Period
to 22 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 410 434 298
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 33.17% 37.67% 27.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.77% 38.54% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 321 278
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +12.00% -3.54%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £269
90th Percentile £575 £560 £490
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.43% +44.33%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +11.84%

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 1,214 1,126 1,036
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.22% 97.74% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 794 782
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £423 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% +12.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £250 £191 £194
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 54 55
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.79% -12.12%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.90 £10.70
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £38.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +8.82%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -1 259 £425 - 98
Kidlington -7 9 £450 - 3
Banbury +2 6 £350 - 12
Thame +1 5 £500 +17.65% 4
Abingdon -5 5 £500 +42.86% 14
Bicester -1 2 £288 - 2
Henley-on-Thames 0 1 £375 +36.36% 2
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 220 (53.66%) JavaScript
2 175 (42.68%) AngularJS
3 166 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
4 156 (38.05%) HTML
5 142 (34.63%) CSS
6 114 (27.80%) SQL
7 112 (27.32%) Java
8 105 (25.61%) jQuery
9 96 (23.41%) Node.js
10 89 (21.71%) Front End Development
11 82 (20.00%) MVC
12 70 (17.07%) React
13 66 (16.10%) C#
13 66 (16.10%) SQL Server
14 65 (15.85%) .NET
15 64 (15.61%) TDD
16 62 (15.12%) Git (software)
17 56 (13.66%) Microservices
18 54 (13.17%) Spring
18 54 (13.17%) Amazon AWS
19 53 (12.93%) Unit Testing
19 53 (12.93%) HTML5
20 52 (12.68%) Web Development
21 48 (11.71%) BDD
22 47 (11.46%) REST
23 46 (11.22%) Software Engineering
24 45 (10.98%) Oracle
25 44 (10.73%) MySQL
25 44 (10.73%) ASP.NET
26 43 (10.49%) Ansible

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 35 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (4.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (1.46%) Drupal
4 5 (1.22%) NServiceBus
5 4 (0.98%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.98%) CMS
5 4 (0.98%) Mongoose
6 2 (0.49%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.49%) IIS
6 2 (0.49%) WordPress
7 1 (0.24%) Mule
7 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.49%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 16 (3.90%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.95%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.46%) Magento
4 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 54 (13.17%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (7.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (6.10%) GitHub
4 21 (5.12%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (4.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (2.68%) PaaS
7 5 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.73%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.73%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.73%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.73%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.73%) Google Compute Engine
8 3 (0.73%) IaaS
9 2 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.49%) Slack
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.24%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.22%) HTTP
1 5 (1.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.24%) DNS
2 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (16.10%) SQL Server
2 44 (10.73%) MySQL
3 21 (5.12%) Redis
4 17 (4.15%) NoSQL
4 17 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.66%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.68%) Big Data
7 11 (2.68%) Power BI
7 11 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.44%) MariaDB
9 9 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.20%) Qlik Sense
10 8 (1.95%) Relational Database
10 8 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (1.46%) Sisense
13 5 (1.22%) Looker
14 4 (0.98%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 62 (15.12%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.54%) JUnit
3 34 (8.29%) Mockito
4 30 (7.32%) Maven
5 19 (4.63%) Ant
6 18 (4.39%) webpack
7 16 (3.90%) JIRA
7 16 (3.90%) Subversion
8 12 (2.93%) Grunt
8 12 (2.93%) gulp
9 8 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (1.71%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.46%) jMock
12 5 (1.22%) Gradle
12 5 (1.22%) Mocha
12 5 (1.22%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.98%) Bitbucket
13 4 (0.98%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.98%) JHipster
14 3 (0.73%) CircleCI
General
1 26 (6.34%) Finance
2 19 (4.63%) Publishing
3 6 (1.46%) Marketing
4 5 (1.22%) Billing
5 4 (0.98%) Back Office
6 2 (0.49%) Games
6 2 (0.49%) Law
7 1 (0.24%) Automotive
7 1 (0.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.24%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (42.68%) AngularJS
2 156 (38.05%) HTML
3 142 (34.63%) CSS
4 105 (25.61%) jQuery
5 96 (23.41%) Node.js
6 70 (17.07%) React
7 65 (15.85%) .NET
8 54 (13.17%) Spring
9 53 (12.93%) HTML5
10 47 (11.46%) REST
11 44 (10.73%) ASP.NET
12 40 (9.76%) Web Services
13 38 (9.27%) CSS3
13 38 (9.27%) RESTful
14 36 (8.78%) Angular 2
14 36 (8.78%) XML
15 26 (6.34%) Ajax
16 24 (5.85%) JSON
17 22 (5.37%) Spring MVC
18 21 (5.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.83%) User Experience
2 19 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (2.20%) CUDA
4 8 (1.95%) N-Tier
5 6 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.22%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (0.73%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.49%) New Media
8 2 (0.49%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.24%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.24%) Animation
9 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.24%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (9.76%) Linux
2 4 (0.98%) Android
2 4 (0.98%) Windows
3 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.24%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (40.49%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (21.71%) Front End Development
3 82 (20.00%) MVC
4 64 (15.61%) TDD
5 56 (13.66%) Microservices
6 53 (12.93%) Unit Testing
7 52 (12.68%) Web Development
8 48 (11.71%) BDD
9 46 (11.22%) Software Engineering
10 42 (10.24%) Test Automation
11 36 (8.78%) Scrum
12 29 (7.07%) Continuous Delivery
12 29 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (6.83%) Deployment Automation
14 27 (6.59%) DevOps
15 26 (6.34%) Configuration Management
15 26 (6.34%) Process Improvement
16 21 (5.12%) ETL
16 21 (5.12%) SOA
17 20 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 220 (53.66%) JavaScript
2 114 (27.80%) SQL
3 112 (27.32%) Java
4 66 (16.10%) C#
5 38 (9.27%) PHP
6 29 (7.07%) TypeScript
7 25 (6.10%) ES6
7 25 (6.10%) Python
8 17 (4.15%) XPath
9 16 (3.90%) C++
9 16 (3.90%) VB.NET
10 15 (3.66%) Java 8
11 14 (3.41%) Go
12 12 (2.93%) Scala
13 9 (2.20%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.95%) Apex Code
14 8 (1.95%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.95%) PL/SQL
15 5 (1.22%) Groovy
15 5 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (0.98%) Degree
2 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.61%) QA
2 4 (0.98%) GDPR
3 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (7.07%) Docker
2 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (10.49%) Ansible
2 28 (6.83%) Opscode Chef
2 28 (6.83%) Puppet
3 23 (5.61%) Terraform
4 3 (0.73%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.49%) Mesos
Vendors
1 45 (10.98%) Oracle
2 23 (5.61%) Google
3 18 (4.39%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.95%) New Relic
6 7 (1.71%) Talend
7 4 (0.98%) Splunk
8 3 (0.73%) Capita
8 3 (0.73%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.49%) Assembla
9 2 (0.49%) HP
9 2 (0.49%) Informatica
9 2 (0.49%) Tableau
10 1 (0.24%) Apiary
10 1 (0.24%) Sybase
10 1 (0.24%) Zend