Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £575 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 23 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.

Programmer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 97 86
Rank change year-on-year -11 -11 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.082% 0.083% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.085% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £575 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +109.09% -21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £538 £263 £322
90th Percentile £613 £288 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -22.22%

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 1,179 1,178 1,160
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.44% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 839 853
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £225 £200 £213
90th Percentile £600 £564 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 62
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% +11.11%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.75 £9.98
90th Percentile £53.50 £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%

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Programmer in Oxfordshire

Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Programmer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Programmer in Oxfordshire

Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer in Oxfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Programmer in Oxfordshire

Programmer
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 Programmer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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 £575 - 1
Programmer
South East

Programmer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) React

Programmer 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) React
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet