Period
to 17 October 2019

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

SOLID Principles
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 78 79
Rank change year-on-year +22 +1 +27
Contract jobs citing SOLID 7 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.10% 1.29% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.47% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 21
Oxfordshire median daily rate £534 £415 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.61% -22.79% +13.16%
10th Percentile £419 £398 £450
90th Percentile £556 £485 £588
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.07 £21.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +63.09% -52.22% +5.88%

SOLID 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 516 1,092 1,028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 80.75% 88.28% 85.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 802 803
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £160 £282 £275
90th Percentile £575 £600 £580
South East median daily rate £450 £434 £425
% change year-on-year +3.81% +2.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 20
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +8.64% +15.71%
10th Percentile £17.28 £13.50 £11.92
90th Percentile £114.27 £48.75 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £27.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -

SOLID
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for SOLID in Oxfordshire

SOLID
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SOLID in Oxfordshire

SOLID
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 SOLID within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 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 +17 4 £538 +29.52% 2
Abingdon -3 1 - - 1
SOLID
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SOLID 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 SOLID.

1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Functional Programming
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Jetty
3 4 (57.14%) OWASP
3 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 4 (57.14%) AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
3 4 (57.14%) Kibana
3 4 (57.14%) Graphite
3 4 (57.14%) Datadog
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
3 4 (57.14%) Machine Learning
3 4 (57.14%) ATDD
3 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
3 4 (57.14%) Kafka
3 4 (57.14%) Gradle
3 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) New Relic
3 4 (57.14%) StatsD
3 4 (57.14%) Docker

SOLID
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 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Apache Spark
1 4 (57.14%) ColdFusion
1 4 (57.14%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) AWS
1 4 (57.14%) Datadog
2 3 (42.86%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) FTP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
1 4 (57.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) GoCD
1 4 (57.14%) Gradle
1 4 (57.14%) IntelliJ
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
1 4 (57.14%) TeamCity
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Scala Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Scala Developer
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 3 (42.86%) HTML Developer
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Dropwizard
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
1 4 (57.14%) Java SE
1 4 (57.14%) Kafka
1 4 (57.14%) Lambda Expressions
1 4 (57.14%) LAMP
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
1 4 (57.14%) Spring Boot
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Core
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Replication
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
3 1 (14.29%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) DevOps
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Functional Programming
3 4 (57.14%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (57.14%) ATDD
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (57.14%) Immutable Server
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure as Code
3 4 (57.14%) Machine Learning
3 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 4 (57.14%) OWASP
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Refactoring
3 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineering
3 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Java 9
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Kotlin
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
1 4 (57.14%) Scala
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java 8
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Graphite
1 4 (57.14%) Kibana
1 4 (57.14%) logstash
1 4 (57.14%) Nagios
1 4 (57.14%) StatsD
1 4 (57.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) New Relic
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft