Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 75 76
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 29 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.35% 2.71% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.78% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 23
Oxfordshire median daily rate £525 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.51% +2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £390 £381 £363
90th Percentile £586 £543 £518
South East median daily rate £465 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00

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 1183 1224 1299
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 97.69% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 871 925
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +7.38%
10th Percentile £250 £206 £213
90th Percentile £582 £538 £520
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 43 75
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £17.77 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +6.25% +4.92%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.55 £9.99
90th Percentile £62.50 £40.50 £54.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -2 14 £525 +10.53% 7
Kidlington - 3 - -
Abingdon -5 1 £425 -
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 21 (72.41%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (44.83%) TDD
5 11 (37.93%) SQL
5 11 (37.93%) AngularJS
5 11 (37.93%) React
6 10 (34.48%) Node.js
7 9 (31.03%) jQuery
8 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
8 8 (27.59%) Oracle
8 8 (27.59%) MVC
8 8 (27.59%) Scrum
9 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
9 7 (24.14%) JSF
9 7 (24.14%) Puppet
9 7 (24.14%) Process Improvement
9 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (24.14%) Ansible
10 6 (20.69%) Play Framework
10 6 (20.69%) REST
10 6 (20.69%) Maven
10 6 (20.69%) Spring
10 6 (20.69%) Kanban
10 6 (20.69%) HTML
10 6 (20.69%) SOA
10 6 (20.69%) Ant
10 6 (20.69%) JUnit
10 6 (20.69%) BDD
11 5 (17.24%) Linux

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 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.45%) Drupal
2 1 (3.45%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.45%) Sitefinity
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Ant
1 6 (20.69%) JUnit
1 6 (20.69%) Maven
2 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) Mockito
4 2 (6.90%) Grunt
4 2 (6.90%) gulp
4 2 (6.90%) IntelliJ
4 2 (6.90%) JMeter
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
5 1 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Advertising
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) AngularJS
1 11 (37.93%) React
2 10 (34.48%) Node.js
3 9 (31.03%) jQuery
4 7 (24.14%) JSF
5 6 (20.69%) HTML
5 6 (20.69%) Play Framework
5 6 (20.69%) REST
5 6 (20.69%) Spring
6 5 (17.24%) Web Services
6 5 (17.24%) XML
7 4 (13.79%) Ajax
7 4 (13.79%) Grails
7 4 (13.79%) Java EE
7 4 (13.79%) JMS
7 4 (13.79%) Spring MVC
8 3 (10.34%) .NET
8 3 (10.34%) JSR 168
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle ADF
8 3 (10.34%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Clustering
1 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 8 (27.59%) Scrum
3 8 (27.59%) Unit Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
4 7 (24.14%) Process Improvement
5 6 (20.69%) BDD
5 6 (20.69%) Kanban
5 6 (20.69%) SOA
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.79%) Product Management
7 3 (10.34%) Build Automation
7 3 (10.34%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) Microservices
7 3 (10.34%) Pair Programming
7 3 (10.34%) Personalization
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) XPath
5 2 (6.90%) Groovy
5 2 (6.90%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) C++
6 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Ansible
1 7 (24.14%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (24.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) New Relic
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft