Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 397 451 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 33.31% 37.27% 29.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 34.46% 38.25% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 317 320
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £307 £313 £260
90th Percentile £584 £574 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 15
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £22.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.00% +143.90%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% +7.14%

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 1,152 1,179 1,167
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.44% 96.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 838 858
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £213
90th Percentile £600 £563 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 61
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.75 £9.98
90th Percentile £56.50 £37.25 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.23% +21.84%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -1 256 £450 - 115
Kidlington -2 17 £463 +2.78% 6
Abingdon -6 4 £388 +10.71% 18
Witney -2 3 - - 6
Bicester - 2 £313 - 3
Henley-on-Thames +1 1 £375 +36.36% 1
Banbury -3 1 £375 +19.05% 17
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 221 (55.67%) JavaScript
2 152 (38.29%) AngularJS
3 150 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 144 (36.27%) Java
5 141 (35.52%) HTML
6 137 (34.51%) SQL
7 132 (33.25%) CSS
8 113 (28.46%) jQuery
9 112 (28.21%) MVC
10 99 (24.94%) Amazon AWS
11 87 (21.91%) C#
12 85 (21.41%) TDD
13 83 (20.91%) SQL Server
14 82 (20.65%) React
15 81 (20.40%) .NET
16 80 (20.15%) Node.js
17 74 (18.64%) Oracle
17 74 (18.64%) Web Services
18 72 (18.14%) Unit Testing
19 70 (17.63%) REST
20 67 (16.88%) Spring
21 66 (16.62%) ASP.NET
22 57 (14.36%) Scrum
23 55 (13.85%) BDD
23 55 (13.85%) Git (software)
24 51 (12.85%) Front End Development
25 49 (12.34%) Ansible
25 49 (12.34%) HTML5
25 49 (12.34%) JUnit
26 46 (11.59%) SOA

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 29 (7.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 27 (6.80%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.77%) Drupal
4 9 (2.27%) CMS
5 8 (2.02%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.76%) IIS
7 6 (1.51%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.51%) Mongoose
8 5 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.26%) WordPress
9 4 (1.01%) Confluence
9 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.76%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.25%) Apache
12 1 (0.25%) Mule
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) InDesign
1 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (5.54%) Oracle BPM
2 14 (3.53%) Markit EDM
3 9 (2.27%) Magento
4 7 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 7 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.76%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.25%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 99 (24.94%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.30%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (2.77%) GitHub
6 10 (2.52%) PaaS
7 8 (2.02%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.76%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (1.76%) Boomi
8 7 (1.76%) IaaS
9 5 (1.26%) Office 365
10 4 (1.01%) Amazon Glacier
10 4 (1.01%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (1.01%) Heroku
11 2 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.50%) npm
11 2 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 2 (0.50%) Slack
12 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.25%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.27%) HTTP
2 8 (2.02%) Internet
2 8 (2.02%) Intranet
3 7 (1.76%) FTP
4 2 (0.50%) SMS
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.57%) MySQL
3 27 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (6.55%) MongoDB
5 19 (4.79%) NoSQL
6 16 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.02%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (2.02%) Redis
8 8 (2.02%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.76%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.26%) Big Data
10 5 (1.26%) OLAP
10 5 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (1.26%) Power BI
10 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (13.85%) Git (software)
2 49 (12.34%) JUnit
3 44 (11.08%) Maven
4 43 (10.83%) Mockito
5 34 (8.56%) Ant
6 20 (5.04%) Grunt
6 20 (5.04%) gulp
7 14 (3.53%) Subversion
7 14 (3.53%) webpack
8 12 (3.02%) Jenkins
9 11 (2.77%) IntelliJ
10 9 (2.27%) JIRA
11 8 (2.02%) Gradle
11 8 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (1.51%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.26%) JDeveloper
13 5 (1.26%) JMeter
13 5 (1.26%) Mocha
General
1 26 (6.55%) Publishing
2 23 (5.79%) Finance
3 11 (2.77%) Billing
4 4 (1.01%) Back Office
4 4 (1.01%) Marketing
5 2 (0.50%) Advertising
5 2 (0.50%) Front Office
6 1 (0.25%) Games
6 1 (0.25%) Retail
6 1 (0.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (38.29%) AngularJS
2 141 (35.52%) HTML
3 132 (33.25%) CSS
4 113 (28.46%) jQuery
5 82 (20.65%) React
6 81 (20.40%) .NET
7 80 (20.15%) Node.js
8 74 (18.64%) Web Services
9 70 (17.63%) REST
10 67 (16.88%) Spring
11 66 (16.62%) ASP.NET
12 49 (12.34%) HTML5
13 45 (11.34%) XML
14 37 (9.32%) Ajax
14 37 (9.32%) RESTful
15 36 (9.07%) CSS3
16 31 (7.81%) Play Framework
17 27 (6.80%) JSON
17 27 (6.80%) Spring MVC
18 26 (6.55%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (3.27%) User Experience
3 12 (3.02%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.51%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.01%) New Media
6 3 (0.76%) Clustering
6 3 (0.76%) Semantic Web
7 2 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.50%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.50%) Minimum Viable Product
7 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.50%) Wiki
8 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.25%) Animation
8 1 (0.25%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.25%) Fintech
8 1 (0.25%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.34%) Linux
2 5 (1.26%) Windows
3 3 (0.76%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.50%) Android
4 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.50%) Unix
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (28.21%) MVC
3 85 (21.41%) TDD
4 72 (18.14%) Unit Testing
5 57 (14.36%) Scrum
6 55 (13.85%) BDD
7 51 (12.85%) Front End Development
8 46 (11.59%) SOA
8 46 (11.59%) Web Development
9 45 (11.34%) Configuration Management
10 43 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (9.32%) Kanban
12 35 (8.82%) Software Engineering
13 34 (8.56%) Test Automation
14 33 (8.31%) Process Improvement
15 31 (7.81%) Microservices
16 26 (6.55%) Pair Programming
16 26 (6.55%) Product Management
17 23 (5.79%) DevOps
18 21 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 221 (55.67%) JavaScript
2 144 (36.27%) Java
3 137 (34.51%) SQL
4 87 (21.91%) C#
5 45 (11.34%) PHP
6 27 (6.80%) VB.NET
7 24 (6.05%) T-SQL
8 22 (5.54%) XPath
9 19 (4.79%) Python
10 16 (4.03%) ES6
11 13 (3.27%) Groovy
11 13 (3.27%) PL/SQL
12 10 (2.52%) Apex Code
12 10 (2.52%) Ruby
13 8 (2.02%) Scala
14 5 (1.26%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.26%) TypeScript
15 4 (1.01%) C++
15 4 (1.01%) PHP 7
15 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (2.02%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (1.26%) Degree
3 4 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.79%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (7.56%) Docker
2 3 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 49 (12.34%) Ansible
2 43 (10.83%) Opscode Chef
2 43 (10.83%) Puppet
3 8 (2.02%) Terraform
4 4 (1.01%) Mesos
5 3 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.25%) logstash
Vendors
1 74 (18.64%) Oracle
2 37 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.79%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (3.27%) New Relic
5 7 (1.76%) Dell
6 4 (1.01%) Zend
7 3 (0.76%) Capita
7 3 (0.76%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.76%) Talend
7 3 (0.76%) Twitter
7 3 (0.76%) VMware
7 3 (0.76%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.50%) Assembla
8 2 (0.50%) Google
8 2 (0.50%) HP
8 2 (0.50%) Splunk
8 2 (0.50%) Sybase
8 2 (0.50%) Tableau
9 1 (0.25%) Adobe
9 1 (0.25%) Informatica