The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 25 June 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 267 171 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 42.58% 29.08% 27.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.06% 29.95% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 129 153
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +171.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 606 571 749
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.65% 97.11% 98.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 405 492
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 45
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £32.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Oxfordshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Oxfordshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Oxfordshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Oxfordshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 150 £425 +6.25% 40
Abingdon +4 11 £350 +211.11% 9
Witney +1 5 £350 +211.11% 2
Kidlington +2 4 £450 +300.00%
Thame - 4 £419 - 2
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Oxfordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 190 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (39.35%) JavaScript
3 164 (35.27%) HTML
4 158 (33.98%) CSS
5 137 (29.46%) Java
6 121 (26.02%) SQL
7 115 (24.73%) TDD
8 104 (22.37%) AngularJS
9 90 (19.35%) PHP
10 85 (18.28%) Web Services
11 81 (17.42%) jQuery
12 77 (16.56%) Scrum
12 77 (16.56%) MVC
13 76 (16.34%) .NET
14 74 (15.91%) C#
15 69 (14.84%) Node.js
15 69 (14.84%) CSS3
16 67 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
16 67 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
17 66 (14.19%) Spring
17 66 (14.19%) MySQL
17 66 (14.19%) Git (software)
18 65 (13.98%) HTML5
19 56 (12.04%) Symfony
19 56 (12.04%) SQL Server
20 52 (11.18%) RESTful
21 51 (10.97%) Maven
22 50 (10.75%) ASP.NET
22 50 (10.75%) JBoss
23 49 (10.54%) Pair Programming

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 50 (10.75%) JBoss
2 30 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 30 (6.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 24 (5.16%) WebSphere Process Server
4 21 (4.52%) Apache
5 16 (3.44%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.01%) CMS
6 14 (3.01%) Drupal
6 14 (3.01%) EPiServer
7 13 (2.80%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.15%) nginx
9 8 (1.72%) Apache Spark
10 7 (1.51%) WordPress
11 5 (1.08%) Confluence
12 3 (0.65%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.43%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.43%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.43%) Kentico
13 2 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.22%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (1.51%) InVision
2 2 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (0.43%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 12 (2.58%) Magento
2 6 (1.29%) Markit EDM
3 5 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.43%) Siebel CRM
7 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 67 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (9.89%) GitHub
3 25 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 24 (5.16%) Google App Engine
5 22 (4.73%) Google Compute Engine
6 16 (3.44%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (1.94%) Office 365
9 8 (1.72%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.08%) Boomi
11 4 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 1 (0.22%) Force.com
13 1 (0.22%) Google Container Engine
13 1 (0.22%) PaaS
13 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.37%) SSL
2 7 (1.51%) Intranet
3 5 (1.08%) FTP
4 3 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (14.19%) MySQL
2 56 (12.04%) SQL Server
3 40 (8.60%) NoSQL
4 33 (7.10%) MongoDB
5 32 (6.88%) Data Warehouse
5 32 (6.88%) Oracle Database
6 20 (4.30%) Oracle BI EE
7 18 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (3.44%) Redis
9 14 (3.01%) Big Data
9 14 (3.01%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 12 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (1.94%) CouchDB
13 6 (1.29%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 66 (14.19%) Git (software)
2 51 (10.97%) Maven
3 44 (9.46%) Jenkins
4 39 (8.39%) JIRA
5 36 (7.74%) Talend Open Studio
6 34 (7.31%) Mockito
7 31 (6.67%) JUnit
8 30 (6.45%) Cucumber
9 21 (4.52%) Subversion
10 16 (3.44%) Grunt
11 15 (3.23%) Bitbucket
12 12 (2.58%) gulp
13 9 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (1.94%) Mercurial
13 9 (1.94%) Selenium
14 8 (1.72%) PHPUnit
14 8 (1.72%) webpack
15 7 (1.51%) Axure RP
15 7 (1.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 7 (1.51%) Mocha
General
1 39 (8.39%) Finance
2 25 (5.38%) Publishing
3 5 (1.08%) Banking
4 4 (0.86%) Advertising
5 2 (0.43%) Automotive
5 2 (0.43%) Front Office
5 2 (0.43%) Marketing
5 2 (0.43%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.22%) Billing
6 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.22%) Games
6 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (35.27%) HTML
2 158 (33.98%) CSS
3 104 (22.37%) AngularJS
4 85 (18.28%) Web Services
5 81 (17.42%) jQuery
6 76 (16.34%) .NET
7 69 (14.84%) CSS3
7 69 (14.84%) Node.js
8 66 (14.19%) Spring
9 65 (13.98%) HTML5
10 56 (12.04%) Symfony
11 52 (11.18%) RESTful
12 50 (10.75%) ASP.NET
13 48 (10.32%) REST
14 41 (8.82%) Sass
15 40 (8.60%) Ajax
16 39 (8.39%) JSON
16 39 (8.39%) Laravel
17 38 (8.17%) SOAP
18 32 (6.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (3.01%) Computer Science
1 14 (3.01%) Mobile App
2 12 (2.58%) User Experience
3 10 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (0.86%) Algorithms
5 4 (0.86%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.43%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (0.43%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.43%) Fintech
7 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.22%) EPoS
7 1 (0.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.22%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.22%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.39%) Linux
2 12 (2.58%) Unix
3 4 (0.86%) Windows
4 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.22%) Android
5 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.22%) CentOS
5 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (40.86%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (24.73%) TDD
3 77 (16.56%) MVC
3 77 (16.56%) Scrum
4 67 (14.41%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (10.54%) Pair Programming
6 47 (10.11%) BDD
7 44 (9.46%) Unit Testing
8 43 (9.25%) DevOps
8 43 (9.25%) ETL
9 40 (8.60%) OO
10 39 (8.39%) Front End Development
10 39 (8.39%) Web Development
11 38 (8.17%) Software Engineering
12 36 (7.74%) Performance Tuning
12 36 (7.74%) Test Automation
13 35 (7.53%) E-Commerce
14 34 (7.31%) Migration
15 30 (6.45%) BPEL
16 29 (6.24%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 183 (39.35%) JavaScript
2 137 (29.46%) Java
3 121 (26.02%) SQL
4 90 (19.35%) PHP
5 74 (15.91%) C#
6 33 (7.10%) Python
7 32 (6.88%) VB.NET
8 27 (5.81%) PL/SQL
9 16 (3.44%) T-SQL
10 15 (3.23%) C++
11 10 (2.15%) Scala
12 9 (1.94%) C
12 9 (1.94%) PHP 5
12 9 (1.94%) PHP 7
13 6 (1.29%) TypeScript
14 5 (1.08%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.65%) ES6
15 3 (0.65%) Groovy
16 2 (0.43%) C++/CLI
16 2 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (3.44%) Degree
2 5 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.43%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.08%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.86%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (3.23%) Puppet
2 13 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (2.15%) Ansible
3 10 (2.15%) Terraform
4 3 (0.65%) Mesos
5 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 47 (10.11%) Oracle
2 36 (7.74%) Talend
3 27 (5.81%) Google
4 20 (4.30%) Zend
5 12 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (2.37%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.08%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.08%) Dell
8 4 (0.86%) Infor
9 3 (0.65%) Adobe
9 3 (0.65%) New Relic
10 2 (0.43%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.43%) Micro Focus
10 2 (0.43%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.43%) Siebel
10 2 (0.43%) Sun
10 2 (0.43%) Tableau
11 1 (0.22%) PayPal
11 1 (0.22%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
11 1 (0.22%) Sybase
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