The median contractor rate for a Developer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 204 147 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 36.23% 29.46% 14.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.02% 30.56% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 119 78
Median daily rate £405 £375 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +12.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

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 551 481 657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.87% 96.39% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 364 399
Median daily rate £375 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -8.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 62
Median hourly rate £16.50 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

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 30 March 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 30 March 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 +1 106 £410 -2.38% 52
Abingdon 0 13 £350 +21.73% 5
Kidlington +2 7 £438 -2.77% 1
Witney - 3 £225 - 7
Banbury +4 2 - - 1
Thame -1 1 £425 +30.76% 5
Bicester - 1 - - 1
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 162 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (36.52%) JavaScript
3 140 (34.31%) Java
4 127 (31.13%) SQL
5 116 (28.43%) HTML
6 109 (26.72%) CSS
7 89 (21.81%) MVC
8 83 (20.34%) AngularJS
9 79 (19.36%) Spring
10 78 (19.12%) C#
11 77 (18.87%) SQL Server
12 76 (18.63%) .NET
13 69 (16.91%) Git (software)
14 65 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
15 64 (15.69%) Web Services
16 63 (15.44%) TDD
17 61 (14.95%) MySQL
18 60 (14.71%) jQuery
19 59 (14.46%) Node.js
19 59 (14.46%) PHP
19 59 (14.46%) Scrum
20 56 (13.73%) ETL
21 53 (12.99%) HTML5
21 53 (12.99%) RESTful
21 53 (12.99%) CSS3
22 52 (12.75%) Publishing
22 52 (12.75%) Java EE
23 51 (12.50%) Jenkins
24 50 (12.25%) Maven
24 50 (12.25%) ASP.NET

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 46 (11.27%) JBoss
2 33 (8.09%) WebSphere
3 25 (6.13%) WebSphere Process Server
4 21 (5.15%) WebSphere Application Server
5 19 (4.66%) nginx
6 18 (4.41%) Apache
7 14 (3.43%) EPiServer
7 14 (3.43%) Tomcat
8 12 (2.94%) Alfresco
8 12 (2.94%) CMS
9 11 (2.70%) Drupal
9 11 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (1.96%) Confluence
10 8 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (1.96%) SharePoint
11 6 (1.47%) SilverStripe
12 5 (1.23%) IIS
13 4 (0.98%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.98%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.98%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.25%) GIMP
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 13 (3.19%) Magento
2 8 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (1.47%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.49%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
7 1 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.31%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (8.09%) GitHub
3 17 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (3.68%) Google App Engine
5 14 (3.43%) Google Compute Engine
6 11 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.21%) Boomi
8 6 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (1.47%) Office 365
9 5 (1.23%) PaaS
10 4 (0.98%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.49%) Heroku
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.25%) Force.com
12 1 (0.25%) IaaS
12 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.92%) Intranet
2 10 (2.45%) FTP
3 9 (2.21%) SSL
4 2 (0.49%) HTTP
5 1 (0.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 61 (14.95%) MySQL
3 28 (6.86%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (6.62%) MongoDB
5 26 (6.37%) NoSQL
5 26 (6.37%) Oracle Database
6 24 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
9 20 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (4.66%) SQL Server 2014
11 17 (4.17%) Relational Database
12 15 (3.68%) Redis
13 14 (3.43%) Snowflake Schema
14 11 (2.70%) CouchDB
15 7 (1.72%) MS Access
16 6 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
17 5 (1.23%) MariaDB
17 5 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 69 (16.91%) Git (software)
2 51 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 50 (12.25%) Maven
4 48 (11.76%) JUnit
5 41 (10.05%) JIRA
6 39 (9.56%) Talend Open Studio
7 38 (9.31%) Mockito
8 25 (6.13%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.92%) Subversion
10 12 (2.94%) Mercurial
11 11 (2.70%) Ant
12 8 (1.96%) Grunt
12 8 (1.96%) Liquibase
12 8 (1.96%) Selenium
13 7 (1.72%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.72%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (1.23%) Mocha
15 4 (0.98%) Bower
15 4 (0.98%) gulp
16 3 (0.74%) Yeoman
General
1 52 (12.75%) Publishing
2 36 (8.82%) Finance
3 11 (2.70%) Advertising
4 5 (1.23%) Banking
4 5 (1.23%) Front Office
5 3 (0.74%) Automotive
5 3 (0.74%) Marketing
6 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (28.43%) HTML
2 109 (26.72%) CSS
3 83 (20.34%) AngularJS
4 79 (19.36%) Spring
5 76 (18.63%) .NET
6 64 (15.69%) Web Services
7 60 (14.71%) jQuery
8 59 (14.46%) Node.js
9 53 (12.99%) CSS3
9 53 (12.99%) HTML5
9 53 (12.99%) RESTful
10 52 (12.75%) Java EE
11 50 (12.25%) ASP.NET
11 50 (12.25%) XML
12 42 (10.29%) REST
13 39 (9.56%) SOAP
14 33 (8.09%) Ajax
14 33 (8.09%) JSON
15 30 (7.35%) Symfony
16 27 (6.62%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.19%) Computer Science
2 8 (1.96%) Mobile App
3 7 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.72%) User Experience
4 5 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (0.74%) SCORM
6 2 (0.49%) Animation
6 2 (0.49%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (0.49%) Fintech
6 2 (0.49%) iPhone
7 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.25%) Clustering
7 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.25%) EPoS
7 1 (0.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 39 (9.56%) Linux
2 9 (2.21%) Windows
3 7 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.47%) Unix
5 2 (0.49%) Android
5 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.25%) CentOS
6 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (21.81%) MVC
3 65 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
4 63 (15.44%) TDD
5 59 (14.46%) Scrum
6 56 (13.73%) ETL
7 45 (11.03%) Front End Development
8 44 (10.78%) Migration
9 41 (10.05%) Unit Testing
10 39 (9.56%) DevOps
11 35 (8.58%) BPEL
12 34 (8.33%) BPMN
12 34 (8.33%) Web Development
13 32 (7.84%) Pair Programming
14 29 (7.11%) Software Engineering
15 28 (6.86%) E-Commerce
15 28 (6.86%) Performance Tuning
16 22 (5.39%) OO
17 20 (4.90%) Configuration Management
18 19 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 149 (36.52%) JavaScript
2 140 (34.31%) Java
3 127 (31.13%) SQL
4 78 (19.12%) C#
5 59 (14.46%) PHP
6 25 (6.13%) Python
6 25 (6.13%) T-SQL
7 23 (5.64%) VB.NET
8 16 (3.92%) XPath
9 12 (2.94%) C++
10 7 (1.72%) Perl
11 5 (1.23%) Apex Code
11 5 (1.23%) C
11 5 (1.23%) Scala
12 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.74%) CFML
13 3 (0.74%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.74%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (3.43%) Degree
2 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
1 3 (0.74%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (3.19%) Docker
2 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (5.39%) Ansible
2 20 (4.90%) Puppet
3 19 (4.66%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.74%) Terraform
5 1 (0.25%) Mesos
5 1 (0.25%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (11.52%) Oracle
2 39 (9.56%) Talend
3 20 (4.90%) Google
4 18 (4.41%) Microsoft
5 16 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (3.43%) Zend
7 9 (2.21%) Dell
8 6 (1.47%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.23%) SAP
10 4 (0.98%) Facebook
11 3 (0.74%) Telerik
11 3 (0.74%) Twitter
12 2 (0.49%) Adobe
12 2 (0.49%) Apiary
12 2 (0.49%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.49%) Micro Focus
12 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.49%) Siebel
12 2 (0.49%) Sun
13 1 (0.25%) RedGate
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