Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 60 64
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 -24
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 66 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.39% 4.28% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.51% 4.92% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 32 37
Oxfordshire median daily rate £500 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +18.18% -12.00%
10th Percentile £387 £413 £213
90th Percentile £583 £614 £475
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £370
% change year-on-year +5.88% +14.86% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £55.00 £40.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.80% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31.50 £36.20 £37.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £42.55 £49.50
South East median hourly rate £45.39 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.80% - +6.25%

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 1014 1097 1069
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 82.84% 86.93% 80.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 775 780
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £214 £227
90th Percentile £590 £550 £520
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 33 44
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -11.11% +52.54%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.09 £12.70
90th Percentile £77.50 £42.55 £55.53
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%

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 24 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 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 +17 56 £500 -1.57% 27
Kidlington -6 5 £475 +5.56%
Abingdon -1 1 £550 - 6
Software Engineering
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (56.06%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (43.94%) TDD
3 29 (43.94%) Kanban
3 29 (43.94%) Scrum
4 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 26 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (39.39%) Pair Programming
6 25 (37.88%) HTML
6 25 (37.88%) Java
6 25 (37.88%) CSS
6 25 (37.88%) Test Automation
7 24 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 23 (34.85%) SQL
8 23 (34.85%) Web Development
9 22 (33.33%) Web Services
9 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 15 (22.73%) React
10 15 (22.73%) BDD
10 15 (22.73%) MVC
10 15 (22.73%) SOA
11 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (21.21%) PL/SQL
11 14 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (21.21%) Groovy
11 14 (21.21%) Talend Open Studio
11 14 (21.21%) Talend
11 14 (21.21%) MongoDB
11 14 (21.21%) Node.js
11 14 (21.21%) Play Framework

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 4 (6.06%) Apache Spark
1 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Confluence
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Magento
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 37 (56.06%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (7.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (7.58%) Amazon S3
3 5 (7.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (7.58%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (7.58%) Serverless
4 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.52%) GSM
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
1 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.52%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) Data Warehouse
1 14 (21.21%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (7.58%) Big Data
4 5 (7.58%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.52%) MySQL
6 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.52%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 14 (21.21%) Talend Open Studio
3 13 (19.70%) Grunt
3 13 (19.70%) gulp
3 13 (19.70%) IntelliJ
4 9 (13.64%) JIRA
5 8 (12.12%) Maven
6 5 (7.58%) Artifactory
6 5 (7.58%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.58%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (4.55%) JUnit
8 2 (3.03%) Ant
8 2 (3.03%) Mockito
8 2 (3.03%) Subversion
8 2 (3.03%) VectorCAST
9 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.52%) FrontPage
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (18.18%) Publishing
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Games
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (72.73%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) Software Engineer
3 18 (27.27%) AWS Developer
3 18 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 15 (22.73%) AWS Engineer
5 13 (19.70%) Agile Developer
5 13 (19.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 12 (18.18%) SQL Developer
7 11 (16.67%) AWS Software Engineer
8 10 (15.15%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 9 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (12.12%) Node.js Developer
10 8 (12.12%) Talend Developer
11 7 (10.61%) ETL Developer
12 6 (9.09%) Java Engineer
12 6 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
12 6 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
13 4 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
13 4 (6.06%) JavaScript Engineer
13 4 (6.06%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) CSS
1 25 (37.88%) HTML
2 24 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 22 (33.33%) Web Services
4 15 (22.73%) React
5 14 (21.21%) Hystrix
5 14 (21.21%) Node.js
5 14 (21.21%) Play Framework
6 13 (19.70%) Dropwizard
6 13 (19.70%) HTML5
6 13 (19.70%) Scalatra
7 9 (13.64%) CSS3
8 8 (12.12%) JSON
8 8 (12.12%) LESS
8 8 (12.12%) Sass
9 5 (7.58%) jQuery
10 4 (6.06%) REST
10 4 (6.06%) Spring
11 3 (4.55%) Java EE
11 3 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Semantic Web
2 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (71.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.94%) Kanban
2 29 (43.94%) Scrum
2 29 (43.94%) TDD
3 26 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (39.39%) Pair Programming
4 25 (37.88%) Test Automation
5 23 (34.85%) Web Development
6 15 (22.73%) BDD
6 15 (22.73%) MVC
6 15 (22.73%) SOA
7 14 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (19.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 13 (19.70%) Domain-Driven Design
8 13 (19.70%) Front End Development
8 13 (19.70%) Kimball Methodology
8 13 (19.70%) Open Source
8 13 (19.70%) Refactoring
8 13 (19.70%) SOLID
8 13 (19.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 25 (37.88%) Java
3 23 (34.85%) SQL
4 14 (21.21%) Groovy
4 14 (21.21%) PL/SQL
5 8 (12.12%) PHP
5 8 (12.12%) Scala
6 6 (9.09%) Python
7 3 (4.55%) C
7 3 (4.55%) C#
8 2 (3.03%) XPath
9 1 (1.52%) Ruby
9 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) IEC 62304
2 2 (3.03%) MISRA
2 2 (3.03%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Terraform
2 7 (10.61%) Puppet
3 4 (6.06%) Mesos
4 2 (3.03%) Ansible
4 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (21.21%) Talend
2 13 (19.70%) New Relic
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle
4 4 (6.06%) Infor
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Splunk