The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 32 32 43
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.21% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 0.88% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £413 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -6.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £403 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £423 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £43.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.48% +14.66%  

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 280 226 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 100.00% 95.36% 96.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 173 241
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 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Oxford

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) CSS
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (33.33%) Maven
3 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Java EE
4 3 (20.00%) JUnit
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) JMS
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
5 2 (13.33%) BPEL

Senior 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 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Mockito
4 1 (6.67%) Ant
4 1 (6.67%) LabVIEW
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) Spring
2 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) Java EE
4 2 (13.33%) CSS3
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) JMS
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) React
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
5 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
5 1 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (6.67%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (20.00%) TDD
2 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (13.33%) BPEL
3 2 (13.33%) BPMN
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
3 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (6.67%) BDD
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) Apex Code
5 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (6.67%) SAP