
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) Sophos
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago