Period
to 20 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 404 467 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 30.77% 39.54% 32.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.56% 40.96% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 410 301
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £305 £325 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +100.00%
10th Percentile £47.50 £26.38 £46.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.05 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

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 1,280 1,140 1,123
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.49% 96.53% 97.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 814 821
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.82% +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £213
90th Percentile £600 £560 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 59 56
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +25.00% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.46 £10.44
90th Percentile £53.75 £48.80 £34.75
South East median hourly rate £19.02 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.66% -12.50% +14.30%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -1 240 £425 - 104
Abingdon -3 15 £420 +20.00% 17
Thame 0 11 £500 +17.65% 4
Kidlington -5 11 £425 -5.56% 5
Banbury 0 7 £325 - 11
Bicester +2 4 £313 - 3
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 20 July 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.

1 202 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (48.51%) JavaScript
3 169 (41.83%) HTML
4 152 (37.62%) AngularJS
5 139 (34.41%) CSS
6 100 (24.75%) SQL
7 93 (23.02%) Java
8 85 (21.04%) jQuery
9 83 (20.54%) Microservices
10 75 (18.56%) Front End Development
11 72 (17.82%) Web Development
12 67 (16.58%) HTML5
13 65 (16.09%) .NET
14 64 (15.84%) User Experience
15 62 (15.35%) SQL Server
16 61 (15.10%) Software Engineering
17 60 (14.85%) Node.js
18 59 (14.60%) C#
19 56 (13.86%) Git (software)
19 56 (13.86%) Test Automation
20 51 (12.62%) Web Services
21 50 (12.38%) Scrum
22 49 (12.13%) UX Design
23 48 (11.88%) React
24 47 (11.63%) Go
25 46 (11.39%) Finance
26 42 (10.40%) DevOps
27 38 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
27 38 (9.41%) Oracle
28 37 (9.16%) PHP

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 16 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (2.72%) CMS
3 7 (1.73%) WordPress
4 6 (1.49%) Kentico
4 6 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.74%) Apache
5 3 (0.74%) GlassFish
5 3 (0.74%) NServiceBus
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.74%) WildFly
6 2 (0.50%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.50%) Drupal
7 1 (0.25%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.25%) SAS
7 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.50%) CATIA
1 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (2.48%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (2.48%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (2.48%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (1.98%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.99%) Magento
5 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (6.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 20 (4.95%) GitHub
5 8 (1.98%) PaaS
6 6 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (1.49%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.74%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
7 3 (0.74%) Office 365
7 3 (0.74%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.50%) Serverless
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.25%) SaaS
9 1 (0.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.50%) Internet
1 2 (0.50%) Intranet
2 1 (0.25%) FTP
2 1 (0.25%) Skype
2 1 (0.25%) SMS
2 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.18%) MySQL
3 21 (5.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.71%) Redis
7 13 (3.22%) Big Data
7 13 (3.22%) Power BI
8 12 (2.97%) Qlik Sense
9 10 (2.48%) NoSQL
9 10 (2.48%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 10 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
11 6 (1.49%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.49%) Relational Database
11 6 (1.49%) Sisense
12 5 (1.24%) Looker
12 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
12 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 56 (13.86%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.96%) JIRA
3 11 (2.72%) Subversion
4 10 (2.48%) JUnit
4 10 (2.48%) Maven
4 10 (2.48%) Mockito
4 10 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (2.23%) webpack
6 8 (1.98%) gulp
7 6 (1.49%) jMock
8 4 (0.99%) CMake
8 4 (0.99%) Gradle
8 4 (0.99%) Grunt
8 4 (0.99%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.99%) JHipster
8 4 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.74%) Babel
9 3 (0.74%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (11.39%) Finance
2 17 (4.21%) Publishing
3 10 (2.48%) General Ledger
4 9 (2.23%) Marketing
5 6 (1.49%) Billing
6 5 (1.24%) Games
7 4 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.50%) Automotive
8 2 (0.50%) Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
8 2 (0.50%) Law
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (41.83%) HTML
2 152 (37.62%) AngularJS
3 139 (34.41%) CSS
4 85 (21.04%) jQuery
5 67 (16.58%) HTML5
6 65 (16.09%) .NET
7 60 (14.85%) Node.js
8 51 (12.62%) Web Services
9 48 (11.88%) React
10 30 (7.43%) Angular 2
10 30 (7.43%) CSS3
11 28 (6.93%) ASP.NET
11 28 (6.93%) Spring
12 23 (5.69%) Sass
13 21 (5.20%) RESTful
14 20 (4.95%) Spring Boot
15 18 (4.46%) Vue.js
15 18 (4.46%) XML
16 17 (4.21%) Ajax
17 16 (3.96%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.84%) User Experience
2 18 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (2.97%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.48%) CUDA
4 10 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
6 4 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.50%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.50%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.25%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.25%) Life Science
8 1 (0.25%) Robotics
8 1 (0.25%) Social Media
8 1 (0.25%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.66%) Linux
2 10 (2.48%) Windows
3 4 (0.99%) Android
3 4 (0.99%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.25%) Unix
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (20.54%) Microservices
3 75 (18.56%) Front End Development
4 72 (17.82%) Web Development
5 61 (15.10%) Software Engineering
6 56 (13.86%) Test Automation
7 50 (12.38%) Scrum
8 49 (12.13%) UX Design
9 42 (10.40%) DevOps
10 34 (8.42%) MVC
11 31 (7.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 31 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (7.18%) TDD
13 27 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (6.68%) Unit Testing
14 25 (6.19%) ETL
15 24 (5.94%) BDD
16 21 (5.20%) Data Modelling
17 20 (4.95%) Kimball Methodology
17 20 (4.95%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 196 (48.51%) JavaScript
2 100 (24.75%) SQL
3 93 (23.02%) Java
4 59 (14.60%) C#
5 47 (11.63%) Go
6 37 (9.16%) PHP
7 36 (8.91%) TypeScript
8 29 (7.18%) C++
9 27 (6.68%) Python
10 19 (4.70%) ES6
10 19 (4.70%) PL/SQL
11 15 (3.71%) Java 8
12 12 (2.97%) Scala
13 7 (1.73%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.49%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.99%) Perl
16 3 (0.74%) GLSL
16 3 (0.74%) Ruby
17 2 (0.50%) Groovy
17 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (1.73%) Degree
2 3 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.47%) QA
2 9 (2.23%) GDPR
3 6 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.25%) DICOM
System Software
1 24 (5.94%) Docker
2 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 26 (6.44%) Terraform
2 21 (5.20%) Ansible
3 16 (3.96%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (9.41%) Oracle
2 35 (8.66%) Google
3 26 (6.44%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.98%) Talend
6 4 (0.99%) Adyen
6 4 (0.99%) Capita
6 4 (0.99%) WorldPay
7 3 (0.74%) New Relic
7 3 (0.74%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.50%) SAP
8 2 (0.50%) Splunk
8 2 (0.50%) Tableau
8 2 (0.50%) Volusion
8 2 (0.50%) WooCommerce
8 2 (0.50%) Zend
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe
9 1 (0.25%) Informatica
9 1 (0.25%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.25%) Teradata