Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the 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.

Software Engineering
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 51 44
Rank change year-on-year +32 -7 +27
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 78 59 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.13% 4.82% 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.51% 5.58% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 48 51
Oxfordshire median daily rate £488 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £306 £379 £363
90th Percentile £550 £590 £615
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +20.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £42.25 £31.75 £35.85
90th Percentile £51.75 £77.50 £42.35
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.39 £42.00
% change year-on-year -0.86% +8.07% -1.18%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 820 1,057 1,069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 85.51% 86.43% 87.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 836 764
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £291 £263 £213
90th Percentile £575 £609 £568
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 18 41
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +24.29% -36.36%
10th Percentile £14.25 £15.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £77.50 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +12.41% +6.76% -21.05%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Oxfordshire

Software Engineering
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 Software Engineering within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 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 +21 40 £500 - 78
Abingdon +7 26 £453 -17.73% 12
Kidlington +4 2 - - 6
Wantage - 1 £300 - 2
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 44 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (47.44%) Java
3 35 (44.87%) AngularJS
4 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
5 25 (32.05%) User Experience
6 24 (30.77%) Microservices
7 23 (29.49%) Mathematics
7 23 (29.49%) Computer Science
8 22 (28.21%) Test Automation
9 21 (26.92%) Oracle
10 19 (24.36%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (23.08%) HTML
11 18 (23.08%) UX Design
11 18 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (23.08%) Angular 2
12 17 (21.79%) .NET
13 16 (20.51%) Go
14 15 (19.23%) Docker
14 15 (19.23%) Web Application Development
14 15 (19.23%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 14 (17.95%) Web Services
15 14 (17.95%) Google
16 13 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
16 13 (16.67%) CSS
17 11 (14.10%) Kubernetes
17 11 (14.10%) Kafka
17 11 (14.10%) CRM
18 10 (12.82%) Finance
18 10 (12.82%) Java 8
18 10 (12.82%) DevOps

Software Engineering
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 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.28%) Drupal
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 13 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (5.13%) Serverless
4 1 (1.28%) GitHub
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) 3GPP
1 1 (1.28%) DVB
1 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
1 1 (1.28%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.41%) MySQL
1 5 (6.41%) Redis
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (5.13%) Big Data
3 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.56%) Ant
3 2 (2.56%) JUnit
3 2 (2.56%) Maven
3 2 (2.56%) Mockito
3 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.28%) JIRA
4 1 (1.28%) Selenium
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.41%) Marketing
4 4 (5.13%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.85%) Back Office
6 2 (2.56%) Electronics
7 1 (1.28%) Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Games
7 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.28%) Publishing
7 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Software Engineer
2 41 (52.56%) Developer
3 18 (23.08%) Java Engineer
3 18 (23.08%) Java Software Engineer
4 16 (20.51%) Java Developer
5 14 (17.95%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 13 (16.67%) AWS Developer
7 11 (14.10%) AWS Engineer
7 11 (14.10%) AWS Software Engineer
8 10 (12.82%) Salesforce Developer
9 9 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (11.54%) Java Software Developer
10 8 (10.26%) Angular Developer
11 7 (8.97%) Salesforce Software Engineer
11 7 (8.97%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
12 6 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
12 6 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (7.69%) Software Developer
12 6 (7.69%) Software Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.87%) AngularJS
2 18 (23.08%) Angular 2
2 18 (23.08%) HTML
3 17 (21.79%) .NET
4 14 (17.95%) Web Services
5 13 (16.67%) CSS
6 11 (14.10%) Kafka
7 9 (11.54%) HTML5
8 8 (10.26%) React
9 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
10 6 (7.69%) Node.js
11 5 (6.41%) .NET Framework
11 5 (6.41%) jQuery
11 5 (6.41%) Razor View Engine
11 5 (6.41%) WPF
12 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (5.13%) Dapper ORM
12 4 (5.13%) Entity Framework
12 4 (5.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.05%) User Experience
2 8 (10.26%) Life Science
3 4 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.28%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.26%) Linux
2 5 (6.41%) Android
3 3 (3.85%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.28%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) Microservices
3 23 (29.49%) Computer Science
3 23 (29.49%) Mathematics
4 22 (28.21%) Test Automation
5 18 (23.08%) UX Design
6 15 (19.23%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 15 (19.23%) Web Application Development
7 11 (14.10%) CRM
8 10 (12.82%) DevOps
9 9 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.26%) Front End Development
10 8 (10.26%) MVC
11 7 (8.97%) Quote-to-Cash
12 6 (7.69%) Kanban
12 6 (7.69%) Scrum
13 5 (6.41%) B2B
13 5 (6.41%) Continuous Deployment
13 5 (6.41%) ERP
13 5 (6.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) Java
2 31 (39.74%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.51%) Go
4 10 (12.82%) Java 8
5 8 (10.26%) C#
5 8 (10.26%) C++
6 6 (7.69%) SQL
7 5 (6.41%) TypeScript
8 4 (5.13%) PHP
8 4 (5.13%) Python
9 3 (3.85%) Apex Code
9 3 (3.85%) C
9 3 (3.85%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.56%) Groovy
10 2 (2.56%) Scala
11 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.28%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.28%) PhD
System Software
1 15 (19.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) Kubernetes
2 8 (10.26%) Ansible
3 6 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.69%) Puppet
4 2 (2.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Oracle
2 19 (24.36%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (17.95%) Google
4 3 (3.85%) Adyen
4 3 (3.85%) WorldPay
5 2 (2.56%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.28%) Facebook
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft