Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 268 294 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 36.41% 41.41% 35.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.69% 42.00% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 228 228
Oxford median daily rate £450 £436 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +9.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £323 £310 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £443 £400
% change year-on-year +1.69% +10.63% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 14
Oxford median hourly rate - £47.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.52% -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% +73.91%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Contract vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 711 700 655
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 98.59% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 532 518
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £185 £213
90th Percentile £584 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 38
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £14.44 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.88% -23.00% +33.93%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.40 £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.53% +6.25% +4.92%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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.

1 140 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (48.13%) JavaScript
3 105 (39.18%) HTML
4 103 (38.43%) CSS
5 99 (36.94%) Java
6 94 (35.07%) Amazon AWS
7 87 (32.46%) SQL
8 83 (30.97%) TDD
9 81 (30.22%) AngularJS
10 66 (24.63%) jQuery
11 57 (21.27%) MVC
11 57 (21.27%) Web Services
12 54 (20.15%) Node.js
13 53 (19.78%) SQL Server
13 53 (19.78%) C#
14 49 (18.28%) Scrum
15 48 (17.91%) BDD
16 47 (17.54%) Software Engineering
17 45 (16.79%) .NET
18 44 (16.42%) Web Development
19 43 (16.04%) Unit Testing
20 42 (15.67%) Oracle
21 40 (14.93%) Git (software)
22 39 (14.55%) Kanban
23 38 (14.18%) Test Automation
23 38 (14.18%) ASP.NET
23 38 (14.18%) React
24 37 (13.81%) PHP
24 37 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (13.81%) Spring

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 15 (5.60%) Drupal
2 11 (4.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (2.99%) WordPress
4 6 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.49%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.12%) Apache
7 3 (1.12%) Confluence
7 3 (1.12%) IIS
7 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.12%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.75%) CMS
8 2 (0.75%) JBoss
8 2 (0.75%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Process Server
9 1 (0.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.37%) InDesign
1 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (5.60%) Magento
2 11 (4.10%) Markit EDM
3 8 (2.99%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (1.87%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.49%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 94 (35.07%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.36%) Amazon SQS
2 9 (3.36%) GitHub
2 9 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (2.61%) Amazon S3
4 7 (2.61%) Boomi
5 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.49%) Amazon Glacier
7 3 (1.12%) IaaS
7 3 (1.12%) PaaS
8 2 (0.75%) Office 365
9 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.37%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.37%) Firebase
9 1 (0.37%) Heroku
9 1 (0.37%) Serverless
9 1 (0.37%) Slack
9 1 (0.37%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.61%) FTP
1 7 (2.61%) HTTP
2 5 (1.87%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (7.09%) MongoDB
3 19 (7.09%) MySQL
3 19 (7.09%) NoSQL
4 18 (6.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.73%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
7 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.87%) Redis
10 4 (1.49%) Big Data
10 4 (1.49%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.49%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.49%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.12%) OLAP
11 3 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 40 (14.93%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.82%) Maven
3 23 (8.58%) JIRA
3 23 (8.58%) JUnit
4 20 (7.46%) Mockito
5 19 (7.09%) Talend Open Studio
6 13 (4.85%) Ant
7 12 (4.48%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (4.10%) Grunt
8 11 (4.10%) gulp
9 10 (3.73%) IntelliJ
10 9 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (3.36%) Subversion
11 5 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.49%) JDeveloper
12 4 (1.49%) JProfiler
12 4 (1.49%) VisualVM
12 4 (1.49%) YourKit
13 3 (1.12%) Cucumber
13 3 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (9.33%) Finance
2 17 (6.34%) Publishing
3 9 (3.36%) Billing
4 5 (1.87%) Games
5 3 (1.12%) Marketing
5 3 (1.12%) Retail
6 2 (0.75%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (39.18%) HTML
2 103 (38.43%) CSS
3 81 (30.22%) AngularJS
4 66 (24.63%) jQuery
5 57 (21.27%) Web Services
6 54 (20.15%) Node.js
7 45 (16.79%) .NET
8 38 (14.18%) ASP.NET
8 38 (14.18%) React
9 37 (13.81%) Spring
10 31 (11.57%) HTML5
11 30 (11.19%) CSS3
11 30 (11.19%) REST
12 28 (10.45%) Ajax
13 24 (8.96%) JSON
14 19 (7.09%) RESTful
15 18 (6.72%) Sass
15 18 (6.72%) XML
16 14 (5.22%) LESS
16 14 (5.22%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.99%) User Experience
2 6 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (1.87%) Data Structures
4 4 (1.49%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.12%) Semantic Web
6 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.75%) Fintech
6 2 (0.75%) Wiki
7 1 (0.37%) Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.37%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.84%) Linux
2 6 (2.24%) Unix
3 3 (1.12%) Windows
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.37%) Android
5 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (30.97%) TDD
3 57 (21.27%) MVC
4 49 (18.28%) Scrum
5 48 (17.91%) BDD
6 47 (17.54%) Software Engineering
7 44 (16.42%) Web Development
8 43 (16.04%) Unit Testing
9 39 (14.55%) Kanban
10 38 (14.18%) Test Automation
11 37 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (12.69%) Pair Programming
13 29 (10.82%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (10.82%) SOA
14 25 (9.33%) ETL
15 23 (8.58%) Kimball Methodology
16 22 (8.21%) Data Modelling
16 22 (8.21%) DevOps
17 19 (7.09%) API Development
17 19 (7.09%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 129 (48.13%) JavaScript
2 99 (36.94%) Java
3 87 (32.46%) SQL
4 53 (19.78%) C#
5 37 (13.81%) PHP
6 24 (8.96%) VB.NET
7 22 (8.21%) PL/SQL
8 16 (5.97%) T-SQL
9 12 (4.48%) Groovy
9 12 (4.48%) Python
10 7 (2.61%) Apex Code
10 7 (2.61%) XPath
11 5 (1.87%) Ruby
11 5 (1.87%) Scala
12 4 (1.49%) Perl
13 3 (1.12%) C
14 2 (0.75%) ES6
14 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.37%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (1.87%) Degree
2 4 (1.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.97%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (7.09%) Docker
2 3 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (7.46%) Ansible
2 17 (6.34%) Puppet
3 16 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (4.48%) Terraform
5 4 (1.49%) Mesos
6 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.37%) logstash
Vendors
1 42 (15.67%) Oracle
2 27 (10.07%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.09%) Talend
4 17 (6.34%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (4.10%) New Relic
6 7 (2.61%) Dell
7 4 (1.49%) Infor
8 3 (1.12%) Twitter
8 3 (1.12%) VMware
9 2 (0.75%) Adobe
9 2 (0.75%) Sybase
9 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.37%) Assembla
10 1 (0.37%) Capita
10 1 (0.37%) Dynatrace
10 1 (0.37%) Facebook
10 1 (0.37%) Google
10 1 (0.37%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.37%) Splunk
10 1 (0.37%) Zend