Period
to 21 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Programmer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - +88 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.17% - 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Oxfordshire median daily rate £413 - £320
South East median daily rate £413 £413 £350
% change year-on-year - +17.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £15.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +233.33% -63.64% -7.82%

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 1152 1132 1424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.56% 97.25% 97.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 825 933
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +18.52%
10th Percentile £230 £215 £220
90th Percentile £558 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 56 100
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.46 £10.44 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.80 £34.75 £38.10
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11% +2.21%

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 Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Flask
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) Chai
2 1 (50.00%) Mocha
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ETL

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 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Mocha
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Chai
1 1 (50.00%) Django
1 1 (50.00%) Flask
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker