Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 387 428 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 31.51% 36.30% 35.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.28% 37.74% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 391 336
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £306
90th Percentile £525 £550 £531
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.14% +9.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +111.11%
10th Percentile £47.50 £41.25 £26.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% +17.57%

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 1,199 1,134 1,225
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.64% 96.18% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 864 851 860
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £600 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 43 60
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £17.77 £14.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.51% +18.96% -5.82%
10th Percentile £11.38 £10.30 £10.49
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.75 £37.63
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.61
% change year-on-year +5.56% -8.21% +12.06%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 225 £425 -5.56% 108
Abingdon -3 19 £420 +20.00% 23
Kidlington +2 18 £438 -2.78% 2
Thame -3 9 £500 +19.40% 5
Banbury - 5 £325 - 15
Bicester - 3 £325 -
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 23 September 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.

1 186 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (47.55%) JavaScript
3 156 (40.31%) HTML
4 135 (34.88%) AngularJS
5 129 (33.33%) CSS
6 106 (27.39%) SQL
7 95 (24.55%) .NET
8 92 (23.77%) jQuery
9 91 (23.51%) Java
10 75 (19.38%) SQL Server
11 71 (18.35%) Microservices
12 70 (18.09%) C#
13 59 (15.25%) User Experience
14 58 (14.99%) Software Engineering
15 57 (14.73%) Scrum
16 56 (14.47%) Web Services
17 55 (14.21%) HTML5
18 54 (13.95%) Test Automation
19 53 (13.70%) Go
20 50 (12.92%) UX Design
20 50 (12.92%) Web Development
21 49 (12.66%) Oracle
22 47 (12.14%) Front End Development
23 41 (10.59%) ASP.NET
24 40 (10.34%) Finance
24 40 (10.34%) Angular 2
24 40 (10.34%) DevOps
25 39 (10.08%) Git (software)
25 39 (10.08%) MVC
26 38 (9.82%) 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 12 (3.10%) CMS
2 7 (1.81%) WordPress
3 6 (1.55%) Drupal
3 6 (1.55%) Kentico
3 6 (1.55%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.03%) GlassFish
4 4 (1.03%) WildFly
5 3 (0.78%) Apache
5 3 (0.78%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.26%) Confluence
7 1 (0.26%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) CATIA
2 1 (0.26%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (3.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (2.58%) Oracle Financials
3 10 (2.58%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (2.58%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (1.03%) Magento
5 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.52%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.82%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (9.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 12 (3.10%) GitHub
5 11 (2.84%) Azure Data Factory
6 7 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (1.81%) Serverless
7 6 (1.55%) Google Analytics
7 6 (1.55%) PaaS
8 4 (1.03%) Office 365
9 3 (0.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.52%) Internet
1 2 (0.52%) Intranet
1 2 (0.52%) SMS
2 1 (0.26%) FTP
2 1 (0.26%) Skype
2 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (5.68%) MySQL
4 20 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (3.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.10%) Big Data
6 12 (3.10%) Power BI
7 11 (2.84%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (2.84%) Redis
8 10 (2.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 10 (2.58%) Qlik Sense
8 10 (2.58%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.81%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (10.08%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.58%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (2.33%) JIRA
3 9 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.07%) gulp
5 6 (1.55%) JUnit
5 6 (1.55%) webpack
6 5 (1.29%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.29%) Maven
6 5 (1.29%) Mockito
6 5 (1.29%) Subversion
6 5 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.03%) CMake
7 4 (1.03%) Grunt
7 4 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.78%) Babel
8 3 (0.78%) Gradle
8 3 (0.78%) JDeveloper
8 3 (0.78%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.52%) jMock
General
1 40 (10.34%) Finance
2 19 (4.91%) Publishing
3 15 (3.88%) Billing
4 12 (3.10%) Marketing
5 10 (2.58%) General Ledger
6 6 (1.55%) Games
7 5 (1.29%) Back Office
8 4 (1.03%) Retail
9 3 (0.78%) Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Automotive
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
10 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) Law
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (40.31%) HTML
2 135 (34.88%) AngularJS
3 129 (33.33%) CSS
4 95 (24.55%) .NET
5 92 (23.77%) jQuery
6 56 (14.47%) Web Services
7 55 (14.21%) HTML5
8 41 (10.59%) ASP.NET
9 40 (10.34%) Angular 2
10 37 (9.56%) Node.js
11 34 (8.79%) React
12 31 (8.01%) Spring
13 24 (6.20%) Kafka
14 23 (5.94%) CSS3
14 23 (5.94%) Spring Boot
15 22 (5.68%) XML
16 20 (5.17%) Sass
16 20 (5.17%) Vue.js
17 17 (4.39%) .NET Framework
18 16 (4.13%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.25%) User Experience
2 15 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.10%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (2.07%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.55%) CUDA
7 5 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.78%) Replication
10 2 (0.52%) Clustering
10 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.52%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.26%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.26%) Fintech
11 1 (0.26%) Robotics
11 1 (0.26%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.49%) Linux
2 12 (3.10%) Windows
3 5 (1.29%) Android
4 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.03%) Mac OS X
4 4 (1.03%) Unix
5 2 (0.52%) Fedora
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (48.06%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (18.35%) Microservices
3 58 (14.99%) Software Engineering
4 57 (14.73%) Scrum
5 54 (13.95%) Test Automation
6 50 (12.92%) UX Design
6 50 (12.92%) Web Development
7 47 (12.14%) Front End Development
8 40 (10.34%) DevOps
9 39 (10.08%) MVC
10 34 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (7.24%) TDD
12 27 (6.98%) ETL
12 27 (6.98%) Unit Testing
13 24 (6.20%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (6.20%) Web Application Development
14 23 (5.94%) Quote-to-Cash
15 21 (5.43%) Continuous Delivery
16 17 (4.39%) BDD
16 17 (4.39%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 184 (47.55%) JavaScript
2 106 (27.39%) SQL
3 91 (23.51%) Java
4 70 (18.09%) C#
5 53 (13.70%) Go
6 32 (8.27%) PHP
7 27 (6.98%) C++
8 22 (5.68%) Java 8
8 22 (5.68%) Python
8 22 (5.68%) TypeScript
9 18 (4.65%) PL/SQL
10 14 (3.62%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.84%) ES6
12 7 (1.81%) Scala
13 5 (1.29%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.03%) Ruby
14 4 (1.03%) VB
14 4 (1.03%) VBA
15 3 (0.78%) GLSL
16 2 (0.52%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (1.81%) Degree
2 3 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.81%) GDPR
2 6 (1.55%) QA
3 5 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) DICOM
System Software
1 22 (5.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (5.94%) Kubernetes
2 18 (4.65%) Ansible
2 18 (4.65%) Terraform
3 6 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.55%) Puppet
4 4 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (12.66%) Oracle
2 33 (8.53%) Microsoft
3 28 (7.24%) Salesforce.com
4 25 (6.46%) Google
5 4 (1.03%) Adyen
5 4 (1.03%) WorldPay
6 3 (0.78%) DevExpress
6 3 (0.78%) SAP
6 3 (0.78%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.52%) New Relic
7 2 (0.52%) Volusion
7 2 (0.52%) WooCommerce
7 2 (0.52%) Zend
8 1 (0.26%) Facebook
8 1 (0.26%) IBM
8 1 (0.26%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.26%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.26%) Splunk
8 1 (0.26%) Tableau
8 1 (0.26%) Talend