The first table below looks at the demand for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Oxford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 20 12 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.76% 10.00% 11.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.74% 37.88% 66.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 15
Average daily rate £350 £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £405 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
Qualifications Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27 66 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 11.69% 26.40% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 23
Average daily rate £350 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £452 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 9
Average hourly rate - £13.55 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
Degree
Oxfordshire

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the Oxford region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Oxford region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) HTTP
3 4 (15.38%) CRM
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) Web Services
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) Computer Security
3 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security
4 3 (11.54%) Informatics
4 3 (11.54%) Biology
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) Bioinformatics
4 3 (11.54%) Ajax
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
4 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
4 3 (11.54%) SaaS
4 3 (11.54%) ColdFusion
4 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 3 (11.54%) XML
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 3 (11.54%) SAP
4 3 (11.54%) SOAP
4 3 (11.54%) UML
4 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) ColdFusion
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
1 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.85%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.54%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) MarkLogic
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Publishing
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) General Ledger
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 4 (15.38%) IT Security Officer
2 4 (15.38%) Security Officer
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) ColdFusion Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Communications Manager
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
1 4 (15.38%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 3 (11.54%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
2 3 (11.54%) Informatics
2 3 (11.54%) Biology
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Solaris
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) CRM
1 4 (15.38%) Information Security
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Security
2 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
2 3 (11.54%) Scrum
2 3 (11.54%) UML
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Analytics
4 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Cash Management
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Korn
3 1 (3.85%) C-shell
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (3.85%) ACCA
1 1 (3.85%) CIMA
1 1 (3.85%) CIPD
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Siebel
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.85%) Veritas
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Mercator