Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 369 409 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 31.32% 32.67% 39.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.28% 34.03% 40.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 349 367
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £538 £575 £570
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - £35.00
10th Percentile £47.50 - £20.38
90th Percentile £52.50 - £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%

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 1,143 1,202 1,246
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.03% 96.01% 97.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 941 889
Oxfordshire median daily rate £435 £450 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £210
90th Percentile £588 £580 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 45
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.77 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.55% +4.53% +3.03%
10th Percentile £13.75 £10.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £51.88 £62.50 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.44
% change year-on-year +13.89% -7.38% +7.97%

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 0 217 £425 -5.56% 99
Abingdon +5 27 £420 +15.86% 19
Kidlington +5 18 £438 -2.78% 3
Thame -3 5 £520 +26.06%
Banbury -1 3 £350 -6.67% 7
Bicester 0 2 £325 +4.00% 2
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £525 - 3
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 179 (48.51%) JavaScript
2 178 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (34.96%) HTML
4 124 (33.60%) CSS
5 123 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 90 (24.39%) .NET
6 90 (24.39%) jQuery
7 88 (23.85%) SQL
8 84 (22.76%) Java
9 68 (18.43%) SQL Server
10 61 (16.53%) C#
10 61 (16.53%) Software Engineering
11 58 (15.72%) Microservices
11 58 (15.72%) Test Automation
12 51 (13.82%) Scrum
12 51 (13.82%) User Experience
13 50 (13.55%) Go
13 50 (13.55%) Front End Development
14 49 (13.28%) Web Services
15 47 (12.74%) Angular 2
16 46 (12.47%) Oracle
16 46 (12.47%) DevOps
17 44 (11.92%) ASP.NET
18 43 (11.65%) UX Design
19 41 (11.11%) React
20 39 (10.57%) Salesforce.com
21 38 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
22 37 (10.03%) MVC
22 37 (10.03%) Finance
23 36 (9.76%) Amazon AWS

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 15 (4.07%) CMS
2 9 (2.44%) WordPress
3 8 (2.17%) Kentico
3 8 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.90%) Drupal
5 4 (1.08%) GlassFish
5 4 (1.08%) WildFly
6 3 (0.81%) Apache
6 3 (0.81%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.54%) Confluence
7 2 (0.54%) IIS
7 2 (0.54%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.27%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (2.98%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (2.71%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (2.71%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (2.71%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (0.81%) Magento
4 3 (0.81%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (9.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.52%) GitHub
4 11 (2.98%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (2.17%) Office 365
5 8 (2.17%) Serverless
6 7 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.36%) PaaS
8 4 (1.08%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.81%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.54%) npm
10 2 (0.54%) SaaS
11 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.27%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.08%) Intranet
2 3 (0.81%) FTP
3 2 (0.54%) Internet
3 2 (0.54%) SMS
4 1 (0.27%) Skype
4 1 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (18.43%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (4.07%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.79%) MySQL
7 12 (3.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.25%) Power BI
8 11 (2.98%) Big Data
8 11 (2.98%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (2.98%) Relational Database
9 10 (2.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 9 (2.44%) Data Lake
10 9 (2.44%) Qlik Sense
11 7 (1.90%) Redis
12 4 (1.08%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (8.40%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.71%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.71%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (2.71%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.90%) JIRA
3 7 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.63%) gulp
5 5 (1.36%) Grunt
5 5 (1.36%) Subversion
5 5 (1.36%) webpack
6 4 (1.08%) CMake
6 4 (1.08%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.81%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.81%) Hudson
7 3 (0.81%) JUnit
7 3 (0.81%) Maven
7 3 (0.81%) MSBuild
7 3 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.81%) Selenium
General
1 37 (10.03%) Finance
2 21 (5.69%) Publishing
3 19 (5.15%) Billing
4 14 (3.79%) Marketing
5 10 (2.71%) General Ledger
6 6 (1.63%) Retail
7 5 (1.36%) Back Office
8 4 (1.08%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.54%) Automotive
9 2 (0.54%) Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Electronics
9 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (34.96%) HTML
2 124 (33.60%) CSS
3 123 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 90 (24.39%) .NET
4 90 (24.39%) jQuery
5 49 (13.28%) Web Services
6 47 (12.74%) Angular 2
7 44 (11.92%) ASP.NET
8 41 (11.11%) React
9 35 (9.49%) Node.js
10 34 (9.21%) HTML5
11 33 (8.94%) Spring
12 28 (7.59%) Kafka
13 24 (6.50%) Vue.js
13 24 (6.50%) XML
14 23 (6.23%) Spring Boot
15 19 (5.15%) CSS3
15 19 (5.15%) Sass
16 16 (4.34%) .NET Framework
16 16 (4.34%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.82%) User Experience
2 15 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.81%) Replication
7 3 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.54%) Clustering
8 2 (0.54%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.54%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.27%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.27%) Fintech
9 1 (0.27%) Life Science
9 1 (0.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.15%) Linux
2 13 (3.52%) Windows
3 5 (1.36%) Unix
4 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.81%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.54%) Android
6 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.54%) Fedora
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (48.24%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (16.53%) Software Engineering
3 58 (15.72%) Microservices
3 58 (15.72%) Test Automation
4 51 (13.82%) Scrum
5 50 (13.55%) Front End Development
6 46 (12.47%) DevOps
7 43 (11.65%) UX Design
8 38 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (10.03%) MVC
10 35 (9.49%) Web Development
11 29 (7.86%) Quote-to-Cash
12 25 (6.78%) Unit Testing
13 23 (6.23%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (6.23%) ETL
14 22 (5.96%) TDD
15 21 (5.69%) Continuous Delivery
16 20 (5.42%) Web Application Development
17 18 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
18 16 (4.34%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 179 (48.51%) JavaScript
2 88 (23.85%) SQL
3 84 (22.76%) Java
4 61 (16.53%) C#
5 50 (13.55%) Go
6 22 (5.96%) PHP
6 22 (5.96%) Python
7 19 (5.15%) C++
7 19 (5.15%) TypeScript
8 18 (4.88%) Java 8
9 17 (4.61%) PL/SQL
10 15 (4.07%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.90%) ES6
12 6 (1.63%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.36%) Scala
14 4 (1.08%) Ruby
14 4 (1.08%) VBA
15 3 (0.81%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.81%) VB
16 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (2.71%) Degree
2 4 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.36%) Data Quality
1 5 (1.36%) GDPR
2 3 (0.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (0.81%) QA
3 1 (0.27%) DICOM
System Software
1 30 (8.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (7.05%) Kubernetes
2 19 (5.15%) Terraform
3 17 (4.61%) Ansible
4 6 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.63%) Puppet
5 3 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (12.47%) Oracle
2 39 (10.57%) Salesforce.com
3 28 (7.59%) Microsoft
4 14 (3.79%) Google
5 4 (1.08%) Adyen
5 4 (1.08%) WorldPay
6 3 (0.81%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.81%) SAP
6 3 (0.81%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.54%) Volusion
7 2 (0.54%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe
8 1 (0.27%) Facebook
8 1 (0.27%) IBM
8 1 (0.27%) Informatica
8 1 (0.27%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.27%) New Relic
8 1 (0.27%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.27%) Teradata