The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Senior Developer
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 57 51
Rank change year-on-year -4 -6  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 7 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.12% 1.00% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.03% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 15
Median daily rate £525 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £429 £400
% change year-on-year -3.79% +7.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -7.73%  

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 603 583 739
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 96.63% 97.17% 98.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 409 496
Median daily rate £415 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 38
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £32.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Oxfordshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Oxfordshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Oxfordshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Oxfordshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford 0 5 £525 +31.25% 5
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 8 (36.36%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) MVC
5 6 (27.27%) Spring
5 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) HTML5
5 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
6 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
7 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) Maven
7 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (18.18%) BDD
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 4 (18.18%) React
7 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
8 3 (13.64%) Dropwizard
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (13.64%) RESTful

Senior 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 2 (9.09%) JBoss
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) NServiceBus
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Sitefinity
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Maven
2 2 (9.09%) Grunt
2 2 (9.09%) gulp
2 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
2 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) Mockito
3 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Automotive
2 1 (4.55%) Billing
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 6 (27.27%) HTML5
2 6 (27.27%) Spring
2 6 (27.27%) Web Services
3 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 4 (18.18%) jQuery
4 4 (18.18%) React
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.64%) Ajax
5 3 (13.64%) Dropwizard
5 3 (13.64%) REST
5 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 3 (13.64%) SOAP
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) Entity Framework
6 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) MVC
5 4 (18.18%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.64%) Pair Programming
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
7 2 (9.09%) SOA
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Web Application Development
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
6 2 (9.09%) Groovy
6 2 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) C
7 1 (4.55%) C++
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) Scala
7 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) New Relic
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft