The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Programmer role 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Oxfordshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Programmer
Rank 45 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Programmer 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.42% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£270 £125 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £313 £263
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - -
Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
456 472 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.60% 95.55% 96.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 286 269
Average daily rate £350 £354 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 29 58
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Programmer
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Software Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Programmer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Programmer across the Oxfordshire region.

Software Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Software Programmer
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 Programmer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Software Programmer
South East

Software Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Software Programmer in their job title 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 with Software Programmer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) VB6
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ActiveX
3 2 (50.00%) OCX
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) LINQ
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) CSS3
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) DTV
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms

Software Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Software Programmer in their job title 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 with Software Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) ActiveX
2 2 (50.00%) OCX
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) VB6
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP