Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Software Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 24 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 Software Engineer
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 - 67
Rank change year-on-year - +67 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.14% - 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Oxford median daily rate £500 - £425
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -15.00%
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 708 701 649
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 98.32% 97.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 525 510
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £264 £188 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 40
Oxford median hourly rate £17.89 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.21% -15.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.87 £10.55 £8.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £37.10 £55.08
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.43 £16.83
% change year-on-year +1.95% +3.60% +8.55%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Oxford

Senior Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Software Engineer in Oxford

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Senior Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Semantic Web
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Mesos
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

Senior Software Engineer 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 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mesos