The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.17% - 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £413 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £340
% change year-on-year +6.45% +13.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 £17.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +280.28% -49.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 576 555 710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 97.79% 96.86% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 410 446
Median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.79% -27.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.02 £11.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) Mocha
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) RedGate
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (50.00%) Chai
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Windows

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 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Mocha
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Chai
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreaded Programming
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) MVVM
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) RedGate