Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 20 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.

Senior Developer
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 68 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 -11 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 14 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.91% 2.40% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.44% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 18
Oxford median daily rate £525 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +13.43% -16.25%
10th Percentile £394 £380 £344
90th Percentile £589 £578 £498
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +13.51% +2.78% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 707 698 658
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 98.59% 97.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 531 519
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £257 £185 £213
90th Percentile £580 £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%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Oxford

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Oxford

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Oxford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Oxford

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (50.00%) React
4 6 (42.86%) Node.js
4 6 (42.86%) jQuery
5 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Puppet
5 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
5 5 (35.71%) Ansible
5 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (28.57%) Play Framework
6 4 (28.57%) SOA
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 3 (21.43%) JSF
7 3 (21.43%) Maven
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) Oracle

Senior 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 2 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (7.14%) NServiceBus
2 1 (7.14%) Sitefinity
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Ant
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Grunt
2 2 (14.29%) gulp
2 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 2 (14.29%) Mockito
3 1 (7.14%) JMeter
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 7 (50.00%) React
2 6 (42.86%) jQuery
2 6 (42.86%) Node.js
3 4 (28.57%) Play Framework
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) JSF
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) Dropwizard
5 2 (14.29%) Grails
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) Hystrix
5 2 (14.29%) Java EE
5 2 (14.29%) JMS
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) Scalatra
5 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (35.71%) BDD
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Process Improvement
2 5 (35.71%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Kanban
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 2 (14.29%) Product Management
5 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 2 (14.29%) Web Application Development
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Groovy
4 2 (14.29%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Ansible
1 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) New Relic