Period
to 19 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Software Engineer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 83 99
Rank change year-on-year +23 +16 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.96% 0.65% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.67% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £419 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% -16.25% +11.11%
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £488
% change year-on-year - -2.71% +35.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £47.50 -
South East median hourly rate - £51.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year - +7.37% -

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 611 1,196 1,152
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 97.24% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 860 881
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £160 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £600 £580
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 52 36
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.63 £20.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.51% +15.36% +7.70%
10th Percentile £16.38 £13.53 £10.15
90th Percentile £125.00 £51.00 £62.50
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £20.17 £18.00
% change year-on-year +18.99% +12.06% -5.26%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

Senior Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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 +18 1 £425 +3.03% 10
Senior Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, 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 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) RESTful
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (50.00%) C
4 3 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (50.00%) User Experience
4 3 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (33.33%) Microservices
5 2 (33.33%) GCP
5 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Google
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Go
5 2 (33.33%) Docker
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) AWS
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Avionics
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) AWS
1 2 (33.33%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Avionics
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) DevOps
3 2 (33.33%) Microservices
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Go
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google