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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 28 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 32 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.43% 4.90% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.99% 6.35% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 9
Median daily rate £420 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
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
458 567 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 77.76% 77.14% 70.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 370 226
Median daily rate £410 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.59% +1.66%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 +9 22 £375 -11.76% 11
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 21 (52.50%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) Linux
3 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (37.50%) C++
5 14 (35.00%) HTML
6 11 (27.50%) C#
6 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
6 11 (27.50%) Oracle
6 11 (27.50%) Web Services
6 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
7 10 (25.00%) Python
8 9 (22.50%) SQL
8 9 (22.50%) Finance
8 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
8 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (20.00%) Visualisation
9 8 (20.00%) HTML5
9 8 (20.00%) TDD
9 8 (20.00%) Web Development
9 8 (20.00%) C
9 8 (20.00%) XML
10 7 (17.50%) PHP
10 7 (17.50%) OO
10 7 (17.50%) Refactoring
10 7 (17.50%) Hedge funds
10 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
11 6 (15.00%) Pyramid
11 6 (15.00%) Pandas
11 6 (15.00%) Esper

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 5 (12.50%) JBoss
1 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Pig
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.50%) Node.js
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.50%) HTTP
1 1 (2.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.00%) KDB
3 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (7.50%) Big Data
5 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (5.00%) MySQL
5 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (5.00%) Redis
6 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Maven
2 5 (12.50%) JUnit
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.00%) PHPUnit
4 2 (5.00%) Redmine
4 2 (5.00%) Subversion
4 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) Gradle
5 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Front Office
3 5 (12.50%) Publishing
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Developer
2 22 (55.00%) Software Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Java Engineer
3 11 (27.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 9 (22.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
6 7 (17.50%) C# Software Developer
6 7 (17.50%) HTML Developer
6 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
7 6 (15.00%) PHP Developer
7 6 (15.00%) Quantitative Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Angular Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Data Engineer
8 5 (12.50%) Data Migration Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Data Migration Engineer
8 5 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
8 5 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) HTML
2 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
2 11 (27.50%) Web Services
3 8 (20.00%) HTML5
3 8 (20.00%) XML
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
4 6 (15.00%) Esper
4 6 (15.00%) JSON
4 6 (15.00%) NumPy
4 6 (15.00%) Pandas
4 6 (15.00%) Pyramid
4 6 (15.00%) SciPy
5 5 (12.50%) .NET
5 5 (12.50%) REST
5 5 (12.50%) Spring
5 5 (12.50%) XHTML
6 4 (10.00%) jQuery
6 4 (10.00%) SOAP
7 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
7 3 (7.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Visualisation
2 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
2 7 (17.50%) Hedge funds
3 6 (15.00%) Statistics
4 5 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (7.50%) Streaming Video
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (5.00%) Fintech
8 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Windows CE
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (2.50%) Android
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (20.00%) TDD
3 8 (20.00%) Web Development
4 7 (17.50%) OO
4 7 (17.50%) Refactoring
5 6 (15.00%) Data Acquisition
5 6 (15.00%) Open Source
5 6 (15.00%) Quantitative Trading
5 6 (15.00%) Time Series Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) MVC
7 4 (10.00%) Content Enrichment
7 4 (10.00%) Machine Learning
8 3 (7.50%) BDD
8 3 (7.50%) Front End Development
8 3 (7.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) C++
3 11 (27.50%) C#
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.00%) Python
5 9 (22.50%) SQL
6 8 (20.00%) C
7 7 (17.50%) PHP
8 2 (5.00%) PHP 5
8 2 (5.00%) VB
8 2 (5.00%) VBA
9 1 (2.50%) F#
9 1 (2.50%) Haskell
9 1 (2.50%) Perl
9 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.50%) Scala
9 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Ansible
2 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) Borland
3 1 (2.50%) New Relic
3 1 (2.50%) Remedy