The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 151 115 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 46.18% 38.98% 34.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 47.78% 40.07% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 87 97
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +171.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 316 287 339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 96.64% 97.29% 98.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 210 265
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £8.80 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Oxford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Oxford

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Oxford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Oxford

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Oxford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 120 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (41.09%) JavaScript
3 103 (39.92%) HTML
4 101 (39.15%) CSS
5 80 (31.01%) Java
6 72 (27.91%) SQL
7 68 (26.36%) TDD
8 56 (21.71%) AngularJS
9 52 (20.16%) .NET
10 51 (19.77%) Web Services
11 49 (18.99%) C#
11 49 (18.99%) jQuery
11 49 (18.99%) HTML5
12 48 (18.60%) CSS3
13 47 (18.22%) Scrum
14 41 (15.89%) MVC
15 39 (15.12%) Node.js
16 38 (14.73%) ASP.NET
16 38 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
17 36 (13.95%) Spring
17 36 (13.95%) SQL Server
18 33 (12.79%) PHP
18 33 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
19 31 (12.02%) Pair Programming
19 31 (12.02%) DevOps
19 31 (12.02%) GitHub
20 30 (11.63%) Ajax
21 29 (11.24%) Maven
21 29 (11.24%) Software Engineering
21 29 (11.24%) REST

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 27 (10.47%) JBoss
2 19 (7.36%) WebSphere
2 19 (7.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 15 (5.81%) WebSphere Process Server
4 13 (5.04%) CMS
5 11 (4.26%) EPiServer
6 9 (3.49%) Drupal
7 8 (3.10%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.94%) Confluence
9 3 (1.16%) WordPress
10 2 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.39%) Apache
11 1 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.39%) nginx
11 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.39%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (2.71%) InVision
2 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.78%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (3.10%) Magento
2 5 (1.94%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.55%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.39%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.39%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (14.73%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (12.02%) GitHub
3 21 (8.14%) Google App Engine
3 21 (8.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (7.36%) Google Compute Engine
5 7 (2.71%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.94%) Boomi
7 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (1.16%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.39%) Force.com
10 1 (0.39%) Google Container Engine
10 1 (0.39%) Office 365
10 1 (0.39%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) SSL
2 5 (1.94%) FTP
3 2 (0.78%) HTTP
4 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (6.98%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.59%) MySQL
5 14 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (5.04%) Oracle BI EE
6 13 (5.04%) Oracle Database
7 10 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (3.10%) Big Data
8 8 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 8 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.78%) Redis
13 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (11.24%) Maven
2 23 (8.91%) Git (software)
3 21 (8.14%) Mockito
4 20 (7.75%) Jenkins
4 20 (7.75%) JIRA
5 19 (7.36%) JUnit
5 19 (7.36%) Talend Open Studio
6 18 (6.98%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.71%) Axure RP
7 7 (2.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (2.33%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.33%) Selenium
9 5 (1.94%) Grunt
10 4 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.55%) gulp
10 4 (1.55%) Mocha
10 4 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.16%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.78%) Subversion
12 2 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (10.47%) Finance
2 9 (3.49%) Publishing
3 5 (1.94%) Banking
4 2 (0.78%) Front Office
5 1 (0.39%) Advertising
5 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.39%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (39.92%) HTML
2 101 (39.15%) CSS
3 56 (21.71%) AngularJS
4 52 (20.16%) .NET
5 51 (19.77%) Web Services
6 49 (18.99%) HTML5
6 49 (18.99%) jQuery
7 48 (18.60%) CSS3
8 39 (15.12%) Node.js
9 38 (14.73%) ASP.NET
10 36 (13.95%) Spring
11 30 (11.63%) Ajax
12 29 (11.24%) REST
13 25 (9.69%) Sass
14 21 (8.14%) JSON
15 20 (7.75%) LESS
15 20 (7.75%) RESTful
16 19 (7.36%) Java EE
17 18 (6.98%) Symfony
18 17 (6.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.10%) User Experience
2 6 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.55%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.16%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.78%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.39%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.39%) Fintech
6 1 (0.39%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.65%) Linux
2 7 (2.71%) Unix
3 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (26.36%) TDD
3 47 (18.22%) Scrum
4 41 (15.89%) MVC
5 33 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (12.02%) DevOps
6 31 (12.02%) Pair Programming
7 29 (11.24%) Software Engineering
8 27 (10.47%) ETL
8 27 (10.47%) Unit Testing
9 24 (9.30%) Front End Development
9 24 (9.30%) Migration
10 23 (8.91%) BDD
10 23 (8.91%) E-Commerce
11 20 (7.75%) Kimball Methodology
11 20 (7.75%) Test Automation
12 18 (6.98%) BPEL
12 18 (6.98%) OO
12 18 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (6.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 106 (41.09%) JavaScript
2 80 (31.01%) Java
3 72 (27.91%) SQL
4 49 (18.99%) C#
5 33 (12.79%) PHP
6 22 (8.53%) VB.NET
7 17 (6.59%) PL/SQL
8 16 (6.20%) Python
9 11 (4.26%) T-SQL
10 10 (3.88%) C++
11 6 (2.33%) C
11 6 (2.33%) Scala
12 4 (1.55%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.16%) Groovy
14 2 (0.78%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.78%) ES6
14 2 (0.78%) Perl
14 2 (0.78%) Ruby
15 1 (0.39%) SOQL
15 1 (0.39%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 8 (3.10%) Degree
2 2 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.71%) Terraform
2 6 (2.33%) Puppet
3 4 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.39%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (8.14%) Google
2 20 (7.75%) Oracle
3 19 (7.36%) Talend
4 9 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.33%) Zend
6 5 (1.94%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.94%) Dell
7 4 (1.55%) Infor
8 3 (1.16%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.16%) New Relic
9 2 (0.78%) Adobe
9 2 (0.78%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.78%) Sun
10 1 (0.39%) PayPal
10 1 (0.39%) SAP
10 1 (0.39%) Siebel
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago