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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 32 53 23
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -30
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 26 7 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.72% 1.35% 5.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 1.65% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 27
Median daily rate £550 £375 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -27.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £355 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £411 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%

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
456 423 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.76% 81.66% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 343 350
Median daily rate £475 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £145 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £55.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.30% +129.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.00 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +17 16 £600 +65.51% 8
Abingdon - 2 - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £275 - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 46 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (51.61%) Java
3 30 (48.39%) Spring
4 29 (46.77%) Scrum
5 26 (41.94%) Publishing
6 24 (38.71%) TDD
7 23 (37.10%) JUnit
8 22 (35.48%) SQL
8 22 (35.48%) Cucumber
9 19 (30.65%) JBoss
9 19 (30.65%) Maven
9 19 (30.65%) WebSphere
10 18 (29.03%) WebSphere Application Server
10 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
11 17 (27.42%) HTML
11 17 (27.42%) Tomcat
11 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (25.81%) HTML5
12 16 (25.81%) RESTful
13 15 (24.19%) Migration
13 15 (24.19%) Linux
13 15 (24.19%) Web Services
13 15 (24.19%) C#
13 15 (24.19%) C++
13 15 (24.19%) .NET
14 14 (22.58%) Python
14 14 (22.58%) Unit Testing
14 14 (22.58%) Web Development
14 14 (22.58%) Mockito
14 14 (22.58%) GitHub

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 19 (30.65%) JBoss
1 19 (30.65%) WebSphere
2 18 (29.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (27.42%) Tomcat
4 11 (17.74%) WebSphere Process Server
5 10 (16.13%) Alfresco
6 9 (14.52%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (12.90%) WebLogic
8 5 (8.06%) Apache
8 5 (8.06%) Apache Solr
8 5 (8.06%) CMS
8 5 (8.06%) Jetty
8 5 (8.06%) nginx
8 5 (8.06%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (8.06%) Umbraco
9 4 (6.45%) Confluence
10 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.58%) GitHub
2 13 (20.97%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (12.90%) Amazon S3
4 8 (12.90%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (6.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) MongoDB
1 10 (16.13%) NoSQL
2 9 (14.52%) Couchbase
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.45%) MS Access
4 4 (6.45%) Snowflake Schema
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.84%) MySQL
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.61%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 23 (37.10%) JUnit
2 22 (35.48%) Cucumber
3 19 (30.65%) Maven
4 14 (22.58%) Jenkins
4 14 (22.58%) Mockito
5 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
6 5 (8.06%) Gradle
6 5 (8.06%) Selenium
6 5 (8.06%) Subversion
7 4 (6.45%) JIRA
7 4 (6.45%) Liquibase
7 4 (6.45%) Spock
7 4 (6.45%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
8 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.61%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.61%) MSTest
9 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.61%) VectorCAST
9 1 (1.61%) WiX
General
1 26 (41.94%) Publishing
2 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (74.19%) Developer
2 39 (62.90%) Software Engineer
3 28 (45.16%) Java Engineer
3 28 (45.16%) Java Software Engineer
4 27 (43.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 27 (43.55%) Java Developer
4 27 (43.55%) Java Software Developer
5 17 (27.42%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (27.42%) AWS Software Engineer
6 16 (25.81%) Agile Developer
6 16 (25.81%) Agile Java Developer
6 16 (25.81%) AWS Developer
7 15 (24.19%) Software Developer
8 9 (14.52%) MongoDB Developer
9 8 (12.90%) C# Developer
10 7 (11.29%) JavaScript Developer
11 5 (8.06%) HTML Developer
11 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Engineer
12 4 (6.45%) Azure Developer
12 4 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) Spring
2 17 (27.42%) HTML
3 16 (25.81%) HTML5
3 16 (25.81%) RESTful
4 15 (24.19%) .NET
4 15 (24.19%) Web Services
5 12 (19.35%) JSON
6 11 (17.74%) Java EE
7 9 (14.52%) CSS
7 9 (14.52%) XML
8 8 (12.90%) EJB
8 8 (12.90%) REST
9 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
10 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
10 5 (8.06%) Lucene
11 4 (6.45%) J2EE
11 4 (6.45%) JMS
12 3 (4.84%) CSS3
12 3 (4.84%) Node.js
12 3 (4.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Economics
2 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (74.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Scrum
3 24 (38.71%) TDD
4 17 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (24.19%) Migration
6 14 (22.58%) Unit Testing
6 14 (22.58%) Web Development
7 11 (17.74%) BPEL
7 11 (17.74%) BPMN
7 11 (17.74%) DevOps
7 11 (17.74%) Pair Programming
8 8 (12.90%) BDD
8 8 (12.90%) Content Enrichment
9 6 (9.68%) Multithreading
9 6 (9.68%) Open Source
9 6 (9.68%) SDLC
10 5 (8.06%) Build Automation
11 4 (6.45%) Customer Insight
11 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
11 4 (6.45%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) Java
2 22 (35.48%) SQL
3 18 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 15 (24.19%) C#
4 15 (24.19%) C++
5 14 (22.58%) Python
6 5 (8.06%) Bash Shell
6 5 (8.06%) Ruby
6 5 (8.06%) Scala
7 3 (4.84%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (8.06%) Sitecore
1 5 (8.06%) Xamarin
2 4 (6.45%) Talend
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle
4 1 (1.61%) Alias
4 1 (1.61%) Perforce
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) RedGate
4 1 (1.61%) SAP
4 1 (1.61%) Sophos