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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 31 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 36 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.90% 2.66% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.46% 3.89% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 2
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£425 £300 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £249 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £254
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
557 334 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 75.78% 68.44% 73.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 216 220
Average daily rate £413 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 12
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% +26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.00 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -1 15 £425 +46.55% 8
Abingdon - 3 £425 - 4
Banbury -4 1 £750 - 6
Kidlington - 1 £410 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 30 (49.18%) Java
2 24 (39.34%) TDD
3 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (32.79%) C#
5 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (29.51%) Web Services
6 18 (29.51%) XML
7 15 (24.59%) Linux
7 15 (24.59%) HTML
8 13 (21.31%) .NET
8 13 (21.31%) UNIX
9 12 (19.67%) UML
9 12 (19.67%) Python
9 12 (19.67%) PHP
9 12 (19.67%) HTML5
10 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
10 11 (18.03%) C++
11 10 (16.39%) WebLogic
11 10 (16.39%) Spring
11 10 (16.39%) BDD
11 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (14.75%) Web Development
12 9 (14.75%) SQL
12 9 (14.75%) CSS
13 8 (13.11%) EJB
13 8 (13.11%) OO
13 8 (13.11%) JBoss
13 8 (13.11%) JUnit
13 8 (13.11%) Oracle
13 8 (13.11%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (16.39%) WebLogic
2 8 (13.11%) JBoss
3 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.84%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.84%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (4.92%) Node.js
6 3 (4.92%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.48%) Amazon S3
2 7 (11.48%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.92%) Big Data
3 3 (4.92%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) JUnit
2 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.92%) Subversion
4 2 (3.28%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.28%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.28%) Eclipse RCP
4 2 (3.28%) Mockito
5 1 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.64%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) Ant
General
1 5 (8.20%) Publishing
2 4 (6.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Software Engineer
2 28 (45.90%) Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Java Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Senior Developer
5 9 (14.75%) Java Software Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (11.48%) Senior Java Developer
8 6 (9.84%) Software Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Analyst
10 4 (6.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Architect
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Data Architect
11 3 (4.92%) Front-End Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Big Data Architect
11 3 (4.92%) AWS Architect
11 3 (4.92%) AWS Engineer
11 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) Web Services
1 18 (29.51%) XML
2 15 (24.59%) HTML
3 13 (21.31%) .NET
4 12 (19.67%) HTML5
5 10 (16.39%) Spring
6 9 (14.75%) CSS
7 8 (13.11%) EJB
8 7 (11.48%) JSON
8 7 (11.48%) jQuery
8 7 (11.48%) AngularJS
9 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
9 6 (9.84%) XSLT
9 6 (9.84%) REST
9 6 (9.84%) CSS3
10 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
11 4 (6.56%) J2EE
11 4 (6.56%) SOAP
11 4 (6.56%) Oracle ADF
11 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.56%) Informatics
2 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.92%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 3 (4.92%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.64%) Life Science
5 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.64%) Robotics
5 1 (1.64%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.64%) Physics
5 1 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Linux
2 13 (21.31%) UNIX
3 3 (4.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) TDD
2 22 (36.07%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.15%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (19.67%) UML
5 10 (16.39%) BDD
6 9 (14.75%) Web Development
7 8 (13.11%) OO
7 8 (13.11%) Scrum
8 7 (11.48%) SOA
8 7 (11.48%) Project Management
9 6 (9.84%) OOP
10 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
10 5 (8.20%) SDLC
11 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
11 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
12 3 (4.92%) Software Architecture
12 3 (4.92%) Refactoring
12 3 (4.92%) Analytics
12 3 (4.92%) OOD
13 2 (3.28%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) Java
2 20 (32.79%) C#
3 12 (19.67%) Python
3 12 (19.67%) PHP
4 11 (18.03%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.03%) C++
5 9 (14.75%) SQL
6 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.20%) C
7 4 (6.56%) Embedded C
7 4 (6.56%) Embedded C++
7 4 (6.56%) XQuery
7 4 (6.56%) XPath
8 3 (4.92%) Scala
9 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 1 (1.64%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (3.28%) Ansible
2 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Twitter
4 1 (1.64%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.64%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Perforce
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