Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 17 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.

Developer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 409 506 413
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 32.67% 39.66% 30.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.05% 40.61% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 367 352
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £251
90th Percentile £575 £570 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 15
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% +73.91%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 1201 1246 1327
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 97.65% 97.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 940 889 946
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +9.59%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £213
90th Percentile £581 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 77
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +3.03% +7.32%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.60 £9.99
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.25 £53.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 270 £450 +5.88% 39
Kidlington -4 17 £450 -5.26%
Abingdon -7 5 £363 +11.54% 5
Witney 0 4 - - 1
Bicester +1 2 £313 +56.25%
Banbury +1 1 £375 +19.05% 4
Thame -3 1 £413 - 1
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 194 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 147 (35.94%) HTML
4 140 (34.23%) Java
5 139 (33.99%) CSS
6 129 (31.54%) SQL
7 123 (30.07%) TDD
8 122 (29.83%) Amazon AWS
8 122 (29.83%) AngularJS
9 94 (22.98%) jQuery
10 82 (20.05%) Web Services
10 82 (20.05%) MVC
11 80 (19.56%) Scrum
12 74 (18.09%) Git (software)
13 70 (17.11%) C#
13 70 (17.11%) SQL Server
14 69 (16.87%) BDD
14 69 (16.87%) Node.js
15 68 (16.63%) Oracle
16 64 (15.65%) PHP
17 60 (14.67%) .NET
18 59 (14.43%) React
19 55 (13.45%) REST
19 55 (13.45%) Kanban
19 55 (13.45%) Unit Testing
19 55 (13.45%) Web Development
20 53 (12.96%) Spring
21 50 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
22 49 (11.98%) Maven
22 49 (11.98%) Software Engineering

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 18 (4.40%) Drupal
2 17 (4.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (2.93%) Apache Spark
4 11 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.44%) Apache
5 10 (2.44%) WordPress
6 9 (2.20%) CMS
7 8 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.71%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.47%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.22%) IIS
10 5 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.98%) Confluence
11 4 (0.98%) JBoss
11 4 (0.98%) Mongoose
11 4 (0.98%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.73%) nginx
13 2 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.24%) InDesign
1 1 (0.24%) InVision
1 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (3.42%) Magento
1 14 (3.42%) Markit EDM
2 10 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
3 8 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.71%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.98%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 122 (29.83%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (4.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.91%) GitHub
4 11 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (2.20%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.96%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.71%) Boomi
8 6 (1.47%) Office 365
9 5 (1.22%) IaaS
9 5 (1.22%) PaaS
10 4 (0.98%) Amazon Glacier
10 4 (0.98%) Heroku
10 4 (0.98%) npm
11 3 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.24%) Serverless
13 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.69%) HTTP
2 9 (2.20%) Intranet
3 7 (1.71%) FTP
4 5 (1.22%) Internet
5 2 (0.49%) SSL
6 1 (0.24%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.11%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.02%) MySQL
3 37 (9.05%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (6.36%) MongoDB
6 25 (6.11%) NoSQL
7 20 (4.89%) Oracle Database
8 14 (3.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (3.18%) Big Data
10 12 (2.93%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.69%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (2.20%) Redis
14 7 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (1.71%) Relational Database
14 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (1.47%) Power BI
15 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 74 (18.09%) Git (software)
2 49 (11.98%) Maven
3 34 (8.31%) JIRA
3 34 (8.31%) JUnit
4 28 (6.85%) Mockito
5 24 (5.87%) Talend Open Studio
6 22 (5.38%) Ant
7 18 (4.40%) Oracle Forms
8 16 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 16 (3.91%) Subversion
9 15 (3.67%) Grunt
9 15 (3.67%) gulp
10 10 (2.44%) Gradle
10 10 (2.44%) IntelliJ
11 8 (1.96%) Bitbucket
11 8 (1.96%) Jenkins
12 6 (1.47%) JProfiler
12 6 (1.47%) VisualVM
12 6 (1.47%) YourKit
13 5 (1.22%) JDeveloper
General
1 33 (8.07%) Finance
2 29 (7.09%) Publishing
3 11 (2.69%) Billing
4 5 (1.22%) Games
4 5 (1.22%) Marketing
4 5 (1.22%) Retail
5 3 (0.73%) Advertising
6 2 (0.49%) Front Office
6 2 (0.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.24%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (35.94%) HTML
2 139 (33.99%) CSS
3 122 (29.83%) AngularJS
4 94 (22.98%) jQuery
5 82 (20.05%) Web Services
6 69 (16.87%) Node.js
7 60 (14.67%) .NET
8 59 (14.43%) React
9 55 (13.45%) REST
10 53 (12.96%) Spring
11 49 (11.98%) ASP.NET
12 48 (11.74%) HTML5
13 39 (9.54%) CSS3
13 39 (9.54%) RESTful
14 33 (8.07%) Ajax
15 28 (6.85%) JSON
16 26 (6.36%) XML
17 23 (5.62%) Sass
17 23 (5.62%) Symfony
18 21 (5.13%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (2.20%) User Experience
3 6 (1.47%) Data Structures
4 5 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 4 (0.98%) Minimum Viable Product
5 4 (0.98%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.73%) Algorithms
6 3 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (0.73%) Clustering
6 3 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (0.73%) New Media
6 3 (0.73%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.49%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.49%) Fintech
7 2 (0.49%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.49%) iPad
7 2 (0.49%) Wiki
8 1 (0.24%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.00%) Linux
2 10 (2.44%) Unix
3 3 (0.73%) Windows
4 2 (0.49%) Android
4 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (47.43%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (30.07%) TDD
3 82 (20.05%) MVC
4 80 (19.56%) Scrum
5 69 (16.87%) BDD
6 55 (13.45%) Kanban
6 55 (13.45%) Unit Testing
6 55 (13.45%) Web Development
7 50 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (11.98%) Software Engineering
9 42 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (9.78%) Pair Programming
11 38 (9.29%) Test Automation
12 37 (9.05%) ETL
13 35 (8.56%) SOA
14 31 (7.58%) Front End Development
14 31 (7.58%) OO
15 29 (7.09%) Kimball Methodology
16 28 (6.85%) Data Modelling
17 27 (6.60%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 183 (44.74%) JavaScript
2 140 (34.23%) Java
3 129 (31.54%) SQL
4 70 (17.11%) C#
5 64 (15.65%) PHP
6 33 (8.07%) PL/SQL
7 29 (7.09%) Python
8 26 (6.36%) VB.NET
9 22 (5.38%) T-SQL
10 12 (2.93%) Groovy
11 11 (2.69%) Scala
11 11 (2.69%) XPath
12 10 (2.44%) Ruby
13 8 (1.96%) Apex Code
14 7 (1.71%) PHP 7
15 6 (1.47%) ES6
16 5 (1.22%) PHP 5
17 4 (0.98%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.98%) C
17 4 (0.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (2.20%) Degree
2 8 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.22%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.91%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (8.31%) Docker
2 3 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 29 (7.09%) Ansible
2 25 (6.11%) Puppet
3 24 (5.87%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (2.93%) Terraform
5 10 (2.44%) Mesos
6 3 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.24%) logstash
Vendors
1 68 (16.63%) Oracle
2 35 (8.56%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.87%) Talend
4 21 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.93%) New Relic
6 7 (1.71%) Dell
6 7 (1.71%) Zend
7 4 (0.98%) Infor
8 3 (0.73%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.73%) Twitter
8 3 (0.73%) VMware
8 3 (0.73%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.49%) Adobe
9 2 (0.49%) Capita
9 2 (0.49%) Splunk
9 2 (0.49%) Sybase
9 2 (0.49%) Tableau
10 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.24%) Cognos
10 1 (0.24%) HP