The median contractor rate for a Developer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 1 2 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 108 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 38.57% 23.31% 13.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 38.57% 24.44% 13.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 48 39
Median daily rate £405 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

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 280 225 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 100.00% 95.34% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 172 242
Median daily rate £375 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 26
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.80 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Oxford

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 99 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (37.19%) JavaScript
3 84 (34.71%) Java
4 77 (31.82%) HTML
5 71 (29.34%) SQL
5 71 (29.34%) CSS
6 51 (21.07%) MVC
7 48 (19.83%) Spring
8 46 (19.01%) .NET
8 46 (19.01%) C#
8 46 (19.01%) AngularJS
9 43 (17.77%) TDD
10 42 (17.36%) SQL Server
11 41 (16.94%) HTML5
12 38 (15.70%) ASP.NET
12 38 (15.70%) Publishing
12 38 (15.70%) Scrum
13 36 (14.88%) Web Services
13 36 (14.88%) jQuery
14 35 (14.46%) Java EE
15 34 (14.05%) CSS3
16 33 (13.64%) Maven
17 32 (13.22%) Git (software)
17 32 (13.22%) ETL
18 31 (12.81%) Migration
18 31 (12.81%) JUnit
19 30 (12.40%) JBoss
19 30 (12.40%) Node.js
20 29 (11.98%) Jenkins
20 29 (11.98%) DevOps

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 30 (12.40%) JBoss
2 25 (10.33%) WebSphere
3 18 (7.44%) WebSphere Process Server
4 16 (6.61%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (4.96%) Alfresco
6 11 (4.55%) CMS
6 11 (4.55%) EPiServer
7 9 (3.72%) Tomcat
8 8 (3.31%) Drupal
9 6 (2.48%) nginx
9 6 (2.48%) SilverStripe
10 5 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.24%) Confluence
12 2 (0.83%) Apache
12 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.83%) IIS
12 2 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.83%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.83%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.89%) Magento
2 5 (2.07%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.41%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.92%) GitHub
2 23 (9.50%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.96%) Google App Engine
3 12 (4.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 11 (4.55%) Google Compute Engine
5 9 (3.72%) Boomi
6 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.65%) Heroku
8 3 (1.24%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.41%) Force.com
9 1 (0.41%) Office 365
9 1 (0.41%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.13%) FTP
2 8 (3.31%) Intranet
3 5 (2.07%) SSL
4 1 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.98%) MySQL
3 16 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (6.20%) MongoDB
5 14 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (5.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (5.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (4.96%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (2.89%) Snowflake Schema
10 6 (2.48%) NoSQL
11 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.65%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.65%) OLAP
12 4 (1.65%) OLTP
13 3 (1.24%) MS Access
14 2 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 33 (13.64%) Maven
2 32 (13.22%) Git (software)
3 31 (12.81%) JUnit
4 29 (11.98%) Jenkins
5 23 (9.50%) Mockito
6 19 (7.85%) Cucumber
7 18 (7.44%) Talend Open Studio
8 15 (6.20%) JIRA
9 5 (2.07%) Selenium
10 4 (1.65%) Ant
10 4 (1.65%) Bower
10 4 (1.65%) Grunt
10 4 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.65%) Vagrant
11 3 (1.24%) Liquibase
11 3 (1.24%) Subversion
11 3 (1.24%) Yeoman
12 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.83%) Xcode
General
1 38 (15.70%) Publishing
2 27 (11.16%) Finance
3 5 (2.07%) Banking
3 5 (2.07%) Front Office
4 3 (1.24%) Advertising
5 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (31.82%) HTML
2 71 (29.34%) CSS
3 48 (19.83%) Spring
4 46 (19.01%) .NET
4 46 (19.01%) AngularJS
5 41 (16.94%) HTML5
6 38 (15.70%) ASP.NET
7 36 (14.88%) jQuery
7 36 (14.88%) Web Services
8 35 (14.46%) Java EE
9 34 (14.05%) CSS3
10 30 (12.40%) Node.js
11 29 (11.98%) RESTful
12 28 (11.57%) REST
13 25 (10.33%) XML
14 20 (8.26%) Ajax
14 20 (8.26%) JSON
15 18 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (7.02%) SOAP
17 16 (6.61%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.13%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.24%) SCORM
3 3 (1.24%) User Experience
4 2 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.83%) Animation
4 2 (0.83%) Contract for Difference
4 2 (0.83%) Fintech
4 2 (0.83%) iPhone
5 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.41%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.96%) Linux
2 6 (2.48%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.07%) Windows
4 2 (0.83%) Android
4 2 (0.83%) Unix
5 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (21.07%) MVC
3 43 (17.77%) TDD
4 38 (15.70%) Scrum
5 32 (13.22%) ETL
6 31 (12.81%) Migration
7 29 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (11.98%) DevOps
8 28 (11.57%) Front End Development
9 25 (10.33%) BPEL
9 25 (10.33%) BPMN
10 22 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 21 (8.68%) Pair Programming
12 17 (7.02%) E-Commerce
12 17 (7.02%) Software Engineering
13 15 (6.20%) Web Development
14 13 (5.37%) Kimball Methodology
15 12 (4.96%) BDD
16 11 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
17 10 (4.13%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 90 (37.19%) JavaScript
2 84 (34.71%) Java
3 71 (29.34%) SQL
4 46 (19.01%) C#
5 27 (11.16%) PHP
6 18 (7.44%) T-SQL
7 16 (6.61%) Python
8 10 (4.13%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.13%) XPath
9 8 (3.31%) C++
10 6 (2.48%) Perl
11 4 (1.65%) Scala
12 3 (1.24%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.24%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.24%) C
12 3 (1.24%) Ruby
13 2 (0.83%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.83%) VB
13 2 (0.83%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (4.96%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.83%) PCI DSS
1 2 (0.83%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 15 (6.20%) Docker
2 4 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.48%) Ansible
2 4 (1.65%) Puppet
3 3 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) Mesos
4 1 (0.41%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (7.85%) Oracle
2 18 (7.44%) Talend
3 13 (5.37%) Google
3 13 (5.37%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (3.72%) Dell
5 6 (2.48%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.24%) Facebook
6 3 (1.24%) SAP
6 3 (1.24%) Twitter
6 3 (1.24%) Zend
7 2 (0.83%) Adobe
7 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.83%) Sun
7 2 (0.83%) Telerik
7 2 (0.83%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.41%) IBM
8 1 (0.41%) PayPal
8 1 (0.41%) Siebel
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