Period
to 3 December 2020

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

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
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 49 172 369
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 32.89% 29.05% 32.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.79% 29.81% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 153 320
Median daily rate £375 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £234 £320 £313
90th Percentile £475 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £438
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -2.25% -1.11% -

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 145 577 1,088
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.32% 97.47% 97.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 388 789
Median daily rate £375 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £200 £156 £263
90th Percentile £515 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +1.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 46
Median hourly rate £50.00 £21.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +131.16% +8.15% +12.55%
10th Percentile £21.41 £14.13 £13.75
90th Percentile £181.88 £81.18 £51.88
Median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +47.62% +5.00% +11.11%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Oxfordshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Developer in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Developer in Oxfordshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Developer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Developer in Oxfordshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Developer in Oxfordshire.

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 3 December 2020. 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 22 £350 -22.22% 56
Abingdon 0 3 £425 +4.62% 5
Bicester +2 1 £350 -36.36% 2
Thame 0 1 £375 -18.92% 1
Witney - 1 - - 8
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
2 18 (36.73%) HTML
3 17 (34.69%) CSS
4 13 (26.53%) .NET
5 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
6 9 (18.37%) C#
6 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.37%) Docker
7 8 (16.33%) Node.js
7 8 (16.33%) React
7 8 (16.33%) User Experience
7 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
7 8 (16.33%) Web Development
7 8 (16.33%) HTML5
8 7 (14.29%) CSS3
8 7 (14.29%) Google
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 7 (14.29%) Kubernetes
8 7 (14.29%) Front End Development
9 6 (12.24%) Microservices
9 6 (12.24%) Go
9 6 (12.24%) REST
9 6 (12.24%) TypeScript
9 6 (12.24%) MVC
9 6 (12.24%) WordPress
9 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
9 6 (12.24%) Azure
10 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.20%) Salesforce.com

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 6 (12.24%) WordPress
2 3 (6.12%) Drupal
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
3 2 (4.08%) Moodle
4 1 (2.04%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.04%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.04%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Aareon QL
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Azure
2 4 (8.16%) GCP
3 3 (6.12%) AWS
3 3 (6.12%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.08%) Apigee
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (4.08%) Power Automate
4 2 (4.08%) Power Platform
4 2 (4.08%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (2.04%) Algolia
5 1 (2.04%) Office 365
5 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.08%) Power BI
4 1 (2.04%) DTS
4 1 (2.04%) GIS
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.16%) gulp
3 3 (6.12%) JIRA
4 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.08%) Gatling
4 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.12%) Marketing
1 3 (6.12%) Public Sector
2 2 (4.08%) Local Government
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) HTML
2 17 (34.69%) CSS
3 13 (26.53%) .NET
4 11 (22.45%) AngularJS
5 8 (16.33%) ASP.NET
5 8 (16.33%) HTML5
5 8 (16.33%) Node.js
5 8 (16.33%) React
6 7 (14.29%) CSS3
7 6 (12.24%) REST
8 5 (10.20%) Vue.js
9 4 (8.16%) Angular 2
9 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (6.12%) jQuery
10 3 (6.12%) JSON
10 3 (6.12%) OAuth
10 3 (6.12%) Visualforce
11 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
11 2 (4.08%) RESTful
11 2 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) User Experience
2 3 (6.12%) Robotics
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.04%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.33%) Web Development
3 7 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 6 (12.24%) Microservices
4 6 (12.24%) MVC
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (8.16%) Scrum
5 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (6.12%) Requirements Gathering
6 3 (6.12%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.08%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.08%) Open Source
7 2 (4.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (4.08%) Robotic Process Automation
8 1 (2.04%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.37%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 6 (12.24%) Go
4 6 (12.24%) TypeScript
5 5 (10.20%) Python
6 4 (8.16%) Apex Code
7 3 (6.12%) Java
8 2 (4.08%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.04%) C++
9 1 (2.04%) Java 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (18.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (14.29%) Google
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) UiPath
3 2 (4.08%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.04%) Aareon
4 1 (2.04%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Automation Anywhere
4 1 (2.04%) Blue Prism
4 1 (2.04%) Kofax
4 1 (2.04%) WooCommerce