Period
to 23 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 287 404 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 30.34% 33.11% 37.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.06% 34.24% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 339 316
Oxfordshire median daily rate £413 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £306 £313
90th Percentile £525 £580 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £22.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +7.79%

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 924 1,180 1,175
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.67% 96.72% 97.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 918 839
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £200
90th Percentile £575 £600 £564
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 49
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% -5.71%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.24 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.25 £53.50 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -8.04%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +1 179 £413 -8.33% 95
Abingdon +3 17 £420 +8.39% 18
Kidlington -1 9 £450 -2.70% 5
Wantage - 3 £350 -
Banbury +5 2 £350 -6.67% 8
Bicester +1 2 £388 +24.00% 4
Burford - 2 £450 -
Witney -6 1 £450 - 15
Thame - 1 - - 7
Carterton - 1 £380 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 146 (50.87%) JavaScript
2 109 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (34.49%) HTML
3 99 (34.49%) CSS
4 96 (33.45%) AngularJS
5 88 (30.66%) .NET
6 62 (21.60%) jQuery
7 59 (20.56%) Java
8 56 (19.51%) SQL
8 56 (19.51%) Front End Development
9 49 (17.07%) Angular 2
9 49 (17.07%) SQL Server
10 48 (16.72%) C#
11 45 (15.68%) React
12 40 (13.94%) Software Engineering
13 38 (13.24%) ASP.NET
14 37 (12.89%) Salesforce.com
14 37 (12.89%) Test Automation
15 32 (11.15%) MVC
15 32 (11.15%) DevOps
16 31 (10.80%) Go
17 29 (10.10%) Docker
17 29 (10.10%) Microservices
17 29 (10.10%) Node.js
17 29 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
17 29 (10.10%) Git (software)
18 26 (9.06%) Oracle
19 24 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
20 23 (8.01%) Vue.js
21 22 (7.67%) HTML5

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 7 (2.44%) CMS
2 6 (2.09%) Drupal
3 3 (1.05%) Apache Solr
3 3 (1.05%) Confluence
3 3 (1.05%) Kentico
3 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.70%) IIS
4 2 (0.70%) WordPress
5 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.35%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.35%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.35%) SAS
5 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.35%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.35%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.35%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.05%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (4.18%) GitHub
4 10 (3.48%) Azure Data Factory
5 8 (2.79%) Serverless
6 6 (2.09%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.74%) Office 365
7 5 (1.74%) PaaS
8 4 (1.39%) npm
9 3 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.70%) Azure Functions
10 2 (0.70%) SaaS
11 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.35%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.35%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.70%) FTP
1 2 (0.70%) Intranet
1 2 (0.70%) MQTT
2 1 (0.35%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.97%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.23%) MySQL
5 13 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.18%) NoSQL
7 11 (3.83%) Power BI
8 10 (3.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 10 (3.48%) Data Lake
9 9 (3.14%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.79%) Qlik Sense
11 7 (2.44%) Big Data
11 7 (2.44%) Redis
12 5 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (1.39%) Amazon Aurora
13 4 (1.39%) MongoDB
13 4 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
14 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.05%) RethinkDB
15 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 29 (10.10%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.23%) Grunt
3 13 (4.53%) gulp
4 11 (3.83%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.79%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.79%) webpack
6 7 (2.44%) JIRA
6 7 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.74%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.74%) Subversion
8 4 (1.39%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.39%) PhantomJS
8 4 (1.39%) Selenium
9 3 (1.05%) Hudson
9 3 (1.05%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.05%) PostCSS
10 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.70%) Mockito
10 2 (0.70%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (5.92%) Finance
2 14 (4.88%) Billing
3 13 (4.53%) Publishing
4 11 (3.83%) Marketing
5 6 (2.09%) Retail
6 4 (1.39%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Back Office
7 1 (0.35%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Games
7 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (34.49%) CSS
1 99 (34.49%) HTML
2 96 (33.45%) AngularJS
3 88 (30.66%) .NET
4 62 (21.60%) jQuery
5 49 (17.07%) Angular 2
6 45 (15.68%) React
7 38 (13.24%) ASP.NET
8 29 (10.10%) Node.js
9 23 (8.01%) Vue.js
10 22 (7.67%) HTML5
11 19 (6.62%) Sass
11 19 (6.62%) Spring
12 18 (6.27%) LESS
13 17 (5.92%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (5.57%) .NET Framework
14 16 (5.57%) Kafka
15 14 (4.88%) CSS3
16 13 (4.53%) RESTful
16 13 (4.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.23%) User Experience
2 8 (2.79%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.05%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.05%) Replication
6 2 (0.70%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.70%) Clustering
6 2 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.35%) Fintech
7 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.14%) Android
2 6 (2.09%) Windows
3 5 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.39%) Linux
4 4 (1.39%) Unix
5 2 (0.70%) Fedora
5 2 (0.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (19.51%) Front End Development
3 40 (13.94%) Software Engineering
4 37 (12.89%) Test Automation
5 32 (11.15%) DevOps
5 32 (11.15%) MVC
6 29 (10.10%) Microservices
7 19 (6.62%) Scrum
7 19 (6.62%) TDD
8 18 (6.27%) Web Development
9 17 (5.92%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (5.92%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 17 (5.92%) ETL
9 17 (5.92%) SDLC
10 15 (5.23%) CRM
11 14 (4.88%) UX Design
12 13 (4.53%) Quote-to-Cash
13 12 (4.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (3.83%) Unit Testing
14 11 (3.83%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 146 (50.87%) JavaScript
2 59 (20.56%) Java
3 56 (19.51%) SQL
4 48 (16.72%) C#
5 31 (10.80%) Go
6 21 (7.32%) PHP
7 15 (5.23%) Python
8 14 (4.88%) T-SQL
9 13 (4.53%) Java 8
10 11 (3.83%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.44%) C++
12 6 (2.09%) PHP 5
12 6 (2.09%) PHP 7
13 4 (1.39%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.39%) Ruby
13 4 (1.39%) VBA
14 3 (1.05%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.05%) VB
15 2 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (2.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.39%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 29 (10.10%) Docker
2 2 (0.70%) Firmware
3 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (5.23%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.18%) Ansible
2 12 (4.18%) Terraform
3 6 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.09%) Puppet
4 2 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (12.89%) Salesforce.com
2 26 (9.06%) Oracle
3 19 (6.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.14%) Google
5 3 (1.05%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.05%) HP
6 2 (0.70%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe
7 1 (0.35%) Facebook
7 1 (0.35%) IBM
7 1 (0.35%) Informatica
7 1 (0.35%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore