Period
to 30 March 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

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 Software Engineer
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 52 73 106
Rank change year-on-year +21 +33 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 3 3 3
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.60% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.38% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -15.00% -
South East median daily rate £441 £438 £500
% change year-on-year +0.86% -12.50% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £49.50 £8.00
% change year-on-year -4.04% +518.75% -80.61%

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 484 793 1,244
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 97.78% 97.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 567 923
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £170 £159 £260
90th Percentile £575 £588 £600
South East median daily rate £430 £448 £425
% change year-on-year -3.91% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 37
Median hourly rate £20.90 £20.71 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.92% +21.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £10.95 £15.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £49.30 £48.75 £47.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.69 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.98% +9.40% +2.86%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Senior Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Oxfordshire.

Hourly rate trend for Senior Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, Senior Software Engineer 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 Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC

Senior Software Engineer 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree