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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 55 55 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 22 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.57% 3.74% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.31% 4.58% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 9
Median daily rate £500 £406 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £379 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £38.25 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.47% +26.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
511 589 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.95% 81.69% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 449 255
Median daily rate £425 £403 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +11.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 28
Median hourly rate £23.25 £22.50 £15.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 15 £500 +15.94% 10
Kidlington -4 2 £450 +4.65% 2
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 35 (64.81%) Java
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (48.15%) Linux
4 22 (40.74%) C++
5 21 (38.89%) AngularJS
6 19 (35.19%) HTML
7 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 18 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 16 (29.63%) Maven
9 15 (27.78%) TDD
9 15 (27.78%) Spring
9 15 (27.78%) Oracle
9 15 (27.78%) Tomcat
9 15 (27.78%) Python
9 15 (27.78%) HTML5
9 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (25.93%) Web Services
10 14 (25.93%) C
10 14 (25.93%) C#
10 14 (25.93%) JSON
11 13 (24.07%) JUnit
11 13 (24.07%) Visualisation
11 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (22.22%) Open Source
12 12 (22.22%) OO
12 12 (22.22%) Refactoring
12 12 (22.22%) Publishing
13 11 (20.37%) Finance
13 11 (20.37%) .NET
13 11 (20.37%) SQL

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 15 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 9 (16.67%) JBoss
2 9 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 9 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (9.26%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.70%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.70%) Jetty
5 2 (3.70%) nginx
6 1 (1.85%) Confluence
6 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
1 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon S3
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (9.26%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.41%) GitHub
3 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
1 1 (1.85%) LDAP
1 1 (1.85%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (18.52%) KDB
3 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.41%) Couchbase
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Maven
2 13 (24.07%) JUnit
3 9 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
5 4 (7.41%) Gradle
5 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.41%) Mockito
5 4 (7.41%) Spock
6 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.70%) Selenium
7 2 (3.70%) Subversion
7 2 (3.70%) VectorCAST
8 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.85%) JIRA
8 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.85%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.85%) WiX
General
1 12 (22.22%) Publishing
2 11 (20.37%) Finance
3 10 (18.52%) Front Office
4 3 (5.56%) Electronics
5 2 (3.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Developer
2 32 (59.26%) Software Engineer
3 21 (38.89%) Java Engineer
3 21 (38.89%) Java Software Engineer
4 16 (29.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 14 (25.93%) Java Developer
6 13 (24.07%) Java Software Developer
7 10 (18.52%) Agile Developer
7 10 (18.52%) AWS Engineer
7 10 (18.52%) AWS Software Engineer
7 10 (18.52%) C# Software Engineer
7 10 (18.52%) Quantitative Developer
8 9 (16.67%) C# Developer
8 9 (16.67%) HTML Developer
9 8 (14.81%) Agile Java Developer
9 8 (14.81%) AWS Developer
10 7 (12.96%) C# Software Developer
11 6 (11.11%) Angular Developer
11 6 (11.11%) MongoDB Developer
12 5 (9.26%) Data Migration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) AngularJS
2 19 (35.19%) HTML
3 15 (27.78%) HTML5
3 15 (27.78%) Spring
4 14 (25.93%) JSON
4 14 (25.93%) Web Services
5 11 (20.37%) .NET
5 11 (20.37%) XML
6 10 (18.52%) Esper
6 10 (18.52%) NumPy
6 10 (18.52%) Pandas
6 10 (18.52%) Pyramid
6 10 (18.52%) SciPy
7 9 (16.67%) REST
8 8 (14.81%) RESTful
9 5 (9.26%) CSS
9 5 (9.26%) EJB
9 5 (9.26%) XHTML
10 4 (7.41%) J2EE
10 4 (7.41%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Visualisation
2 11 (20.37%) Algorithms
2 11 (20.37%) Hedge funds
3 10 (18.52%) Statistics
4 5 (9.26%) Data Integration
5 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.56%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
3 3 (5.56%) Windows CE
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (27.78%) TDD
3 12 (22.22%) OO
3 12 (22.22%) Open Source
3 12 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 10 (18.52%) Data Acquisition
4 10 (18.52%) Quantitative Trading
4 10 (18.52%) Scrum
4 10 (18.52%) Time Series Analysis
4 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing
4 10 (18.52%) Web Development
5 7 (12.96%) Content Enrichment
6 6 (11.11%) BDD
7 5 (9.26%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.26%) Kanban
7 5 (9.26%) Migration
8 4 (7.41%) MVC
9 3 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) Java
2 22 (40.74%) C++
3 18 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 15 (27.78%) Python
5 14 (25.93%) C
5 14 (25.93%) C#
6 11 (20.37%) SQL
7 5 (9.26%) PHP
8 4 (7.41%) Scala
9 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.70%) Ruby
10 1 (1.85%) C++/CLI
10 1 (1.85%) F#
10 1 (1.85%) Haskell
10 1 (1.85%) Perl
10 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) HL7
1 1 (1.85%) IEC 61508
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.85%) ISO13485
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Ansible
1 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.85%) Mesos
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Perforce
4 1 (1.85%) Borland
4 1 (1.85%) New Relic
4 1 (1.85%) Remedy